Help scientists better understand your keloid scar pain

If you suffer from painful or itchy keloid scars, researchers from Kings College London want to hear from you. Read more

Gut bacteria linked with infant diet, eczema and caesarean section birth

A new British Skin Foundation funded study links gut bacteria with infant diet, eczema and caesarean section birth. Read more

Read our 2021 newsletter

Catch up on the latest news from the British Skin Foundation team. Read more

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Skin report: Mental Health & Skin Disease

Parliamentary report reveals worrying lack of mental health support for skin disease patients Read more

World Afro Day 2020

Dr Sharon Wong talks about some of the potential concerns that can occur with afro hair. Read more

St George’s University London crowned Battle of the DermSocs Champions for second year running

St George's University London DermSoc have been crowned Battle of the DermSocs 2019/2020 Champions Read more

Maskne – what’s the hype?

Dermatologist Dr Thivi Maruthappu talks about "maskne" - acne caused by wearing a face mask. Read more

Over half of British children are suffering with skin problems due to frequent handwashing

Eczema rates are on the rise in children due to increased handwashing. Read more

British Skin Foundation & Pampers work hand-in-hand to launch The Children’s Wave

A virtual Mexican wave to celebrate the important role children have played in the fight against Covid-19 Read more

Are your kids suffering from sore, dry hands?

Download our children's activity pack to help with hand washing and skin health as children return to school. Read more

British Skin Foundation grants update

Please read about changes in our grant process in light of the coronavirus situation. Read more

Help for your hands during the cornonavirus outbreak

Consultant Dermatologist Dr Anjali Mahto offers her advice for hand skin during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

Brean Golf Club donates over £10,000 to skin cancer research

After a year of fundraising, Brean Golf Club presented the British Skin Foundation with a £10,000 cheque. Read more

The British Skin Foundation is now a Charitable Incorporated Company

British Skin Foundation becomes a Charitable Incorporated Company in 2020. Read more

Our latest newsletter!

Looking back over 2019 and forward to 2020! Read more

The Skin Health Alliance donates £180,000 to research

Dermatological accreditation organisation the Skin Health Alliance donates £180,000 to British Skin Foundation research. Read more

9 in 10 dermatologists agree not enough importance is placed on the psychological effects of skin conditions

A new British Skin Foundation survey on the psychological effects of skin conditions Read more

Pioneering melanoma test available within two years

Professor Penny Lovat and Dr Robert Ellis have developed a pioneering melanoma test, partly funded by the British Skin Foundation Read more

77% of dermatologists agree sunbeds should be banned in the UK

77% of dermatologists agree that sunbeds should be banned altogether in the UK according to a recent survey undertaken by the British Skin Foundation. Read more

St George’s University London win the first ever Battle of the DermSocs!

St George’s University London has raised an outstanding £3,318 for skin disease and skin cancer research after a year of fundraising activities in the first ever Battle of the DermSocs (BOTDS). Read more

People living with skin conditions can suffer mental health distress

Many areas of the country lacks access to adequate support for the psychological distress of skin conditions. Read more

Clinical Research Fellows sought

for British Skin Foundation funded Male Genital Lichen Sclerosus research at UCLH Read more

Running in memory of Connor

Taking on the iconic London marathon for melanoma research. Read more