Irene Branch Newsletter June 2021

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A warm hello from all of us at “Team Irene” – we’re halfway through 2021, and it’s been a year of such remarkable strides and developments, despite the challenges! Our team remains encouraged and excited to keep walking a journey of good health and happiness with you. 

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From the Top Left: Nadeane, Minet, Liezel, Deone, Ilona & Elsie

Branch Celebrations

Towards the end of 2020, we had our very first virtual Awards Ceremony. Our team walked away with quite a few of the prizes, and we couldn’t be more proud of them. We are honored to have them as part of our family.

Dr Lestonn Lawn walked away with not only the Top Doctor in Gauteng award but the Top Doctor Nationally. Now you know why it is so difficult to get an appointment with him!

Dr Pierce, our Weight-Loss and Biopuncture Guru repeated his success of 2019, and grabbed the Health Coach award for not the second, but the third year in a row. 

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Another year around the sun celebrations

We celebrated not one, but two birthdays in May!

Therapist Ilona celebrated her birthday on 13 May, spending a relaxing weekend soaking up nature in Klein Kariba. Time in the great outdoors is good for the mind, body, and soul. 

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Deone celebrated her birthday the very next day! She also kept it local with a weekend away at Manaba Beach with her husband.

Wishing both ladies a blessed year ahead. 

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Deone seen here with her husband, Philip

New to Our Team: Meet Dr Helenka

We are so excited to welcome Dr Helenka to our Skin Renewal Irene community. 


Dr. Helenka qualified in medicine with an MBChB from Stellenbosch University and then gained experience in hospitals in Kimberley and Upington.

A child with freckles and red hair, she suffered bullying. However, her striking look caught the fashion industry’s attention, and she modeled for a period in her life. This led to an interest in medical aesthetics and the personal discovery that it’s so closely linked to self-confidence. Disciplined and diligent, she is passionate about arts, languages, and classical music. Apart from her fashion and film industry experience, Dr. Helenka is a fitness fanatic with a love for rowing and running.

She is a recipient of the Women in Leadership award (Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Institute) and the Duke of Edinburgh Award. She has undergone extensive in-house training by the Skin Renewal training team. She has spent considerable time with Dr. Maureen Allem in both instruction and practice to learn about the intricacies of aesthetics.

Very importantly, Dr. Helenka’s professional ethos celebrates the enhancement of one’s natural beauty through aesthetics.

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We are all about Transformations

Our mission is to positively transform every person and space we get in touch with, and we practice what we preach! First up, is an amazing patient transformation by Dr. Helenka. She injected 8 x Juvederm Fillers (combination of Juvederm 3 and 4) and Botox on this male patient, and the results speak for themselves!

If you are looking for a refreshed appearance, she is your girl, and is available at the Irene Branch on a Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. 

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Talking about refreshed and revamped, during May we had a mini-transformation in our branch. We can’t wait to welcome you to our revamped, refreshed reception!

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Things to get excited about...

Profhilo® Skin Remodelling

This phenomenon is a new category into the injectable market, making the treatment the latest in skin rejuvenating innovation of its kind and Skin Renewal is the first to launch Profhilo in SA.Tipped to revolutionise anti-ageing injectables in South Africa, Profhilo is unlike other injectables (volumisers and neurotoxins). It treats skin texture, specially formulated for those who lack volume and elasticity. It’s ideal for the face and neck and can be used on the décolletage, hands, arms, and knees, making it a complete rejuvenator.

As an injectable treatment with one of the highest concentrations of Hyaluronic Acid (HA) that exists on the market, it’s known as "skin remodelling" or "bio-remodelling.” Rather than just plumping and filling wrinkles, it works with the slow release of HA to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin celebrated for improved skin tone, texture, and hydration. This method also assists with lessening the appearance of fine lines to remodel "skin laxity" and combat "crepiness". What beautiful benefits! 

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Our Top Treatment Recommendation:

We are thrilled to announce that Limelight is now available at the Irene branch. If you suffer from sun damage, pigmentation, or rosacea, this is the treatment for you. Limelight is a non-invasive approach to skin rejuvenation and can be customised for different skin tones and ageing skin concerns. The result is an exceptionally effective skin rejuvenation treatment with minimal discomfort and downtime. Here are some answers to questions you may have. 

Duration of results: 6 to 12 months

Treatment recovery time: 1 to 4 days

Procedure time: 45 minutes

Back to work: The same day

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Our Top Product Recommendation:

Lamelle Dermaheal Re-Firm Serum is a potent elixir that helps transform ageing skin, improving its firmness, dullness and boosts a healthy radiant complexion. Suitable for all ageing concerns, both first signs, and mature skins. 

A fragrance-free treatment serum, key ingredients include highly active Stem Cell extracts that encourage productive re-building of skin tissue and enhance cellular communication for optimum skin functioning. Peptides stimulate collagen and elastin production reducing fine lines and wrinkles. Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate improves uneven skin tone and protects the skin against free radical damage.

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Our "Go-Green" Projects

Skin Renewal partnered with Miss Earth, and are on an ongoing sustainability journey. Every little bit helps. It can be something as simple as saving used coffee grounds and using that in our plants to enhance their growth. 

We’ve seen the benefit of using coffee grounds as a fertiliser to add organic material and nitrogen to the soil, improving drainage, water retention, and aeration. The used coffee grounds are also known to help with microorganisms, and these are beneficial for plants to thrive (as well as attracting earthworms!) 

Skin Renewal's Loyalty Programme

Our Loyalty Programme rewards our patients with rewards that make a difference. Membership is complimentary and allows you to earn SkinBucks every time you transact in a branch or on our online skin shop. SkinBucks can be redeemed in-branch for services, products, or gift vouchers. The programme comprises of three tiers: Jade (receive 1% of total spend back in SkinBucks), Pearl (receive 5% of total spend back in SkinBucks), and Diamond (receive 10% of total spend back in SkinBucks).

Please speak to any team member when you next visit our branch for more information on your Loyalty Status. 

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We look forward to seeing you back at our branch for a visit soon! In the meantime, connect with us on Instagram and Facebook to stay updated on all our news; we also have a dedicated WhatsApp number to help assist you with appointment bookings and more – 087 153 1040.

Wishing everyone a continued year of good health and happiness.

With our love, 

The Irene Branch x

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Sharon Izak Elaine
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