Q & A

Our experts answer your questions

Q&A: Is it ever ok to squeeze or pop pimples?

Q: "So many beauty experts warn that it's bad to squeeze your pimples, but is it really that bad?" A: In a nutshell? Yes - it's possibly one of the worst things you could do to your skin. We know how tempting it can be to squeeze or pick at your pimple (especially...

Q&A: Sun protection

We know that childhood sunburn is one of the most important preventable causes of malignant melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer. Kids are especially vulnerable because they have thinner skin, a less developed immune system and because their behaviour means they spend much more time than adults outside playing in the sun. So how do we protect our kids? The Skin Cancer Foundation of South Africa answers this burning question.