Smoking deprives the skin of oxygen and nutrients which help protect and heal the skin. Tobacco smoke is full of chemicals which have a destructive effect on the collagen and elastin in your skin. Collagen is responsible for skin support and elastin gives the skin its elasticity, allowing the skin to return to its original.

Spotlight on Acne

Acne is a common skin condition that usually starts in teenage years, but some people still get acne in their 20’s, 30’s and a small number of people in their 40’s. Pores in the skin (hair follicles in the skin associated with oil producing glands) are the sites where spots form. Areas with a high.

Tixel in the News – Neck Rejuvenation

    The Daily Mail reports on 55-year-old former Vogue Editor-at-Large Fiona Golfar’s astonishing transformation from self-described  ‘crepey, papery, scraggy-neckedness’ to a ‘tightened’ and ‘plumped’ neck and ‘fresher version of me.’ Not everyone can afford the time or money (an eye-watering £13k) that Ms Golfar’s surgery and treatments amounted to in total. And expensive surgery.

Why suffer from excessive underarm sweating?

The BBC reports that teams from York and Oxford Universities have deciphered the first step of how skin bacteria acts on virtually odourless armpit sweat to cause unpleasant body odour. The link to the article is here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-44680255 A new generation of deodorants could soon be developed to tackle this unpleasant problem by targeting this.

Tixel is coming soon!

The Minster Clinic is proud to be the first clinic to bring Tixel to York! Introducing Tixel, a revolutionary treatment using thermo-mechanical ablation for the rejuvenation of ageing skin. Tixel is great for the reduction of static lines and wrinkles, the treatment of acne scars, uneven pigmentation and the improvement of skin quality and texture..