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How to avoid premature ageing.

How can I avoid premature aging? Wrinkles, altered pigmentation and loss of skin tone. We associate these changes with skin aging. Age-related skin changes are the results of genetically-programmed changes (intrinsic factors) and environmental wear-and-tear on the skin (extrinsic factors). However, extrinsic factors cause more pronounced changes. Changes associated with skin aging: How can I control skin aging? An effective line of skincare defense will help control ROS, MMPs and AGEs that trigger the signs of skin aging. ROS Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) are dangerous [...]

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The benefits of Chemical Peel Acids

Alpha Hydroxy Acid... What is it good for? Fact: The skin is naturally slightly acidic, with a pH 4.5.   So here's for the science... The acid mantle layer is an invisible protective layer over the skin. It stops the growth of bacteria on the skin's surface, which can lead to acne. It’s made up of 50% natural skin oils and 50% sweat. However, without this protection skins can become prone to break out, and in some cases, severe acne. [...]

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Hot Highlighters of 2019

Hot Highlighers of 2019

The new make-up ‘must have’ is definitely highlighters and with so many different options to choose, how do you know which one is right for you. Here is our Beautec top 6 list for highlighters of 2019 Bobbi Brown – Brightening Finishing Powder – Porcelain Pearl This all-over powder instantly illuminates and gives skin a healthy-looking glow. You can use it all over the face or to highlight the cheek bones, brow and nose. Tried and Tested: This is great for a day [...]

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The big question on everyone’s lips – What factors affect our skins aging process?

Did you know that from the age of 25 your skin starts its natural ageing process? This is when collagen and elastin production starts to diminish. We start to see the first signs of fine lines appearing. We know that we start to age, due to the lack of collagen and elastin in the skin as we get older. However, with anti-aging, in both men and women, being at the top of their beauty agendas; the big questions are what [...]

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Microneedling results
Kim Kardashian Microneedling Facial

Benefits and Effects of Microneedling Treatments

What are Microneedling Treatments? Well that short version, microneedling treatments produce collagen and elastin in the skin, sometimes called Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) and it can reverse the signs of ageing, treat scaring (including acne scars) and reduce pigmentation. So some of you may still be sceptical, so here are the result… I know, its amazing. So how does it work and when can I book in, I hear you cry! Well microneedling is a minimally invasive skin rejuvenation technique that triggers the production [...]

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