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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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Step by Step

Getting back to basics and utilising your products is sometimes the best advice we can give. 1. Cleanse- double cleanse in the evening to remove make-up and sunscreen first then cleanse the skin for preparation of treatment products 2. Tone/Lotion – keep this step simple and splash on like an after shave versus using cotton pads. Pre-modern technology toners where…

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Pollution is not so popular

We have all talked about protecting our skin from the sun; however, the next biggest aggressor to our skin’s health is pollution. The increase in air pollution over the past few years is having a fundamental effect on our skin. Prolonged and continuous exposure to heavy air pollution is more than the skin was designed to cope with. This exposure…

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Wax is not just wax

Just like oils ain’t oils, waxes are not waxes. In fact, the effectiveness of your hair-removal treatment can be attributed more to the quality of the wax used than to the skill of the service provider. Did that make you gasp? So few people realize the importance of good wax. A great wax contains a very high-quality resin, which gives…

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What to do other than eye cream

1. Have your brows shaped and tinted to give them greater definition. Brows should be not too arched; otherwise they can make you look tired, also the more skin visible between their lashes and brow, the more tired a person looks. 2. Have your lashes tinted monthly to make them look longer. Often the tips of the lashes lack colour…

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