Setsuko Takeuchi

Setsuko is a Beauty Therapist with more than 15 years experience. After obtaining an NVQ level 3 from Exeter college, she obtained further level 4 qualifications in Laser & Light Therapy Treatments CIBTAC and Skin Needling VTCT. She has also had advanced training in Intimate Waxing from Kim Lawless.

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Ultimate Guide to Laser Hair Removal

March 16, 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 and shaving, laser hair removal provides long-lasting results and eliminates the need for constant maintenance. In this blog post, we will provide you with the…

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Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

March 14, 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 feel confident and comfortable about their appearance.At the same time, it is crucial for me to assess how my clients’ concerns are affecting them both…

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ingrown hair

How to get Rid of Ingrown Hair

February 10, 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 ingrown hair is high, but it usually clears naturally. So why do so many people hate and have trouble with ingrown hair? Let’s find out.…

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Laser Hair Removal at home

Laser Hair Removal at Home

February 5, 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 Home Kit and a professional Laser treatment? Getting a home kit seems much cheaper than going to a clinic for laser hair removal treatments. I…

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HIFU Treatment using FOCUS Dual on lady

Are HIFU results instant?

January 15, 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 people may experience an immediate tightening effect after treatment, but the end HIFU results we are looking for will show gradually over the following three…

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Men Back Hair

Men’s Back Hair Removal?

December 16, 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 about back hair, some men have it, and some don’t. Why is that? The leading cause of back hair is often a mixture of genetics…

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IPL vs Laser Hair Removal

IPL vs Laser Hair Removal

November 10, 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 incorrect because IPL and laser are different types of light. What is the difference between IPL and Laser? Which is better for you? What is Laser…

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What are the Negatives of Laser Hair Removal?

October 13, 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 to learn about the negative side of laser hair removal: No more Suntan/Fake tan during treatment Avoiding suntan can be difficult, especially if you are…

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Is Laser Hair Removal Permanent?

September 23, 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 Removal as permanent hair removal, and others say something different. What is the truth? The answer is that Laser Hair Removal is a hair reduction…

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Turkey neck

Best Treatments for Turkey Neck?

September 2, 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 glamorous either!) Neck skin is very stretchy and delicate, and we don’t have bones on the front of our neck, just skin, tendons, and muscles.…

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Hair on Chin in Women, Drug Side Effects

Female Chin Hair & Drug Side Effects

August 5, 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,” “Laser hair removal at home,” “Electrolysis hair removal,” and “IPL hair removal” to find a suitable solution. Many factors can cause hair growth. Why do…

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Laser Hair removal

How Many Sessions for Laser Hair Removal?

July 6, 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. I want to talk about my own experience as an aesthetic practitioner. Do I need a course of treatment? Yes, definitely. We have 3 stages…

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PCOS and Facial Hair

June 17, 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, you notice some dark coarse hair growing back on your lip, chin, neck, or chest. PCOS can take our confidence away. Do you agree? What…

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Lynton Lasers talks to Setsuko Beauty

May 27, 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 interview in a pdf. Please click on the link below to open a PDF document of the Lynton Lasers article. Lynton Lasers Article.

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HIFU Risks

May 22, 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. Today, I want to share all the questions I have received from people like you so that you can better understand HIFU treatments.As well as…

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Beautiful skin

How to look younger naturally

May 22, 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? People with better skin tend to make small daily efforts that don’t cost much, but these things make a massive difference in skin tightening and…

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What to do about Grey Pubic Hair

What to do about Grey Pubic Hair

April 27, 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 & Intimate waxing, and this is something I hear from my clients all the time. We seem to feel sad about grey hair, especially pubic hair,…

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Embarrassed by Hollywood Hair Removal?

April 14, 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 removal is the complete removal of all the pubic hair, from the front, between the legs, and between the buttocks while Brazilian hair removal leaves…

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SPF Moisturiser vs Sunscreen

SPF moisturiser vs Sunscreen, are they the same?

April 1, 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? So  SPF Moisturiser or Sunscreen, SPF moisturiser is better than no protection but won’t provide the same level of sun protection as sunscreen. You will…

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Does Laser Hair Removal Hurt?

March 25, 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 (especially with Hollywood and Brazilian), but thanks to the latest technology, my laser machine, the Motus AY, provides a virtually pain-free solution to make you…

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NHS Transgender Program

March 16, 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 hair removal treatments through Laser or IPL treatments? This facial hair removal usually takes place before a transition operation and whilst identifying and living as…

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Chemical Sunscreen vs Physical Sunscreen

Chemical vs Physical Sunscreen

March 4, 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 I use? What is Chemical Sunscreen? Chemical sunscreen works like a sponge; it is absorbed into the skin and then converts UVA/UVB rays into heat.…

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Why is Collagen Important for Skin

February 27, 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, but you may not realise how crucial this is to reverse the signs of ageing. So, what is Collagen for the skin? What is Collagen?…

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Stretch Marks Removal

How to Remove Stretch Marks?

February 12, 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 flexible and stretchy, but when it stretches faster than the production of collagen can keep up with, such as during puberty or pregnancy, stretch marks…

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

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars?

February 5, 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 acne scars with make-up, you will see them again when you wash. They can be psychologically distressing, so how to get rid of Acne Scars?…

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What Does Microneedling Do?

January 28, 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 possible. Luckily, we live in a world where technological advancements can significantly improve skin conditions. RF Microneedling results in stimulated collagen production to improve skin texture…

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HIFU Vs Filler

HIFU Vs Filler?

January 22, 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? What is the difference in effect between fillers and HIFU? What is Dermal Filler? Dermal filler replaces lost volume and injects a Hyaluronic acid-based substance…

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Is Microneedling Painful?

January 14, 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 is being used; this sensation will vary in intensity considerably depending on what type of Microneedling device is being used. In this article, I want…

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Long-Term Anti-Ageing

January 7, 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 and healthy meals to achieve the best results. Boost your skin’s Collagen production. That’s why we have created a range of tailored plans to fit…

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Demaroller vs RF Microneedling

Derma roller vs RF Microneedling

December 18, 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 does it do” and “What’s the difference”? Derma Roller and RF Microneedling are both Microneedling treatments. Microneedling improves skin texture and treats conditions such as…

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