Physical Sunscreen Absorbs UV

Chemical vs Physical Sunscreen

Physical sunscreen continues to be plugged as the BEST option by many because it ‘apparently’ reflects 100% of UV. Physical, just like Chemical, actually absorbs UV. We know it might be hard to believe, especially when you’ve got dermal therapists and big franchises claiming otherwise just so they can sell you their own in-house products. […]

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 […]

dermaviduals PlutioDerm Fluid is here!

dermaviduals PlutioDerm Fluid

Just arrived in clinic – the all new dermaviduals PlutioDerm Fluid is here! Blemishes, acne, breakouts, congestion – it’s something most of us are familiar with and struggled to control at some point in our life. You may even be struggling with it right now. A good skincare routine is the secret to healthy skin, […]

Chemical vs. Physical Sunscreens: The Science!

Chemical vs Physical Sunscreen - The Science

It’s the time of year when sunscreen becomes a ‘hot’ topic. If you were believe most of the nonsense out there, you’ll probably never use a so called ‘chemical’ sunscreen ever again. There are two common reasons why this might be: You’ve been told or read somewhere that ‘physical’ reflects UV where as chemical absorbs; […]

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 […]

Omega-3s – Essential for Healthy Skin and Body

Nordic Naturals Omega3 Fish Oil for Skin Health

Did you know that the human body is made up of approximately 37 trillion cells, and each one of them contains important omega-3 fatty acids that the body needs to stay healthy and function normally? It’s true. Evidence from over 30,000 studies conducted on EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) indicate they play important […]

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 […]

Skin Health Seminar

Skin Health Seminar

On Saturday August 25th at 12:30pm, we will be hosting a Skin Health Seminar that aims to highlight what ‘real’ skin health is all about and how you can achieve it. We will introduce you to corneotherapy and skin anatomy. The importance of the skin barrier and the critical role it plays. Internal health and […]

Cosmetic Injections. It’s a risky business!

cosmetic injections botox fillers

Cosmetic Injections are growing rapidly in popularity. What was once almost unheard of is now readily and easily accessible. Unfortunately, cosmetic injections including fillers and botox can be administered by someone just out of nursing school with very little (if any) additional training – and therein lies a big issue! For your own health and […]