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Why I am not a vending machine

Why I am not a vending machine

Should I always deliver what you've asked me to? All too often at Fresh Aesthetics in Portadown,  I have patients ask me for a treatment that I feel isn’t a good option for them. Worryingly they have often had these treatments previously. They have booked an...

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The Medical Grade difference

The Medical Grade difference

Is there really a difference between medical grade skincare and shop-bought products? With an overwhelming number of skincare products available everywhere from online to the grocery store, it’s almost expected that one would be confused with understanding how and...

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The different types of wrinkles

The different types of wrinkles

At my Fresh Aesthetics clinics in Portadown and Newry, I love educating my patients. It's one of my values that my patients understand the causes of ageing, so they can make informed choices about their treatments. Did you know there are two types of wrinkles?⁣ ⁣ 1)...

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Lets talk about risk

Lets talk about risk

This recent pandemic has got us talking a lot lately about risk. In the words of Prof Devi Sridhar, chair of global public health at Edinburgh University, "there will never be no risk". However we have always faced risks as we go about our daily business, eg driving a...

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Ageing through the decades

Ageing through the decades

A Decade by Decade Beauty Guide When it comes to health and the rate of ageing, we used to think that our choices were limited—it’s in the genes. Today, however, the ageing process no longer mirrors that of our parents and grandparents. With modern scientific...

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The importance of sunscreen

The importance of sunscreen

We’ve all been loving the recent sunshine right? Sunny days lift my mood and have certainly been helping me through this lockdown.⁣ ⁣ However sun damage from UVA and UVB rays is responsible for 90% of skin ageing. Chronic exposure to these rays leads to destruction of...

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What is Botox?

What is Botox?

  Botox, also known as anti-wrinkle injections, is the most commonly requested treatment here at my skincare clinic in Portadown, Fresh Aesthetics. Anti-wrinkle treatment or Botox is carried using the protein, Botulinum Toxin. Botox injections relax the muscles...

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