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Teen Skin – Getting Teen Skin Woke

2020-01-21T05:49:44+00:00

As a child enters puberty, their skin begins to change how it looks behaves. This is due to changes in hormone production. The most obvious change is usually the increase of oil on the surface of the skin, which can lead to pimply breakouts or enlarged pores with “blackheads”. For some teens, they might notice more uneven skin colour, uneven texture or their skin becoming more flaky or sensitive. How a teen deals with the changes of their skin greatly impacts on the condition of their skin in future so it is very important for a teen going through puberty to [...]

Teen Skin – Getting Teen Skin Woke2020-01-21T05:49:44+00:00

#14 Am I suitable for Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments?

2020-01-09T04:03:53+00:00

While permanent hair removal can make your life so much easier (imagine the dread of shaving or dealing with ingrown hairs is gone – FOREVER ) -not everyone is suitable for IPL treatments. Here are few factors to consider before considering any light based permanent hair removal. Of course, this is  only a guide and your suitability can be best assessed by a trained IPL technician. 1. Hair colour… Ideally, your hair colour should be dark, black, dark brown and brown hair is best for permanent hair removal. Lighter hair can be treated (IPL combined with Radio Frequency is effective in [...]

#14 Am I suitable for Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments?2020-01-09T04:03:53+00:00

EEEKK I’ve a BEARD…

2019-07-01T07:23:08+00:00

HELP! I’m a woman and I've got whiskers!  Hair doesn’t always behave, and often appears in places where we don’t want it. But why is it on my chin? First a little background... Did you know we’re born with every hair follicle we’ll ever have? And did you know those hair follicles are distributed all over our body – except for our feet and hands (unless, you’re a hobbit).   And over time our baby hair (known as vellus hair) turns into terminal hair (our thick, coarser hair) usually visible on our head, pubic area and underarms. For men that can also [...]

EEEKK I’ve a BEARD…2019-07-01T07:23:08+00:00

#1 Are you old before your time?

2019-01-15T20:14:25+00:00

Did you know your body naturally produces 300 billion cells every day? Now that’s WOW! But there’s a downside… After the age of 30, the quality of those cells starts deteriorating and this is when we can see the beginnings of ageing skin. Genetics (or intrinsic ageing) accounts for 30% of your skin’s ageing. (Yes, you can blame Mum and Dad). The other 70% of ageing occurs from environmental (or extrinsic) factors. Those factors include... Sun Exposure Pollution Smoking Incorrect Skin Care Perfume Makeup (when not removed correctly) And unfortunately, our Australian lifestyle can accelerate our ageing. In fact, a recent [...]

#1 Are you old before your time?2019-01-15T20:14:25+00:00

#12 Why Zits don’t have to be the pits…

2019-04-16T01:23:13+00:00

The journey from child to teenager is a roller coaster of hormonal fuelled changes. 2018 Ultraceuticals Real Visible Results Finalists - Acne And the journey means there’s going to be some unwanted bumps and spots along the way. It’s possible to minimise and reduce acne with a systematic approach that doesn’t require drugs or harsh topical chemicals. Let’s first look at … WHAT CAUSES ACNE & CONGESTION? Blame Mum or Dad… Our skin type is often inherited, which means the size and number of oil glands in the skin is determined by our genetic makeup. The levels of androgenic [...]

#12 Why Zits don’t have to be the pits…2019-04-16T01:23:13+00:00

#4 Is your skin struggling this summer?

2019-01-15T21:31:23+00:00

Then you need to get glowing… Here are a number of our targeted treatment programs designed to revitalise, repair and restore your skin that are safe, effective and work. During the height of Australia's summer, your skin constantly struggles against sun, salt, chlorine, hot wind and extremes of heat. This means your skin’s supporting structures - collagen (which give the skin fullness or that plumped look) and elastin (which give the skin the ability to bounce back) get a hammering.  And the sun is your number 1 enemy. Prolonged and unprotected exposure to UV radiation destroys collagen and elastin resulting in [...]

#4 Is your skin struggling this summer?2019-01-15T21:31:23+00:00

#3 Are you suffering from “Inflamm-ageing”?

2019-01-15T20:52:22+00:00

Have you seen how quickly an apple starts to brown after you have taken a bite?  The apple is suffering from “Inflamm-ageing – the culprit – free radical damage or oxidative stress.  And oxidative stress is happening all around us and has a major impact on the bodies ageing process. This inflammatory process impacts how fast our skin ages and is further accelerated by external sources such as... Sun Exposure Pollution Smoking Smartphones Computer Screens And often the first signs of  “Inflamm-ageing” appear on our skin in the form of; Wrinkles, Fine lines, Sagging skin, Reddened skin Brown [...]

#3 Are you suffering from “Inflamm-ageing”?2019-01-15T20:52:22+00:00