Well, if you’ve perfect skin, hydrated and blemish free then probably not! However, if your skin is Dry Breaking out Oily Flaky or Dull and devitalised Then a mask is going to play an) important supporting role in your home care. (Although for those lucky perfect skin people there’ll be times when a face mask will help your skin to look and feel more hydrated.) With all masks the key is what works for your skin and what is going to make your skin worse. So, what type of mask do you need? Masks come in a variety of forms and [...]
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Winter -It’s a time of reflection and observation. As the weather cools, more time is spent inside and there’s a tendency to slow life down. It’s a period of nurturing and the perfect opportunity for bit of me-time. But did you know Winter challenges the skin more than any other season, so it is very important to give it extra care and attention over the next few months. And did you know that if the temperature drops below 8 degrees, our sebaceous glands dramatically slow production of sebum (or oil), or can stop completely? A lack of sebum weakens the barrier [...]
On 20 May 2019 I had head and neck surgery to remove part of my lower jaw. Without going into all the gory details, I was left with a significant scar (requiring 30 staples) the full length of my neck. Combine this with post-surgical oedema and my face, to be totally honest, looked a little rough. My mission… To find a suitable treatment program to help reduce my scar that was not going to comprise to my surgery. Research led me to a combination of treatments that helps restore, heal and stimulate scar (and by default) rejuvenation. And these treatments are... [...]
Here's a little home facial you can do to help increase hydration and give your skin a moisture boost. ✈✈✈ FIRST - Turn off the phone📴📵 , computer💻 and kids 🧒🧒🧒(maybe not!) Here's what you'll need... Fibrella, Cotton Rounds, Cleanser, Skin Mist, Exfoliant, Replenishing Mask, Moisturiser, Eye Cream, B2 Serum ✅Start with warm water (not HOT). ✅ Dampen cotton rounds with Soothing Eye Makeup Remover (leave on for about 30 seconds and gently work into your lashes- try not to drag across your eyes) ✅Using your preferred cleanser - add a small amount of water, mix and apply to your skin - [...]
Did you know one of the top three skin concerns our clients struggle with is … 🥁🥁🥁Open Pores! Truth is you can't eliminate them BUT we can help you make them appears so much smaller. Enlarged pores are stubborn skin concern. And I feel your pain – I’ve tried everything to get rid of them only to find most didn’t work or worse… Help is at hand! Consistently using the right ingredients helps minimise these issues. But works and what doesn’t?🙄🙄🙄 Things to avoid … ❌Don’t use bar soaps -ingredients keeping bar soap it in its solid form can clog pores. [...]
While permanent hair removal can make your life so much easier (imagine the dread of shaving or dealing with ingrown hairs is gone – FOREVER ) -not everyone is suitable for IPL treatments. Here are few factors to consider before considering any light based permanent hair removal. Of course, this is only a guide and your suitability can be best assessed by a trained IPL technician. 1. Hair colour… Ideally, your hair colour should be dark, black, dark brown and brown hair is best for permanent hair removal. Lighter hair can be treated (IPL combined with Radio Frequency is effective in [...]
HELP! I’m a woman and I've got whiskers! Hair doesn’t always behave, and often appears in places where we don’t want it. But why is it on my chin? First a little background... Did you know we’re born with every hair follicle we’ll ever have? And did you know those hair follicles are distributed all over our body – except for our feet and hands (unless, you’re a hobbit). And over time our baby hair (known as vellus hair) turns into terminal hair (our thick, coarser hair) usually visible on our head, pubic area and underarms. For men that can also [...]
Winter is the time you plan for summer. If you want to be summer ready – hair free, skin smooth and free of sun damage then you need to start planning now. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is your go to for a range of treatments including permanent hair reduction and skin rejuvenation. IPL works by using high-intensity pulses of visible light to improve the appearance of the skin, treat specific skin concerns and remove hair. It does this by targeting the lower layers of skin (dermis) without affecting the top layers of skin (epidermis). So, you receive a non-invasive and non-ablative [...]
Yes, soap is the last thing you should be using on your face - sure, use it for your smelly bits but if your using soap on your face - your skin is going to look like crap. Why? Well, most soaps are alkaline and our skin is acidic – to get technical your skin’s natural pH is around 5.5. (In fact, our skin is protected by a thin layer called the acid mantle.) As soap’s pH ranges from 8-10, and this instantly strips the skin of its natural moisture instantly sending your protective acid mantle into a tailspin. The result [...]
It’s interesting, we often see guests who advise they’ve sensitive skin. Or, do they? When we start to look further, we often find that our response is… “You don’t have sensitive skin, but your skin has become sensitised.” So, what’s the difference? Well, there’s a big difference between the two. Just like dry, oily, or combination skin, sensitive skin is something you’re born with. It doesn’t just happen. Usually, sensitive skin people have fair complexions that flush easily or swell a bit to the touch. They may even get red or blotchy for no apparent reason. That’s why skincare and make-up [...]