Gone are the days when you wanted your face to look obviously 'done', the latest trend is to have small tweaks to your appearance by a skilled aesthetic doctor, such as Dr Preema Vig, to make you look re-freshed and younger for your age.
Glycolic acid is this season’s new buzz ingredient. Dr Preema Vig explains glycolic acid’s role in skincare, from the professional treatment to the high street buy.. WHAT IS GLYCOLIC ACID? Glycolic acid is a molecule originally derived from sugar or sugar cane. Now, it is most often made in the lab because it is simple to synthesise and chemical production is much cheaper than looking for natural sources. The molecule
Patients in their 50s generally suffer a drop in the level of oestrogen while they are going through the menopause. This makes it difficult for skin to retain moisture, resulting in dry and sagging complexion, which gives skin a duller and more sallow appearance.
The main skin problems, patients in their 40s want to tackle, are a dull complexion, skin laxity around the mouth, cheek and jaw area, the effects of sun damage and deep wrinkles in areas of repetitive expression such as the forehead, brows, and crows feet.