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What is a face lift?

There is no such thing as ‘a’ face lift – the term really covers a whole range of different surgical techniques that can be used to rejuvenate and enhance facial appearance, which includes tightening, repositioning and adding volume. The effect of time and lifestyle are unique to everyone, and so the requirements for a ‘face lift’ are similarly personalised. However, what is generally true for almost everyone is that as we age, we lose volume from our face, elasticity from our skin and gravity acts to accentuate these issues. For example, some people who have lost a significant amount of weight in later life, through lifestyle changes or surgery, have mainly excessive skin that needs removing. Similarly, some people find that a loose ‘chook neck’ runs in their family, whereas they

are blessed with beautiful full cheeks that really could not be improved by surgery. Surgery can be used to address individual issues, but generally the best result is achieved by optimising skin texture and reducing sun damage with non surgical means. At Renaissance Plastic Surgery, they have developed a range of unique, physician only skin care to protect, revive and improve the appearance of skin. When combined with photodynamic therapy, a light treatment that selectively removes sun damage, it can be an effective first step whilst considering a surgical option. Mr Brown and his team of nurse educators and dermal therapists will advise you about which nonsurgical and surgical options might be beneficial to assist in achieving your personal, facial rejuvenation goals. To make an appointment in Berwick or Frankston Private, call 8768 5000.

SoarCon 15 a Success The inaugural SoarCon15 conference – a full day event for professional women was a great success. Attendees had the opportunity to listen to 7 successful female entrepreneurs from around Australia on a variety of different business topics including business planning, finance, marketing and more. Each speaker was able to connect with the audience with attendees saying, “Remove ‘I can’t’ from your vocabulary.” Tina Tower “Ask your customers what they want, then deliver.” Katherine Sampson “Give yourself permission to show up as you are.” Johanna Parker “If there was no Internet, what would YOU do to reach and connect with your customers?” Julia Bickerstaff Following SoarCon, was the Soar Awards cocktail event that aimed to celebrate women in local business. With over 30 applicants the judges had a tough time on their hands. The selected winners were: Business owner Product Based – Judged by Caroline Leslie of Home

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Maid Green Cleaning WINNER Rachel Ross - Sweets For Tilly Business owner Service Based – Judged by Jacki Mitchell, leading brand expert and business media commentator WINNER Sam Keats Keats Accounting Professional - employed by a business or company – Judged by Tania Treasure from Mornington Peninsula Shire WINNER Leanne Williams Nicholas Lynch Real Estate Community volunteer or employed by a non-profit organisation – Judged by Andrea Rowe of Your Coastal Connection WINNER Marlene Fox Biala Peninsula Inc As the official event sponsor the Mornington Peninsula Magazine’s very own Lisa Walton had the honour of judging the overall Soar Woman of the Year Award. She selected Rachel Ross from Sweets For Tilly due to her passion for her work and her customers. Watch out for SoarCon16 next October! For more information please contact: Jessica Humphreys 0407 082 493 Jessica@socialconceptsconsulting.com

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