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Check your Moles

Checking your moles is extremely important.   Even though I specialise is aesthetics and injectables most of the time, I also have many years of Dermatology experience and will always encourage you to check your moles regularly. I have seen 100’s maybe thousands and...

Two Step Home Facial

This is my two step at home facial. It came about during lockdown when (truth-bomb) I hadn’t washed my face for a couple of days and it needed a bit of TLC, but I didn’t have the energy or the inclination to do much… Sometimes we just need a boost. Whether you're...

Tips for Healthy Lips at Home

Tips to help an ageing lip We cannot stop ageing, its natural, completely normal and its happening to all of us. But we can help the process, slow it down and make the best of what we’ve got. Things that do NOT HELP your lips: Sun exposure Smoking...

The Ageing Lip

Were all very aware that as we age, many changes happen to us, not all bad, but some are, lets say...undesirable. One area I get asked about on a daily basis is the lip area. In this blog I want to explain exactly what happens to the lips as we age and what you can do...

What’s all this retinol hype?

What is all this retinol hype? and should you get amongst it? Most of us have heard of Retinol, its claimed to be a absolute skincare hero but it comes with unwanted side effects apparently... If you're anything like me, you want to see actual results from your...

Your Consultation Options

1 - Pre-Procedure Video Consultation This online conversation is for us to meet and see if I can help you with the procedures I offer. If you're new to injectables, we will discuss your options and check your suitability for any suggested procedures. If you've had...

How To Get Rid Of Breakouts

How do you get rid of breakouts? Diagnosed moderate to severe Acne needs prescribed medication. No matter what you try, unfortunately won't help for long. However, if you suffer with regular or random breakouts, (which are caused by hormones generally) there are many...

How To Treat Dry Skin

How to treat a dry skin type, on the face is a question I’m often asked Dry skin lacks oil and usually ends up looking dull and sometimes a bit grey due to a build up of skin cells. Before we start, lets recap on the common signs of a dry skin type, you may have some...

Skincare Routines for Isolation – Lockdown

In this blog I’m talking skincare routines, specifically for us in isolation, during lockdown due to the coronavirus. Lots of us are seeing changes in our skin, there are many factors which will be contributing to this, go here for more on that. Keep it simple We’re...

Dry Patches AND Breakouts: Isolation Skin, Get the Low Down

So we were all expecting clear glowing skin whist were away from the pollution, stresses of work, dirt from commuting and wearing less make up, but oh no. It's like our skin is having a breakdown (and a breakout). I asked on my social media profiles and only a few...

Check your Moles

Checking your moles is extremely important.   Even though I specialise is aesthetics and injectables most of the time, I also have many years of Dermatology experience and will always encourage you to check your moles regularly. I have seen 100’s maybe thousands and...

Two Step Home Facial

This is my two step at home facial. It came about during lockdown when (truth-bomb) I hadn’t washed my face for a couple of days and it needed a bit of TLC, but I didn’t have the energy or the inclination to do much… Sometimes we just need a boost. Whether you're...

Tips for Healthy Lips at Home

Tips to help an ageing lip We cannot stop ageing, its natural, completely normal and its happening to all of us. But we can help the process, slow it down and make the best of what we’ve got. Things that do NOT HELP your lips: Sun exposure Smoking...

The Ageing Lip

Were all very aware that as we age, many changes happen to us, not all bad, but some are, lets say...undesirable. One area I get asked about on a daily basis is the lip area. In this blog I want to explain exactly what happens to the lips as we age and what you can do...

What’s all this retinol hype?

What is all this retinol hype? and should you get amongst it? Most of us have heard of Retinol, its claimed to be a absolute skincare hero but it comes with unwanted side effects apparently... If you're anything like me, you want to see actual results from your...

Your Consultation Options

1 - Pre-Procedure Video Consultation This online conversation is for us to meet and see if I can help you with the procedures I offer. If you're new to injectables, we will discuss your options and check your suitability for any suggested procedures. If you've had...

How To Get Rid Of Breakouts

How do you get rid of breakouts? Diagnosed moderate to severe Acne needs prescribed medication. No matter what you try, unfortunately won't help for long. However, if you suffer with regular or random breakouts, (which are caused by hormones generally) there are many...

How To Treat Dry Skin

How to treat a dry skin type, on the face is a question I’m often asked Dry skin lacks oil and usually ends up looking dull and sometimes a bit grey due to a build up of skin cells. Before we start, lets recap on the common signs of a dry skin type, you may have some...

Skincare Routines for Isolation – Lockdown

In this blog I’m talking skincare routines, specifically for us in isolation, during lockdown due to the coronavirus. Lots of us are seeing changes in our skin, there are many factors which will be contributing to this, go here for more on that. Keep it simple We’re...

Dry Patches AND Breakouts: Isolation Skin, Get the Low Down

So we were all expecting clear glowing skin whist were away from the pollution, stresses of work, dirt from commuting and wearing less make up, but oh no. It's like our skin is having a breakdown (and a breakout). I asked on my social media profiles and only a few...

Is Botox vegan friendly and cruelty-free?

I was recently asked if Botox injection were Vegan friendly or not When it comes to cosmetic procedures and products, working out whether they’re vegan or not can be more complicated than you’d first think.  'A vegan is defined as a person who does not eat or use any...

Post Party Skin Tips

Although most of my clients come to me for Botox and Dermal filler injections, I cant help but give them all my skincare advice too, it just comes natural to me and I love it. I love healthy glowing skin and that's what I want all my fab clients to have. Here are my...

Prepare your skin for your Christmas party

Pre Party Skin It's the festive season (Ho Ho Ho) we're all super busy with no extra time. We're loosing sleep here and there AND we've got so many people to see! Not to mention all the treats and chocolate that is EVERYWHERE!! As you may or may not already know,...

Are you following a skincare routine from the 80’s?

When it comes to skincare, it seems that a lot of people still follow a skin routine that was suggested back in the early 80’s (possibly 70’s!). The good old 'Cleanse, Tone and Moisturise' just won’t cut it anymore. We can do sooooo much better for our skin than that....

How To Choose The Right SPF For Your Skin Type

What sunscreen is best? Have you seen the ridiculous amount of sunscreens on the market? There are sooo many to choose from!  Last week I was shopping for a SPF for my daughters school bag in a well known highstreet chemist/shop and almost walked out again after...

My Over 30’s-Only Policy

Right, I’m going allow myself to be really vulnerable with you now and tell you something: I've battled with myself and my choice of business since I started it, many years ago. Let me explain: On one hand, I love what I do.  I love the difference I make to my clients...

I’m Banning the Term Anti-ageing

Why I’m Banning the Term ‘Anti-ageing’ It might seem strange for me, The Skin Nurse to take a stand against anti-ageing. I mean, isn’t that why people come to me? However, I’m not banning the idea of it, just the negativity surrounding it. Firstly, let’s just remember...