ANTI-OXIDANTS IN SKIN CARE PRODUCTS

ANTI-OXIDANTS IN SKIN CARE PRODUCTS

Before we can understand what are Anti-oxidants we should first take a look at what are free radicals. WHAT IS A FREE RADICAL? Free radicals may be formed through natural processes as well as through the environment. They may be a result of diet, stress, smoking, alcohol, inflammation, drugs, and exposure to UV light, pollutants […]

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SUPER ANTI-OXIDANT FACIAL TREATMENT

SUPER ANTI-OXIDANT FACIAL TREATMENT

The Anti-oxidant Facial Treatment is a variation of the Aromatic Treatment. This one hour skin therapy helps to combat the effects of free radicals on our skin. Due to the high concentrations of Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Vitamin E and well as botanical anti-oxidants, this treatment is the most active in the Basic Facial Range, it […]

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BRIGHTENING SKIN CARE PRODUCTS

BRIGHTENING SKIN CARE PRODUCTS

With the arrival of spring, Vitaderm is focusing on two skincare products – Radian-C Serum as well as Brightening Treatment Cream. There is a great Combo Pack on offer until the end of September with a free Trial Size Radian-C Serum with the purchase of a Brightening Treatment Cream. BRIGHTENING TREATMENT CREAM One of the […]

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WHAT IS VITAMIN C

WHAT IS VITAMIN C

Vitamin C- better known to Vitaderm as Ascorbic Acid is not only a powerful anti-oxidant but also anti-ageing through stimulation of collagen as well as a skin brightener to help reverse the skin damage caused by over exposure to the sun. Vitamin C however has a tendency to be unstable, therefore Ascorbic Acid is the […]

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INTENSIVE BRIGHTENING TREATMENT

INTENSIVE BRIGHTENING TREATMENT

This is Vitaderm’s most active treatment, offering tightening and toning benefits, along with brightening effects. If you are searching for a skin care treatment that offers extra-ordinary results, then this is the ideal treatment! Although a high-performance treatment, the Intensive Brightening Treatment is well received by all skin types except ultra-sensitive and severely dehydrated complexions. […]

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BENEFITS OF HYDROXY ACID PRODUCTS

BENEFITS OF HYDROXY ACID PRODUCTS

When incorporating a product such as AHA Active Gel into your home care program, the overall effect is one of increased smoothness.  There is also an evening out of the skin tone, with regular use. The most outstanding feature of AHA’s (alpha hydroxy acids), is the ability to increase exfoliation, revealing a more luminous complexion. […]

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WHAT ARE HYDROXY ACIDS

WHAT ARE HYDROXY ACIDS

Much research has been done on hydroxy acids since they became popular in the USA in the 1980’s.  There are two types of Hydroxy Acids – Alpha and Beta.  An example of a Beta Hydroxy used in skin care, is salicylic acid, whereas examples of Alpha Hyroxy Acids include Lactic acid, glycolic acid, citric acid, […]

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BENEFITS OF FRUIT ACID PEELS

BENEFITS OF FRUIT ACID PEELS

WHICH PEEL TREATMENT IS MOST SUITED TO MY SKIN? When deciding to have a Fruit Acid Peel, it is advisable to always begin with the mildest treatment so that your skin can adapt to the new treatment.  It is even more advantageous to be using a home care product containing AHA before having a salon […]

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BENEFITS OF RETINOL CAPSULES

BENEFITS OF RETINOL CAPSULES

Within a week of using Vitaderm’s Skin Perfection Capsules, your complexion will develop a renewed suppleness, regardless of age or skin type.  This high performance product contains Retinol, a potent form of natural Vitamin A, well known for its skin smoothing properties. However, cosmetic products that contain retinol are very susceptible to oxidative degradation through […]

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WHAT IS COLLAGEN INDUCTION?

WHAT IS COLLAGEN INDUCTION?

Collagen Induction Therapy is not a new concept.  The treatment was originally devised by a doctor in Europe who made use of stamps containing micro-needles to improve the appearance of scars.  Later, this concept evolved into using a roller with micro-needles attached to its surface.  Although results were very encouraging, this collagen induction roller treatment […]

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