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.

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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Hollywood Laser 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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is laser hair removal painful

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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Setsuko Beauty Clinic in Somerset Consultation and aftercare

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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RF Microneedling question

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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RF Microneedling question

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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Happy Lady at Setsuko Beauty Salon

Beautiful Skin

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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Focus Dual

Focus Dual – HIFU & RF Microneedling

December 12, 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 do to make you look and feel fabulous! But what makes Focus Dual so special from other devices? Treat every layer of the skin. This…

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HIFU vs Surgical Facelift

December 10, 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 better, HIFU or Surgical Facelift? Can you avoid surgery? What are the pros and cons? Surgical Facelift A surgical Facelift is usually treated as an…

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Is HIFU Painful

Is HIFU Painful?

December 5, 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 deep SMAS layer to lift, firm and tighten the skin. So Is HIFU Painful? Old HIFU When HIFU, a non-surgical facelift treatment, first arrived in…

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Focus Dual

Why did I buy Focus Dual?

November 24, 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 to achieve. Combining HIFU and RF Microneedling, this device is for people wishing to lift, firm and tighten the skin on the face and body…

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nipple hair

What to Do About Nipple Hair

November 14, 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 is normal to have hair around the nipples. Sometimes you get dark coarse hair, and many of my clients tell me how embarrassed they are…

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Lynton Lasers Team and Setsuko buying the FOCUS Dual

Buying the Focus Dual

November 7, 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 researching these amazing technologies for months. When I visited CCR, the Medical & Aesthetic conference at London ExCel, I had an opportunity to talk to…

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