Year: 2019

Non-Laser Complexion Enhancers With Big Impact

Do you want a healthier complexion but don’t want to spend hundreds (or thousands) on lasers? If you are after a healthier sheen, a more even skin tone, we have the right fixes for you. These will help enhance the complexion by improving bloodflow and circulation, remove dead skin cells and encourage cell renewal.   FACE PEELS Lasers and injectables such as Botox and fillers may be getting increasingly popular, but face peels are still going strong. There are different types of chemical peels, but basically they break down the most superficial layers of the skin for a complexion-enhancing effect – remove fine lines and improve wrinkles, lighten hyperpigmentation and mild scars. Chemical peels have been around since the 1800s, but when we talk about chemical peels today, they are the mild, superficial peels. Medium and deep peels are no longer as popular today because not only do they cause pain and downtime, the risk of complications are considerably higher than today’s fractional resurfacing lasers. Popular peels now still include Continue Reading

This Helped Me Tone My Butt Effortlessly

The idea that I can have my butt toned by just lying down for 30 minutes sounds amazing. In fact, it sounds too good to be true. Yet, the latest technology to join the non-surgical fat reduction gang of treatments, magnetic muscle sculpting has gotten people obsessed, because although effortless, it is a kind of supplementation to exercise. There are no drugs to take, no needles and knives to bear.   HOW MAGNETIC MUSCLE STIMULATION WORKS First of all, this is mainly painless, but not sensation-free. It feels exactly like a really intense butt workout. Starting from a lower power, this is gradually turned up to stress-stimulate the muscle to induce timed, controlled contractions. After a series of contractions, it moves on to a tapping mode to help break down lactic acid released by the muscles. MMS can be applied over your clothes too. It uses high-intensity electromagnetic energy to cause supramaximal contractions which are involuntary. Its benefits are two-fold: firstly it stimulates muscle contractions which builds muscle fibers for Continue Reading

It’s Not Just About The Face – 3 Treatments That People Are Doing Now To Look Younger

Chances are, if you are reading this post, you are already taking basic care of your face. But many people still only realise they have neglected everywhere else below the neck when something else apart from the face and neck gives their ages away. Here are 3 popular treatments that people are (secretly) doing to keep themselves in the game.   EAR LOBE FILLERS Yes that’s right. If you have spent years with heavy earrings, chances are, your earlobes look pretty stretched out by now. Droopy and depressed earlobes can now get a new lease of life. Sounds like this requires significant effort, but it does not. People are now obsessed with plumping up their slack ear lobes with hyaluronic acid fillers to carry their oversized chandeliers. And all it takes is one or two injections into the right spot to combat the droopy and wrinkled appearance, immediately.   HAND FILLERS This is not a scam, it’s real. THE FDA has approved the use of a hyaluronic acid filler for Continue Reading

The Treatment For Teeth Grinding Lies In An Anti-Wrinkle Jab

Teeth grinding is common. Bruxism is usually harmless, but its side effects can be annoying, such as waking up with sore teeth and jaws, facial pain, headaches. Over time, teeth grinding wears the teeth down and causes oral complications. Treatments include wearing teeth guards at night, relaxation techniques and of course, regular dental visits. Medical treatments include pain relief medications, or muscle relaxants.   BOTOX FOR TEETH GRINDING Yes you read it right. Botox is the anti-wrinkle injection, but in this case, it can also be used to prevent the complications of teeth grinding. Teeth guards help, but they are only effective in protecting the teeth. Injecting Botox directly into the masseter muscles on both sides of the face will reduce the tension of these muscles, which removes all the problems of teeth grinding, especially jaw and facial pain. Pain relief occurs as early as within a week, and a welcome “side effect” of this treatment is it can reduce the size of the masseter muscles, so you notice a Continue Reading

Mistakes To Avoid If You Have Acne

When we have acne, the instinct is always to do something to get rid of them quickly. Read on the find out the biggest mistakes we make with these nasty blemishes.   1. Drying Your Pimples And Face Out Pimples are caused by clogged pores, and drying them out gets rid of them right? Overdoing it and dehydrating the skin excessively can cause the reverse, triggering the skin to produce even more oil than usual. Try Skin Laundry III, a salicylic mild foaming wash that won’t dry your skin out, and Blue Orchid, an oil-free moisturizer that gently hydrates irritated skin.   2. Too Much Makeup No prizes for guessing this one. When you have acne, wear as little makeup as possible, even though the reflex is to cover the bumps up with thick foundation. This can lead to more clogged pores. Always cleanse your face thoroughly to remove any traces of makeup. Try Anti-acne BB cream instead.   3. Not Changing Your Pillowcase Have acne that wouldn’t go away Continue Reading