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We have been involved with the brand for over two years. We saw the redevelopment of Westfield Newmarket as a great opportunity to set up a Cosmetic Clinic in one of the most high profile retail environments in New Zealand.
The Cosmetic Clinic is all about helping clients look and feel good about themselves by providing treatments which are affordable, good value, accessible and effective. We use the latest medical grade equipment and all our technicians are experienced, qualified and extensively trained. Our cosmetic injectors are either doctors or registered nurses with specialised training in injectables.
We provide laser hair removal, skin treatments (for example microdermabrasion, LED light therapy, Micro-needling, peels) and cosmetic injectables including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal filler, lip filler, excessive sweating and skin hydrators.
People visit The Cosmetic Clinic for a wide range of reasons, the most common include unwanted hair, acne, facial veins, pigmentation and ageing.
In the morning, I use a gentle cleanser, followed by an anti-aging serum, moisturiser and SPF. In the evening, I use gentle cleanser or a skin resurfacing cleanser, followed by a revitalising serum, eye cream and moisturiser.
As the seasons change, so should your skin care routine. With the cold we are experiencing at the moment, we tend to use a lot of artificial heating which can lead to dehydrated skin. As a result, we need to add more nourishing skin care products into our routine. Combine this with regular microdermabrasions as the microdermabrasion helps increase the cellular turnover of the skin which can become sluggish in winter.
In our view, the ‘trending’ has helped normalise our sector of the beauty industry. It used to be that clients within the higher income earning bracket aged from late 30’s onwards would be the ones who could afford to have their lips done or undergo advanced skin treatments such as laser rejuvenation. Often such treatments were performed in a well-hidden clinic away from peering eyes. Nowadays the treatments are more accessible and affordable and we see a broader age range of clients coming in to invest in their skin.
The combination of affordability, accessibility and increased awareness through platforms such as social media have definitely reduced the stigma. More and more people, if they haven’t had a treatment themselves, know someone who has had a cosmetic procedure such as laser hair removal or an anti-wrinkle treatment. Laser hair removal and anti-ageing treatments are becoming more and more normal for the everyday New Zealander.
We love the allure of Newmarket being the shopping capital of Auckland, the place that everybody knows to be the destination of shopping which will be enhanced by the new mall opening. In addition being a transport hub makes getting here easy and it has it’s own vibe that makes you feel like you are in a special place.
We often stop into Safran for lunch, we love the atmosphere and friendly staff.
1. Balense Microdermal Gentle Cleanser
2. Balense Moisturiser
3. Balense Microdermal Cleansing Scrub
4. Balense UV Defiance SPF 50+
5. Balense Ageless Eye Cream
Yes we do, it is so important to look after your skin from a young age. Damage to the skin while you are young, even though it may not be visible at the time, will likely appear as you age. The better you look after your skin from a young age, the better your skin will look in the future.
Our high performance 10-step microdermabrasion is a great starting treatment. This treatment helps to stimulate your skin’s collagen production and natural rejuvenation process by gently removing dead surface cells. It helps to refresh dull skin. This treatment is an effective introductory treatment for all skin types.
Social media enables us to reach a wider range of people compared to traditional marketing. It is easier and faster to get your message to the consumer. As a result, a lot of our communication is through non-traditional marketing platforms. Having been founded by a Cosmetic Physician, we have always had robust treatment protocols and procedures. In today’s viral world of social media where it is incredibly easy for people to post negative comments, ensuring that our team continue to adhere to our protocols is critical.