How to get rid of ingrown hairs – Feb 16 Newsletter

Ingrown Hairs
A common problem for women and men alike is how to get rid of ingrown hairs. For some people this is only a slight inconvenience, while for others it can be a major headache. Ingrown hairs are not only unsightly, but they can cause inflammation, itching and can also get infected. Often an ingrown hair will go away by itself, however if it gets infected or go deep into the skin, you may need a doctor's advice. The doctor can remove it with a sterile needle or scalpel.  In some cases, the i...
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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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Radio Frequency Benefits – Mar 15 Newsletter

Radio Frequency Skin Tightening Treatments
Radio Frequency (RF) Treatment: what is it and what can it do for me? Also called a Facelift Facial or Radio Therapy, Radio Frequency treatments are gentle, non invasive and can be a more natural alternative to the use of botox, dermafillers, and plastic surgery. Our RF Skin Tightening treatments use bi-polar radio waves to heat up the deep layers of the skin. The heat causes the collagen to contract leading to a tightening and lifting of the skin. As we age, our collagen matrix breaks ...
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Sugaring hair removal…the new Waxing – Nov 14 Newsletter

Sugar Waxing Hair Removal
Sugaring ... The New Waxing Sugaring hair removal is almost as old as civilisation itself. The ancient Egyptians and Romans used to remove their body hair by using a paste made of sugar. For some unknown reason the practice was almost lost in the middle ages, and it is just now that we are rediscovering the advantages of Sugaring. What is Sugaring hair removal? Sugaring or Sugar Waxing is a form of epilation very similar to waxing, however there are some major differences that m...
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