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Tip-top care for hardworking hands and feet

Well-groomed hands and feet involve attention to more than just the nails. Our manis and pedis follow best practice. When we treat your hands and feet, we consider the long-term impact versus just the short-term goals. We want them to look beautiful beyond the nail colour. We want them to always be healthy and beautiful. You should never let anyone…

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Brave a boot camp—for your skin

Spring is the time for skin boot camps! After the drying and sluggish effects of winter there is nothing better than kick-starting the social season with a skin boot camp. You can send you skin to boot camp in many ways. As the name suggests, it is all about revving up or doing something different to stimulate positive results in…

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Reversal Of Fortune

It has been said of me that I can be a bit of a mad scientist with my experiments on my own skin. I love trying to push products to their ultimate levels of performance. Active ingredients like retinol, vitamin C and hydroxy acids have always captivated me. You may not be aware that, because of stability and compatibility issues,…

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Breaking the rules, for all the right reasons

The beauty industry has at times held onto time-honoured traditions and processes. Think about the three-step rule, which has now become about five steps. Sometimes your beauty therapist needs to break those rules or skip some steps. The adage that rules were made to be broken is very true for a beauty therapist, to allow us to achieve great results…

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Hair-less care in the colder months

As shorts are replaced by trousers and T-shirts by shirts, this time of year hair removal can become a distant memory, a chore that we gladly skip. But, in fact, winter can be the best time to concentrate on hair removal. If you have been considering IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) laser hair removal, winter is the very best time to…

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Knowing the skin you’re in

One of the greatest challenges in our industry is proper skin diagnosis. We find too often that new clients arrive brimming with misinformation or without having any real understanding of their own skin. Skin health can be at risk for new clients who have tried the latest product used by some celebrity, believing it would be perfect for them. You…

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Sun Smart Skin Saved

Firstly, a big congratulations to us! Australians are far more sun savvy than our northern hemisphere counterparts BUT … As is it is the beginning of summer, let’s recap on how to save your skin from the damage and ageing that sun exposure causes. The abbreviation ‘SPF’ stands for Sun Protection Factor. The number associated with an SPF reflects the…

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Nailing it

Gosh, nail polish technology has just boomed in the past few years. We have not seen anything like it for a long time. GEL nails—Not all gels are created equal! We recommend and choose to use OPI because their products deliver better-quality nails even after continued use of gels. WHY? OPI are still the only gel brand that is not…

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