Emilie’s Road Trip to Sydney

So, this was a bit spontaneous but I have had a cellulite treatment with my fav clinic in Melbourne, buuuut their machine broke down so I could not have my second treatment and they said that I do need to have it in the next week or so as they will not be getting their machine back until the week after and I’m going away for Christmas.

So I looked up a clinic in Sydney called Smoother Skin Clinic and they have a VelaShape III and some space during the week for me 🙂

Now this didn’t all go to plan, infact it made me a bit sad. Not for me or Robin but for the poor lady who got into a fender bender just before the airport. We later saw her on our flight!! so that was a bit funny. We showed her the picture we took of her looking at her car, she did look very sad. She managed to laugh about it later but she said that she was very stressed at the time.

fender bender in Melbourne

Robin my friend and I have flown to Sydney and will be staying in the city. Wow it is expensive accommodation in Sydney this time of the year, but that was no concern, what was of concern was getting the best cellulite treatment in Sydney!

It is a beautiful day and the clinic is very near to Circular Quay. I drank lots of water as I had to on the last treatment and went in for my cellulite session. It is a beautiful clinic, in fact it is a huge hair salon. I got talking to the receptionist and she said they were the largest female dedicated hair salon in Australia (Detail Woman) and the largest male dedicated hair salon in the world (Detail for men). Very intersting.

My therapist was excellent and did a great job. I was such a lovely treatment, like a deep massage. Before I knew it, it was all over.

After the treatment we went for a big walk which is what the lovely lady at Smoother skin said to do and it was the most beautiful day in Sydney. We walked all around Circular Quay and up to the Sydney Harbour bridge

walk up sydney harbour bridge

So that is the second treatment I have had an wow can I say that I have noticed the biggest difference, Robin has too. My skin feels so much smoother, a lot of the loose skin has tightened up nicely and the cellulite has almost gone. They said at both clinics that I need to have four treatments to see the best results and I am already happy after two.

We had dinner down at the rocks it was a beautiful evening. There was a huge group of what looked like pensioners at the restaurant. Our waiter said they had come in on a cruise and they ate at their restaurant every night for the month, every single night! They were all from England.

Well that ends a fantastic trip to Sydney, so pleased to be able to share it with Robin and the Sofitel was just lovely to stay in.

Lots of love

Em xx

My Cellulite Present For Christmas

Now that the excitement of Melbourne Cup has died down it seems everyone has switched to Christmas. It seems like the next day everyone has their Christmas trees up and decorations up in every store. My goodness it seems early this year!

So we had a great treatment for my daughter’s stretch marks, still some more treatments to go, but the redness has died down in 3-4 days in the skin around her marks. You can see now that the scars are changing colour slightly but they said it will take 3-4 weeks to see a real difference.

When I was in the waiting room I got talking to the nice young man behind the counter. I asked him about cellulite as this has always bugged me, that and lose skin (from getting old). We got talking about what sounds like a great cellulite treatment in Melbourne. He gave me some information about a treatment called Velashape which is a device that removes cellulite apparently!

So I did some googling when I got home and found this video on the you tube

It is a bit of a loud video for me at my old age but when I turned down the noise (you don’t need to listen to it) it was a very helpful treatment.

I ended up having a free chat with one of their cellulite therapists and she assessed my cellulite. Apparently I have class three cellulite which means it is visible when sitting or standing without pinching the skin. Which I knew because I have a mirror haha

We also talked about my loose skin as I have got older and they said that the same treatment will also tighten skin. Apparently this device does three things, removes fat from fat cells (but does not destroy the fat cells), tightens skin and removes cellulite.

Very interesting so I have booked a treatment on this Velashape thing but she also talked to me about combining this treatment with another called UltraShape which is one of the best non surgical liposuction treatments in Melbourne. This got me very interested!

So, I said to the nice lady, this combined treatment will tighten my skin, get rid of my cellulite and permanently reduce my fat cells so I can’t fill them up… she said that is exactly what it will do. Perfect I said, book me in.

I will need four treatments, I had one later that day and three more I paid for for a very good discount.

I;m getting very good at this you tube thing now so I found another video on the ultrashape when I was looking on the line

I can say that the treatment has absolutely no pain, it was a very nice treatment actually. It was kind of like a deep massage. The lady I had my free chat with, she did both treatments. She explained everything to me very well and I was super impressed with how nice she was. It is nice to have someone fuss over you every now and then 🙂

Both the treatments were very nice, they did not stay in one place for long, it moved up and down by the ladies hand and covered all areas a couple of times and that was enough apparently.

Tonight I noticed a real difference in my skin quality, it is tighter but apparently I will not see the full results for three months about.

So that is great, very happy with our visit to feel good, I do feel good actually.

Keep smiling everyone

Emilie xx




Hello World & Melbourne Cup

What a wonderful two weeks it has been in Melbourne, I love this time of the year. Spring is coming to an end, the heat is coming back slowly and the seasons are changing, bliss

Most of all I love the feeling in Melbourne when the Cup is on, it is unlike anything I have experienced in any city I have lived in.

Enough about racing, back to why I am using my family website to tell my story to friends and family around the world.

It started with my eldest daughter after having two children and suffering badly from stretch marks, we were looking for a stretch mark removal treatment in Melbourne that would reduce the appearance of her marks so she could get some of her confidence back after having babies.

We did some digging and in the end it was a clinic that was not operating when I used to work in Richmond, mind you the clinic I used to work at no longer is in operation so maybe this is just what happens. I did research for my daughter on different stretch mark treatments and this clinic seemed to have the best knowledge and their website had the best information with before and after photos.

So I had my daughter enquire as I wanted her to want to do this and not me doing it as her mother. She ended up contacting four clinics and booking an appointment with two clinics. In the end she only went to one appointment as after the appointment or consultation as the called it she was extremely happy and did not think she needed to see any other providers. Plus the other clinic had the same treatment device and the price was more expensive.

The clinic she ended up going with was called Feel Good Laser & Skin Clinic in Richmond. I went along to the appoitment as it was not far from where we live and the clinic was very nice, quite new which I liked. The technology they had in there was very impressive, aesthetic devices have come a long way since I was in the beauty industry.

We had a great consulation with a lovely lady, she said that she would be the same person who will be reducing her stretch marks if we chose to go ahead. My daughter is looking to have another baby (last apparently), she has two already. We talked about the options for treating her stretch marks now or waiting. The lady said that if we treat them now it will work much better because the stretch marks are new. Because she did not get any stretch marks from her first boy, that means they are new and will respond to treatment a lot better than older stretch marks. So if she waits until she is pregnant again and then having to wait till after the next baby and then until breast feeding is over ideally, the first lot of scars will be quite old and would not remove as easily.

So that was the plan for us to get them removed now rather than later. So we were really happy and booked for a treatment next week for her (an early christmas present from Adam and I 🙂 )

So it has been a really good November. The only problem with going into a clinic again is that they offer so much more than stretch marks, so I will definitetly be having their cellulite treatment and they said they have a device that can permanently remove fat, like liposuction. So I have booked a cellulite appointment for next week when my daughter is having her stretch marks treated.

Excellent, thanks for reading will update next week on both our treatments.

Emilie xxx