Category Archives: Ask the expert

SHOULD YOU SHARE YOUR MAN’S MOISTURISER

We’ve worn his shirts, used his aftershave and even have our own style of boyfriend jeans. And now, it seems, we want his grooming products. According to the latest reports, more and more women are raiding men’s bathroom cabinets and … Continue reading

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THE CURSE OF CELLULITE

Fat or thin, short or tall, the dreaded cellulite is the bane of most women’s lives. Supermodels, athletes and pop icons …no one is immune.  In fact about 85 per cent of British women over 20 suffer the condition and there’s … Continue reading

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Can I just use a moisturiser with a high SPF on my face as I find sunscreen too thick?

While moisturisers with an SPF will protect the skin and are better than nothing you would have to use it as a sunscreen, i.e. apply it every couple of hours to get full protection and then it will only protect … Continue reading

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HELLO SUNSHINE

Did you know there is a cream that, used daily, will soften wrinkles, fade fine lines, slow down the ageing process and improve skin tone? Even better, it’s most probably already hidden in your bathroom cabinet and cost you less … Continue reading

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THE HAPPINESS FACTOR

Like most women, I’d like to be a bit thinner, have less wrinkles and to lose the double chin, but I can fix those things if I really want to. In the meantime, I can honestly say I love my … Continue reading

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THE ANSWER TO A GOOD NIGHTS SLEEP!

The right snack, containing compounds that have a relaxing effect on the brain, can be the perfect sleep inducer. Scientists believe that these natural sedatives work by stimulating the brain to product calming chemicals, which promote a feeling of drowsiness. … Continue reading

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Q. I have very bad spider veins on the front of my thighs and on the back my knees. Are they best treated with a laser or sclerotherapy injections and how long will it take before they fade?

In our experience sclerotherapy works better, requires fewer sessions than laser and is a very safe and effective treatment. As for timing, keep in mind any vein treatment is no quick fix. You will probably need at least two to … Continue reading

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Miserable Mouth Syndrome

Quick Fix – Fat grafting Known as Marionette lines or what I call  ‘miserable mouth’- these are the lines that run straight downward from the corners of the mouth to the chin. Fat grafting, using your own fat, can safely … Continue reading

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WORRY LINES AND WRINKLES

Quick Fix Sprinkles Nothing works quicker and looks more natural than Botox. It smoothes fine lines, can give a gentle lift to the jawline, erase worry and frown lines and opens up the eyes making you look bright eyed and … Continue reading

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ALL BRIGHT ON THE NIGHT

Dark shadows and eye bags happen to the best of us – even stars like Jennifer Saunders who suffered a major make up fail when she overdid the under eye concealer at a glitzy event. Although Jennifer may have used a light diffusing powder which reacted under … Continue reading

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