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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 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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Skinceuticals Blemish + Age Defense Serum Review

My 45-year old oily skin has started to dry up a bit with age, but I still get a few annoying spots along my jawline and my eyebrows. Teenage acne is easier to treat because…

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  Which is the best anti-aging cream? This is my client’s favourite question. They don’t want to hear the answer though: boring unglamorous sunscreen. They roll their eyes and call me a nag. In reality…

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