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I am Debbie McGregor, owner and founder of Total Body Concept. I started the skincare clinic and day spa back in 1993. Welcome to my blog about fostering a holistic, more positive outlook on life. I have just started on my new life's mission to become a motivational speaker, and this blog will follow this journey. Enjoy!

This is a place where I would like to share my knowledge on everything from skincare and inner health to holistic living and the importance of meditation, creative visualisation and affirmations. Nothing in life is by chance – and in this blog I’ll tell you why. Come and join me as we learn to Live the Balance.

The products we use to prevent pigmentation when the weather gets colder

21st May 2019
The products we use to prevent pigmentation when the weather gets colder

Contrary to what one might think, the sun is not less harmful in winter. Although it may be hiding behind clouds, your skin is still exposed to the UV rays which emanate from the sky, and are reflected on the ground.

Moreover, individuals who practise mountain sports in winter increase their exposure to UV rays. In fact, the higher the altitude, the greater the exposure to UV rays. So if snowboarding or skiing is your thing, make sure to keep your skin protected and feeling good throughout the season.

In addition to helping you choose an adequate sunscreen, these tips can also protect you from UV rays during your favourite winter activities:

  • Wear a hat. In addition to protecting you from the cold, a hat will also prevent you from getting a sunburn on your scalp and your ears. 
  • Remember to protect your eyes! Because UV rays can be harmful to eye health, wear sunglasses or ski goggles with integrated UV protection. 
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What your first appointment at TBC looks like

21st May 2019
What your first appointment at TBC looks like

If visiting a skin clinic for the first time feels a bit daunting, we’ve laid out what you can expect on your first appointment at Total Body Concept. We want you to feel relaxed from the moment you walk through our doors and this can help you prepare.

Our expert skin specialists will give you a full skin analysis, and talk to you about your current skin care routine and skin concerns. From there they will work together with you to create a skin care journey and routine including homecare and clinic treatments. 

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Benign and unwanted pigmentation got you down? Laser Excel V and IPL can help!

14th May 2019
Benign and unwanted pigmentation got you down? Laser Excel V and IPL can help!

If unwanted pigmentation is knocking your confidence, it’s time to make a change. A new approach to treating vascular and benign pigmented conditions, Laser Excel V and IPL are two treatments that can help to reduce the appearance of pigmentation, and return your skin to a much healthier looking state.

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Mask May: Treat yourself and WIN with Ultraceuticals

13th May 2019
Mask May: Treat yourself and WIN with Ultraceuticals

It’s Mask May! Which means this month is all about spending some quality time on your skin and boosting its natural glow with the help of some revitalising and rejuvenating face masks. Whether your skin is suffering from dryness, lack of radiance/dullness or surface congestion these masks have been developed to support your skin when it needs it the most.

 

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Target unwanted pigmentation with the Ultra Brightening System

12th May 2019
Target unwanted pigmentation with the Ultra Brightening System

For hyperpigmentation, age spots and blotchiness, you can’t go past Ultra’s multi-award winning Brightening System which helps combat the appearance of hyperpigmentation like never before. It’s formulated with a unique complex of proven skin brighteners and exfoliants to give the skin ultimate luminosity and radiance.

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Winter is coming! Time to get your moles checked.

11th May 2019
Winter is coming! Time to get your moles checked.

Here at Total Body Concept, health and beauty go hand in hand - hence why we have such a strong partnership with Molecheck and often refer our clients here pre treatment.

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New Ultra Treatment: Radiance Renew Skin Workout

25th April 2019
New Ultra Treatment: Radiance Renew Skin Workout

Feel like your skin might be needing a bit of a workout? This ultimate 3-in-1 treatment by Ultraceuticals is designed to refine pores, smooth coarse texture and help renew a youthful glow to your skin.

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How to prevent broken capillaries

23rd April 2019
How to prevent broken capillaries

What are broken capillaries?
Dilated or enlarged blood vessels just beneath the surface of the skin are the cause of broken capillaries, which on the surface seem just like little red splotches that don't go away — even when you’re not blushing! Commonly affected areas include your nose, cheeks, and chin.

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Transform your skin with our Ultraceuticals' great-value RVR90 Packs

23rd April 2019
Transform your skin with our Ultraceuticals' great-value RVR90 Packs

Every journey starts somewhere, and if it’s smooth, unblemished and radiant skin you’re seeking then your journey is best started with some help from Ultraceuticals. These tailored 90 day skin journey packs are combined with a program of in-clinic treatments to ensure you have all the support you need along the way. Choose from the packs below and talk to us about what we can do to help!

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Broken capillaries and veins? Get treated with Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) or Laser Excel V

22nd April 2019
Broken capillaries and veins? Get treated with Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) or Laser Excel V

If broken capillaries and veins have you feeling frustrated, rest assured Total Body Concept has the treatments for you. Both IPL and Laser Excel V are proven to reduce redness and pigmented skin spots, meaning you can walk out feeling more confident and more radiant in your own skin.

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