Category: Anti-Ageing Treatment

Rejuvenating Eye Treatment by Vicki Newman

The skin around your eye area is the thinnest skin on your body. The thinner the skin is, the smaller the pores are so it is very common for our eyes to become dehydrated and age more and quicker than every where else.  Eyes creams are created with smaller particles to absorb into the smaller pores […]

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Are your hands ageing you?

Are your hands ageing you? You may be battling the signs of ageing on your face but are your hands giving you away? Your hands are exposed to many factors that can prematurely age them, with age spots, scaly skin, prominent veins and stained or brittle nails all key signs of ageing hands. Top tips […]

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Vampire Facials – what are the risks?

  As any diehard Twilight fan knows, vampires live forever. But though Vampire Facials don’t quite promise immortality, they can give you a face and neck Dracula would find hard to resist… (Yep, we know it’s called Vampire Facial because of the blood thing – but cut us some slack will you, it’s nearly Christmas!) A […]

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Botox before and after – how do you know what to expect?

Thinking about Botox anti-wrinkle treatment? A bit nervous about what you’ll look like afterwards? You’re not alone. Most people who have taken the plunge will have been a little apprehensive beforehand. There are a couple of steps you can take to help ease your nerves and ensure you have the best experience possible. All it takes is […]

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What could a Visia skin check tell you about your skin?

We live in an ever-expanding universe of anti-ageing products and skin treatments. So it’s only fitting that one of the most exciting new developments in aesthetics comes courtesy of NASA. The Visia machine. The Visia machine is like something from Star Trek. But friends, we have the technology – and it’s amazing – so we may as […]

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3 reliable ways to get natural results from Botox treatment

Botox – when it’s good, it’s great. But it’s a treatment that’s only as good as the practitioner offering it. If you’re thinking about Botox treatment, following these 3 tips will make sure you get a great natural result. 1. Research your practitioner Botox is the world’s favourite non-surgical procedure, and consequently, it’s everywhere. No […]

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Dark circles begone! Get the lowdown on Tear Trough Filler

The dreaded dark circles. You spring out of bed, full of joie de vivre, but one glance in the bathroom mirror and your heart sinks. You look tired, drained – even ill. No matter how great you feel inside. And to top it off, you know that winter will make your under eyes look worse. Your summer glow’s mostly faded, […]

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Can facelifts without surgery really work?

You might be thinking you’d like a little ‘refresh’. You feel as youthful as ever inside – but your reflection tells a different story. But the idea of surgery is just too much. So – can facelifts without surgery work? Well, it depends what you mean by ‘facelifts without surgery’. And in a way, it […]

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Botox aftercare – what to do and what to avoid after treatment

It may be a minimally invasive treatment, but as a prescription medicine, Botox aftercare is important.  When you invest in Botox treatment, you want to get the best results possible. And while most responsibility lies in the skilful hands of your practitioner, there are steps you can take after treatment to help. You should be given verbal […]

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How do you check cheap Botox isn’t cheap for a reason?

With a continuing rise in demand for non-surgical cosmetic treatments, the competition to get patients through the door is getting tough. Some clinics are resulting to offering injectable treatments at incredibly low prices. A good idea for the consumer you ask? The likelihood is, probably not. Injectable treatments, in particular Botulinum Toxin, are costly due […]

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eTwo Skin Tightening vs Thermage – how does it compare?

Skin tightening treatments are a popular non-surgical alternative to going under the knife – and there’s a fair few to choose from. One of the best known is Thermage, which has been tightening skin worldwide for more than 10 years. But at our clinics, our preferred skin tightening treatment is eTwo (also known as Sublime […]

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Browse our new menu of skin treatment packages

Do you have a specific skin complaint or issue you’d like to address? Are you not quite sure which product or skin treatment would be most beneficial for you? Well, our latest move is just for you! We know the world of aesthetics can be a bit of a minefield. So many treatments, so many […]

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Silhouette Soft Thread Lift vs Surgical Facelift – a comparison

Are you feeling it’s time to think about a facelift? With so many choices available, you may be unsure whether a surgical or non-surgical option would be best for you. While the surgical facelift has plenty of famous fans, most celebs never admit to surgery. So if a star has a particularly great facelift, we’re […]

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Dying to be Beautiful – how to stay safe when you have aesthetic treatments

The PIP breast implants scandal of 2010 sent shockwaves around the world.  The news that some cosmetic surgery clinics had used illegal implants filled with mattress-grade silicone cast a shadow over the entire aesthetic industry. It prompted a review by Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, Medical Director of NHS England. His report called for a wholesale review of the training requirements for non-surgical […]

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How long does Botox last – and where can it be used?

Thinking of having Botox treatment? There’s a couple of things you’ll want to be sure of before splashing your cash. Firstly, though it might sound obvious, you want to be absolutely sure Botox can be used on the area you want treating. You may have been vigilant finding out about its safety, the possible results, the price, the down […]

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Facelift without surgery – what are your options?

No matter how taut our skin is when we’re young, the dreaded droop gets us all in the end. But do we need to roll over and succumb? Do we heck! If you’re fed up with the mirror showing you someone older and more washed out than you expect, don’t worry. We have the technology. With so many rejuvenating […]

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eTwo – skin tightening without a scalpel in sight!

Hear ‘skin tightening’ – think wind tunnel? Luckily, the world of aesthetics has moved on a lot in recent years. Where the eighties were a boon for big hair and the slice ‘n’ stretch approach to facial rejuvenation, now it’s all about less is more. And with an avalanche of new non-surgical treatments, there’s now far […]

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Heard the latest skincare advice? A shave a day keeps the wrinkles at bay!

If you’ve crossed the magical threshold of 30, you may find your curiosity piqued whenever you hear whispers of some new anti-ageing skincare advice. Well…have you heard the latest? This week, the radical wrinkle-busting solution du jour comes courtesy of our male friends, and a beauty habit most adhere to almost every day. Not moisturising, cleansing, […]

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First time Botox? Here’s what you need to know

You’ve heard plenty about Botox, you probably know people who’ve had it, and you’re thinking about trying it for yourself. Well, knowledge is power! So before booking an appointment to kiss your wrinkles goodbye, read our advice for the first time Botoxer. Are you the ‘right’ age for Botox? Quite simply, there is no right age […]

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Botox for Holly, our new Gatehouse Receptionist

We’re delighted to say we’ve a new Receptionist at the Gatehouse in Northampton. Holly’s been with us a couple of weeks, so we thought it was time for her to try out some treatments! Read on to find out how she got on with Botox… So I am not a complete Botox newbie, having had it […]

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PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Therapy – aka ‘The Vampire Facelift’

We’re sure by now you’ll have heard the buzz about PRP Therapy – otherwise known as ‘The Vampire Facelift’. The treatment is a red hot favourite in celebville, having been championed by the likes of Kim Kardashian (who had the treatment in front of millions of viewers on her reality show Keeping Up With The […]

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Almost fourth fifths of women would like Botox for Valentine’s Day

A recent survey of women may offer a helping hand to a plethora of husbands and boyfriends stuck on what to treat their other halves to on February 14th. Traditionally it’s often romantic gifts such as chocolate, underwear or flowers that are the less creative man’s go-to Valentine gift of choice. However, if the findings […]

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Have scientists discovered a way to reverse ageing?

In what will sound exciting news to many, researchers at the University of Harvard and University of NSW in Australia have discovered what may become the answer to the never-ending fight against ageing, potentially making existing anti-ageing treatments such as Botox a thing of the past. A scientific study into the use of a chemical […]

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