A cleanser is used to remove make-up, dead skin cells, oil, dirt, and other pollutants from your face and neck. This helps to unclog pores and prevent skin conditions such as acne. Toners help remove excess oils and remaining dead skin cells after washing. Toners also help the skin applications that follow, such as serums and moisturisers, to penetrate the skin more rapidly.
Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest dead skin cells on the skin's outermost surface. Chemical exfoliators in skincare products include salicylic acid, Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs), and Poly Hydroxy Acids (PHAs). Salicylic acid is most often used in acne treatments as it is able to penetrate through sebaceous glands. AHAs and PHAs are most often used in anti-ageing treatments, where they promote cellular regeneration. Studies show that regular use of exfoliators promotes the production of collagen and elastic tissue to delay the process of ageing.
Eye treatments strengthen the delicate eye area and reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and dark circles under the eyes. Lash treatments deliver nutrients directly to the lashes, enhancing their appearance.
The process of ageing and exposure to the elements tends to dehydrate the skin and disrupt its barrier function. Moisturisers help to keep skin supple, hydrated and comfortable by restoring the natural moisturising factors (NMF) and repairing or restoring the skin barrier function. The Skinsmart recommended brands often combine additional ingredients to target other specific skin concerns.
A holistic anti-ageing skincare approach means that treatment of the face is extended to the neck and décolletage area. There are, in addition, specific creams recommended for use in this area.
Serums are lightweight products which offer superior penetration into the skin cells. Their scientific formulation is made up of small molecules with a high concentration of active ingredients. Serums are designed to be applied immediately after cleansing and before moisturising. They often target a combination of skin concerns. Skinsmart recommended serums offer you the combined benefits of prevention, treatment and hydrating ingredients.
These products have been grouped and packaged together for you, to treat specific skin concerns.
Protect your skin against damage from environmental factors and exposure to UVA, UVB and help to prevent the signs of ageing. Sun protection is the most essential anti-ageing product as it helps to prevent the process of photo-ageing. Additionally, sunscreen products will protect the skin from sun damage, skin cancers and pigmentation. Skin smart recommended sunscreen products offer high-level broad spectrum sun protection. We offer a variety of different formulations to suit each skin type and individual patient preference.
Tinted products provide advanced UV protection with skin tone enhancement and correction. These products are suitable for daily use, for use after aesthetic procedures and to cover pigmentation. The sun block compacts help facilitate reapplication in the day.
These products are targeted solutions to address your specific skin concerns, such as pigmentation, ageing skin or acne. They can form part of a holistic skincare treatment regimen.
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