Skin Advice

Life Time Environ Achievement Award

Environ LifeTime Achievement Award.

We were honoured to achieve this award for the  recognition for our work and dedication in the Aesthetic Skin Industry. We have worked with Environ for 20 years and have Won the Environ Salon of the Year for 10 Consecutive Years

.The South African Skin Care that changed how we treated skins and the reason Face It is a  successful skin clinic treating all types of skin conditions

We owe Dr Des Fernandes our passion our enthusiasm in the Skin as he gave us the Environ range that was the first cosmeceutical product on the market that changes the negative effects of premature aging on skins.

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Independent Skin Study

Independent Skin Study 

We are working with dermaviduals skin care that are  looking for people to help them with an independent research study on the effects of topical, emulsifier free, skin care on skins that are suffering from the following skin conditions.

  • Rosacea
  • Acne

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Pre Teen & Teenage Skins

 For Pre-teens & Teenagers With Problem Skins.

cartoon-acne-300x250What 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

The Face It Interview: an IPL client 10 years after treatment.

Being from an Asian background, I was blessed with long, thick, dark hair. Every girls dream! However I was unfortunately (blessed?) with thick hair across my face and body. I had previously tried every form of hair removal to deal with it: waxing, shaving, depilatory creams, threading and bleaching!

I suffered from polycystic ovaries which I was told contributed to the hair growth and I’m IPL treated Hair Free legs sure all the interfering I did, couldn’t have helped. Being hairy at a young age really knocked my confidence, going on holiday and wearing a bikini was not an option. I would be hair free for all of 24 hours before regrowth kicked in and I would have to tackle the hairs all over again. I had read about Lasers and IPL, but had my reservations. I had my first IPL appointment in 2003 at Face It and was hooked.  It changed my life. 10 years and 2 children later and I am still hair free!

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Are we fooled by advertising and packaging?

Apparently it helps fight the 7 signs of aging. I don’t know why the number 7, but Olay tell you there are 7 signs of aging and they pay very attractive models to sell their product so we believe the blurb and buy it.

How many of you actual turn the product around and read the ingredients on the back? Can you even see them? They’re normally in the smallest print and is probably written in white. Continue reading

Does IPL hair removal work?

Many people will have asked this question when wondering if they should get IPL hair removal treatments. Specifically, does it really work and when can I expect to see results? After all, there are so many different machines and treatments on the market; how can you determine which ones have the highest success rate?

Here we will highlight how IPL removes your unwanted hair and what you can expect from a course, before determining how successful it can be for you.

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Do over the counter skin care products work?

Over the last few years at has become increasingly difficult to buy a face cream. A huge array of new and ground breaking creams are available that promise to do wonders for your skin. Some will stop spots, some are able to fade away pigmentation and others will make you look younger.

Evolving skin care means, the list of active ingredient is endless, there are lists of ‘nasty’ ingredients to look out for and with  flawless marketing we are coerced into buying products with an eye-watering price tag. Continue reading