It is summer, and naturally you will be spending more time in the sunshine, all the more reason to take extra special care of your skin. But we can not just slap on some sunscreen on the scorching days and expect our skin to be health all year round. That is why this month, at the very start of the year – we shall be helping you design a Skin Care Plan for the Year. Some of these suggestions you may of heard before but it does not hurt to touch up on the basics in case you have left something out.
It is important to remember that this is YOUR Skin Care Plan, use what you are comfortable with, and what works for you
The Sun is one of the biggest factors in premature skin aging, but we understand that none of us want to live feeling inhibited, so if you are going to go play in the sunshine remember how vitamin C and sunscreen can do for you.
Research your cosmetics carefully, know what ingredients are being used, and if they are all healthy remember over-use can ‘suffocate’ the skin – like you it needs to breathe.
Flush your system of toxins by incorporating a source of anti-oxidants into your diet, be it herbal teas or any other form that suites you
As we age our skin loses some of its moisture (this is why Dermal Fillers were invented) – you can help combat this by using a gentle moisturizer, but if you need a little more help – then maybe this is for you
Fillers are used to:
- Reducing permanent lines and wrinkles: With increasing age, the skin becomes thinner and thus more prone to folding and wrinkling.
- Enhancing natural beauty: Fillers can also be used to enhance and augment existing lips, cheeks, chin, etc.
- Replacing fat loss: Dimples caused by loss of fat cells can be replenished using dermal fillers to restore volume and thus a fuller face.
Dermal Fillers are great, but perhaps you would prefer to plan minor touch-ups with Botox throughout the year as part of your Year Skin Care Plan
Botox is a protein derived from botulism toxin that is injected underneath skin in order to minimize or smooth out lines and wrinkles on the face. When low doses of Botox are used, it actually paralyzes or relaxes facial muscles, giving the recipient a clean, smooth facial appearance. Botox is also used to treat many other including writing cramps and hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
Wash your face more than once a day, exfoliation removes dirt before it has a chance to clog up your pores – remember this after a healthy workout. But if you really want to wipe away the ‘wear’ and revitalize we recommend Chemical:
A chemical peel is a body treatment technique used to improve and smooth the texture of the facial skin using a chemical solution that causes the dead skin to slough off and eventually peel off. The regenerated skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin. To book your appointment simply click on the following link
If your skin is tarnished with varicose veins then we have a treatment plan for you, but remember to book early as the process requires 14weeks to be completely effective
Sclerotherapy – Veins
Sclerotherapy is a procedure used to treat blood vessels or blood vessel malformations (vascular malformations) and also those of the lymphatic system. A medicine is injected into the vessels, which makes them shrink. It is used for children and young adults with vascular or lymphatic malformations. In adults, sclerotherapy is often used to treat varicose veins. (14 weeks)
Not keen to go under the knife? Not a problem, there is another solution…
For those looking for an alternative to invasive plastic surgery, a non-surgical facelift might be a great solution. There are different techniques for a non-surgical facelift, most of which are better suited for younger people who are just beginning to show signs of aging. However, some new methods are now targeting people in their 40s and 50s, especially those experiencing sagging skin and deeper wrinkles.
What Your Food Can Do For You:
Eating properly gives your body the building-blocks that it needs to keep your skin healthy, here are some foods that can help you:
- Red & Green Vegetables [ vitamin A and B-carotene ]
- Spinach [ vitamin E, vitamin A, folic acid ]
- Sweet-potatoes [ vitamins A and C ]
- Citrus Fruits [ vitamin C ]
- Tomatoes (are actually classified as a fruit) [ antioxidants, vitamins A and C ]
- Certain types of Nuts [ vitamin E ]
- Seafood [ omega 3’s, zinc and selenium ]
If you wish to now tone your skin then perhaps Mesotherapy is for you
If you worked to lose some weight but did not quite meet your goal – there is nothing wrong with accepting some help – have you considered Mesotherapy?
It is a medical specialty that involves injecting microscopic quantities of natural extracts, homeopathic agents, pharmaceuticals and vitamins into the skin. It can be used to:
- Eliminate cellulite,
- Promote weight loss,
- Treat aging skin and redundant (sagging) skin, and
- Rejuvenate the hands and neck.
An essential Skin Care Tips:
- Sleep allows your body time to rest & replenish
- Don’t forget to care for your lips!
- The skin around the eyes is very sensitive, be sure to use a specialize eye cream to treat this area
- It is never too late to start caring for your skin, the more tlc you offer the healthier it will become
For Later on in the Year: Our winters can become quite dry sometimes, so perhaps consider using a more intense moisturizer in the colder, dryer months
Is there any topic that you would like for us to demystify or clarify for you in the coming months? Remember, non-surgical aesthetic aid is both our passion and pride.
We hope that your Skin Care Plan for the Year is now sorted, but if you have any questions please don’t forget that we are here to help you. Secure your healthy skin, booking an appointment is as easy as 123.