Dr Anjali Mahto

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About Dr Anjali Mahto

Dr Anjali Mahto is a UK-trained Consultant Dermatologist. Her medical training took place in South Wales, where she also intercalated in Clinical Pharmacology. She completed higher specialist training in dermatology in a competitive London rotation. During this time, she gained experience in some of the UK’s leading teaching hospitals including Imperial College Healthcare.

Sun Safety: Is Your Sunscreen Safe?

Written by Dr Anjali Mahto for Doctify

If you search online for information about sunscreen safety you’ll soon find people questioning their safety. The ingredients usually implicated are retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone and nanoparticles. I know how important it is to have confidence in the safety of medicines and skin products so I’ve researched each of these […]

By |May 9th, 2018|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Sun Safety: Is Your Sunscreen Safe?

10 Top Winter Skin Care Tips from a Dermatologist

Written by Dr Anjali Mahto for Doctify
OK guys, it’s officially cold. It may only be September but we’re already breaking out our beanies and upping our scarf game. But our fashion choices aren’t the only thing we need to adjust – you also need to update your winter skincare routine. Because, as we all know […]

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Fact Check: Cutting Out Dairy can Cure Acne

Chocolate has long been seen as the enemy of clear skin; it’s high sugar content touted as the bringer of all spots. But for people battling against acne the advice over what foods to cut out often becomes more extreme. In recent years, the speculation over a link between dairy and acne has become a […]

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5 ways to maintain the “pregnancy glow”

Pregnancy often brings with it the so-called “pregnancy glow”. Changes to circulating blood volume and an abundance of hormones result in thick, shiny hair and a bright, flushed complexion for many women.  These changes usually start in the second trimester and can be maintained by following some simple daily skincare tips.

1. Practice sun safety:  In some […]

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Ask the expert: Anti-ageing skincare

How important is cleansing in the anti-ageing skin care routine? What sorts of cleansers (e.g. wash? Oil? Milk?) are best for those concerned with skin ageing and what sorts of ingredients should we look for in anti-ageing cleansers?

A good cleansing routine is vital for keeping skin healthy and preventing disease. One of the main functions […]

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Ask the expert: Moles and skin cancer

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Interviewed by Gurminder for Doctify

Everywhere you look these days, skin cancer is in the news.  This comes as no great surprise to most dermatologists, as the number of melanomas we see each week continues to increase.  Data shows that over the last thirty years, rates of malignant melanoma in Great Britain have risen […]

By |June 27th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Ask the expert: Moles and skin cancer

Ask the expert: Everything you need to know about sunscreen

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Interviewed by Gurminder for Doctify

I often see people in my clinic with skin problems that could have been avoided by regular sunscreen use. Here’s my guide to what you should know.

Why should I wear sunscreen?
There are two key reasons all skin types can benefit from using SPF. Firstly, ultraviolet radiation is estimated to be […]

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Ask the expert: The Link Between Acne and Diet

Written by Dr Anjali Mahto for Doctify 

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions – I see people with it in my clinic everyday.  In fact, nearly 85% of people aged between 12 and 24 will suffer from acne at some point. It’s not just a problem for teenagers though: older adults get it too, […]

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