Look after your skin this Summer!

It’s well and truly summer now, and while the feeling of the warmth and heat from the sun on our skin is amazing, there are a few repurcussions that come along with it. Ensure you have a good facial sunscreen, a hat and some sunglasses before exposing that beautiful face at the beach!   Sun exposure is renowned for aging your face, with chronic overexposure to the sun changing your skin’s texture and weakening the elasticity. It can cause premature wrinkling and even easy bruising. If this doesn’t sound bad enough, research shows that UV exposure is responsible for 80% … Continue reading

The Secret to a Perfect Face with Skin Peels

#DidYouKnow: The skin naturally replaces itself every 40 days, but this process slows down as we age. Accumulated dead skin cells causes the skin to look dull as it doesn’t reflect light evenly.   Skin Peels are a procedure used to diminish imperfections by gently exfoliating the Stratum Corneum (the outer layer of the skin) peeling away dead cells and rejuvenating the skin – stimulating up your skin cell growth cycle, having many anti-ageing benefits.   They are designed to: ✓ Minimise the appearance of surface lines ✓ Smooth out rough or uneven skin texture ✓ Aid in clearing acne … Continue reading

Everything You Need to Know About LED Phototherapy

Want that radiating and WOW skin texture? Our non-invasive LED Light Therapy works at a cellular level to fight various skin concerns, such as active acne.   LED (light emitting diode) Phototherapy is a scientific process that uses specific wavelengths in the visible light spectrum to send light into the deeper layers of skin to activate and stimulate cellular activity, photo dermal blood flow and creates faster healing so your skin always look rejuvenated!   Phototherapy is completely safe and doesn’t produce a thermal reaction in the skin which makes this a very comfortable and pleasant treatment. Whilst some results … Continue reading

Facials – Why they have enormous benefits!

Facials are significantly much more than an hour of indulgent pampering. They have enormous benefits to your health & wellness of your skin, both short and long term.   Consistent facial care by an aesthetician can help prevent future skin care concerns that may appear – from monthly breakouts, to seasonal sensitivities, and even the first stages of aging.       Benefits of GERnetic Facials:   GERnetic Signature Facial: It’s ideal for all skins. This facial enhances the overall health and vitality of the skin. Essential nutrients found in the GERnetic range of products work on a cellular level … Continue reading

CIT – An introduction to Collagen Induction Therapy

What is it? CIT (Collagen Induction Therapy), also known as ‘Microneedling’ is a minimally invasive skin treatment that creates tiny punctures in the top layer of the skin using micro-fine needles – a treatment that’s virtually painless and incredibly effective.   It also allows for controlled induction of the skin’s self-repair mechanism by creating micro-injuries which trigger new collagen synthesis yet doesn’t pose the risk of permanent scarring.   Collagen is the protein that helps give our skin strength and elasticity, along with replacing dead skin cells. This procedure induces the production of collagen in the skin, making it beneficial … Continue reading

Feed your skin!

Try these skin-loving foods to help your skin glow this summer. Healthy Skin on the Menu Glowing, Healthy Skin is a must, in particular in Brisbane’s hot summer months where we are doubling up on sun protection. Of course, a good skincare regimen coupled with regular facial treatments go a long way to improving your skin’s appearance and preserving natural elasticity, however what we put in our bodies has a huge impact as well!   This article will discuss what we should be eating leading up to summer, rather than what we should be avoiding (because let’s face it, it’s … Continue reading

Winter Skin

With the coldest, driest months of the year upon us Winter can play havoc with our skin. Our faces take the brunt of the colder weather, so take action before the problem start. Now is the time to be diligent with cleansers, moisturisers, and masks. They need updating so do not hesitate to contact us for your winter skincare update. A good skincare routine becomes especially vital, which should include nourishing and nutritive products to protect and maintain a healthy winter skin. If your skin is dry..don’t forget to drink water. You may not feel as thirsty in winter as … Continue reading

Thyme for some tea

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Thyme for some tea for these cold winter days… Thyme has been used as food and medicine since ancient times. The french sip thyme tea for pure pleasure, but it is also wonderfully healing for winter ailments like sore throats, upper respiratory troubles and tummy bugs. Thyme contains thymol which is a great anti-oxidant, and may help to increase omega-3 fatty acids in brain cells. Thyme also contains iron and vitamin K. Thyme tea contains only one key ingredient which is THYME and for most of us we have it in our kitchen cupboards or in our fresh herb garden. … Continue reading

How to save your skin this winter

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As the days are growing a bit longer, dry chilly winds are picking up, and humidity levels are dropping , all these weather elements are causing the skin to become dry , flaky and itchy. How do you save your skin this winter? By nourishing your skin with GERnetic’s anti-ageing and nutritive products and taking heed of our simple advice, winter won’t seem like such a cruel season for your skin IF YOUR SKIN IS… DRY DON’T FORGET TO DRINK WATER. You may not feel as thirsty in winter as you do in summer but it is essential to keep … Continue reading

Winter Tips

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During winter, our skin can become dull and dry, so to help keep you on the path of well-hydrated skin, we’re sharing some of our favourite winter skin care tips and listing the jane iredale products to help you perfect them. Our first tip: Just because it’s cold doesn’t mean that you don’t need to stay hydrated. We’re all pretty good when it comes to moisturising during summer (we usually have a glowing tan as an incentive), and staying hydrated is easy as the warm weather makes us thirsty, but what about hydration in winter? With less skin on show, many of … Continue reading