Know Your Skin: How To Care For Your Skin Type

Skin Revitalization

Everyone’s skin is unique and constantly changing due to a number of factors such as ageing, sun exposure or hormone imbalances. Whether you have active acne, fine lines and wrinkles or dark spots and pigmentation, it is incredibly important to know the characteristics and concerns that are particular to your skin type in order to understand how to care for and treat your skin.

Acne Prone Skin

If you have acne prone skin, you may find that your skin produces a large amount of oil or sebum that makes your complexion appear greasy and shiny throughout the day. Another key characteristic of acne prone skin is the presence of blemishes, ranging from black heads or small whiteheads to larger papules, pustules or cysts. These blemishes occur when pores become blocked with excess oil or dead skin cells, which become infected with bacteria leading to inflammation, redness and swelling. As the causes of acne are in most part due to factors such as hormones and genetics it can be incredibly hard to treat and often requires a large amount of persistence and dedication.

However, with our revolutionary Vivace microneedling treatments, you have the ability to effectively treat active acne as well as acne scarring. The combination of radiofrequency with microneedling and LED light therapy is what makes Vivace incredibly unique and the ultimate 3-in-1-skin rejuvenation treatment.

The Vivace device uses 36 gold-plated microneedles to create microscopic, smooth and even insertions into the skin. This process works to stimulate the production of new collagen and offers one of the most comfortable microneedling treatment experiences. Additionally, radiofrequency works to deliver focussed thermal heat to the skin to stimulate wound healing and skin renewal. At the same time blue LED light is emitted into the dermal layers. This blue light is anti-bacterial and will kill off active bacteria to improve and control active acne.

Dark Spots, Hyperpigmentation and Uneven Skin Tone

Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition that can affect all different skin types. It is typically characterised as patches of skin that are darker in tone to the rest of your complexion, such as age spots, freckles, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation or melasma. Hyperpigmentation is a result of excess melanin production in the skin that can be caused by several factors such as excessive sun exposure, as result of trauma to the skin such as acne or lesions, or hormonal changes through pregnancy or menopause.

Luckily, hyperpigmentation is treatable, and a flawless, clear complexion is attainable with our PicoSure laser treatments. FDA cleared and TGA listed, PicoSure is a non-invasive skin rejuvenation treatment that harnesses revolutionary picosecond technology to deliver ultra-short pulses of energy deep within the skin.  This process works to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin to promote increased cell turnover and skin renewal that will naturally clear the appearance of unwanted dark spots from the skin. With PicoSure, there is virtually no downtime post treatment, meaning you can return to work and day-to-day activities immediately after the treatment.

Fine lines, wrinkles and skin laxity

As we age, it is inevitable that your skin will change in appearance. Wrinkles, fine lines and reduced skin elasticity and firmness are all part of the natural ageing process that occurs when your skin begins to produce less oil that keeps skin smooth and hydrated, as well as decreased production and breakdown of collagen and elastin. Wrinkles and fines lines can also be a result of lifestyle choices such as sun exposure and sun damage, diet or smoking.

The next generation of anti-ageing treatments is our TempSure Envi radiofrequency technology. FDA cleared and TGA listed, TempSure Envi utilises intelligent skin tightening radiofrequency technology to safely and non-invasively heat the deepest layers of the skin to regenerate collagen and improve the appearance of wrinkles including forehead lines, frown lines, crow’s feet, smile lines and wrinkles on the chin.

In comparison to anti-ageing treatments such as botulinum and fillers that temporarily tighten and plump the skin, TempSure Envi works to gently heat your skin beyond the superficial layers to trigger your body’s natural response to produce new collagen and increase cell renewal for an instantly lifted, flawless and radiant complexion.

To find out more about our skin rejuvenation treatments or to understand which treatment is right for you, contact us today or visit our treatment page on our website.

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