• A lighter shade of pale

    When it comes to skin lightening treatments and products, be wary of purchasing cheap, non-prescription creams. They often contain harmful and illegal compounds that can seriously damage the skin. … “We’ve definitely seen a decrease in the number of patients presenting with side-effects from skin lightening,” says Johannesburg dermatologist Dr Nooni Moti-Joosub ofLaserderm. There are […]

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  • Tanorexia: a new -age addiction

    We’ve all heard of the usual addictions and diseases: Anorexia, bulimia, alcoholism and drug addiction. Now we can add one more to the list: Tanorexia. Tanorexia is defined as an addiction to tanning – where the tanorexic cannot go one day without spending it on a sun-bed. Dr Natasha Chapman elaborates… Tanorexia (or an addiction […]

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  • A2 Aesthetic and AntiAging – June 2013

    Coolscupting™ by Zeltiq, the revolutionary fat-freezing procedure has become one of the most successful, non-invasive body treatments available in this country. The ‘Freeze Your Fat Off’ campaign has had universal appeal and spiked interest across racial and gender divides.. .after all, who doesn’t have a few centimeters that they want to get rid of forever? […]

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