The differences between LED and IPL skin treatments

When looking at resolving skin concerns you may find yourself looking at LED light therapy and IPL skin rejuvenation treatments. These are popular as they are both proven to be effective in drastically improving your skin’s appearance. Although they both offer a ‘photofacial’, there are subtle differences between the two. So what does each different treatment do for the skin? Continue reading

Dermalux LED Light Therapy

Dermalux™ LED Phototherapy is a non-invasive skin treatment that harnesses the power of natural light by energising cells to repair quicker and rejuvenate faster. The clinically proven treatment provides one of the fastest and safest ways to reverse the visible signs of ageing, clear acne and blemishes and heal sensitive skin conditions such as rosacea, eczema and psoriasis. Continue reading

When the Skin is in Trouble.

If only it was that easy and all our faces came with How To Look After label

When something goes wrong with the skin our first instinct to rush to the chemist to buy something foProffesional skin care labler the problem.

Our advice is Don’t.

One thing we have learnt over the years less is more.

First, make sure it is not an infection or anything medically wrong.

Once you know it is nothing more than a skin reaction (we call it the skin talking to you, but you don’t understand the Language of the Skin.

Luckily we do so give us a call and come and see us and let us work out what is your skin saying. Once you understand Why you have this reaction we can help to get rid of it.

Sometimes throwing more stuff at it will only upset it more.

The skin is clever and smart gives it some time to heal and mend itself .


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About Us

Complexion was born from the sheer frustration we were experiencing first hand every day in our skin clinic.
Too often we heard stories of people with skin concerns that had had been given the wrong advice or been misdiagnosed.

Our principle is simply to understand the skin and it’s concerns, and then to educate and support you in how you can help your skin.

Over the last 20 years we have changed many lives and many skins. However, we are very aware that not everybody can afford to visit a salon; but they still need help, so we created Complexion.

Complexion has enabled us to pass our knowledge and information to others .

What we can do for you

  • We want to Stop you worrying.
  • We want to Stop you looking  for the miracle cure
  • We want to give you support
  • We want to work with you to help your skin.
 Our Purpose
The purpose of Complexion is to help all of you that have a skin condition that affects your confidence
•    To give you unbiased advice, support and education in how to you can improve your skin
•    To help you to gain your confidence back as your skin starts to improve.
•    We want to pass on our knowledge and experience to those that need it the most .

To learn more please go to the Complexion Site

Pre Teen & Teenage Skins

 For Pre-teens & Teenagers With Problem Skins.

What is happening to my skin: Up until puberty your sebaceous gland in the skin has never produced sebum (a type of oil that protects the skin) when your hormones of puberty kick in so does the start of sebum. You will see an oiliness, black heads you may even get red spots that can turn in to white heads. Your skin may feel rough and lumpy .

At this stage the best thing to do is NOT PANIC. Go and tell a parent your skin is upsetting you and after reading this advice you will be clued up as to how to help it. Continue reading

IPL Skin Rejuvenation

IPL Skin Treatment Skin Rejuvenation using Safe Light Technology (IPL)

All parts of the skin and body can be treated using the safe, visible light in Ellipse’s technology, leaving you looking younger and fresher with the skin feeling smoother by removing age spots, sun damage and diffused redness. Uneven pigmentation is also reduced, many female patients reported that it becomes easier to apply make up following treatment.

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What is LED?

Led Skin Treatment LED: Light Emitting Diodes

 The effects of this light on your skin is one of the new anti ageing wonders The other light treatment that stimulates cells thus stimulating collagen and elastin..People need certain wavelengths of light similar to the way plants need sunlight to thrive. LED translates the process of plant photosynthesis into the workings of human skin cells; stimulating the body’s own cells to build new proteins the same way plants do. 

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