Ageing and Glycation

What is Glycation? As we age, and when we consume too many sugary or high-glycemic foods, these sugars react with proteins and fats in an abnormal way, producing harmful molecules called “advanced glycation endproducts” (AGEs).  This process is called “glycation.” AGES inactivate the body’s natural repair system, making skin more prone to damage. The more AGEs …

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Beautiphi Body Balance

Just as part of the Beautiphi principle is to enhance the outer appearance, we also acknowledge the role that nutrition has in achieving the best possible outcomes. Mother nature uses phi in all her calculations – it is nature’s mathematical formula for balance and harmony. Both the external world and the inner structures of our …

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Wrinkles

There are a few different reasons to have treatment with botulinum toxin (Dysport® or Botox® or Xeomin®) and dermal fillers. Prevention of new wrinkles is one of the most important reasons, as well as the softening of current lines. The treatment of wrinkles depends on whether they are dynamic lines – wrinkles that are made …

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How long can Botulinum Toxin Type A last?

An interesting study, amongst many others, has been done regarding the length of time Botulinum Toxins can actually last. In my experience, if you are very regular with your treatments, you can slowly, slowly lengthen out the time between treatments. So starting with 3.5 months apart treatments, then inching them out to 4 monthly then …

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Vampire Facial vs Vampire Facelift

Stacey is one of the New Zealand trainers for all the doctors and nurses in New Zealand for Regen Platelet Rich Plasma, otherwise known as the Vampire facelift. At Ever Young all the nurses are trained in Platelet Rich Plasma in either of these modalities. A Vampire Facial is when your nurse or beauty therapist …

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Dysport® – How does it differ to Botox®?

Dysport® / Reloxin® Dysport/Reloxin® is another brand of Botulinum Toxin Type A, the same ingredient that is found in BOTOX® This other product has been available in Europe for a few years and is currently been marketed as Dysport® Dysport/Reloxin® is not a new neurotoxin because it has been used in Europe for at least over …

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All About Botox

BOTOX Cosmetic is the most popular minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure performed today. BOTOX in the cosmetic world is used to treat facial lines and wrinkles such as forehead lines, frown lines, crow’s feet, and lines around the neck. For over the past 20 years, Botulinum Toxin Type A (BOTOX) has been evaluated in more than 200 …

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Sunscreens

SPF SPF has always confused me so I decided to do some research and help us figure out what it all means. SPF is Sun Protection Factor (SPF). This is how long you can stay in the sun without getting sunburned. There is now credible information that even when sunburn is prevented, chronic sun exposure …

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PRP Treatment for Hair loss

PRP Treatment for Hair Loss http://prptreatments.org/hair-loss/prp-treatment-for-hair-loss/ Platelet rich plasma, or often termed as PRP , is concentrated blood plasma (composition of blood) that contains approximately five times the number of platelets found in normal circulating blood. Apart from red blood cells and white blood cells, our blood also contains cells known as platelets. The function …

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Anteis Fillers

Precision And Innovation Establish Anteis As Leader In Dermal Filler Technology Ilya Petrou On a global scale, Swiss-made products have become synonymous with precision, innovation and a meticulous eye for detail. Driven by a strong work ethic and an unyielding commitment, Anteis S.A. (Geneva, Switzerland) has developed into a leading global player in today’s highly …

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Dysport article from ’09 – still relevant!

This is an article about Dysport from 2009 – still interesting and relevant. Dysport – New Treatment for Wrinkles There is a new treatment option for forehead wrinkles and frown lines. The FDA has approved Dysport®, distributed in the United States by Medicis, as the first alternative to Botox®, which is made by Allergan. Used …

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The Perfect Face

Looking For Beauty The Greeks said that all beauty is mathematics. If that is true then perhaps there is a mathematical code, formula, relationship or even a number that can describe facial beauty. Historically many different numbers have been tried in an attempt to describe beauty however, only one mathematical relationship has been consistently and …

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Female Pattern Hair Loss

Women also have hairloss, however their treatment is slightly different from men’s From Dr Paul Nola’s site:

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Botox® Vs Dysport® – Which one is better?

Botox® Vs Dysport® — Which One Is Better?

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Puffy Eyes after Botox®

I’ve lifted this article off: http://www.realself.com/question/botox-puffy-under-eyes#78596 for anyone who wants answers to this potential problem Botox® Botox® before & after photos 64% 725 reviews Worth It Rating Botox® Cost ≈ $500 average cost Write a review | Ask a Question Puffy Under Eyes After Botox®? My under eyes have been puffy for 2 weeks now …

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What Causes Hair Loss? Can PRP treatment help?

According to Dr Greco, leading hair loss specialist in Miami Florida, he says yes…….read this this excerpt from his blog, if you can get the gist of what it means. Hair loss (related to DHT) is directly determined by how sensitive you are to androgens. Your sensitivity is determined by triplet repeat mutations in the …

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Stacey Power (RN) – Appearance Medicine

Stacey Power heads a team of nurses in clinics throughout NZ through her company Ever Young.  She is also the director of her own clinic, Beautiphi, in Parnell, Auckland. Stacey is a national trainer for a range of botulinum toxins and dermal fillers, and is the National Trainer for Regen PRP. She also regularly trains …

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PRP – Healing Regenerative Medicine

A layman’s explanation of PRP, OroGen Plus and Regenerative Medicine By Bob Brandt, OroGen BioSciences Platelets are the mediators of all wound healing. They regulate and modulate the rate of repair that the other healing cells perform. Think of them as the maestro leading the orchestra into a beautiful musical piece. First he directs the …

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Can bald men grow hair from miniaturised follicles?

Do bald men have the potential to grow hair from invisible miniaturized follicles? (from Dr Greco’s blog) http://doctorgreco.blogspot.com/2011_01_01_archive.html Male pattern baldness tied to stem cells: MyFoxTAMPABAY.com In a new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, a team at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine has found that stem cells play an unexpected …

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Want help with Hair Loss?

Greco Hair Restoration – WSVN Fox Cannel 7 Miami http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Azc1EY3Ad-Q Our Cellular Therapy on FOX TV http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2HhylRx7_0 So anyone interested in this treatment can contact Stacey (RN) 021 434348 as she is currently one of the leading practitioners in this treatment in New Zealand.

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