Posts Tagged 'SLS'

Essex skin expert quietens the cosmetic babble

The rise in popularity of beauty bloggers never fails to amaze our dermatology team at Elan Medical Skin Clinics in Essex and central

A woman considers speaking to a skin expert at Elan Medical Skin Clinics in Essex and central London

A woman considers speaking to a skin expert at Elan Medical Skin Clinics in Essex and central London

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We seem to be constantly fighting the cosmetic babble of advice, tips, myths and downright untruths from people with a huge following yet very little in the way of expertise.

Sue Ibrahim, our resident nurse consultant in dermatology said: “The beauty bloggers and vloggers often do more harm than good. Please take their advice with extreme caution and if in doubt speak to an expert.”

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Help! Why does my skin feel itchy & tight?

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Over the many years our nurse consultant, Sue Ibrahim, has worked in dermatology one of the most common complaints she hears is “I have very sensitive skin”. When she asks which products they use to wash their face, body and hair with she tends to find there is a common ingredient that features in all of these products, one that is now widely accepted as common cause of skin irritation and dermatitis. This ingredient is called sodium laureth sulphate, commonly referred to as SLS or SLES.

In this month’s blog from Elan Medical Skin Clinic in central London and Rayleigh, Essex, Sue answers some of our clients’ questions:

What is SLS?

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