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Unichem Cashel Pharmacy

Action in the city’s heart: Unichem Cashel Pharmacy is providing a fantastic range of services right in the centre of the CBD

Many Cantabrians have said that central cities come to life with essential services placed in top locations. That’s now happening. One great example is the new Unichem Cashel Pharmacy, right opposite Ballantynes.

Unichem Cashel Pharmacy

This year the retail heart of Christchurch is back to teeming with life. Cashel Mall, BNZ Square, and The Crossing have everything city dwellers want or need during lunch breaks. Plus, a visit to the Unichem Cashel Pharmacy holds more time-saving value than ever before. It now offers medical aesthetic services, so people can boost their wellbeing on the fly.
Not only for collecting your prescriptions, the pharmacy – which also boasts a Post Shop – offers booked appointments with a registered nurse. Flu jabs are administered here, as are initial complementary skin consultations. These then can lead onto service-oriented appearance medicine, such as dermal fillers, collagen-inducing needling, or simply a spot of nutritional counselling.
This is a no-nonsense, caring place where health, nutrition, beauty and cosmetic medicine align within a highly medically-regulated pharmacy setting.
All consultations and treatments happen in confidential, private surroundings, with intensively trained, experienced registered nurses. Pharmacist owner Annabel Turley has introduced this service three days a week – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Cosmetic medicine treatments such as botox and dysport injections are administered in a private room and clients’ initial consultation includes a full assessment of a client’s skin requirements, and his or her overall lifestyle and health.
Email info@cashelpharmacy.co.nz.

Louise Highet

Loving the skin you’re in: Louise Highet has dedicated her career to helping people feel better about their image

Aging naturally, yet gracefully is something we all aspire to achieve. Registered Cosmetic Nurse, Louise Highet will help you achieve both skin health and skin beauty.

Louise Highet

From a nursing career which has included both hospital and primary health care, Louise then pursued the field of dermatology and cosmetic medicine. Optimising skin health and confidence quickly became her passion.
As a result, Louise now offers her wealth of knowledge and over five years’ experience of cosmetic medical injectables and other advanced aesthetic procedures. Safety and education is her top client priority and she personalises each client’s treatment plan accordingly, from her upstairs, boutique premises in High Street.

Louise HighetLouise sees many clients who all seek hydrated, youthful and glowing skin. Some of this, she says, is an inside job, requiring hydration, adequate sleep and nutrients; Louise takes a holistic approach to skin health and beauty.
Louise aims to leave her customers walking away feeling and looking refreshed, natural and well rested, with results that last over time. Providing a range of non-surgical treatments of dermal fillers, anti-wrinkle injections, clinical grade skin-care and peels, along with sophisticated platelet-rich plasma and dermal needling treatments.
Not believing in administering skin interventions in isolation, Louise realises that educating clients throughout their aesthetic journey is key. She shares her top recommendations on keeping your skin in a beautiful state of health, leaving you feeling refreshed, and confident. Visit louisehighet.co.nz.

Red Beauty

Permanent perfection: Red Beauty have the tools to revolutionise your daily beauty regime

Imagine perfectly designed eyebrows, defined eyes and beautiful lips, without the need to reapply every day. With permanent makeup at Red Beauty, this dream can become a reality, and you can look glamourous any time of the day or night.

Red Beauty
Glenda Hayward, Esther Morrison
Absent: Hayley Birdling

Red Beauty owner Glenda has more than 25 years’ experience in permanent makeup. The ITEC qualified beauty therapist trained in Auckland and Australia – and she is also an expert in a new eyebrow hair stroke tattooing technique. The virtually painless micropigmentation (permanent makeup) procedures are carried out using the latest in European technology.
Natural pigments create a fantastic finish whether you are naturally fair or dark, depending on your desired result. Whether you want a permanent eyeliner, eyebrows, lip liner, pigmentation corrections, or scar improvements, Glenda can make it happen. Permanent cosmetics allow busy people to look their best at all times. It can even camouflage the scars from accidents, burns or surgery, by restoring the natural skin colouring.
The friendly and professional therapists at Red Beauty provide a full range of beauty therapy treatments from facials using Environ products to fight the signs of ageing, to the latest IPL, e-light laser for hair removal, freckles, acne, red veins, pigmentation and skin rejuvenation treatments, as well as teeth whitening and the latest fat freeze body slimming treatment (cryo). Pamper packages and gift vouchers are also available, which make the perfect gift for a loved one.
Call for a free consultation appointment now on 03-385 8600 and why not have a free Environ skin analysis done at the same time?

Face Value

Chin up: reduce your double chin without surgery at Face Value

At last, the long awaited non-surgical approach to reducing double chins has been approved for use in New Zealand and now administered in Christchurch by Face Value Cosmetic Medical Clinic’s Dr Philip Frost.

Face Value

“I am delighted to be one of first doctors in New Zealand trained to offer this treatment,” Dr Frost says. “It has undergone extensive clinical trials and is a safe and effective non-surgical approach to the very common problem of sub-mental fat, or double chin”
Sometimes, no matter how much you diet or exercise, the fullness in this area just will not go away. Belkyra® is a prescription only medicine which, when injected below the chin, breaks down fat, resulting in a more contoured neck profile and jawline.
The double chin injections feature a product which contains deoxycholic acid, which is found naturally in the body and helps absorb fat in food. The product is injected into the fat in the double chin area and permanently destroys the fat cells by a process known as adipocytolysis. Once the fat cells have been destroyed they cannot accumulate and store fat again.
Imagine your fat cells are balloons and double chin injections are darts. Injecting the product under the chin is like throwing a dart at fat cells. Once they have been popped they cannot be blown up again. Clients need between two and six treatments spaced four to eight weeks apart.
The New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine (NZSCM) recommends this treatment is administered only by doctors, reflecting international best practice.
Contact Face Value to arrange a no obligation consultation or visit www.facevalue.co.nz to find out more.