Rough Texture

Several factors contribute to an even complexion, including the amount of collagen and elastin present in the skin.

Collagen and elastin are the proteins responsible for skin elasticity, tone, and texture, and are affected by diet, age, hormones, skin products, cosmetic treatments, and overall health. In order to achieve smooth skin and a radiant complexion, it is important to understand how these factors affect one another. The first step you can take to improve your skin texture is to identify the culprits behind less-than-perfect skin.

There are a number of simple steps you can take to achieve smooth skin and a vibrant complexion.

  • Cleanse - Skin that is free of excess oil and debris is going to look and feel better. If you have dry or oily skin, you may want to find a cleanser specifically suited to your skin type. Exfoliate - Simple cleansing is usually not enough to improve skin texture.
  • Exfoliation helps remove excess skin, oil, and dirt from the top layer of the skin, making it less prone to roughness and breakouts. Usually, a gentle facial scrub will do the trick; however, if your skin texture is very rough or uneven, aesthetic in exfoliation office treatments will help smooth your skin and brighten your complexion.
  • Moisturize - Even if you have acne-prone skin or an oily complexion, it is still important to keep your skin hydrated by using a daily moisturizer combined with regular spa or at-home masque treatments. Protect - Sun damage is among the leading contributors to roughened skin texture and uneven tone, not to mention skin cancer. Therefore, it is crucial to protect your skin by wearing a sunscreen or moisturizer with an SPF of 15 or higher every time you are outside.

Home Therapies:

At Skin Renewal we offer traditional therapy such as home prescriptives containing Alpha and Beta Hydroxy acids as well as the NeoStrata brand which is only available at Doctors offices. Neostrata Ultra Daytime Smoothing Cream with SPF 15 and Ultra Smoothing cream are formulated with anti-aging, rejuvenating and resurfacing benefits for daytime moisturizing and broad-spectrum UVA/UVB sun protection against daily casual sun exposure. Neostrata Face Cream plus is an extra strength, emollient exfoliating cream formulated to improve dry or photo-aged skin on the face and neck. This high strength AHA product should only be used after a period of treatment with the Ultra Smoothing Cream. Over time these products will retexturise and improve the appearance of rough skin.

In Office Therapies:

Any treatment or products that increase the collagen content of the dermis will improve the texture of the skin. At Skin Renewal we offer laser combinations of collagen inducing treatments such as 3D Skin Rejuvenation ™, Titan®, Laser Genesis ™ or Pearl laser combined with Beta Salicylic Acid Peels and transdermal mesotherapy to improve collagen content in the dermis and thereby reduce the appearance of rough skin. As each patient's case is different; we will tailor a treatment program specifically for you and your circumstances. A highly professional team led by a medical doctor assesses every patient and an appropriate combination treatment is recommended dependant on expectations, budget, time and medical conditions

Skin Renewal Tip

The Pearl™ laser rejuvenation treatment provides revolutionary rejuvenating benefits to the skin using a Laser Peel treatment method. Depending on different parameters chosen for the laser peel, we are able to resurface skin in as little as one treatment and improve a variety of conditions ranging from pores, age spots, skin texture, deep wrinkles and scars. The Pearl offers predictable, repeatable, immediate results for rough skin with minimal discomfort and only modest downtime of 4 days.

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Review -Birthday Treat - Thank you!
Reviewed on 27 November 2014 by Anonymous

A big thank you to Skin Renewal for my Pearl Loyalty Birthday Facial present. Dourina, you are a jewel of a person, thanks again!

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Review -Baie tevrede met kwaliteit diens en resultate!
Reviewed on 11 November 2014 by Anonymous

Bernice verduidelik fantasties en gee ongelooflike facials! Die behandelings tot dusver is ek baie tevrede mee en my vel lyk beter as in baie jare. Die pigmentasie is besig om weg te gaan en my vel tekstuur is sag en sonder enige "break outs" wat ek selde, indien ooit, nou meer kry. Ek is baie tevrede met die kwaliteit en diens van Bernice, baie dankie Skin Renewal Stellenbosch.

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Review -So pleased with my treatment
Reviewed on 27 September 2014 by Dale Hickey

This was my first Microdermabrasion and Facial. I was very pleased with the treatment and I booked a follow-up appointment.

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Review -This is what service is all about!
Reviewed on 20 September 2014 by Anonymous

I visit Skin Renewal every month and each time I walk out of there blown away by the level of service and care. Anneke is a truly amazing manager and it's an exceptionally nice touch to walk through the door and be greeted by name. Lizanne - the only therapist I will ever consider going to - is a remarkable therapist who goes above and beyond with every treatment. She is not only extremely professional and capable, but has an exceptional touch for the finer details of a treatment. I highly recommend both Skin Renewal, and especially Lizanne, to anyone seeking a great treatment experience.

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