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What is the golden ratio of beauty and how is it used in aesthetics?

2021-07-13T15:02:53+00:00July 26th, 2021|

However much we like to think looks do not influence us, the statistics put out by researchers beg to differ. Some scientists suggest that we perceive proportional bodies to be healthier, and those with nice-looking teeth have higher education levels than those who don’t. Likewise, if a face is in proportion, we are more likely [...]

Are jawline fillers right for you?

2021-07-09T13:17:13+00:00July 19th, 2021|

When you think of facial fillers, the words 'plumping' or 'wrinkle erasing' may spring to mind. But fillers are not all about 'anti-ageing.’ Yes, they can help you to appear younger, given that they're rebuilding the volume that we lose with the passing years, but they can do so much more than that. We have [...]

What is the Skin Barrier & Why Is It So Important?

2021-07-09T13:16:17+00:00July 12th, 2021|

Acting as a protective shield between the skin and the outside world, the skin barrier – or stratum corneum – is made up of skin cells, lipids and fatty acids and protects the skin's microbiome from damaging pollution, irritants and bacteria whilst also trapping in moisture and preventing transepidermal water loss. When the skin barrier [...]

What exactly is Niacinamide and why is everyone talking about it?

2021-07-02T22:18:50+00:00July 5th, 2021|

Certain ingredients in the skincare world are on many people's wish lists – just about everybody has heard of them and the skin-transforming benefits that they provide. Then there are others that are just as promising but get far less credit for the work they do. Niacinamide, which is part of the vitamin B3 compound, [...]

This is What I Want You to Know About the Aesthetics Industry

2021-07-02T22:22:54+00:00June 28th, 2021|

Over the last two decades, non-surgical aesthetic treatments such as Botox, dermal fillers, thread lifts, and technology-based skin rejuvenating treatments like radiofrequency have changed the way we look at our faces – and the way we view the ageing process. The number of aesthetic treatments carried out in the UK is rising fast, with more [...]

These Are the Skin Treatments That Will Perfectly Complement Your Injectables

2021-06-19T12:48:00+00:00June 21st, 2021|

If Botox, Profhilo and dermal fillers are like exercise, skin treatments such as facials, microneedling and radiofrequency are like a healthy diet. Of course, you can achieve a great result with one, but focusing on both will always be better. Supporting your injectable procedures with high-quality skin treatments will not only extend the life of [...]

Why Vitamin C is One of the Most Talked About Skin Care Ingredients

2021-06-19T12:40:23+00:00June 14th, 2021|

We all know of vitamin C as a vital component of our diets, and if you have ever explored the world of skincare, you’ll likely have heard that vitamin C is a very beneficial ingredient in skincare, too. Vitamin C has several essential roles in skincare. It’s an antioxidant, skin brightening agent and anti-inflammatory, and [...]

The Skin Stress Response: How Stress Affects Our Complexion

2021-05-28T09:35:54+00:00June 7th, 2021|

Stress is something that many of us contend with on a daily basis. But what effect does it have on the body and our complexion? Stress is the body’s natural response to a perceived threat. When we enter this fight or flight response, our sympathetic nervous system kicks into action, prompting the release of many [...]

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