• IPL and skin pigmentation

    Photorejuvenation with  the Sciton™BBL

     

    Sun damage can be treated with BBL or IPL.This process is called photo rejuvenation.

     

    As a registered Nurse, specializing in appearance medicine and skin cancer surveillance it became practically a requirement of the job …

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  • Photoageing- Sciton® BBL and the Encorė Cosmetic Clinic

    It is a myth that most wrinkles are due to getting older – most of what we see in older skin is due to sun exposure! In fact, approximately 80% of facial skin ageing is attributed to the sun. This …

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  • Is Jelly as good as Botox for wrinkles?

    I was  at a family gathering recently where a nice green jelly was on offer. I pronounced out loud that I had not had jelly for ages and was told by an older person there that I should eat it …

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  • Is beauty really only skin deep?

    Everyone has heard the famous saying, “beauty is only skin deep”.  Despite this common notion, beauty is much more than skin deep.  There is a strong connection between looking your best and feeling confident, capable, and empowered.  These are some …

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  • Don’t forget your sunscreen

    Don’t Forget Your Sunscreen!

     

    As I write this we are only one month away from Spring. I know how hard it is to believe that sunshine and warm days are just around the corner (or so they say!). However, …

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  • Just like cars – not all IPL’s are the same…

    IPL’s are just like cars –  they are not all  the same…

     

    All Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) machines are not the same. As a consequence they have differing effectiveness and side effect profiles.

     

    I sense there is a …

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  • Why rebrand as Encore Cosmetic Clinic?

    We have rebranded our cosmetic medicine clinic…

    We have rebranded as the Encore Cosmetic Clinic which is part of Encore Health. Why? Well we felt our prior name ‘the Liposculpture and Cosmetic Clinic’ was a cumbersome name and did not …

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  • Skin Boosters

    I have been waiting for something like this to become available for a long time.

    We have of course got Botox and good fillers that can address specific lines. However until skin boosters came along I had always found treating …

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  • You’ve heard of IPL, now let us tell you about BBL

    The Liposculpture and Cosmetic Clinic has the technology to help you achieve a refreshed, rejuvenated and youthful appearance.

    The IPL technique of hair removal and skin treatments has been around for decades, but only one provider in Christchurch has what’s …

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