As part of Justine’s mission to make high-quality skincare advice more accessible, she enthusiastically engages with the press. Her medical expertise and practical, friendly advice have earned her a devoted following among patients and readers.


Dr Justine Hextall's Guide To Sensitive Skin


  • An expert’s guide to skin infections: Dermatologist Dr Justine Hextall reveals the best treatments that are available over the counter

  • How much sun cream do you really need?

  • Dr Justine Hextall, a consultant dermatologist with Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust, explains how to reduce redness and pain.

  • Why do I get dark circles under my eyes when I’m tired?

  • Why spring sun’s such a risk for skin cancer: Forecasters predict weeks of good weather. But rushing outside after months indoors can be deadly.

  • As thousands develop tumours on their ears and even the soles of their feet… The hidden hotspots that could expose YOU to skin cancer.

  • Here’s how to revive skin that’s been saturated with make-up this year.

  • So can a cream cure cellulite? We ask the experts.

  • Are YOU suffering with a strain of INCURABLE antibiotic-resistant bacteria?

  • EXCLUSIVE: Dermatologist reveals hidden sun dangers that might give YOU cancer

  • Doctor warns of DANGEROUS reactions and LUMPS after facial fillers and Botox


  • J.M.Hextall “Want to stay Young stay out of the sun” Spectator Magazine May 9th 2015

  • A Successful Audit cycle: improvement in management of SCC in District General Hospital N. Dinani and J Hextall et al Poster BAD July 2015

  • A Retrospective study on the incidental pick-up rate on diagnosis cutaneous melanomas in a district general hospital in the United Kingdom Wen Ai Woo, Charles Mitchell, Elizabeth Wakefield, Justine Hextall EADV Congress 2013, Istanbul

  • The incidental pick up of malignant melanoma in the dermatology clinic January 2013. Presentation NSSG Feb 2013

  • Skin curettage versus excision in the management of skin squamous cell carcinoma presentation BAD July 2013)

  • C. V. DeGiovanni1, A. Robson1, D. McGibbon1, S. J. G. Cummins1,2, J. M. Hextall ultiple nodules a cause for concern? Clinical and Experimental Dermatology Volume 35, Issue 4, pages e193-e195, June 2010

  • Farrant P, Abu-Nab Z, Hextall J.M Tender erythematous nodules on the lower limb. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2009 Jun;34(4):549-51.

  • E Seccombe. J.M.Hextall Minerva BMJ. 2008 March 22; 336(7645): 676.

  • E.Perrier, J.M.Hextall A patient’s journey: intensive Care. BMJ 2007 April 14:334 . 796-797

  • Jeyaratnam D, Robson A.M, Hextall J.M., MacMahon al. Concurrent Verrucous and Varicelliform Rashes following Renal Transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation July 2005 vol 5 (7) 1772-1776

  • Yones SS,Palmer RA,Hextall JM,Hawk JLM. Exacerbation of presumed actinic dermatitis by cockpit visible light in airline pilot with atopic eczema. Photomedicine, photoimmunology and photomedicine Journal vol 21(3) 152-153 June 2005

  • Chalmers RJG, Kirby B, Smith A, Burrows P, Little R, Horan M, Hextall J, Smith CH, Klaber M, Rogers S. Replacement of routine liver biopsy by procollagen III aminopeptide for monitoring psoriasis patients receiving long-term methotrexate:a multicentre audit and health economic analysis. Br.J.Dermatology 2005 Mar;152(3):444-5

  • Morris-Jones R, Youngchim S, Hextall JM, Gomez BL, Morris-Jones SD,Hay RJ,Casadevall A, Nosanchuk JD,Hamilton AJ. Scytalidium dimidiatum causing recalcitrant subcutaneous lesions produces melanin. J. Clin Microbiol. 2004 Aug;42(8):3789-94

  • Ebrecht M. Weinman J. Hextall J.M. Kirtley L.G. Taylor A. Dyson M. Perceived stress and Cortisol levels predict Speed of wound healing in healthy male adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2004 Jul;29(6):798-809

  • Hextall J.M., Edmonds E., McGrath J. Widespread Lupus Vulgaris with Mycobacterium Bovis JEADV Oct 2003;17 (supp3) abstract FC1-3

  • Hoque S. Hextall J.M. Hay R.J. A Case of Bullous Impetigo Mimicking Pemphigus Foliaceous. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 2003 July;28(4)465

  • Hextall J.M ‘Experience Essential’ Doctors Training. Daily Telegraph Letters. Feb 13th 2003

  • Hextall J.M Algaratnam N.J. Glendinning A.K. Basketter D.A. Mcfadden J.P. A Study to examine the relationship between both dose and time for elicitation of skin allergy to para-phenylenediamine in sensitive subjects. Contact Dermatitis -6 2002 Aug;47(2)96-9

  • Ebrecht M., Weinman J., Hextall J.M, Kirtley L.G., Taylor A., Dyson. M. Stress. Cortisol and wound Healing Abstract Stress 2002.

  • Jeyratnam D., Hextall J.M, Wong W., MacMahon M.E. Forgotten but not Gone. British Infection Society abstract March 2002


  • London Dermatology Master Class 20th June 2017 Royal College of Physicians, London: Skin-related side effects from oncology therapy; what to expect, how to manage and improve patient care and quality of life

  • May 11th 2017 Royal College of Physicians London: The IV Beauty of skin: A guide to Melanoma diagnosis and Treatment

  • June 23rd 2016 The management of skin care for oncologists: A Dermatologist’s Guide Royal College of Physicians, London.

  • July 2015 Best Practice Birmingham NEC: Management of scarring

  • June 2014 British association of cosmetic nurses annual conference: A guide to facial dermatology

  • October 2010 Aesthetic practitioners training day. Wellcome Institute London: A Dermatologist’s guide to skin.

  • July 2010 Royal College of physicians London FACE international conference: Use of cleansers and moisturisers in problem skin.

  • March 2010 Chelsea and Westminster hospital: Diagnosis and management of skin lupus.

  • Dec 2004 Southhampton university Hospital: Management of Skin lupus and other related connective tissue disorders.

  • July 2004 Ten Topics in Rheumatology International conference. Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital: Management of Difficult Skin Lupus.

  • March 2004 Guy’s and St.Thomas’ Hospital: Intensive Care Unit Dermatology.

  • February 2004 St John’s institute of Dermatology Society: A Severe Drug reaction to Sulphasalazine.

  • November 2003 The Rayne Institute: Skin Lupus Erythematosus: Clinical Presentation Diagnosis and Management.

  • October 2003 The European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: An Unusual case of widespread lupus vulgaris caused by Mycobacterium bovis.

  • July 2003 British Association of Dermatologists: The Post inflammatory cutaneous hyperreactivity syndrome.

  • July 2003 St.John’s institute of Dermatology-Conquest of skin: Bacterial skin infections.

  • November 2001 Royal Society of Medicine: A Case of Dermovate Induced Adrenal Suppression.

  • October 2001 St. Johns Institute of Dermatology: Management Of Toxic epidermal Necrolysis Best Practice.

  • July 2001 St John’s institue of Dermatology - Conquest of skin: Management of drug reactions.

  • July 2001 British Association of Dermatologists: A Study Looking at the Association between Dose and Exposure Time to PPD and Response.

  • July 2001 British Association of Dermatologists: An unusual Case of Deep infection with Scytalidium Dimidiatum.

  • June 2001 St. Johns Institute of Dermatology Society: A Case of cutaneous leishmaniasis.

  • January 2001 Royal society of medicine meeting in Dermatology: Deep mycoses in an immunosuppressed patient.

  • November 2000 Guys Hospital Medical Grand Round: The skin a Clinicians Guide to Underlying Disease.

  • June 2000 St Johns Institute of Dermatology Society: A case of Subcutaneous fat necrosis and Hypercalcaemia.

  • June 2000 St Johns Institute of Dermatology society: A case of Langerhans Histiocytosis.

  • Jan 2000 Royal Society of Medicine Meeting in Dermatology: Multiple Keratoacanthomata and Acute Myeloblastic Leukaemia.

  • May 1999 St John’s Hospital Dermatological Society: Pyoderma gangrenosum: disease association and management.