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Does your bathroom need a clearance? We think so?

July is the time to carry out your annual bathroom audit. This is when you clean up or throw away out-of-date and unused products from your bathroom cabinet. Before you think that we are about to tell you to waste $$$ and throw out everything, breathe, that is not the goal. The first and most important step is to throw…

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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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Why your therapist is better than the beauty pages

What is the difference between a skin type and a skin condition and does it matter? A skin type is a description of skin that relates to the amount of oil found present. There are three skin types—yes, you read right—only three: oily, normal and dry. An oily skin presents with oil all over the face intensifying towards the T-zone.…

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Out, damned spot! Out, I say! To squeeze or not to squeeze?

In a perfect world we would always recommend not squeezing blemishes because it can break up the infection and spread it under the skin, creating a whole new crop of pimples. In reality, not squeezing spots is possibly the most ignored piece of sound beauty advice we give! But if you simply must squeeze, here are some basic rules to…

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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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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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Top eye care advice

The eye area has the most delicate skin on the face and, therefore, not only shows signs of ageing first but is also most affected by our lifestyle choices and our environments. The skin around the eyes is considered to be 5 times thinner than that on the rest of the face and it contains 20% less lipids and nutrients.…

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