Dr Hilary Allan featured on The Mail Online

Our very own Dr Hilary Allan has been extensively featured on the Daily Mail Online discussing the rather relevant topic of the 'Bacial' - The Bottom Facial.

As summer approaches and the day you have to put on your first bikini of the year looms, focus has been diverted to making sure your bottom is up to scratch. Microdermabrasion and IPL Photorejuvenation are both fantastic methods for achieving the Perfect Bikini Bottom, as Dr Allan discusses below.

Six Weeks To Go

The problem: Stretch Marks.

Bottom line: Crystal Clear Microdermabrasion

Expert Debrief

Microdermabrasion has been effectively used for a couple of decades,’ says Dr Allan. ‘It breaks down the top layer and irritates the lower cells, and the vacuum increases blood flow to the area. Oxygen has well-documented healing properties. By improving the general look of skin, the stretch mark will be less apparent.

Two Weeks To Go

The problem: Stretch Marks.

Bottom line: Crystal Clear Microdermabrasion

Expert Debrief

The combination of light and heat will help kill acne associated bacteria and also reduce redness and inflammation,’ says Dr Allan. ‘Using a vacuum draws blood flow into the area. As IPL targets colour, the redness will absorb the light and give enhanced efficacy.


Find our more about IPL Photorejuvenation and Microdermabrasion at Woodford Medical.

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