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Why is my skin so RED?

2020-06-15T00:27:04+00:00

Rosacea... This skin condition refers to a range of symptoms that generally begin with modest redness on the cheeks, nose, forehead, and chin. As the condition progresses, symptoms typically worsen to include persistent erythema (redness) of the nose and cheeks and small blood vessels may begin to become more prominent. As these later stages, eatery pustules or papules many become apparent. Diffused redness can become permanent, often worsening as a result of aggravating factors including (but not limited to) Exercise Coffee Alcohol Spicy food Hot Showers Exercise UV Exposure Diffused redness is also an indicator of collagen loss (our skins building [...]

Why is my skin so RED?2020-06-15T00:27:04+00:00

Time for some Beard Magic

2020-06-10T03:56:21+00:00

Beards can be men’s best friend.  However, many men suffer horribly from shaving facial hair. Let’s start with the good news - as men have more facial hair than women, this allows their skin to age slower. Yes, the ability to grow a beard has its perks. Those hair follicles give men’s skin structure and help keep it wrinkle-free and shaving regularly exfoliates your face. It also provides sun protection! However, beards and shaving can cause any number of concerns that can be frustrating, disfiguring, and painful. Conditions such as… Pseudofolliculitis barbae: Also called “razor bumps,” Pseudofolliculitis barbae usually occurs in the [...]

Time for some Beard Magic2020-06-10T03:56:21+00:00

Looking a little cactus?

2020-06-18T05:23:16+00:00

This winter you can be forgiven for letting things go when it comes to hair removal. Boots, thick tights, and pants can disguise what lies beneath; this is not the best way to treat your hair. But did you know winter is the best time to start your permanent hair reduction program? Whether it’s Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), Laser and/or Electrolysis there are few things to consider before starting your treatments. These are the three points I consider critical… Hair colour… Ideally, your hair colour should be dark. Lighter hair can be treated (IPL combined with Radio Frequency is effective in [...]

Looking a little cactus?2020-06-18T05:23:16+00:00

I’ve had laser hair removal – what next?

2019-11-13T04:36:23+00:00

Laser or Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) hair removal treatments are a great way to permanently remove unwanted facial and body hair. However, to avoid unwanted reactions and to understand what is happening after your hair removal session here are a few helpful After your treatment, it’s normal to feel a sensation of warmth in the area – a bit like a mild sunburn. Your skin may also appear red in colour and the area around the follicle may become raised, these are normal side effects usually disappear 24 to 48 hours. Often these effects are more obvious after the first few [...]

I’ve had laser hair removal – what next?2019-11-13T04:36:23+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

#13 Five Reasons to start your Permanent Hair Removal this Winter…

2019-06-18T23:11:28+00:00

Winter is the time you plan for summer. If you want to be summer ready – hair free, skin smooth and free of sun damage then you need to start planning now. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is your go to for a range of treatments including permanent hair reduction and skin rejuvenation. IPL works by using high-intensity pulses of visible light to improve the appearance of the skin, treat specific skin concerns and remove hair. It does this by targeting the lower layers of skin (dermis) without affecting the top layers of skin (epidermis). So, you receive a non-invasive and non-ablative [...]

#13 Five Reasons to start your Permanent Hair Removal this Winter…2019-06-18T23:11:28+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