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Hyperpigmentation: The Best Prevention and Treatments

Hyperpigmentation, also known as age spots, liver spots and “the mask of pregnancy”, is a common skin condition which affects men and women of all skin tones. The issue commonly presents as brown, tan or bluish marks on areas of the body most frequently exposed to...

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5 tips for keeping skin healthy throughout winter months

Lower humidity and less moisture in the air, along with temperature extremes between our nicely heated indoors to the cold outside can present a number of challenges for our skin, with the biggest complaint being dryness. Very hot water tends to be more drying on the...

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Ponsonby Clinic Launch

Prescription Skin Care has expanded their reach and availability of services to the people of New Zealand. Our newest clinic, located in Ponsonby will be dedicated to providing luminous skincare and cosmetic services. As Auckland's premier skin care and cosmetic...

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Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists Meeting in San Francisco

Having just returned from the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists meeting in San Francisco, and the ASAP’s non-surgical conference in Sydney I have been reflecting on what were the “WOW” things, I came away with. As far as new goes, and let's face it,...

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Brighter Eyes

The eyes and the area around the eyes, convey so much, and unfortunately this also includes tiredness. Visual tracking studies show that the eyes are the first place we look at and then the most visited on the face. Common concerns and requests on patients...

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Derma Fillers FAQ

What is a dermal filler and what does it do? A dermal filler is a term used to describe a range of products that are injected into, or under the skin, to remove or soften facial lines, wrinkles and folds. They are also used to add volume, or replace volume that has...

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Acne FAQ

What are some of the main causes of acne? Although acne ranges in severity from mild to severe, with everything from the odd blackhead or superficial pimple, through to large inflamed nodules and scarring, the underlying process is the same. A shedding dysfunction –...

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Shrink Those Pores

Laser genesis is the answer for enlarged pores. The heat of the laser targets the deeper layers of the skin tissue. This heat stimulates new cells to grow, remodelling new collagen. New collagen present leaves you with tighter, closed pores and therefore a smoother...

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Retinol H10 in Exfol A plus

The Vitamin A in Exfol A plus is Hydrogenated Retinol, otherwise called Retinol H10. This new and improved formula takes advantage of Retinol H10 technology, a complex of triglycerides, Tocopherol and Hydrogenated Retinol that is much more stable when exposed to both...

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Are Stem Cell Creams the Future of Skin Care?

The excitement with stem cells is the idea that they will regenerate themselves or make whatever tissue we tell them to make and therefore as far as anti ageing goes we could get the “forever young” It is quite complex though with differences between pluripotent...

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