HOW LED LIGHT THERAPY SCORES YOUR SKIN GOALS!

LED light therapy uses various wavelengths that correspond to different visible colors. Each color penetrates the skin at different depths to correct different skin flaws. What it treats; · Eczema · Hair loss · Acne · Psoriasis · Skin Cancer · Rosacea · Sun damage · Wounds · Wrinkles The different LED Light Therapy Colors […]

TRADITIONAL FACIAL VERSUS HYDRAFACIAL: ARE HYDRAFACIALS REALLY WORTH THE HYPE?

HydraFacials and Traditional Facials may have quite a bit in common but they’re essentially different! To curb unnecessary lengthiness, we are going to drive straight into some frequently asked questions to distinguish between the two procedures. What does the Traditional Facial entail? What is the HydraFacial process? In summary; Step 1: Your skin is exfoliated and […]

LASER TATTOO REMOVAL FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Laser Tattoo Removal? Laser Tattoo Removal is a safe, effective & non-invasive method for getting rid of unwanted tattoos using lasers. It only targets the ink of your unwanted tattoo and leaves the surrounding skin unaffected. It utilizes laser beams which use concentrated bursts of energy to heat up the ink beneath the […]

DEBUNKING 6 COMMON WEIGHT LOSS MYTHS!

Being in shape is a big deal, more than ever. Therefore, the internet is awash with weight loss tips. Many of these are heavily flawed and have led some people to the wrong path. Here are six of the commonest weight loss myths. Thinner is healthier! Obesity may increase your risk of several chronic illnesses, […]

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW OUR LEAD SPECIALIST, DR. CHIRAAG KOTECHA?

Here are some quick ten facts about him! Fact Two He is a licensed Vampire Treatment Specialist with experience in performing Vampire Facelifts, P Shots, O Shots and more. Fact Three  All his procedures & products are USFDA (U.S Food & Drug Administration) approved & based on American protocols. Fact Four  Dr. Chiraag Kotecha is […]

THE WONDERS A REGULAR MASSAGE DOES TO YOUR SKIN!

It’s the weekend and if you are wondering what could help you relax, a massage won’t only do just that but will also benefit your skin big time. Exfoliation Regular massages help to reduce the accumulation of dead skin cells on the skin’s surface. It improves your skin’s health and appearance, tightening pores, improving skin […]

SIGNS THAT YOU HAVE HEALTHY SKIN

You have been doing the right things: exfoliating regularly, hydrating, wearing your sunscreen, sleeping enough etc. but all you see is content on how to care for your skin and hardly anything on how to know whether you have a great skin. Today, we are beaming with positivity by sharing with you some signs that you have […]

HOW TO TREAT YOUR HANGOVER

Uganda is known as the “Russia of Africa”. This term is interestingly derived from the love of alcohol by Ugandans, both male & female. Meanwhile the Great love for alcohol breeds nasty hangovers. Here are some few ways to treat your hangovers; 1. Drink fluids Alcohol promotes urination because it inhibits the release of vasopressin, […]

HOW LED LIGHT THERAPY SCORES YOUR SKIN GOALS!

LED light therapy uses various wavelengths that correspond to different visible colors. Each color penetrates the skin at different depths to correct different skin flaws. What it treats; · Eczema · Hair loss · Acne · Psoriasis · Skin Cancer · Rosacea · Sun damage · Wounds · Wrinkles The different LED Light Therapy Colors […]

ANTI-AGEING: BOTOX ® & DERMAL FILLERS®             FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is Botox® different from Dermal Fillers?  Yes. Botox® (Botulinum Toxin in full) is a muscle relaxer made from bacteria while Dermal Fillers are injectable implants that help to smooth skin and wrinkles. Is the anti-ageing effect of Botox® & Dermal Fillers permanent? No. While a minimal number of treatments is needed to see results, the […]

STRESS COULD BE GETTING IN THE WAY OF YOUR HAIR GOALS!

Wondering how? Stress indeed does induce hair loss through Telogen Effluvium. It is a condition where the hair remains in the Telogen (natural shedding) phase of the growth cycle. This causes more hair to fall out, sometimes in handfuls. Self-care Remedies to fight stress-induced Hair Loss De-stress Now that we have established that stress can […]

      HOW TO BE NATURAL HAIR GOALS

Having a healthy, smooth and glowy skin is great as it has a huge bearing on your overall appearance. Being in shape is amazing as it is not just good for your outer look but for your inside look (health) too. But while we often talk about skin & weight, we don’t talk enough about […]

LOOKING TO GAIN HEALTHY WEIGHT?

The concentration on losing weight is so heavy that the focus on healthy weight gain is quite rare. However, if need be to put on some healthy pounds, here’s a few ways to; Eat more frequently When you are underweight, you may feel full faster. Eat five to six smaller meals during the day rather […]

CARDIO VERSUS WEIGHT-TRAINING FOR WEIGHT LOSS. THE ANSWER IS FINALLY HERE!

This is an age-old debate that even the seasoned professionals have trouble answering. What’s better for weight loss? Cardio (Cardiovascular Training in full) or Weight Training? What is Cardiovascular Training? It entails exercises that involve your whole body at moderate to high intensity for an extended time. Cardiovascular workouts elevate your heart rate. The greater […]

IV DRIP THERAPY: FIND YOUR SPARK!

It’s not a drill. IV Drip Therapy allows you to take a shortcut to looking, feeling & performing better. We have a variety of vitamin & mineral formulas available for different needs. You get to feel better quickly because with IV Drip Therapy, the nutrients that your body needs are absorbed directly into your bloodstream. […]

YOUR SKIN & BODY FLAW SOLUTION IS JUST A VISIT AWAY!

Regretting your body ink? May be you were hopelessly in love or it was sheer youthful negative energy. Either way, we help you correct the blunder with Laser Tattoo Removal. Bad Skin Did you use wrong products that damaged your skin? Or you neglected your skin and now you want to improve it? The earlier you […]

BODY FILLERS: AIM FOR PERFECTION!

Fullness enhances symmetry. However, due to some reasons, we tend to have depressions and scars on our bodies that bring about insecurities. We are happy to announce that we now have solution to these body flaws in the form of Body Fillers. Use of body fillers entails a natural substance (Hyaluronic Acid) being administered to […]

GIVE YOUR SKIN & HAIR SOME QUALITY TIME 

You already know that you need to take a break from your hectic schedule from time to time but did you know that your skin & hair need breaks too? Applying products every single day can be overwhelming to your skin & hair. They too need to rest and that’s what we refer to as “Skin […]

HERE’S WHY YOUR WEIGHT LOSS REGIMEN ISN’T PAYING OFF!

You have tried it all but it doesn’t seem to be working. Or if there’s change, it’s either unsatisfactory or short-lived and yet you seem to be ticking the right boxes: regulating your diet, avoiding junk food & sweet beverages etc. Here are some of the reasons why your weight loss efforts are not paying […]

ARE YOU UNKNOWINGLY WRECKING YOUR SKIN?

Your skin requires the right kind of attention to blossom and we are not talking about the obvious like applying sunscreen or not constantly picking at your face or getting enough sleep. You may think you are doing it all right but you may be wrecking it all instead if you are doing the following; […]

COOLIFTING: HOLLYWOOD’S ANTI-AGEING SECRET!

Ever wondered why your favorite stars never age? We are here to let the cat out of the bag – it is CooLifiting! This is a facial rejuvenation and wrinkle-fighting treatment that delivers results in less than three minutes. It treats expression wrinkles and gravitational wrinkles: eyes, forehead, frown, cheeks and lips. No needles in […]

UGANDA’S DERMATOLOGY GIANT CHANGES NAME IN REBRAND

Uganda’s pioneer premium dermatology clinic has officially rebranded to Refine. Formerly known as Avané Cosmetic Clinique & Medispa, the clinic now goes by the name Refine Skin & Body Clinic. The clinic, located at Forest Mall is a household name in Cosmetic & Medical Dermatology offering various skin care treatments, weight loss treatments, anti-ageing treatments […]

FEED YOUR HEALTH!

Just like the saying goes in Animal Farm goes: “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others”, the same applies for food. While all food is important, some foods are more essential for your immunity & general well-being. Today, we delve into the foods that you should never ignore and how […]

THE ABC’S OF PSORIASIS

Psoriasis is a chronic disease that is characterized by inflammation in the body causing red, itchy scaly patches, most commonly on the lower back, elbows, knees, legs, soles of the feet, scalp, face and palms. This occurs because the overactive immune system speeds up skin cell growth thus causing scaling on the skin’s surface. Psoriasis […]

SHOOT FOR THE STARS WITH THE O SHOT®

It is no bluff. It is no exaggeration. The O Shot® is working its “Big O” magic on its lucky recipients in different corners of the world. As a result, its popularity is ever-growing. Brief: The O-Shot® which is Orgasm Shot® in full is a nonsurgical procedure that uses a woman’s own Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) […]

HERE’S HOW IV DRIP THERAPY BOOSTS YOUR OVERALL WELLNESS

IV Drip Therapy is a procedure that involves administering nutrients into your body through your veins. With IV Drip Therapy, your body receives the nutrients directly into the bloodstream. This bypasses the digestive system, which would otherwise lower the amount of nutrients your body can absorb. The nutrients are then instantly available, so your body […]

CHOOSE LASER OVER WAXING FOR HAIR REMOVAL!

What is Waxing? It is quite a simple process where an applicator is used to apply the wax to the skin in the direction of the hair growth, then a strip of fabric is applied on top and smoothed down in the same direction as the hair growth. The final step involves pulling the muslin […]

REFINE BODY SCULPTING: GAIN MUSCLE, BURN FAT!

Regular exercise and a strict, healthy diet can do wonders for your body. But sometimes, it doesn’t come without frustration. The grit you apply, the pain you endure & the sacrifices you make may not always give you the exact results you desire. And this is where Body Sculpting comes in. What Is Body Sculpting? […]

MEET LED LIGHT THERAPY, YOUR SAVIOUR FROM FACIAL SKIN FLAWS!

This is a skincare treatment that uses varying wavelengths of light, including red and blue. Red is primarily used for anti-aging while blue is used for acne treatment. The Procedure There are different frequencies, or wavelengths, used with LED light treatment. These include red and blue light frequencies, which don’t contain ultraviolet rays and are […]

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR DRY SKIN

Some dry skin is hereditary. Some comes with aging, as natural skin oils diminish. Some can accompany medical conditions such as asthma or thyroid disease. But daily skin care habits such as washing with harsh soaps, using sanitizing or harsh cleansing agents, and scrubbing can also cause or worsen dry skin. Since most dry skin […]

SKIN CARE MYTH DEBUNKER

Skin care myths are all over the place but good enough, you have us to set the record straight for you.  Myth – Not washing your face causes acne!  Fact – Acne involves oil production, bacteria, clogged pores, inflammation with hormones, diet, stress etc. playing significant roles. Not washing your face doesn’t help your situation but it […]

TACKLING THE LOOSE SKIN NIGHTMARE!

Understanding loose skin Loose or sagging skin occurs when internal or external factors affect the key molecules that help keep the skin elastic, firm & hydrated. Firm skin stretches and snaps back into place easily but when the skin loses this ability, it starts to sag. Most common saggy skin areas include: Stomach, Face, Neck, Buttocks, […]

SCULPTRA BUTTLIFT: GET THE BUTT OF YOUR DREAMS WITHOUT SURGERY

Unhappy with your butt and yet you are traumatized by the thought of implants & surgery? If yes, then, you may want to consider a Sculptra Butt Lift to attain the butt of your dreams. What is a Sculptra Non-Surgical Butt Lift? As the name suggests, a non-surgical butt lift is done without surgery. The […]

TURN OVER A NEW “SKIN” WITH A VAMPIRE FACIAL®

Name a skin flaw and there’s a treatment for it. But what if you have numerous skin flaws, are you supposed to have numerous procedures? While YES is a correct answer, NO is a correct answer too. This is because there’s aprocedure that can treat most of your skin flaws. Heard of the Vampire Facial? What’s a Vampire Facial®? […]

PUT YOURSELF FIRST. AVOID QUICK OVER-THE-COUNTER SOLUTIONS!

Many people seek over-the-counter products for skin and body solutions. Some use them to try and fix skin issues, others even opt for them to attain the bodies of their dreams. While not all over-the-counter solutions are failure-bound, you are better off visiting a trusted specialist for more assured results. Here’s why? Accuracy Say you […]

LIGHT UP YOUR ROMANCE!

It goes without saying that intimacy is a big part of relationships. Unfortunately, it isn’t something many people are comfortable talking about. Many couples remain tight-lipped about this. They choose silence over openness and yet solutions to “bedroom problems” exist. Below are the commonest issues that affect “performance” in women; · Continuous failure or hardship […]

LADIES, RECLAIM YOUR GROOVE WITH HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY

Ageing is unavoidable but it can strain your life. From constantly getting cranky, losing your vibe to waning body function, it can be a nightmare. But the good news is that you get your groove back with Hormone Replacement Therapy. What is Hormone Replacement Therapy anyways? Often associated with Menopause Relief/Treatment, Hormone Replacement Therapy also […]

SKIN CANCER IN BLACK PEOPLE!

Can Black People get Skin Cancer? Yes, Black people can develop skin cancer. This is because they can be exposed to the same environmental risk factors, such as ultraviolet (UV) rays, as people of other races or ethnicities. However, skin cancer is less common in Black people. Why is skin cancer less common in Black […]

BABY FOOT®: TIME UP FOR FLAWED FEET!

Are your feet ashy, scaly, cracked, dull or unnecessarily hard? It is time give them a smoother, softer feel & brighter upgrade with Baby Foot®. What is Baby Foot®? Baby Foot® is the original Foot Peel designed to remove the unsightly, dead skin cells on your feet that build up over time. Dead skin cells accumulate […]

STAY LOOKING FLAWLESS!

While you let loose, we want you to stay looking flawless. Keep your skin in tip-top condition by avoiding the following mistakes; Going overboard with the booze! When you wake up the next day your body is dehydrated from processing all the booze. Dehydration affects your skin just as much as it affects your headache. […]

TURNING YOUR BODY GOALS INTO REALITY

Let us help you achieve your body goals. Looking to get in shape? Medical Weight Loss Therapy A medically-supervised weight loss program where our Lead Specialist gives dietary support & physical exercise recommendations to stimulate weight loss. Cryolipolysis A procedure that involves the non-invasive cooling of body fat to break down fat cells, resulting in […]

VAMPIRE FACELIFT®: REDISCOVER & PRESERVE YOUR YOUTH & RADIANCE

The Vampire Facelift® is a monumental treatment for regeneration of tissues that have lost their elasticity and lifting of areas that are reacting to the effects of gravity for a more youthful and contoured look. It also greatly improves your skin radiance & clearness. Your blood contains platelets that contain growth factors that activate and stimulate […]

LOST WEIGHT BUT STRUGGLING TO LOSE THE LAST LAYERS OF FAT?

First of all, you are not alone and this is more common than you think. Losing weight through diet and exercising is very advisable but can be frustrating when it comes to the last mile (a few pounds to goal weight). You may see results at the start of the journey but the last layers […]

IS GLUTATHIONE THE MAGIC BULLET?

We are always on the hunt for natural ways to combat illnesses. This need has been intensified by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Dietary supplements high in vitamins & other nutrients boost the body’s immune system. Intravenous Vitamin therapy in particular has shown to reduce the disease burden and mortality associated with COVID-19. Did you know that […]

TAME STURBBON FAT WITH LIPOSUCTION

Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure that removes fat that you can’t seem to get rid of through diet and exercise. Other names for liposuction include Lipoplasty, Liposculpture Suction, Lipectomy, or Lipo. When you gain weight, fat cells increase in size and volume. Liposuction reduces the number of fat cells in a specific area. The amount […]

What’s with the Vampire Craze?

Welcome to the age of self-care. This phenomenon has become deeply ingrained in our lives. It has even taken on a gender neutral face. Gone are the days when males had a license to look scruffy, unkempt & unstylish. Even the number of male beauty icons is on the surge. I mean renowned American Record […]

NO NEED FOR SURGERY! JUST A MAGIC SHOT TO TREAT YOUR JOINT INJURY!

Would you believe it if someone told you that your joint injury can get healed with just a magic shot? Well, we are telling you that. It is the healing magic of Perfect PRP. Gone are the days when most joint injuries needed surgery for treatment. What is Perfect PRP? Also called Joint & Tissue […]

COMMON DARK SKIN CONDITIONS

Everybody’s skin is unique but it goes without saying that darker skin conditions tend to be more common. This stems from factors ranging from skin sensitivity, non-use of skin care products specially made for darker skin types to the use of generic hygiene products aren’t ideal for the dark skin. Below are some of the […]

HOW WELL DO YOU TAKE CARE OF YOUR SKIN?

More often than not, we invite or directly facilitate our skin problems. To put it simply, if you treated your skin the way you should, it would look radiant and healthy. It would also age gracefully. In this article, we break down the simple ways you can take care of your skin to great effect […]

ARE YOU EATING FOR YOUR IMMUNITY?

Health is a hot topic now more than ever. While the interest in health and affinity to healthy living was already on the surge, the COVID-19 pandemic has now sparked an obsession with health as everyone tries to preserve their health in the face of the deadly virus. Without a doubt, getting the COVID-19 jab […]