Facial Serums And Why You Should Use Them

Facial Serums And Why You Should Use Them

All too often I notice a slight groan when I recommend a serum to clients. They don’t really want to have to think about applying another cream, adding yet another step to their skin care routine. The Koreans are renowned for their multi step routine, while here in...

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Slowing The Clock: The Real Secrets To Anti-aging

Slowing The Clock: The Real Secrets To Anti-aging

Unfortunately, nobody has discovered the fountain of youth yet. But the good news is that today, we have more knowledge and cutting-edge treatments than ever to help slow the signs of aging and keep skin supple, healthy and youthful for longer. It’s not about the jar...

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Skin Care Tips For Men

Skin Care Tips For Men

Taking Care Of Your Skin Like a Man.  Looking good and having great skin is something that men are finally admitting to aspiring to. The rugged and whether beaten look is of a bygone era, where macho ruled. The idea of a man putting a moisturising cream on their face...

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New Year Skin Resolutions 2017

New Year Skin Resolutions 2017

It’s the start of a New Year and its seems to be the right time to get back on track either with things you are already working on, or maybe you are ready to start new positive habits. I am not big on New Year’s resolutions mainly because I am continually setting...

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Skin Care Hacks For the Festive Season

Skin Care Hacks For the Festive Season

Skin Care Hacks For The Festive Season. How to keep your skin glowing all through the festive season. I love this time of the year, everywhere looks so pretty with Christmas lights, I love the buzz and fun of the build up to Christmas.  It is a busy time though and...

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How To Treat Rosacea

How To Treat Rosacea

Like rain or bad roads, rosacea is a bit of an Irish problem. But though it occurs so commonly in our skin type, we still don’t know exactly what causes the disorder. Some theories suggest it’s down to an autoimmune response to bacteria, while others point to a mite...

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Skin Peels All you Need to Know

Skin Peels All you Need to Know

It’s Time to Embrace the Peel If the words Chemical Peel make you break out in a cold sweat, they shouldn’t. Of course we all saw that episode of Sex and the City where Samantha had a peel and spent the rest of the afternoon hiding her red face under a...

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How to Treat Chicken Skin Aka Keratosis Pilaris

How to Treat Chicken Skin Aka Keratosis Pilaris

How to Treat Chicken Skin aka Keratosis Pilaris. Keratosis pilaris is a skin condition that effects a large portion of the population on a regular basis. Otherwise known as Chicken skin or KP this condition is not something that should cause concern, it isn’t...

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How to Get Beach Body Ready Now!

How to Get Beach Body Ready Now!

Whether it’s your dress fitting just right at a wedding, or your bikini feeling flattering on the beach – when we’re happy with how we look, we feel happy.  At Akina, that happiness is what we strive to help you achieve, through a range of cutting-edge treatments that...

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Top 5 Tips For Treating Sunburn

Top 5 Tips For Treating Sunburn

A few years ago my brother feel asleep on a sun lounger, he had planned on a 20min nap in the sun, and had put a low factor sunscreen on…. 2 hours later he woke up!! Immediately he knew he had spent too much time in the sun as his skin had that lobster red glow,...

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Good Skin Needs A Healthy Gut

Good Skin Needs A Healthy Gut

We’ve all felt it – the churning stomach when we’re worried, the butterflies before a date, the ‘gut instinct’ we follow when we’re not quite sure what to do. These aren’t just sayings; recent research has confirmed these feelings are a direct result of a profound...

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Why Everyone is Talking About Microneedling

Why Everyone is Talking About Microneedling

Micro needling is a hot topic right now and for a good reason, it is one of the most effective ways to stimulate collagen production in the skin to promote a healthy glowing skin and slow down the aging process. It has been given many different terms such as needling,...

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The Truth About Sunscreen

The Truth About Sunscreen

With the promise of Summer and long sunny days within our reach we should be considering how to best take care of our skin to avoid sun damage and minimise photo-aging. With recent reports coming to light that sun exposure is required for Vitamin D production, it is...

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How To Treat Dark Circles

How To Treat Dark Circles

How do you get rid of  dark circles? It is one of the questions I get asked most frequently  by my clients, dark circles around the eyes are a common cause for concern and while it is generally not possible to get rid of dark circles there are products and treatments...

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If you want glowing skin on your wedding day, read this…

If you want glowing skin on your wedding day, read this…

PRE WEDDING ADVICE FOR BRIDES Its one of the biggest day's of your life so naturally you want to look your best. When it comes to skin care and beauty prep there is no such thing as starting too soon. Read on for all of our top tips. When to start: The best time to...

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Everything You Need To Know About Laser Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal- Everything you need to know Laser Hair Removal has been around since the mid 1990’s and has been proven to be an effective permanent reduction of hair growth on treated areas. How does Laser work? Laser light works by Selective Photo thermolysis,...

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Top 5 Anti Aging Ingredients You Can’t Live Without

Top 5 Anti Aging Ingredients You Can’t Live Without

Top 5 Anti Aging Ingredients You Cant Live Without What you put on your skin on a daily basis is effecting how your skin ages. Aside from protecting your skin with sunscreen daily these active ingredients will help to slow the aging process of your skin and keeping...

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Sugar and Aging

Sugar and Aging

For years I have been telling my clients to wear sunscreen to help protect their skin from damaging UV rays. Although we know that UV rays accelerate the aging process and cause lines and wrinkles, what most people don’t know is that staying out of the sun and wearing...

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Top Tips For Acne

Top Tips For Acne

I have been treating acne for nearly 25 as a beauty therapist. This all too common skin condition although not life treating can have an enormous affect on the sufferer and their confidence levels. Often acne starts to present itself in early teens due to hormonal...

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