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6 Myths About Stretch Marks

Striae is the medical term used for what are more commonly referred to as stretch marks. They are in fact more associated with a form of scarring, than a mark, and are where tears or fractures occur in the dermal layers of skin. This breakage creates raised lines which are red or purply-blue in colour, fading and reducing in prominence over time to thin, white lines on the surface of the skin. There are many myths and incorrect facts surrounding…
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Editor, on June 27, 2018

Soprano ICE Platinum Laser Hair Removal, Men Get it Too!

Men…it’s okay to say if you don’t like your body hair; and now with Soprano ICE Platinum laser hair removal we have the solution. There’s no shame in admitting that you’d like your unwanted hair to be gone. Admittedly you probably grew up being told to ‘eat up your cabbage’, because that will ‘put hairs on your chest’; no? Just me then! You may also have grown up watching the suave and charismatic Sean Connery running around the beach in…
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Editor, on May 11, 2018

Should You Have Botox and Lip fillers Before or After Semi-permanent Make-up Treatments?

Semi-permanent make-up or micropigmentation is a common cosmetic treatment used by many women to avoid having to apply eye- and lip-liner, or eyebrow pencil, daily. Treatment is similar to tattooing, whereby natural-coloured pigments are placed within the dermal layers and used to simulate make-up or enhance natural features such as eyebrow hairs. These semi-permanent make-up tattoos last for a couple of years before the colour fades and needs reapplying to maintain the look. So, if you’re considering having a hassle-free…
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Editor, on April 11, 2018

Say Goodbye to Acne with ClearSkin from Alma Lasers

Acne, or acne vulgaris, to use its full medical name, is a nightmare for many people; affecting both men and women of all skin colours. Spots, zits, blackheads, whiteheads, papules, pustules or pimples – we all know what these common terms mean, and many people suffer from acne outbreaks from their early teens and well into adulthood. But, it’s not the end of the world, and there are well-studied, safe and effective treatments now available to address acne, including the…
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Editor, on April 2, 2018

Hilton Skin Clinics Wins Award for Great Customer Service

We are thrilled to be able to announce that Hilton Skin Clinics has won a WhatClinic 2018 Patient Service Award from the website WhatClinic.com. This award is given to those clinics who can demonstrate great customer service and is based on the WhatClinic ServiceScore™, which is a rating generated from a combination of customer feedback on Hilton Skin Clinics, client review scores and contact data gathered by WhatClinic over the last year. In 2017, over 15 million people visited WhatClinic.com…
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Editor, on March 21, 2018

In need of a boost? Get your vitamin hit in one go…

So, is anyone up for shots? Don’t be too disappointed, but I’m talking about vitamin shots, not tequila! But now that I’ve got your attention, let me explain what I mean… As well as offering intravenous or IV vitamin infusion therapy at Hilton Skin Clinics in Reading – where we recommend the Intravita range which can be tailored to meet your needs – we are also able to offer single booster treatments or ‘shots’ of vitamin B-12. And at only…
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Editor, on January 1, 2018

Need a little help to get you through Christmas and New Year? IV vitamin drips to the rescue!

It’s that time of year again… As we dust off the Christmas decorations and get them all down from the loft, crack open the advent calendar and battle with the fairy lights; so, the stress begins. There’s the shopping to do, the work do’s and parties to attend, the ‘mulled wine and mince pie’ events around at friends and families’ houses, the school nativity and endless Christmas concerts, the present wrapping, tree decorating, and all of that is before your…
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Editor, on December 1, 2017

PROFHILO Skin Remodelling Cosmetic Injectable Now in Available in Reading

Stop Press! We have some very exciting news… Hilton Skin Clinics has just launched a new cosmetic injectable treatment which is being heralded as a ‘game-changer’ by cosmetic medicine experts. PROFHILO, which is made in Italy is comprised of hyaluronic acid (HA), as is present in some of the other dermal filler brands that we regularly use for volumising, contouring and smoothing wrinkles; but it’s not a dermal filler, which is what makes it so exciting. Unlike many dermal fillers,…
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Editor, on November 29, 2017

Anti-ageing treatments aren’t just for your face

You’d be forgiven for thinking that your face was the number one give away for showing your age – let’s face it, (excuse the pun!), it’s the main thing that people see when they interact with you, right? And that is true, but it’s not the only thing they see. Worrying about crow’s feet, frown lines or sagging skin in the jowls and jawline are most definitely concerns that we all have as we age, but have you thought about…
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Editor, on November 4, 2017

Don’t Let a Fungal Nail Infection Stop You Wearing Sandals This Summer!

If you’re anything like me, as soon as the sun pops its head out of the clouds on a regular basis, you ditch the socks, put away your shoes, trainers and boots, and start rummaging in your wardrobe for flip flops and sandals…Spring and Summer means ‘get those toes out’! There’s nothing nicer than having cool, sweat-free feet whilst you enjoy the warmer weather, but the one thing guaranteed to stop you from getting your ‘little piggies’ out is a fungal…
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skinclinic, on April 9, 2017

The 8-Point Lift for Facial Rejuvenation with Dermal Fillers

There comes a time when many of us look in the mirror and don’t recognise the face staring back at us. When did all this ageing start? Where have my youthful cheekbones gone? Can someone please tell gravity to stop dragging my face down toward my knees? These are all thoughts and questions that may pass through your mind as you see your skin start to sag, your cheek volume begin to disappear, and the wrinkles and hollows move in…
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skinclinic, on April 9, 2017

5 Spring Skincare Tips!

It’s officially Spring, at last! This means warmer days, lighter evenings, more time outside and signs of new life all around us. You might be surprised to learn that our bodies grow more during the warmer months too; honestly! Children have more growth spurts during this time, and our hair grows and sheds more in warmer times. If you think you feel more awake once Winter is over, then you’re probably not wrong! I’m sure you’ve all thought about spring…
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skinclinic, on March 28, 2017