Why You Should Wear Sunscreen Every Day

Why You Should Wear Sunscreen Every Day

Although many of us reading the title of this article might initially be thinking “Every day? Really?!”, there are actually many serious reasons why you should wear sunscreen every single day! A large proportion of us will only really wear sunscreen during those...
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...

CST Treatment

        Collagen Stimulation Therapy What is Collagen Induction Therapy Advantages of CIT How is the CIT procedure performed? What will I look and feel like afterward? What kind of follow-up care will I need? Does it hurt and what are the potential...
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...
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 ageing process and cause lines and wrinkles, what most people don’t know is that staying out of the sun and...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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 veil – but the...