By Ricky Allen Bsc Dip.PA. Dip.HM.
Beauty being such a huge factor in society, every girl and woman wants to look young but also have that glowing healthy skin. In this article, Ricky Allen investigates the many different non- surgical treatments and the best products to support them. No surgery no problem !
“This segment is a tried and tested segment so that all treatments and products will have been given a tick by my team, making your future aesthetic decisions easy. I will look at brand new as well as existing which have stood the test of time.”
Stellar M22 by Lumenis is the new kid on the block. It is four technologies in one multi – application platform. The four technologies are IPL for skin treatments and advanced hair removal. Resurf FX which is a fractionated non ablative laser for treating signs of skin aging and scar revision. Multi Spot Nd YAG for treating surface veins and capillaries and the Switched Nd-YAG for tattoo removal and for the treatment of hyperpigmentation. So whatever your skin concerns the Stella M22 will offer solution. For clinicians who use this equipment and other technologies from Lumenis www.lumenis.com.au
Cryomed Ultraformer111 is an advanced micro-focused ultra sound. It delivers face lifting, tightening and contouring of the face along with its newest application reducing a double chin and tightening the jowls. It works through the dermis to the SMAS area which accounts for the true lifting and tightening it can achieve. When looking for clinicians who use the Ultraformer 111 go to www.cosmeticme.com.au/face-and-body-ultraformer
Excel V Laser by Cutera operates using two different green wave lengths and its light energy can treat twenty different skin conditions. This treatment can be used on all skin types as well. Its vascular application can treat rosacea ,spider veins and pigmented lesions such as sun spots. A Genesis V head is available to be used with this technology and the Genesis V treats fine lines and wrinkles as well as the overall quality of the skin and its texture and thickness. It is also very effective for removal and lessening of scars from acne through to post -surgical scarring. For clinicians who use the Excel V, Genesis V and other technologies by Cutera www.cutera.com/patients/find-a-provider
At Home Product Alert:
Hot off the press, The Hello Glow Skin Dermal roller has just been launched in Australia. It is a home non- surgical treatment device which enhances the absorption of your skincare products by up to 200 % .The roller contains 250 titanium needles measuring .25 mm. Within days of using the roller you will see a difference in your skin’s appearance. $149 www.advancedcosmeceuticals.com.au
It is essential that you use the right skincare before and following any of the non- surgical treatments to get the best results.
La Mer The Concentrate Rrp.$790 ,Infused with the miracle broth from La Mer is the new version .It not only treats and nourishes ,it also offers protection through its SPF 30. A little tip from top international makeup artists, use it under makeup for a seriously dewy and youthful look.
Skinceuticals CE Ferulic Rrp.$214 combines L-Ascorbic acid,Alpha Totopheral and Ferulic acid. This heavy cocktail of active ingredients treats and hydrates as well as supporting your sunblock for extra protection. It is the number one selling paramedical skincare product in the USA and fast becoming number one in Australia.
Avene A-Oxitive Day Smoothing Water -Cream Rrp.$58.95 comes in a light refreshing texture while delivering a powerful punch through its blend of antioxidants including vitamin C and E . it boosts the skin’s radiance while reducing fine lines.
Clarins Paris Nourishing Rejuvenating Night Cream Rrp.$180 a finely textured night cream which just melts into the skin offering both hydration and revitalization of the skin while you sleep. It also improves the skin’s radiance.
Sisley Paris Velvet Sleeping Mask with Saffron Flowers Rrp.$170 is perfect for the dry and dehydrated skin and you wake up in the morning with a totally refreshed skin. It can effectively be used on all skins.
Australian Clay Rejuvenating Mask by Minenssey Rrp.$79 for 9 mask sheets offer a serious pick me up to the skin. Remove the mask and the skin instantly looks more youthful and alive.
Following your treatments and at any other time when you need a beautiful coverage which also offers protection and serious hydration, then the La Mer the Soft Moisture Powder Foundation SPF 30 Rrp.$180 is the one. It is also infused with the legendary La Mer miracle broth which is why it is able to so effectively hydrate while it covers.
Ricky Allen is the founder of Aesthetic Reconstructions. She holds a Health Science Degree, a nursing diploma, a Bachelor of Arts/Science (Psychology), a Certificate in Cosmetology (Aesthetics), a diploma in Marketing and PR, an a Diploma in Health Management and a number of other post-graduate beauty qualifications from the USA. including Camouflage and Advanced Peeling.