When dark skin is damaged, the resulting mark is darker than the surrounding healthy tissue. An excess of pigmentation can be produced at the same time as the scar tissue, making an old wound more visible.
Even small cuts or lesions from acne, ingrowing hairs or insect bites can leave marks that do not fade with [...]
Cosmetic tattooing was first developed in the 1980s in response to the condition alopecia, which sees a sufferer’s hair fall out, including eyebrows. It then became popular with people who suffered from other medical conditions that either caused hair loss or made putting on make up impossible. Of course, it didn’t take long to for [...]
Skin damaged by too much sun or smoke can make you look older than your years, and can be difficult to accept. The Laser Treatment Clinic offers two types of sun damaged skin treatment that can visibly improve its condition and restore a more youthful appearance.
1. Microdermabrasion and laser therapy can work wonders. The microdermabrasion removes [...]
Throughout the ages women have been eager to find a way to keep their skin looking smooth and youthful. You only need to search on the internet for anti-aging tips to find a bewildering array of ideas, from facial exercises to magical creams or surgery. In a world that seems to prize youth above all [...]
So, the summer holiday season is coming to an end, unless you are lucky enough to be planning a getaway to the sun in September. For many of us, the prospect of baring nearly all on the beach or by the pool is quite simply terrifying. If you struggled to relax in bikini or swim [...]
Many skincare products aimed at those who suffer from acne tend to be too harsh for skin that is already afflicted by a chronic condition. In an attempt to control the excess sebum that causes spots and to remove the dead skin cells that block pores, some products can literally strip the skin of its [...]
With around nine out of ten women affected by stretch marks during pregnancy, it is hardly surprising that we associate the two. Pregnancy, however, is not the only cause of stretch marks, and women are not alone in developing them.
70% of girls and 40% of boys develop stretch marks during puberty, most likely because of [...]
Actress Jennifer Ellison went from a size 8 to a size 18 when pregnant with her first child. Three months later, she had dropped three stone, and although she was reportedly happy with her new weight and her curvier post-pregnancy body, she hates the stretch marks left behind on her tummy. She has said she [...]
If you have decided to have a tattoo removed, you may be wondering exactly what laser tattoo removal involves. It can be quite a daunting idea if you do not know what to expect.
The Laser Treatment Clinic is highly experienced in removing both professional and amateur tattoos safely and efficiently.
The laser is applied to [...]
A Scottish skin care company has been warned by the Advertising Standards Agency to stop promoting a cream product they claimed could remove tattoos as effectively as laser tattoo removal. Laser therapy is used to cause the ink pigment in the skin to break up into tiny particles, which then means the body is able [...]