Thami Kwazi
Lifestyle Print Editor
3 minute read
3 Jun 2020
1:52 pm

What you need to know about vampire facials

Thami Kwazi

The facials have previously got a bad reputation, but the immediate result may not be dramatic.

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Platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) – some people refer to it as a vampire facial – will give your skin the ultimate boost by generating new skin, helping reduce facial scars, lines, acne spots and tightening – just as a workout would do for your body. It’s simpler than it sounds. Safety Dr Sandi Dyonase of Dr Sandi Medical Aesthetics, based in Hyde Park, has kept his rooms open during lockdown and is ensuring the safety of therapists, nurses and patients. Each patient gets personal protective equipment, which includes booties to cover shoes, a mask and sanitiser stations that don’t involve...