Articles

Sun Safety

Date: 31/10/2013

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

South Africa has the 2nd highest incidence of skin cancer in the world, just behind Australia.

With reports of about 20,000 cases and 700 deaths each year, being sun smart is now a matter of saving yourself and your family.

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The Sleep Factor

Date: 01/10/2013

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Research shows that poor sleepers are perceived to be 4 years older than they actually are!

Chronic sleep deprivation, which is defined as getting less than 6 hours a night, has been linked to obesity, cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, lowered immunity, neurological problems and yes... looking older and most likely feeling it too!

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Dare to de-hair!

Date: 03/09/2013

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Yay! It's Spring and almost time to start exposing our bodies again, so let's get right to our topic this month: Grooming of our Intimate Bits... for both men and women. 

Read on, you may learn something new, or just have a laugh.

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You are what you eat

Date: 04/08/2013

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

We have all heard the saying "you are what you eat". Whilst it is sometimes difficult to abide by the many clean living rules presented to us, making a few small changes in our diet could make a big difference to our skins and general well-being.

We have made a list of some simple and small tips you could incorporate into your daily living.

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Back to basics

Date: 01/07/2013

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

A skin care regime doesn't have to be complicated and in fact shouldn't be.

Specific skin concerns and/or conditions will require specific treatments, but the basic skin care steps are vital for any skin type.

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Surgical vs non-surgical treatments for the face

Date: 30/05/2013

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

We all desire healthy, clear & youthful-looking skin. But in a market flooded with so many different treatments and products, how does one know which route to chose? We keep it simple – what gives results, what changes skin?

The most important thing is to understand your skin, budget and objective. There are many affordable solutions out there but it is important to do your research and realise that the cheapest option isn't necessarily the best.

You wear your face every day, this is what meets the world and so we believe your skin is always a worthwhile investment.

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Extra Nourishment

Date: 03/05/2013

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

As the dryer weather plays havoc with our skins, so we must adapt in order to protect and nourish our faces. Dryer weather exposes our skins to an imbalance of oil and water and so it becomes necessary to use a richer day and/or night cream during that time.

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