Skin Stories.

Success stories of embracing the process and finding great skin plus some useful advice.

So about that peeling…

So about that peeling…

It has been a busy month providing peels. So I thought I would share some of the peeling stages from my own peel that I finally got around to. It is a challenge doing your own peel application to say the least. Lucky you to have me do it for you! The version of the...

So about that peeling…

It has been a busy month providing peels. So I thought I would share some of the peeling stages from my own peel that I finally got around to. It is a challenge doing your own peel application to say the least. Lucky you to have me do it for you! The version of the...

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So about that peeling…

So about that peeling…

It has been a busy month providing peels. So I thought I would share some of the peeling stages from my own peel that I finally got around to. It is a challenge doing your own peel application to say the least. Lucky you to have me do it for you! The version of the...

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Languishing. The Emotional Long-Haul of Covid

Languishing. The Emotional Long-Haul of Covid

Feeling the blahs right now? Not a news flash I’m sure. Many are. I know I am. It’s hard to put your finger on it. Even if things in general are pretty ok, it’s feels hard to shake that feeling of …meh. Perhaps you call it Groundhog Day. Me, I call it wash, rinse,...

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Putting Peels in Perspective​​

Putting Peels in Perspective​​

I’m going to put it out there: the term Chemical Peel doesn’t really mean much. As a broad sweeping euphemism, it implies an action on the skin. Where it gets confusing and a bit messy to understand is because of the connection made between the term Chemical Peel and...

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Peels Anyone?

Peels Anyone?

Mention ‘Chemical Peel’ and it’s pretty much a guarantee what the response along with a wide-eyed look will be: “Oh, that scares me.” “I don’t like the idea of putting ‘Chemicals’ on my skin” “I have very sensitive skin.  Isn’t that bad for me?”   And of course,...

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Wondering… What do I do again?

Wondering… What do I do again?

The realization and effect of being disconnected from my work for so long. What do I do again? Of course I know what I do. But I have been seriously asking myself that question in the last while, waiting to see how the answer returns. As life begins again I am...

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The World Slowed Down

The World Slowed Down

The world slowed down, and to be honest - I liked it. For the first time, in pretty much my lifetime, there was respite from ‘life’. The world went on pause, pressures dialled back, and I found permission to be in the here and now. When previously my mind would have...

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Botox.

Botox.

You might have been ready for an in depth piece addressing all of your technical questions and concerns about Botox.  Those who know me know my approach involves more than just the surface level. My perspective on Botox is no different. It is not my job, expertise,...

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Sunscreen – why are we still talking about it?

Sunscreen – why are we still talking about it?

I always explain the obvious (and not so obvious) benefits of sunscreen, and the importance of it as part of a daily routine. I make a very good speech about it if do I say so myself. Not discounting that everyone already has enough stuff floating around in their...

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New Year, Old-New Routines

New Year, Old-New Routines

I stopped making New Year’s resolutions many years ago.  I found that too often, resolutions were driven by social pressure, connected to an unwanted or negative attribute – something we didn’t like about ourselves. It felt unhealthy to me, like a counter productive...

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