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Introducing the HIFU non-surgical facelift

Want a facelift to reduce tired and sagging skin, but don't want to undergo surgery or needles?

Your skin FAQs answered!

It can be difficult knowing what skincare products or treatments work for you, let alone

3 tips to staying on top of pigmentation

The warmer season is upon us which means longer days outside, more sunshine and more, uh,

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How to avoid complications from injectables

Injectables like anti-wrinkle injections and dermal filers are one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed in Australia today. These fast, effective and non-surgical treatments have..

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Risks,

fillers,

injectables,

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How to treat sagging under the chin

Many of us suffer from sagging skin in the chin, neck and jaw as we get older. Even with great skincare, droopy or lax skin in these areas can be a tell-tale sign of a person’s age. Luckily, a..

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aesthetic treatments,

sagging skin

How to maintain a healthy skin microbiome

A balanced microbiome is essential for maintaining healthy and beautiful skin. The microbiome is one of the key things your Dermal Therapist or Doctor will keep in mind when tackling a range of..

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skincare

What causes dead skin cell build-up and how can you treat it?

Dead skin cell build-up is a common skincare concern. Over time, it can lead to a dull skin tone, clogged pores, acne breakouts, and a generally poor complexion. There are treatments available to..

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skin conditions,

Treatment

How to rehydrate your dry winter skin

Our skin goes through a lot during winter. Some of the most common challenges during the cooler months are dryness, dehydration, dullness and redness, and it can be frustrating to overhaul your..

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LED,

skincare,

dry skin,

redness

5 tips to improve your rosacea

Rosacea comes in all shapes and sizes. It can begin with your skin flushing more than usual, then developing constant red patches that resemble a permanent blush. Pimple-like nodules can also pop..

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rosacea

Removing pigmentation with Cosmelan peel

Discoloured skin - also known as hyperpigmentation - is a common concern for many of our patients. Unwanted pigmentation is often caused by inflammation, hormonal imbalances or sun exposure, and..

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aesthetic treatments,

pigmentation

Dermal fillers: How to avoid the over-filled look

Anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers are two of the go-to cosmetic treatments many people seek out for a fresh and rejuvenated appearance, hoping to erase wrinkles and lines, enhance their..

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Treatment,

fillers,

anti-wrinkle injections

7 ways to tell the difference between acne and rosacea

Breakouts are a fact of life. Many of us regularly find clusters of small red bumps on our cheeks, nose, jawline, and forehead, and sometimes these can come to a head or manifest into cystic..

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acne,

rosacea

LED light therapy for rosacea

Rosacea: that permanent flush that rises over your cheeks and nose, resulting in unwanted redness and sometimes even acne-like pimples. It’s a skin condition that affects 415 million people..

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Treatment,

LED,

rosacea

Lip enhancement (and how to avoid 'duck lips')

We know that when it comes to lip enhancement, everyone is looking for something different. Some people want fuller or more symmetrical lips, others want to fix their smile, while many people are..

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fillers,

anti-wrinkle injections,

lip filler,

wrinkles

Rosacea Awareness Month: Everything you need to know about managing your rosacea

Rosacea is a very common skin concern that we often see in our practice. It's best described as a permanent flush - an inflammation or redness that appears on the skin (especially on the face and..

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aesthetic treatments,

rosacea,

redness

The non-surgical facelift: HIFU Eclip Therapy explained!

Also known as a non-surgical facelift, HIFU Eclip Therapy helps to reduce skin sagging and tighten the skin with ultrasound energy! It's a non-invasive method to restore the skin's vitality, which..

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Treatment,

aesthetic treatments,

HIFU

How to fix a gummy smile

A gummy smile – medically known as excessive gingival display – is when too much gum tissue shows above your teeth when you smile. Our patients often tell us it makes them feel self-conscious and..

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aesthetic treatments,

gummy smile,

anti-wrinkle injections

Vasculyse: Everything you need to know for vein and blemish removal

We all have those bothersome spots, veins, skin tags and broken capillaries on our skin that drive us mad. These blemishes aren’t going away on their own and all the treatments out there seem..

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Treatment,

aesthetic treatments,

veins,

vasculyse

Dermaplaning: How it works

Dermaplaning (also known as epi-blading or skin blading) is a great treatment to decongest and resurface your skin to leave it looking smooth, even and soft.

Using an exfoliating blade to gently..

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Treatment,

dermaplaning

Anti-wrinkle injections: More than just cosmetic

When you think of anti-wrinkle injections and their uses, you probably think of the obvious: the reduction of wrinkles. (It’s literally in the name.) But while smoothing out wrinkles and erasing..

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Skin ageing,

skin rejuvenation,

injectables

Dermaplaning vs shaving your face

A very popular skin treatment right now is dermaplaning – also known as epi-blading. It involves using an exfoliating blade to gentle remove the top layers of skin on your face, erasing the dead..

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aesthetic treatments,

dermaplaning

‘Zoom face’: The cosmetic trend of 2021

Have you struggled with so-called ‘Zoom face’? That feeling when you see yourself on a video call and wonder if this is how you really look? Even adjusting the camera angle and the room’s lighting..

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eye problems,

Treatment,

Skin ageing,

skin rejuvenation

Skincare for all ages

What skincare should you be using for your skin? While we all have different skin types and concerns, there are a few common skincare tips for every age group.

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Skin ageing,

skincare

Let's talk about skin needling

Skin needling is one of our most popular treatments, known for its versatility with treating a range of skin concerns from wrinkles and lax skin to scars and poor skin texture.

In this short..

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skin needling

Is skin resurfacing doing more harm than good to our skin?

There is nothing quite as satisfying as a freshly scrubbed face, glowing and clean. The widely held opinion by many skin therapists and consumers is that the ultimate way to achieve a fresh,..

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Skin ageing,

skincare,

actives,

laser,

resurfacing,

exfoliants,

microneedling

Liquid Gold Facelift: How it works

An increasingly popular treatment for overall skin rejuvenation is the Liquid Gold Facelift.

It's an amazing non-surgical procedure for facial and skin rejuvenation that extracts and injects your..

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Treatment,

Liquid Gold Facelift

Let's talk about ageing eyes.

The eyes is one of those troublesome areas that plague us as we get older. From dark under-eye circles to puffiness and fine lines, the eyes can give away our age, stress levels and quality of..

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eye problems,

Skin ageing,

skincare,

Liquid Gold Facelift

Ruddiness, rosacea and redness - oh my!

Do you suffer from a ruddy complexion, redness, rosacea, visible veins, or skin that flushes easily? You might struggle to find ways to improve your symptoms, especially during warm weather or as..

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rosacea,

veins,

redness

How to understand sunscreen labels

Do you know what terms like “broad-spectrum” and “SPF” mean on sunscreen labels?

A recent study of nearly 500 people in the US found that many people don’t understand several key terms on..

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sunscreen

Skincare & repair for menopausal women

Did you know that 47 million women around the world start menopause each year? Menopause is triggered by hormonal changes in the ageing body, bringing with it a host of problems such as weight..

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Skin ageing,

skincare,

skin rejuvenation

How to manage greasy skin caused by sunscreen

It’s no secret that Australians need to wear sunscreen every day, even in winter. Our skin cancer rates are the highest in the world, with over 800,000 diagnoses each year. Part of the Aussie way..

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skincare

Let's talk about acne.

Almost no one is immune to acne - from teenage acne to hormonal acne in adults, all the way through to general congestion and more severe cystic acne conditions. In this short video, Skin..

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acne,

Acne treatments

What's involved in a skin consultation?

What can you expect when you come to see one of our Doctors or Skin Therapists for a skin consultation? In this short video, Skin Therapist Amanda takes us through what's involved!

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Treatment,

skin consultation

Rosacea triggers and treatments

Around the ages of 30 to 50, many people notice a persisting red flush across their nose and cheeks. It can look like acne, with redness, bumps, and slight swelling. This is most likely a skin..

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Treatment,

rosacea

Introducing the HIFU non-surgical facelift

Want a facelift to reduce tired and sagging skin, but don't want to undergo surgery or needles? HIFU Eclip Therapy uses ultrasound energy to achieve a non-surgical facelift, with no invasive..

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aesthetic treatments,

HIFU,

sagging skin

Your skin FAQs answered!

It can be difficult knowing what skincare products or treatments work for you, let alone understanding the causes of various skin concerns. For example, what is melasma? How is pigmentation..

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acne,

skincare

How to avoid redness and bruising after injectables

One of the downsides of cosmetic injectables is the temporary discolouration and swelling that forms around the treatment site. These side effects are common and expected, but unfortunately can..

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fillers,

injectables,

symptoms,

side effects

What are micro-injectables?

Have you heard of “micro-injectables” – the latest trend in aesthetics?

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injectables

How to perfect your summer-skin prep

Summer, sunshine, and skin prep. Does it get any better than that? We don’t think so! Summer is just around the corner, and although you might be focused on switching over your wardrobe, it’s also..

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skincare,

skin health

5 causes of under-eye problems and how to fix them

Are your under-eyes revealing how stressed or tired you are? Or – dare we say it – that you’re getting older? The skin around your eyes is 10 times thinner than the skin on your face. This –..

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eye problems,

Skin ageing

3 tips to staying on top of pigmentation

The warmer season is upon us which means longer days outside, more sunshine and more, uh, pigmentation? No thanks! Pigmentation is another skin concern which tends to thrive in the warmer weather..

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pigmentation,

skin health

Managing acne: The 3 factors you need to understand

If you struggle with acne, you might know that severe or ongoing breakouts are often notoriously difficult to treat. Why? Because acne can be triggered by several different factors, so identifying..

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acne,

Acne treatments

Your questions answered about the mysterious ‘maskne’

As the world continues to fight against the spread of COVID-19, we are having to make more societal changes than ever, such as wearing face masks. Along with immediate implications following these..

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acne,

Acne treatments

7 things you can do for your skin health this week

Life is busy, and sometimes our usual routines are thrown out the window when stress or extra pressure gets the better of us. Though, while stress is temporary there are many permanent impacts it..

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skincare,

skin health

Behind the scenes of a medi-aesthetic peel

Do you want to know what is involved in a medi-aesthetic peel? Take a behind the scenes look with our Skin Therapist Amanda! 

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medi-aesthetic facials,

pigmentation

A step-by-step guide to the HydraFacial treatment

Would you like a spring clean for your skin? The HydraFacial is an innovative new treatment that helps to improve your skin's overall health and hydration.

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Treatment,

hydrafacial

Can anti-wrinkle injections make you happier?

Can anti-wrinkle injections make you happier? People who receive anti-wrinkle injections report less symptoms of depression than patients undergoing different treatments for the same condition,..

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Treatment

How it's done: Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning (also known as Epi-Blading) uses a blade to gently decongest your skin and remove dead skin cells and "peach fuzz" facial hair, leaving your skin brighter, smoother and softer.

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Treatment

Does smoking affect the results of injectable treatments?

Smokers are usually aware of the negative impacts their habit can have on their skin. These effects can include wrinkles, fine lines around the mouth, discolouration of the hands and lips, dental..

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Treatment,

injectables

How it's done: Skin needling demonstration

Skin needling is a great way to naturally regenerate your skin, especially if you suffer from acne scarring, pigmentation, wrinkles, or generally dull skin.

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Treatment,

skin needling

Why retinol should be part of your skincare routine

Retinol is one of our favourite skincare ingredients. It helps to rejuvenate the skin by stimulating new cell growth which brightens, exfoliates, and protects the skin. Retinol is an amazing..

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Treatment,

products

HIFU non-surgical facelift

Many people would like to lift and tighten the skin on their face, jaw, neck, under-eyes and double chin, but don't want to undergo invasive surgery. Luckily, there are treatments available that..

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Treatment,

HIFU

Doctor-led aesthetic treatments for men

As we get older, it’s important to remain approachable and employable. Our appearance can affect both our own self-confidence and how others engage with us.

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Treatment

What is Liquid Gold Facelift?

An increasingly popular treatment for overall skin rejuvenation is the Liquid Gold Facelift.

It's an amazing non-surgical procedure for facial and skin rejuvenation that extracts and injects your..

CATEGORY:

Treatment,

injectables,

Liquid Gold Facelift

Our skin repair services: What can we do for you?

If you experience skin problems such as ageing, wrinkles, pigmentation, acne, rosacea, or scarring, it's important that you find the right Aesthetic Doctor to address your specific skin concerns..

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skin conditions,

Treatment

Skincare explained: Your 7 step skincare routine

Did you know that the sequence you apply your skincare really matters? Applying your skincare products in the proper order ensures that your skin receives the full benefits of each product every..

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skincare

Acne: What you can do

Did you know that acne doesn't just affect teenagers? It is normal for people to experience breakouts in their 20s, post-pregnancy and around menopause.

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acne

Why does our skin need antioxidants and how do I choose the right product?

Have you heard skincare products talk about oxidative ageing or atmospheric ageing? This refers to the effects of pollution on the skin. Pollution is absorbed into our pores (even with makeup on)..

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topical treatments,

antioxidants

Everything you need to know about eczema

If you’re experiencing dry, sensitive or inflamed skin, consistent itching or scaly patches (particularly on your arms or behind your knees), then you may have eczema. Eczema is a non-contagious..

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LED,

aesthetic treatments,

eczema

How to use a Dermaroller

An essential part of any good skincare routine, the Dermaroller helps to open up the tiny micro-channels into the skin to improve product absorption, so you get the best out of your skincare!

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aesthetic treatments,

dermaroller

How cooler weather affects your skin

With cooler weather on its way and a big increase in stress levels at the moment, it's no surprise that a lot of us are experiencing skin problems. Skin conditions such as acne, rosacea,..

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Treatment,

LED,

dry skin

How to master your skincare routine from home!

Let's look at your skincare routine!

The products you use on your skin are essential for maintaining your skin health, and a regular routine is important, especially when you experience lifestyle..

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Treatment,

skincare

Rosacea: Symptoms, triggers & how to manage from home

Do you experience a persistent red "flush" to your skin, particularly on your face or neck? You could be suffering from rosacea - a condition where your blood vessels swell and become visible on..

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Treatment,

rosacea

Managing teenage acne

Acne can have a devastating impact on teenagers' self-esteem, but often it's hard to know what you should do about it. If left too late, acne can cause scarring that is even harder to treat, so..

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Acne treatments,

How cabin fever, stress and lifestyle changes impact your skin

Riding out a bad case of "cabin fever" in isolation? In these stressful times, your changing lifestyle habits might cause havoc on your skin. If you're experiencing acne breakouts, we can help.

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Acne treatments,

[COVID-19] Should I still get skin treatments?

In these uncertain times, we want to let you know that we are still here for you. During the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, please don’t forget the importance of maintaining your skin health. ..

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covid-19

4 skin conditions you can improve with diet

Nutrition impacts upon your overall skin health, so it’s important that your diet is reviewed as part of an effective skin rejuvenation plan. Here are some of the most common skin conditions that..

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Treatment

7 things you shouldn’t do immediately after injectable treatments

Injectable treatments can erase wrinkles, fill in lines, plump up features and rejuvenate your skin, offering an instant non-surgical facelift. Injectables such as anti-wrinkle injections, dermal..

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Treatment

4 acne misconceptions that totally aren’t true

Your skin isn’t always an indicator of your internal health and lifestyle. Sometimes, we develop serious skin conditions including cystic acne due to other causes such as hormones, genetics or..

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Research,

Acne treatments

Why is it so important for our skin to stay hydrated?

Did you know our skin contains around 64 per cent water? Like any other organ, the skin requires proper nourishment to stay healthy, but we often neglect to look after it with adequate hydration...

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Prevention

How to vacuum your skin back to health

Modern day city life brings with it exposure to many pollutants and impurities – from the commute to work in the morning to after-work drinks and beyond. We are constantly exposed to grime simply..

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acne,

skin rejuvenation,

sensitive skin

3 ways to get a facelift without going under the knife

Have you ever considered a facelift, but felt hesitant to go through with the pain and hassle of surgery or needles? With the latest developments in aesthetic medicine technology, getting a..

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non-surgical facelift,

skin rejuvenation

Fake cosmetic injectables sold online

Ensuring your Aesthetic Doctor is certified, experienced and safe should be a top priority when you’re considering cosmetic injectables.

A woman in Florida is suspected of injecting her patients..

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Treatment

How to fix a gummy smile without surgery

If you have a 'gummy smile' that shows a large portion of your gums whenever you talk, smile or laugh, you might feel the need to hold back from expressing yourself because you feel self-conscious..

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Treatment

Top 2 treatments for surface skin rejuvenation

The top layers of your skin suffer a lot of damage over time, especially from the harmful effects of the sun, pollutants, harsh cosmetics and other negative influences. Treating this damage can..

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Treatment

Looking fabulous when you're over 55

An increasing number of people aged 55 and over are undergoing aesthetic procedures to help them put their best face forward.

But you don’t need plastic surgery or invasive reconstructive..

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Treatment

What happens to your skin when you skip sunscreen?

What are you actually doing to your skin when you skip that sunscreen step? We’re told to make sunscreen application a daily habit, or at least use it on days where the UV Index rises above 3. But..

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Prevention,

Risks

What is a medi-aesthetic facial?

There’s nothing like a facial for an instant pick-me-up for both your skin and your mood. A growing trend is the medi-aesthetic facial: ideal for cleansing, exfoliating and hydrating skin using..

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Treatment,

medi-aesthetic facials

8 ways vitamin C serum can help your skin

Vitamin C is touted as one of the best anti-ageing ingredients on the market, loved for its ability to maintain a smooth, even and glowing complexion. Even though you’re probably getting vitamin C..

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Treatment

Why telling friends about your aesthetic treatments is normal in 2019

While plenty of celebrities try to claim that the secret to looking younger is drinking lots of water, exercising regularly, and eating well, it is easy to guess that many of them have had some..

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aesthetic treatments

What causes excessive sweating?

Sweating is our body’s natural way of regulating its temperature and cooling down. But for some people, sweating can be abnormally excessive, resulting in clammy hands and damp shirts no matter..

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excessive sweating

Cosmetic treatments you can do without your friends knowing

It’s nice to hear from friends, family and colleagues that you’re looking well, but sometimes it's hard to stay on top of the negative effects that ageing, stress, and weather changes can have on..

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Treatment

8 skin sins you might be committing

For the most part, we all try to practice good skin care habits and use our common sense when it comes to at-home cosmetic treatments. But not everyone realises the dangers posed by some home..

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skincare

Patient safety is vital in cosmetic procedures

There are some medical risks associated with cosmetic procedures which is why procedures such as dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections should always be conducted by a qualified doctor...

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Risks

How dermal fillers can benefit men

An increasing number of men are making the move to improve their appearance with minimally invasive dermal filler injections.

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fillers

How to choose the right sunscreen for your skin type

Finding the right sunscreen can be a challenging task. As sunscreen is an essential part of any daily skincare regime, the product you choose should be one you’re comfortable applying every single..

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sunscreen

How LED light therapy could help you

LED light therapy is a great all-rounder treatment for any skin concern, including acne, rosacea, pigmentation and psoriasis. It’s no wonder LED has become a must-have tool in any good skin..

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Treatment,

LED

Can sunscreen prevent age spots?

Age spots – the flat, tan or brown skin patches which commonly develop on the skin of people older than 50 – vary in shape and size but almost always appear on our face, shoulders and backs. But..

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Prevention

What to do when fillers go wrong

Dermal fillers come in a variety of materials and are used to subtly improve the appearance of the ageing face by smoothing fine lines and wrinkles, as well as replacing some of the volume loss..

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fillers

What is an Aesthetic Doctor?

When you consider undergoing an aesthetic treatment, there can be some confusion about the different types of medical professionals, their areas of speciality, and exactly what services they..

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4 benefits of anti-wrinkle injections you might not know

You may be surprised to learn that anti-wrinkle injectables aka neurotoxins such as Botulinum toxin, Xeomin or Dysport have many more uses besides simply relaxing wrinkles. While the injectables..

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Treatment,

How acne affects your self esteem

Acne affects more than just your skin – it can impact your entire life and become a detriment to your confidence, self-esteem, happiness and general outlook on life. While a breakout may be a..

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Acne treatments,

What happens to our skin as we age?

From wrinkles to crows’ feet and sun spots, our skin changes a lot as we age. The main factors that contribute to how old we look include the shape of our face and the glow of our skin, as well as..

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Research,

Skin ageing

Why should I see an Aesthetic Doctor rather than an injector nurse or a beauty therapist?

Many clinics and beauty salons offer aesthetic treatments at various prices and promising the best results. When researching the treatments provided at both salons and skin specialist clinics,..

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Prevention

How beauty affects happiness

Visible signs of ageing can be tough to handle. The media surrounds us with forever-young celebrities and glamorous models, reflecting a society that values beauty.

We know that beauty is only..

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Research

How skin affects self-confidence

Your skin is one of the first things other people notice about you, and it is probably one of the first things you notice about yourself when you look in the mirror every morning. Your skin health..

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Prevention