Category Archives: Glowing Skin

I’ve noticed many skin products containing charcoal. Is this ingredient effective?

You may think charcoal is just for the grill, but, yes, it actually holds a bevy of beneficial uses for your skin routine. It has been used in medicine for many years mainly to treat alcohol poisoning and drug overdoses and … Continue reading

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BODY ACNE

My back gets very spotty during the hot weather which I have trouble reaching to treat myself. What do you recommend? We call this bacne and it’s a common problem during hot weather when the heat increases sebum production and … Continue reading

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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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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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Do I really need to use a sunscreen if my foundation has an SPF and if so which should I put on first?

A foundation with an SPF is better than nothing but does not substitute for a good sunscreen and most won’t protect against UVA rays. Sunscreen should always go on first because the active ingredients need to get into the skin … 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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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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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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Sagging Face and Jowls

Quick Fix  – The Five Point Instant Face Lift  This new treatment gives a relaxed and lifted look with no downtime in less than an hour using local anaesthetic. Ultra fine threads are injected into sagging areas of the face which … Continue reading

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