SKINSTITUTE

We provide our clients with the latest in advanced, youth-restoring skincare technology. The treatments are non-invasive, innovative and efficient.

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INTRODUCING PLEXR Skinstitute is the first skin care clinic in the Southern Cape and one of the first seven around the country to offer Plexr treatments. Plexr is an innovative...
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INTRODUCING MARELIZE EARLE Marelize Earle is a qualified Somatologist who recently joined the Skinstitute team.
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INTRODUCING DR JEAN DU PLESSIS Dr Jean du Plessis, an Aesthetic Dental Surgeon - BChD (Pret), has joined the Skinstitute team!  
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RETINOL IN SKIN-CARE PRODUCTS Registered Nurse Christine de Villiers talks about the use of retinol in skin-care products, as well as the best way to boost the levels of vitamin A...
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WHY ENVIRON PRODUCTS In this video, Marelize Earl, Skinstitute's Somatologist, explains why the Environ product range has been chosen to be used in the clinic,
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CHRISTINE'S TREATMENT Check out the before and after video of my Cosmelan Treatment.
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ABOUT SKINSTITUTE

At Skinstitute I provide my clients with the latest in advanced, youth-restoring technology. A non invasive, natural, innovative, walk-in-walk-out technique. This holistic approach will make you feel and look your absolute best.

As a former nurse I have a strong commitment and passion for the health and well-being of my clients.I pride myself in my ability to tailor a solution to each and every client's unique need. My energetic, fresh approach will put back the spring in your step!

At Skinstitute I will spoil and pamper you and revive and maintain your best appearance.

PLEXR TREATMENTS

Skinstitute is the first skin care clinic in the Southern Cape and one of the first seven around the country to offer Plexr treatments.

Plexr Is a hand held device that uses a focused and controlled micro‐beam of plasma energy to sublimate (lift off and vaporise) the superficial part of the skin(epidermis),without causing any damage to the underlying or adjacent tissues.

It is able to perform procedures such as upper and lower eyelid lifts (blepharoplasty), minifacelifts, removal of wrinkles, scars including acne scars,and unsightly skingrowths as well as keloids,all, without the need for open surgery and sutures or an operation. It is also able to remove tattoos and skin blemishes that would otherwise require painful laser treatments or chemical peels. It is truly a revolutionary new tool capable of performing most of the procedures that would otherwise require expensive plastic and cosmetic surgery.

Skinstitute is the only company in the Southern Cape that currently has the Plexr machine and treatments available.

The Plexr machine can be used to treat:

non-surgical blepharoplasty
face and body lifting
removal of fibromas, moles, verrucas, keloids, xanthelasmas
tattoo removal of any colour
post acne and other scars
excess skin lifting on arms and abdomen
periumbilical striae
acne
dyschromia
peri-oral lines

Performed without an anaesthetic injection or any cutting, bleeding, scalpels or lazers, risks linked to traditional surgery are avoided. Only a small amount of topical anaesthetic cream is needed.

  • Lower Risk
  • Minimal Down Time
  • More Cost Effective
  • Instant Results

MESOTHERAPY

Mesotherapy is a medical technique whereby active substances are introduced into the skin surface by numerous micro-injections to correct aesthetic disorders such as skin ageing, cellulite, flaccidity and alopecia, among others. The physical reaction is caused by the mechanical stimulus (the effect of the needle), while there is also a pharmacological effect due to the micro doses of the substances introduced.

TRADITIONAL MESOTHERAPY

Traditional Mesotherapy involves the cocktail of ingredients being injected into the epidermis using multiple punctures, each time releasing small quantities of the ingredients.

MICRO NEEDLING

Microneedle mesotherapy method uses a technique of skin microperforation. As a result, the structure of the skin is not a barrier for the active substances transmission.

MESOTHERAPY AT A GLANCE

  • Best Results - 4 - 8
  • Duration of Results - 6 - 8 Months
  • Treatment Recovery - 1 - 4 days
  • Risk & Complications - Medium
  • Aneasthetic - Topical
  • Procedure Time - 60 mins
  • Skin Specialist - Registered Nurse
  • Back to Work - Next day

DEPIGMENTATION

Hyperpigmentation is a very common skin disorder. It presents itself in brown patches, commonly found on the hands and face. In some cases it is referred to as Melasma.

COSMELAN

An efficient cosmetic lightening method against skin blemishes caused by melanin. Cosmelan acts by blocking the melanin-producing enzyme (Tyrosinase), therefore reducing the production of melasma.

DERMAMELAN

An efficient skin pigmentation treatment against skin blemishes caused by melanin. Dermamelan acts by blocking the melanin-producing enzyme (Tyrosinase), therefore reducing the production of melasma.

DEPIGMENTATION AT A GLANCE

  • Best Results - 1 - 2
  • Duration of Results - 10 - 12 Months
  • Treatment Recovery - 7 - 14 days
  • Risk & Complications - Medium
  • Aneasthetic - None
  • Procedure Time - 30 mins
  • Skin Specialist - Doctor / Registered Nurse
  • Back to Work - 1 - 4 Days

MESOPEELS

A chemical peel is a dermo-cosmetic procedure that consists of chemoexfoliation agents that are used to act on different layers of the skin. The peeling action causes the elimination of the external layers of the skin with the objective of stimulating collagen, elastin and glycosaminoglycan production, thus enhancing its physiological and mechanical characteristics.

MESOPEEL GLYCOLIC

MESOPEEL LACTIC

MESOPEEL MANDELIC

MESOPEEL TCA

MESOPEEL MELANOSTOP

MESOPEEL MELANOPLUS

MESOPEEL AZELAN

MESOPEEL MODIFIED JESSNER

MESOPEEL BIONIC AGE RECOVERY

MESOPEEL PIRUVEX

MESOPEEL PHENTCA

MESOPEELS AT A GLANCE

SOFT - MEDIUM PEELS

  • Best Results - 6 - 8
  • Duration of Results - Monthly / Bi-monthly
  • Treatment Recovery - 1 - 3 days
  • Risk & Complications - Low
  • Aneasthetic - None
  • Procedure Time - 30 mins
  • Skin Specialist - Registered Nurse / Therapist
  • Back to Work - Same day

DEEP PEELS

  • Best Results - 3 - 6
  • Duration of Results - 8 - 12 Months
  • Treatment Recovery - 1 - 7 days
  • Risk & Complications - Medium
  • Aneasthetic - None
  • Procedure Time - 30 - 45 mins
  • Skin Specialist - Doctor / Registered Nurse
  • Back to Work - Same / Next day

ADVANCED TREATMENTS

Dr. Johan Botha, MB CHB MMED (LET O) (STELL), ENT specialist, surgeon, aesthetic practitioner and owner of Mesoestetic South Africa. Dr. Johan Botha, from Louis Leipoldt Medical Centre in Cape Town, visits Skinstitute on a regular basis to perform the following treatments:

THREADING

Specialised surgical threads are inserted into the skin with a fine needle in the direction that one wants to lift the face’s soft, sagging tissue.

BOTOX

The most common use of these injections is to temporarily relax the facial muscles that underlie and cause wrinkles, reducing the appearance of wrinkles.

FILLERS

Injectable filler is a soft tissue filler injected into the skin to help fill in facial wrinkles, restoring a smoother appearance.