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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sublative™ Acne Treatment Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Andrew on 16-Feb-2016 09:48:38

Acne treatment SydneyTired of wasting money on creams and cleansers for your acne?  For the most effective treatment for active acne, speak to Detail Smoother Skin.  We use revolutionary SublativeTM rejuvenation technology which means superior results with less downtime vs other laser treatments.

In this article, we answer your top questions for acne treatment using SublativeTM rejuvenation.

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Topics: Acne Treatment

What Is Acne And What Is The Most Effective Treatment

Posted by Andrew on 24-Jan-2016 06:00:00

Most of us will have experienced the distress and embarrassment of an acne breakout during our teens and early 20s. Even though acne is something you eventually 'grow out of', for many people acne causes significant psychological suffering, especially if the acne leaves scars behind. 

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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment, Acne Treatment

Why Acne & Acne Scar Treatments Are Linked

Posted by Andrew on 23-Dec-2015 11:40:25

Most people find acne distressing or embarrassing, but ultimately something you 'grow out of'. For some of us, acne can cause significant emotional distress, and more so if the acne results in scarring. Scarring has a much longer term psychological impact and can affect a person's ability to interact socially and generally enjoy their life to the full.

This article looks at how acne and acne scars occur, and a new Sydney acne scar procedure option for treating both conditions using the eTwo SublativeTM Fractionated Radio Frequency (RF) Treatment System.


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Topics: Acne Scar Treatment, Acne Treatment


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