The Importance Of Skincare

Importance of looking after your skinSmooth, radiant skin is an outward sign of inner health and youth. However, sun exposure, diet, hormones and smoking can add years to your actual age. The outer layers of skin are the most vulnerable to environmental factors and reflect structural and volume changes in the deeper layers below. Most commonly, the texture of skin is affected by dryness, wrinkles and a build-up of excess dead skin cells as our natural exfoliation processes slow down.

It’s well known that a healthy glow doesn’t mean a tan. In fact the dark pigmentation of skin as a result of sun or solarium exposure is a sign of skin damage. These are most recognizable as age spots or freckles and are permanent alterations to the skin’s appearance. Some people may also experience specific skin conditions such as acne, rosacea (redness) or psoriasis that can alter the texture and pigmentation of skin.

The condition of your skin reflects your general health and like the rest of your body, your skin needs good nutrition to look and feel its best. It is important to have a balanced diet that is rich in vitamins and minerals. There are also products available that can help your skin texture and tone from the outside in. Cosmeceuticals are skincare products that contain topically applied ingredients that may provide benefit to the skin, particularly in the treatment of ageing and photo-damaged skin.

Common ingredients include:

  • Retinoids that consist of vitamin A. They may act to reverse photo-ageing, evening out irregular pigmentation and appear to promote the formation of a new layer of collagen in the skin
  • Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) or fruit acids such as glycolic and lactic acids may improve the condition of the skin and help you maintain a healthy, glowing complexion. AHAs do this by encouraging the production of collagen which helps to decrease wrinkles and produce tighter, more youthful-looking skin

Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHA’s)

Salicylic Acid retextures the skin’s surface by exfoliating old skin cells of the Stratum Corneum allowing new
younger cells to surface. It is oil soluble, which makes it particularly effective in oily/acne skin conditions.

Antioxidants – Antioxidants protect cells by neutralising free radicals. Free radicals are generated by UV exposure, pollution, smoking and normal metabolic processes. Free radicals damage the cell’s lipids, DNA
and proteins. The skin’s own antioxidant defenses can become depleted, for example, after UV exposure. Antioxidants are included to help prevent the visible signs of premature ageing.

Vitamin C L – Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) is essential to health and life. Ascorbic Acid is essential for the production of procollagen, the precursor to collagen. It is also a potent free radical scavenger. Vitamin C also reduces the appearance of hyperpigmentation and speeds up the healing process within the skin.

Vitamin B5 – Panthenol (Vitamin B5) is a very effective moisturizer by increasing the humectant properties of the skin making the skin softer and more supple. It has both anti-inflammatory and wound healing properties, thus helping to soothe irritated skin and heal minor skin grazes.

Hyaluronan – A fluid gel-like structure, capable of absorbing many times its own weight in water. This unique property enables Hyaluronan to be an excellent moisturiser, while playing a key role in the health and structure of skin tissue.

To keep your skin fresh and glowing remember the basics of skin care. Cleanse to remove excess oils and grime daily. Exfoliate regularly to keep your skin smooth as over time the natural exfoliation process slows down. Moisturise daily to keep your skin hydrated and finally, protect your skin from the sun.

Cosmeceutical Brands We Use

dp dermaceuticals

DP Dermaceuticals

  • Specially formulated to work with Dermapen Treatments
  • Feature the breakthrough HylaFuse™ Complex
  • Help hydrate, repair, and protect the skin
  • Suitable for all skin types and conditions
  • Can be used at home to enhance results

dp dermaceuticals products

Specifically designed to enhance outcomes of Dermapen or other skin micro-needling procedures, DP Dermaceuticals™ are suitable for all skin types and skin colors.

Specifically designed to enhance outcomes of Dermapen™ or other skin micro-needling procedures, DP Dermaceuticals™ are suitable for all skin types and skin colors. Each DP Dermaceuticals™ product is carefully crafted to address various treatment needs to ensure that clients achieve optimal results.

A base component of each product in the DP Dermaceuticals™ skincare line by DermapenWorld™ is Hyaluronic Acid; specifically, the breakthrough HylaFuse™ Complex.

HylaFuse™ is different from all other forms of Hyaluronic Acid available on the market today because of its content, design and hydrating properties. It is also able to increase the effectiveness of any formulation thanks to its ability to deliver other active ingredients into deeper skin layers.

In addition to having the benefits of the HylaFuse™ Complex, each DP Dermaceuticals™ product is carefully crafted to address various treatment needs to ensure that clients achieve the best results from Dermapen™treatments or from the use of other types of micro-needling devices available on the market today.

DP Dermaceuticals™ are recommended not only for for pre- and post-treatment, but also for home use as part of a daily skincare regimen. DP Dermaceuticals™ are suitable for all skin types and skin colors.

medik8 skincare biotechnology

Medik8

A range of stable antioxidant, retinol, vitamin C, pro-collagen hydrators. Clinically proven active ingredients are combined with the latest technology in delivery system and penetration enhancement.
The First Green Cosmeceutical Brand
• Bio-available ingredients
• Green chemistry technologies
• 100% Soap-free
• No harsh detergents
• SLES, SLS & Sulphate Free
• 100% Paraben Free (by the end of 2009)
• Environmental Group FSC Approved Packaging

We are very excited to announce that Medik8 has been selected as a finalist in the category Best Professional Skincare Range in the My Face My Body Awards 2016.

Wrinkles Schminkles

Wrinkles Schminkles is a range of 100% Medical Grade Silicone Pads designed especially to treat the chest (sometimes called the décolletage or décolleté), neck, forehead, eyes and mouth – overnight.
By placing the Silicone Pad adhesive side down on the skin while you sleep, the skin is kept taut so it can’t crease or wrinkle. Simultaneously, the healing properties of the medical grade silicone create hydration and moisture, and bring blood flow to the skin’s surface, which can help to stimulate collagen.

1 Truth

one truth 818 anti-ageing syrumOne Truth 818 anti ageing skin serum is the world’s only clinically proven skin serum containing the TAM-818 molecule. The TAM-818 molecule – the crucial ingredient of One Truth 818 – was identified during 20 years and $33 million of research by Dr Bill Andrews’ Sierra Sciences. For the first time, anywhere in the world, that very compound is available in a skin serum.

Clinical tests, on a sample of 100 people over several months, were conducted in early 2014 by the world-renowned Abich Labs in Italy. Those clinical tests, on a sample of 100 people over several months, were conducted in early 2014 by the world-renowned Abich Labs in Italy.

inskin cosmetics

SkinNutrtion

Nourish your skin at the source. Healthy skin starts from the inside out. Your skin is a fingerprint of what is going on inside your body and many skin conditions can be the result of your body’s nutritional needs. Skin health and nutrition are closely related. Balanced nutrition compliments the way our skin functions, feels and looks and without a doubt skin youth.

MediSooth

Medi-Sooth is formulated to assist calming and soothing, the repair of skin integrity and increase barrier recovery associated with skin irritation. A skin saviour for sensitive, irritated, sunburn, compromised skins. Perfect after laser/IPL, microdermabrasion, peels, sunburn and skin aggression.

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