20 Skin Ageing Causes and How to Prevent them

20 Skin Ageing Causes and how to prevent them
Skin ageing is caused by intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Intrinsic factors are related to our genetics, hormones and the normal ageing process. These include: decrease production of collagen, elastin, Hyaluronic acid and oil, poor circulation, inflammation, slowing of the healing process. Extrinsic factors include: sun exposure, pollution, allergies, rough treatment of the skin, smoking, drinking, lack of exercise, our diets, etc. To prevent premature skin ageing we need to know what these f...
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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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Peptides: Stopping time – Aug 15 Newsletter

Environ Avance Peptides
Peptides: The effective way to stop time What are Peptides? Peptides are short chains of amino acids and are the building blocks for all the proteins in our bodies, including collagen and elastin. Peptides in skin care As we age, the production of collagen decreases. This added to damage from sun exposure, a sugar rich diet and environmental pollution, causes sagging skin and wrinkles. Peptides can have different functions. Some can be used to send signals to the cells to repair damaged...
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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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Dark Skin and Laser Hair Removal – Dec 14 Newsletter

Laser Hair Removal for Dark Skin
I have dark skin, can I get permanent hair reduction? It used to be the case that people with dark skin were not able to do laser or IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) permanent hair removal. This is no longer true. There is a new technology called elōs that combines the power of light (laser and IPL) with RF (Radio Frequency). These two energy sources when used in unison are able to treat most skin and hair colours. How does elōs hair removal work? With IPL and Laser the light is attracted...
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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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