How to be Healthy at Home During Isolation

How to be Healthy at Home During Isolation

It is a reality now that the most recent coronavirus news points towards the quarantine of anyone with its symptoms or others who are living with someone undergoing symptoms of Covid-19, for at least 14 days, however, it is now being advised all around the globe to...

What does a Skin Consultation Entail?

Here at Akina, we treat each of our clients differently and take a completely tailored approach to helping each one achieve their skin goals. We know that not all skin is the same and everyone reacts differently to certain products and treatments. As one of the...
Skincare Resolutions to Adopt in 2020

Skincare Resolutions to Adopt in 2020

2019 has come to a close and it’s getting to that time of year where we all start making some new year resolutions to make sure we better ourselves throughout 2020. These resolutions could be in the form of any aspect of our lives. It could be to work harder towards...
What The Experts Recommend

What The Experts Recommend

Have you ever wondered what are the right products to be using at this time of year? I’m sure it’s a question most of us ask with the changes in weather and fluctuating temperatures that can wreak havoc on our skin. In the skincare world there are so many options...
Your Guide For Your Christmas Party Prep!

Your Guide For Your Christmas Party Prep!

We’re fast approaching that time of year where we meet up with old friends for a drink before the holiday breaks and have a number of Christmas parties to attend. Christmas is always a busy time of year with lots of parties, dinners and events and we all want to look...
Collagen Boosting Treatments

Collagen Boosting Treatments

Collagen is one of the most beneficial proteins that we have in our bodies. It plays an important role in not only our skin but also our blood. It provides an essential structure to our skin and also helps our blood to clot that assists in the healing of wounds....
What are the Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid?

What are the Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid?

What is Hyaluronic Acid?   Hyaluronic acid is a natural acid that is produced by our body’s. It can typically be found in the skin, eyes and tissue. The main function of hyaluronic acid is to help retain water and keep tissue well lubricated and moist....
Why Personalised Skincare is the Future of Beauty

Why Personalised Skincare is the Future of Beauty

Over the past year personalised beauty products have been making their way into the market. We’re seeing this with makeup, skincare, hair, nails and even perfumes. These are products that are specifically formulated to you to help meet your needs.   This is all...

Knowing Your Genes Can Change Your Life

In the world of medicine, beauty and fitness there is always a large amount of guesswork and trial and error to see what works and what doesn’t. We try different products, different techniques and different practices to discover what our body reacts best to and how it...

What Treatments You Should Be Getting Now

Unfortunately, we are in the last few days of summer in Ireland. With that being said it’s important to remember that our skin needs time to heal and adjust back to the traditional cold Irish climate. Now is the time when we should start considering what skin care...

Skincare – 5 Travel Bag Essentials

When traveling, it can be quite easy for us to neglect our skin. We often assume that our skin will be fine and that it can be good for our skin to get some extra vitamin D that it may lack in Ireland. This isn’t always the case as often our skin can become damaged...

Should You Change Your Skincare Routine in Summer?

We all have our own personal skincare routine that we like to stick to because we know it works best for us. We all know the saying “if it’s not broke, don’t fix it” however this doesn’t always apply to your skin. What works for you during the autumn, spring and...

Summer Skincare – The Benefits of Vitamin C

We all love the warmth of the sun and sitting out when we can to catch a few rays. It’s important to know that too much sun exposure can significantly damage human skin.  The sun’s heat dries out areas of unprotected skin and depletes the skin’s...

What is Acne and how to treat it?

Acne is a skin condition in which hair follicles become clogged and blocked with oil or dead skin cells which results in whiteheads, blackheads or pimples. Acne is most common in teenagers going through puberty but it can also affect people at all ages. Increasingly...
Beauty trends for 2019

Beauty trends for 2019

There is so much happening in the beauty industry right now and I look forward to introducing new treatments and products to the clinic’s offering in the year ahead. Here are some of the trends you will be seeing popping up in your instagram feeds. 1. Global...
Retinol Facts, what you need to know.

Retinol Facts, what you need to know.

Retinol Facts, what you need to know. There is not one client that comes into my clinic without hearing about Vitamin A. It is one of the most important active ingredients in skin care and everyone should be using it, topically. Without doubt it is the gold standard...