Dr. Gemma Márquez.
One of the most common reasons for a trip to the clinic is acne. But, what is acne? Acne vulgaris is a multifactorial disease of the pilosebaceous unit. Not everyone who has spots on their face has acne. There are many type of acne and it can affect all age groups, teenagers and people over 25. Although it is most common to experience it during adolescence, as it affects up to 85% of 12 to 24-year-olds.
There are different types of acne and that’s why it is important to consult a dermatologist before trying a treatment that worked well for your friend or...
Apothecary Marián García.
At the pharmacy when I ask women about their daily facial skin care routine, the reactions are tragi-comical: some of them adopt a poker face, others look at the ceiling and most of them look me straight in the eye and say: Look Marián, the thing is, I don’t have time for that sort of thing.
I don’t want to tell you what happens if I ask a man the same question… It’s best if we leave that for another day.
I’m well aware of how difficult it is to introduce new routines into the intensely busy lives we all lead nowadays. We live very much in the...