Ashley Metcalfe

Syrinx ZA Chief Executive Ashley Metcalfe is responsible for marketing and business development. Ashley is as passionate about cricket as he is skin care. Drop Ashley a line if you have any skin related questions. Why not Circle Ashley Metcalfe on Google+

About Ashley Metcalfe

Syrinx ZA Chief Executive Ashley Metcalfe is responsible for marketing and business development. Ashley is as passionate about cricket as he is skin care. Drop Ashley a line if you have any skin related questions.

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Tried and Tested Treatment for Allergic Skin

Skin Allergies

Many people suffer with skin allergies and never know the cause. It can be that you are allergic to a type of food, pet, plants, harsh soaps or even something in the environment and because it is difficult to find the reason for these outbreaks it’s also difficult to find treatment for allergic skin. Allergic skin may be labeled as; hives, allergic eczema, atopic dermatitis or contact dermatitis, you will usually find that your skin may be itchy, red and inflamed. How Allergies Work It can … [Read more...]

Summer Acne

acne and stress

It is irony at its best - Summer Acne. As soon as you desperately want to bare your skin, pimples and acne appear as if out of nowhere at all. Yes, generally speaking the sun usually does actually help heal acne but for some sufferers the condition worsens, this could be because you suffer from sun sensitivity. This means that your acne may be an abnormal reaction to sunlight thanks to the sensitivity levels of your skin. Possible reasons for Summer Acne Suffering with acne in the summer … [Read more...]

What to use for Dry Hair

What to use for dry hair

Dry hair is a very common problem that affects many of us. It can make otherwise wonderful hair have a dry, straw like texture to it that lacks shine and lustre. Dry dull, lifeless, rough hair that can be very (VERY) frizzy leads to the risk of hair breakage, split ends and eventual hair loss. Dry hair which can be caused by adequate sebaceous oils on the scalp can also lead to Dandruff, so deciding What to use for Dry Hair is very important! Why do I have Dry Hair Don’t beat yourself up … [Read more...]

Warts on the Face

Deep Cleansing Therapy Bar

Facial warts. Let’s be honest, no-one wants them. But unfortunately, many of us do and so it is crucial to find out exactly how to treat them. Warts on the Face are normally flat and pink but can range in size and colour. They form in clusters, are highly contagious, and spread very quickly. They are usually benign and pose no threat to a sufferer’s health, neither do they usually cause them much pain, but they are often a massive cause for embarrassment and can cause serious self-confidence … [Read more...]

Dry Skin in the Summer

Dry Skin in the Summer

Now, there is no denying that longer, warmer days are a very welcome change to the, let’s face it, horrendous cold weather we have had to suffer with this winter (and spring!), but with summer comes the unfortunate risk factor for skin. We’re afraid to admit the sun isn’t all fun and tans. It very often comes at quite a cost for our skin. Sunburn is the most well-known skin condition that appears thanks to the summer sun, but how much do you know about getting Dry Skin in the Summer? Why … [Read more...]

Dandruff vs. Dry Scalp

scalp-treatment-combo

It’s a common misconception to think that dandruff and a dry scalp are essentially the same problem but they are, in fact, two different conditions caused by different factors. The whole Dandruff vs. Dry Scalp debate is unsurprisingly common due to the fact they share very similar symptoms. If you do not know exactly what the cause of the flakes of skin coming off from your scalp, or falling on to your clothes,  it can make it pretty hard to treat and sort out. When it is Dandruff So, when … [Read more...]

Chronic Dermatitis

Chronic Dermatitis

Dermatitis may be an unattractive condition to suffer with but it isn't serious when you look at it purely from a health perspective. Usually symptoms of Chronic Dermatitis hang around on sufferers for their entire lives, which can be quite damaging to the quality of their day to day lives, so having a good awareness of Dermatitis and treatment options is crucially important. What is Chronic Dermatitis? Dermatitis is a type of eczema that can affect just about anybody to a certain extent. … [Read more...]

How to Prevent Dry Skin

How to prevent dry skin

Dry’ ‘itchy’ and ‘flaky’ are certainly not words you want to be using to describe your skin but sometimes, unfortunately, it is unavoidable. Or is it? How to prevent dry skin is a question often asked because dry skin is often a very uncomfortable and unsightly condition to contend with. It can occur anywhere on your body and can affect an individual of any age. It usually comes with symptoms such as flaking, itchiness, tightness, a rough texture, redness and, in more severe cases, bleeding. … [Read more...]

What is Dandruff?

what is dandruff

So, what is dandruff? Okay, so we all know that dandruff is flaky bits of skin that fall off your head and can be pretty unsightly, uncomfortable and embarrassing. But really, how much more do you know about it? Maybe you'd like to find out and more importantly find out how to treat it. What are the signs of Dandruff? Of course, white flakes of skin within the scalp and hair is probably the top sign that you are indeed suffering with dandruff. These flakes of skin may fall onto the … [Read more...]

How to Stop Oily Skin

Image depicting dry skin on the face

Sufferers of oily skin may find themselves having an unsightly reflective shine and potentially quite painful acne breakouts. It is certainly not the most attractive nor comfortable condition to suffer with and so working out how to stop oily skin is very important to sufferers. Oily skin can lead to extended problems such as acne, particularly in teens. It’s a condition that can seriously damage a sufferer’s self-esteem and confidence. Why do I have Oily Skin? Before understanding how to … [Read more...]