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The Importance of Consultations for Facial Aesthetics

Consultations for Facial Aesthetics - Why they are so Important Discover the Importance of a Consultation Before Your Facial Aesthetics Treatment Thinking about enhancing your natural beauty with facial aesthetics? Before you dive in, consider the invaluable step of a consultation. Here's why it's an absolute must at The Shamrock Clinic: Personalised Recommendations: Every face is unique. During the consultation, Ann can assess your individual features, skin type, and concerns. This means your treatment plan will be tailored specifically to YOU for the best possible results. Realistic Expectations: A consultation helps manage expectations. You'll gain a clear understanding of what can be achieved, how long it may take, and any potential side effects or downtime. Transparency is key! Safety First: Your health and safety should always come first. A consultation allows Ann to review your medical history, ensuring that the chosen treatment is safe and suitable for you. Q
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Everything you should know about Mole removal

Everything you should know about Mole removal. Moles are common skin growths on your body, you may have more than one in your face and body. Most are harmless and nothing to worry about unless it is cancerous you don't have to have them removed unless it bothers you, The main symptoms of melanoma (skin cancer ) 1 Moles with an uneven shape or edges as normal moles are round and smooth edges. 2 Normal moles are usually one colour. 3 Normal moles are usually small., Melanomas tend to be bigger often more than 6km wide. 4 normal moles usually do not change over time. 5 A mole that changes and signs to look on for Swollen and sore Bleeding Itching Crusty Please see your GP  if any of the above concerns you. At Shamrock Clinic  we have two main types of procedures for Mole removal: Freezing ( cryotherapy ) This procedure uses a small amount of liquid nitrogen to remove a non-cancerous mole. Burning ( cauterizing ) This procedure uses an electric current to burn off the up

Difference between Skin Boosters and Derma Fillers

What are the main difference between skin boosters and derma fillers? Whilst both containing hyaluronic acid (HA) as the main ingredient, they are not interchanged when it comes to offering skin ageing treatments, they behave in a different way.  Skin boosters are not cross-linked so they are usually much thinner in consistency and have a greater spread. Generally, skin boosters can soften fine lines, hydrate and improve the texture and condition of the skin.  On the other hand, dermal fillers are generally used when voluminsation, contouring, or augmentation is required in specific areas of the face such as cheeks with a line, chin or lips. For more information, please get in touch with Ann at The Shamrock Clinic.

Cryotherapy vs. Skin Cauterization

  Cryotherapy vs. Cauterization: A Comprehensive Guide for the removal of skin imperfections Skin tags, non-cancerous Moles and Pigmentation are common skin imperfections that can occur on various parts of the body, often causing discomfort and cosmetic concerns. Thankfully, advanced techniques are available today to help you bid farewell to those skin imperfections. In this blog post, we will explore two popular methods; Cryotherapy and Skin Cauterization. We will delve into the processes, benefits, potential risks, and which option might be best suited for you. Read on to discover the most effective way to achieve smooth, blemish-free skin! **Cryotherapy Freezing** Cryotherapy involves freezing the skin imperfection using liquid nitrogen or a similar cold substance. For example, the extreme cold destroys the cells within a skin tag, causing it to wither and eventually fall off. This procedure is relatively quick and can be performed by a dermatologist or healthcare profession

The best products for your skin

Information on the best products for your skin and the most popular skincare ingredients Vitamin A (skin rocks retinoid 1 beginner strength ) A powerful cream for reversing the signs of ageing, the most potent form available without a prescription. Just use twice a week to start with and always wear Sun protection during the day. Benefits to your Skin: Reduced the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Evens skin tone and reduces pigmentation Decongests and improves skin texture. Vitamin C Also known as L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C is an antioxidant used in skin care. Benefits: Protects the skin against premature ageing and skin damage. Brightens and improves skin texture. Hyaluronic acid A substance that can attract water from the surroundings and help retain moisture used in skin care, this ingredient comes in all facial fillers to retain that youthfulness in your skin. Benefits: Hydrating and plumbing Helps to improve skin barrier function Helps to hold water within

Three ways to ease plantar fasciitis

Three ways to ease plantar fasciitis... What is Plantar Fasciitis (PF)? A searing pain in the sole and heel of the foot is the main symptom of plantar fasciitis, inflammation of the thick band of connective tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. Often worse in the morning the discomfort commonly affects runners, hikers, and anyone who spends a lot of time standing. 1. Stretch your calf muscles six times a day.  Avoid walking barefoot, stand 10-20 cm away from the wall placing hands on the wall at shoulder height and one foot in front of the other. Bend both knees to feel a stretch and hold for 45 seconds, change legs and repeat six times a day. 2. Attempt the toe curl. You can help to prevent and ease PF with stretching exercises for the soles of the feet and lengthening moves for the Achilles tendon as well as calf muscles. Start on all fours with toes curled under, slowly inch your body towards kneeling, but don't progress if you are uncomfortable. 3. Gentle daily massa

Anti wrinkle injections Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire

Anti wrinkle injections The Shamrock Clinic provides anti-wrinkle injection treatments in a professional, relaxing environment in Bedfordshire. Based in Lower Stondon, on the border to Hertfordshire, Ann’s cabin is the perfect space for clients to have their cosmetic treatments at a time suitable for them. Ann is fully qualified to administer injections which means her clients receive the highest standard of care for all treatments. Anti-Wrinkle Injections for Younger Skin Anti-wrinkle injections are one of the most popular cosmetic treatments available at The Shamrock Clinic. The treatment is hugely successful and is known to make wrinkles less visible, by relaxing facial muscles. What are Anti-Wrinkle Injections? Anti-wrinkle injections contain a naturally occurring protein, botulinum toxin, which works by preventing nerve impulses from reaching muscles, inhibiting them from contracting and therefore smoothing out wrinkles. The results speak for themselves and smooth, softe