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What is the difference between cosmeceutical products and cosmetics?

Tired of using skincare that is all show and no results? Have you sought out and read an ungodly number of beauty editorials about a particular product that promises the world but does not deliver? If the answer is yes, you have learned that there is a drawn battle ...

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Hydrolysed Collagen Peptides Bovine (HCP)
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Hydrolysed Collagen Peptides Bovine (HCP)

HCP Bovine Collagen comes from pasture-raised cattle.  Collagen is one of the most abundant proteins in the human body and it keeps our skin supple and elastic, while also keeping our joints strong. Unfortunately, collagen production begins to decline as we age (e.g. ...

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Help! I have acne scars, what can I do?
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Help! I have acne scars, what can I do?

It's frustrating to deal with acne let alone the scars that pimples can leave behind. Cystic acne and picking at your skin can lead to acne scars. These scars can last for several months if not years or a lifetime. What can you do, you ask? You have tried numerous o...

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Types of Acne and Acne Treatments
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Types of Acne and Acne Treatments

There are several different types of acne that plague us at some stage of our lives. From the very young to the mature skin types, acne can be a painful and debilitating disorder of the skin. Let's take a look at the different forms of acne and how that can be trea...

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Hyperpigmentation

Let's take a look at Hyperpigmentation and Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH) conditions and how they can be treated.  Hyperpigmentation is seen in the skin as an increased amount of melanin produced either in the epidermal layers, the dermis or in both. Certain ...

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Vitamin A – for optimal skin health

Vitamin A skincare products improve the overall health of your skin. They normalise skin functions, helping your skin to stay strong and healthy. A clear powerhouse in your skincare routine at home, topical Vitamin A is capable of reprogramming cellular function. Everyone, fro...

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RED/DRY/SENSITIVE SKIN

Winter is the time to step up your skincare.  Dry winter winds deplete the skin of the natural protective epidermal barrier, that aids as protection against the elements.   Also using the correct skin care is vital for fragile skin that need a little TLC during...

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Melasma Hypigmentation

What is melasma?  Melasma is a common skin problem, more noticeable as we get older. The condition causes dark, discoloured spots on the surface of our skin. In pregnant women it is called chloasma, or the mask of pregnancy. More common in women than men, it is thought tha...

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 Bad Botox vs Good Botox
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Bad Botox vs Good Botox

Generally speaking, no one should really notice if you have had a Botox treatment except yourself or someone who knows you very well. I hear this one all the time: “my husband doesn’t know and he has never noticed anything…been doing it for 5 years” A good botox treatme...

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Not all technology is created equal - What you need to consider before you Freeze Your Fat

When it comes to non-surgical fat reduction, there are many options; similar but different treatments, new and old technologies and procedures, all of which are competing for our attention.  Cryolipolysis, or fat freezing, is a non-surgical fat loss treatment using control...

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Healthy Skin is IN!

The skin is the largest organ in the body. Its main function is to operate as a barrier and protect our internal structures and other organs. I like to think it also somewhat serves an aesthetic purpose… Like the “plumage on a bird”.  After all, beauty and skin are c...

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Collagen and the Skin

Collagen is extremely important for maintaining good skin and health. It also gives your skin strength and elasticity and provides the stable structures upon which your beauty is built. This structural protein is so important that it makes up 75% of your skin’s dry weight...

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Fill Me Up!

Dermal fillers, what to expect. ...

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The Sun and Your Skin

Fact: Research shows that UV exposure is the reason behind 80% of your skin’s ageing.  UVA rays are most commonly associated with skin ageing; these rays cause fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots that make skin age prematurely. UVA rays penetrate deep into the dermis...

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Ultraformer HIFU

The game-changer in skin tightening, non-surgical face, neck & body lifting ...

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