Articles

Micro Needling

Date: 01/05/2017

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Also known as Collagen Induction Therapy, Skin Needling has been around since the early 1900’s and is used in today’s world to treat many skin concerns ranging from scarring to hyperpigmentation.

The advancement in technology around this modality of treatment has advanced into what we now refer to as a stamping method. We use the Dermapen treatment here at Pure Aesthetics and in short, this is an advanced, non-surgical cosmetic procedure used to reduce wrinkles, smoker's lines, large pores, heal acne, surgical and burn scars as well as rejuvenate and tighten the skin.

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Combination Treatments – Anti Ageing

Date: 01/04/2017

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

The skin is the biggest organ in our body and the face is the one area exposed 24/7, 365 days of the year. It is influenced by both internal and external factors that will affect its appearance. This is why when treating the skin, especially from an anti-ageing perspective, one should always look at a multi- faceted approach.

Our industry has developed some pretty amazing treatment options, but we must remember that just like varying our routine at the gym, we should do the same for the skin. This protocol will allow us to treat the varying layers of the skin in order to stimulate different responses.

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Treating Acne without Roaccutane

Date: 01/03/2017

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

When we understand the skin and its behaviour we are in a better position to understand what will be best to treat it. Often the cause of a condition is not treated and rather the effect on the skin is treated. If we can treat the cause, we have a better chance of a long term result.

Our skin’s natural pH is an acidic one and bacteria cannot breed in an acidic environment. By maintaining the skins natural pH we remove the breeding ground for acne to develop. Using a pH balanced cleanser is a great way to start the path to healthy skin.

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Damage Undone

Date: 01/01/2017

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Goodbye 2016! We hope you relaxed, recharged and are ready to take on 2017 and all the good things it has to offer.

We know that the start of a New Year has many challenges. 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. Summer holidays are always about the sun and our love-hate relationship with it. As great at that sun-kissed look is, we hate the unwanted pigment spots that appear post-holiday. Never fear... We can clear!

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The Roaccutane Debate

Date: 24/11/2016

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics) - Published in A2 Magazine Issue 20

Considering the severity of the side effects associated with the acne treatment drug Roaccutane, it should ideally be prescribed as a last resort. INGRID KATZ takes an in-depth look at this treatment modality, while advising an alternative approach.

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Dermaceutic X Pure Aesthetics: The Mela Peel

Date: 24/11/2016

Author: Prettiful Blog

As you might have read in my October First Impressions, I was recently invited to experience a Dermaceutic Mela Peel Treatment at Pure Aesthetics. The Mela Peel is specifically designed to combat pigmentation, but it does so much more than that, but I will discuss the results a little bit later.

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Season's Greetings

Date: 01/12/2016

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a wonderful Festive Season, wherever you may be. Thank you for your continued support through 2016 and we look forward to treating you in 2017. May it be a great year ahead for all of us!

We have put together some very attractive treatment & product specials for you this month:

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Holiday Preparation

Date: 01/11/2016

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

As we blaze into the Festive Season, we at Pure Aesthetics understand just how difficult it can be to “keep up appearances”; if you’ve ever watched the BBC series of this comedy show, Mrs Bucket (pronounced Bouquet, lady of the house) has a really hard time of it....

The end of the year brings a wonderful and sometime little frenetic wind down to the closing of a year, but more pressing are those jolly end of year functions that seem to never end!

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