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TURKEY NECK?

Have you seen this photo yet?  (The pictures are from Dr Judy Todd ’s Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/p/CLTl80vBZry/) It’s making the rounds online… . …And it features a lady who lifted saggy skin on her face and neck, using radiofrequency energy. How would you feel, if the lines on your face smoothed out and your lax skin tightened, the way Judy’s have? ☺ Here's what she said :  “My kids, Jamie and Andy, started to call me turkey neck a few years ago in a loving and jokey way,” Judy, 61, told the newspapers. “I didn’t tell them anything about the treatments I was having, but they noticed the difference and recently they said, ‘Mom, what have you be en doing to your face?’ “I said, ‘what do you mean?’ To which they replied: ‘It looks much smoother’. “That was absolute gold dust! I mean if they’ve noticed and mentioned it, then it clearly has made a huge difference, and that made me very happy… “I’d say it's taken at least 10 years off my appearance… M

DON'T NEGLECT YOUR NECK

This is the #1 skincare mistake - Neglecting the neck!     Have you ever been in conversation with a woman, and thought… “That’s weird - her neck is a completely different color to her face!”   It happens occasionally, when people apply foundation to their face…   …But stop at their jawline.   So while they’ve painted their face one color, their neck is still a different shade. It’s completely possible you make a similar mistake…   …Not with your makeup but with your skincare products.   I see it the whole time… Patients are fanatic about applying creams, lotions and serums to their face… But they stop at their jawline and completely ignore their neck and decolletage. And when I say “I see it”, I mean that quite literally… Because when you stop your skincare at your jawline, you end up looking like two different people above and below your chin!   Your face might still look relatively youthful and smooth… …But your neck gives away your age - it’s wrinklier

The Secret to Beautiful Skin is just beneath the surface

  Take a look at these before-and-afters…     No, that’s not a patient of mine J It’s a painting of a girl from the late 18 th century.   Over the years, dirt accumulated on the surface of this beautiful portrait… The colors faded and all the detail was lost.   But they weren’t gone - they were just hidden.   A few years ago British art expert Ben Everett lovingly restored this painting. He carefully cleaned it, using gentle chemicals to remove the varnish and dirt. (You can watch the video here ; It’s mesmerizing!)   Slowly, the bright blue colors revealed themselves. The pearls on her bonnet shone.   Her face looked bright for the first time in centuries!   Now imagine we could do something similar for your skin…   Take all the dark patches, age spots and freckles that have accumulated over the years, and gently brush them all away…   Get rid of the dead skin and grime which makes your skin look dull (nothing personal - it happens to everyone!)…   …And remo

THIS IS THE BEST CREAM FOR HYPERPIGMENTATION

Back in the 1930s, a group of workers in a leather tanning factory noticed something bizarre…   They had completely lost all pigmentation from their arms and forearms.   The hair color on their arms wasn’t affected at all. But any dark patches on their skin were gone.   Scientists soon realized what had happened.   The tanners were wearing rubber gloves which contained a derivative of a compound called hydroquinone.   A star was born J Hydroquinone occurs naturally in nature - mainly in mushrooms and beetles.   But when applied to your skin it interrupts the production of melanin, which is the ‘ingredient’ which creates dark spots. Within a few years, it became the golden standard ingredient used to help people suffering from hyper-pigmentation. That’s the official name for those brown “age spots” on your face, neck and hands.   Perhaps you have them too? It’s one of the most frequent concerns our patients come to me with, because it can make your skin look patchy