31 March, 2018 in Articles

Couperose vs Rosacea – What’s The Difference?

When it comes to skincare, redness is a common cause for concern, and it is your responsibility as a therapist, clinician or practitioner to accurately diagnose the cause so that you can achieve fast, effective results for your clients. Unfortunately, there are several inflammatory skin conditions that can be difficult to diagnose, not to mention how easy it can be to simply put redness or flushing down to ‘sensitivity’.

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26 February, 2018 in Articles

10 key points you should get from a consultation before you even look at the skin?

If you have skin diagnostic equipment of the type that can ascertain skin lipid, hydration, melanin and erythema levels you confirm and build on the basic analysis. If your diagnostic equipment is a camera with different light modes such as True UV, Woods, Polarised, and Cross Polarised.

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11 January, 2018 in Articles

3 Possible Treatments That Often Work For Stubborn Psoriasis

One of our readers recently wrote in to ask about natural options for treating psoriasis. While there are drugs available for psoriasis, this reader rightly pointed out that these can do a number on our immune system, and she didn’t want a cure that would be worse than the disease. I warned her that it’s not always easy to treat psoriasis naturally, but there are some strategies she can try. If you’re also fighting psoriasis, some of these remedies might work for you as well.

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5 January, 2018 in Articles

CIM Cap-Energy, Fast Solution for Urinary Incontinence

The most common type of urinary incontinence among women is involuntary loss of bladder control when laughing, coughing or sneezing. Other types present are a sudden and urgent need to urinate or an inability to hold. Until now, vaginal relaxation syndrome could only be treated with surgery. This implied possible adverse effects and an ever-present risk. With CIM Capenergy the same or even better results are obtained, that with other invasive treatments, without infections and without the necessity of the rest or post-operative ..

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20 December, 2017 in Articles

Hands-on Experience for Advanced Laser Treatments

A person’s future is determined by their passion and propelled by excellence, confidence and commitment. At CTLI we understand this and are awaiting ASQA accreditation for our New Graduate Certificate Course in Cosmetic Lasers and Dermal Therapies and/or Qld Radiation Health approval which will help fast track licensing procedures for Laser operators in the state of QLD. Experts agree that effective, advanced post-graduate courses must be based on practical, hands-on experience for operator confidence, client safety and effective results.

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27 October, 2017 in Articles

How to become a Cosmetic Tattooist

The Cosmetic Tattooist course is designed to cover all aspects of the performance criteria as set down by the NTIS (National Training Information Service) and by Service Skills Australia for the course; SHBBSKS003: Design and provide cosmetic tattooing does not incorporate the prerequisite infection prevention principles described in HLTINF005: Maintain infection prevention for skin penetration treatments. Depending on the state that you will be practicing in, your local Health Regulators may require that you must hold the qualification HLTINF005 also, so please ensure that you check your local licensing requirements before offering skin penetration services in your specific location.

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26 September, 2017 in Articles

11 Tips to Ask Before Purchasing Any Equipment

Take the time to attend live demonstrations of any equipment to “see, feel, try before you buy”. If such demos are not offered by the supplier, ask for an opportunity to visit their showroom and have a treatment performed on yourself. If you intend to state you use a Laser, then you will be looking at Diode, Alexandrite, or Nd:Yag Laser technologies. Some newer options include multiple wavelengths on a single Laser platform for maximised results. Try to get 695nm filter or higher for best results..

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30 June, 2017 in Articles

The Exclusive Clinical Skin Analyser, The Soft Plus Concept

In an industry moving at breakneck speed, the advent of INFLAMMAGING serves as both a wakeup call and an ultimatum to product developers, cosmetic companies and skincare professionals alike. Scientific evidence suggests that many of today’s trademark treatments may actually exacerbate the conditions they are designed to treat in the long term, thanks to a phenomenon known as INFLAMMAGING – a term first coined by Professor Claudio Franceschi (University of Bologna) to describe chronic, persistent inflammation which is one of the main causes of ageing!

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27 April, 2017 in Articles

Clinical Therapies and Laser Institute ~ Important Industry Notice

In an industry moving at breakneck speed, the advent of INFLAMMAGING serves as both a wakeup call and an ultimatum to product developers, cosmetic companies and skincare professionals alike. Scientific evidence suggests that many of today’s trademark treatments may actually exacerbate the conditions they are designed to treat in the long term, thanks to a phenomenon known as INFLAMMAGING – a term first coined by Professor Claudio Franceschi (University of Bologna) to describe chronic, persistent inflammation which is one of the main causes of ageing!

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18 April, 2017 in Articles

Mothers Day – Special Offer: Promote your own IPL and/or Laser

Understanding the different wavelengths in LIGHT THERAPY used for treating our clients, will help you individualise your clients treatments with the added advantage of doubling their results with these specialised skincare kits, now on special for your Mother’s day Gift Offers.

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15 November, 2016 in Articles

Differences Between Glycolic Acid & Glycerin

Glycolic acid, also known as hydroxyacetic acid, is a type of alpha hydroxyl acid. It is a versatile acid used in products from cosmetics to industrial cleaning solutions.
The simplest of the alpha hydroxyl acids, the small organic molecules of glycolic acid contain both acidic and alcoholic properties. Pure glycerin is actually glycerol, an alcohol. Glycerin refers to the impure, commercial version of glycerol.

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7 October, 2016 in Articles

The Future of Skincare – How Inflammaging Causes Skin Ageing

In an industry moving at breakneck speed, the advent of INFLAMMAGING serves as both a wakeup call and an ultimatum to product developers, cosmetic companies and skincare professionals alike. Scientific evidence suggests that many of today’s trademark treatments may actually exacerbate the conditions they are designed to treat in the long term, thanks to a phenomenon known as INFLAMMAGING – a term first coined by Professor Claudio Franceschi (University of Bologna) to describe chronic, persistent inflammation which is one of the main causes of ageing!

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3 August, 2016 in Articles

The Anti-Radical Range

With Clinical Skincare Range we use higher concentrations of active ingredients such as Epidermal Growth Factors, Plant Stem Cells, Vitamins, Phyto-Nutrients, Enzymes, Anti-oxidants, Peptides, Peptones, Essential Oils and Free Radical Spin Traps, to name a few, that help to influence the biological functions of the skin.

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2 February, 2016 in Articles

From Alloy to Ally, the Case for Copper

Various forms of copper have been used for medicinal purposes throughout the history of mankind. As more information becomes available, alternative healthcare and home remedies are turning this common alloy into a skin care ally.

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