Category: Aurora Skin Clinics

Christmas Event at The Paddocks

The team at The Paddocks are looking forward to inviting you in for one last time in 2016. They are putting on a special christmas event to kickstart the festive season; Enjoy a complimentary Visia Skin Analysis Win prizes at our raffle in aid of Young Minds Charity Take a chance in our Christmas lucky […]

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Christmas Xtravaganza at The Gatehouse

Join us on November 26th to start getting into the Christmas Spirit where we will be demonstrating a range of treatments as well as launching our Christmas Offers & Gift Packages!   12pm Arrival & Refreshments   1pm Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Mr Tristan McMullan will discuss eye lid surgery options.   2.30pm Dr Richard Brighton-Knight […]

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Open Evening at The Gatehouse

At Aurora Clinics part of The Private Clinic Group we care about making you look and feel your absolute best. We are holding an open day on Saturday 1st October to showcase some of the amazing treatments we offer. Aurora Skin Clinics is now part of The Private Clinic Group and with that means more locations […]

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Open Day at The Paddocks

At Aurora Clinics part of The Private Clinic Group we care about making you look and feel your absolute best. We are holding an open day on Saturday 1st October to showcase some of the amazing treatments we offer. Aurora Skin Clinics is now part of The Private Clinic Group and with that means more locations […]

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Wake up those eyes

Saturday 16th July 2016 10am – 4pm Eyes looking a little tired? We share with you our favourite procedures for Summer 10.00am- Arrival & Refreshments 10.30 am – eTwo Demonstration (Eyes) 11.30 am – LVL Lashes Demonstration 12.30pm –  Refreshments 1.00 pm – Semi-Permanent Make-Up 2.30 pm – Filler Demonstration Ivo Gwanmesia, Plastic Surgeon specialising […]

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All eyes on you

Saturday 9th July 2016 10am – 4pm Tired looking eyes? We share with you our favourite procedures for Summer! 10am – Arrival and Refreshments 10.30am  –  LVL Lash Treatment Demonstration 11.45am  –  Derma FNS treatment (Eye area) 1.00pm  –  Refreshments 2pm  –  Ellanse Dermal Filler Demonstration Plus get Skincare Advice, have a free Visia Skin […]

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Your skin’s best kept secrets

Your skin’s best kept secrets Wednesday 25th May 2016 5.30pm – 8pm Prepare your skin for summer as we share with you our most requested treatments for May Room 1 – Dermaroller Demonstration Room 2 –  Anti Wrinkle Injections Demonstrations Room 3 – Dermal Fillers Demonstration Room 4 – Surgical Advice Plus get Skincare Advice and have a […]

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Step into Spring with Great Skin

Step into Spring with Great Skin! Revitalise tired looking skin with our top picks for Spring Saturday 16th April 2016 10am – 4pm The Gatehouse Clinic, 82 Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5DF 10am – 11am – Drinks and Nibbles 11am – 12.30pm – Skin Peel Demonstration by Vicki Newman on all Enerpeel Peels 12.30pm – 1.30pm – […]

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Get your legs prepped for summer

You are probably sat in your woolly tights or jeans not even thinking about the status of your legs and unfortunately often we don’t… until it’s too late. The first warm day of spring arrives and you go to bare your legs when you come face to face with those veins which you forgot about […]

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Fundraising for ‘Cancer Research UK’ & ‘Against Breast Cancer’

Here at Aurora Skin Clinics, we love supporting and fundraising for fantastic causes and this year’s no different. In 2016 we’re supporting both Cancer Research UK by participating in our very first team entry into the Race for Life 5k and Against Breast Cancer with the return of our bra recycling scheme! Race for Life – Aylesbury and Falkirk […]

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Dermaroller Diary

Dermaroller Diary by Becca Genuine Dermaroller is a treatment that stimulates the skin to produce more collagen which leaves skin looking smoother and brighter. I had heard lots of good things about the dermaroller treatment, and had been recommended it by others who had had the treatment too. So I decided to go ahead and […]

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Open Evening at G&E Mcintyres

Lip & Cheek Filler demonstrations with Dr Richard Brighton-Knight Microdermabrasion Demonstrations with Vicki Newman Get a free Skin Analysis on our Visia Machine Hair Condition Diagnosis and Solutions Hair Colour and Cut/Recut Consultations Refreshments & Goody Bags RVSP Reception at The Gatehouse or G&E Mcintyres or email info@aurora-skin-clinics.co.uk Location: G&E Mcintyres, Unit 6A, The Ridings […]

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Botox from A to Z

Anti-wrinkle injections, commonly known as Botox® injections can be used to reduce the appearance of lines on your face including frown lines, crow’s feet and forehead lines. If you are considering anti wrinkle injections but want more information read our A-Z of Botox Aftercare Aftercare is important in order to get the best results from […]

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Dermaroller Open Day

Say hello to rejuvenated skin! Join us for our Dermaroller Open Day on Saturday 27th February between 10am and 4pm at The Gatehouse Clinic in Northampton. Learn all about our skin rejuvenation treatment Dermaroller. Dermaroller demonstrations to the face and neck Information about our anti-ageing products Meet the team and get skincare advice Refreshments To […]

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Fat Freezing Information Evening

Join us for a cool night in on Thursday 25th February 2016 between 5pm – 8pm at The Paddocks Clinic in Princes Risborough. Would you like to freeze away fat? Find out more about this revolutionary new fat freezing treatment & watch our Live Demo! Find out what’s involved in the treatment and what results you […]

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How young is too young?

There has been a lot of press recently discussing the age that some people start having aesthetic treatments and the clinics that are offering treatments to individuals as young as 15. Which begs the question of how young is too young? The most shocking one yet comes from an article in The Sun who took […]

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Cryolipolysis vs Liposuction vs Body Surgery

It is the time of year when losing weight is at the top of most of our to do lists, however with lifestyles becoming busier, many people are searching for a quick fix. So what are your options? Cryolipolysis, Liposuction and Body Surgery are just three of the treatments that we offer that can help deal […]

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Semi-Permanent Make-Up FAQs

Modern life runs us ragged, doesn’t it? So many time pressures that even things we enjoy can seem like a chore. And applying make-up is one of them. However much we love it, it’s still another thing to have to do in the morning! Which explains the appeal of semi-permanent make-up. Springing out of bed looking […]

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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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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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The Big Aurora Survey – your results are in

If you want to keep improving your clinic, you can never talk to your patients enough. At least, that’s our philosophy! Alongside our regular satisfaction surveys, from time to time we carry out a more in-depth survey online. Our latest results are in – read on to see what you said… About the Survey The survey was completed by […]

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Neostrata Enlighten Trio Range

The Neostrata Enlighten Trio range is an advanced skincare range designed to brighten and illuminate the skin. With NeoGlucosomine, Retinol and Vitamin C ingredients, it targets all 6 natural pigment control systems to produce a more even skin tone and enhance skin cell turnover, when used on a regular basis. The Enlighten Trio range works […]

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Fat freezing treatment coming soon!

Cryolipolysis, or fat freezing treatment, sounds like sci-fi but it’s real – and it works. The treatment is non-surgical, quick, safe and removes stubborn fat. And it’s coming to a clinic near you. Read on… How does fat freezing treatment work? The treatment works by super-cooling fat cells so they break down and are harmlessly reabsorbed by […]

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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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Six of the best treatments for acne scars

Acne can be hard to live with at any age, but even more so if you’re well into adulthood. And to make things worse, it’s a tricky one to treat. Acne is a multifactorial condition. Not caused by one thing, but the interplay of several. That can include hormone changes, genetics, some cosmetics – and good old-fashioned […]

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Vote for us in the My Face My Body Awards!

We were delighted to win ‘Best Aesthetic Clinic‘ at the My Face My Body Awards in 2013, and over the moon to be shortlisted again last year. And now we’re thrilled to say we’ve made it through to the finals yet again! This year, we’re shortlisted in the category of ‘Best Customer Experience’, ‘Best Clinic Team’ […]

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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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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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Meet Vicki, our new Aesthetic Practitioner in Northampton

We’re delighted to introduce a brand new member of our growing team! The lovely Vicki Newman has joined us as Aesthetic Practitioner at our Gatehouse Clinic in Northampton. Vicki has bags of experience in the beauty industry, having worked in various aspects of the business for over 8 years. She’ll be offering in-depth skin consultations at the […]

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New partnership with Mulberry’s Beaconsfield

Busy times here at Aurora. Following on from our new website launch last week, we’re delighted to announce we’ve some more exciting news. A brand new partnership with Mulberry’s Beaconsfield. We’re always looking for opportunities to introduce ourselves to new people. We’re passionate about skin and the huge difference we can make with safe, natural […]

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Heliocare Sun Protection Range

Every product in the Heliocare® sun protection range provides high level SPF50 protection using the latest and most advanced UV filters, in skin loving formulations that will leave your skin feeling beautiful. It has been proven in extensive clinical studies to be a powerful natural, skin specific anti-oxidant, helping to prevent photo damage. On top […]

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The Visia Machine has arrived – book your free skin analysis!

As you’ll know if you’re a regular visitor to the clinic, we’re like kids at Christmas when we get a new machine to play with. So we’re incredibly excited to share with you our latest new toy – the Visia skin analysis machine! We’re up and running with it at the Paddocks clinic, where it’s revolutionising our […]

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What is the Visia Skin Analysis Machine?

With so many skincare ranges on the market and all claiming to provide a host of benefits for your skin, how do you know which one to choose? With our Neostrata skincare range we don’t just claim the benefits; we prove it. Enter our new Visia Skin Analysis Machine.   What is the Visia Skin Analysis Machine? The […]

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March-April 2015 satisfaction survey – your results are in!

At Aurora we’re big believers in getting our patients’ honest opinions about their experiences with us. Whether perfect or not-so-perfect, we want to hear it. The only way we can keep improving the level of service we provide is by hearing warts-and-all feedback from the people who matter most – you! With this in mind, we regularly send out […]

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What happens at our free skin consultation?

If you’re thinking about any cosmetic treatment, whether surgical or non-surgical, you need as much information as possible. Only then can you make a properly informed choice about which – if any – procedure is right for you. At Aurora, it’s our policy to offer free no-obligation skin consultations to everyone who expresses an interest. […]

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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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Would you like free skin care advice? Come and meet our team

If you’ve been to see us at Aurora Skin Clinics, you’ll know we’re a friendly bunch! We’re lucky to have a great team of highly qualified and experienced aesthetic nurses, practitioners and cosmetic doctors who are passionate about skin. And they all get a warm fuzzy feeling inside when they help people look and feel […]

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December 2014 satisfaction survey – see the results now

Keeping our patients happy is extremely important to us at Aurora. We like to know what we’re doing right and, on the flip side, if there’s any areas we can improve. And the most reliable way to find out is by asking the most important people – our patients! With this in mind, we regularly […]

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Come to our Essex Open Evening at the Baddow Hospital

Do you live in or near to Essex and want to find out more about skin treatments or cosmetic surgery? On 25th November from 6-8pm we’re holding an exclusive Open Evening at the Baddow Hospital, Chelmsford. The free event will be the perfect chance to find out more about any treatment that interests you in […]

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See the results of our latest satisfaction survey

Keeping our patients happy is very important to us at Aurora – we like to know what we’re doing right and how we can improve. So with that in mind, every two months we survey our patients and collate the results. Below is our latest feedback from June and July, which includes patients who had a range of treatments […]

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Scarring – can Bio-Oil really help?

Every so often we receive a question via email that we think may be interesting to share. Here is one we have recently received about scarring and how best to help the healing process along. In this case, the scarring is a result of recent surgery, but the same applies for other scarring like acne […]

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Solar Keratosis and skin tag removal now available

Solar Keratoses (also known as Actinic Keratoses) are quite a common condition that can often be seen on more mature skin that has seen a lot of sun exposure over the years. Usually slightly raised, they are rough, scaly and crusty to the touch and they can be pink, brown or sometimes skin colour. They usually […]

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Aurora Skin Clinics expands to Essex

We’re excited to report that Aurora Skin Clinics is opening a brand new branch in Chelmsford next week – our first in Essex. The clinic will be based at the Baddow Hospital and will open for business next Monday 14th July. Our full range of non-surgical treatments will be available, including wrinkle-reducing injections, dermal fillers, […]

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Wednesday 2nd July Open Evening in Northampton – save the date!

It’s that time of year again… Are you within easy reach of Northampton? Would you like to learn more about non-surgical treatments, or speak to an expert about a cosmetic surgery procedure that interests you? Are you free on the evening of 2nd July? Well, in that case, you simply must come along to our […]

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See the results of our first Patient Satisfaction Survey

We recently sent out our first-ever Aurora Skin Clinics satisfaction survey – and the results are in. Dun-dun-derrr! We always like to hear what you think, so we thought a short survey would make it easy for you to let us know. We sent the survey to all who had treatment at the Paddocks or Gatehouse […]

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Our January Open Evening – a quick round-up

A cold and rainy Monday night in January – what better time to ask people to leave their warm homes and come out to our Open Evening… It was an optimistic bit of scheduling, we grant you, but come out in the cold you did! We were a little nervous that the lure of fleecy […]

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Aurora Clinics to host January Detox Open Evening

Feeling a little deflated now Christmas is over and the next bank holiday feels like a lifetime away (the end of April, but still)? Well, how about kick-starting your new year with a feel-good beauty boost? On Monday 27th January from 6-8pm, Aurora Clinics are holding a ‘January Detox’ Open Evening. The event, which is open to […]

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Hot beauty trends for 2014

December has been and gone, the temperatures have dipped slightly and everyone is looking forward to a fresh and healthy start to 2014. If, like us, you are conscious of a new year and a new beginning you will be focusing on banishing the party mood and concentrating on looking and feeling the best you […]

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Britney Spears reveals her cosmetic work

She was the teenage pop starlet with that extra sparkle when she burst on to our TV screens wearing a provocative-cum-innocent school girl’s outfit and singing about being ‘hit’ one more time. During the 90s Britney was arguably the world’s most popular sweetheart, with extra-pretty yet girl next door looks and a sugary-sweet voice to […]

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Preparing your skin for the New Year

With the year nearing its close and the days and evenings getting chillier, it means only one thing – party season is around the corner! For many this will incite a mild panic as much as it will excitement, for if there is something that this time of year allows us it is a respite […]

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Happy holidays – but watch out for the effects on your skin!

Plenty of festive nights booked in over the next couple of weeks? Yes, us too. Whilst this means a great time to be had, it can also wreak havoc on our skin. Especially when nursing a hangover from the night before. Follow these tips to minimise wear and tear and to secret away those hangovers: […]

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Aurora Clinics win Best Aesthetic Clinic Award!

Aurora Clinics are proud to announce that we are this year’s winner of the MyFaceMyBody ‘Best Aesthetic Clinic’ Award. The prestigious award ceremony was held at The Lancaster Hotel in Central London on Saturday 2 November and was attended by a number of top names within the industry, including celebrities, journalists and health and beauty […]

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Cara Delevingne to quit the catwalk over psoriasis?

In our modern society celebrities are the new aristocracy, or taken to its extreme, even deities, and as such we can all be guilty of putting them on a pedestal – taking them out of the reach of the ordinary and therefore, presumably, also out of the reach of ordinary ailments. But as photographs of […]

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Minimise skin flare-ups this winter

Certain skin conditions, such as psoriasis and eczema, are susceptible to winter conditions and flare up as a result. What’s more, worrying about the likely effects of the winter months can cause the sufferer to feel more stress, which can in itself exacerbate skin problems. Follow these steps to help protect your skin: 1. Short […]

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Go green on Halloween – get some beauty benefits out of your pumpkin

Today is suitably cold, windy and rainy enough to evoke the atmosphere of a ghoulish Halloween. No doubt you’ll already have a superbly-designed pumpkin atop your window shelf, porch or dining table. If you haven’t got to that stage yet, or you’ve had the foresight to keep its innards until someone can give you a […]

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3 unusual things that cause us to age

Key instigators of premature ageing are well known and as a result avoided by many. These include sun exposure, smoking, excessive alcohol intake and a poor diet. However there are other things we do day-to-day which may also contribute to lines appearing sooner and more deeply, but that we don’t realise we are doing. What culprits […]

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Survey reveals women’s priorities with skin care – what’s top? Anti-ageing

A discount voucher website has published revealing survey results on what women look for when buying skincare products, and apparently anti-ageing ingredients come out as most important. Over 70% of 25 to 65 year olds consider this to be an important factor when choosing between different products on the market. The second most important criteria […]

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How to rejuvenate your face without surgery

If you are at the stage in your life where you can see noticeable signs of ageing, you may be tempted to consider surgery to reverse these indicators. These may include sagging jowls or creases under the eyes. It certainly works for many people, and a nip and tuck can help to restore confidence as well […]

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Out with the old, in with the new…

It’s that time again – time to dust off the old (or invest in new) coats, bring out the brollies and pack away the flip flops… for Autumn is now truly upon us. Like British weather often does, the grey, rain and cold came with a sharp shock this week – really though we should […]

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Amy Childs advises teenagers to halt getting cosmetic procedures

Seemingly backtracking on what she has become so well-known for, ex-TOWIE star and beauty salon owner Amy Childs has given a magazine interview indicating she would advise young girls and teenagers to put off undertaking cosmetic procedures. The star, who is still only 23, appeared on the reality show having Botox injections in front of […]

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US Surgeon offers Botox and fillers to find dates

A New York surgeon has come up with a novel way of finding a lifelong partner – using business associates and offering them cash and cosmetic procedures as incentives. Inspired by matchmaking services that charge a fee, the unnamed surgeon devised a price list of his own to encourage those he knows to set him […]

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Would you let snails traverse your face in the name of beauty?

The quest for lasting beauty has never been more all-consuming than in today’s culture, with seemingly endless explorations in to what natural or man-made solutions may help defer the ageing process and achieve flawless skin. Some of these are more ‘out there’ than others, including bee sting venom, sperm therapy and facials using the patient’s […]

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Top 5 skin care tips for the summer months

With recent temperatures dragging their feet to well below average for this time of year it’s hard to believe that the summer months are just in front of us, yet that they are. Whilst it may seem impossible to believe right now, there is some chance that 2013’s middle months will bring us moments of […]

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Are you an experienced Aesthetic Nurse? Aurora Skin Clinics wants you!

Advanced Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner Opportunity Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, London Excellent salary depending on experience + bonus Looking for a new challenge? We have a great opportunity for an experienced and dynamic Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner to work within our well established and popular private cosmetic group. Our dedicated team of nurses, aesthetic practitioners and plastic surgeons is […]

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Alicia Douvall agrees with RCS’s guidelines for non-invasive treatments

As part of the dialogue on the regulation of plastic surgery, prompted by the PIP implant scandal last year, the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has published guidelines they feel ought to be made compulsory by government. They include the recommendation that non-invasive cosmetic procedures, such as Botox or dermal fillers, be carried out by […]

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Why men can benefit from skin treatments

It’s been well-documented that anti-ageing procedures and plastic surgery operations are no longer simply the preserve of women – men too have become interested in preserving their looks and making sure the image they present to the world is at its best. However they may be less aware of other non-invasive procedures, beyond Botox, that […]

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Millie Mackintosh reveals her beauty secrets online

Millie Mackintosh, 23-year-old star of TV show ‘Made in Chelsea’, who always looks naturally pretty and fresh-faced, has revealed her beauty secrets in her blog. These included making a New Year’s Resolution to take extra special care of her skin – perhaps she read our first skin blog of 2013 which recommended the same! She […]

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New Year – New Skin!

With each January comes a national onslaught of (usually) self-improvement style New Year’s resolutions. And why not? If this is an opportunity to take more care and consideration over yourself than in other months of the year then that can only be a good thing. Even if sticking to them rigidly wears off, it at […]

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‘Tis the season to be jolly?

When we think of Christmas we usually conjure up images of a white-bearded Santa, replete with white beard, glasses and those rosy cheeks. For some of us though those red cheeks will be a cumbersome reality – and often an embarrassing one – as rosacea triggers abound at Christmas time. For the 1 in 10 […]

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How to look after your children’s skin in winter

It’s a given that children don’t need to follow the same sort of skin regime as their parents. Children’s skin regenerates itself and also has just the right balance of moisture – adding too much to the skin can result in it becoming reliant on external products to prevent it from becoming dry. However in […]

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Company behind Botox have created product for thicker, fuller eyelashes

Allergan, the company behind selling Botox as an anti-ageing treatment, have now launched a new product that promises to thicken, elongate and darken eyelashes – great news for those who need some help in that department. Latisse, as it’s called, will be available by prescription only and is targeted for those who suffer from hypotrichosis […]

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Is offering cut price cosmetic procedures to students morally wrong?

The University of Central Lancaster has hit the headlines for offering cut-price cosmetic treatments to students, as part of their new Masters programme in non-surgical facial aesthetics. As MSc students will need to practice their techniques the faculty will offer discounts on Botox, chemical peels, laser treatments, fillers and lip enhancements. Feminist groups at the […]

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Kate Hudson’s low maintenance skin care routine

Kate Hudson has revealed her pared-down approach to skin care in a magazine interview – which apparently consists of little more than a ‘soap and water’ routine. What seems a catchy headline however – Hollywood star eschews skin care routine – actually turns out to be simply a basic but nonetheless considered regime. The actress […]

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Geri Halliwell sports youthful visage on Marr TV show

Geri Halliwell appeared on Andrew Marr’s Sunday BBC show last weekend and made a change from his usual political guests by cutting a rather glamorous figure. The ex-Spice Girl was there to promote the new Spice Girl musical, Viva Forever, and flirted with the other guests as well as host Marr. The show, which was […]

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What do women think about ageing?

The Daily Mail has published research that explored women’s attitudes to ageing, and apparently the age to start ageing gracefully is 59. The survey also explored when certain looks should be given up, which celebrities are ageing gracefully and which ones aren’t. Apparently most women agree that 59 is the age to start worrying about […]

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This Morning doctor in second skin cancer diagnosis

The ITV daytime show’s resident doctor Chris Steele has used the programme to reveal that he has been diagnosed with skin cancer for the second time. The first time he was struck with the cancer was in 1996 when he had it on his left cheek. He had the cancer removed which left a fifty […]

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South Korea leading the way for male make-up

South Korea is a well-known plastic surgery hotspot with men in particular increasingly opting for surgeries or non-invasive procedures such as Botox, chemical peels or laser treatment. Latest market research reveals that men are even more forward-thinking than that as they also subscribe to wearing make-up. UK based market research company Euromonitor estimate that the […]

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Feed your skin

There is plenty of information on what foods to eat to optimise your health and the condition of your skin, but what about what can be applied topically? Lotions and creams serve their purpose however there is also edible produce that can be as useful in your skin care routine as your diet. So what […]

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Male skin care – how, when and what?

The dawn of the 21st century saw a seismic shift when it came to how men felt about their appearance, or, crucially perhaps, how open they felt they could be with their desire to look good. Famous men such as David Beckham and George Clooney led the way in men taking care of themselves, including […]

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Botox could help you win at poker

An American doctor has devised a way of ensuring that poker players succeed at the game, through not accidentally revealing their emotions when they play. He believes that he can deliver Botox in such a way that focuses on how players might betray their emotions, such as a raised eyebrow or a squint. The term […]

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Projected growth in skin care industry down to ‘ageing population’

American market research company, Infiniti Research Ltd, have released a report in to their projections about the skin care industry over the period between 2011 and 2015. They estimate that the entire industry, which ranges from skin care products to non-invasive treatments, will grow worldwide by 4.4% during this time. They put this down to […]

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George Clooney’s girlfriend gets Botox in secret

George Clooney’s girlfriend, who is only in her early thirties, nonetheless allegedly sneaks off for Botox treatment without telling her movie star boyfriend what she is doing. Clooney is apparently against women getting plastic surgery, hence why she wants to keep it on the down-low. The lucky lady, Stacy Keibler, has been going out with […]

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Add to your skincare routine with products already in the home

Skin care treatments and over-the-counter or prescribed topical treatments often carry a justifiably high price tag as they use complex ingredients or processes that do much to rejuvenate the skin’s surface and help to keep it glowing and healthy. All of which is a prized result in a society that places value on beauty and […]

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How can you predict how your skin will age?

It’s a well-known saying that men should gauge what their potential wives will look like when they’re older by looking at their mother – and this can be true, but not quite to the extent that this adage gives credence to. Of course you can never really tell exactly what you will look like, however […]

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What’s causing redness and itchiness on my face?

Redness and/or dry and flaky skin on the surface of the face is a common enough problem yet can be embarrassing and highly distressing for the sufferer. Despite this, many people fail to seek the advice of a doctor or dermatologist and either leave the problem untreated or attempt to treat it with over-the-counter creams […]

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How to avoid wrinkly eyes

Ageing creeps up on all of us with the most obvious signs first affecting the face. Often the area that people start to see the signs quickest, and start to dread, is the delicate eye area. This is because the skin is very thin in this area and it’s also the area that is likely […]

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Hen weekend skin care treatments

Hen and stag weekends are a long held tradition where the important male and female wedding guests gather (separately) before the big day to celebrate the end of the bride and groom’s single years. As weddings have got progressively larger affairs so too have hen and stag weekends with whole weekends usually set aside for […]

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The importance of skin care in your twenties

Many women start to think most seriously about their skin care regime when, funnily enough, they start to see fine lines appearing and notice that laughter or frown lines tend to hang around a little longer when they used to disappear as quickly as they had sprung. However, starting to think about how to reverse […]

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Get your skin prepared to party

The onset of autumn brings with it a new excuse to freshen up our appearances – party season. Perhaps to compensate for the shorter days and chilly nights, October through to December sees a number of party occasions, culminating in Christmas and the New Year. With Halloween and Bonfire Night kicking off the party season, […]

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The non-surgical ‘lunch hour’ facelift

Non-invasive procedures to reverse the signs of ageing are becoming increasingly popular, often because people are seeking a natural look and a shorter recovery time. As a result, US consultant dermatologist Dr Diane Rose has come up with the idea of the lunch hour facelift, that achieves the same age-reversing effects of a facelift but […]

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