Cleansing Makes or Breaks Your Skin

Cleansing may seem like such a rudimentary step in skin care, but it is in fact one of the most important. Proper cleansing sets the tone for any skin care regimen. Skimping on this process can cause build up in the pores, which even the most powerful and expensive serums, gels and moisturizers will be rendered ineffective.  » Read More

Treatments For Sun Damaged Skin

As we age the skin does not repair itself as well, and when coupled with a lifetime of sun exposure, this can have an effect on both the beauty and the health of your skin. Just to confirm this, compare the skin on your own body with areas that are usually covered such as the breasts and buttocks. You’ll see the difference in colour and texture for yourself.  » Read More

Treat Scars and Wrinkles the Simple Way: Collagen Induction Therapy

Collagen Induction Therapy, also known as skin needling is a procedure which involves the stimulation of the skin to produce collagen and elastin. This leads to tightening and smoothing of the skin.  » Read More

Tomorrow’s Treatments Today

After returning from the Cosmetic Surgery Conference held in Queensland it is evident there is a new light shining brightly for problem skin!  » Read More

The Power of Oxygen

Having defined lashes and eyes has been a beauty standard for women since the time of Cleopatra. Today men and women have an enormous amount of options available in terms of eyelash treatments, all of which are aimed at maximum exaggeration.  » Read More

Sun Safety

Our love of the great outdoors and a “healthy tan” is literally killing us. Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world, four times higher than those in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. While we wait for science to find a cure for skin cancer, there are things that we need to understand now and things that we can do to help prevent the damaging effects UVA and UVB radiation have on our skin.  » Read More

Something’s Different About You

“Are those new shoes?”
“Did you get a new haircut?”
“Did you lose weight?”  » Read More

Smoking and Your Lips

Smoking causes more than just lung cancer, heart disease and emphysema. Years of smoking takes a toll on your face and your skin, often leading to a dulled appearance, dermal atrophy and loss of elasticity. This results in coarse wrinkles around your lips, which are stigmata of not only smoking but premature ageing as well.  » Read More

Skin Rejuvenation and Vitamin A

Skin care has now become, in large measure, scientifically based- no longer simply hope and magic. As we learn more about the physiology of the skin, we are also learning how to maintain skin in better health and thus slow down the process of aging. Vitamin A has long been known to be the essential vitamin for healthy skin. As time passes researchers are learning more about how it acts on our DNA to promote a healthy skin, reduce excessive pigmentation and to increase collagen and elastin formation.  » Read More

Skin Conditions

The skin is the largest and one of the most important organs of the body. Its architecture is impressive. As a quick overview, just a millimeter of skin contains millions of cells, more than a metre of tiny blood vessels, about 50 sebaceous or oil glands, more than 200 sweat glands and over 500 nerve endings. Its pH is acidic ( 4.2 to 5.6), and curiously enough, male skin is more acidic than female skin. The two main skin structures are the epidermis or the outer most layer and the dermis which lies below the epidermis.  » Read More