Salicylic acid in the treatment of acne and psoriasis

We regularly receive enquiries from people who’ve heard about salicylic acid and how it can be used to treat acne and psoriasis. Anyone who’s had to deal with either of these skin conditions, particularly when they occur in an area that’s highly visible, knows how tricky they can be to get rid of. Off the 

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What’s all the hype about Hyaluronic Acid?

In the past, enthusiastic marketeers have been quick to herald hyaluronic acid as the ‘Fountain of Youth’. Here at National Custom Compounding we think that’s a little over the top, however the results from a mounting number of clinical trials make for interesting reading for anyone concerned about photo-aged skin. What is hyaluronic acid? Hyaluronic 

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Is snail secretion the new miracle skin cream?

Our eyes rolled when we first heard about snail secretion being touted as the latest skin care miracle-cream – what will the beauty industry come up with next, we wondered. However when you delve into the research, the proponents of snail secretion might actually be on to something. The story goes that snail farmers in 

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Why your skin loves Vitamin C

Most people are familiar with Vitamin C as a natural way to boost the immune system however Vitamin C has many other health benefits, including the promotion of healthy skin. While there are many topical skin creams and moisturisers on the market that claim to rejuvenate the skin, Vitamin C serum is one of the 

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