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Teoxane 3D Lip Review

What is it? Teoxane 3D lip balm especially designed to hydrate, nourish and plump lips between clinic treatments. How does it work? Microspheres of collagen + hyaluronic acid plump up lip lines. Instant hydration +…

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Review: Skinceuticals Phyto Corrective Gel

Have you heard of Skinceuticals? Whilst I still trust Skinceuticals, the innovative scientist who founded the brand passed away in 2013. What is it? Cooling gel serum for a sensitised skin. Water-based or oil-based? Water-based.…

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Can CBD oil supplements de-stress your skin?

Have CBD supplements de-stressed my client’s skin?  For years one of my facial clients has suffered from two dry, crusty patches on either side of her nose. We have tried everything to get rid of…

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Cleansing Oil Review: Clinique Take the Day Off

Clinique Take The Day Off was the first cleansing oil I ever tried. I had always wrongly assumed that oils would break me out – but I was pleasantly surprised. Now I can’t imagine not…

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Cleansing oils: Have you tried one yet?

My discovery of cleansing oils So you know the story. When my oily skin become perimenopausal, it started to feel tight after cleansing. I did some research: most facial washes are pH balanced or even…

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Cleansing Oil Review: Medik8

What is it? Cleanser / make-up remover Who is it for? Medik8 are one of the few cosmeceuticals to offer a cleansing oil, so I was immediately impressed. When they launched in 2009 they filled…

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Pha Exfoliation: Review of Neostrata Bionic Cream

Claim Neostrata Bionic Cream (Pha 12%)  forms part of the Restore range which provides ‘powerful anti-ageing benefits for sensitive skin’.   Do I use it in my salon? It is so gentle that I use…

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Micellar Water Review: Simple Micellar Water

What is Micellar Water? A micellar water is basically a cleansing compromise: a 2-in-1 make up remover and toner. My low maintenance clients love them because they don’t need to rinse them off. Who is…

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