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Textured Skin

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Clear and blemish free with a healthy glow and a smooth soft surface. Check out our short helpful guide to assist you in getting the perfect skin care regime for textured and rough skin. 

This is SkinMiles’ and Dr Alek Nikolic’s quick guide for anyone who suffers from textured and rough skin. Get educated or directed in what textured and rough skin is, what the causes of textured and rough skin are, treatment guidelines, and what textured and rough skin care products  are recommended by Dr Alek Nikolic for your skin care regime.

Unfortunately some of us are unlucky to suffer from a rough textured skin even in our youth especially if the skin feels bumpy and irregular. Understanding what causes the irregular textured skin is vital in helping us to decide the best treatment choices we have.

There are a number of causes for a rough textured skin:

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  • UV Damage: Sun exposure causes the breakdown of collagen and elastin that gives skin its smooth texture and resiliency
  • Free radicle damage:
    • Environmental factors
    • Smoking
  • Ageing Skin: surface skin cells aren’t shed as rapidly and this causes dead skin cells to build up on the skin surface
  • Dry Skin: reduced moisturised skin also feels less smooth to the touch
  • Acne, pimples, blemishes and breakouts
  • Rosacea

Recommended Treatment Guideline:

  1. Sunscreen: to prevent further skin damage and collagen and elastin breakdown
  2. Anti-Oxidants: fight free radicle damage and improve the health of cells
  3. Moisturiser: especially for dry skin sufferers
  4. Skin boosters: retinol is a super ingredient that dramatically increases collagen and elastin production and smooths and softens the skin
  5. Exfoliants and Cleansers: ensure they have Alphahydroxy (AHA), polyhydroxy acids (PHA) or salicylic acid (BHA) in them
  6. Chemical peels: containing glycolic, or lactic or salicylic acid

Need More Info?

  1. Further Reading & Recommended In Depth Articles:

  1. For More Skincare Advice:

  1. See Our Full Treatment Product List For Textured Skin: please click here

  2. Dr Alek Nikolic’s Top Picks for Textured Skin:

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Samantha Nikolic

Samantha Nikolic has received training from numerous skin care brands such as NeoStrata, Obagi, Colorescience, Dermaquest, Dermaceutic to name a few and is certified to perform NeoStrata Glycolic Acid Peels and give advice regarding their topical anti-ageing and non medical topical acne skin treatments Furthermore, she has been certified by Radiant Healthcare (Syneron South Africa) to use all of the IPL/Bi-Polar Radiofrequency applications that include Photofacial® Skin Rejuvenation, Refirm® Skin Tightening, and Hair Removal.

Our approach to your skin is to give you the best advice on skincare ingredients and skin treatments providing you with a personal skincare regime that is specific for your skin type and skin concern.

“We all have a passion so our focus for you is to only provide you with what we are the very best at – looking after your skin. To achieve this goal, we have focused on very specific skincare brands and skin treatments to enable you to get the best from each. We do not believe one size fits all as each of us have unique needs and skin concerns” – Sam Nikolic

  • Charlie ,

    thanks for this easy to navigate guide. it has helped me understand what I need to do for my rough skin. I always kept away from chemical peels as I thought they would make my skin worse so thanks for the advice and I will give them a try

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