Introducing a skin superhero.. Avocados!

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope, it’s our fav taco-topper, the AVOCADO.   Although the avocado works wonders from the inside out, it also deserves a place on your face!   Avocado oil is loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamins A, D and E. We know it’s not the most affordable fruit on the market but avocados are extremely good for your skin. A good moisturiser containing essential vitamins can help from the outside, but it’s important to get plenty of vitamins from the foods you eat if you want to see an improvement in the … Continue reading

Gentlemen – Your skin matters too!

Guys, don’t worry, a good skincare routine doesn’t have to be a complex one. You can certainly look after your skin while maintaining a simple skincare regime. In this day and age, it is becoming more and more common for you guys to take pride in your appearance, yet sadly there is still a negative slur around it that’s causing lots of you to hide the fact that you’re taking care of your skin! YOU SHOULD BE PROUD! Following these simple steps will kick start a long & happy relationship between you and your skin. After all, you’re in this skin … Continue reading

WE.LOVE.JANE.IREDALE

Some people say that if you change your makeup, it can change your life and we couldn’t agree more!   You would too if you tried a mineral makeup that enhances your natural beauty, gives you exceptional coverage, won’t clog your pores, protects skin from sun damage, is anti-irritable…. and the list goes on!   Back in 1994, the skincare game was changed when the wonderful Jane Iredale introduced a new line of makeup that actually had skin care benefits! Using the highest-quality minerals available and organic ingredients when possible this makeup actually nourishes your skin.   Fast forward to … Continue reading

All hail Retinol – the gold-standard of anti-ageing!

Retinol (vitamin A) is your tried and true form of skin rejuvenation. From improving skin ageing, recovery, pigmentation, redness, blemishes & pore refining, this natural, wholesome ingredient is responsible for improving the quality of skin time and time again.   To bring it back to the basics, retinol is essentially a derivative of vitamin A. This vitamin is one of the body’s key nutrients for boosting cell turnover and retinol is the form of vitamin A which continues to make headlines.   We love the extensive Medik8 retinol product line that ranges from Night Ritual Vitamin A™ (0.2%) to maximum strength Retinol 10TR™ (1%), providing options … Continue reading

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