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  • Treating Pigmentation

    Pigmentation, or hyperpigmentation is the discolouration of the skin.  Usually recognised as darkened patches, marks or spots on the skin.  They vary in size and shape, are flat and commonly range from light brown to black in colour.

    Hyperpigmentation is caused by an excess production of melanin. Melanin is a pigment that gives skin its colour. It’s produced by skin cells called melanocytes, which are located in the bottom layer (stratum basale) of the skin's epidermis....

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  • Why is Winter the best time for a facial peel?

    Peels are formulated to remove a significant amount of dead cells from the top layers of your skin (more than your usual exfoliation is capable of), consequently your skin is much more vulnerable and sensitive to external aggressors such as UV rays.  Winter is also...

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  • Beat the Winter Skin Blues

    Winter = significant skin dehydration! Without realising, the cold deters us from drinking the ‘normal’ level of water which when we add the elements of winter definitely puts us in deficit.  In winter, we wear extra layers of clothes to keep warm, we crank the heater up in the car, at home, at ... View Post