Category Archives: Body Beautiful

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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I can’t use sunscreen as it irritates my skin?

You are probably using the wrong type. Sun creams either use chemical filters which act like a sponge absorbing UVA and UVB rays or they use physical filters, also called mineral filters, which work like a mirror deflecting rays off … 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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Snacks can help you 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’ve noticed that my skin is much drier and thinner than it used to be. I regularly exfoliate and do at home peels. Could these be thinning my skin?

No. The layers of skin get thin by sun damage and ageing. However over-cleansing the skin or using harsh exfoliators can harm the skin. Your skin naturally acts as a barrier, meaning it keeps out what it’s supposed to (dirt … 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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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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DULL, DRY SKIN?

Quick Fix – Laser Facial  Using Lumecca, the newest IPL rejuvenation system, instantly Improves skin tone and give skin a red carpet glow boosting collagen whilst also targeting broken capillaries and sun damage. The 40-minute procedure uses a hand held … Continue reading

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NIP AND YUCK? THE CRAZY NEW COSMETIC TREATMENTS MAKING WAVES

Gone are the days when liposuction and lip fillers were considered over the top.  Nowadays, women and men will stop at nothing to get the body of their dreams – whatever it takes. Welcome to the new world of cosmetic surgery where shoulder shaping and … Continue reading

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Problem – Scrawny hands

Quick Fix:  The Hand Plumper  Hands are the biggest age-giveaway because as we get older we lose the fat on the back of the hands so veins and wrinkles become more prominent.  Restylane filler will instantly plump up the skin and … Continue reading

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