Places to have Botox etc are popping up in the most unusual establishments, and deciding where to go or what to have done can be overwhelming.
Male pattern baldness affects 6.5 million men in the UK. Men who are bald are common sights that we accept as ‘normal’. In fact many men choose to shave their heads at a very early stage of hair loss. A balding woman, however, is not a common sight and women will go to extreme lengths to hide thinning hair and the stigma attached to it with elaborate hairstyles and copious amounts of products.
There are an estimated 8 million women in the UK with some hair loss, many of whom lose self confidence and self esteem and some even become reclusive for fear of their baldness being discovered.
The value of the UK cosmetic procedures market is growing. It was worth £2.3bn in 2010 and is estimated that it will grow to £3.6 billion by 2015. Non-surgical procedures account for 75% of this total* and includes treatments such as dermal fillers, laser hair removal and Botox.
At Radiance MediSpa our most common procedures in clients over 30 are Botox and dermal fillers, specifically Tear trough fillers. In clients under 30, however, laser hair removal is the most common procedure .
For many of us sweating is an unglamorous reality, an inconvenience that is masked by roll on day in day out, due to our bodies clever means to regulate our temperature.
We all sweat, in fact we have about 2-4 million sweat glands on our body, that can produce several litres of sweat each day. This might sound a lot, but about 65% of our mass is water. There are two types of glands; eccrine and apocrine glands.
With the New Year in full swing people all over the UK simultaneously vow to get in shape in order to obtain that beach body come June/ July. For men this often means losing their ‘moobs’ and beer bellies. Most of us will give up on our resolutions early, while those that persevere often find some areas of their bodies simply do not response, no matter how hard they try in the gym.
In-clinic laser teeth whitening is a simple and effective treatment that is designed to remove years of staining and whiten the teeth to a new sparkling and natural look.
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This week we asked London based personal trainer and nutrition expert Myles Hopper for his top tips on building muscle. Myles has trained many different clients with many different goals ranging from professional athletes, models, businessmen, parents, children and people who just want to look and feel better. His extensive research has led him to being featured in The Daily Mail and Shortlist Magazine.