11 February

Why prepare your skin with a Dr Vampire Facial treatment?

February 11th, 2020|, , , , , |

Why prepare your skin with a Dr Vampire Facial treatment? Written by skincare specialist Bernice Crause Vampires are known for their immortality and flawless skin, providing the perfect reason to consider the Dr Vampire treatment. The Vampire Facial is the nickname for PRP – Platelet Rich Plasma. Our blood consists of red blood cells to [...]

20 December

A goal without a plan is just a wish: The importance of a skin plan to achieve results

December 20th, 2019|, , , , |

A goal without a plan is just a wish: The importance of a skin plan to achieve results Written By Dr. Marisa Heyns MBChB (UCT), MSc Aesthetic Medicine and Therapeutics   Ladies and gents, we have come to the end of yet another crazy year, and it is time to take stock of the good, [...]

18 December

Hyaluronic Acid 101

December 18th, 2019|, , , , , |

Hyaluronic Acid 101 - Written by senior skincare specialist Kim Van Zyl   Hyaluronic acid (HA) is an abundant, naturally occurring substance found in your body, and forms one of the key components of your connective tissue in your skin. It is synthesized in the skin by fibroblast, fibrocyte and by roving stem cell repair [...]

28 November

Summer Science – Understand how to choose an effective Sunscreen

November 28th, 2019|, , , , , , |

Summer Science - Understand how to choose an effective Sunscreen. Written by: Dr. Serena Cardoso DipPEC (SA), BHSc, MB BCh (WITS) Light from the sun causes premature skin aging and wrinkling (photoaging) and increases the risk of skin cancer (photo carcinogenesis) because of radiation, specifically, ultraviolet radiation (UV). Sunscreen helps protect the skin from this radiation [...]

27 November

The trend of rising lollipop breast reduction surgery especially in younger patients.

November 27th, 2019|, , , , |

The trend of rising lollipop breast reduction surgery especially in younger patients - Written By D.r NerinaWilkinsonMBChB (Stell) M.MedFC PLAST (SA) My approach towards breast surgery in all patients is to create a natural result, as the patients today desire beautifully shaped breasts that do not look operated. Young ladies want to be able to [...]

25 November

EYELight360 BLEPHAROPLASTY

November 25th, 2019|, , , , |

EYELight360 BLEPHAROPLASTY: Written by D.r NerinaWilkinsonMBChB (Stell) M.MedFC PLAST (SA) Beautiful Eyes have always drawn me to people’s faces. I love traveling and photography and often I find myself zooming in on complete strangers' eyes to captivate their natural beauty. This is the reason I developed the EYELight360TM Blepharoplasty   When your eyes stand out [...]

18 October

Home care products: Necessity, luxury or marketing ploy?

October 18th, 2019|, , , , |

Home care products: Necessity, luxury or marketing ploy? Written By: Dr. Marisa Heyns MBChB (UCT), MSc Aesthetic Medicine and Therapeutics   This question, I am sure, you ask yourself each time you visit your skin clinic, or retail store when you are confronted with isles and isles of the skin care products. It is a [...]

14 September

Keeping PIGMENTATION on the LIGHT side of Life

September 14th, 2018|

Written By: Dr Marisa Heyns MBChB (UCT), MSc Aesthetic Medicine and Therapeutics It might not feel like it, but summer is almost around the corner, and although we might not always admit to it – deep down inside some of us want to be able to show off those healthy glowing sun kissed skins. The [...]

9 July

The Bridal Doctor – Consultation

July 9th, 2018|

Written by: Dr Serna Cardoso - BHSc, MBChB (Wits), DipPEC (SA) 1st Appointment: The Bridal Doctor Consultation When: 6 months to go Who: Dr Cardoso and Dr Nerina Wilkinson SKIN’s therapists. What: Skin consult, VISIA Complexion Analysis, customized home skin care regime, 6 month treatment plan drawn up Cost: R800 MEDICAL SKIN ASSESSMENT:                               [...]

3 July

My Bridal Skincare Journey – by “The Bridal Doctor”

July 3rd, 2018|

Written by: Dr Serena Cardoso - BHSc, MBChB (WITS), DipPEC (SA) I’m getting married! The three words every women wants to gloat about over dinner with friends and it’s something I certainly do! It’s such an exciting time in one’s life and can also be a little stressful, bridezilla anyone? There are vast amounts of [...]