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The dangers of home use devices

Warning issued over home use of peels and skincare devices as industry experts see a rise in burns and scarring. Beauty industry experts have issued a warning to consumers about the risks of doing certain skin care treatments at home. Chemical peels, derma rollering and tinting eye lashes and eye brows are among the procedures a panel of 25 industry experts have identified as causing serious and even permanent skin damage when used at home. Scarring, burns and allergic reactions are just some of the skin problems they are seeing as more and more people buy home treatments online. Chemical…

Dr Bhavjit Kaur

Dr Bhavjit Kaur is the director and co-founder of the award winning Health & Aesthetic Clinic in Greenwich, London where she focuses on aesthetic procedures. She is a member of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine, the Royal Society of Medicine. She is a BCAM appraiser and audit committee member and former mentor for Harley Academy, level 7 training. The body trains health professionals in how to do aesthetic injectables. She has trained under some of the aesthetic industry’s leaders and makes every effort to keep herself up-to-date with changes and the latest technology. Dr Bhavjit Kaur takes an holistic…

Spot the mistakes: errors we make trying to get rid of acne

If you have acne you’ll try almost anything to get rid of it. Our experts look at some of the most common errors people make and what they should do instead. Most of us have battled with acne at some stage.  Although your doctor can help it’s hardly surprising if you try your own zit-busting tricks too – but sometimes you might just be on the wrong track. What we do: Use facial oils Celebrities like Gywneth Paltrow and Emma Stone swear by natural oils to remove makeup and keep their skin clear but while some studies have claimed that coconut oil…

Dr Penelope Tympanidis

Dr Penelope Tympanidis, consultant dermatologist and owner of the Dermaperfect Clinic on Harley Street, is one of London’s leading dermatologists and has been a pioneer in minimally invasive anti-aging and body sculpturing techniques for the last 20 years. Dr Tympanidis is recognised by the European Board of Dermatology. She trained at Tufts in the USA and UCL in London, and has worked as a Clinical Research Registrar at the Department of Dermatology at UCL and the Royal Free/UCL Medical School Campus and as a Consultant in Dermatology at Mayday University Hospital in London, as as well as Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.…

Dr Shirin Lakhani

Dr Shirin Lakhani (MBBS, MRCA, MRCGP, DRCOG, ACCMA)  has an extensive background in medicine having trained in the NHS and various hospital sub-specialities, including anaesthetics. After moving into general practice, Dr Shirin soon discovered her passion for aesthetics and the synergy between medicine and beauty. Most of all, Dr Shirin loved the positive impact that her work could have on her patient’s confidence and self-esteem. In 2013 Dr Shirin founded Elite Aesthetics in Kent and has since left general practice to pursue her passion full-time. Her discreet approach and fantastic, natural-looking results have seen her treating royalty, A-listers and celebrities…

Dr Rupert Critchley

Dr Rupert Critchley BM MRCGP, is the founder of VIVA Skin Clinics based on Harley Street. He has become known as ‘The Aesthetic Artist’, developing his own unique and conceptual techniques for dermal fillers including the groundbreaking 3D facelift. A true perfectionist with a creative eye and gentle touch, Dr Rupert achieves excellent, natural looking results for his patients. A finalist in the 2016 Aesthetic Awards, he specialises in advanced aesthetic procedures such as non-surgical face lifts and non-surgical rhinoplasty. Alongside anti-wrinkle, facial contouring and the now famous ‘Hollywood hands’ procedure, Dr Rupert also provides treatments for men, including ‘bro-tox.’ He also has…