Sagging Skin – What can be done?

Sagging Skin: what can be done
Age, gravity, genetics, rapid weight loss, and environmental factors all contribute to sagging skin. The skin is elastic, which means that it stretches and shrinks to adapt to our body shape as required. However, with age the skin looses some of that elasticity. Collagen and elastin form a crisscross pattern in the deep layers of the skin giving the skin its structure. This structure is what makes our skin firm and supple. Unfortunately as we age collagen fibres break down and our skin do...
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Brazilian Wax – what it is and what to expect

Brazilian wax
Brazilian wax also called LA bikini or XXX consists in removing the pubic hair from your genital areas. It can be all hair off or you can leave a landing strip at the front. It was introduced in New York in 1994 by the J Sisters who originated from Brazil. In Brazil the bikinis are so small that waxing the area is a necessity. Your first Brazilian wax can be very daunting. You'll be baring it all to a total stranger and to top it all, it may be painful too. Preparing for your Brazilian wax...
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Difference between Laser and IPL Hair Removal

Difference between Laser and IPL hair removal
I must confess that because of my personal experience I'm a firm IPL hair removal advocate. I think both Lasers and IPLs do an equally great job at hair removal, however I love IPL machines for their flexibility and adaptability. I love the fact that because they use a broad spectrum wavelength (more about that later), even with a hair removal filter in place, you are getting other small benefits for your skin. I'll tell you my story: I started shaving when I was 13. I was staying over...
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5 Anti-aging Tips

5 Anti-aging tips
We all want to maintain our youthful looks for as long as possible. However, there are many things that we do or don't do in our daily lives that can cause premature aging. Here are some anti-aging tips that will help you look your best now and then: Anti-aging Tips: 1. Protect your skin: The sun is the main culprit when it comes to premature aging. Wear a broad spectrum sunscreen and a hat, even on cloudy days. You need to wear sunscreen even in the winter if you are to be in open spaces....
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How to get rid of spider veins & varicose veins

How to get rid of spider veins
Spider veins and varicose veins affect about 50% of adults. They tend to develop more in women than men. In most cases they cause no symptoms other than their unsightly appearance. However, most of us like to go to swimming from time to time or wear skirts and short pants, so it is important to know how to get rid of spider veins and varicose veins.   What are spider veins? Spider veins are thin red, blue or purple veins are are very close to the surface of the skin. They tend to look ...
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Why Choose Permanent Hair Removal?

Laser Permanent hair removal
At Skin Nexus Melbourne we specialise in  IPL / Laser Permanent Hair Removal. Our state-of-the-art machines at our Glen Waverley Clinic use ELOS technology which combines Intense Pulsed Light with Radio Frequency to give you the best results with very little or no pain at all. Think of the freedom of wearing skirts and swimsuits at a minute's notice without having to worry about unsightly hairs on your legs and underarms, or on your back if you are a man. Most people think that laser perma...
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The use of Peptides in Skin Care

peptides for your skin
Peptides are short chains of amino acids. A long chain of peptides make up the proteins in our bodies. Peptides can penetrate the skin and tell the cells how to function. There are many different peptides and they are used to send different signals to the cells in our bodies. Some very important are used in Skin Care to revitalise our skin, help produce new collagen and elastin, and diminish wrinkles and skin laxity. Matrixyl® 3000 Peptides Matrixyl 3000 is made up of two peptides: Palmitoyl T...
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The Importance of Vitamin A for your skin

The Importance of Vitamin A for your Skin
Vitamin A for your skin helps prevent and improve photo aging as well as hydrate the skin and is an indispensable factor in the maintenance of healthy epithelial growth and maturation. Vitamin A for your skin is used in different forms: retinyl palmitate, retinyl acetate, retinol, retinaldehyde and beta-carotene. The walls of the skin cells are not easy to penetrate. Vitamin A as retinyl palmitate, retinyl acetate and retinoic acid can enter the cell through passages called retinoid surfac...
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Save Money with Elos IPL / Laser Hair Removal

How much you will save with Elos Laser Hair Removal? Lower half leg hair removal comparison chart Age Elos IPL/Laser Hair Removal Waxing Total Savings with Elos IPL / Laser 20 y.o. 8 treatments @ $190 each = $1,520 Assuming you will be waxing until you are 60 you have 40 years of waxing every 6 weeks = 346 waxings @ ~ $30each = $10,380 $8,860 30 y.o. 8 treatments @ $190 each = $1,520 Assuming waxing till your 60's you have 30 years of waxing every 6 we...
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