What is the Cosmelan Peel?

Pigmentation and sun damage is something that affects the majority of us especially here in New Zealand. As our skin tries to protect itself from the UV rays, it releases melanin which over time as skin cells cycle, moves up to the surface where we see hyperpigmentation, sun spots and uneven skin tone. There are […]

Pigmentation – What is it?

Pigmentation, what is it and where does it comes from? Ok, to really understand pigmentation we really need to start at the beginning with a bit of biology…stick with me and I’ll try and make it more interesting than high school biology! The colour of your skin is directly related to the activity of your […]

Teeth Whitening…tell me more!

Cosmetic teeth whitening has definitely increased in both popularity and availability so lets explore a little about what it is, how it works and why having a great smile is important. The history of teeth whitening, or cleaning, can be traced back to 3000 B.C.  People used “chew sticks” to clean particles off their teeth, (much […]

OK….What exactly is a Lash Lift and Why would I want one?

Right….grab a coffee, get comfortable and get ready to get excited! So…What exactly is a lash lift and why would you want one?  In a nutshell, a lash lift is a perm for your eyelashes.  It creates a long lasting curl that lifts your eyelashes making your eyes appear more open and your lashes look […]

What are these white spots on my teeth?

White spots on teeth are very common. They may be caused due to a lack of calcium (Hypocalcification) in areas of tooth enamel. There are many reasons for white spots to form including family genetics, wearing braces, enamel erosion due to plaque, fluorosis, acid reflux etc…. Whatever the cause for white spots, as stains inside […]