Aesthetically You

Aesthetically You

For years now Botox has become a massive Part of maintenance for most women I know. About 6/7 years ago you wouldn’t hear of anyone having it and if you did it was only the odd person. But the last few years the craze of having Botox is as frequent as going to the hair dressers and having a wash and blow.

I was first introduced to Botox a few years back, I never had wrinkles but like everyone I had frown lines when I lifted my eye brows so I tried it out and I have to admit I was hooked. I don’t have much of it and only a couple of times a year as I like movement and I don’t want to look frozen I like to keep it as natural as possible. That is why I go to Aesthetically you I wouldn’t trust anyone else near my face with a needle!! I am the biggest wimp when it comes to needles!! But I honestly don’t think there is anything wrong with a little help here an there as we get older to keep looking youthful. And I swear by the saying that prevention is better than cure. A little bit of Botox can knock years off you.

Take a look at some of the before and afters that Michelle has done in the clinic.

This is one are that can be done below which is the forehead.

Another area that can be done is the frown lines in the centre between the eyebrows.


And also around the eyes.


Aesthetically You
City Centre Clinic, 25 Rodney Street, Liverpool L1 9EH

0151 427 0014

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Instantly Ageless

Instantly Ageless

I’m guessing most of you image conscious women out there have heard the craze that’s just hit our country? Instantly ageless is the miracle cream that’s the topic on everyone’s lips. I decided to see what all the fuss was about and try it out myself. And the proof is definitely in the  pudding. It’s not a fad or a quick fix it actually works! I was amazed at the results and I honestly think it’s going to take the world by storm. No exaggeration!! Its amazing and really works without having evasive surgery.
Instantly ageless will last for 8 to 10 hours once applied and you put your make up on as normal over the top of it.  If your having a night out or have a special event then this is an instant fix.  Just take a look at the video and you can see how quick this product works! It really is a miracle cream. The before and after pictures speak for themselves!
ABOUT THE BRANDJeunesse products  are centred around anti ageing and health and well being. Jeunesse are an american based company that have been trading for 5 years. They have won 12 tv awards and 6 american business awards and the company have launched various products into the UK.

Instantly Ageless is a powerful anti-wrinkle micro cream  that works quickly and effectively to diminish the visible signs of ageing. The revolutionary ingredient is argireline: a peptide that works like botox—without the needles.  Instantly Ageless revives the skin and minimises the appearance of fine lines and pores for a flawless finish.

This amazing product works in 2 minutes to erase lines, dark circles and wrinkles and lasts on average 8 to 10 hours. It was launched in the USA 6 months ago.  This product sold out in the US within 24 hours and is the perfect handbag essential. It’s  Very sort after as gives instant results.

Its a micro cream that you can use on lines, wrinkles. Within 2 minutes of applying a very small amount of this cream it will lift and tighten the area its applied to and in effect make you instantly look younger.


Luminesce – Anti-ageing products  (patented stem cell technology) Serum is particularly impressive at long term repair of skin over 200 growth factors, also treats spots, burns and scars as well as rosacea and stretch marks – Luminesce has been featured in Vogue and Cosmopolitan magazine amongst many others.


Zen – These are health supplements – shape tablets, protein shakes also containing amino acids.

Zen Shape (tablets) African mango seed extract & raspberry keytones as well as green tea- Helps balance ravings, promotes fat loss, decreases sugar cravings and supports healthy cholesteryol levels


Zen Fit – (Amino Acids) helps burn body fat, supports healthy muscle health, helps build muscle, supports strength & stamina, curbs hunger and supports healthy metabolism – helps drop inches – help to mitigate stress and elevate your mood

Zen Pro (protein powders) Build muscle, Help you feel full, promote healthy metabolic fitness, supports a healthy immune system – assists to you tone up and contour your body

AM/PM – Delay ageing at a cellur level – AM gives you a boost and PM assist in improving sleep. dietary supplements designed to help you achieve optimal health and slow the symptoms of premature ageing. Formulated to provide you with all the vitamins and nutrients your body needs, AM & PM EssentialsTM contain synergistic blends of special ingredients that help you maintain healthy biorhythms, support critical biological processes, and combat the signs of ageing around the clock. AM & PM EssentialsTM are endorsed by acclaimed physician Dr. Vincent Giampapa, a leading authority on anti-ageing, and are based on years of clinical research and studies.


Finiti -These are  Tablet supplements only known patented nutrient to lengthen telomeres (nobel prize winning research) protects cells and repairs DNA. Nobel Prize winning research has uncovered a fundamental cause of natural cellular aging. The answer cannot be seen by the human eye and is something called a telomere. Telomeres are made of repetitive DNA sequences that are the protective caps or ends, of our chromosomes. Their duty is to protect our DNA. When we are born, our telomeres are long, but as time goes on, they begin to shorten. So short, in fact, that our telomeres fray similar to the ends of a shoelace and a journey called “cellular ageing” begins.


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The Cosmetic Practice

The Cosmetic Practice

While browsing the Internet looking for some skin products to buy my mum for Christmas, I came across it has some of the most amazing skin care products on there! I’m obsessed with looking after my skin and I’ve been doing so since the age of 12, I have regular facials and micro dermabraisons, my therapist uses the Agera products which are sold on here I personally think there the best on the market, have a look at some of my favourite products on the site……

Agera RX daily moisturising protector SPF25 60ml
This moisturiser is perfect for every day use, it’s essential to have an SPF in your moisturiser to protect you from the sun and harmful rays
Agera RX daily moisturising protector SPF25 60ml

Revitalash Volumising Mascara
I’ve always been a fan of Revitalash products and this mascara is one of the best I’ve tried, while making your lashes look thicker and longer it’s also conditioning them and making them grow! Revitalash volumising mascara is the brand new addition to the Revitalash product range. Revitalash mascara has a high performance, clump-free formula to make your eyelashes look thicker, fuller and more luscious than ever. And the custom designed brush will separate and define for perfect lashes.
Revitalash Volumising Mascara

Skinmedica Lytera skin brightening complex 60ml
As part of your daily skincare routine a skin brightening cream is essential, the Skinmedica range has some great products, check them out on the site.

  • Easy to use and apply
  • Non-prescription, Hydroquinone-free
  • Reductions in visible dark spots with continued use
  • Appropriate for all skin types

Lytera Skin Brightening Complex is a unique brightening formula that addresses the appearance of dark spots. Lytera works beautifully for all skin types, contains highly effective antioxidants, and serves as a mild exfoliant.
Skinmedica Lytera Skin Brightening Complex 60ml

Heliocare Ultra Oral Capsules
These Heliocare capsules are such a great product, I tried them last year before I went on holiday, they provide immediate protection from the sun. Check out there full range on the website.
Heliocare Ultra Capsules

  • An effective oral capsule to provide protection against the suns harmful UV rays
  • Effective within half an hour of the first dose
  • Increases the skins tolerance to the sun
  • Reduces the ageing effects of the sun
  • Ideal for All skin types

Heliocare Ultra Oral capsules are an effective oral capsule to provide ultimate sun protection for all skin types. Heliocare Ultra Capsules are made with same formulation as Heliocare oral capsules but have a higher concentration of Fernblock.
Heliocare ultra oral capsules are ideal as a daily sun protection supplement during periods of medium and high risk. Heliocare ultra capsules are effective from the first dose so provide immediate and safe protection, increasing the skins tolerance to the sun from the inside out. You can buy Heliocare ultra oral capsules online now from The Cosmetic Practice.

About The Cosmetic Practice
The Cosmetic Practice was established in 2003 by sisters Carole Cook and Julie Cook, with the aim to offer specialised cosmetic treatments, cosmetic surgery and professional skincare products.
Based in Sunderland, in the North East of England we are dedicated to advanced skincare and offer the latest advice, research and technologies that will empower you to make the right choice when deciding what skincare to use.
In 2010 The Cosmetic Practice launched our new look website In order to take our expertise to a worldwide audience and now ship all over the world to countries such as Denmark, Australia, USA and China (to name a few).

About the Staff
The company is headed by Carole Cook, RN, MBA, who trained in Harley Street, London, before setting up The Cosmetic Practice.
Julie Cook is the skincare expert, having previously worked for Molton Brown, she is fully trained in Neostrata skincare the market leaders in the use of glycolic and lacto bionic acids, Jan Marini skincare, the celebrity’s choice, and has comprehensive knowledge of all our brands and skincare conditions and concerns.
Layla Marshall is the website manager, adding new ranges, keeping the website updated and writing the blogs.
We work in conjuction with two doctors, consulting with them for more specific skincare concerns.
Dr Matt Erdmann MBBCh FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Plast) CCSTPlastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgeon has been a practising Consultant Plastic Surgeon since 1998. He consults and carries out Cosmetic Surgery at the SPIRE Washington Hospital 10 miles north of Durham, UK. He qualified MBBCH from the University of the Witwatersrand, and subsequently obtained his FRCS(Eng) Surgical diploma in the UK followed by the FRCS(Plast) Intercollegiate diploma specialising in Plastic Surgery. He practises as a Consultant in the NHS at both the University Hospital of North Durham and Sunderland Royal Hospitals, and is Clinical Director within the Department of Plastic Surgery in both.

About the Products
The Cosmetic Practice prides itself in using only the finest quality skincare that you, our customers deserve and demand. We now have a team of experts to advise and guide you through the ranges of skincare and to assist you in finding a tailor made solution to any skin concerns you may have.
The products we sell are professional cosmecuticals, which means unlike regular cosmetics, made simply to moisturise and beautify the skin; cosmecutical skincare products actually change the structure of the skin to make it healthier and more radiant.

Moving with the Times
We are constantly looking for new products and ranges to add. Our confidential service is available worldwide and free for all to access.
We believe in sharing our wealth of knowledge and look forward to helping you achieve the exceptional results your skin deserves.

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Montana Tan

Montana Tan

Montana Tan

A few months ago I was sent a new tanning range called Montana tan. I’m very fussy when it comes to false tan, because there are some dodgy ones out there, but it’s a must because I don’t use sun beds and never will, but at the same time, I can’t stand to be white!

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All us girls know how much better we look with a tan, instantly slimmer, make up goes on better and your clothes look nicer with your teeth and eyes looking brighter.

I used to get a spray tan once a week, but it was such a head ache to get off. I’d find myself in the shower for at least an hour scrubbing my skin until it was raw, and I’d still have some stuck on!

I started to do my own at home using self tan, so I could control the amount I put on and not have such a bad time getting it off.

I’ve been using Montana tan for a few months now and I love it. It goes on so easy with your mitt, you only need a few strokes and your instantly brown. What I like about it is that it gives you a really deep holiday tan. My favourite one is the mousse, that’s what I use the most, but if its last minute job I’ve used the 1 hour tan, which is just as dark!

Every time I’ve worn Montana tan I’ve always had people comment and ask what tan I’m using. And the good thing is it’s not hard to take off at all, I’d say I get about 5 days before it needs to be done again, but I use the build up remover and the exfoliater so it comes off as quick as I put it on, plus its odourless and is non sticky! What more can you ask for?

A bit about Montana Tan

Montana Tan brings to the market a fabulous new range of fake tan tanning products including our unique 1 Hour Self Tanning Lotion which enables you to apply and wash off after 1 hour to reveal a beautiful golden tan.

If you desire to have a deeper colour you can leave on for up to 4 hours. This fabulous tanning product lasts for 5 to 7 days and is odourless, non-sticky and fast drying. Also in the range of the best fake tan products around is our Airbrush Self Tanning Spray which can be left on for 4 to 8 hours after applying.

This gives you a beautiful golden tan in 4 hours and a deeper colour if left on up to 8 hours. As with all our fake tan products this is odourless, non-sticky and fast drying. You can achieve beautiful, salon quality, professional results with our airbrush spray tan, which is specially designed to be easy to use in the home.

image (9)We also stock a range of quality accessories, designed to make self tan as easy as possible. We highly recommend the use of the Tan Application Mitt, which makes the experience hassle-free and cuts down on any mess. The pre-tan exfloliator is a great way to ensure that your tan is absolutely streak-free and completely even.

It gently smooths the skin and removes any dead skin cells, preparing you for the ultimate self tan. So if you are looking for the best fake tan and spray tanning products then we have everything you need right here.


Montana Tan is the only place to buy the exclusive Chloe Sims’ new range of Starship Tanning Products.


The academy offers training programs designed to provide in depth knowledge of airbrush tanning. The course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to perform tanning treatments using the Montana Tan products.


@montanatan our twitter campaign #ilovemontanatan


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My Stay at Mottram Hall

My Stay at Mottram Hall

Last weekend, I was lucky enough to be invited to the fabulous newly refurbished Mottram Hall up in Alderley Edge. We arrived around 1.30pm to be greeted by Managing Director James, who assured us our every need would be catered for and informed us that our lunch would be ready at 2pm.

We were then  shown to our absolutely stunning suite, with the country décor and a view right across the golf course, I was looking forward to my stay, not to mention the Champagne on Ice waiting for us when we got into the room.

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The sales have arrived!

The sales have arrived!

Its that time of year again where your favourite brands are all massively reduced in their end of season sale!

Now lets be honest, most in store sales are like jumble sales, but shop on-line you’re certain to find a few hidden gems.

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My Top 5 Elemis Products

My Top 5 Elemis Products

As many of you know, I swear by Elemis products, they form part of my daily beauty regime, using them as soon as I wake up and before going to bed.

Below are my top 5 that I cant live without.

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