10 Beauty Commandments, As Seen in My Weekly

09 Aug 2021 | Category: Medical

Popular magazine My Weekly shared its ’10 Beauty Commandments’ of simple and effective tips. The feature included advice from Dr Ross Perry, a skin expert who has carried out thousands of non-surgical procedures in Cosmedics Skin Clinics’ 4 London clinics.

Dr Perry provided the top 3 tips, which are all designed to keep the skin healthy and clear:

1/ Remove make up before going to bed

“No matter how tired you are, if your face isn’t properly cleansed, make-up and build up from the day itself will just sink further into the skin and clog the pores, resulting in breakouts, congestion and dull, lacklustre-looking skin.”

Removing make up helps your skin to breathe and regenerate overnight without having to deal with make up debris.

2/ Wear sunscreen

“I advise people to opt for a broad spectrum sunscreen to be protected against both UVB rays, responsible for sunburn and melanomas, and UVA rays, which cause wrinkles and ageing.”

Don’t be tempted to rely on make-up or moisturiser with added SPF, as it is unlikely  to provide sufficient protection.

3/ Wash make up brushes

“Brush hairs and sponges are porous, so they hold onto oil, dead skin cells and bacteria; which can clog pores and lead to breakouts.

“Pop the bristles into warm water and massage in a gentle cleanser. Rinse, squeeze excess water with a clean towel, then re-shape and let them dry naturally.”

Dr Perry advises that foundation/concealer brushes should be washed weekly while eyeshadow brushes can be done monthly.

7 More Beauty Tips

The My Weekly Feature included further advice:

  1. Adding definition to eyebrows adds the perception of youth – enhancing the colour can really help, but avoid harsh lines
  2. Eye creams are specially formulated with extra ingredients and can help to improve the skin under or around the eyes
  3. If you have particular skin issues e.g. pigmentation, rosacea; try new skincare products that are specially designed to tackle these issues
  4. Go easy on the foundation – heavy products can actually highlight lines. Choose a lighter foundation and apply lightly, focusing on problem areas
  5. Facial massage can help to hydrate and stimulate the skin
  6. Old cosmetics can irritate the skin. Mascara and liquid liners should be changed every 3 months, liquid foundation/concealer every year, lipstick and powder blush up to 5 years
  7. Ensure you get enough sleep so that your skin and body can recover

My Weekly Beauty 10 Commandments

Dr Ross Perry

doctor ross perry

Dr Ross Perry is Founder and Medical Director of Cosmedics Skin Clinics.

He qualified at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School in 1994. His career includes NHS skin cancer reconstruction, work as a GP, as well as private cosmetic skin treatments.

He established Cosmedics Skin Clinics in 2003 and remains in charge as Medical Director. He has carried out thousands of non-surgical skin improvement procedures during his career, but is best known for dealing with unwanted skin lesions and blemishes (e.g. moles, cysts, warts skin tags).


Cosmedics Skin Clinics

Cosmedics Skin Clinics was established in 2003 and has built up an excellent reputation for cosmetic and medical skin treatments, carried out by GMC Registered Doctors.  The company offer a full range of cosmetic treatments, including popular lip enhancement and wrinkle relaxing injections, dermal fillers; plus medical treatments including mole removal, thread vein treatment and excessive sweating injections.

Cosmedics Skin Clinics has a team of skin treatment doctors and surgeons in their 5 skin clinics across London and Bristol led by Dr Ross Perry.

Call 020 7386 0464 or email enquiries@cosmedics.co.uk to book an appointment.


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