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

Look good and feel good with our Autumn beauty tips

As the days draw in and the cooler air descends, it’s time to reflect on your beauty regime. Here are our top Autumn beauty tips to keep you looking and feeling your best. – Rehydrate the skin. After being exposed to months of harsh Australian sun, the skin needs plenty of moisturiser to restore radiance. It is time to have your skin re analysed . Book in for your hydrating facial treatment or maybe time to have a peel or microdermabrassion.  Give us a call so that we will re assess your skin condition and discuss your next treatment plan … Continue reading

The benefits of anti-oxidants

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Skin is constantly bombarded with impurities such as pollution, toxins, radiation and smoke, all of which provide a breeding ground for free radicals that damage skin cells. The effects of free radical damage can be reduced with healthy doses of their mortal enemy ; ANTIOXIDANTS. Antioxidants such as Vitamins A, C and E work wonders for the skin and can be found in fresh foods as well as applied topically. Vitamin A in fresh foods   –   Vitamin A, ( Retinol)  is fat-soluble and is found only in animal products. It softens rough skin, improves skin texture and increases the skin’s natural … Continue reading

Eye treatments for dark circles, puffiness and wrinkles

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Are you concerned about the eye area? Are you suffering from dark circles, puffiness and wrinkles around the eyes? Here’ s how to keep your eyes sparkling bright! The skin around the eyes is much thinner and more sensitive than on the rest of our body, which is why this area needs tender love and care. The eyes also tend to be dryer because of the lack of sebaceous ( oil ) glands. They are often where the first tell-tale signs of tiredness, ageing and internal dysfunctions can show. Lifestyle can be a major contribution to problems of the eye … Continue reading

Chia seeds for Breakfast?

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Wake-up to a decadent and nutrient- rich Breakfast … Chia seeds – Coconut Pudding! Chia seeds may be tiny but they are packed with nutrients! Containing 8 times more omega 3 than salmon, which is vital for heart health and keeps the skin and hair radiant. Chia seeds provide an amazing array of health benefits. Chia seeds are high in fibre and they are excellent for digestion due to their gel-like consistency, as they absorb water, which helps to cleanse the system as they pass through the body.  The Chia seed is super high in antioxidants, calcium, Vitamin C, iron and … Continue reading