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Acne: The Common and Treatable Skin Condition

Acne: The Common and Treatable Skin Condition

When it comes to skin conditions, there’s one that’s as common as it is treatable; acne. In the UK alone, the NHS estimates that up to 95% of adults under 30 are affected by acne to some extent. While that number does fall in those over 35, it’s still a marked...

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The Importance Of Retinol

The Importance Of Retinol

Retinol has been growing in popularity in recent years, but is it worth the hype? Over the years retinol has earned a major ‘gold standard’ reputation for delivering a long list of skin boosting benefits. What does topically applied Vitamin A do for our skin? -  ...

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BYONIK

BYONIK

BYONIK recognises that every person is unique and offers a gentle, yet highly effective skin treatment.  BYONIK can help treat the signs of stress, environmental factors and aging, as well helping to treat acne, rosacea and eczema. BYONIK uses a unique...

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New IV Vitamin Treatments

New IV Vitamin Treatments

Here at Crysallis Skin Clinic, we are now offering IntraVita IV Vitamin Supplements administered by our new doctor, Dr David Tang. IntraVita Vitamin Supplements are vitamins and minerals that are administered directly into the bloodstream. Each IV Nutrient drip...

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Top Tips on Exfoliation

Top Tips on Exfoliation

Healthy Exfoliation is important for our skin to remain healthy and remove impurities. The top layer of our skin can look dull and lifeless if we do not ensure that the top layer is removed regularly. Your skin should do this naturally, but when skin cells are not...

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What is SPF and How Do I Choose The Right Product?

What is SPF and How Do I Choose The Right Product?

There are four types of radiation - UVB, UVA, HEV and IR. UVB represents 5% of the suns radiation and contributes to redness and burning… it is mostly absorbed in the epidermis and 10% in the superficial dermis. It can cause direct damage to our DNA. It intensifies...

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UVA Index

UVA Index

The Earth's atmosphere does a pretty good job protecting us from harmful UV (ultraviolet) rays from the sun, but it doesn't completely block them out. Most UV radiation is absorbed by the ozone layer. But the question is, how harmful are the UV rays to us? This is...

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LED Therapy

LED Therapy

LED Therapy (LLLT) is a treatment we provide at our Reading skin clinic to help with a number of skin conditions. The power of light has been found to impact human tissue in a beneficial way. LEDs are light emitting diodes, which are gentle light waves but have a good...

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Covid: Reopening Update

Covid: Reopening Update

We hope you have all been keeping well and that you are enjoying the freedom now that some of the Covid restrictions have been lifted. We are so pleased that we have been able to reopen since the Covid restrictions and we wanted to provide you with a reopening update....

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