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Cosmeceutical Connection: Is it pioneering and skin-caring?

Cosmeceutical Connection: Is it pioneering and skin-caring? Some are inclined to consider the term cosmeceutical to be a new (and controversy-laden) one, yet it was coined as early as the 1970’s by the American dermatologist, Albert Kligman. The term was useful in defining cosmetic products that go one step further by possessing recognised health-enhancing properties. [...]

The Mole Truth: misconceptions around moles

The Mole Truth: misconceptions around moles “Sun protection doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive; it needs to be consistent. Keep it simple, but do it forever.” ~ Hillary Fogelson, melanoma survivor. Moles are mysterious. They may also be unsightly. And they may be dangerous. In the 17th century a visible mole could be interpreted [...]

Peeling Back Time: the value of chemical peels

Peeling Back Time: the value of chemical peels Being beautiful isn’t necessarily a simple process. Over years many have subjected themselves to an array of treatments to look younger and more appealing such as waxing, plucking, face masks, electrolysis, and more recently the process of chemical peels. In essence, a chemical peel is basically an [...]

Sclerotherapy: the reduction of unsightly veins

Sclerotherapy: the reduction of unsightly veins Our skin is one of our most delicate yet protective organs – the largest in the body. It very often acts as a signal when something is wrong within the system and takes a beating from the elements every day. Keeping the skin moist, supple and good to look [...]

How to be sun-smart: All you need to know about sunscreen

How to be sun-smart: All you need to know about sunscreen The sun’s out and everyone is heading to the beach in their masses. Unfortunately, it’s not all fun in the sun. The sun is extremely potent this time of year and since most people are spending time outside in summer, best to know how [...]