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You gottta cleanse!

2020-05-22T06:33:21+00:00

Want to get skin off to a great start? It’s important to choose the right cleanser for your skin type and texture and here, we show you how. You wouldn’t build a house on shoddy foundations and, as with skin, the best place to start is at the beginning. Essential for skin health and wellbeing, a good skincare regimen begins with the right cleanser that is both gentle and thorough enough to be used twice daily. It’s also important to pave the way for application of any Brenwood treatments and skincare products and so cleansing helps to unclog pores suffering at [...]

You gottta cleanse!2020-05-22T06:33:21+00:00

Winter is coming – and here’s your wintervention

2020-06-02T05:11:53+00:00

With the relief from the scorching summer weather and the cooler temperatures settling in across the country, it’s time to face facts: winter is nearly here. While the changing seasons can bring with it the novelty of winter fashion and warming beverages (chai lattes, anyone?) it can also present a few challenges for your skin. Several people find as winter comes around, their radiant summer complexion is slowly taken over by dry, dull skin, but this doesn’t have to be the case! To help you prepare for winter, your Brenwood team has put together some top tips to take care of your [...]

Winter is coming – and here’s your wintervention2020-06-02T05:11:53+00:00

Your PowerUP Home Care Facial Instructions

2020-05-18T05:04:42+00:00

For the best results please start after double cleansing our skin So before you start here's what you'll need... Headband Mirror 2-3 damp Face Cloths Hand Towel  And our recommended products are... (We use only Ultraceticals Skincare - Australia's Leading Cosmeceutical Skincare Range) Cleanser Exfoliant Gel Even Skin Tone Serum B2 Serum Mask- Replenishing, Energising or Purifying Balancing Mist Eye Cream Vitamin A Moisturiser  And here's how ... Exfoliate: On a clean dry face Add 3 pumps of Even Skin Tone Smoothing Serum to Exfoliant Gel -Workover skin in light, circular massage movements. Remove after a few minutes with a damp [...]

Your PowerUP Home Care Facial Instructions2020-05-18T05:04:42+00:00

Collagen – your skin’s most precious asset…

2020-04-20T05:50:31+00:00

So, what is all the fuss about collagen? Well, let us get into the basics of the dermis layer of our skin. It is made up of  three crucial components: 🧡Collagen 🧡Elastin 🧡Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) such as Hyaluronic Acid. Together, these form the bulk of our skins vital support system- the Extracellular Matrix (ECM) and gives our skin its structure and strength. But as we age these components break down and result in reduced skin tone, fine lines, and wrinkles. Our skin cannot produce enough collagen and elastin to replenish what has been lost, so the skin begins to lose its strength, [...]

Collagen – your skin’s most precious asset…2020-04-20T05:50:31+00:00

Seven Tips to Make Sure You and Your Family are Sun Safe this summer.

2019-12-04T02:25:16+00:00

Australia, as you know, has the highest incidences of skin cancer in the world. For those of Northern European background, we have the wrong genes in the wrong hemisphere. Therefore, we have not evolved to deal with the punishing aspects of our glorious Australian sunshine. Consequently, many of us may develop unwanted and sometimes deadly cancers directly related to unprotected sun exposure. We can reduce our risk to these skin conditions (and many more such as premature ageing) with the daily application of sunscreen. Here are 7 reasons to start using sunscreen daily! Sun Protection Factor 15 or 30? When considering [...]

Seven Tips to Make Sure You and Your Family are Sun Safe this summer.2019-12-04T02:25:16+00:00

How a treatment for fish scales makes you look younger?

2019-11-13T05:09:32+00:00

Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) have for centuries have been used to promote a more youthful, fresh looking complexion by people in many civilisations History reveals that many ancient cultures knew of benefits of AHA's. In ancient Egypt, Cleopatra used Alpha Hydroxy Acids when she bathed in milk baths to soften her much admired skin! The women of the French Court of Louis XVI also used Alpha Hydroxy Acids when they rubbed wine on their skin to produce a softer, glowing complexion. Rediscovered in the early 1970s as a treatment for ichthyosis patients (a rare skin disease where your skin resembles fish [...]

How a treatment for fish scales makes you look younger?2019-11-13T05:09:32+00:00

Discover your Future Self

2019-10-15T02:52:38+00:00

Did you know you could be a time traveller?⏲ 🚀 Hard to believe? 🤔 On 23rd October you'll be able to do a form of time travel. See,  you'll have your very own Skin TARDIS to show your past and more importantly your future self. Guided by your very own Ultraceuticals Dr Who, Amy Valenti who, with the help of, the Observ Skin Analyser lets you see your possible future self. This specialised camera 📸 goes beyond the surface of your skin to delve into its deepest layers. Using polarized light technology it can assess the physical health of your skin now and how your [...]

Discover your Future Self2019-10-15T02:52:38+00:00

#18 Vitamin A – What’s all the fuss?

2019-10-04T05:19:23+00:00

Vitamin A – What’s all the fuss about? Well, all you hear about Vitamin A is spot on. As one of the most studied age management ingredients for reversing the signs of extrinsic ageing the consensus is that Vitamin A is the must be the cornerstone of any skincare program. According to skincare guru, Paula Begoun, “Regardless of your age or skin type, retinol is a superstar skin-saver you need to know about.” Retinol, Retinoid Vitamin A? I’m confused? OK, I can understand your confusion! Retinol is another name for Vitamin A as is Retinoid. Retinol (and its derivatives) are found [...]

#18 Vitamin A – What’s all the fuss?2019-10-04T05:19:23+00:00

#15 Do I really need a face mask?

2019-09-11T06:41:02+00:00

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 [...]

#15 Do I really need a face mask?2019-09-11T06:41:02+00:00

The Dynamic Duo – LED (Non Thermal Light) and Hyaluronic Acid

2019-08-06T06:38:35+00:00

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... [...]

The Dynamic Duo – LED (Non Thermal Light) and Hyaluronic Acid2019-08-06T06:38:35+00:00