Morningside Branch Newsletter June 2021

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As we get ready for the second half of crazy 2021, we would like to remind you that we have not slacked on our Covid-Protocols. Your safety is as important to us as our own. Please remember to inform us if you have any symptoms, please wear your mask over both your nose and mouth when entering, and keep in mind that we have certain waiting periods for some treatments after you tested positive.

With that being said, let’s jump right into everything newsworthy at Skin Renewal Morningside!

New Arrivals

New to Our Team: Meet Sianne

Sianne Casey has been a part of the Skin Renewal team since August 2008. She has worn many hats in the company, and in March this year, she became part of our Morningside desk team, and will welcome you upon your arrival at the branch, via the Dischem entrance.  

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New to the world: Meet Oabile

Our amazing Housekeeper, Tsolo, welcomed her sweet baby girl Oabile on 12 March. Both mommy and baby are doing well, and we wish them a life filled with love and happiness. 

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New to our Service Offering: Profhilo®

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® Bio Remodelling 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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Doctors on Call

Team Morningside is fortunate to have a few brilliantly skilled doctors consult at our branch. Today, we would like to introduce you to two of them - meet Dr Megan Goble and Dr Lilli Lulli. Both of them are not only incredible women, but experts on our product and treatment protocols, giving both patients and staff very well-informed recommendations. Delivering the best patient care, these women are such feathers in the Morningside branch’s cap and we can’t wait for you to meet them. Here’s a little more about each doctor.

Dr Megan

Q: Use five words to describe yourself?

A: “Introvert, diligent, creative, competitive, early-bird.”

Q: What do you enjoy most about your career?

A: “Being around people constantly, having interactions and relationship building. It’s such an important part of my job.”

Q: Favourite “binge” series at the moment?

A: “The latest season of The Handmaid’s Tale. One of my favourite books from high school and now a fantastic series!”

Q: If you could go anywhere for vacation right now, where would you go and why?

A: “The Maldives! We went there on honeymoon, and it is one of the most beautiful places on earth. A week on an isolated, island paradise with my little family would be heavenly.”

Q: What was something you've done that made you feel extreme happiness.

A: “Becoming a mama is hands down the thing that makes me happiest and proudest.”

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Dr Lilli

Q: What are you most proud of and why?

A: “My family. I am so lucky to have an incredibly supportive tribe. We’re a big family and there’s always something crazy going on but I wouldn’t trade them for anything in the world.”

Q: Complete this sentence: "I most enjoy anything that has to do with......"

A: “Motorsport and medicine or felines (domestic and wild)!”

Q: What is your best quality?

A: “I am organised, no-nonsense and unapologetically myself.”

Q: Which song or artist are you too embarrassed to say you absolutely love right now?

A: “LOL, none. My taste in music is distinctly schizophrenic and I love it!”

Q: “What energises you and brings you excitement?”

A: “Formula 1, fast cars and a good plate of my Dad’s pasta!” 

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Our Top Skin Treatment!

Pearl Fractional is an ideal treatment to have during winter months, and it’s only available at Skin Renewal Morningside in Johannesburg. Created to improve the look of imperfections that come with ageing (as well as scarring and sun damage), Pearl Fractional offers the best combination of safety, patient experience and recovery time. After treatment, you’ll also notice an overall smoother, and far more radiant complexion. During the procedure, the laser uses heat to create tiny holes deep in the skin. The process removes sun-damaged tissue and then stimulates the growth of healthy, new skin, full of fresh collagen. This plumps the skin from below, repairing photodamage and other skin imperfections.

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Maskne and Me

What is Mask-ne? Best described as acne caused by wearing a face mask to help stop the spread of COVID-19, many of our patients are struggling with this issue right now. While you’re not alone, the encouraging news is there are certain habits you can adopt to help your skin stay blemish-free:

  1. Change/wash your mask often
  2. Avoid wearing make-up under your mask
  3. Combat current breakouts with a spot treatment
  4. Stay consistent with your skincare routine
  5. Don't pick or pop breakouts
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Corporate Social Initiatives

Skin Renewal has been supporting the Kliptown community since 2016. Our aim is to assist the community to create sustainable businesses in the area. To date, we’ve helped them plant and maintain an amazing vegetable garden, and launch a pre-loved clothing and homeware store. The Kliptown Gogos business was started, where a team of fabulous Gogos are making a variety of items to be sold in Kliptown, ranging from pillowcases, shopping bags, beanies, slippers, tablecloths and more.

We would like to thank our patients for their contribution to making this happen, by purchasing our famous Christmas and Easter cookies. All cookie sale proceeds go to supporting these initiatives.

While we don’t currently have any cookies, you can still assist! Please drop off any empty Douw Egberts coffee bottles at the branch, as our latest venture is candle making! Please feel free to also donate any of your pre-loved items.

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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 1042.

Wishing everyone a continued year of good health and happiness.

With our love,

The Morningside Branch x

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