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Laser Hair Removal in Progress

Does laser hair removal really work?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 18 May 2024

Does laser hair removal really work? Laser hair removal is a clinically proven and efficient method for reducing unwanted hair growth. But does it really work, or is it just…

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Does microneedling with RF really work?

Does microneedling with RF really work?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 13 April 2024

What is the difference between Microneedling and RF Microneedling? I had a good question from one of my clients today. What is the difference between Microneedling and RF Microneedling?  The…

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Chemical Peel Effects

Is a Chemical Peel painful?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 18 February 2024

Is A chemical peel Painful? Are Chemical Peels Painful. There are different types and Strengths. Setsuko discusses there effects and benefits This is one of the most common questions I…

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New Year Better Complexion

Happy New Year

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 02 January 2024

Happy New Year 2024! I hope you had a well-deserved break…, or are you glad to return to your routine? After the festive season, some people might be paying for…

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Beautiful Skin portrait

Is a chemical peel good for the skin?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 09 December 2023

Chemical Peel and your Skin When I talk about Chemical Peels, many people ask me questions like  Is it safe? Is it painful? and Does it work? The answer is,…

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How to choose a laser hair clinic?

How to Choose a Laser Hair Removal Clinic?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 05 November 2023

Choosing a Laser Hair Removal Clinic? if you are considering Laser Hair Removal, choosing the right clinic is very important. It is overwhelming to see so many clinics offering Laser…

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How to get rid of Strawberry legs

Strawberry Legs

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 15 October 2023

How to get rid of Strawberry legs “Strawberry legs” is a term often used to describe the appearance of small dark spots or dots on the legs, like the seeds…

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Chin Hair Removal

How to get rid of hair growing on my chin?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 17 September 2023

Getting rid of Chin hair If you are serious about getting rid of hair on your chin, it typically requires a long-term approach compared to hair removal methods such as…

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Mole or melanoma

Mole or Melanoma

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 05 August 2023

Mole or melanoma Skin Cancer? Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. Skin cancer is the UK’s most common and fastest-rising cancer. It develops from skin cells called melanocytes. There…

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Effect of Menopause on the skin

Effect of Menopause on the skin

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 16 July 2023

How can I improve my skin during menopause? Menopause is a natural part of women’s lives, most often happening between the ages of 45 and 55. Hormonal changes during perimenopause…

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Is Microneedling Worth it?

 Is Microneedling Worth it?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 03 June 2023

Is Microneedling Worth it? Microneedling is a non-surgical cosmetic procedure that improves skin texture, fine lines, wrinkles, and scars from acne and stretch marks. The National Hair & Beauty Federation…

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RF Microneedling or Morpheus8

Morpheus8 vs RF Microneedling

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 06 May 2023

What are RF Microneedling and Morpheus8?   There are so many aesthetic treatments available that it can be confusing which treatment to choose. Selecting the right treatment for you is…

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Why wear sunscreen in the UK?

Why Wear Sunscreen In The UK?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 10 April 2023

After a long, cold, windy and wet March, spring has finally arrived!April is the season we have to pay special attention to wearing sunscreen. Many people think the UK is…

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IPL VS Laser Hair Removal graphic

Ultimate Guide to Laser Hair Removal

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 16 March 2023

Laser hair removal is a popular cosmetic treatment that involves using laser technology to remove unwanted hair from different parts of the body. Unlike traditional hair removal methods like waxing…

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Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 14 March 2023

Many people want to look and feel fabulous about themself.  As an aesthetic practitioner, I provide treatments such as laser hair removal, non-surgical HIFU and  RF Microneedling to help people…

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ingrown hair

How to get Rid of Ingrown Hair

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 10 February 2023

Ingrown Hair Treatment Almost everyone has experienced ingrown hair at some point. We have about 5 million hair follicles on our skin surface, so the chance of getting the odd…

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Laser Hair Removal at home

Laser Hair Removal at Home

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 05 February 2023

Home IPL & Laser Hair Removal vs Professional Laser There are many products on the market advertising IPL/ Laser Hair Removal at home. Have you thought about the differences between…

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HIFU Treatment using FOCUS Dual on lady

Are HIFU results instant?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 15 January 2023

When will HIFU results show? HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) is a non-surgical skin-tightening facelift treatment using ultrasound energy to create heat, stimulating collagen production and tightening the skin. Many…

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Men Back Hair

Men’s Back Hair Removal?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 16 December 2022

Did you know one of the most popular areas for male hair removal is back hair? Many people seem to prefer a smoothed appearance without hair. But when you think…

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IPL vs Laser Hair Removal

IPL vs Laser Hair Removal

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 10 November 2022

IPL vs laser hair removal? When researching long-term hair reduction treatments, many people need clarification about IPL and Laser. Sometimes the term “IPL Laser ” is used, but this is…

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Laser hair removal

What are the Negatives of Laser Hair Removal?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 13 October 2022

Negatives of Laser Hair Removal Laser hair removal is becoming a popular choice for long-term hair removal. We read so many great things about it, but it is also essential…

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Women with smooth legs is Laser Hair Removal Permanent

Is Laser Hair Removal Permanent?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 23 September 2022

How Permanent is Laser Hair Removal The question is laser hair removal permanent is the most popular question I am asked. It is confusing when some places advertise Laser Hair…

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Turkey neck

Best Treatments for Turkey Neck?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 02 September 2022

Treatments for Turkey Neck Turkey Neck. Whoever invented that name! Sounds rather… unglamorous. A Turkey neck is loose sagging skin on the front of the neck. (I know this doesn’t sound…

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Hair on Chin in Women, Drug Side Effects

Female Chin Hair & Drug Side Effects

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 05 August 2022

How to get rid of womens chin hair You may be concerned with Hair on Chin in women and unwanted hair growth; many people google terms like “Permanent hair removal,”…

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Laser Hair removal

How Many Sessions for Laser Hair Removal?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 06 July 2022

How long will it take to get effective results? When researching how many sessions for Laser Hair Removal are needed on google, several answers come up. It is very confusing.…

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PCOS and Facial Hair

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 17 June 2022

PCOS Explained What PCOS does to our body and mental well-being is simply upsetting. Every day, when you get up in the morning and look at yourself in the mirror,…

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Lynton Lasers Team and Setsuko buying the FOCUS Dual

Lynton Lasers talks to Setsuko Beauty

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 27 May 2022

Lynton Lasers Setsuko Beauty Article Lynton Lasers are the supplier for our Laser Hair Removal and anti-aging Focus Dual devices. Lynton interviewed Setsuko at her beauty Clinic and provided us…

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HIFU Banner

HIFU Risks

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 22 May 2022

HIFU Risks & Side effects If you are interested in a HIFU Facial or are already having the treatment, it is important to learn about HIFU risks and side effects.…

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Beautiful skin

How to look younger naturally

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 22 May 2022

How to look younger We don’t think about preventing premature skin ageing until we see symptoms such as loose skin, fine lines, or age spots. So how to look younger?…

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What to do about Grey Pubic Hair

What to do about Grey Pubic Hair

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 27 April 2022

Pubic Hair turning Grey? Grey Pubic hair, this is not the kind of subject we talk about in our daily life…apart from me. I provide Hollywood/Brazilian laser hair removal &…

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Hollywood Laser Hair Removal?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 14 April 2022

Embarrassed by Hollywood Do you feel embarrassed by Hollywood hair removal? Today I want to talk about the emotional side of treatment. What is Hollywood /Brazilian hair removal? Hollywood hair…

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SPF Moisturiser vs Sunscreen

SPF moisturiser vs Sunscreen, are they the same?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 01 April 2022

SPF Moisturiser vs Sunscreen It’s a good question! Many people believe that their skin is protected from UV exposure because the daily moisturiser they use contains SPF. Is this true?…

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is laser hair removal painful

Does Laser Hair Removal Hurt?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 25 March 2022

Is Laser Hair Removal Painful? “Does Laser Hair Removal Hurt?”. A very common question. The answer is it depends on the machine. Traditional laser hair removal technologies can be painful…

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Setsuko Beauty Clinic in Somerset Consultation and aftercare

NHS Transgender Program

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 16 March 2022

Transgender Clients through the NHS Did you know that as part of NHS England’s Transgender Program, transgender clients transitioning from male to female can qualify for up to 8 facial…

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Chemical Sunscreen vs Physical Sunscreen

Chemical vs Physical Sunscreen

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 04 March 2022

Chemical and Physical Sunscreen? Did you know that there are two types of Sunscreen? Chemical and Physical. Chemical Vs Physical Sunscreen, Which is better? What’s the difference? Which Sunscreen should…

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Why is Collagen Important for Skin

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 27 February 2022

What does Collagen do for your Skin? I am sure many of you are familiar with “Collagen”. We see the word “Collagen” everywhere, from skincare adverts to various aesthetic treatments,…

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Stretch Marks Removal

How to Remove Stretch Marks?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 12 February 2022

Why do we get stretch marks? Do you want your Stretch Marks removed? Unfortunately, that can’t be done without surgery. However, they can become a lot less visible. Skin is…

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Before and after RF Microneedling for Acne Scars using the FOCUS Dual

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 05 February 2022

Getting Rid of Acne Scars Acne scars, especially on your face, can be very upsetting. They are difficult to cover with make-up, and most of all, after you cover up…

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RF Microneedling question

What Does Microneedling Do?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 28 January 2022

Microneedling Results For any skin concerns such as wrinkles, acne scars or open pores, we always want a quick, instant fix, and we want it to last as long as…

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HIFU Vs Filler

HIFU Vs Filler?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 22 January 2022

HIFU or Dermal Fillers? HIFU (High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound) is the best non-surgical treatment for lifting, firming and tightening the skin.So, How about Dermal Filler? HIFU Vs Filler, which is better?…

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RF Microneedling question

Is Microneedling Painful?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 14 January 2022

RF Microneedling Is it painful? Is Microneedling Painful? My clients often ask me this question. You will feel a prickling sensation from the microneedles and a warmness if RF energy…

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Happy Lady at Setsuko Beauty Salon

Beautiful Skin

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 07 January 2022

Join our Skin Journey Plan Do you know we lose around 1% collagen a year from around age 25? Great skin doesn’t happen overnight. It is like having regular exercise…

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Demaroller vs RF Microneedling

Derma roller vs RF Microneedling

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 18 December 2021

Derma roller vs RF Microneedling Device You may be confused about different Microneedling treatments. You may have questions such as: What is a Derma Roller”, “What is RF Microneedling“, “What…

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Focus Dual

Focus Dual – HIFU & RF Microneedling

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 12 December 2021

Focus Dual Yay! My “Lynton Laser Focus Dual” has finally arrived. You have probably already noticed how much I fell in love with this device and the treatments it can…

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HIFU vs Surgical Facelift

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 10 December 2021

HIFU Or Surgical Facelift HIFU (High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound) is one of few non-surgical facelift treatments targeting the deep SMAS layer of the skin previously only accessible via surgery. Which is…

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Is HIFU Painful

Is HIFU Painful?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 05 December 2021

How painful is HIFU? HIFU stands for High Intensity Focused Ultrasound and is one of the few non-invasive treatments that can reach all layers of the skin. This includes the…

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Focus Dual

Why did I buy Focus Dual?

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 24 November 2021

Focus Dual HIFU and RF Microneedling Alter researching the best anti-ageing treatment for months; I concluded that this is currently the best machine on the market for what I wanted…

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nipple hair

What to Do About Nipple Hair

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 14 November 2021

Removing Nipple Hairs Yes, I mean nipple hair…It’s not the kind of topic we share with our family & friends. That doesn’t mean people don’t bother about it, though. It…

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Lynton Lasers Team and Setsuko buying the FOCUS Dual

Buying the Focus Dual

By Setsuko Takeuchi - 07 November 2021

Focus Dual at London ExCel I am so excited to tell you about my visit to London ExCel and the exciting new treatments at Setsuko Beauty Clinic. I have been…

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