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Do you know the ABC of the ABC of skin care?

2020-09-09T07:12:55+00:00

When do I use my Vitamin A? Do I use my Vitamin B in the morning? Do I put my Vitamin C over my sunscreen? Yes, it can be confusing and while they're multiple influencers out there with extensive and complicated skincare routines there's a very simple way to use and apply your skincare products. And yes, the order of product application has a direct effect on how your skincare works. If you want maximum results with the minimum of fuss there are few simple rules to follow to keep your skin happy and healthy! The simplest … your skincare layers [...]

Do you know the ABC of the ABC of skin care?2020-09-09T07:12:55+00:00

#15 Skin Needling – What’s the point?

2020-06-21T08:11:02+00:00

Or the how, the why and who of the Collagen Induction Therapy... There are various names for this exceptional skin rejuvenation treatment - dermal rolling, skin needling, collagen induction therapy... However, regardless of the name, the technique used is the same. You see your skin has the natural ability to heal itself. Anyone who has cut or grazed themselves would have seen this process. This is the result of the skin generating, or more accurately, regenerating the collagen and elastin cells which are the building blocks of healthy skin. HOW... Not unlike an acupuncture treatment, medical-grade ultra-fine stainless steel needles penetrate [...]

#15 Skin Needling – What’s the point?2020-06-21T08:11:02+00:00

5 Age Management Tips that work for your Skin

2020-06-09T01:14:47+00:00

Getting older is inevitable, looking older is not. There are many ways you can restore, refresh, and rejuvenate your skin without invasive skin procedures. So, let’s start with your major skin concern… fine lines uneven skin tone loss of firmness dull skin sun damage You can improve these concerns with a homecare program that includes booster serums with proven age management ingredients. Achieve Even Skin Tone There are many causes to uneven skin tone and it certainly goes hand in hand with ageing and sun exposure, especially if you don’t apply sunscreen daily. Fortunately, there are ingredients that can make an [...]

5 Age Management Tips that work for your Skin2020-06-09T01:14:47+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

#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

#11 Using soap to clean your face? Then your skin is going to look like crap….

2019-04-12T04:25:29+00:00

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 [...]

#11 Using soap to clean your face? Then your skin is going to look like crap….2019-04-12T04:25:29+00:00

#7 Do I really need an exfoliant?

2019-11-13T04:40:53+00:00

Well, do you… Want smoother brighter skin? Want to get your skin glowing again? Want to reduce breakout? Want to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles? YES! YES! YES! YES! Then you need to consider the dynamic duo of skin ingredients - Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) and Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHAs). These leave on liquid exfoliants should be the cornerstone of your skincare program. Why? Young, healthy skin sheds build-up dead skin each day but as we age and with the added day to day exposure to sun and pollution this natural ability to exfoliate becomes faulty. But I use a [...]

#7 Do I really need an exfoliant?2019-11-13T04:40:53+00:00

Are you slowly destroying your eye lashes?

2019-02-19T05:51:27+00:00

Are you using your face cleanser to remove your eye makeup? Or even worse, not at all? Big Mistake! You could be slowly reducing the length and strength or your eyelashes (not to mention increasing wrinkles) if you use your everyday facial cleanser to remove eye makeup. Do your eyes and eyelashes a really, really big favour - here are THREE great reasons to use a specialized eye makeup remover correctly every night. It’s a no brainer! Removing eye makeup may seem like a no-brainer step in your skincare routine, but doing it the wrong way (or worse, not at all) can lead to [...]

Are you slowly destroying your eye lashes?2019-02-19T05:51:27+00:00

#6 Do I Really Need Eye Cream?

2020-03-02T07:41:37+00:00

There are many reasons why you may think you don’t need an eye cream… You may think your daily moisturiser will do the trick (it won’t), that skin is skin – the eye area is no different to the rest of my face (it is) and I get Botox so there’s no need (yes, there is). Let’s start with the skin around the eye area. Your eye area is one of the first areas to show signs of premature ageing (hello, Botox) – fine lines and wrinkles appear due to squinting and constant movement.  Plus, your skin is more fragile, [...]

#6 Do I Really Need Eye Cream?2020-03-02T07:41:37+00:00