Click on the photos below to see the treatment options available for your age category.
Ages 18 – 30
Skin is settling down after the hormonal upheaval of the teenage years, although oil production may still be relatively high. If acne is still a problem our Blu U light therapy or acne scar treatments are available to you. Towards the end of our twenties, many men and women experience a gradual shift towards dryness and may notice the very first fan of fine lines forming around the mouth. Sun exposure ages your skin faster than anything else. Spending time in the sun breaks down collagen and elastin, which naturally give our complexions a plumped-up supple look, and as a result our skin doesn’t look quite as healthy as it used to be. There are many options in preventing your skin from aging further and various procedures to add the suppleness back to your face. Click on the woman’s face above to see what some of your options are.
Ages 30 – 50
More fine lines develop as collagen and elastin start to break down, and our delicate skin under the eyes begins to thin. You’re likely to have ‘combination skin’ that’s oily in the T-zone (across the forehead and down the nose and chin) and dry elsewhere, but as a general rule, all skins tend to become drier, quicker. Broken veins may start to show up as tiny red dots, and towards the end of this decade, age spots and brown pigmentation marks, or ‘sun spots’, may appear. Under-eye puffiness may become a problem, too, taking longer to subside after you wake. At 40 Deeper lines begin to etch around the mouth and eyes, furrows appear on the forehead and circles under the eyes may grow into pouches. In the run-up to the menopause, and during this phase, skin may also become more sensitive and lose its resilience due to a breakdown of elastin and collagen. After 40, skin doesn’t rebound as quickly. Despite the issues most of us all face in this age group, we now have options to turn back the time and look healthier and more the way we feel inside. Click on the face above to see what some of your options are.
By now, skin starts to acquire true ‘character’ in the form of fine wrinkles, and the lines you develop in your fifties and sixties may deepen into folds. This is because, post-menopausally, there’s much less oestrogen being produced and without oestrogen; skin becomes thinner and more fragile. It is also less able to retain moisture and the production of collagen and elastin slows down significantly. The loss of elastic fibres in the skin accelerates tremendously after 50, so as well as wrinkling, skin can begin to sag and droop, and some women may develop a jowly appearance. In the fifties, skin tone is also likely to become more uneven, with an increasing number of ‘sun spots’. The good news is that the technology has advanced to such a level that you do not have to “live with it”, we offer a variety of treatments to turn back the clock on any damage that may have been done. Click on the face above to see what some of these options are.