Glow Guide: Part One – The Foundations…

Every day starts the same – you rush to beat traffic, make that appointment, keep the lunch date you’ve had planned for ages with the friends you rarely see… On your way you catch a glimpse of someone you recognise and you think, who is that tired looking woman with the dull complexion?

And then you realise – it’s you…

Skin Confidence

Here at Realskin Clinic we understand that there are many different factors that contribute to a glowing complexion. Diet, lifestyle, environment and regular facials all play a part. And then of course, there’s the skincare side of things, such as Realskin Clinic’s favourites Ultraceuticals, and the various treatments available at Realskin Clinic.


So how do you get that glow?

At Realskin Clinic we believe in keeping things simple but effective, with a holistic approach to skincare. Firstly, let’s consider diet, it’s important to remember that a well-balanced, varied diet is essential to your skins health. Aim to eat as many fresh foods as possible, while avoiding excessive sugar, additives and preservatives.

Also, there is no doubt that lifestyle contributes to the look of our skin and overall skin health. As we all know, the effects of too little sleep, too much sun, alcohol, and caffeine show up in our complexion relatively quickly; as we get older the effects are more readily visible.

Sleep is the time for skin cell regeneration. Not getting adequate sleep limits the amount of cellular repair that takes place and can subsequently lead to dullness, breakouts and premature ageing.

Alcohol and caffeine both dehydrate the skin. Dehydration is one of the biggest outward causes of skin ageing, in particular the superficial lines and wrinkles that appear on the surface of the skin.

As well as drinking plenty of water to combat dehydration and the negative effects it has on skin health; it’s also vital to limit the amount of free radical damage our skin is exposed to. The sun is a major cause of such damage and the best way to counteract this is through applying a daily SPF (whether it’s sunny or not!), such as Ultraceuticals SunActive  range.


Our Approach…

Our highly trained skin health therapists at Realskin Clinic are able to assess your skin type and its specific needs to establish what Ultraceuticals products and Realskin Clinic treatments you could use to help get your glow back, and keep it.

Our Realskin Clinic skin health therapists strongly believe that each individual has their own unique skin and what works for one person may not work for another – skin is not an exact science. At Realskin Clinic we tailor our skincare recommendations to the individual using the benefit of our skin health team’s skincare expertise and dermatological experience.


Here are a few of our beauty shares-

Firstly, exfoliation in some form or another is essential for removing the dead skin cells that sit on the surface of the skin. Unless these are removed, most products applied on top will have little effect.

Try Realskin Clinics Brightening Facial for a deep cleanse to make skin noticeably brighter and more radiant. Or Diamond Microdermabrasion, for a deep exfoliation of the face, neck and décolletage finished with a customised mask application to promote a healthy glow.

Vitamin A has a proven skin brightening effect – working by normalising skin functions so it corrects all skin conditions, such as pigmentation, ageing and blemishes. For this we recommend, the Azyme Peel – Vitamin A combined with an antioxidant enzyme which delivers powerful skin health results by stimulating collagen production and improving moisture levels in the skin.


Ultimately, at Realskin Clinic, we find that healthy skin usually leads to glowing skin. Once the skin is functioning well, glowing skin is definitely within your reach!

Book your consultation and take those first steps to glowing skin.