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Through the ages – in my teens

One of the most amazing things about becoming a beauty therapist was when I was young I discovered that I was not the only one………..who had hair on her toes, who had pimples or who was insecure about how I looked! The things I learnt by being an under 20 year old beauty therapist. I became a beauty therapist and…

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Can you spot the difference?

OK pigmentation is a massive topic so let’s keep to some basics. Pigmentation that is caused by either hormones or sun can be treated and reduced. Pigmentation is caused when a chain of communications   are   over stimulated by either hormones or sun. What happens within the skin is a series of complex systems that trigger the next element to finally stimulate…

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SUNsational Skin!

It is hard to believe with all the information we have in Australia that people still do not understand how to use sunscreens properly. Here are my top tips and myth busters.  Firstly the higher the protection  does  not  necessarily mean better protection. The SPF factor is an equation  regarding length of time of exposure ,  not degrees of protection. For example the average person of…

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A conversation on ageing part I

If beauty only comes from within then why is there a beauty industry? Obtaining beauty is such a personal and subjective matter that depends on upbringing, culture, genetics, and philosophy. I believe beauty is health and confidence that comes from within and on the outside. The obsession that the opposite to beauty is lines and wrinkles to me is misguided.…

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