*Disclaimer: This is not a paid review. The treatment and/or product was provided by the brand, though the review therein is based on the author’s experience and opinion. Reviews published are intended to be for information purposes only, nor should they be regarded as a replacement for sound medical advice. Always speak to your doctor or skincare therapist if you have any concerns*
The Anti-Aging Art Centre in Houghton, Johannesburg, is a dream venue for aesthetic treatments – with magnificent grounds outside and beautiful rooms within, one feels tremendously special in the beautiful setting.
The centre offers a full range of medical anti-ageing procedures and treatments, including injectables, laser hair removal, microneedling and skin resurfacing. I was invited to experience the DrK Postbiotic Resurfacing peel which combines a natural source of Alpha-Hydroxy Acids and postbiotics (these are bioactive compounds made when the friendly bacteria in your gut, probiotic bacteria, digest and break down fibres). Skin rejuvenation relies on reducing inflammation and stress in the skin.
But first, here’s some information about this local brand, DrK Dermal Health Care.
The founder is Dr Juanita Killian, an international leading specialist in skin care, with years of research in the field of transdermal skin delivery. This has resulted in the scientifically advanced DrK Dermal health care range. The health of the skin is the main aim and the products are suitable for every age and type of skin, including sensitive, reactive skin.
The DrK Enzymatic Peel successfully treats sensitive skin, hyperpigmentation, acne, dullness and chronic redness. There are no harsh synthetic acids, so there is no downtime at all. I experienced a warm, tingling sensation on my skin which lasted a few minutes. My skin looked radiant when I left and the treatment lasted no longer than 30 minutes.
Coupled with treating your skin from the outside, bear in mind that great skin is also reliant on a healthy gut. I have taken the Renovobiotic Probiotic (in the form of powder in a convenient sachet, taken on an empty stomach in the morning) for a month now, with positive results. The probiotic has anti-oxidant properties, it supports the immune system and has anti-inflammatory properties as well. It also contains selenium and zinc which are beneficial to the skin.
If you are serious about your skin health, this range covers the largest organ in your body in a holistic way, tackling all skin issues and restoring health and vitality to the skin.
Scientific and sensible, definitely a brand I would recommend.
For more information, visit www.drkcellreverse.com
Paola Chellew is a freelance journalist and regularly writes for a number of publications. A former professional contemporary dancer, she has always loved the arts in all their forms. She has been a freelance writer for many years and has been published in various magazines including Live Out Loud, Private Life and Do It now magazines. Her passion for beauty and skincare started in her teens, when she would read every beauty editor’s picks and reviews. Serious about skincare, she has researched medical-grade products for over ten years, as well as aesthetic treatments to restore and repair skin to look its best. Having turned 60 last year, she has dedicated her blog to the “over 50s and beyond Club”, shining a spotlight on a generation that is seemingly side-lined by the beauty industry. “There is no age limit for when you stop being beautiful – a gorgeous lipstick, a sexy fragrance, radiant skin- these are not synonymous with youth- they are just things that add an extra sparkle to my day”.