Category: EXTRAS

Doctors Say These Are The Best Ways to Brighten Skin

VITAMIN THERAPY They say “A Vitamin a Day keeps Age Away”. This pampering facial called Vitamin Therapy saturates your skin with vital vitamins and nutrients that are essential for skin healing, skin radiance and brightening. Use of sonophoresis – sound waves open up channels in the skin, enabling deep penetration of vitamin-rich ingredients into the dermis where they work their complexion magic. I was pleased to see that a single session restored a certain glow back into my skin!   BABY SKIN PROGRAM Rechristened as the “BB Aquatouch” laser, the Baby Skin Program uses a Fraxel Thulium laser that treats in the 1927nm wavelength which is particularly adept at clearing sun-damaged skin and stubborn pigmentation. Fans of this skin brightening program love its “photoshop” effect. Indeed, the skin looks enviably more luminous and feels baby smooth in as early as one sesson. A post-laser add-on makes use of this golden opportunity to further nourish the skin in a skin whitening stem cell extract containing Glutathione, a powerful anti-aging and skin Continue Reading

5 Best Beauty Fixes Under 30 Minutes That Deliver Great Skin

Have an event to attend and need some beauty fixing in a flash? If you don’t have much time to primp for a party, here are the best fixes that will help you look stunning in an instant.   DULL SKIN PEELERS Need your skin to feel baby soft and glow within 30 minutes? Short of taking a scrub and exfoliating, is there no other way to get rid of dull skin? Try a mild chemical peel which gently exfoliates and peels away the topmost layer of dead skin cells instead, exposing baby smooth skin underneath. Chemical peels such as the Retinol Peel and Glamour Peel are potent anti-agers which resets and freshens up your entire appearance. The peeling agent in Retinol Peel is vitamin A, which also gives skin the smooth, rejuvenated results with added anti-aging benefits!   PIMPLE ZAPPERS There is nothing quite as maddening as a painful pimple, especially if there is no way you can hide it. Applying anti-zit creams will probably help, but only if Continue Reading

Beauty Treatments Under 60 Minutes That Can Change Your Skin

Party season is approaching, and whilst most of us are looking forward to that big holiday or party, some of us might be thinking of having something done to undo the toil that work or stress has done to our appearances first. Here are the best no-nonsense treatments that topped our list because of their amazing abilities to change the skin in less than 60 minutes.   HYALURONIC ACID FILLERS Age and weight loss may rob the face of its youthful volume and leave it looking tired and old. Those with sunken cheeks and strong nasolabial lines can restore volume to their midfaces with volume high definition lift, which places hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers strategically in the cheeks, giving the midface a much-desired natural-looking lift and restore subtle, youthful curves at the same time. But that’s not all. HA fillers can be used to augment a flat nose bridge, a short or receding chin and even fill in deeply etched wrinkles. These natural fillers are biodegradable – your body breaks Continue Reading

5 Reasons Why You Might Be Losing Hair

As the old adage goes “A girl can never be to skinny.” (or have too many shoes, for that matter). But chances are, you’d never want the word “thin” to be associated with your hair. Yet, many of our stealth hair-cidal habits are causing our locks to become prematurely thin and lacklustre on a daily basis. From our breakfast routines to our ponytails, study up on these top 6 surprising saboteurs that’s causing our tress distress on the inside and out. For all you know, beauti-“full” hair might just be a few simple lifestyle tweaks away.   #1 NUTRITIONAL IMBALANCES While you might feel refreshed and featherlight with a week-long juice cleanse, crash dieting means serious bad news for your hair. “We are conditioned to only think about our hair externally, but it’s basically a highly sensitive barometer of our overall health. Changes in our hair are frequently one of the first visible signs when there’s something amiss internally, since our crowning glory is considered a ‘non-essential’ accessory by our bodies and follicles are Continue Reading

The Facelifts Of Tomorrow – Three Skin Treatments That Will Reduce Your Skin Age Drastically

The anti-aging treatments of tomorrow will relax wrinkles, smoothen out fine lines, firm the skin and even fill up lines on the face. Check out these 3 powerful doctor-approved treatments that will reduce your skin age drastically.   1. YOUTH SAVANT A youth miracle in a needle, they say. Youth Savant contains polynucleotides (PN), the building blocks of DNA required for cellular survival in our skin. Purified from salmon germ cells, our skin uses these DNA building blocks to build a natural resilience, resulting in younger, more youthful skin. Normal skin is not only subject to normal aging processes, it is also subject to inflammatory processes and damage brought on by the environment. Youth Savant contains PNs which aid in wound healing, and anti-inflammatory effects. One can expect improved skin elasticity, hydration, reduced fine lines and wrinkles, enhanced skin repair and normalization abilities, as well as improved skin tone and texture.   2. FOREVER YOUNG BBL Move over IPL, the BBL is the new multi-tasking light treatment for our skin Continue Reading