Tag: skin

The Truth about IPL hair Removal

IPL hair removal is more common than ever before, prices are dropping and more people are getting their hands on this technology. There are even “home IPL devices” available. But just like anything they are not all created the same. Today we share the honest TRUTH around IPL hair removal.

 

“A friend got IPL Hair removal and it didn’t work!”

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The Beauty Clinic Blog - Sunscreen

Why sun care is SO Important.

As summer comes every year, we all look forward to the warmer weather, days spent at the beach and bronzing up our winter skin’s. But most of us tend to forget the more serious & dangerous side of the sun. Did you know that 4000 people are diagnosed with either melanoma  or invasive melanoma every year in New Zealand? That is around 11 people every single day.

Skin therapists are not only concerned with the cosmetic side of sun damage, which we see presented as hyper pigmentation and premature aging, but also the real reality of skin cancers.

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The Beauty Clinic

Now, most people think that as long as I have bought some skin care and are putting some kind of product on my face, I am looking after my skin when in fact using incorrect skin care can create more harm than good.

Over the counter, Skin care products are usually classed in four categories: Oily, Dry, Normal and Combination skins.  It seems simple enough to decide what category I think my skin is and choose my skincare off the shelf.  But as skin research is an ever developing science, as highly trained skin therapists our focus is skin conditions, no longer skin types.

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