The Avid Blog

Why Would You Inject Your Own Face?

Why are there still consumers out there who go to absolutely anyone who is advertising? It can’t be just to save money. There has to be another reason, because this is your face, you only get one of them. Treat it with respect, don’t sacrifice it to save a bit of money. The risks… Read more »

Read This Before Having Botox or Fillers

Should We Be Regulated? In the U.K. activists and industry professionals are lobbying for greater regulation. They feel these restrictions need to be tightened to protect patients from botched injections.  I wholeheartedly agree with this, there does need to be better regulation in the industry.  However I do feel the obligation comes down to… Read more »

Profhilo Your Injectable Moisturiser

Award Winning Skin Treatment Profhilo is an Award Winning skin bio remodelling treatment, which acts as a beneath the skin injectable moisturiser.  It has been proven to give you visible results in just two visits. It has been found to be the quickest and most effective cosmetic fixes rivaling dermal fillers..  My patients have found… Read more »

Vitamin E For The Skin

Vitamin E for Healthy Looking Skin Vitamin E s a fat-soluble antioxidant that is essential for the maintenance of healthy skin.  We are exposed to oxidative stresses from sunlight, air pollution, foods and drinks we consume like alcohol, cigarette smoking, sugar consumption.  The free radicals which are produced contribute to premature ageing and damage to… Read more »

Tips Before Investing In Your Retinol Products

1/ Make sure the packaging is Opaque Retinol is so delicate that it deactivates really quickly if the formula inside the bottle is exposed to light or excessive heat.  Watch out for clear bottles with no box, as the retinol has most likely been rendered inactive. Don’t leave your products to overheat in the car… Read more »

Vitamin C For The Skin

The Benefits of Vitamin C Vitamin C is one of the most important products for the skin.  Common complexion concerns like uneven skin tone, rough texture, fine lines, acne scars, general dullness and pigmentation can all be improved with a healthy dose of vitamin C. Vitamin C and collagen work together! Vitamin C is… Read more »

Vitamin A For The Skin

The Secret To Brighter And fresher Looking Skin Vitamin A and Retinol is my number one recommendation for women over the age of 30.  A lot of my patients seek my advice on what the best moisturiser is to use. The truth behind whether a topical product works or not comes down to the… Read more »

Can I Have A Facial After Botox?

WHAT IS BOTOX? Botox helps to temporarily relax your muscles on the face responsible for the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, giving the face a softer, rested and more refreshed appearance, without reducing your ability to produce a natural range of facial expressions. HOW DOES IT WORK?   The treatment will involve Komal… Read more »

Does Botox Hurt?

Being a dentist I often have patients who are nervous about having treatment because they are scared and fearful of the needle.  This anxiety is actually quite common, and we help patients with both a general worry about the needle and also those who have a genuine phobia to needles. Treatment with Botox and Fillers,… Read more »

Can I Have Botox And Fillers Whilst I am Pregnant?

Can I Have Botox And Fillers Whilst I am Pregnant? Botox treatments are safe, effective and because treatment satisfaction is always very high, many women want to continue with their great results whilst pregnant.  There have been no clinical studies to ascertain whether treatments with these products are safe for the baby, making this… Read more »