The days of flaunting obvious work are over. The new wave of subtle cosmetic procedures are quick, effective and will leave everyone guessing. These small adjustments and improvements are known as “tweakments”. We speak to our Dr Scott Ellis about lip flips, fixing a gummy smile and the celebrity must have tweakments.
Laser hair removal and IPL both work by producing light energy that targets the hair’s pigment to damage the hair follicle. This then reduces hair regrowth without causing harm to the surrounding tissues. Both laser and IPL hair removal have been shown to permanently reduce unwanted hair, but there are key differences in the two technologies.
Every guy needs to admit this one honest truth: Feeling that you’re getting old sucks, no matter what your age. We all look in the mirror every morning and judge ourselves by how we look. The numbers also don’t lie. According to The Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery, sales records for botulinum toxin, better known by the brand names Botox and Dysport, to estimate 1.5 million jabs had been administered in about 250,000 wrinkle reduction procedures last year. That is a 30 per cent jump on the previous year.
I’m pretty sure I can safely say we all love the idea of our underarms and bikini line to be flawless and smooth without having to worry about shaving all the time. Laser hair removal is a great option for permanent hair removal on virtually any part of the body, but the best time for this treatment is during the colder months. If you’re not convinced then keep reading for 5 reasons to laser this winter.
Read Dr McCaffery’s simple 8 steps to erase dry or flaky skin for good this winter.