10 Things You Can Do Today For Radiant Skin

1. INVEST IN A GOOD SUNSCREEN Sun exposure causes 90% of premature skin aging, which usually shows up first as dullness, dryness and discolouration.  Look for a facial sunscreen that protects you from both UVA and UVB damage and does not clog pores. Ultraviolet rays can penetrate clouds and glass, so wear sunscreen even when it’s a cloudy day or when you’re indoors. 2. EXFOLIATE Smooth skin reflects light better, for that natural youthful glow. However, cell turnover slows down after our 30s, and the dead skin cells diffuse the light so skin looks dull. Tonight, exfoliate with a gentle…

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How To Firm Sagging Skin After Weightloss

Sagging skin is a common problem after weight loss. The longer your skin was stretched, and the more pounds you lost, the less likely your skin will completely return to its usual shape. Your age and genetics can also affect your skin’s elasticity. That’s why people suffer from “love handles” or “chicken arms” even after months of dedicated diet and exercise. DON’T SETTLE FOR SHORT-TERM SOLUTIONS So what can help you regain your desired silhouette? Topical creams that boost collagen or firm up the skin will have very limited and temporary results. Compression garments are more effective for slightly sagging…

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What Are Vascular Lesions

Some people are born with large red birthmarks called port-wine stains; others develop harmless skin growths called cherry angiomas, or broken capillaries (like spider veins or telangiectasia). These are types of vascular lesions, caused by large vessels that form just under the skin surface. They can develop on the face, or on the torso, arms and shoulders. While these vascular lesions are not cause for alarm (unless they change in colour and size, in which cause consult a dermatologist). However, many are bothered by the appearance and attempt to hide it with makeup or solve it with topical creams. A…

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Reboot Your Skin Cells With Forever Young BBL

Is there a magic wand that could grant our beauty wish – radiance, youthfulness, fair and even complexion? Yes. A powerful machine called Forever Young BBL can treat multiple skin conditions from angiomas to age spots, fine lines to lesions. A “WAVE” OF THE WAND Forever Young BBL uses infrared light technology that can penetrate the epidermis and dermis to reach the innermost layers of the skin. No incisions are needed, but it can target cells. The heat or energy from the waves can break down pigment (addressing problems like vascular lesions, acne marks or freckles, and other problems with…

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7 Facts About Stretch Marks

1. STRETCH MARKS ARE AFFECTED BY COLLAGEN LEVELS As the name implies, stretch marks start when the skin gets “stretched” from rapid weight changes. It’s a lot like a deflated balloon, which is wrinkled or shriveled after it loses air. We can also become more prone to stretch marks when our collagen and elastin levels go down. These give the skin support and elasticity, and without them, we will either develop new stretch marks or existing stretch marks will look even more prominent. Collagen and elastin levels go down because of ageing or hormonal fluctuations. 2. ANYONE CAN GET STRETCH…

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All About Sensitive Skin And How To Take Care Of It

It’s hard to take care of sensitive skin. It seems like every other skincare product you use make it red, itchy or dry. Here are some tips on how to choose beauty products and treatments that will nourish your skin without irritating it. How sensitive is your skin? Dermatologists check for 3 things when they diagnose sensitive skin: a tendency to blush and flush, skin reactions like bumps or pustules, a damaged skin barrier, and severe dryness that isn’t able to protect the skin’s nerve endings. Some people are born with sensitive skin. Others develop skin conditions like eczema or…

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5 FAQ’s On The Q-Switch Laser

Q-switch lasers are the new darling of the aesthetic world. Dermatologists and skincare clinics are using them to treat multiple skin concerns like acne, wrinkles, warts, blemishes, and age and sun spots. HOW DO Q-SWITCH LASERS WORK? Lasers release powerful energy that tend to be absorbed by pigmented cells. The heat breaks down the pigments, which are then flushed out by the body. The more advanced machines, such as Fotona QX Max, can also be set at a different frequency to break down tattoo pigments. ARE Q-SWITCH LASERS EFFECTIVE? Independent studies have shown that the Q-switch laser can treat up…

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5 Anti-Aging Tips From Hollywood Celebrities

JENNIFER ANISTON This Hollywood actress still looks as radiant as she was when she was on Friends, but she insists she’s never done any kind of plastic surgery. Instead, she relies on lasers and LED light therapy. These two aesthetic treatments help tighten her skin by stimulating collagen production. Jennifer complements her regular skin treatments with a healthy daily lifestyle. She always makes sure she gets enough sleep, fruits and vegetables, water and exercise. JENNIFER LOPEZ Her killer abs and body contours are completely natural – she works out religiously and is a big fan of the Tracy Anderson workout. She also…

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5 Resolutions You Can Make For More Radiant Skin

As we grow older, our skin becomes dull and rough because of sun exposure and natural ageing processes. We start to see lines and wrinkles, age spots, and sagging. We also lose our youthful glow. We try to fake luminous skin with makeup, but wouldn’t it be great to wake up with naturally radiant skin again? Here are ways to help your skin recover its radiance. We use a holistic approach – a combination of skincare, clinical treatments, and lifestyle – that will help you reverse damage and also help your body produce healthier skin cells. INVEST IN THE RIGHT…

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5 Nutritionist – Approved Tips For Eating For Better Skin

Skincare and aesthetics treatments can help fight the signs of ageing, but your diet and lifestyle will have the biggest impact on your skin. Your body needs the right nutrients to create healthy skin cells and flush out toxins. Here are some secrets to eating for better skin. GET FIVE PORTIONS OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES A DAY Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins and antioxidants that can prevent cellular damage. The simplest way to know if you’re getting the right balance of nutrients? The color. Nutritionists recommend the Rainbow Approach: make sure you get a green, orange, red and…

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