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Glycation of the Skin

Posted on Jul 20th, 2014

Can too much sugar affect your skin? One of the greatest benefits since The Real Meal Revolution book hit the bookshelves in South Africa late in 2013 is that people have generally stopped eating sugar, decreased their intake or they have become more aware of what sugary foods they put into their mouths. This book […]

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Neostrata. Skin Medica. Skinceuticals.

Posted on Jun 16th, 2014

It is no coincidence that the three main cosmeceutical anti-ageing and skin care product ranges we stock at Dr Ian Webster have all been founded by leading Dermatologists in the USA. It goes without saying that no-one has a better understanding of the skin than skin specialists themselves! This is becoming more evident as we […]

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Serums – Skin Boosters

Posted on Jun 16th, 2014

So many people question the need for serums in addition to their daily moisturisers and they see them as nothing more than an extra costly indulgence. They used to be seen as nice-to-have products but not essential. Increasingly we are seeing them as need-to-have products especially when it comes to growth factors, antioxidants and collagen boosters. […]

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Neostrata Academy – Princeton, USA

Posted on Jun 16th, 2014

I received a very nice surprise this year when some of the Genop representatives (distributors of Neostrata in South Africa), selected me to attend a two day course at the Neostrata Academy in Princeton, USA in July 2014. After working with skin products for the past 22 years and gaining much experience working alongside my […]

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Christmas 2013 – Newsletter

Posted on Dec 13th, 2013

The practice has been very blessed this year and remained busy despite tough economic times, something we never take for granted. Every patient who comes to our practice is highly valued and we are grateful for their support. We have received many compliments about our staff and we are proud of how courteous and helpful […]

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Dermapen

Posted on Dec 13th, 2013 with 1 Comment

Rarely do I see Ian get this excited about a new treatment but he has been extremely enthusiastic about Dermapen! This new and exciting piece of technology for advanced medical skin needling is proving very popular for a variety of reasons: skin rejuvenation and acne scarring are just two of the treatments that are getting good […]

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Visia Complexion Analysis

Posted on Dec 13th, 2013 with 1 Comment

After sitting on the fence for many years about whether to purchase this skin analysis system, we recently purchased the latest Visia Complexion Analysis system with the Ultra Violet (UV) photo mode which provides the most complete data set available for sun damage assessment. No-one can accuse us of being hasty! We had always worked on the […]

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Products That Impress Us

Posted on Dec 13th, 2013

NEOSTRATA As far as products are concerned, our Neostrata Skin Active range remains a runaway success. It was therefore no surprise to hear that this range recently won the Best Cosmeceutical Range, together with Heliocare, in the UK MyFaceMyBody Awards. Neostrata have introduced several new and exciting products into their range: Neostrata Targeted Range:  Triple […]

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Sunscreens

Posted on Dec 13th, 2013

The decision as to what strength SPF protection you require depends on your skin type and how long you are going to be in the sun.  All people with varying skin types should apply a sunscreen daily but fair skinned people in particular, who are going to be in the sun for longer than usual should […]

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Being Sun-Sensible

Posted on Dec 13th, 2013

When we are born, we could metaphorically say that we have a meter on our skin which reads:  0.00.  Every time we are exposed to the sun, this meter ticks over and we get accumulative sun damage to our skin.  Our skin has a memory like an elephant :  it never forgets an episode of […]