All posts tagged: Dr Murad

How to Treat pigmentation - The Spa Man

How to treat pigmentation, dark spots and uneven skin tone

When someone asks: “How to treat pigmentation”, the number one message is all about prevention and protection and that is absolutely vital when it comes to pigmentation. It’s easier to prevent than to treat it. Having said that, there are some great ways that skincare boffins have discovered to help reduce dark spots, uneven skin tone and pigmentation using the latest skincare technology. We talk to some of the world’s leading skincare experts to discover what pigmentation actually is and how to treat pigmentation and dark spots too. What is pigmentation? Dr Murad explains: “Hyperpigmentation, age spots and freckles are all signs of melanin coming to the surface of damaged skin. Sun damage is a major, although not sole, cause of pigmentation and results in a less even skin tone which can make people look older. Sun damage not only causes hyperpigmentation but also results in a rougher, drier texture, dark circles around the eyes and wrinkles – all which add to an older-looking skin.” Dr Nicholas Perricone elaborates further saying: “Hyperpigmentation is one of …

Review: Rockliffe Hall

THE SPA: Nestled in the heart of County Durham, the award-winning Rockliffe Hall is a five star hotel, golf and spa retreat specialising in health and wellness without being pompous or pious. The spa is huge and at 50,000 square feet, it guarantees the luxury of space to relax, unwind and indulge without feeling cramped or overcrowded.  There’s a 20 metre pool, thermal bathing pools, tepidarium, caldarium, roman and heat saunas, tropicarium, hydropool and ice fountain. I simply curled up on a comfy lounge and took a nap looking out across the country estate and golf course. THE BRANDS: Comfort Zone and Dr Murad THE TREATMENT: Designed like a “best of” mega mix treatment, the Body Bliss begins with a gentle foot bath of fragrant water that allows you a little time to stop, breathe and relax whilst enjoying an Ayurvedic Indian Head Massage. You then hop onto the massage bed and a soothing warm oil back massage begins and also uses  warm aromatherapy poultices for deeper relaxation (you get to take these back to …