About the BSF
The British Skin Foundation

There are eight million people living with a skin disease in the UK.

We believe research is the key to beating skin disease, and we've come a long way in terms of what we know about them since the charity was founded back in 1996. In that time, we've taken great strides in understanding how many of the skin diseases function and spread, as well as how this will ultimately affect our management of them.

Our unwavering commitment to funding quality research means we won't stop until we've found cures for common skin problems like eczema and acne through to potential killers like malignant melanoma.

None of our work would be possible without the help of supporters and people who dedicate time and effort to fundraise for the charity and to raise awareness of skin conditions. 


Where does my donation go?

Your donation is put into funding crucial research looking into a huge number of  areas to do with skin health and skin disease. Find out about what we've been doing with your donations recently.

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What can I do to help?

There's loads of ways you can help the BSF that doesn't necessarily involve money. Take part in one of our events, get involved with our media work, become a case study or hold your own fundraiser, we'll be there to help all the way.

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Why donate to us?

There are eight million people living with a skin disease in the UK. Some are manageable, others are severe enough to kill. We are here to help change that.

We raise money to fund research for cures for skin disease and skin cancer, but research doesn't fund itself.

We are the UK's only charity dedicated to skin research, and all of our donations and fundraising events are crucial to enabling us to continue our work.

We have supported more than 300 research projects and awarded £15 million in funding across all skin diseases including eczema, psoriasis and many more.

Help us find a cure today.