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What is melasma and can a chemical peel help?

What is melasma and can a chemical peel help?

Melasma is a skin condition where the skin on your face makes too much of the brown pigment called melanin. Melasma can be treated with a combination of a series of superficial chemical peels and professional skincare products.

Should beauty therapists be injecting dermal fillers & botulinum toxins?

This is not a new debate, not by a long shot, but it is one which never seems to go very far away. As the aesthetic industry has grown, so has the number, and variety, of practitioners now offering injectable facial fillers and botulinum toxins to the public at large. We have raised the debate before about why cosmetic injectables should only be performed by doctors, nurses, dentists and some types of pharmacists.

5 Tips for More Radiant Skin

I’d like to make some New Year's resolutions for looking after your skin, and make them as easy as possible with some incredibly simple tips for more beautiful skin - tips that don’t require a huge amount of thought or effort.

Cosmetic Surgery - Knowing Your Legal Rights

This will help you to understand your rights if you are contemplating cosmetic surgery, or if you have had cosmetic surgery and something has gone wrong.

What Is the Best Botox Dose and Dilution for Forehead Wrinkles and Frown Lines?

What matters when you have your Botulinum toxin (Botox) is the overall number of units that you are given. Practitioners may choose to dilute their Botox with varying amounts of saline, and this will affect how far the Botox diffuses away from the injection site.

Why Hydrafacial (hydradermabrasion) has more benefits than its rival microdermabrasion – 6 Facials in 1

Hydrafacial is a unique 6-step process. If you have a Hydrafacial treatment in a specialist clinic, you will be getting ‘6 facials in 1’, as well as long-lasting glowing skin!

Breast Reduction: The Complete Care Guide

Breast reduction isn’t purely cosmetic; for many women, it may be the chance for them to live a normal life again. Understanding the procedure that you are about to undergo is essential before booking yourself in for any surgery.

Dr. Obagi’s ZO® Skin Health Controlled Depth chemical peel has been brought over to the UK

The ZO® Skin Health Controlled Depth Peel is an intensive Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA) chemical peel that is designed to create, rejuvenate and correct skin deficiencies, including pigmentation, diminish wrinkles, acne scarring, and large pores. It was launched into the UK at the end of October 2016.

Love the skin you are in - managing Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

Life isn’t all sunshine and rainbows though, unfortunately, and the culprit is a psychological disorder known as ‘BDD’ – Body Dysmorphic Disorder. For many medical professionals, patients with BDD are recognised by the significant emotional distress that they attribute to an imagined or minor physical irregularity.

Treating Rosacea with Skin Creams

Rosacea is a long term skin condition that causes facial redness, thread veins and spider veins (known medically as telangiectasias). The results of clinical comparisons has shown that Azelaic acid cream is one of the most effective topical treatments.