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Rejuvapen post reactions to the skin

Haemostasis What we see: The micro-incisions created during micro needling will close approximately 3 – 5 minutes after treatment – minimal superficial bleeding. Why? Damaged tissues constrict to stop blood flow. Platelets aggregate to stop bleeding, thromboplastin is released which forms a clot. Leucocytes migrate into tissue to initiate the inflammatory process. Inflammation What we [...]

Rejuvapen post reactions to the skin2017-05-30T11:40:30+00:00

What is Nail Fungal? (Onychomycosis)

A nail fungal infection is not really serious but it can be unpleasant and difficult to treat. The infection does develop slowly and causes the nail plate to become discoloured, thicker and quite distorted. The cause of fungal nail infections are from moist, wet areas. Communal showers or swimming pools are common causes. Using nail [...]

What is Nail Fungal? (Onychomycosis)2017-12-08T19:32:22+00:00

The 5 Phases of a Chemical Peel

Phase 1: Prepare The skin is cleansed, toned and wiped with a cleansing solution to de-grease the skin and prepare it for the peel to be applied Phase 2: Protect A protector is applied on the more sensitive areas of the skin Phase 3: Mesopeel The chemical peel is applied to the skin and left [...]

The 5 Phases of a Chemical Peel2017-05-30T11:37:52+00:00

Benefits of Gold Collagen Masks

The Gold Collagen masks have attributes of real gold powder and inherent healing properties of gold. The gel mask have ingredients in them which are not diluted as they are in creams. The Gel masks provide better absorption of the Collagen, Vitamins and Glycosaminoglycan’s. The latter ingredient is used for hydration and elasticity of the [...]

Benefits of Gold Collagen Masks2017-05-30T11:31:19+00:00

Transgender Hair Reduction

For Transgender women, it is almost a universal problem having facial and body hair, Androgen hair especially facial is one of the most difficult to solve. Anyone who is planning on going full time into transition should consider the option and seek advice on permanent hair reduction as soon as possible. For some transsexual women, [...]

Transgender Hair Reduction2017-04-12T12:35:45+00:00

How IPL stops Active Acne

IPL can help acne because the light emitted onto the skin kills off the bacteria under the skins surface and targets inflamed sebaceous glands that contribute to breakouts. The IPL system filters light in two targeted ways to ensure that only light with the appropriate wavelength is allowed to reach the skin to prevent future [...]

How IPL stops Active Acne2017-04-12T12:35:14+00:00

FAQ’s on Dermaplaning

Who can perform Dermaplaning? A Beauty Therapist who is trained to a level 3, semi-permanent makeup artist, a Dentist, Nurse or Doctor. What is the technique and is it safe? It is extremely safe when performed by a professionally trained technician. The technique is performed by using a specialised sterile surgical instrument. Once the skin [...]

FAQ’s on Dermaplaning2017-12-08T19:32:23+00:00

Collagen Production

One of the easiest ways to start stimulating collagen production is to start exfoliating the skin. The reason being is that when your old dead skin cells are removed, it starts to produce more new skin cells (collagen). Your skin naturally exfoliates itself which is called desquamating but as we age the collagen production decreases [...]

Collagen Production2017-12-08T19:32:26+00:00

Chemical Peels – a quick introduction…

Chemical peels can improve the skin's appearance. In this treatment, a chemical solution is applied to the skin, which makes it eventually peel off over a period. The new skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin. Here are some benefits of regular chemical peels: Reduce fine lines under the eyes and around the mouth Treat wrinkles caused by sun [...]

Chemical Peels – a quick introduction…2016-11-28T17:38:06+00:00

Do you suffer from Hypo or Hyper Pigmentation?

Cosmelan reduces and eliminates skin blemishes of melanic origin, increasing skin luminosity and equalising skin tone. The Cosmelan pack provides an effective combination of professional treatment and home maintenance cream. Each pack contains: Oil removing solution (Salon Treatment | Cleans and exfoliates the skin initially) Cosmelan 1 mask (Salon Treatment | Initial mask) Cosmelan 2 [...]

Do you suffer from Hypo or Hyper Pigmentation?2016-11-28T17:37:08+00:00