THE SUMMER HOT LIST

This summer we’re all about streamlining our beauty and skincare routines. What is the point of extra daylight if you can’t make the most of it? When selecting skin care products itis essential to choose light-weight formulations that still protect, treat and hydrate your skin. These are the products that are on our Summer Hot […]

SUMMER SAFE AESTHETIC TREATMENTS WITH DERMAGURU

There is a season for everything, and that includes aesthetic treatments. In winter, we intentionally focus on more intensive treatments that require more downtime and less sun exposure as people are more inclined to stay indoors. But summer calls for a different approach to guarantee that your skin looks and feels good all season long, […]

KEEPING SENSITIVE SKIN CALM

Inflammation and dehydration are two skin concerns that often go hand-in-hand. The underlying cause for this and many other skin concerns can be traced back to the skin’s acid mantle or better known as the skin barrier. Our skin barrier is an invisible layer made up of skin cells and a lipid matrix which protects […]

USING YOUR BODY’S NATURAL CELL THERAPY WITH ARTHREX®

By now, you’ve probably heard of PRP treatments. Celebrities and influencers alike have made these seemingly ‘gory’ treatments Insta-famous and shared all the details either on their tv-shows or social media pages. Despite the bloody coverage, PRP which is short for Platelet Rich Plasma, is an effective treatment used by doctors to treat everything from […]

PUT THE SPRING BACK INTO YOUR SKIN

Your age does not have to determine the health of your skin! Put back the spring into your skin with these three steps to healthy glowing skin: Step One – Cultivate a good skincare routine No matter what age you are, a good skincare routine is the foundation of healthy skin. In our twenties and […]

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THE SUN: UV AWARENESS – BY DR VERNON CHING, PRECISION AESTHETICS

July is UV Awareness month.  Despite the weather being cold one is tempted to stay outdoors for long stretches to enjoy the fresh South African air, and not worry about using sunblock. Here in South Africa, protection from the sun is necessary all year round, for several reasons. THE SUN AND PREMATURE AGING Frequent exposure […]

HOW TO TREAT HYPERPIGMENTATION

Hyperpigmentation is like that distant cousin we all have. You’ve heard stories of them, and you’ve seen pictures, but you’ve never really witnessed them with your own eyes. Then one day, they just show up at your doorstep and won’t leave. Pigmentation has always been there, hiding under the layers of skin or just waiting […]

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VITAMIN A & C – MEET YOUR SKINCARE SUPERHEROES

Vitamin A and C aren’t just vital antioxidants for your health, these two vitamins are also powerhouse skincare ingredients that can help you achieve all your skincare goals. Touted for their ability to smooth out wrinkles, restore tired-looking skin, tackle hyperpigmentation and brighten the skin – vitamin A and C can do no wrong. But […]

Chemical vs Physical sunscreen

LET’S GET PHYSICAL

Did you know that UV radiation is one of the biggest external contributors to photo-ageing? Scientific studies are ongoing, but scientists have found that ultraviolet rays have an undeniable ageing effect on every layer of the skin. Often the exposure that leads to skin damage takes place over many years and the skin that is […]

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THE FOUR HOTLINES – BY DR VERNON CHING, PRECISION AESTHETICS

The four hotlines men are targeting to give a bright, relaxed, sharp look are: Eyeline Jawline Waistline Hairline The last four to five years have seen a dramatic trend change with increased acceptance and validation of male aesthetics procedures. From 1997 to 2017 aesthetic procedures have increased by 273%. Men are living longer, are involved […]