Articles

Skin Sensitivity & Redness

Date: 01/09/2018

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Skin sensitivity comes in a variety of forms however, one consistent trait is redness.

Redness and sensitivity can be attributed to a number of skin conditions, namely; impaired barrier, dehydration, broken capillaries, unstable pH and then more severely; dermatitis, eczema or infection.

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Stress, your body and IV Therapy

Date: 01/08/2018

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Stress, or being stressed, is a commonly heard and used term that I believe we have become quite complacent about.

Some would venture to say that we thrive on stress or putting ourselves under pressure – daily. Stress, in any form, is not good for us especially if experienced over a pro-longed period of time.

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Seasons & Routines… Back to Basics

Date: 01/07/2018

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

One of the biggest skin concerns we deal with at this time of the year is DRYNESS. Besides being an irritating infliction, it is a very normal one to experience.

We can attribute dryness to a varying number of factors, but for the sake of this newsletter I am going to stick to an area we all lapse in from time to time... our home care routine.

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Combination Treatments

Date: 01/06/2018

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

When one considers the full functioning of the skin, we can appreciate the complexity of what has to happen beneath the surface as well as on the surface in order to maintain this multi-functioning organ.

Consider then, that the face (and neck) is an area that is exposed 24/7 and is thus under more pressure to regenerate and protect itself more regularly.

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Deeper Peels

Date: 01/05/2018

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Sometimes, our skin needs a little more… a deeper more intensive treatment. Something that treats everything from sun damage and fine lines to pigmentation and deep wrinkles. Dermaceutic have launched 2 peels that do just that.

Cosmo Peel Forte: a medium to deep chemical peel using a combination of 3 acids – TCA, Phenol & Glycolic Acid. This allows for a deeper TCA action which means more skin “foundation or architecture” regeneration.

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DNA Testing

Date: 01/04/2018

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

What better way to understand how we will age, than to have insight into our DNA. Personalised health & skin care is a big talking point, worldwide. The ability to test your DNA, in order to determine what interventions are necessary to facilitate a more individualised lifestyle is now a reality.

We are to able learn from your genotype what interventions will work for YOU, YOUR skin and YOUR body and thus predict, prevent, personalise and drive your skin and health care with scientific evidence.

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Sports Recovery

Date: 01/03/2018

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Recovery following exercise is essential to muscle and tissue repair as well as fluid replacement. Competitive athletes push their bodies to the limit, consuming large amounts of vital nutrients as a normal part of metabolism.

This metabolism converts carbohydrates, fats and proteins found in food, into energy through a complex series of chemical reactions. These reactions are catalysed by enzymes and these metabolic enzymes require vitamin and mineral co-factors in order to function, these include:

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Damage Undone – Summer Pigmentation

Date: 01/01/2018

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

We know that the start of a New Year has many challenges and that as much as a holiday is good for the mind body and soul, the skin isn’t always as delighted at the changes in exposure to the various elements.

Summer holidays are always about… the sun! The resultant evidence of this, are those unwanted pigment spots and uneven skin tone that makes its appearance after the holiday.

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