As summer approaches and more skin is on show, a lot of us are looking for hassle-free ways of
removing body hair. At the London Cosmetic Clinic we deliver quick, long-term hair removal without
chemicals, irritation or ingrown hairs thanks to Ellipse IPL treatment.
We use Intense Pulsed Light, or IPL for short, treatment for various different treatments including
hair removal as it is quick, effective and gives predictable results. It gives the best results when there
is a great colour contrast, e.g. pale skin with dark hairs. When the body hair is exposed to the
wavelengths of light, the pigment within it absorbs the light and converts it to heat, destroying the
follicle and preventing it from producing a replacement hair. The result is fewer, lighter and finer
hair in the treated area.
Prior to treatment we advise that you refrain from tweezing, waxing or plucking hairs for 4 weeks so
there are plenty of hair follicles to treat and afterwards protect your skin from UV exposure as it will
be more susceptible to damage. You may need around 6 sessions to reach your final desired result
with each session spaced a month or two apart. Your skin may be slightly red and sore, like being
sun-burnt, directly after your session but once your skin recovers you may find that it’s in even
To find out more about our IPL treatment for hair removal or to book a free consultation, contact us
today to speak to a member of our team.
A lot of us dream of full, well-defined lips but have either lost shape and definition due to age or never had plump lips due to genetics. At the London Cosmetic Clinic we have non-invasive treatment options to give you the lips you’ve always wanted.
We use top quality Juvederm and Restylane fillers to add volume to lips and defining the borders of them and the Cupid’s bow so that their shape is enhanced. This technique can also be used to balance out uneven lips and smooth and fill lines around the lips such as marionette folds and ‘smoker’s lines’. The dermal fillers we use are biocompatible and based on Hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally found in the body so they are highly unlikely to cause a reaction and give long-lasting but not permanent results.
As your lips are a very sensitive area, we numb them before the treatment starts. We then use small, precise injections of the filler to give results that are both natural-looking and noticeably better. Your lips may appear bruised or swollen straight after treatment but this will subside. Whilst the treatment does not cause cold sores, it can trigger them if you are already prone to breakouts so make sure you take any necessary medication for them.
To find out more about our lip enhancement treatments or to book a free consultation, call us today to speak to a member of our team.
This summer is set to be one of the hottest on record but, whilst most of us enjoy getting extra sunshine and a bit of a tan, for those who experience excess sweating hot weather can be inconvenient and embarrassing. At The London Cosmetic Clinic our Botulinum Toxin practitioner can help stop sweating from the forehead, palms, feet and armpits, giving people the freedom to shake hands, exercise and wear whatever they want without worrying about smells and dampness.
Botulinum toxin injections work by blocking chemical signals to the nerves in the muscles. In the case of sweating, this stops sending the message telling the body to produce sweat. The procedure only takes 20 to 25 minutes and we advise you not to touch or rub the skin straight afterwards and to avoid exercise for 24 hours. You will start to notice the effects of the treatment after 1-2 weeks and you should stay sweat-free for about 6 months, after which time you will gradually start sweating again unless you have a top-up treatment.
Controlling your sweating means that you don’t need to carry around spare tops or spend a fortune on antiperspirants only to have to keep reapplying them and can make you feel more confident. To find out more about this or any of our other treatments, contact us today to speak to a member of our team.
Even with cleverly applied makeup, our eyes can really give away our age, especially if the eyebrows have begun to droop. At the London Cosmetic Clinic, we have two treatment options to lift your eyebrows and make your eyes look youthful without a false, frozen look.
The first treatment option is Botulinum toxin injection to relax the muscles that pull your browns down and enhance the function of the muscle that pull your browns up. This is a minimal invasive treatment involving a series of small needle injections. Your skin may appear swollen or slightly red after the treatment for 10 mins but this will subside and we simply advise that you try not to rub at the area whilst it is healing. The final result is wide awake eyes with lifted brows that still have character and expression.The treatment lasts between four to six months and you can choose to have a top-up treatment after four months if you so wish. We only use top quality products and our practitioners have years of experience.
The second treatment option is the PDO thread lift which involves the injection of absorbable thread under your skin to lift the eyebrow. An injection of anaesthetic prior the treatment will help reduce discomfort. The result is immediate with some down time of 2-3 days swelling and bruising. The result generally lasts up to 2 years.
To find out more about our eyebrow lifting Botulinum toxin injections and PDO thread facelifts, or to arrange a free consultation, please feel free to contact us.