An 18 year old Belgian girl had a major case of tattoo regret after making the decision to have 56 stars tattooed onto her face. Although she claims to have initially ‘adored’ her tattoos, she soon changed her tune when her father saw them and was outraged. The tattoos, which stretch across the brow, cheek [...]
As the holiday season is upon us, many of you may already be dreading the prospect of baring the bits of you that have remained under wraps since last summer!
There are, however, some simple steps you can take to improve the appearance of your skin and your confidence:
• Laser hair removal – ideal for the removal [...]
The removal of permanent tattoos is not an easy process, and even with the most technologically advanced laser tattoo removal treatments, the process will involve several sessions depending on the colours used and the depth of the pigments in the skin, as well as the size and complexity of the tattoo.
Be thankful, however, because the [...]
When laser hair removal treatments were first made available to the public, they were most effective when used on people with lighter skin and darker hairs. This was simply because hairs containing less pigment, such as blonde, grey or red hair, were harder to eliminate.
The energy from the laser hair removal treatment uses the pigment [...]
In the few months post birth, some woman are far to preoccupied to worry about how they look, and show little concern regarding the after effects of being pregnant. However, just a few months later and things may be a little different.
Getting into shape again after you’ve had a baby is a great thing [...]
It is a common misconception that only teenagers suffer from acne. Acne can cause problems at any time of life and in the worst instances can leave a person with permanent scarring.
Acne scars can be treated however with the help of laser acne treatment. And in some cases only just a few sessions are need [...]
If you have a tattoo you no longer want, you may be considering laser tattoo removal as an option. While the demand for tattoo removal is still rising, many people may still be unsure about what the procedure involves, and how to manage the process.
1. Exposure to laser even for a billionth of a second [...]
Acne can be a problem whatever the weather, but when you are out in the sun wearing tons of makeup to cover up your skin it can feel like even more of a problem. Heat and perspiration can mean constantly adding more to try and keep the problem out of sight.
There is an effective treatment, [...]
Stretch marks can affect all women during pregnancy, and can take time to disappear afterwards, if they do at all. They generally appear as red or purple lines, as the dermis becomes stretched beyond its limits, and then fade to a silvery scar.
This week, glamour model and ex ‘I’m a Celebrity’ contestant Nicola McLean was [...]
Microdermabrasion is essentially a deep and controlled exfoliation of the skin. It is a popular cosmetic procedure as it acts on both the epidermis and dermis, and can provide effective treatment for a variety of skin problems, such as acne scarring, stretch mark removal and pigmentation.
A hand-held device is used during the procedure to blast [...]