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Author: Victoria Dobbie
First published: 15/11/2021
Last updated: 16/11/2021

The impact of accelerating collagen loss on your skin in the perimenopausal years & sharing my story of a Sculptra® treatment to achieve a natural face lift.

Dr Victoria Dobbie

Victoria has over 16 years’ experience in aesthetic medicine and has performed over 25,000 treatments. Victoria speaks at conferences and has been involved in pharmaceutical steering groups for dermal filler product development. Currently Victoria is the official trainer for Ellanse and Silhouette Soft® in Scotland.

Victoria specialise in providing full facial rejuvenation through advanced combination treatments involving Ultherapy®, TIXEL®, Thread Face Lifts, TCA peels and aesthetic injections.

Victoria provides advanced injection treatments for chronic migraines, bruxism, TMJ and hyperhidrosis.

Victoria is also passionate in helping women through menopause with Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Dr Victoria Dobbie BDS
Dental Surgeon & Facial Aesthetics
GDC 69584

Author: Derna Hughes
First published: 28/10/2021
Last updated: 15/11/2021

Worried your summer glow will become a distant memory as winter approaches? Learn how to protect your skin throughout the colder months.

Derna Hughes

Winner of Aesthetician of the Year 2018 at the Scottish Medical Cosmetic and The Herald LOOK Awards is confirmation of Derna's expertise in laser and IPL skin rejuvenation treatments.

Derna is a qualified STEREX Advanced Cosmetic Practitioner in hair and skin blemishes removal, and has over 10 years experience in providing lasers and IPL treatments. In addition Derna specialises in microneedling to help reduce acne scars and stretch marks. So, whatever your skin concerns Derna can help you achieve clear, smooth skin.

Prior to specialising in aesthetics Derna worked for Virgin Atlantic providing beauty treatments to its first class and celebrity passengers, so you can be sure of outstanding attention to detail and service. Just ask her about some of the stars she has treated!

Author: Hannah Holmes
First published: 14/09/2021
Last updated: 15/11/2021

The unmentionables of bikini laser hair removal which many are too afraid to ask - bikini hair styles, pants on or off, and how periods affect treatments.

Hannah Holmes

Hannah is ready to help you achieve glowing radiant skin with great skincare advice and a range of medi-facials including the HydraFacial, Red Carpet Facial and PhotoFacial. Plus she can help you with laser hair removal and IPL skin rejuvenation.

Hannah's bubbly personality is sure to get you relaxed and chatting.

Author: Mhairi Brown
First published: 12/08/2021
Last updated: 16/08/2021

How to enhance your skin's sun defence beyond just sunscreen using antioxidants, omegas and vitamins. Which sunscreen is best? Do SPF makeups work?

Mhairi Brown

Mhairi can help you achieve glowing radiant skin with great skincare advice and a range of medi-facials including the HydraFacial, Red Carpet Facial and PhotoFacial. As an experienced laser therapist Mhairi can help you achieve smooth hair free skin in as little as 6 sessions.

 

Author: Derna Hughes
First published: 22/07/2021
Last updated: 13/08/2021

Milia are small pearly-white or yellowish bumps on the skin seen around the cheeks, nose, eyelids and forehead. How can you safely remove them?

Derna Hughes

Winner of Aesthetician of the Year 2018 at the Scottish Medical Cosmetic and The Herald LOOK Awards is confirmation of Derna's expertise in laser and IPL skin rejuvenation treatments.

Derna is a qualified STEREX Advanced Cosmetic Practitioner in hair and skin blemishes removal, and has over 10 years experience in providing lasers and IPL treatments. In addition Derna specialises in microneedling to help reduce acne scars and stretch marks. So, whatever your skin concerns Derna can help you achieve clear, smooth skin.

Prior to specialising in aesthetics Derna worked for Virgin Atlantic providing beauty treatments to its first class and celebrity passengers, so you can be sure of outstanding attention to detail and service. Just ask her about some of the stars she has treated!

Author: Mhairi Brown
First published: 02/07/2021
Last updated: 13/08/2021

Reduce skin pigmentation causing uneven skin tone with hyperpigmentation treatments combining IPL & chemical peels to look your best.

Mhairi Brown

Mhairi can help you achieve glowing radiant skin with great skincare advice and a range of medi-facials including the HydraFacial, Red Carpet Facial and PhotoFacial. As an experienced laser therapist Mhairi can help you achieve smooth hair free skin in as little as 6 sessions.

 

Author: Hannah Holmes
First published: 24/06/2021
Last updated: 26/06/2021

What are blackheads? Is the HydraFacial a quick fix to eradicate these beauty bugbears and live your life blackhead-free?

Hannah Holmes

Hannah is ready to help you achieve glowing radiant skin with great skincare advice and a range of medi-facials including the HydraFacial, Red Carpet Facial and PhotoFacial. Plus she can help you with laser hair removal and IPL skin rejuvenation.

Hannah's bubbly personality is sure to get you relaxed and chatting.

Author: Susan Edie
First published: 31/05/2021
Last updated: 07/06/2021

There are many factors that contribute to delivering an ourstanding aesthetics treatment, and patient-centred care is at the forefront in ensuring you receive the best service.

Susan Edie

Susan is our clinic manager. Formly a nurse, Susan has 8 years experience in NHS and private care nursing, plus 3 years in management at BUPA.

Susan works hard to ensure you receive excellent patient care. Should you have any concerns about your care please discuss them with Susan who will help.

Author: Becky Hymers
First published: 30/03/2021
Last updated: 31/03/2021

Becky catches up with HydraFacial's National Sales Manager on all things HydraFacial.

Becky Hymers

Winner of Aesthetician of the Year 2017 saw Becky recognised for her incredible skill as a laser expert for removing hair, pigmentation, tattoos and facial redness and as a STEREX Advanced Cosmetic Practitioner for treating skin blemishes.

Becky is also qualified in electrolysis and laser hair removal to assist in the transformation from male to female gender.

Becky takes great pride in helping our patients achieve radiant complexions though our wonderful medi-facials and manages to combine the science with a little pampering. 

Author: Victoria Dobbie
First published: 10/03/2021
Last updated: 31/03/2021

Look 10 years younger like Judy Murray using EndyMed radiofrequency and microneedling with the Obagi Nu-Derm System.

Dr Victoria Dobbie

Victoria has over 16 years’ experience in aesthetic medicine and has performed over 25,000 treatments. Victoria speaks at conferences and has been involved in pharmaceutical steering groups for dermal filler product development. Currently Victoria is the official trainer for Ellanse and Silhouette Soft® in Scotland.

Victoria specialise in providing full facial rejuvenation through advanced combination treatments involving Ultherapy®, TIXEL®, Thread Face Lifts, TCA peels and aesthetic injections.

Victoria provides advanced injection treatments for chronic migraines, bruxism, TMJ and hyperhidrosis.

Victoria is also passionate in helping women through menopause with Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Dr Victoria Dobbie BDS
Dental Surgeon & Facial Aesthetics
GDC 69584

Author: Derna Hughes
First published: 10/02/2021
Last updated: 22/02/2021

How are you coping with the problem of excess hair during lockdown? Could laser hair removal be a permanent solution? How would you feel to be fuzz-free?

Derna Hughes

Winner of Aesthetician of the Year 2018 at the Scottish Medical Cosmetic and The Herald LOOK Awards is confirmation of Derna's expertise in laser and IPL skin rejuvenation treatments.

Derna is a qualified STEREX Advanced Cosmetic Practitioner in hair and skin blemishes removal, and has over 10 years experience in providing lasers and IPL treatments. In addition Derna specialises in microneedling to help reduce acne scars and stretch marks. So, whatever your skin concerns Derna can help you achieve clear, smooth skin.

Prior to specialising in aesthetics Derna worked for Virgin Atlantic providing beauty treatments to its first class and celebrity passengers, so you can be sure of outstanding attention to detail and service. Just ask her about some of the stars she has treated!

Author: Derna Hughes
First published: 26/01/2021
Last updated: 22/02/2021

We all know you should cleanse, moisturiser and protect, but do you understand how to layer your skincare products?

Derna Hughes

Winner of Aesthetician of the Year 2018 at the Scottish Medical Cosmetic and The Herald LOOK Awards is confirmation of Derna's expertise in laser and IPL skin rejuvenation treatments.

Derna is a qualified STEREX Advanced Cosmetic Practitioner in hair and skin blemishes removal, and has over 10 years experience in providing lasers and IPL treatments. In addition Derna specialises in microneedling to help reduce acne scars and stretch marks. So, whatever your skin concerns Derna can help you achieve clear, smooth skin.

Prior to specialising in aesthetics Derna worked for Virgin Atlantic providing beauty treatments to its first class and celebrity passengers, so you can be sure of outstanding attention to detail and service. Just ask her about some of the stars she has treated!

Author: Asel Nawroz
First published: 15/01/2021
Last updated: 13/08/2021

Boost your skin hydration and improve your skin tone and texture with a safe and quick injectable treatment.

Dr Asel Nawroz

Asel has a Master of Science with distinction in Aesthetic Medicine from Queen Mary University London and is a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery for The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. 

Through patient education and with her attention to detail Asel will work with you to achieve realistic treatment goals to restore aesthetic balance and harmony with minimal discomfort.

Asel specialises in smile rejuvenation with lip fillers, teeth whitening and bruxism treatments. In addition she performs facial rejuvenation with Ultherapy® and aesthetic injections.

Dr Asel Nawroz BDS, MFDS, MSc
Dental Surgeon & Facial Aesthetics
GDC 85386

Author: Becky Hymers
First published: 12/01/2021
Last updated: 22/02/2021

How to reduce acne, nose blackheads & red blotches on your face and detox your skin after the festive period.

Becky Hymers

Winner of Aesthetician of the Year 2017 saw Becky recognised for her incredible skill as a laser expert for removing hair, pigmentation, tattoos and facial redness and as a STEREX Advanced Cosmetic Practitioner for treating skin blemishes.

Becky is also qualified in electrolysis and laser hair removal to assist in the transformation from male to female gender.

Becky takes great pride in helping our patients achieve radiant complexions though our wonderful medi-facials and manages to combine the science with a little pampering. 

Author: Becky Hymers
First published: 10/12/2020
Last updated: 23/02/2021

How to reduce freckles, nose blackheads & red splotches on your face to achieve “skin glow” in this all-in-one facial.

Becky Hymers

Winner of Aesthetician of the Year 2017 saw Becky recognised for her incredible skill as a laser expert for removing hair, pigmentation, tattoos and facial redness and as a STEREX Advanced Cosmetic Practitioner for treating skin blemishes.

Becky is also qualified in electrolysis and laser hair removal to assist in the transformation from male to female gender.

Becky takes great pride in helping our patients achieve radiant complexions though our wonderful medi-facials and manages to combine the science with a little pampering. 

Author: Victoria Dobbie
First published: 25/11/2020
Last updated: 13/08/2021

TIXEL skin resurfacing, giving results comparable to CO2 laser without the downtime and discomfort.

Dr Victoria Dobbie

Victoria has over 16 years’ experience in aesthetic medicine and has performed over 25,000 treatments. Victoria speaks at conferences and has been involved in pharmaceutical steering groups for dermal filler product development. Currently Victoria is the official trainer for Ellanse and Silhouette Soft® in Scotland.

Victoria specialise in providing full facial rejuvenation through advanced combination treatments involving Ultherapy®, TIXEL®, Thread Face Lifts, TCA peels and aesthetic injections.

Victoria provides advanced injection treatments for chronic migraines, bruxism, TMJ and hyperhidrosis.

Victoria is also passionate in helping women through menopause with Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Dr Victoria Dobbie BDS
Dental Surgeon & Facial Aesthetics
GDC 69584

Author: Julie Fortune
First published: 24/11/2020
Last updated: 11/12/2020

Candela GentleMax Pro is the Gold Standard in laser hair removal because it is more comfortable & requires 30-50% less treatments than competitor lasers.

Author: Victoria Dobbie
First published: 18/11/2020
Last updated: 27/11/2020

How Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help menopause hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings & tiredness symptoms.

Dr Victoria Dobbie

Victoria has over 16 years’ experience in aesthetic medicine and has performed over 25,000 treatments. Victoria speaks at conferences and has been involved in pharmaceutical steering groups for dermal filler product development. Currently Victoria is the official trainer for Ellanse and Silhouette Soft® in Scotland.

Victoria specialise in providing full facial rejuvenation through advanced combination treatments involving Ultherapy®, TIXEL®, Thread Face Lifts, TCA peels and aesthetic injections.

Victoria provides advanced injection treatments for chronic migraines, bruxism, TMJ and hyperhidrosis.

Victoria is also passionate in helping women through menopause with Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Dr Victoria Dobbie BDS
Dental Surgeon & Facial Aesthetics
GDC 69584

Author: Asel Nawroz
First published: 17/11/2020
Last updated: 13/08/2021

Dr Asel explains that teeth grinding & jaw clenching (bruxism) isn’t just painful it can damage our teeth. So what can you do?

Dr Asel Nawroz

Asel has a Master of Science with distinction in Aesthetic Medicine from Queen Mary University London and is a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery for The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. 

Through patient education and with her attention to detail Asel will work with you to achieve realistic treatment goals to restore aesthetic balance and harmony with minimal discomfort.

Asel specialises in smile rejuvenation with lip fillers, teeth whitening and bruxism treatments. In addition she performs facial rejuvenation with Ultherapy® and aesthetic injections.

Dr Asel Nawroz BDS, MFDS, MSc
Dental Surgeon & Facial Aesthetics
GDC 85386

Author: Stephanie Binikos
First published: 10/11/2020
Last updated: 07/01/2021

Prepare your body for CoolSculpting with these top tips including diet, fitness and mindfulness.

Stephanie Binikos

Winner of Aesthetician of the Year 2015 at the Scottish Medical Cosmetic and The Herald LOOK Awards. Stephanie is highly skilled in laser hair, pigmentation and tattoo removal; IPL skin rejuvenation; and is a STEREX Advanced Cosmetic Practitioner for treating skin blemishes.

Stephanie is currently studying to become a nurse and loves helping our patients achieve smooth, hair and blemish free skin that is firm and radiant.

Author: Derna Hughes
First published: 25/10/2020
Last updated: 04/06/2021

How hair removal is positively impacting the lives of our LGBTQIA+ patients, including the welcoming environment we offer, Laser Hair Removal and Electrolysis.

Derna Hughes

Winner of Aesthetician of the Year 2018 at the Scottish Medical Cosmetic and The Herald LOOK Awards is confirmation of Derna's expertise in laser and IPL skin rejuvenation treatments.

Derna is a qualified STEREX Advanced Cosmetic Practitioner in hair and skin blemishes removal, and has over 10 years experience in providing lasers and IPL treatments. In addition Derna specialises in microneedling to help reduce acne scars and stretch marks. So, whatever your skin concerns Derna can help you achieve clear, smooth skin.

Prior to specialising in aesthetics Derna worked for Virgin Atlantic providing beauty treatments to its first class and celebrity passengers, so you can be sure of outstanding attention to detail and service. Just ask her about some of the stars she has treated!

Author: Stephanie Binikos
First published: 25/10/2020
Last updated: 23/02/2021

Everything you need to know about mole reduction including types of mole, how to reduce them, downtime and the cost.

Stephanie Binikos

Winner of Aesthetician of the Year 2015 at the Scottish Medical Cosmetic and The Herald LOOK Awards. Stephanie is highly skilled in laser hair, pigmentation and tattoo removal; IPL skin rejuvenation; and is a STEREX Advanced Cosmetic Practitioner for treating skin blemishes.

Stephanie is currently studying to become a nurse and loves helping our patients achieve smooth, hair and blemish free skin that is firm and radiant.

Author: Becky Hymers
First published: 24/10/2020
Last updated: 04/01/2021

Top tips for dealing with 'mask-ne' including regularly washing your mask, avoiding make-up, hydrating, cleaning your face and using quality skincare.

Becky Hymers

Winner of Aesthetician of the Year 2017 saw Becky recognised for her incredible skill as a laser expert for removing hair, pigmentation, tattoos and facial redness and as a STEREX Advanced Cosmetic Practitioner for treating skin blemishes.

Becky is also qualified in electrolysis and laser hair removal to assist in the transformation from male to female gender.

Becky takes great pride in helping our patients achieve radiant complexions though our wonderful medi-facials and manages to combine the science with a little pampering. 

Author: Julie Fortune
First published: 24/10/2020
Last updated: 23/02/2021

Julie discusses Hyaluronic Acid and Profhilo®, and how they can help you restore that youthful, healthy glow.

Author: Samantha Haggo
First published: 31/03/2020
Last updated: 19/02/2021

Top tips on how to tackle your skincare routine when you’re working from home including cleansing, tackling spots, keeping hydrated & SPF.