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How Does Menopause Affect the Skin?

Menopause is an incredibly complicated process that all women endure as they reach middle age. For some, symptoms appear to be a mere end to the monthly cycle. For others, it is a difficult process that can last for a few years and cause a variety of changes. Menopause not only affects the internal body,…

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Pregnancy- Products and Treatment Advice

Pregnancy can mean lots of changes to the skin condition. It’s a good idea to have your skin checked regularly throughout your pregnancy as it can become more oily, sensitive , prone to breakouts and pigmentation as well as dehydrated. Modifying your home care routine can help manage these changes. All products registered as cosmetic…

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what is a chemical peel?

Here’s what you need to know up front about chemical peels.   story highlights Peels remove dry, dull skin cells and reveal smoother, more radiant skin underneath. Professional peels are more concentrated than at-home peels, which are convenient for daily or weekly skin health maintenance.The prospect of stripping away years of skin damage in a…

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Eyelash And Eyebrow Tinting

Eyelash and eyebrow tinting   Eyebrow and eyelash tinting is the perfect way to look made up with minimum effort. Your eyebrows and eyelashes will look more defined, thicker and darker giving you a more dramatic natural look without make up. This is particularly noticeable on fair complexions and sun lightened hair. And can Thicken…

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How to prep for a Medik8 peel treatment

  Using  Medik8 Retinol 3TR or 6TR and Vitamin C or CE Tetre Do not start for 24hrs after your last treatment  Prep for at least 2 weeks prior to your first peel treatment. AM Apply 3 drop of vitamin C or CE Tetre directly to your face and neck , follow with your daily…

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How To Use Dermalogica’s Overnight Retinol Repair

Only use at night How to use For best results, mix one part Overnight Retinol Repair with up to three parts Buffer Cream (included) and apply to cleansed skin at night, when cell renewal is at its prime. If there is no reaction. The following night, Mix two part Overnight Retinol Repair with up to two…

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How To Start Medik8 Retinol

Introduce your Retinol slowly Only use in the evening Apply 3 drop of Retinol  directly to your face and neck, follow with your nightly moisturiser [this is optional] Leave from using for the next 3 nights and then repeat. Do this for the next two weeks If all is ok and there is no reaction-…

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Rosacea

Rosacea   Rosacea is a common chronic inflammatory skin disorder with certain characteristics affecting the central facial region     Characteristics   Affects the central facial region Occasional lesions on sun-exposed areas Episodes of flushing and blushing – redness stays around and doesn’t go down Visible blood vessels [telangiectasias] Acne like bumps Irritation of the eyes…

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Acne

Acne   Acne is graded in four levels From Mild Acne – Cystic Acne    There are several different reasons why and how acne is caused.  Acne can be a genetic disorder that is inherited.  Teenagers often suffer from acne, it is commonly caused by the influence of hormones whilst the body is going through puberty. Hormones often affect the…

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Questions And Answers

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Why is my skin so oily? Oily skin is due to an over production of oil from the sebaceous gland. This can be hereditary. Other factors like hormones, diet, stress can stimulate oil. Sometimes the incorrect moisturiser can cause oiliness. Why does my skin feel dry, is flaking but is oily? This can be…

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