Category Archives: Treatments

Benefits of Consulting a Dermal Clinician

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Consulting a Dermal Clinician is generally the beginning of your skin journey. This is where you can: Build a customised home-care regime Find which treatments may or may not suit your skin Build a treatment plan (whether it be long or short term) Gain a better understanding of your skin Get to know your practitioner…

Does Home Care Matter?

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A question we so often get is “Does home care matter?” The short answer is … YES. The long answer is … YES An effective home care routine will not only compliment your treatments but also enhance them. All my clients have heard me use the same analogy: In clinic treatments are your “Spin Class”:…

What is Filler Fatigue?

Filler Fatigue

What is Filler Fatigue? Filler fatigue is a term associated with the repeated use of filler injections over an extended period.  With time, patients feel the filler is no longer giving them the results they had previously. Filler fatigue can be likened to filling a brand new balloon with as much air as possible, releasing…

Dermal Filler Do’s & Don’ts

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Considering dermal fillers? Dermal filler is a highly effective way of restoring facial volume and youthfulness. However, there are some things to consider that will help you achieve long-lasting, natural results. Dermal Filler Do’s: Make sure you choose the right practitioner for you: When selecting the right practitioner remember, just because a practitioner offers injectables,…

All About Injectables

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What are cosmetic injectables? There are two main types of injectable treatments, anti-wrinkle to smooth out lines and wrinkles and dermal filler to help restore loss of volume in the face. 1. Anti-wrinkle injections Anti-wrinkle injections, are now one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed in Australia. How do they work? Anti-wrinkle injections are…

All you need to know about Hand Rejuvenation

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Ever wondered why Madonna wears gloves all the time? No it’s not a fashion statement, or sun protection…. her hands give away her age. Basically, her hands don’t match her face! Unfortunately our hands are often exposed to sun, hot water, detergents and all sorts of insults that contribute to brown spots, redness, wrinkles and…

Blackheads-and our favourite blackhead-busting treatments.

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Blackheads are essentially clogged hair follicles. The hair follicle gets filled with dirt, oil, bacteria and dead skin cells and when these are exposed to the air it oxidises and turns a black colour. Some skin types are more prone to the development of blackheads, and they are also more common on some areas of…

At home IPL hair removal devices – are they worth it?

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There are a lot of at home IPL devices on the market these days, and it seems they are being advertised more and more now that we are all staying home and are unable to attend our cosmetic appointments as normal. These devices retail for anywhere between $150 and $800, so from a cost perspective…

All about Photodynamic Therapy

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What is Photodynamic Therapy? Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a treatment where we use a chemical applied to the skin, which is then activated by LED light, to treat various skin conditions When photo-sensitisers applied to skin are exposed to a specific wavelength of light, they produce a chemical that destroys nearby unhealthy cells. Each photosensitiser…