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    Is vaginal rejuvenation the best way to avoid vaginal dryness?

    Is vaginal rejuvenation the best way to avoid vaginal dryness?

    Vaginal dryness and discomfort effects 1 in 4 women and is a major concern for women’s health.

    According to the experts, vaginal rejuvenation is still a taboo subject yet its key to avoiding vaginal dryness and discomfort later in life.

    Women’s health experts say the key role of vaginal rejuvenation is not about making the vaginal area look better but making vaginal skin more resilient after damage from pregnancy, sex and hormone depletion and is something all women should pay more attention to so as to avoid vaginal drynes and discomfort.

    What the experts say about vaginal rejuvenation;


    Dr Eva Melegh M.D. consultant dermatologist & venereologist says;

    ‘Unfavourable factors like bacteria, fungus or any changes in vaginal skin tissue due to hormonal alterations or physical trauma from pregnancy or sexual intercourse, mean that vaginal rejuvenation therapy is essential to ensure long-term vaginal health. Disappointingly this area is often overlooked in general anti-ageing and restorative therapies for skin.’

    Dr Debjani Mukhopadhyay, consultant NHS gynaecologist says;

    'Vaginal dryness is caused by a drop in oestrogen — this can lead to the acidic pH level of the vagina becoming more alkaline, which is ideal for bad bacteria to flourish and infections to develop. The use of restorative prebiotic compounds in vaginal s

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    5 tips to reduce vaginal dryness if you are not on HRT

    5 tips to reduce vaginal dryness if you are not on HRT

    Vaginal dryness is a common symptom experienced by 30% of women, although during menopause estimates are closer to 50%.


    Vaginal dryness is the result of decreased levels of the female sex hormone oestrogen. Oestrogen keeps the lining of the vagina lubricated and elasticated.

    Reduced oestrogen can be caused by varying factors, with menopause being the leading cause but also childbirth, side effects of multiple medications, depression, excessive exercise and smoking are also contributing factors.

    The most upsetting issue that arises from vaginal dryness is that is can cause pain and discomfort during sex. This can lead to a fear or lack of interest in sex which can be disruptive to relationships as well as undermine confidence and intimacy.

    Vaginal dryness can also cause discomfort during exercise and while inserting tampons.

    Aside from psychological issues, vaginal dryness can lead to physical damage due to abrasions and chaffing which can be sore and painful.

    HRT (hormone

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    Celebrities with Rosacea – famous people who suffer from a red face

    Celebrities with Rosacea – famous people who suffer from a red face

    Rosacea is such a complicated skin condition to manage that even famous people who’s budget and expert attention to their appearance knows no bounds still find hard to control.

    Rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition that causes red flushed cheeks, nose and forehead and can be accompanied by small pustules, bumpy skin and patches of dry skin.

    It can occur in many different skin types but its most common in pale Northern European skin types and in particular in people with fair or red hair.

    There is no one-stop treatment for rosacea. Successful management of it usually involves some medication when bad flare up occurs. This combined with a strict skin care routine involving unperfumed and low chemical product ranges that help reduce symptoms and are deigned for very sensitive skin and avoiding heavily scented or chemical skincare products and cosmetics can help. Our Kalme Range of Rosacea creams helps reduce your skin's reactivity.

    Several lifestyle changes such as avoiding direct sun, always wearing sun block, avoiding spicey food and too much alcohol and generally trying to avoid sudden changes in skin temperature such as washing the face with hot or cold water can also help manage the condition.

    Famous people who suffer from rosacea include;

    Prince William

    Prince William is a royal face with rosacea. Rosacea is a genetic skin condition and according to sources William’s late mother Princess Diana also suffered from the condition.  


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