News update Dr Cat - April 2019 name

News update Dr Cat - April 2019

  I’ve been called up to start my first talk, in front of a group of people gathered from all around the world - and I go completely blank!   In embarrassed frustration, I stare at the audience, and will something to come into my head, but no... nothing is coming....

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Collagen - the glue that holds us together name

Collagen - the glue that holds us together

  No doubt you have all heard about collagen and the unfortunate news that we have less of it as we age. Why is this? Because existing collagen is broken down significantly by UV, which also inhibits its ability to produce more, and chronological ageing dictates that we lose...

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News Update Dr Cat- March 2019 name

News Update Dr Cat- March 2019

You might have noticed me pop up on your telly last week on NewsHub (prime time TV3!), talking about the need for better regulation of dermal fillers in NZ. If you missed it live, you can check it out on the replay here .    Only a few years ago, Medsafe downgraded...

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The #1 ingredient you need for great skin  name

The #1 ingredient you need for great skin

Let’s talk about Vitamin A - the #1 ingredient you need to get your skin back on track   We’ve heard so much about Vitamin A, especially in relation to good skin care, that it could be easy to dismiss it as ‘old news’ – especially when...

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News Update Dr Cat - February 2019 name

News Update Dr Cat - February 2019

This week is Valentine’s Day, and our team has fully embraced a fun and fabulous concept to celebrate - called LOVE WEEK.   Love Week started at MindValley, one of my favourite online and offline learning and personal growth companies (check out more about Love Week and...

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5 Common Misconceptions about having Injectable treatments name

5 Common Misconceptions about having Injectable treatments

After consulting cosmetic patients for nearly 20 years now, we regularly hear the same fears and misconceptions from patient around the cosmetic industry, and whether they want to, or should, have any treatment. These fears/misconceptions can often be a significant barrier - enough for them to...

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News Update Dr Cat - January 2019 name

News Update Dr Cat - January 2019

Happy New Year! Golly, are we halfway through January already!?   I hope that 2019 has started well for you...and you managed to take some time over the break to reflect on the last year, as well as your hopes, dreams and aspirations for 2019!   How are you feeling...

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The 8 best antioxidants to protect your skin from the sun in 2019 name

The 8 best antioxidants to protect your skin from the sun in 2019

We are constantly reminding our clients of how damaging UV is for our skin, and how to avoid sun exposure as much as possible. Sun damage can cause permanent DNA changes to the skin cell, which - at best - can accelerate aging,  and - at worst - cause skin cancer.    To...

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Everything you (and your clinician) need to know about lip enhancements name

Everything you (and your clinician) need to know about lip enhancements

LET’S TALK ABOUT LIPS! One of the most attractive features on a female face is their lips. Modern society offers us many options to enhance our lips - we can outline them, colour them in with gloss or lipstick, or tattoo them for a more permanent look, and we can augment or restore...

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Treating men with injectables name

Treating men with injectables

Inside the male aesthetic  The infamous male patient - the patient which every injector would love to treat but doesn’t always have access to! I personally find male faces to be anatomically less complex and have “less rules” attached to them. As a bonus, I find my...

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Why "natural" skincare is not better for sensitive skin name

Why "natural" skincare is not better for sensitive skin

  A common mis-perception is that most people with a sensitive skin would do better with ‘natural’ skin care, but this is not the case. Granted some natural skin care may not aggravate the situation but generally it will not improve it either. A status quo may be achieved,...

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News Update Dr Cat - December 2018 name

News Update Dr Cat - December 2018

What an incredible month November was, with so many celebrations!   We launched our new Takapuna clinic, and my first book became an Amazon bestseller in not just one, but FIVE categories, within 48 hours of launching! Many of you have been waiting for the release of the paperback...

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