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Am I Too Young For Laser Skin Rejuvenation?

Posted by Andrew on 19-Mar-2019 13:20:31

Laser skin rejuvenation is not only for ageing skin, to treat lines and wrinkles, but also for a number of common skin concerns on younger skin such as birthmarks, skin discolouration and scarring for example. People of all ages can be suitable for treatment, even children. At what age you should consider laser skin rejuvenation highly depends on the concern being treated.

Learn about the different types of skin concerns that can be treated with laser, and at what age treatment can be considered.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation, Resolve

Stress Urinary Incontinence Surgery - Is it worthwhile?

Posted by Andrew on 13-Mar-2019 11:32:01

Stress Urinary Incontinence is a common condition effecting 30-40% women. The percentage of women may be much more due to many women not seeking advice on the condition. Even though the condition is not life threatening, it is a condition that is a cause of embarrassment and hinders quality of life.

There are management solutions such as absorbent pads which do not fix the situation. Recommended Kegel exercises can help reduce the condition, but it really depends on how frequent the person performs the exercises. Kegel exercises need to be performed 3 times a day, every day to be effective. Surgery has been the solution that most doctors go to, to offer a permanent treatment however, there are inherent risks with surgery and the efficacy of the procedure has been recently questioned.

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Topics: Urinary Incontinence, Bladder Leakage, Emsella Chair

Bladder Leakage: Everything You Need To Know About Urinary Incontinence

Posted by Andrew on 08-Mar-2019 11:20:20

Bladder leakage or urinary incontinence is an inconvenient medical condition that hinders quality of life and can be a cause of embarrassment.

  • 1 in 4 women over the age of 18 have experienced involuntary loss of bladder
  • 20-30% of women over the age of 18 have Urinary Incontinence
  • 30-40% of women over 40 have Urinary Incontinence
  • 50% of elder women have Urinary Incontinence
  • On average women wait 6.5 years from the first experience with bladder leakage to seeking a diagnosis for bladder control solutions
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Topics: Urinary Incontinence, Bladder Leakage, Emsella Chair

Non-surgical Eyelid Lift: Everything You Need To Know About Eyelid Rejuvenation

Posted by Andrew on 21-Feb-2019 14:13:23

Eyelid hoods, droopy eyes, crow’s feet and under-eye bags are all signs of ageing around the eye area that clients are increasingly seeking advice on. These conditions can make a person look older and also tired. More and more people are now seeking surgical and non-surgical eyelid tightening solutions to rectify these conditions.

I will discuss the causes of each eye related concern and outline the realities of each solution.

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Topics: Skin Tightening, Eyelid Lift & Eyelid Tightening

Laser Hair Removal For Men: Myths Busted

Posted by Andrew on 12-Feb-2019 13:52:33

Men of Australia, think about how much time you’ve wasted shaving, clippering, waxing or using hair removal creams to eradicate the never-ending flow of hair from your skin. As inevitable as getting old, facial and body hair will continue to grow, in some form or another.

The only way to “permanently” reduce hair is by laser hair removal. Here, we bust the most popular myths about laser hair removal for men.

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Topics: Laser Hair Removal For Men

Clear, Smooth, Younger Looking Skin: Top 5 Non-Invasive Solutions

Posted by Andrew on 18-Jan-2019 14:44:22

Last year, Australians took the lead over America with the most cosmetic procedures per capita, investing over $1 billion. The top 5 most popular procedures included liposuction, breast augmentation, muscle relaxing injections, dermal fillers and laser treatments. As a nation addicted to looking-good, it’s no wonder cosmetic technology has advanced at pace.

Today, consumers demand safety, effectiveness and no downtime. Social pressures do not allow for a long recovery time following a procedure, hence the rapid growth in the non-invasive or non-surgical arena. Learn about the top 5 devices that help achieve clear, smooth, younger looking skin without needles or scalpels.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment, Acne Treatment, Facial Rejuvenation, Skin Tightening, Non Surgical Facelift, Cosmelan Professional Treatment, Eyelid Lift & Eyelid Tightening, Resolve, Skin Care

What Is A Facial & Are They Worth It? A Complete Guide To Skin Care

Posted by Andrew on 09-Jan-2019 10:59:12

The term "facial" and the facial treatment was created in the 1930’s when skin care was a luxury and people knew very little about the science of skin care. The skin care world is completely different today due to science and the discovery of new active ingredients. However, the consumer’s perception of a facial has remained stuck in the last century. The spa industry hasn’t helped by promoting an endless list of facials that include gimmicks like “gold” and “chocolate” facials. There are even facials that include feathers being stroked over your body or bells rung over your chakras.

Many of these trendy facials, while entertaining, are not based on scientific evidence and provide zero benefit. I will break down what is real and what is pseudo-science.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation, Skin Care, Facial

Is There A Cure For Melasma?

Posted by Andrew on 14-Dec-2018 13:39:27

When suffering from a chronic skin condition such as melasma - a condition that often persists for years - and trying treatment after treatment with little to no improvement is often frustrating and can lead to emotional distress. 

Underlying hormonal issues and living in Australia are two key contributors to the occurrence of melasma. For effective treatment, unless you can get your hormones under control and move to a place where you can completely avoid sun exposure, then a viable management solution is needed.

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Topics: Melasma, Pigmentation Removal, Cosmelan Professional Treatment, Resolve

Ultimate Anti Ageing Treatment For Men - No Injections, Non-Invasive

Posted by Andrew on 14-Nov-2018 11:42:09

Traditionally, men have not been socially conditioned to look after their skin. But that doesn’t mean we simply have to accept our skin ageing and do nothing about it. Finding the right kind of anti-ageing treatment is now so much easier than it ever has been before. There are solutions that specifically target lines and wrinkles, treatments that focus on pigmentation, acne or pore size, and others that help diminish acne scars. Wouldn’t it be so much easier if there was a single solution that treats all of those concerns and more?

ResolveTM for men is your one stop shop for facial rejuvenation and the best news is, it’s completely non-invasive and painless, with no downtime. No needles in your face, no ongoing facials, just a simple treatment that you can have done in your lunch break.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

The Best Non-Hormonal Treatments For Acne

Posted by Andrew on 11-Oct-2018 11:57:18

Acne is a skin condition typically associated with teenagers, however it also affects around a quarter of adult women. For years, the standard treatment for adult acne in females has been the oral contraceptive, or birth control pill. However, taking synthetic hormones every day is not suitable for many women. Taking the pill carries the risk of side effects including mood changes, depression, weight gain, changes in libido and deep vein thrombosis.

The pill works by limiting the stimulatory effect that androgens have on the skin. In women, androgens are hormones that are responsible for more than 200 cellular actions.  If your androgen receptors are particularly sensitive, these hormones can trigger excess oil production, leading to clogged pores, inflammation and breakouts.

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Topics: Acne Treatment

Why Fillers & Anti Wrinkle Injections Are Making People Unhappy

Posted by Andrew on 19-Sep-2018 16:14:21

Dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections are well known for their instantly gratifying results. They are proven to diminish lines and wrinkles, and fillers add youthful plumpness. So how can they possibly be making people unhappy?

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation, Skin Tightening, Non Surgical Facelift, Eyelid Lift & Eyelid Tightening

4 Reasons Why Most Cellulite Treatments Don't Work

Posted by Andrew on 07-Sep-2018 09:39:16

Cellulite plagues the vast majority of women, so why hasn’t an effective treatment become as mainstream as facials for example? There are two main reasons why; a) too many products have failed to live up to their promises and consumers have lost trust, and b) because around 99% of treatments and products don’t address all 4 areas that are essential for successful cellulite reduction.

Cellulite is the result of subcutaneous fat cells pushing up against the skin, separated by connective tissue, called septa. It is the septa pulling down that causes the valley in the skin, and the clusters of fat cells pushing up that creates the hill. With age comes diminishing collagen and elastin, and hence the skin also loses its strength and elasticity.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, VelaShape III

How To Lift & Tighten Eyelids, Eye Bags & Crows Feet Without Surgery

Posted by Andrew on 20-Aug-2018 09:51:36

Eye bags, crows feet and droopy eyelids can add years to your appearance, and in some cases, excess eyelid skin can affect eye function and vision. Hooded eyelids can also make applying makeup very difficult. Did you know that correcting hooded eyelids and tightening sagging skin around the eyes has become one of the most popular facial anti-ageing treatments?

Previously, eyelid surgery, referred to as blepharoplasty, was the most common option for eyelid lift and tightening. Now however, we have a safe and effective non-surgical solution with minimal downtime, at a fraction of the cost of surgery.

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Topics: Eyelid Lift & Eyelid Tightening

Hyperpigmentation Vs Melasma & How To Successfully Treat It

Posted by Andrew on 09-Aug-2018 12:18:56

Freckles, age spots, solar lentigines and post-inflammatory discolouration following an acne breakout, all come under the umbrella term of hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation can refer to any darkening of the skin and can be instigated by numerous factors. Sun exposure is a leading cause for many pigmentation concerns, however hormonal influences are the key driver for melasma, a type of hyperpigmentation that is in a class of its own. 

Melasma typically develops during pregnancy, whilst taking the oral contraceptive pill, or during hormonal therapy. Melasma is identified by blotchy, hyperpigmented areas on the face, typically appearing on the upper lip, nose, cheeks, jawline and forehead and can develop symmetrically on both sides of the face. Melasma is exacerbated by heat and sun exposure and is more common for those with darker skin tones.

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Topics: Melasma, Pigmentation Removal, PicoWay, Cosmelan Professional Treatment

Top 5 Ways To Diminish Facial Acne Scars

Posted by Andrew on 20-Jul-2018 09:35:45

The tell-tale signs of severe acne are easy to see. Acne scarring is the body’s wound healing response to infection and inflammation caused by P. acnes bacteria. Many people go through life putting up with their facial scarring simply because they are unaware of the innovative developments and the impressive results that can achieved by non-surgical cosmetic treatments for acne scarring. 

We discuss the pros and cons of the top 5 ways to diminish facial acne scars below.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment

Why People Aren't Happy After CoolSculpting or Liposuction

Posted by Andrew on 11-Jul-2018 15:48:44

It can be pretty devastating if you pin your hopes, invest your money, and in the case of liposuction, endure a substantial amount of pain and long recovery period, with a cosmetic fat reduction procedure only to be disappointed with the results. Unfortunately, for some people that is the reality. The decision then is to live with it or invest more in corrective procedures.

Loose skin and unevenness are common side effects from liposuction and fat freezing treatments, and also following significant weight loss. Persistent cellulite is a typical disappointment with many fat reduction procedures.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, Skin Tightening, Body Contouring, VelaShape III

Top Non-Invasive Anti-Wrinkle Treatments For Natural Results

Posted by Andrew on 19-Jun-2018 12:51:41

Anti-wrinkle injections are perhaps the most common form of anti-ageing cosmetic procedure today in terms of immediate, noticeable results with minimal downtime. To address wrinkles, muscle relaxants are used to stop the skin creasing and fillers are used to plump, add volume and also lift the valley of stubborn wrinkles. The key drawback is that cosmetic injections can, and do change the way you look. Over time, they can give a very unnatural appearance to facial features. There is also the consideration of injecting toxins or synthetic compounds into your skin.

The resounding benefit of anti-wrinkle treatment using scientifically-based and clinically proven devices is that you get a completely natural result as your body tightens and smooths skin, and builds new collagen where it has been lost due to ageing, without fundamentally altering your features.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation, Skin Tightening, Non Surgical Facelift

Science Behind Fat Loss & Cellulite Reduction by Diet, Exercise & Devices

Posted by Andrew on 05-Jun-2018 10:53:53

Fat loss solutions are very popular for both men and women. Many people are frustrated that even when they believe they are eating well and do some sort of exercise they are still disappointed with the results. For some women, reducing cellulite almost comes hand in hand with the aim of losing weight. People are turning more and more to medical procedures and medical devices to aid in weight loss. However, part of the solution is knowledge. You must understand the science of weight loss and the limitations of medical procedures or devices.

There are many unscrupulous clinics that will promise the world and take your money even if the results are not up to expectations. It is important to find a clinic that will explain what is achievable and how to achieve it depending on your body type. I will explain how the human body loses weight and how to use scientifically proven devices to assist.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, Non Surgical Liposuction, Body Contouring, VelaShape III

How To Get Rid Of Freckles & Other Pigmentation

Posted by Andrew on 08-May-2018 22:01:49

A splash of freckles can be endearing, nevertheless many people with freckles long for skin without pigmentation and find that constantly covering up their freckles becomes a frustrating chore. Freckles appear as small spots of light brown to dark brown pigmentation, typically on the face, chest, shoulders and arms, that become more pronounced with sun exposure.

If you feel that freckles are impacting your self-esteem, you may like to consider speaking with a skin therapist or pigmentation removal expert regarding how to get rid of freckles. We discuss three of the most common reasons why people consult with a pigmentation removal expert and the various treatment solutions. 

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Topics: Pigmentation Removal, PicoWay, Cosmelan Professional Treatment

Skin Tightening & Cellulite Treatment For The Angels Uncovered

Posted by Andrew on 19-Apr-2018 12:51:08

A strict diet and challenging exercise regime are staples of world-class models and top celebrities, but even people with 'perfect' bodies sometimes need a helping hand. When it comes to banishing cellulite and tightening skin to get picture-perfect before a show even world-famous lingerie models need to know the tricks of the trade.

Around 4 out of every 5 women experience cellulite, even fit and thin women. The VelaShape has been clinically proven to reduce circumference, improve the appearance of cellulite and tighten skin, making it the ideal treatment to tone and polish before gracing the runway, or for anyone wanting a reliable treatment for fat reduction and tightening lax skin.

In this article, we uncover the most advanced cellulite treatment in Sydney – the VelaShape III  the go-to treatment for lingerie models who want to tighten and smooth skin before donning the infamous wings. 

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, Skin Tightening, Body Contouring

How To Stop Spider Veins Forming & Best Laser Treatment

Posted by Andrew on 05-Apr-2018 11:08:21

Knowledge is power and knowing what causes spider veins and what you can do to help prevent them is the best way to minimise your chances of developing spider veins. If you already have vascular lesions, following these helpful tips can assist you to stop exacerbating the condition.

Vascular lesions, or spider veins, are very common. They are the result of blood backing up in the veins due to venous insufficiency. We explain what causes vascular lesions, how to stop them forming and the leading laser treatment for spider veins.

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Topics: Spider Vein Treatment

Top 12 Benefits of Laser Hair Removal For Men

Posted by Andrew on 26-Mar-2018 10:47:48

So, your partner likes you hair-free…There’s lots of reasons why more men than ever before are now having laser hair removal, and keeping your partner happy is just one of them. With the latest technology, treatment is now virtually painless and prices are competitive, so what have you got to lose? 

Find out the top 12 benefits of laser hair removal for men in Sydney and how to choose the right clinic for your treatment as not all lasers and clinicians are equal.

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Topics: Hair Removal, Laser Hair Removal, Laser Hair Removal For Men

Am I The Right Candidate For Cellulite Treatment?

Posted by Andrew on 19-Mar-2018 15:01:56

Cosmetic treatments can be considered an investment....an investment in confidence, image and in presenting the best version of yourself. To get the most out of your investment, an important question to have answered before having any cosmetic treatment is, “Will it work for me?” or “Do I fit the criteria as a suitable patient?”

The harsh reality is, that cellulite treatment is not for everyone. It cannot replace a healthy diet and regular exercise, however it can be a very powerful tool to keep stubborn pockets of fat at bay and skin smoother and tighter. To save you time and any potential disappointment when it comes to treating dimpled skin, we explain the different cellulite classifications and how to know if cellulite treatment is right for you.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, Body Contouring, VelaShape III

How Does Cosmelan Professional Treatment Work?

Posted by Andrew on 09-Mar-2018 11:47:31

Many women and men suffer from pigmented lesions that are difficult to manage with standard skin care and chemical peels. Cosmelan Professional Treatment is a breakthrough procedure that eliminates and controls hyper-pigmentation through a process of intense depigmentation, continuous depigmentation, control of hyper-pigmentation and preventing reoccurrence.

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Topics: Melasma, Pigmentation Removal, Cosmelan Professional Treatment

Best Skin Tightening Treatment for Stomach, Arms & Thighs

Posted by Andrew on 19-Feb-2018 12:58:05

For those of us who are well adept at fighting the signs of ageing skin, we tend to focus so much on our face, and the skin on our body comes a distant second in comparison. Upper arms, stomach and thighs are the main areas that suffer from weakening skin. This leads to a loose or “wobbly” appearance that can become the source of self-consciousness. 

The VelaShape III device is the only device that will tighten skin whilst targeting fat cells. Treatment stimulates the production of new collagen and elastin for firmer, tighter and smoother skin. In this article, we explain the benefits of VelaShape III treatment for skin tightening.

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Topics: Skin Tightening, VelaShape III

Acne Scar Removal Sydney - What Are My Options?

Posted by Andrew on 08-Feb-2018 11:23:53

If you're serious about having treatment to remove your acne scars, you may be familiar with the terms, "ablative", "Sublative" or "radiofrequency". If you have not yet discovered these treatment terms, we will help to explain what they mean, their benefits and their limitations in terms of successful acne scar removal treatment.

Before embarking on your acne scar removal journey, you first need to know what type of scars you have - raised or depressed, depth and shape of your scars all have an impact on the type of treatment. Consulting an experienced skin therapist who specialises in acne scar treatment is recommended.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment

Melasma treatment that works: There is a real solution!

Posted by Andrew on 02-Feb-2018 15:45:26

In our skin clinic we see many clients that suffer from melasma and we see the frustration this condition causes. While melasma poses no medical concerns, it can create anxiety in people that have the condition. We understand that the face creates first impressions and a person can be self-conscious about the pigmentation. There are real solutions to manage melasma. 

This article is to highlight why melasma occurs frequently in Australia and the effective treatment of this condition.

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Topics: Melasma, Pigmentation Removal

VelaShape III vs SculpSure: A controversial comparison

Posted by Andrew on 24-Jan-2018 10:21:37

Body sculpting devices are the latest way to compliment a healthy diet and regular exercise to reduce fat and cellulite. Whilst these devices are not a weight loss replacement, they can be an incredible tool to speed up and enhance the shape of the body while the person is undertaking new lifestyle choices to create the body they desire. The issue is that there are a lot of devices that do not stand up to their promise. We discuss two devices that are on the market and how the science works. Also, interestingly one of these devices has some controversial consumer feedback.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, Non Surgical Liposuction, Body Contouring, SculpSure, VelaShape III

Is Makeup Enough To Hide Acne Scars?

Posted by Andrew on 10-Jan-2018 11:43:11

For those who suffer from acne scars, they can be so much more than a skin condition. They can cause frustration and worry as well as self-esteem and confidence issues.  But what options are out there for removing them? Most women will find that not even a good full-coverage foundation will cover their scars entirely. Full-coverage foundation may hide the colour of scarring, however it won't cover the scar indentations that acne can leave behind. Thankfully, there are alternatives and some of them are very effective at reducing the appearance of acne scars.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment

What is Body Contouring or Skin Tightening? Latest FACTS

Posted by Andrew on 04-Jan-2018 10:30:37

There has been a big explosion of body contouring/ skin tightening devices that make exceptional claims. What is the truth? And how does the technology work? Is it real and is it worth the cost? Should I just go and get surgical liposuction? These are the questions that I will definitively answer.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, Skin Tightening, Body Contouring

Why The Laser Hair Removal Industry Has Lied To You

Posted by Andrew on 21-Dec-2017 11:19:57

Is your trust being taken for granted and abused? Would you expect your laser clinic to lie to you? Big businesses are taking advantage and consumers deserve better. 

It's quite common to see clinics selling laser hair removal treatments as a package deal. Clinics will market specials, advertising treatment packs of 10, for example. This scheme is purely there to increase the businesses cash flow as this many treatments are typically unnecessary. Clinics will often turn down the settings to guarantee their clients’ need to come back for the full 10 sessions to effectively remove the hair.

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Topics: Laser Hair Removal

3 Most Popular Post Pregnancy Cosmetic Treatments

Posted by Andrew on 15-Dec-2017 06:29:59

Pregnancy is a wonderful time in your life but it can leave behind a some permanent reminders on your skin and body. From stretch marks to skin tightening and pregnancy related pigmentation, also known as melasma, many women find themselves unsure of which treatments are the best for their individual needs.

We discuss the most popular treatments that have our female clients glowing and feeling rejuvenated following pregnancy.

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Topics: Non Surgical Liposuction, Stretch Mark Treatment, Skin Tightening, Melasma

Resolve vs Fraxel: An Honest Comparison of Laser Facial Rejuvenation

Posted by Andrew on 12-Dec-2017 15:35:35

Fraxel is a brand of fractional laser rejuvenation. Fractional laser concept relies on creating hundreds of thousands of tiny pinpoint columns of damage in the skin. Fractional means the columns of lasers are divided in grids and leaves untouched tissue between the damage. This has the advantage of speeding up healing and stimulates the production of collagen. Fraxel has launched a number of versions since the Fraxel Re:store was first released.

Detail Smoother Skin Clinic invested in the Syneron Candela ResolveTM holographic fractional laser. We believe this breakthrough technology has all the benefits of Fraxel without the negatives.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

Downside of Cosmetic Injectables That People Don't Talk About

Posted by Andrew on 06-Dec-2017 21:32:08

Despite their fame, dermal fillers can cause shocking outcomes, even blindness. Complacency around fillers has increased despite the risks and one of the reasons is because people don’t want to talk about a botched cosmetic procedure. We discuss the potential side effects that you need to know about.

Dermal fillers are second in popularity amongst cosmetic injectables, they add volume to the face in places that have been effected by lines, wrinkles, loss of fat pads and degeneration of collagen and elastin. Areas commonly effected are the cheeks, around the mouth, under-eye area and temples, which can cause the skin to sink and sag.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation, Non Surgical Facelift

Spider Vein Treatment Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Andrew on 29-Nov-2017 21:09:02

What's causing my spider veins and how do I get rid of them? Will they turn into varicose veins? What's the best treatment? If you are researching and contemplating spider vein treatment in Sydney, you probably have a list of questions that you want answered. The more you research, the more questions you may have.

At Detail Smoother Skin Clinic, we are Sydney's leading specialist skin and laser clinic and we have compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions regarding the removal of spider veins. We answer questions regarding the veins themselves as well as the leading treatment. If you still have questions at the end, feel free to call us or book in for a free consultation.

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Topics: Spider Vein Treatment

What Is Sydney's Best Cellulite & Body Contouring Treatment?

Posted by Andrew on 22-Nov-2017 12:08:35

When it comes to the relentless battle of keeping cellulite at bay and targeting those "problem areas" of fat, there are three stand-out strategies to attack it. Two of the options take dedicated commitment and the third is a simple walk-in, walk-out, clinically proven body contouring and best cellulite treatment that can be done in 3 or 4 lunch breaks (or one longer session if you prefer). 

Find out about the top three ways to tackle cellulite and sculpt your body. We also explain the science behind the latest body contouring device combined with skin smoothing and tightening.


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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, Non Surgical Liposuction, Skin Tightening

Top Tips For Successful Acne Scar Removal Sydney

Posted by Andrew on 15-Nov-2017 13:51:10

Are your acne scars holding you back from selfie freedom? Frustrated with your acne scars? Treatments you’ve tried not working? Despite the advances in full-coverage foundation, concealing scars with make-up can only do so much, and if you’re a guy or if you have chest or back scarring, you might find yourself with very limited options. Textural irregularities are often still visible despite the best coverage.

Many people that come to our clinic are at the point of giving up and are feeling disheartened by ineffective treatments they have previously tried. At Detail Smoother Skin, we are able to change all of that. We treat everyone as an individual, empower you with knowledge by analysing your scars and discussing clinically proven treatment options with you. Here we give you our top tips for successfully removing scarring that has resulted from acne.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment

Forget Superficial Skin Treatments Like Microdermabrasion!

Posted by Andrew on 08-Nov-2017 11:11:17

Microdermabrasion, skin needling, LED light therapy and the like are skin treatments that generate superficial benefits. For complete facial rejuvenation, you need a treatment that can penetrate deep into the dermis without damaging the epidermis. Previously, skin concerns such as enlarged pores, fine lines and pigmentation needed to be addressed with a range of various treatments.

Today, the PicoWay ResolveTM has changed all that. This one laser device offers a complete solution for refreshing and revitalising damaged and ageing skin to give a more youthful appearance.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

Top 4 Skin Pigmentation Concerns and Solutions

Posted by Andrew on 27-Oct-2017 11:00:00

Just about everywhere you look, flawless skin is promoted – on the TV, in magazines and by our selfie-obsessed society. Having skin pigmentation concerns can have a real impact on a person’s state of mind. Feeling constantly self-conscious is exhausting and can damage self-esteem and confidence.

So how do you treat your concerns? First, let’s look at 4 of the top pigmentation concerns that we deal with everyday at Detail Smoother Skin Clinic and discuss solutions for them including pigmentation removal.

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Topics: Pigmentation Removal

How To Remove Spider Veins On The Thighs

Posted by Andrew on 17-Oct-2017 10:51:50

Pregnancy, weight changes, standing for long periods of time, weak valves, trauma and age can all lead to spider veins on the thighs. They typically start as a small cluster of fine red or purple lines and can spread and enlarge over time. There are two ways to deal with spider veins; 1) cover them up with clothing or full coverage foundation, or 2) laser treatment.

The only way to effectively treat and remove spider veins on the thighs, or anywhere else on the body, is by laser. No other form of treatment can clear visible blood vessels on the skin. We explain the main causes of vascular lesions on the thighs and the leading laser technology to treat them.

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Topics: Spider Vein Treatment

What’s The Best Laser For Permanent Hair Removal?

Posted by Andrew on 12-Oct-2017 19:33:14

When products, services and treatments become more mainstream, consumers tend to become more relaxed about the businesses they trust and laser hair removal is no exception as its growth in popularity has surged. Popularity usually goes hand in hand with competitiveness, meaning lower prices and hence cost cutting. Many clinics cut costs by using inferior equipment and lasers purchased overseas, meaning you may be putting yourself under a high-powered device that has not been through the stringent testing and clinical studies that you would expect. 

At the end of the day, a laser is still a laser and has the ability to inflict permanent damage when used incorrectly or by an inexperienced clinic. In this article, we explain why we believe the GentleMax Pro is the best hair removal laser in the world.

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Topics: Laser Hair Removal

Top Reasons Why People Get Acne Scars & How To Remove Them

Posted by Andrew on 27-Sep-2017 11:51:07

The length and severity of acne breakouts varies dramatically from individual to individual. You may have suffered from the symptoms for a relatively short amount of time, but may be left with scarring. Perhaps you know someone who suffered with acne for years but came out of it relatively scar-free. Why does this happen? 

The type of acne plays a role in the impact of scarring as well as various other factors which we discuss below. Firstly, let’s look at exactly what acne scars are before looking at causes and the leading acne scar treatment in Sydney.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment

Top 5 Skin & Body Treatments For Men

Posted by Andrew on 21-Sep-2017 07:41:17

Aesthetic treatments for men are at an all-time high with the popularity and variety of men’s cosmetic treatments increasing and becoming much more tailored in recent years. As men age, maintaining defined abs, avoiding the stomach bulge and keeping skin smooth and firm gets more and more challenging. With increased competition in the work place, many men take better care of their skin and body to look younger and more vibrant. 

We explain the 5 most popular skin and body treatments for men, along with the benefits and best treatment solution for each.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment, Acne Treatment, Non Surgical Liposuction, Facial Rejuvenation, Pigmentation Removal, Laser Hair Removal

Does Microdermabrasion Do More Harm Than Good?

Posted by Andrew on 14-Sep-2017 17:05:00

Microdermabrasion is a common beauty treatment but did you know that these so called “super facials” can have a detrimental effect on your skin, particularly in Australia, where the sun is known to be so harmful to our skin.

In this article, we discuss the effects that microdermabrasion has had on celebs looking to keep their youthful looks and how it has cost them a lot more than they bargained for.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

Spider Veins – Top Causes and Best Spider Vein Treatment

Posted by Andrew on 30-Aug-2017 09:36:37

Getting older has its upsides – wisdom, experience, a broader network of family and friends…but along with it comes sagging skin, age spots and the dreaded spider veins. Wrinkles, pigmentation and vascular lesions (aka spider veins) are the top causes for giving you an older appearance, however thanks to our wonderful aesthetic world of today, there is a smorgasbord of treatment options to choose from. 

In this article, we focus on spider veins – what causes them and we discuss the leading treatment for spider vein removal.

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Topics: Spider Vein Treatment

Non Surgical Liposuction Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Andrew on 23-Aug-2017 10:15:00

The VelaShape III body contouring treatment system is clinically proven to contour the hips, tummy and thighs, smoothing out any lumps and bumps that you may not have been able to shift through diet and exercise alone. The VelaShape III is non-invasive, safe and effective and has been tested across the world in thousands of patients.

If you are considering non surgical liposuction, the VelaShape III produces some amazing, long-lasting results. In this article, we answer some of the questions you might have about non surgical liposuction using the VelaShape III.

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Topics: Non Surgical Liposuction

Understanding Melasma & Why IPL Can Make It Worse

Posted by Andrew on 17-Aug-2017 13:45:00

Do you suffer from dark patches of pigmentation on your upper lip, across your nose, cheekbones or jawline or on your forehead? If you answered yes, you may have Melasma. This common but chronic (meaning it can last for many years) skin condition is identified by dark brown or greyish patches of pigmentation on the face, typically appearing on the upper lip, nose, cheeks, jawline and forehead. It’s more common than you think and many women suffer with it for years before realising what triggers it and how to treat it effectively and safely. 

When treated incorrectly, or when left untreated, Melasma often worsens. There are however, safe and effective treatment options which we will discuss, plus we’ll give you some handy tips to help avoid exacerbating this harmless but confidence-impacting skin condition.

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Topics: Melasma, Pigmentation Removal

Acne Scars: What the Cosmetics Companies Aren't Telling You

Posted by Andrew on 09-Aug-2017 15:15:00

When spending your hard-earned cash on scar treatments, you need to ask the following questions: Have the results been proven in reliable clinical studies? What are the side effects? How long will it take to see an improvement in my scars? These are some of the questions we should be asking when finding a solution to scarring from acne. 

When researching treatment for acne scars, you will be confronted with hundreds of creams, lotions and serums promising results for which they simply cannot live up to. Persuasive marketing goes a long way in the competitive landscape of the cosmeceutical world, but what aren’t they telling you?

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment

How Men Fight The Signs Of Ageing In Their Lunch Break

Posted by Andrew on 26-Jul-2017 08:50:16

Guys, we know that when you’re in your prime, it’s all about “work hard, play hard” and couple that with Australia’s sunny (but harsh) climate, that ethos can take a toll on your skin and make you look years older.  In today’s professional world, appearance is highly valued and presenting the best version of yourself can pay dividends. 

A recent Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia (CPCA) survey revealed that, “75 per cent of Australian men now think it’s acceptable to have anti-ageing treatments to address premature ageing.” The survey found that the most popular treatments for Aussie men were wrinkle treatments, non-surgical fat reduction and laser hair removal. At Detail Smoother Skin Clinic, Sydney’s specialist skin and laser clinic for men and women, we specialise in the latest skin and body treatments with cutting-edge technology. Treatments can be done in your lunch break, with no downtime.

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Topics: Non Surgical Liposuction, Facial Rejuvenation, Laser Hair Removal

How To Treat Facial and Nasal Spider Veins

Posted by Andrew on 19-Jul-2017 09:56:04

Do you wish you could avoid wearing concealer for just one day? Or forever? Tiny veins, also called thread veins, spider veins or vascular lesions, on the face and nose is a common skin concern and can affect up to 4 out of 10 people. They can be very frustrating for people who suffer from them and can be triggered by a variety of factors which we discuss below. Being aware of what can cause this skin condition will help to reduce reoccurrence following successful treatment.

We explain the causes as well as the leading treatment for facial and nasal spider veins so you can look forward to vein-free, clear skin.

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Topics: Spider Vein Treatment

Top Tips For Post Baby Bump Toning & Skin Tightening

Posted by Andrew on 12-Jul-2017 12:15:03

These days, everything seems to revolve around convenience and comfort. The faster the better – food, cars, construction, fitness gains and treatment results are all notable examples. We have so much more to fit into our day that inefficiency eventually gets ruled out and convenience rules. Comfort is also a priority as that’s what we are becoming conditioned to expect (and demand).

Getting your body back after having a baby is one of the biggest challenges that we hear in our clinic. Many clients we see have been trying their best through diet and exercise to feel more toned and feel better about their bodies, but they just need a bit of extra help. That’s where VelaShape non-surgical liposuction comes in, offering convenience and comfort in an aesthetic treatment that targets fat in problem areas, improves the appearance of cellulite and tightens skin. No other non-invasive treatment offers all that.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, Non Surgical Liposuction

Top 4 Causes For Dark Spots of Pigmentation On The Face

Posted by Andrew on 30-Jun-2017 14:14:35

As we age, it’s common to notice areas of darker facial pigmentation, particularly in our sunny climate. You may notice that in Winter it improves slightly, only to return with gusto again in Summer.  Sun exposure is the obvious cause for darker patches of pigmentation on our skin, but what about the lesser-known ones? Is it something you are actually causing?

We discuss the top 4 causes for pigmentation concerns, specifically melasma as many women we see don’t even know they have the condition. 

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Topics: Melasma, Pigmentation Removal

6 Reasons Why People Don't Treat Their Acne Scars

Posted by Andrew on 23-Jun-2017 09:46:11

Due to the social and psychological effects of acne scarring, many people are not happy with the appearance of their skin. So why do so many people leave it untreated? Which of the top six reasons in this article can you relate to? 

Acne typically rears its head in the adolescent years and paying for effective treatment in your teens or early twenties can be costly and simply not an option for many, especially if you’re on a student or apprentice income. Leaving active acne untreated often leads to scarring – deep crater-style scars, raised scars and discolouration are all the tell-tail signs of previous acne.  

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment

Facial Rejuvenation Results That Are As Good As Fraxel

Posted by Andrew on 14-Jun-2017 15:07:56

There are two options for facial rejuvenation: surgical and non-surgical. The surgical option is facelift surgery, which remains the most effective and long lasting treatment available. However, the costs and risks associated with surgery have produced a demand for cheaper, safer alternatives.

These days, there are many non-surgical treatment options available, all varying in effectiveness and how long the results last. In this article, we look at recent advances in non-surgical facial rejuvenation, plus introduce ResolveTM, a new treatment option featuring the most cutting-edge technology.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

How To Treat Spider Veins Post Pregnancy

Posted by Andrew on 31-May-2017 11:04:44

During pregnancy, not only are your hormones raging, you also have an increased volume of blood plus the additional weight that pregnancy brings that all lead to increased pressure on your veins. This increased pressure can force them to the surface of the skin to become very visible.

Spider veins (or telangiectasia) commonly form during pregnancy due to hormone changes and the added stress on your veins. Spider veins are a form of vascular lesion which are malformations of veins, capillaries, lymphatic vessels and arteries. They appear as red, purple or bluish lines or clusters of lines on the legs, nose, face and neck and they can make you feel self-conscious.

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Topics: Spider Vein Treatment

The Science Behind Body Contouring with Skin Tightening

Posted by Andrew on 24-May-2017 11:13:01

Have you ever pondered the body’s incredible potential to heal itself? Our bodies are continually repairing and restoring and modern aesthetic science has harnessed this by developing devices that trigger your body to regenerate in the targeted treatment areas.   

Ageing and weight loss are two key contributors to loose or sagging skin. As we age, our skin loses elasticity as the collagen and elastin becomes weaker and production of new cells slows. Following weight loss, the skin may not entirely shrink back if it has been over-stretched or stretched for a long period of time.

Syneron-Candela has created innovative technology, the VelaShape III, that stimulates your body to produce new collagen and elastin to smooth and tighten skin with the added benefit of body contouring.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, Non Surgical Liposuction, Skin Tightening

Melasma Management Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Andrew on 17-May-2017 11:08:38

Melasma is one of the most complicated and difficult skin conditions and “How do I treat it?" is one of the hardest questions to answer. The most important point to be aware of when dealing with this skin pigmentation condition is to know that it is stimulated by heat, so the treatment you have been considering must not apply heat otherwise you will make the condition worse.

In this article we explain how you can stop exacerbating melasma, answer frequently asked questions and discuss the leading melasma management program.

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Topics: Melasma

How To Look Younger Without Taking Time Off Work

Posted by Andrew on 10-May-2017 14:33:39

Even with the best of care, ageing skin is something we will all experience eventually. You can reduce the visible signs of ageing by limiting exposure to the sun and using sunscreen, having a healthy lifestyle, not smoking and generally caring for your skin. If, however, you are still unhappy with the look and feel of your skin and want to do something about it without the downtime associated with traditional facial resurfacing treatments, now you can. ResolveTM facial rejuvenation is a new treatment option that is achieving excellent results with no pain and zero downtime.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

How To Safely Remove Acne Scars Before Your Wedding Day

Posted by Andrew on 26-Apr-2017 13:26:48

Having flawless skin on your wedding day is what most people dream of. And it’s not only the bride who wishes for great skin, it’s the groom as well. We see many brides and grooms to be who are worried or apprehensive about being photographed like a celebrity on their special day because of the texture of their skin. If you suffer from acne scarring and you want to improve the appearance of your skin before your big day, you need to know about this revolutionary radio frequency acne scar treatment with no downtime.

Traditionally, aggressive treatments have been used for acne scarring which would leave you with damaged skin that would take weeks to heal. Due to the aggressiveness of the treatment and the higher risk of complications, it doesn’t make a good option pre-wedding day.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment

How To Look Years Younger With PicoWay Pigmentation Removal

Posted by Andrew on 20-Apr-2017 08:43:38

Wrinkles and pigmentation – they are the two biggest giveaways for your age. As we get older our skin develops age spots, looks dull and starts to wrinkle and sag. You don’t need to spend a fortune on “miracle” foundation or inject your skin with toxins in an effort to look younger. Through modern research and technology, face and body rejuvenation treatments are now able to tap into our body’s own instinctive repair mechanisms to rejuvenate your skin naturally. Find out how you can trigger your body’s natural healing responses to revive and smooth skin for a younger, refreshed appearance.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation, Pigmentation Removal

Why Do Some People Get Acne and Others Don't?

Posted by Andrew on 12-Apr-2017 10:54:05

Diet? Hormones? Stress? Skin health? Drugs? Genetics? Any or all of these could be a contributing factor to the cause of acne and research shows that certain strains of bacteria may be the culprits. Just like in your gut there are “good” and “bad” bacteria, the study shows that there are “good” and “bad” bacteria on your skin that are linked to acne. Some that will cause breakouts and others that will help to defend your skin against breakouts. 

Research shows that it could be the different strains of bacteria that single out who gets acne and who doesn’t. We discuss the research findings in this article.

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Topics: Acne Treatment

Facial Redness - Could It Be Something More Sinister?

Posted by Andrew on 01-Apr-2017 10:00:25

How do you know when going red in the face is normal or if you should be concerned? Many people feel flush when they drink alcohol or get angry, however does it happen more often than it should? Going red in the face when embarrassed or when exercising for example is normal, however if you have facial redness more frequently and it is making you feel self conscious then speaking to a skin expert is a good first step. Rosacea, or facial redness, is often incorrectly diagnosed as acne. Without appropriate treatment, it typically worsens and can cause serious side effects.

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Topics: Rosacea

Benefits of Resolve Facial Rejuvenation vs Facelift

Posted by Andrew on 22-Mar-2017 09:31:03

The visible signs of ageing can be minimised by limiting exposure to the sun and using sunscreen, having a healthy lifestyle, not smoking and generally caring for your skin by using moisturisers and avoiding skin irritants. However, even with the best of care, ageing skin is something we will all experience eventually. 

ResolveTM is a new facial rejuvenation treatment that we have been seeing some amazing results with in our clinic. In this article, we explain how ResolveTM treatments compare to a facelift to reduce the visible signs of ageing.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

Top 5 Things You Should Know About Melasma

Posted by Andrew on 15-Mar-2017 19:11:11

Have you noticed dark patches of pigmentation on your face since taking the contraceptive pill, or during pregnancy? It could be melasma. This common skin condition is often triggered by hormones and shows as darker patches of pigmentation on the face – on the upper lip, cheeks, chin, bridge of the nose and the forehead.

If you have melasma, the great news is that you can see results in just a few treatments using the PicoWay. Unlike traditional (heat producing) lasers, the PicoWay laser works at picosecond speed – a trillionth of a second, making it the world’s fastest laser to give you fast and noticeable results. The PicoWay is safe to use on all skin tones and it produces minimal heat which makes it ideal for melasma treatment as this common skin condition worsens with heat.

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Topics: Melasma

What Causes Acne: 12 Common Triggers Plus Solutions

Posted by Andrew on 14-Feb-2017 11:22:25

To help you tackle the cause of your acne, we’ve come up with a list of 12 potential culprits. Acne can be frustrating and sometimes even depressing but if you’re armed with the information on what could be causing your acne, you’re on the way to finding the right solution.

Acne results when hair follicles become blocked and inflamed due to an over-production of oil in the skin. The clogged pores promote the growth of bacteria and voila, you have a breakout.  Besides genetics and hormones, understanding your triggers can help narrow down your treatment options. Is it stress? Is it dairy? Is it the make-up you’re wearing? Let’s have a look at some key contributors to breakouts.

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Topics: Acne Treatment

First Laser Facial Rejuvenation with ZERO Downtime

Posted by Andrew on 08-Feb-2017 11:39:30

We know that as technology changes, so too do consumer demands. Similarly, as cosmetic treatment side effects have improved, consumers have begun to choose the leading treatments with minimal social downtime.

Previously, laser facial rejuvenation, specifically Fraxel, meant a painful treatment followed by weeks of recovery. Social occasions had to be put on hold for several weeks whilst the skin healed. Fraxel was the preferred laser rejuvenation by dermatologists, but now the same results can be achieved with ZERO downtime and NO pain with ResolveTM.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

Early Treatment of Rosacea Prevents Onset of Serious Symptoms

Posted by Andrew on 25-Jan-2017 12:06:34

Rosacea is a skin condition that can make people self aware and this in turn can fuel the condition. Emotions are one of the causes of this confidence impacting skin condition, along with spicy food, hot drinks, temperature fluctuations, stress, alcohol, exercise and certain drugs. The symptoms are easy to treat early on, however if left untreated the condition typically escalates into much more serious symptoms.

In this article we outline the symptoms, including the first signs as well as the more serious and life changing symptoms that the condition can lead to if left untreated. We also explain the leading rosacea treatment solution in Sydney for maximum results.

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Topics: Rosacea

Melasma Management Is A Holistic Approach

Posted by Andrew on 18-Jan-2017 13:48:41

When we think about melasma and how to treat it, we need to talk in terms of a holistic approach. Just like the journey to losing weight is a holistic approach – healthy diet, more exercise, improved lifestyle – a multi-pronged approach to improving the appearance of melasma will have greater and longer term effects. The management of this skin condition requires a tailored treatment plan based on your particular skin type and symptoms.

Beware the inexperienced operators who recommend IPL or the wrong type of laser as the heat generated only makes the condition worse. Melasma is sensitive to heat so choosing the right treatment is crucial.

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Topics: Melasma

Why Sublative Repairs Acne Scars Better Than Ablative Lasers

Posted by Andrew on 12-Jan-2017 06:29:50

CO2 ablative laser resurfacing hit the media years ago for its frequent side effect of hypopigmentation. Side effects were common due to the lasers being slower and hotter than they are today. The technology has improved over the years, however the results from laser resurfacing come at a cost. In addition to hypopigmentation, you can expect pain, significant downtime with redness and swelling lasting from weeks to months along with a high risk of infection and scarring. The traditional (and outdated) view was that the more aggressive the resurfacing, the better the results, however revolutionary radio frequency technology is turning this assumption on its head.

SublativeTM treatment for acne scars uses radio frequency rather than laser and penetrates deep into the dermis whilst leaving the epidermis largely unharmed. This means minimal downtime with maximum effect on the scarred tissue.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment

How To Safely Remove Sun Damage From The Décolletage

Posted by Andrew on 27-Dec-2016 09:23:55

Pigmentation or solar lentigines on the décolletage, or chest area, is a significant problem for many women in Australia. It can be an area that is overlooked when applying sunscreen and the shade from a hat often doesn’t cover it, leaving your skin susceptible to sun damage. Solar lentigines, are flat tan, brown or black spots that appear on areas of the skin exposed to the sun and seen more frequently with age. 

We see many women who want to improve the appearance of the skin on their chest so that they can start to feel younger and wear the bust line that they want, rather than feeling self-conscious or worrying about trying to cover their pigmentation with concealer or foundation.

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Topics: Pigmentation Removal

How To Achieve A Natural Looking Alternative To Fillers

Posted by Andrew on 21-Dec-2016 15:18:54

Dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections are now considered to be some of the most popular non-surgical cosmetic procedures. This trend can be attributed to our “selfie society” and the importance that is placed on appearance. Starting injectables young is becoming more and more common, but what does injecting toxins into your face do for you and your wellbeing long term?  

Sublime™ facial rejuvenation uses the latest technology to target wrinkles and plump up your skin from the inside out, naturally. In this article, we explain this revolutionary non surgical facelift technology that tightens and smooths skin, and how you can avoid injections and toxins whilst maintaining a younger looking appearance.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation, Non Surgical Facelift

Have You Suffered Side Effects From Acne Medication?

Posted by Andrew on 15-Dec-2016 11:08:49

Adolescence can be a challenging part of life – so many changes to deal with; social pressures, school and home expectations and trying to figure out what path you will take in life. Adding acne to all of that can have a significant psychological impact on a young person.

Usually, the first step for someone with acne is to speak to their GP.  For mild to moderate conditions, topical treatments and oral antibiotics are generally used. For patients with moderate to severe cases, acne medication can be prescribed for suitable patients. What can’t be determined before taking new medication are the side effects that may arise. In this article, we discuss the potential side effects from popular acne medication and how you can treat acne whilst avoiding taking oral medication.

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Topics: Acne Treatment

First True Lunch Time Laser Rejuvenation With No Downtime

Posted by Andrew on 28-Nov-2016 09:12:33

Do you find it hard to fit beauty treatments into your busy schedule? With Christmas and so many social events just around the corner, you may be wishing for a true lunch time laser rejuvenation option that won't leave you with visible signs of treatment. ResolveTM is taking Sydney by storm as it is the only true lunch time laser facial rejuvenation treatment with no downtime. Achieve a radiant, younger looking appearance and get your skin in top shape by smoothing out lines and wrinkles, evening out pigmentation and improving the appearance of scarring.

Traditional laser rejuvenation meant downtime for weeks, not to mention the pain from the treatment, making you question if you were going to return for follow-up treatments. With the latest technology, Detail Smoother Skin Clinic offer the first true lunch time laser rejuvenation with no downtime. In this article, we discuss the differences between Laser Resurfacing, Fraxel and ResolveTM facial rejuvenation, the benefits of ResolveTM and how it offers a true walk-in, walk-out treatment.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

Safe Pigmentation Removal For Dark Skin Types

Posted by Andrew on 22-Nov-2016 13:35:41

Visible signs of ageing doesn’t just refer to fine lines and wrinkles. The more telling signs of ageing are age spots. Also called solar lentigines and liver spots, age spots are flat tan, brown or black spots. They usually appear on the face, shoulders, arms and hands — areas most exposed to the sun. They vary in size and are very common in adults older than age 50. With Australia’s harsh climate, we see age spots in clients much younger than this, with people seeking treatment as early as their thirties.

For people with dark skin types, treatment options are limited due to the risk of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation on darker skin. PicoWay is the leading technology for safe and effective pigmentation removal for all skin types and is the only choice for skin type III and above.

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Topics: Pigmentation Removal

What Is Melasma and How To Safely Treat It

Posted by Andrew on 15-Nov-2016 11:36:00

Many women in their twenties and thirties often notice darker pigmentation appearing on their face. These marks can be mistaken for age spots. A common skin condition that appears as brown-grey patches on the face, specifically the cheeks, forehead, upper lip and jawline is Melasma. This form of pigmentation is stimulated by heat, so the correct treatment is imperative to avoid making its appearance worse. 

In this article we explain melasma, what causes it and effective treatment and management.

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Topics: Melasma

Triggers and Treatment for Rosacea or Facial Redness

Posted by Andrew on 03-Nov-2016 14:18:33

Rosacea sufferers can feel like they are on an emotional rollercoaster with the condition flaring up and then going into remission, to then flare up again. Like acne, rosacea or facial redness can cause a psychological impact including low self esteem and loss of confidence. Understanding the condition and what triggers it is the first step in being able to manage and treat it effectively.

In this article, we discuss rosacea and its symptoms, factors that are known to trigger it and how to treat and manage it.

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Topics: Rosacea

The Long Term Side Effects of Untreated Acne

Posted by Andrew on 25-Oct-2016 10:24:02

The best way to prevent scarring from acne is to either prevent the breakout occurring, or treat it quickly before the scar tissue hardens. If you suffer from acne, you may be using cleansers or lotions to try to clear it up. These products are a drain on your pocket and won’t help to effectively treat your skin condition in order to avoid scarring. If you have been using medication to tackle your acne, you may have suffered from the potentially serious side effects of taking prescription medication. If you really want to avoid scars from these breakouts, then you need to use an effective treatment.

In this article we discuss acne, how it forms, the long term side effects and why it usually results in a scar if left untreated. We look at SublativeTM Skin Rejuvenation to treat active acne before it becomes permanent scarring.

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Topics: Acne Treatment

The Science Behind Resolve Facial Rejuvenation

Posted by Andrew on 21-Oct-2016 09:34:15

The social phenomenon of wanting to look younger is becoming more and more apparent in our modern society. Non-surgical procedures are growing rapidly in popularity and Sydney has some of the best aesthetic clinics in Australia with world leading technology.

ResolveTM is the world’s first Picosecond Holographic Fractional Laser system designed for facial rejuvenation. In this article we explain this breakthrough technology and what it can do for you to help you achieve a smoother, brighter, younger looking appearance.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

Resolve Facial Rejuvenation Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Andrew on 05-Oct-2016 10:26:29

Unfortunately, there’s no miracle cure to “stop” our skin from ageing, however due to the most advanced technology borne from years of clinical studies and research, there are safe and effective treatments that can turn back the clock on your appearance.

When caring for our skin, we know it’s important to avoid sun damage, eat well, stay hydrated, moisturise and avoid the cigarettes, however most of us aren’t angels all the time and basic physiology tells us that our cells age, die and renewal gets slower as we get older, no matter how well we care for our skin.

In this article we discuss our most popular questions regarding facial rejuvenation.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

Use Bio Oil On Stretch Marks? We Have Something Better

Posted by Andrew on 28-Sep-2016 06:26:45

A popular go-to for Mummy’s who experience stretch marks during pregnancy is Bio Oil or similar oils or creams in an effort to reduce the appearance of their stretch marks. These products are great for moisturising your skin, however in true terms of effectiveness, they often rely on clever marketing rather than clinically proven results.

Stretch marks form in the dermis (the second layer of the skin), therefore it makes sense that the most effective treatment has the ability to target this depth of the skin. In this article we look at how and why they form and discuss a clinically studied technology that can effectively target the site of stretch marks.

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Topics: Stretch Mark Treatment

Facial Rejuvenation – Maintenance Better Than Makeover

Posted by Andrew on 15-Sep-2016 10:49:09

You’ve probably heard of “preventative Botox”. This is where people start injecting Botox before they get wrinkles to prevent them from appearing. This sounds good in theory, except for the ongoing injections, frequent toxins being injected into your face and the cost as it mounts up over time.

At Detail Smoother Skin Clinic in Sydney, we offer facial rejuvenation that will slow down the ageing process as well as avoid needles and toxins. In this article we introduce Facial Rejuvenation with Sublime™ technology.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

Skin Tightening After Weight Loss or CoolSculpting

Posted by Andrew on 12-Sep-2016 09:16:04

The feeling you get when you hit your weight or size goals is amazing. This feeling however may be overshadowed if the look and texture of your skin is somewhat lax. People who have lost a significant amount of weight, or who have had fat "freezing" treatment, such as CoolSculpting, may be left with excess or loose skin that won’t shrink back and pockets of fat that are difficult to shift. Before you consider surgery, visit Detail Smoother Skin Clinic for a free consultation so they can discuss with you the non-surgical treatment option that targets localised areas of fat, improves cellulite and tightens skin.

In this article, we explain the VelaShape III for skin tightening and volume reduction, how it works and what to expect.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, Non Surgical Liposuction, Skin Tightening

Liposuction vs Non-Surgical Liposuction Pros & Cons

Posted by Andrew on 29-Aug-2016 13:36:58

Over the years, have your “curves” become more of a concern for you? Have you been considering liposuction but the cost, surgery and recovery time have put you off? With the latest technology, non surgical liposuction has come a long way recently. 

In this article we discuss the pros and cons of liposuction vs non surgical liposuction and the FDA approved VelaShape technology that has revolutionised the way we look at body shaping.

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Topics: Non Surgical Liposuction

How To Manage Rosacea Or Facial Redness

Posted by Andrew on 15-Aug-2016 13:49:14

Do you suffer from flushed cheeks, often looking like you’re embarrassed, sunburnt or having a breakout? Many people incorrectly diagnose this skin condition as an allergic reaction or acne. If you have redness of the face, neck or chest, which can occur with small red bumps, you may have an inflammatory skin condition called rosacea. It is common for this skin condition to improve and then flare up again repeatedly. If left untreated, it can worsen over time. In this article we look at the symptoms and treatment options for managing it.

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Topics: Rosacea, Facial Redness

The Science Behind The Best Acne & Acne Scar Treatment

Posted by Andrew on 01-Aug-2016 10:05:27

There are many treatment options available to improve the appearance and texture of the skin, or to treat acne and acne scars. The method of choice in the last few years has involved laser technology, either to remove the outer layers of the skin to promote new skin growth (CO2 or Er:YAG), or to penetrate the skin to promote rejuvenation from within (fractional thermolysis).

Although effective for treating a variety of skin conditions, they do have their limitations, and in particular can cause hypopigmentation, areas of uneven skin colour, lasting up to two years after treatment. Fractional lasers were safe, but less effective, and required more treatments to achieve acceptable results.

A more recent development has been fractional thermolysis using radio frequency (RF) energy, instead of laser energy, to stimulate skin rejuvenation that is as effective as laser energy, but has a much lower risk of side effects. The leading device that uses RF energy is the eTwo SublativeTM Skin Treatment System. This article explains the science behind radio frequency energy and why it is effective for acne scar treatment.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment

The Best Non Surgical Liposuction & Cellulite Treatment

Posted by Andrew on 22-Jul-2016 09:41:10

Did you know that liposuction surgery cannot treat cellulite? Cellulite is lumpy fat that sits under the skin surface, whereas liposuction is performed on the deeper layer of fat. In fact, liposuction can actually make cellulite worse if the skin does not shrink back over the new body contour.

At Detail Smoother Skin Clinic, we offer effective body contouring with the added benefits of skin tightening and improving cellulite. We have the latest technology that is proven to reduce circumference and improve the appearance of cellulite by targeting fat cells and tightening skin at the same time. In this article we discuss the VelaShape for effective body contouring and cellulite reduction.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, Non Surgical Liposuction

Can Acne Scars Be Prevented?

Posted by Andrew on 18-Jul-2016 18:01:30

Yes, acne scars can be prevented! It is common for people to put up with acne and risk getting acne scars because they have tried over the counter products that were ineffective. At Detail Smoother Skin, our team of highly skilled skin experts understand your skin condition and have treatment options to help you avoid scarring from acne. We offer the Sublative Skin Treatment System - superior technology for acne and acne scar treatment Sydney.

In this article we discuss how to prevent acne scars by treating active acne and the best treatment options if you already have acne scars.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment, Acne Treatment

Now There's Safe Laser Hair Removal For Darker Skin

Posted by Andrew on 11-Jul-2016 22:06:33

Throw away the razors and the wax, with laser hair removal at Detail Smoother Skin you can have beautiful smooth, hair-free skin in time for Summer! Until now, laser hair removal on darker skin types was not recommended due to the increased risk of burns. Syneron-Candela has changed that with their GentleMax Pro laser which is safe to use on all skin types, including medium brown to dark.


In this article we discuss the GentleMax Pro technology making laser hair removal safe for all skin types and some of our frequently asked questions.

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Topics: Hair Removal

Do Cellulite Treatments Actually Work?

Posted by Andrew on 07-Jul-2016 20:59:14

How do we separate the fact from the fiction when every company who produces a cellulite treatment product claims that theirs is the miracle product? There is a simple way to work out if a treatment actually works or not – find out the right questions to ask.

In this article we discuss how to find cellulite treatments that actually work and we present the award-winning Velashape III by Syneron-Candela.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney

Facial Rejuvenation Top 5 Questions Answered

Posted by Andrew on 28-Jun-2016 08:59:07

“How can I stop my skin from ageing?” - That is the million-dollar question. As we age, our body produces less and less collagen and elastin – the “building blocks” or “scaffolding” of our skin. Although we can’t stop our skin from ageing, there is innovative new technology that actually stimulates your body to produce more collagen and elastin and we can target the areas that need it most.

If you are considering facial rejuvenation or facial contouring treatments, this article answers our top five questions.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

Move Over Ladies, Non Surgical Liposuction For Men Too

Posted by Andrew on 20-Jun-2016 15:32:15

With New Year’s Resolutions of a fitter and leaner body now long gone, you might be considering working on tightening up those “man-boobs” and finding your six-pack once again. Now, more than ever before, we are seeing men for our non surgical liposuction treatments. The key to our treatment is that nobody will ever know you had it done as there is no recovery period or downtime. They will however notice a more toned physique.

If you have areas of stubborn fat that won’t shift through diet and exercise, Detail Smoother Skin have innovative technology that not only targets fat cells, it also improves the appearance of cellulite (yes, men get it too) and tightens skin.

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Topics: Non Surgical Liposuction

Sublime Facial Rejuvenation Explained

Posted by Andrew on 17-Jun-2016 13:15:16

If you’re over 30, it’s likely that you’ve tried some form of anti-wrinkle or anti-ageing cream, treatment or procedure. Due to improved technologies and techniques, non-surgical facial rejuvenation and facial contouring are now some of the most popular cosmetic procedures today. Latest technology combining infrared light and bipolar radio frequency means that you don’t need to put yourself under the knife or inject your face with toxins to achieve more youthful looks.

If you are seeing the signs of ageing and would like to tighten and restore your facial skin, the highly experienced team at Detail Smoother Skin Clinic with the industries leading technology are experts in facial rejuvenation Sydney. In this article, we introduce Sublime Facial Rejuvenation and its benefits.

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Topics: Facial Rejuvenation

Classifying Acne Scars And Best Acne Scar Treatment

Posted by Andrew on 10-Jun-2016 14:27:43

Are you confused by the endless options for acne scar treatment? Perhaps you’ve tried some of the various treatments and been disappointed with the results? At Detail Smoother Skin, our team of highly skilled skin experts understand your skin condition and the impact it can have on confidence and self-esteem. We have the latest technology for acne scar treatment Sydney, called Sublative Skin Rejuvenation.

In this article we discuss the different types of acne scars and the best treatment currently available.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment

The Science Behind VelaShape Non Surgical Liposuction

Posted by Andrew on 08-Jun-2016 16:44:57

Excess weight around the stomach area is not only a health issue, but it can also make shopping for clothes challenging and has an impact on self-esteem. Are you looking for an effective but non-invasive body-contouring option? Liposuction is known for its effectiveness for body-contouring, however it’s expensive, requires anaesthetic and significant recovery time. Detail Smoother Skin Clinic specialise in affordable, safe and effective non-surgical liposuction Sydney.

But how do you know that it actually works? In this article we discuss a White Paper by Ruthie Amir, MD that presents the data and results from a clinical trial on the VelaShape III.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney, Non Surgical Liposuction

Best Stretch Mark Treatment – Sublative Rejuvenation

Posted by Andrew on 30-May-2016 09:47:44

Have your stretch marks made you say goodbye to your bikini forever? Don’t despair, a clinical study has been conducted proving that sublative rejuvenation is an effective treatment option for those troublesome lines. Up to 90% of women get stretch marks (also known as striae), mainly during pregnancy or puberty and they can have a serious impact on confidence and self-esteem.

In this article, we discuss the clinical study - "Striae Improvement with a Novel Approach by Sublative Rejuvenation: A Study with Objective Measurement" by Maurice A. Adatto, M.D. and Ruthie Amir, M.D. - that was performed using sublative skin rejuvenation and the positive results from this new technology.

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Topics: Stretch Mark Treatment

Hair Growth Cycles And The Impact On Laser Hair Removal

Posted by Andrew on 25-May-2016 09:26:44

Do you really need 10 sessions of laser hair removal? Not likely.

With Winter just around the corner, now is the perfect time to have laser hair removal as you won’t need to worry about avoiding sun exposure before your treatment.

In this article we look at the three different stages of hair growth and how they impact laser hair removal as well as why you wouldn’t need ten sessions to achieve hairless skin. If you have tried painful IPL hair removal and never gone back, this is your opportunity to try Sydney’s most advanced laser – GentleMax Pro. With the latest technology comes virtually pain free hair removal, up to three times faster than other hair removal treatments.

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Topics: Hair Removal

The Science Behind VelaShape Cellulite Treatment Sydney

Posted by Andrew on 19-May-2016 14:37:49

When looking for a solution for your cellulite, you want to find a treatment that actually works. When researching the best cellulite treatment, before and after photos are ok, clinical trials and hard science is what you actually want.

But, medical Journals are not consumer friendly and are hard to find for the specific information. At Detail Smoother Skin Clinic, we specialise in cellulite treatment in Sydney and have access to the latest information and medical resources. This ensures we remain experts in our field.

In this article, we discuss a clinical trial that was published in the Journal Of Cosmetic And Laser Therapy and the results achieved by the VelaShape that lead to FDA approval for the treatment of cellulite.

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Topics: Cellulite Removal Sydney

Acne Scar Treatment Sydney Most Popular Questions

Posted by Andrew on 13-May-2016 10:26:31

Looking for answers to your questions about the best Sublative acne scar treatment in Sydney? If you suffer from acne breakouts or have acne scars and are considering treatment to improve your skin, the experienced team at Detail Smoother Skin can help.  

Acne scars can have a detrimental impact on your confidence and self esteem. Makeup can only cover so much. Detail Smoother Skin has an effective acne scar treatment system, proven with clinical studies to reduce moderate to severe acne scars on all skin types.

In this article we answer our top 5 most frequently asked questions for acne scar treatment using the eTwo Sublative RF Treatment System.

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment

What To Expect Before, During & After Acne Treatment

Posted by Andrew on 06-May-2016 15:12:04

Are you part of the 80-90% of men and women who do or have suffered acne or acne scarring? Most people put up with it, trying different creams or antibiotics to keep acne breakouts under control. For many people, this isn't enough to keep it under control and a different approach is required.

The eTwo Sublative Skin Treatment System is an innovative and effective option for acne treatment and acne scars that produces long-term results. The eTwo treats the underlying cause of acne and stimulates repair of acne scars in the deep layers of the skin.

This article explains the treatment procedure of acne and acne scars using the eTwo at Detail Smoother Skin Clinic.

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Topics: Acne Treatment

Laser Hair Removal Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Andrew on 29-Apr-2016 14:34:50

Laser Hair Removal FAQs Detail Smoother Skin Clinic SydneyHave you ever questioned why you would need ten treatment sessions for hair removal? Subjecting your skin to a high frequency of hair removal treatments can not only be damaging to your skin, but can be a drain on your pocket and your time.

At Detail Smoother Skin Clinic, we use the latest technology for superior laser hair removal in Sydney. In this article, we answer the questions we get asked the most.

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Topics: Hair Removal


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