Each week, beauty enthusiast Suzanne Edmonds explores the best ways to take care of ourselves so that we love the skin we’re in.
If you enjoyed the sun in your youth, chances are your skin is paying for it now.
Hindsight is a wonderful thing. We now know how damaging the sun can be to our skin, but for those of us who grew up in an era where getting a tan was considered healthy the damage is already done.
What if I told you the damage could be undone?
Technology is advancing at a rapid rate and there are some amazing procedures available now days to turn back the clock on the cosmetic effects of sun damage.
My current favourite is IPL, or Intense Pulsed Light, a cosmetic breakthrough which uses highly controlled, multiple flashes of light to improve the appearance of photoaged skin.
Age spots, benign brown pigments and redness caused by broken capillaries usually respond well to IPL. It is also an effective hair reduction treatment.
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