New Year’s Resolution to decrease chemicals in your life? Have no idea where to start? It’s a smart move and not only for your skin. Generally, the nasties in our lives don’t immediately hurt us, however, over time they build up with the possibility of creating health issues of all types. This happens because they […]
January is the one month of the year that, even if you have returned to work after the New Year, it generally is a quieter time. Once the festivities have calmed down and the family returned home, a breath of relief is often felt throughout the body and you may find you have time to […]
You may have Rosacea……………. if you suffer with flushing of the cheeks, nose, chin and forehead. Early diagnosis is the easy key to successful management of Rosacea, however, with the right information you can manage and treat it at any stage. Rosacea occurs when groups of capillaries close to the surface of the skin become inflamed […]
Ageing skin – how and why? As we age naturally, new cell growth slows and the healing of damaged cells is less efficient, cell DNA is changed which means that the new cells being replicated are also damaged. As a consequence, the amount of healthy collagen and elastin fibres in your skin are decreased, the […]
It’s Party Time!! The next 2 months for most of us are chock full of entertainment. Whether it’s the Spring Racing Carnival, the office Christmas party, or with friends and family, there are more opportunities to wear that fancy frock, stay up late, drink more wine and eat “yummy” foods which you pretend are green! […]
Vitamin A – facts, types and use Vitamin A in skin care products works by normalising skin functions which equals a correction of all skin conditions. It is a very exciting ingredient to add to your skin regime. It was conclusively proven in 1996 that Vitamin A as a topical skin ingredient is capable of […]
Sensitive Skins Having a skin easily irritated and reddened is often caused through a build-up of chemicals in the body and on the skin. It may be associated with a skin being sun-damaged, it may be genetic or caused through using harsh, dehydrating products on the skin. It can affect all skin types and ages, […]
Toxic chemical’s as ingredients in personal care products slowly build up in your system and/or your skin over time creating a dehydrated, more sensitive, reactive skin which is in poor health. For this reason alone it is best to avoid them. Here are some of the common ones. SLS – Sodium Lauryl Sulphate Is a […]
Humans need sunlight. We need it to produce Vitamin D, which is essential for strong bones and lots of other important body functions. Feeling its warmth on our backs gives us a wonderful glow and generally makes us feel good about the world. However, there is a down side to too much sun. Whether it is incidental […]
I’ve just returned from a trip to paradise! The final celebration of my turning 60 this year – yelp!! Off for 10 days in Hawaii with my beautiful and varied family. It’s wonderful to know the clinic staff can hold down the fort so perfectly! Thanks girls. This trip had been planned and booked […]
This special day is fast approaching and so whether you specifically celebrate it or not, it’s a day most of us think about the magic of our mums. Even if you don’t “get-on” and won’t communicate you’ll still spend time reflecting on your life and how it relates and has been formed by your relationship […]
Why we love Quinoa! Quinoa, pronounced ‘keen-wah’ is a wheat-free alternative that is grown in South America. It has been around for thousands of years and was a staple in the diet of the Incas and their descendants. Quinoa comes in two different types, red and white and interestingly, comes from the same family as […]
Our body is made up of between 60-75% water depending on the stage of life we are in. 15% of our body weight is water which is around 4-5 kg in a normal sized adult. We know it is very important to our general well-being however studies are showing that when we are dehydrated our […]
Check out my article in the Working Women magazine – Health and Wellness section — great tips for this holiday season!
READ the latest Issue of LIFT magazine! I have an article on page 34 entittled “The 3 essential habits to looking radiant,even on one of those days” To download current issue and read the article in its entirety, click here.