Summer means warmer weather, more time at the pool and, of course, end of year holidays. But what does that mean for your skin?

Many women switch up their skincare routine depending on the season, but do you take the same approach when it comes to other treatments? Some treatments make your skin more sensitive to the sun, some work better if you stay indoors afterwards, and some mean you can’t wear make-up afterwards.

Summer can also come with loads of annoying skin issues – we’re looking at pigmentation and breakouts – but it’s often the time when you also want your skin to look the best.

That’s why we’ve teamed up with the skincare specialists at Skin Renewal to answer your summer skincare questions – no matter how big or small.

Who will be answering your questions?

Dr Maureen Allem is the founder and Medical Director of the Renewal Institute. She is a general practitioner with a special interest in aesthetic procedures and integrative and anti-ageing medicine. In fact, Dr Allem was one of the first in South Africa to train other doctors in botulinum toxin and dermal filler procedures!

When she’s not helping her patients, she’s travelling the world attending global anti-ageing congresses and laser forums to stay at the cutting edge of innovations in her sphere. She is also one of the founding committee members of the Aesthetic and Anti-Ageing Medicine Society of South Africa.


How to ask your question

It’s really easy to ask your question! Either fill out the form below or post your question on All4Women’s Facebook page. You have until November 10 to ask your questions. Once all the questions are in, we’ll get Dr Allem to answer them and publish the answers on our site. Keep a look out for her responses.

About Skin Renewal

There are 16 Skin Renewal Aesthetic clinics all over South Africa. The clinics specialise in a full range of doctor-administered medical aesthetic treatments including injectables, dermal fillers and threadlifts, as well as a wide range of medical grade technology treatments like Laser skin resurfacing, chemical peels, carboxy therapy, skin needling, laser hair removal, Radiofrequency and more.

Injectable treatments are done by doctors (who are experienced in cosmetic dermatology and aesthetic medicine and anti-ageing treatments), supported by a team of qualified and experienced nurses and therapists.

Skin Renewal’s continuous investment in the latest technologies, products and staff training is what ensures their patients’ infinitely better results. Click here to find out more about Skin Renewal and the Renewal Institute.

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