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Summer Ready Skin Starts Now!

Summer is closer than you may think, which means there’s never been a better time to start adopting some healthy habits to ensure your skin is ready to show off. Here’s your simple summer skincare ‘to do’ list that will help you to prepare, protect, and pamper your skin, and get ready to flaunt that summer glow:  

  • Ditch the Salty Snacks
While the link between diet and skincare is often debated, it can’t be denied that there are certain foods that definitely won’t do your skin any good. High amounts of salt, for example, dehydrate the body and can result in dry, peeling skin. Similarly, eating too much sugar causes rapid

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Leading Nottingham Aesthetics Clinic Brings Revolutionary Hair Removal to UK

Top East Midlands cosmetics clinic, Medical Cosmetics has become the first UK clinic to offer the ultra-innovative Soprano Ice Platinum laser hair removal treatment.      Created by Germany-based Alma Lasers, Soprano Ice Platinum laser hair removal is already a proven success in Europe with Medical Cosmetics now committed to making this revolutionary treatment more accessible to those living in the United Kingdom.Soprano Ice Platinum differs from existing laser hair removal options already offered in the UK. It features trio-clustered diode technology which utilises three distinct wavelengths within a single device. This combinati

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Botox FAQs

 Botox is one of the safest treatments used to mask some of the more common signs of aging, such as wrinkles, laughter lines, and ‘crow’s feet’. Here, we’ll answer all your questions relating to Botox.    What is a Botox treatment?A Botox procedure involves the quick and mostly pain-free injection of the Botulinum toxin directly into your muscles. It works to block the chemical transmissions that take place between the nerve and muscle, allowing the facial muscles to relax. This can significantly reduce fine lines and wrinkles.Ar

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How to Fight the Post-Gym Breakout

Skin breakouts can happen to us all, and there are many different reasons why your once smooth skin may begin to suffer with blemishes. Ultimately, however, it all comes down to blocked pores and hair follicles. So what is one of the biggest offenders for blocking follicles and causing temporary breakouts?  The gym.Sure, the gym is excellent for helping us to keep active and stay healthy, but a good workout session can wreak havoc on the skin. When we workout, we sweat, and when we sweat we’re essentially inviting all sorts of airborne dust and dirt to stick to our moist skin, increasing the risk of clogged pores.Let’s take a look at some of

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What Causes Adult Acne?

Acne is relatively common amongst teenagers, and it’s easy to see why once we understand a little more about why acne occurs. Spots tend to pop up when too much sebum is produced by the body. This sebum mixes with dead skin cells and blocks hair follicles, causing spots.   Teenagers often have excess oil and sebum production as a natural part of puberty, making them more prone to developing acne.In that case, why do so many adults also suffer with breakouts? Once again, hormonal changes are a primary cause of acne, particularly in women. Hormone levels rise and fall through the menstrual cycle, during pregnancy, and with conditions such as polycystic ovar

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Vaser Liposuction Gaining Traction Amongst East Midlands Beauty Fans

Research by leading Nottingham aesthetics clinic Medical Cosmetics has confirmed that VASER liposuction is now one of the most popular and in-demand treatments for beauty fans across the East Midlands.    The clinic has noted a significant rise in this advanced method of body reshaping and sculpting over the last 12 months and expects the trend to continue heading into summer.VASER lipo is typically safer and quicker than traditional liposuction techniques while still providing notable fat reduction and quality results. It uses ultrasound technology to vibrate the fat cells in the body, causing them to break down. Excess fat is then removed using a

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Ready For Your Close Up? How to Get an Insta-Worthy Glow

Just how do all our favourite Instagram stars achieve that fresh, dewy, out-of-this-world glow? Filters? We’re sure that plenty do rely on filters to hide imperfections, but gorgeously glowing skin isn’t as hard to achieve as it may seem. In fact, there are actually many ways to give your skin a quick, easy boost.   Let’s look at why skin appears dull, and the most effective methods to bring back your natural glow…

  • Concern: Dry Skin
When skin is dehydrated, it can easily begin to peel, resulting in a rough surface that looks and feels dry and flaky, rather than soft, supple, and fresh.

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How to Get Your Skin Summer Wedding Ready… in Just 2 Months!

Even if you’re not planning your own wedding, chances are you’ll be attending at least one wedding this summer. However, unlike your outfit, skincare isn’t something that you can forget about until the last minute.     In fact, it takes at least 28 days (even longer as we get older) for skin cells to renew themselves, so now is the perfect time to start preparing your skin for all those big summer events coming up.But just what are the best ways to get your skin looking fresh and fabulous, in just 2 months?

  • Moisturise, Moisturise, Moisturise
Is your skin dry? Dull? Sad? Droopy? Peeling? Tigh

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How does aging show on the skin?

You might feel the same as your younger self on the inside. You may have just as much energy as you did at 21 (perhaps even more!) but it’s an unavoidable fact of life that your skin will start to change as you get older. The hairdressers can do wonders in covering up those pesky greys, but what about your complexion? Let’s get the lowdown on the signs of aging and what you can do to fight it. Turning back the clock might not strictly speaking be possible but it is possible to fight the telltale signs, such as crow’s feet and dull, sagging skin.Let’s get started by identifying the signs of aging:

  1. Thinner skin
Now for the science bit! The

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The pros and cons of dermal fillers

What are dermal fillers?Dermal fillers are small gel injections used to smooth out lines and wrinkles in the face and give volume to your cheeks and lips.They are little different to Botox, which reduces wrinkles through reducing the activity of muscles in the face.Dermal fillers are specifically intended to deal with the collagen depletion that causes some of the signs of aging in the skin.What are the pros of dermal fillers?