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Can you ever really get rid of dark circles? An aesthetic doctor’s thoughts

2022-04-06T13:47:38+00:00April 11th, 2022|

If you’re battling dark eye circles – aka periorbital hyperpigmentation – it may give you some comfort to know that the condition is relatively common. In fact, it’s a concern that I am presented with in clinic on a daily basis. Dark circles are generally found on the lower eyelid, making you look tired or [...]

There is an injectable for every skin concern – which is right for you?

2022-04-04T16:44:31+00:00April 4th, 2022|

From softening fine lines and eliminating dark circles to lifting sagging jowls and boosting radiance, there isn't much that we can't achieve with injectables these days. Instead, they provide subtle enhancements that deliver life-transforming results, and the range of options available is on the rise. And the aim of any treatment is that it should [...]

This combination of skincare and in clinic treatments is the way to go for a youthful décolletage

2022-03-21T12:52:31+00:00March 28th, 2022|

A recent study has revealed that, on average, women spend around thirty minutes a week looking after the skin on their face and only five minutes a week taking care of the skin on their body, and the décolletage is one of the most neglected areas of all. The skin on your décolletage is highly [...]

Slugging is the latest skincare trend – but is it actually good for your skin?

2022-03-10T10:27:50+00:00March 14th, 2022|

If you follow many skincare or beauty accounts and like to keep up with what’s going on in the world of skin, you’ve probably come across the term ‘slugging’ more than once. The moisturising hack promises dewy, healthy skin overnight, and it’s been making the rounds all over the internet as of late, but what [...]

5 treatments for brighter eyes

2022-02-28T14:36:53+00:00February 28th, 2022|

It’s true that our delicate, thin-skinned eyes are first in line when it comes to making us look stressed, exhausted, or older than we really are. Dark circles, hollowness, crow’s feet lines and crepey skin around the eyes are some of the most common concerns that I see in my clinic. While, unfortunately, there isn’t [...]

Clean beauty isn’t necessarily safer – a doctor’s thoughts

2022-02-10T13:59:42+00:00February 21st, 2022|

Clean beauty is one of the most significant beauty movements of the last several years. We want to know what we're applying to our skin more so than ever. From preservatives like parabens to drying foaming agents like sulphates, more and more people are starting to question the purpose and potential side effects of certain [...]

Why you’ll want to make this new skin tightening tech your focus in 2022

2022-01-27T10:29:38+00:00February 7th, 2022|

I am fascinated by my patients who come in to see me for the first time and immediately tap into the emotional side of seeking tweakments. They explain that their appearance makes them feel a certain way, rather than presenting me with a long list of treatments they think they need. When this happens, nine [...]

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