Canary Wharf: Turmeric in Health and Beauty

Canary Wharf magazine’s latest beauty feature looks at the health and beauty benefits of turmeric, which after being hailed as beneficial by dietitians is now praised by dermatologists for its benefits to the skin.

The feature entitled ‘Turmeric’s a treasure‘ included expert advice from Cosmedics Skin Clinics’ founder Dr Ross Perry.

Turmeric contains curcumin, which has anti-inflammatory properties. It has been used for centuries in India for a range of health complaints (e.g. digestive, joints) and also used in Asia as a natural beauty aid.

Dr Ross Perry explained more:

“Turmeric is known to be a natural antioxidant and as such can have an anti-inflammatory effect. This has been shown to help particularly with musculoskeletal conditions in some people. While its effects are yet to be firmly established in other areas of medicine it does seem that turmeric could have a potential benefit to skin conditions.”

As well as being a traditional and vital ingredient in curry; turmeric is now available in a host of skin and beauty products from shampoo to face masks, muscle rub to skin serums, spot creams and moisturisers. A range of turmeric beauty products were showcased in Canary Wharf magazine’s feature.

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Dr Ross Perry

doctor ross perryDr Ross Perry regularly provides expert comment and advises the media on a range of skincare and health-related issues.

He has particular expertise in skin surgery mole removal and melanoma; having removed thousands of moles in his career, both within the NHS and privately through Cosmedics Skin Clinics. He has provided expert advice on sun damage and sun protection for a variety of UK media and publications.


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Cosmedics Skin Clinics

Cosmedics Skin Clinics was established in 2003 and has built up an excellent reputation for cosmetic and medical 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 to book an appointment.

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