The British Skin Foundation and ITN Business are launching “The Ages of our Skin”, a news-style programme raising awareness and understanding of skin health and the different skin conditions across the ages.

Anchored by presenter and journalist Louise Minchin, the programme takes an up close and unfiltered look at skin across all ages and the developments in dermatology that aim to benefit skin of all types and ages.

Watch the introduction to The Ages of our Skin with Louise Minchin

“The Ages of our Skin” features a studio interview with skin experts Consultant Dermatologist Dr Anjali Mahto and the British Skin Foundation CEO Matthew Patey discussing skin concerns across the ages, deceleration of the ageing process, and the work the BSF are doing to address the minefield of information and misinformation available.

The programme also includes a film from the British Skin Foundation with expert Consultant Dermatologist Dr Emma Wedgeworth alongside patients ranging in age showing how the body’s largest organ can be affected throughout your lifetime.

"The Ages of our Skin" features five reporter-led films from five partners: Ameliorate, Boots, Dermal, OlaySanofi.

Watch as the British Skin Foundation hosts a photoshoot for 5 people with a variety of skin conditions. Reporter Sharon Thomas also sits down with Consultant Dermatologist Dr Emma Wedgeworth to discuss the changes our skin goes through. 

The British Skin Foundation's CEO Matthew Patey and Consultant Dermatologist Dr Anjali Mahto discuss all things skin with Louise Minchin. 

Ameliorate is a dermatological skin care brand providing clinically proven products to treat Keratosis Pilaris.

Boots offers tailored solutions to address all customer’s skin health needs backed by its pharmacy heritage and science-based beauty expertise.

Dermal, one of the UK's few independent pharmaceutical companies, has been developing products for the treatment of skin conditions for almost 60 years.

Olay is a skin care company investing heavily in science-based research to include UVA and UVB protection in their products as well as active ingredients such as Niacinamide.

Sanofi, a global healthcare company, is working with the British Skin Foundation to ensure that patients with skin conditions are not getting left behind.

Watch as Louise Minchin says goodbye to The Ages of our Skin.

Matthew Patey, CEO of British Skin Foundation said:

“Throughout our lives our skin changes and, with that, how we need to look after it changes. At the British Skin Foundation, we know how important it is to be able to access trusted information to help with your skin through the different stages of life. Working with ITN Business has given us the opportunity to raise awareness of skin health and highlight the important work both we and our partners do.”

Nina Harrison-Bell, Head of Industry News, ITN Productions said:

“We’re delighted to have produced a programme in partnership with the British Skin Foundation for a second year, that raises awareness of the importance of skin health and skin care throughout our lives and the exciting research and developments leading dermatology into the future.”

With thanks to Ameliorate, Boots, Dermal, Olay and Sanofi. We’d also like to thank those who shared their skin stories and the professors, doctors and experts for sharing their knowledge.

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