Skin ageing

Healthy skin gives confidence

Many things cause our skin to age. Some things we cannot do anything about but others we can influence. For instance, sun protection is essential and dermatologists agree that using sunscreen every day can help premature ageing skin. The natural ageing process (intrinsic ageing) causes our skin to lose its collagen content changing the skin’s volume, texture, elasticity with the skin becoming thinner and drier. With time, visible lines appear on our faces. Environmental factors and lifestyle choices can cause the skin to age prematurely but by taking some preventative actions we can slow the effects of this type of ageing.

Minimise skin damage and maximize rejuvenation

Our dermatologists and medical aestheticians can recommend skincare products like moisturizers with a high SPF that you can use all year based on your individual skin type and requirements. Using an effective product to screen your skin from the sun every day and avoid getting a tan which ages your skin every time you get one. Try self-tanning products instead. Smoking speeds up skin ageing causing wrinkles and poor complexion and alcohol dehydrates the skin. A good, healthy balanced diet will help your overall health and skin. Exercise in moderation will improve circulation and boost your immune system.

Our dermatologists and medical aestheticians can recommend a skin care regime to carefully cleanse and moisturise you face to prevent skin irritations and problems occurring while hydrating your skin to keep its youthful appearance. We have a range of medical grade facials which are highly effective and will be chosen carefully for you depending on your skin type and needs and will improve the health appearance of your skin.  The treatments can include microdermabrasion exfoliation, peels, extractions and treatments for deep hydration of the skin all chosen depending on your skin’s needs. After carefully assessing your aesthetic and medical history and performing a thorough clinical examination they can produce a holistic, bespoke skin care programme for you to maximize the benefits of your in clinic treatments and maintain long lasting results.

Regenlite laser treatments will boost the skin’s collagen production and rejuvenate, firm and lift your skin. Fusion SLR (sound wave laser rejuvenation) which targets three layers of the skin to tighten the skin and promote collagen production firming and lifting the skin.

Treatment options include:

  • dermatologist and medical aesthetician consultation and prescription
  • Regenlite laser by Chromogenex
  • Fusion SLR facial treatments
  • microdermabrasion
  • medical grade facials and chemical skin peels
  • medical grade skin care products
  • environmental and lifestyle advice

See more in our treatment pages.

FOCUS ON: Regenlite laser treatments will boost the collagen production and content for your skin and can be used by our medical aestheticians and dermatologists to give you highly effective treatments to rejuvenate, firm and lift your skin, even smoothing out wrinkles and improving colour with no downtime. Another excellent option is Fusion SLR (sound wave laser rejuvenation) which targets three layers of the skin, exfoliating dead skin from the surface to improve skin texture and promote new cell growth. Then infusing hyaluronic acid into the skins mid layer replenishes depleted hyaluronic to plump up the skin smoothing out lines and wrinkles, and finally using infra-red light technology to tighten the skin and promote collagen production firming and lifting the skin.

Lifestyle changes that can aid skin rejuvenation

At ethos we believe that a truly bespoke anti-ageing programme should include a thorough lifestyle, medical and aesthetic assessment so that you can make careful changes to your lifestyle to slow down the effects of ageing by avoiding aggravating factors and maximising the benefits of diet and exercise to improve skin health and boost your immune system.

Our nutritional dieticians and exercise therapy consultants will help you make optimal lifestyle changes to suit your needs and our medical aestheticians will create your bespoke skin care regime so that you can maximize the benefits of your in clinic treatments and maintain long lasting results.

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