Category Archives: Treatments

Deeper isn’t better, and there doesn’t need to be blood!

Micro needling Depths

When it comes to skin needling/micro needling, there is a common misconception that deeper is better and that your face needs to be covered in blood for it to be effective. This is completely incorrect and not true! In virtually all cases, there is no benefit going any deeper than 0.5mm to 1mm – depending […]

Micro-Needling – what to look out for!

Skin Needling Setup Prep

If you’re considering micro-needling/Skin Needling treatments (also commonly referred to as Dermapen) then it’s important to find a reputable clinic with a highly trained therapist that not only has a great understanding of the skin at a cellular level, but also one that is committed to providing the highest level of health, hygiene and safety. […]

Take the Consultation Process Seriously


When it comes to skincare and skin management, the consultation process is the most critical part of any new skincare routine – especially when dealing with more complex skin concerns such as acne, rosacea, melasma and so on. If you don’t take this step seriously, then you’re wasting your time and money! Unfortunately, a lot […]

Laser/IPL Treatments – What You Should Know

Laser IPL Machine

We often get asked by our clients what to expect during Laser or IPL treatments – and we’ve certainly heard a fair share of horror stories. First of all, it’s very important to note that there is absolutely no regulation in Victoria when it comes to the use of laser/IPL machines of ANY kind – […]

EXCEED Medical Microneedling Device

Amiea Med EXCEED Medical Microneedling Device

EXCEED by amiea med is an amazing new medical micro-needling device like no other. The gold standard. 🧬 Micro-needling, Skin Needling or Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) is one of our most popular treatments. For this reason, we’ve been on the hunt for a new micro-needling device for a while now. We had almost committed to […]

Cleansing – Perhaps the Most Important Step

Cleansing - First Step to Skin Health

What’s one of the best ways, and perhaps the key to fresh, clean, glowing and healthy skin? CLEANSING! We’re serious. It’s perhaps the most important step in your skincare routine and the foundation of which any good skincare routine should be built on. If you can’t get the basics right, then you might as well […]

Micro-dermabrasion. A pure insult to your skin!


Micro/Hydra/Hydro-dermabrasion. It has a few different names depending on where you go but the basis of the treatment is still the same. It’s probably one of the most skin damaging, time and money wasting treatments available today. Anyone offering you these treatment will tell you the same old story – it’s a good clean out […]

What is Corneotherapy?

Epidermis and Dermis x10

Corneotherapy is the science of the epidermal skin barrier defence systems. It is the foundation of remedial methodologies that repair skin while preserving the integrity of the epidermis at all times. In other words, it is the science of restoring and maintaining healthy skin; and it’s central to the philosophy of dermaviduals. Corneotherapy takes the […]

Dry skin? Flaky skin? Do not exfoliate or peel it!

dry skin flaky skin do not exfoliate

Dry skin and/or flaky skin is more often than not related to an impaired skin barrier. An impaired skin barrier can often be attributed to over-exfoliation (eg. peeling or modalities like microdermabrasion) combined with poor quality products containing barrier impairing ingredients, and can even be linked to internal imbalances related to smoking, alcohol, lack of […]

New facials… possibly thousands of them!

dermaviduals facials alga mask

No, we aren’t going crazy. With the introduction of dermaviduals, we’ve had to rethink how we deliver our in-clinic facials. While we’ve always been able to customise your facials with potent powder actives and powder blends, we’ve now stepped into a entirely different realm altogether. We have the ability to customise your facials one ingredient […]