BrightNewMe is a clinic based in Altrincham offering non-surgical cosmetic procedures for both men and women. BrightNewMe provides anti-wrinkle treatment for patients from Hale, Altrincham, Timperley, Sale, Bowdon, Cheshire, Manchester, Knutsford, Alderley Edge and Wilmslow.

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How to have even skin tone – without make-up.

The New Year is often a time for an overhaul of our health and wellbeing. This very much applies to the way we look, which can often have a considerable effect on the way we feel. One of the aesthetic trends set to be prominent in 2020 is the seeking of fresh, even-toned skin. Many of my patients have previously tried to cover up uneven tone with make-up and concealers. Over-the-counter pigmentation correctors are heavily marketed – and expensive – but are of limited benefit, as they can legally only contain a very limited amount of active ingredients. At BrightNewMe […]

Is your skin often red?

Rosacea can affect both the skin’s appearance and texture. It is easily recognisable if the skin is visibly pink or red in colour, however sometimes it can present as transient redness, such as flushing with spicy food or alcohol. Quite often with rosacea, there is also an increased number of visible telangiectasias – these usually appear on the central part of the face, in a symmetrical distribution. There is no specific diagnostic test for the condition, nor is there any ‘cure’ as such. However, its symptoms can be managed with lifestyle modifications, an appropriate skincare regime, prescription-grade topical products and […]

Treatment of Acne Scars

At BrightNewMe we have multiple ways to treat acne scars, and often a combination of treatments might be indicated for best results.  Your options would always be discussed in advance, following a detailed consultation, which would include a detailed assessment of your skin. Some of those options are detailed below. EDS Micro-needling Micro-needling is particularly effective for treating scar tissue. The creation of thousands of microchannels causes the body to increase the production of collagen, and in doing so helps to smooth out the scar tissue for a more even appearance.   Prescription skincare I also use prescription skin care, […]

Successful Ageing

Successful ageing is about our general well-being in older age – mentally, physically and also socially. I believe that looking after ourselves in this way is just as important as looking after our skin. Here are my top 7 tips for successful ageing- 1. Have a positive attitude in life. 2. Exercise regularly. 3. Learn a new skill. 4. Find ways to reduce the stress in your life. 5. Eat healthily. Did yesterday’s meals fit into this food pyramid? 6. Seek & give social support. 7. Keep up to date with the modern world – adapt, be current and relevant […]

Facial Redness

Do you suffer with facial redness, especially across the cheeks and nose? If so you may have Rosacea (pronounced “row-zay-sha”). This often starts with a tendency to flush and frequently occurs in fair skinned people aged 40-60. Whilst it’s more common in women, when it occurs in a male patient it tends to be more severe. In addition to generalised redness, those with rosacea often experience a burning or stinging sensation, and the skin in the area can be particularly sensitive, especially to sunlight. Patients may describe trigger factors such as spicy food, alcohol, stress, exercise, wind, a change in […]
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