The “natural” conversation extends to the food we eat, the fibres in the clothes we wear, and the products we apply to our skin. We take a closer look first at the basic in’s and out’s of what is good and perhaps not so good when it comes to natural skincare.
DNA repair enzymes have been available within the skincare industry for years, however it seems a lack of familiarity with their function, and supporting data, leaves many passionate skincare addicts missing out on these powerhouse ingredients that not only prevent skin cancers, leave your skin youthful and glowing.
Dr Armour tells us that ‘unfortunately, there are a myriad of effects that alcohol consumption can have on the skin. And, it doesn’t hurt to have these in mind. As with all good things in life – all things in moderation is the key!’
Having a rash anywhere on your body is never ideal, but one that frames your mouth and nostrils seems particularly cruel. We, with Dr Katherine Armour, have put together a guide to help you recognise signs and symptoms of perioral dermatitis and what you can do at home to minimise flares.
Kate Save is a mum of 2 girls, CEO of Be Fit Food, an Accredited Practicing Dietitian, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and a Diabetes Educator. As you can imagine, there isn't much spare time in her life for an extensive skincare regime. Click the link to see how Kate still gets the best for her skin on a very tight schedule.
“I’ve been wearing my pigment protecting stick and I’ve received a few compliments from strangers on how amazing my complexion is. One was even from the checkout lady at the supermarket. My car was right outside the shop and I had my stick in the car so she came out and tried the colour on her hand.”
We are the first to admit our eyes light up at every Farah Dhukai beauty hack, but in a world where social media rules and new'hacks' surface daily, promising to give you the silkiest hair and clearest skin, it forces us to wonder, are these at-home concoctions actually safe?
Hormone’s have a lot to answer for! They are effectively our bodies' chemical messengers, responsible for monitoring and controlling all sorts of outputs including both the physical and the emotional, especially during pregnancy and menopause.
With the arrival of daylight savings this week, the air is filled with prelude to summer feels. It's a significant reminder that long balmy days are just around the corner, one of the next big nudges towards summer is an unexpected dose of sunburn.
Spring Racing season is easily one the biggest events in Melbourne’s bursting at the seams social calendar. Every year it comes charging up before we have really had time to shake off the winter cobwebs so we thought we’d bring you the ultimate motivation to start in on a skin schedule.
Each year, the Australasian Society for Cosmetic Dermatology (ASCD) holds a symposium that spans 3 days and engages with every relevant and cutting edge cosmeceutical conversation globally. Read more about the 2019 event...
The old adage - fight or flight - applies to more than just our physical reaction to a perceived threat. Our skin also has the same physiological response to stress and exhibits a smorgasbord of reactive responses to counteract stressors we come across throughout our daily grind. And it shows.
We love to engage with all sorts of skin types to help you better understand what to embrace and what to avoid in your own skin care practices. This week we sat down with Administration Assistant and Mum Laura Byers.
We love to engage with all sorts of skin types to help you better understand what to embrace and what to avoid in your own skin care practices. This week we sat down with Interior Stylist and Mother of two Nina Provan of NP.CO.
Most of us grow up believing that troublesome acne is a one-off life phase that passes as we draw away from our pesky adolescent years. But if you are one of the many (MANY) out there still suffering from acne well into your twenties, thirties and beyond, you are not alone.