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  • Notox – the no needle option to anti-ageing

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Need a skin refresh without cosmetic injectables? Here are some alternative dermal treatments offered by CRC Geelong leaving your skin feeling refreshed and you looking rejuvenated. Fine lines and wrinkles are creeping in and you have a fear of needles? Try these natural, anti-ageing options to rejuvenate tired skin and help minimise wrinkles from ageing […]

  • Anti-wrinkle injections changed my thoughts about skin care

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    After undergoing my first treatment of anti-wrinkle injections for my ‘elevens’ or frown lines it changed me in a way I didn’t think possible. No one has noticed, or at least haven’t made comments about my look. I still have movement in my forehead which is great, but I can’t frown which is why I […]

  • Eat your way to great skin

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    You are what you eat has never been more true when it comes to having radiant skin. Our CRC team share some of their tips to help you nourish your skin inside and out. Niamh An apple a day keeps the doctor away and it’s no wonder when fruit (and vegetables) are packed with powerful […]

  • Journey Through the Age of Anti-Age

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    “I don’t know what it is, but your face looks different.” It’s a statement I fear most, and one I replay in my mind, when I think what my friends might say after they see me following a bout of cosmetic injections on what I consider to be GMLs – or ‘grumpy mum lines’, commonly […]

  • Why did the 45 yr old woman cross the road? To get to the cosmetic therapy clinic, of course.

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    For a while now, perhaps since reaching my 40’s (am now in my mid-40’s) I have been conscious of my journey through aging and I have reached a point where I am compelled to seek professional advice. I strongly feel that as my skin loses its elasticity, changes pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles take hold […]

  • Managing Teenage Acne: How a dermal clinician can give you answers to clear, healthy skin.

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Acne in teenagers is a common concern. On a weekly basis, we are visited by parents and their child seeking professional treatment or help managing teenage acne. Generally, the client has tried all and sundry – from over-the-counter lotions and cleansers to prescribed medication and diet eliminations – only to be exhausted and at their […]

  • Clinical Skin Treatments VS Roaccutane for Acne Management

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Nearly all of us at some point in time have experienced acne. For most people, it develops in our early teenage years, as we progress through puberty and our hormone levels begin to change. However, this is not the case for everyone. In some cases, some people can experience acne in their late adult life. […]

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  • Embrace your Age: a guide to great skin at every age

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Twenties First fine lines and expression lines begin to form such as crow’s feet and frown lines. Pigmentation can also be evident either from hormonal imbalances or sun damage. Skin congestion and acne are common. Women deal with unpredictable complexions like acne one minute, dry skin the next. Twenty-something skin tends to be hard to […]

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  • How to look good for your age [VIDEO]

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    How to look good for your age is a video interview, produced by Trish Hammond for Plastic Surgery Hub. In the video, Dr. Niamh Corduff explains her ’embrace your age’ philosophy and reveals the secrets to how you can look good for your age. Transcript Hi, Trish. I’m Niamh Corduff. I’m a plastic surgeon based […]

  • My unique approach to lip enhancement

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Lip enhancement for younger patients Lip enhancement is a popular treatment for young patients as it can produce a full & soft lift. Often young patient’s lips look small, because there is not much volume, but also because the strong  muscle in the lips pulls them inwards. To enhance the lip we use a dermal […]

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  • How to get flawless skin just in time for Summer

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Summer is just around the corner so now is the time to get smooth, flawless skin. Here at the Cosmetic Refinement Clinic we have it all sorted for you. Shedding dull, dry and lifeless skin to reveal soft, supple, rejuvenated and glowing skin is what you need to put your best face forward. The secret […]

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  • The All New 2 Hour Spray Tan

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    We all know that 8 hour spray tans can be such an ordeal. From not being able to shower until the next day to having to wear loose clothing to make sure you don’t rub any of it off, it can be a real hassle. If only there was a quicker way to get the amazing look […]

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  • Protect your skin & look fabulous with mineral makeup

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Today’s skin care range of cosmeceuticals (a blend of science and cosmetics) offer you a more sophisticated level of skin care, thanks to skin saving products such as anti-aging mineral makeup to nurture and protect your skin with daily use. Here at the Cosmetic Refinement Clinic, we have a large range of superior mineral makeup that […]

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  • The scourge of Acne

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Acne… the scourge that many of us had to go through in transition to adulthood. Sometimes is stays with us and even occasionally appears later in life for the first time. Unfortunately, especially in teen years, it can be devastating, when self-confidence is often already at a low, to have to face the world with […]

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  • Spring Clean Your Beauty Collection with These 5 Products

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    With the cooler temperatures upon us, your skin care routine is likely to be a little different from when you were using the same products from last season. In winter, the change in temperature, harsh winds and indoor heating can all impact on our skin. As your skin changes with the seasons, so should your […]

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  • How to treat Rosacea

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    I have been attending many conferences lately and as well as being involved with the injectables I have taken the opportunity to listen to dermatology updates on what is new.  One of the areas of interest to me has been rosacea.  It is very common among my patients. Did you know that often the first […]

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  • How To Look Fabulous & Look Your Age

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Karen Matthews, a local journalist, wrote an article on an antiwrinkle treatment in the Geelong Advertiser recently. It was in Karen’s tongue-in-cheek style which I love but she did make some very valid points which I totally agree with. http://goo.gl/0zlHLb There are some real shockers walking around Geelong that would look so much better if they […]

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  • Here’s how to get a skin refresh without the B Word

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    You’re not certainly alone if you’re worried about fine lines, crow’s feet or small scars… but are not ready for injectables (or the B Word as we like to call it) just yet. It’s a big leap for some people and we want you to feel comfortable about the steps you take freshening and maintaining […]

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  • Avoiding The Trout Pout

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Why does the dreaded trout pout happen? A youthful lip has a sharp edge, called the white roll and also full bodied projection.  As we age the fat in the lip disappears and it tends to thin out and roll inwards as a result of the bony loss that occurs .  Ultimately the mouth can […]

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  • We’re making some changes…

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    During your last few visits to CRC, you’ve perhaps noticed us prying for information, asking some difficult questions and having open conversations about our service. We’ve asked you (and have been listening) because we wanted to understand what you thought about the service we offer and how we could make it even more personalised and more […]

  • The Secret to Beautiful Skin

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Do not believe your beautiful skin days are behind you We all thought our firm taught appearance would last forever…wrong.  We underestimated the lifestyle choices we made in our 20′s and how they would impact on our skin as we aged. Every year we notice a few more brown spots and more wrinkles due to […]

  • Injectable anti wrinkle treatments

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Turning Back the Clock Life’s hectic. Its not easy being a wife, a mother, a work colleague.  And just to throw another curve ball into the mix there’s a school reunion and those lines around your eyes and on your forehead seem to be permanently there Over time our lifestyle along with repeated muscle movement […]

  • Using Laser Hair Reduction to Save Time

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Who has time to Wax, Shave and Scrape? Let’s face it.  Everyone is time poor and there are only so many days in a week you can wear pants to work before your co workers wonder if there is something dramatically wrong with your legs! Temporary methods of hair removal such as shaving, waxing and […]

  • Can cosmetic tattoos save time in the morning?

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Is your makeup routine taking up precious time every morning? Have you every wondered – can cosmetic tattoos save time? Wouldn’t it be wonderful to spring out of bed and have perfect eyebrows  and eyeliner?  Now you can! Our cosmetic tattooist has spent 20 years helping women create their perfect look Beautifully feathered shaped eyebrows […]

  • 5 benefits of laser hair removal

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Winter’s here and it’s time to seriously consider how much more time you’re going to waste on shaving, waxing, and tweezing unwanted hair. Time to get cracking on your plan to be hair free by next summer. Top 5 benefits of laser hair removal It is a quick precise method of removing unwanted hair. Each […]

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  • Didn’t feel the love on Valentine’s day?

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

     Not to worry Book in today -rejuvenate and feel great in less than half an hour Q-switch laser is a precise wavelength of light energy that goes deeper than any lotion, stimulating collagen production As new collagen is generated, lines and wrinkles are reduced. This revolutionary laser therapy helps create a refresher appearance, smoother even […]

  • It’s all about the eyes!

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff
  • Teenage acne

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Acne can make even the most confident teenager feel embarrassed about themselves. Whiteheads are worrying, Blackheads are bothersome and Papules and Pustules are positively repulsive!! 5 thing you need to know about teenage acne You’re not alone. 85% of teenagers will have acne at some point in their adolescent life. Try not to stress. Some […]

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  • Does Microdermabrasion Hurt?

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    A common question we get in at the clinic is – Does microdermabrasion hurt? You would be forgiven for thinking that having your skin scraped off with a diamond-tipped wand may be painful. But rest assured, professionally operated and high-quality Microdermabrasion treatments are one of the gentlest, fastest and non-invasive anti-aging treatments available. Your skin may […]

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  • Is your skincare about to expire?

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    How long has that bottle of moisturiser / sunscreen been sitting on your bathroom shelf? Don’t throw it out.  Use it on your legs, and go and buy yourself a new, more age appropriate one. There is a lot of talk about age appropriate dressing, but the same can be said for age appropriate skincare. […]

  • Is your makeup routine taking up precious time every morning?

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Spring Out of Bed with Perfect Eyeliner Wouldn’t it be wonderful to spring out of bed and have perfect eyebrows  and eyeliner.  Now you can! Our cosmetic tattooist has spent 20 years helping women create their perfect look Beautifully feathered shaped eyebrows eyeliner that is so fine and even you barely now it’s there. Never […]

  • Give your skin a Boost with Berries

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Gone are the days when one had to hide away after having a peel for fear of frightening the children. Peels are the “go to” pick me up for all skin types without any down time. Cosmedix’s Antioxidant Peel with Blueberry extract is the ideal treatment to help invigorate your skin.  By combining a gentle […]

  • The kids are back at school! Now it’s time for you!

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    The kids are back at school! Now it’s time for you! 60min Microdermabrasion, Skin Analysis & Growth Factor Eye Treatment for only $110.00 (save $95.00) Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. Call the clinic on 5221 9920 to make an appointment. *Terms and Conditions Apply.

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  • The 3 month CRC makeover is complete

    Posted on by Niamh Corduff

    Very exciting things happening in 2015! The 3 month CRC makeover is complete. Watch this space!!

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