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  • 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
  • Serums, what are they and do you need one?

    Serums, what are they and do you need one?

    Faster and lighter are qualities that I look for when I am going to run a marathon or do a triathlon, now put these two prized attributes to skin care serums. They are light, fast absorbing, results boosting liquids used as an addition to your moisturiser. They are powerful weapons to help comb... 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
  • New ASAP Radiance Serum

    New ASAP Radiance Serum

    I’m not going to lie but I was a little disappointed when ASAP discontinued Clearskin Gel. But, they have filled this void with the new Radiance Serum. Well I am in love...  the new ASAP Radiance Serum has now become one of my favourite serums. The first thing you'll notice is the consistency, it... View Post
  • A Colourful Christmas with YOUNGBLOOD

    A Colourful Christmas with YOUNGBLOOD

    Christmas is just around the corner and this year I am really excited as we have a whole new range of colourful make up from Youngblood to choose from at 20% off RRP.  For many years I have worked in skin care and my friends and family have always been appreciative of their skin care gifts, but... View Post
  • The Most-Wanted New Beauty Products Right Now!

    The Most-Wanted New Beauty Products Right Now!

    During June and July we have seen the launch of some new and improved products arrive in store… creating fabulous treats in store for you!  Let’s take a look, shall we: CLEANSERS  KOSMEA Facial Cleansing Wipes Gently and effectively removes make-up, dirt and impurities. Leaves your skin smoo... View Post
  • The Alpha-H Skincare Experience

    The Alpha-H Skincare Experience

    Alpha-H is an Australian owned and an award-winning cosmeceutical skincare brand for women and men wanting to see a real change to their skin. Based on scientifically proven technology, Alpha-H has an advanced formulation that blends Glycolic Acid with Vitamins A, C and E and naturally harvested... 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
  • The Wonders of Rosehip Oil

    The Wonders of Rosehip Oil

    Are you looking for a natural alternative that can help the appearance of your skin? Rosehip oil is the perfect solution.  Rosehip oil comes from the “hip” of the rose, which is the seed pod or fruit of the rose that occurs after the rose petals fall.  A rich source of antioxidants, essential f... View Post
  • Makeup Sliding Off this Summer? Time for Skin Perfect Skin Primer

    Makeup Sliding Off this Summer? Time for Skin Perfect Skin Primer

    Back in Beauty School our mantra for make-up class was; “It’s a crime not to prime.” So why is it so important to use a primer under our foundation? Primers can help in many ways from reducing the look of large pores, to minimising fine lines and wrinkles.  They also help in absorbing oil while c... View Post
  • The NEW Ahava Mineral Makeup Care | AbsoluteSkin

    The NEW Ahava Mineral Makeup Care | AbsoluteSkin

    What makes mineral make-up different from traditional make-up; it isn't the ingredients it contains but what's left out. Mineral make-up is not a new concept but has only in the last few years exploded in popularity.  The main ingredients are minerals such as mica, zinc oxide, iron oxide and tita... View Post
  • What's The Difference between AHA and BHA Exfoliants?

    What's The Difference between AHA and BHA Exfoliants?

    Great question! Both AHAs (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) and BHA (Beta Hydroxy Acid) are fabulous choices for exfoliating the skin’s top layer of dead skin cells, but each has its special qualities you'll want to consider when deciding which best for you: AHA is preferred for your prematurely aged, sun-... View Post
  • Fake It! The Perfect Tan This Summer

    Fake It! The Perfect Tan This Summer

    Fake It! This Summer With summer just around the corner, we all want that healthy glow without baking in the sun.  Prolonged sun exposure can quickly age your skin, causing it to dry out and wrinkle. It can even cause skin cancer. So how do we get the best out of our Fake Tan this summer and a... View Post
  • Kosmea Rescue Body Cream

    Kosmea Rescue Body Cream

    This stuff is truly miraculous!  From time to time the skin on my hands ends up like sandpaper and I've tried lots of creams to combat the problem.  Sometimes I've just used whatever was lying around at home and sometimes I've gone out and specifically bought some type of "intensive" hand cream, ... View Post
  • Alpha-H Liquid Gold Radiance targeting pigmentation

    Alpha-H Liquid Gold Radiance targeting pigmentation

    Cursed with pigmentation, age spots and sun damaged skin? Me too and so I'm dying to try Alpha-H's Liquid Gold Radiance. The serum has just been launched and promises clearer and brighter skin by targeting the source of pigmentation in the deeper layers of the skin. Recommended for: uneven skinto... View Post
  • Summer is soon upon us and now more than ever it is important to wear a daily application of sunscreen. This has always been a problem for oily or acne skins as typically sunscreens can feel heavy, leave a film on the skin or feel greasy. But no longer....say good bye to shine with Dermalogica Cl... View Post
  • Looking for that little "Miracle in a Jar' ? Well I think Kosmea have made it and what is so great about the range is that it is an organic and completely natural range. Let nature rescue you from skin emergencies with this organic soothing ointment -  The Kosmea Rescue Balm comes in a 50ml jar ... View Post
  • ASAP have reformulated their already popular eye repair cream. They've added a few more ingredients for improved results and they've also included an anti- irritant ingredient to reduce allergies and sensitivity. So if you couldn't use the old formula due to an allergy to it, you should be fine w... View Post
  • AbsoluteSkin and the team at ASAP are very excited to share news of theor recent success at the Australian Beauty Awards 2011. ASAP pure mineral make-up won the Judges’ Choice Award for the best mineral make-up. In addition to this, ASAP ultimate hydration was a runner up in the Judges’ Choice Aw... View Post