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20/Apr/2021

If this new year you are focussing on self-care and setting some skin goals you might want to know more about Obagi’s Hydrate Luxe… Here Obagi tells us all about their super skin nourishing product.

Have you ever heard of a circadian rhythm? It’s the physical, mental and behavioural changes in your body that follow a roughly 24-hour cycle, such as your sleeping schedule. What you may not realise is that many of your skin functions also follow a circadian rhythm. While you may begin to unwind in the evening, your skin is hard at work and actually increases its renewal and metabolic functions at night.

Consider these cycles in your skin’s functions that may influence its texture, radiance, and overall appearance:

  • Cell proliferation peaks at midnight, and is lowest at noon
  • Blood flow is 25% lower at night
  • Oil production by skin glands is higher midday at noon
  • Skin pH is more acidic during sleep

Obagi offers a product engineered to complement your skin’s natural nightly functions. Just as the name suggests, this luxuriously rich face cream is extra-moisturising and contains ingredients to keep your skin looking and feeling supple and firm.

Packed with many of the same great naturally derived ingredients as the Obagi Hydrate Facial Moisturiser, like shea butter, mango butter, and avocado, Hydrate Luxe also contains additional powerful ingredients engineered to work with the chronobiology of the skin and to provide ultra-rich moisturisation including:

Biomimetic peptides. A technology that complements your skin’s nightly renewal and metabolic functions to support the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in mature skin.4

Hydromanil. A key ingredient in the Hydrate Facial Moisturiser, this technologically advanced ingredient provides not only immediate moisturisation but gradual moisture delivery by retaining water in the layers of your skin and continuously releasing them for 8-hour moisture protection!

You can apply Obagi Hydrate Luxe in the evening to combat skin dryness overnight, as well as any time deep moisturisation is needed and is perfect for these dry winter months we are facing, find out more here.

 


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20/Apr/2021

SO, WHAT IS PROFHILO?

Profhilo is an injectable treatment containing one of the highest concentrations of hyaluronic acid it’s possible to get, designed specifically for people whose skin lacks volume and elasticity. If you’re looking to restore that plump, juicy glow to your skin, Profhilo should be on your radar.

What does it treat?

  • Skin laxity 
  • Skin texture
  • Facial rejuvenation
  • Neck (lines and creases)
  • Décolletage (creasing between breasts)
  • Upper arms (bingo Wings)
  • Tighten abdomen
  • Tighten thighs

Plus, much more…

Benefits

This product is one of the purest and most natural forms of Hyaluronic Acid treatment available and works with the skin’s own cells; it’s not mixed with anything artificial that could reduce that overall Hyaluronic Acid concentration and it stimulates the skin’s healing and improvement. It’s the first BDDE free injectable filler and there is no other product quite like it.

With one of the highest concentrations of Hyaluronic Acid on the market it not only boosts and hydrates the skin, but also remodels ageing and sagging tissue. Profhilo delivers great results as a treatment on its own or in combination with other non-surgical treatments.

As a stabilised product Profhilo lasts in the skin for around 28 days. During this time, the stimulation of four different types of collagen and elastin takes place by slow release of Hyaluronic Acid. The stimulation results in significant tissue improvement, that in turn results in a visible tightening and lifting effect on the skin.

Profhilo is very biocompatible, causing minimal inflammation and as such is comfortable for the patient both during and after treatment. It also provides hydration to the skin giving an overall glow in addition to the treatment of specific concerns.

If you’d like to find out more about this revolutionary treatment and what it could do for your skin, book a virtual consultation with one of our medically trained experts here.


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20/Apr/2021

There’s nothing better than settling down for the evening with Netflix, and even better if the show you’re watching is all about one of your passions. For us at Dermoperfection, Skin Decision: Before & After, is exactly that show. 

We love how it so effortlessly demonstrates not only the capability of the non-surgical treatments we offer to transform patients physically and to enhance their natural beauty, but also how these courses of treatment have the power to dramatically change people’s lives.

One of the treatments we have seen used on the show time and time again is High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU). In the show we see this used to treat significant scarring, we see it used to regenerate facial skin and give a youthful appearance, and much more.

At Dermoperfection we use ULTRAcel Q+, it works 3 times faster than other treatments of this kind making it super comfortable and ensuring much quicker treatment times for your convenience. It works by using focused ultrasound energy to target the layers of skin just below the surface, causing the tissue to heat up rapidly. This heating causes controlled damage to the cells in this area which stimulates them to repair, and to produce more collagen (a protein naturally present in the skin, which provides structure); increased collagen production delivers firmer, tighter skin.

Dermoperfection is the only clinic in the midlands to offer this much-in-demand, cutting edge treatment. 

HIFU can be used for the following, and much more;

  • Non-surgical facelift
  • Non-surgical brow lift
  • Facial rejuvenation
  • Reducing the appearance of scarring
  • Tightening skin
  • Improving skin texture (e.g. cellulite, sagging)

We can’t express enough just how transformational this treatment can be when applied by a clinical expert. If there’s any concern with your skin that’s knocking your confidence or that hasn’t responded to other methods, we would love to invite you in for a free consultation to discuss how HIFU can work for you.

As well as HIFU we offer an extensive range of services and treatment plans that can be tailored for a Skin Decision style transformation of your own; click here to book your virutal consultation with one of Dermoperfection’s expert skin clinicians today.


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20/Apr/2021

ENVY FACIAL

You may have seen celebrities like JLo, Jesy Nelson and Jade Thirlwall raving about it, or seen one our videos of the treatment itself on our Facebook and  Instagram and wondered what could possibly be so life-changing about a facial? Well, everything.

Envy Facial is a non-surgical skin-resurfacing treatment, for face and body, delivered using state of the art equipment.

It’s not just a facial, it’s an incredibly versatile treatment. As well as providing amazing results for facial skin, it can be used to target a broad range of concerns all over the body including;

  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Acne
  • Blocked pores
  • Dehydrated skin
  • Skin laxity
  • Wrinkles
  • Fine lines
  • Rosacea

Benefits:

Envy facial is the only face and body skin-resurfacing treatment which gently yet effectively exfoliates damaged skin cells and delivers a serum infusion, resulting in beautiful skin. 

With breakthrough advanced three-in-one technology ENVY simultaneously exfoliates, extracts, and infuses the skin to deliver a healthy, radiant, and rejuvenated look.

The ENVY facial is an all-in-one treatment that can be used on the body, as well as the face, chest and back. This treatment deeply and effectively cleans, repairs, and stimulates the skin, encouraging lymphatic drainage to expel a build-up of toxins and pollutants.

What can you expect from the treatment?

Each treatment is individual to your skin’s unique needs; following a consultation and analysis, we deliver a fully personalised and non-invasive treatment. 

The treatment combines three stages, exfoliation, extraction, and infusion. Exfoliation uses a real diamond tip to give an even exfoliation across your skin and clears away dryness and damage from the skin’s top layer. 

Then patented closed-looped vacuum pressure is used to extract dirt, debris and bacteria from the skin’s surface, as Envy infuses condition-specific serum through the pores into the skin’s layers, leaving it immediately hydrated and refreshed, with ongoing benefits and improvements in texture which continue to develop after treatment.

At the end of the treatment you will also be able to see the dead skin, dirt, and grime that we’ve removed, in a clear jar.

The ENVY Facial offers immediate and long-term solutions for multiple skin concerns. There are several condition-specific serums, minerals and vitamins that will be tailored to your skin’s needs. We can treat all skin types and even the most sensitive skins can get a great result and see the benefits of ENVY.

This treatment is ideal for injecting some energy into dull winter skin and now is the perfect time to take a moment for this kind of self-care as the days get colder and the nights draw in. We currently have a 6 Envy Facial Course available for the price of 4, which can be enjoyed as a treat once we are allowed to reopen safely.


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20/Apr/2021

So, let’s talk about Chemical Peels. Have you ever looked at your skin and wished that it were a little brighter and more youthful? Ever wished you could turn back the clock on years of sun damage and hyperpigmentation or that your skin was clearer and more evenly toned?

If the answer to any of the above was “yes”, you’re going to love Chemical Peels; they’re a non-invasive, and painless way to achieve transformational results in the treatment of fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin tone.

This non-surgical treatment is designed to strip away the top layers of dull, ageing, and damaged skin to reveal smooth, radiant, healthy skin underneath.  

During the treatment, one of our experienced Skin Clinicians will apply a solution to the face to remove dead skin and stimulate the growth of new cells. 

As with any treatment carried out at Dermoperfection, an initial consultation will ensure the best results, tailored to the individual patient with a detailed treatment plan. Your treatment plan is unique to you, designed to address your specific concerns and will define how many peels you will need in order to achieve your desired result, as well as the optimal time period over which they should be delivered. 

We can also work with you on an ongoing annual plan or follow-up skincare advice to help you to maintain the results.

After your treatment you may notice flaking, peeling and some mild redness; this is normal, as the old skin sheds to reveal the fresh new skin underneath, down-time is minimal. 

At Dermoperfection we use industry-leading Obagi products, and offer a range of different options…

  • Perfecting Peel, £69
  • Advanced Treatment Booster, £99
  • 4% Pure Retinal Peel, £150
  • 6% Pure Retinal Peel, £175
  • Oxygenated Trio Micro Peel, £69

Book your virtual consultation here, and say goodbye to age spots, acne, lines, and wrinkles to reveal a glowing new you, one layer at a time.

N.B.

Professional Chemical Peels are not to be confused with the milder solutions available to purchase for at-home peels. The products used in-clinic are much stronger (and deliver more dramatic results) and as such should only be applied by an expert Skin Clinician like the medically trained team at Dermoperfection.


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20/Apr/2021

Winter’s cold weather combined with stifling office heating is a heady cocktail that quickly takes its toll on the complexion and lips.

But skincare expert Stu Logan from Dermoperfection clinic, in Pinfold Street, Birmingham city centre, is offering insider tips to help men and women maintain a natural healthy glow during the cold snap.

Specialising in rejuvenating skin techniques along with treatments for conditions, such as pigmentation, scarring, skintags or acne, Stu has done over 7,500 non-surgical procedures during nearly nine years in the business and is an expert in the treatment of lines and wrinkles.

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Dermoperfection in Pinfold Street

We went behind the scenes at the aesthetics, skin and cosmetics specialist clinic to find out Stu’s top tips for having great looking natural skin over winter.

Whether it is skin analysis, facial volumisation, advice with a reparative skin care regime, micro-needling or peeling, Dermoperfection puts clients at ease and gives them the advice and after care to make the best of their skin.

“Much of what we do at Dermoperfection relates to the emotions that people get at looking at themselves and making them feel more positive about ageing,” explained Stu, who also owns MetroSpa in Harborne.

“The treatments we offer enable people to take control to look as natural as they can. With winter approaching, it’s a great time to review your skincare and skin health regime and follow these top tips.”

Dermoperfection can be found at 36 Pinfold Street in Birmingham city centre and takes online bookings here. For more information on treatments, call 0121 439 4350 or visit  www.dermoperfection.co.uk

Hydrate and protect

A key part of having healthy skin over winter is to hydrate the skin and protect it from everyday pollutants. Stu’s advice is to use a high concentration Vitamin C serum, which will protect the skin, keep your complexion bright and helps the skin to repair along underneath a hydrating moisturiser.

Dermoperfection has its own range of skincare products
Dermoperfection has its own range of skincare products

Keeping the body healthy with plenty of water, nutrients and vitamins is essential for skin metabolism, complexion and general wellbeing. The skin needs some support in defending itself from the chill and there’s a selection of vitamin drips now available at the clinic.

Stu has developed the Dermoperfection skincare range with seven steps to fight the first signs of ageing, which includes an endurance moisturiser and C20 maximum strength Vitamin C serum.

Jelly masks are also a new treatment, which completely encase the face while soothing it and are full of active ingredients that directly nourish the skin and are a great add on to any treatment.

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Stu Logan from Dermoperfection

Don’t forget the sun

It may be cold but the sun still shines so it is important to use sun protection, warned Stu.

“The number one factor in skin ageing is from the sun,” added Stu. “So using protection against damaging rays of the sun, in the same way you would during the summer, is essential and will make a real difference.”

Remember there is sunshine even on the coldest of winter days
Remember there is sunshine even on the coldest of winter days (Image: BPM)

Peels

The start of the cold weather is an ideal time of year to renew skin with a peel – whether it’s a gentle one for a mild exfoliation or a higher graded peel to hit those deeper layers for an anti ageing result. There’s a wide variety available to suit all skin types.

Stu explained that a peel removes the top layers of dead skin cells in a controlled way, prompting the skins own repairing and renewing cells to reveal new younger skin cells and radiant skin.

“A skin peel gets deeper down below the top level of the skin and promotes new skin growth,” he added. “It can give you a boost of confidence having radiant, glowing and energised skin, so you feel more confident about how the skin can look.”

Discover Profhilo

One of the most popular anti-ageing treatments across Europe right now is Profhilo, explained Stu, adding: “It stimulates the skin and makes it behave how it did years ago, it’s like adrenaline for the skin!”

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Dermoperfection highlights the before and after changes to the arm after using anti-ageing treatment Profhilo

The multi award-winning injectable anti-ageing treatment is made in Italy from ultra pure hyaluronic acid and is aimed at skin that is losing its elasticity and firmness with age.

Over four weeks, the Profhilo starts to diffuse into the skin’s tissue to stimulate collagen and elastin and makes dramatic changes that transform the look of the skin.

Dermoperfection is the leading provider in the West Midlands of Profhilo, which is a versatile product that can be used in the face and body that include areas traditionally difficult to treat, such as neck, hands and arms.

“This kind of treatment creates younger, smoother looking skin that is firmer, brighter, tighter and more energised, in a completely natural looking way” added Stu.

Before and after photos of anti-ageing treatment Profhilo used on the neck at Dermoperfection
Before and after photos of anti-ageing treatment Profhilo used on the neck at Dermoperfection

Microneedling

The great advantage of this, according to Stu, is that it boosts the production of new collagen with regular use and particularly helps with pigmentation issues and crepey skin.

“A lot of women suffer with pigment issues due to hormones,” added Stu. “We can give them the confidence so they don’t have to cover up with make-up.”

Microneedling is a minimally-invasive treatment that uses fine needles to create thousands of tiny micro channels in the skin that allow for active ingredients to be added, like vitamins, to pass through the skin directly to the cells where they have the greatest impact.

It also prompts the production of new collagen to be created through the body’s natural healing process.

In the clinic, pharmaceutical grade vitamin cocktails are available to be added to the microneedling treatment for all skin concerns to give a tailored result – be that pigmentation, general skin ageing, stretch marks or scarring.

Before and after photos of fillers, used to soften nose and mouth lines at Dermoperfection
Before and after photos of fillers, used to soften nose and mouth lines at Dermoperfection

Find out about fillers

Stu is an expert in Juvederm fillers and has trained by the company who produces Juvederm in applying them.

These high quality facial fillers can shape and contour specific facial features with results that can last as long as nine months to two years. That could be enhancing the curve of cheekbones or giving natural definition to lips.

“Fillers can be used to sculpt the face, whether it is to give a more feminine or masculine look or put more structure in areas like the chin,  jawline or midface,” added Stu. “It can change an appearance from looking sad and drab and correct sunken areas, like under the eyes, so people feel more confident, rejuvenated and maintain a fresh look.”

Use good quality products

Think about what you are putting on and under your skin, is the final piece of advice from Stu.

“We only use reputable branded products and treatments at Dermoperfection, that have clinical data supporting its use and effectiveness. For that reason we understand how the treatments will work and how to plan great natural treatments, my team and I are medically qualified registered healthcare professionals,” he said.

Dermoperfection is also a specialist clinic for Obagi Medical, advance skin care and skin transformation systems.

Keep it natural

The main piece of advice from Stu is to always do your research and not go overboard with treatments, but keep it natural.

“My advice is to make the most of a free consultation, so we can see what is best for you to achieve natural looking results,” added Stu. “Take advantage of having a tailored individual service because we know that everyone is different.”

Dermoperfection can be found at 36 Pinfold Street in Birmingham city centre and takes online bookings here. For more information on treatments, call 0121 439 4350 or visit  www.dermoperfection.co.uk


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