I’ve been obsessed by stretch marks for 35 years. Pretty much as long as I’ve had stretch marks. Yes, a whole 35 years ago, and as a result of pregnancy. I’ve tried all sorts of topical creams, including lightening creams, vitamin E, Bio-oil. You name it, I’ve tried it, with no real marked improvement.
I’ve been determined to find a treatment for stretch marks for some time, and my own frustration with stretch marks, led me on a quest to finding a treatment that really improves the appearance of stretch marks. Not just newer stretch marks, but old stretch marks like mine.
What are stretch marks?
Stretch marks, in dermatology are referred to as striae. They are a form of scarring and are generally a white or pink color. What causes stretch marks is tearing within the middle layer of the skin called the dermis. This dermis layer is located directly below the epidermis, and is the layer of skin that accounts for the skin’s firmness and shape.
Active acne breakouts are every teenager’s nightmare and in many cases has a direct effect on their self-esteem. Although it is commonly associated with teenagers and puberty, acne can affect anyone at any age. The Laser Genesis treatment is a great no downtime, painless treatment for those of us that suffer from acne prone skin, as well as an anti-aging laser. Read More
When we were setting up our Medispa, it was really important, that the treatments we offered our clients provided significant results. So, in choosing equipment, we researched the latest global laser and IPL technology available that included a platform that would perform skin rejuvenation treatments, as well as laser hair removal treatments, with seriously effective results. Read More
The weather is warming up and flowers are beginning to bloom. Pretty soon we are going to be hit with an onslaught of invitations to parties and events that for some of us will not let up until after the New Year and even beyond. The Spring Racing season is just around the corner and for some of us it’s time join the social world again after a winter long hibernation. Read More
Monday, 1 December 2014
Saving Face – laser genesis and IPL for collagen renewal
It used to be a social faux pas to admit to anything so extravagant as Botox or hair removal to anyone other than the professional wielding the laser, but in an age of Kardashians with ever-changing faces, it’s inevitable that women (and men, to a lesser extent) are coming clean on how they retain their youthful appearance. Read More