The Skin Blog

  • Getting Rid of Bumpy Skin

    5 Types of Bumpy Skin | A Derms Top Tips to Treat Them

    Uneven skin texture is one of the most common skin issues I see in my clinic.  But while bumpy skin can occur for a range of different reasons, establishing exactly what type of bumps you have - and how to treat them accordingly - can be a minefield.  In part one of my series on bumpy skin, we’ll...
  • DrNC Customer Love

    The simple 3-step skincare routine that cured my acne

    DrNC CUSTOMER LOVE “I just wanted to reach out and say that I’ve been absolutely loving your products. I’ve always had problematic skin, but last December it was the worst my skin had ever been (Covid stress/starting back up at work). A few of my friends had raved about your products so I started...
  • The Skincare Pioneer

    THE SKINCARE PIONEER

    Dr Natasha Cook reveals how science inspired her range. By Anita Quade. You are the first Australian Dermatologist to create a Cosmeceutical skincare line. Tell us how it feels to be such a pioneer in the industry?  “Nowadays I feel proud of what we have managed to achieve and realise how prog...
  • Mens Skincare Routine

    My fuss-free, 3-step men’s skincare routine

    Throughout history, conceptions of masculinity have inhibited men from taking care of their mental, emotional and physical health. Society has pressured men into acting “tough”, being self-sufficient and rejecting self care and any traits of what they, or the herd sees, as femininity.  A 2018 stu...
  • Prevent Pigmentation

    DrNC’s ultimate pigmentation-fighting skin solution

    HOW TO PREVENT & CORRECT PIGMENTATION When patients come to me wanting to reverse signs of ageing, most will start talking about their desire to erase their fine lines and wrinkles. Very quickly our conversation soon turns to tackling another skin concern that actually has a far greater impac...
  • Skincare Obsessive

    The 2 DrNC products that saved my blemish-prone skin

    As someone who has dealt with breakouts from their early teens to now early thirties, it's safe to say I have become accustomed to dealing with spots on a regular basis.“For the past seventeen years or so I don't think there has ever been a time where I have been completely blemish-free. This is...
  • My Top Tips to Stop Going Red in the Face

    My Top Tops To Stop Going Red In The Face

    As a dermatologist, I see the impact of being a “pink person” every single day in my clinic. Most commonly, this redness is diagnosed as rosacea. Rosacea is a condition characterised by the capacity to go “red in the face” easily. Those with rosacea tend to flush and blush easily and are often co...
  • Why Hyaluronic Acid Is the Most Over Hyped

    Why Hyaluronic Acid Is The Most Over-Hyped Skincare Ingredient Out There

    When the temperatures change  and that dreaded dry and tight skin feeling kicks in,  I am always inundated with queries from my patients about the latest and greatest hydrating ingredients that can cure dry, damaged, dull and dehydrated skin.   The unsexy, cold hard truth is that the skincare in...