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  • Achieve an A-list celeb worthy complexion all year.

    Achieve an A-list celeb worthy complexion all year.

    We have all done it one time or another and that is, swoon over the fabulous dresses, hair and make-up we see on the red carpet, not to mention, marvel at their flawless skin. We know that the couture and accessories are but a fairy-tale for most of us, but what if we told you that you too could ... View Post
  • The busy girl’s guide to looking good.

    The busy girl’s guide to looking good.

    Life moves a mile a minute. You want to look your best but can't spend all morning getting ready. View Post
  • Top 5 products for getting redness under control.

    Top 5 products for getting redness under control.

    Anyone with sensitive skin knows the struggles with redness brought on by internal and external factors . Though most people think about experiencing skin redness in the summer, it can actually happen all year round. View Post
  • Face Masks - why you need one

    Face Masks - why you need one

    A facial mask is a great addition to your skin care regime. Gina Gatford explains the three most popular. Cream masks Cream masks have a nourishing, creamy texture. They provide the skin with lots of moisture, oil and nutrients and have a plumping, moisturising and rejuvenating effect. Your skin ... View Post
  • The Power of Exfoliation

    The Power of Exfoliation

    Exfoliation. A word we've all heard before. We associate it with that “squeaky clean” feeling. But what does it really mean & why is it important? Regular exfoliation is a necessary step in achieving healthy skin. Simply, it’s the process of removing the layer of dead skin cells from the oute... View Post
  • Acne Treatment Tips

    Acne Treatment Tips

    Do you remember what it was like to be a teenager and wanting to grow up and be an adult as soon as possible? It is a confusing time thats for sure. If you have a teenager or are a teenager yourself you will know all about the hormonal imbalances that are happening in this stage of life - the cra... View Post
  • Wash your face!

    Wash your face!

    Okay, something that we all do, well should be doing every day, is washing our face from dirt, grime and everyday pollutants as well as any makeup on our skin. So how is the best way to wash your face? Here are some expert tips. 1. Ensure that the water you are using is not too hot or cold. If y... View Post
  • The ins and outs of Sensitive Skin

    The ins and outs of Sensitive Skin

    Published in Peninsula Living February 2016  Sensitive skin is extremely common with around 50% of the population experiencing some form of skin sensitivity and it tends to occur mostly among women, says Gina Gatford - Founder of AbsoluteSkin and qualified Beauty Therapist. Many people perceive t... View Post
  • What is it and How Do We Stop Ageing?

    What is it and How Do We Stop Ageing?

    Ageing, what is it and how do we stop it?  Do you want to slow down the ageing process? It comes down to a little bit of knowledge and making sure that you show the skin that you are in a little bit of love. Did you know? That people with light eyes and a fair completion are at greater risk if... View Post
  • Tips for Glowing Skin this Summer

    Tips for Glowing Skin this Summer

    It is Summer time and the weather is fine. Here are some of our tips to get gorgeous summer skin Switch it up. The hot summer weather means more humidity which equals more oil and grime on your face. You will need to adjust your regimen to match the summer time conditions. For example you may n... View Post
  • Top tips for Christmas shopping online

    Top tips for Christmas shopping online

    Christmas is almost here, can you believe it? The silly season is upon us, Christmas parties, quality time with your loved ones however first things first lets help you get your Christmas shopping sorted. Christmas shopping can be stressful and a costly exercise but with planning it can be a stre... View Post
  • Spring clean your skin care routine

    Spring clean your skin care routine

    Spring Clean your Skin Care Spring clean your beauty routine. Spring is a time for new beginnings; it is a breath of fresh air. The saying “spring clean” Is most commonly used for a tidy up around the home but why not give your beauty and skin care some sprucing up too? It is the best time to we... View Post
  • Travel Skincare Tips

    Travel Skincare Tips

    When you go on an overseas trip the thrill and excitement of your adventures often throws you out of normal skin care regime. Not to mention the stress the actual journey puts on your skin, Aeroplanes are virtually void of moisture and filled with germs. Here are some tips as to how to ensure yo... View Post
  • Is your Summer Body Ready?

    Is your Summer Body Ready?

    If ‘orange peel’ thighs are threatening to cast a shadow on your summer, you’re not alone. Up to 80% of us list cellulite as a beauty concern. Here are a few tips to help minimise the appearance of cellulite. What causes cellulite? Cellulite is actually a fancy name for collections of fat that pu... View Post
  • Are you getting the best result from your eye cream?

    Are you getting the best result from your eye cream?

    One of the first things most people notice about another person is their eyes. Your eyes can make you look awake, tired, sad, mad or happy. As a Beauty Therapist the most common questions I get asked about the eyes is “How do I apply eye cream?” “Why can’t I use my moisturiser?” and “How to keep ... View Post
  • Which  Facial mask should I choose?

    Which Facial mask should I choose?

    Using a facial mask can give the skin a little extra help when needed, especially before a special occasion.  I am offer asked what mask should I use, so I’ve put together my recommendations on choosing the right mask for your skin type and condition. Dry Skin  Can feel rough to the touch, appea... View Post
  • Physical vs. Chemical Exfoliation

    Physical vs. Chemical Exfoliation

    As more and more skincare products come onto the market it sometimes gets a little bit confusing, what to use on my skin?  So when it comes to exfoliation do I go physical or chemical? What is the difference? Physical Exfoliation - any abrasive material or substance that physically removes cell... View Post
  • Winning the monthly hormonal break out battle

    Winning the monthly hormonal break out battle

    Most of us have at some stage endured irritating monthly breakouts, which can make us feel self-conscious. No one is exactly sure why this occurs, but it's safe to say that it has something to do with the hormonal changes involved in the menstrual cycle.   Hormones are responsible for oil produc... View Post
  • Learning your ABCE to Vitamins

    Learning your ABCE to Vitamins

    You probably already know to ensure youthful skin: Protect your skin from the sun, have a great skincare regime, and eat a healthy diet. In addition, Vitamins A, B, C and E are fantastic for the skin.  But what’s the difference between them? VITAMIN A – A is for Ageing as it helps with the cell... View Post
  • Our Tips for Radiant Skin

    Our Tips for Radiant Skin

    Skincare can be confusing at times mask, cleanse, exfoliant… When? Where? How? To help you get the most from you skincare routine, we have put together our 6 steps skincare essentials. 1. Be consistent… Cleansing is the foundation of any skincare routine. Start by cleansing in the morning to r... View Post