Herb-a-licious: The Herbal Hydration Peel

Have you had a “Beauty Peel” yet?

Formally known as the B Peel, the Herbal Hydration Peel is a great addition to the Face Plus Medispa treatment menu.

For those of you who have experienced a Face Plus Enzyme Facial or the Herbal Phyto Peel, this peel sits perfectly in between these two facials.

This one hour peel, much like the other facials peels available across all Face Plus Medispa clinics, are a natural alternative to chemical peels.

Following the facial your skin will feel and look immediately rehydrated and youthful. A perfect peel to have a week or so before an event. We will further elaborate on the benefits further down.

Using the power of the herbs, the Herbal Hydration Peel was made for those concerned with:
Brightening the skin
Increasing firmness
Cellular rejuvenation

How are the above concerns targeted you ask?
The peel activates the skin’s metabolism and detoxification by increasing circulation.

The skin is supplied with oxygen and nutrients by the improved microcirculation.
the treatment also activated the skin’s repair mechanism through targeted, controlled irritation.

There are many incredible benefits to the Herbal Hydration Peel, including:
As mentioned above patients will see an immediate visible difference, the skin will feel instantly rejuvenated.

One treatment weekly or fortnightly, with a total of six treatments, the skin, long term will be revitalised and smoother.

The Herbal Hydration Peel will improve the skins complexion without any visible signs of peeling.
You can read more about this facial HERE

Call your nearest clinic for a thorough skin assessment:
Bankstown: 02 9796 7007
Bondi Beach: 02 8897 0077
Bondi Junction: 02 9386 4411
Email: [email protected]


Revive: Products to revive your summer skin

Autumn and the cooler months are the optimal time of the year to be working on your skin.

We all begin to spend less time in the sun so it’s a great time to be focusing on anti-aging treatments and best preparing your skin with the drier times as… “Winter is coming…”.
So what can you start working?

There are many treatments to specifically target pigmentation and now is the best time to start. You can read about the treatments HERE

There are also at home products you can also begin adding into regime for optimal results. The first product we highly recommend you add is the Ultra MD, Brightening Serum. This is the one product that will visibly diminish the appearance of pigmentation.

With a potent blend of AHAs and BHA, the Brightening Serum works to improve texture, clarity and luminosity. This product can be used daily, please ensure you consult with your dermal therapist prior to implementing this product into you regime. More info on this great product HERE 
Ultra MD, Brightening Serum, $155

When you are lacking hydration your skin will appear quite tired which leads to an “aged” appearance.

The most important thing is to keep hydrated. It is also time to step up your products.
1. Continue to use a sunscreen, if you didn’t use one during summer, do us a favour START!

2. Cleansing your face is still a very important step in your skin care regime as is exfoliating. We recommend the cream based exfoliator by Dr Spiller, Jojoba Peeling creme.
Dr Spiller, Jojoba Peeling Crème, $67

3. Continue to tone your face, your skin still faces the daily elements and the toner will ensure your skin is clean and ready for the moisturising hydration you are about to apply.

4. Add a serum NOW, prior to your moisturising cream apply a serum to your skin for that extra hydration. We recommend the Ultimate B2 Hydrating Serum.

The serum contains hyaluronic acid to synergistically help restore vital moisture balance and provide long lasting hydration. Depending on your skins needs you can use this product once to twice a day, you can also spot treat specific areas you require that extra boost of hydration.
Ultra MD, Ultimate B2 Hydrating Serum, $99

5. Review your moisturiser. Does it provide enough moisture or do you feel you need to reapply immediately? If you’re finding yourself using more product than you would in summer, it’s time to step up to a more hydrating product for the next 6 months or so.

Skin Texture
Your skin texture may also appear rougher and not as smooth to touch.

Considering all of the above changes will definitely impact you skin texture.
If skin texture has been an ongoing issue we highly recommend these two products on rotation:
HydroPeptide, Cleansing Gel: $69

HydroPeptide, Exfoliating Cleanser: $69

The HydroPeptide range of products are made to perfect and correct aging skin. The cleansing gel should be used twice a day.

The Exfoliating Cleanser should be incorporated every second day only once. Please keep in mind these are instructions for those who are concerned with skin texture.

Using these two powerful products together with your other home care techniques your skin will begin to repair the dames cell structures! Daily skin regime will vary from person to person and it’s always best to book in a consultation with our dermal professionals for your tailored home care plan.

Visit one of the Face Plus Medispa clinics for a thorough skin consultation: 
Bondi Junction: 02 9386 4411
Bondi Beach: 02 8897 0077
Bankstown: 02 9796 7007


Transition: From Summer to Autumn

Like the weather changes with the seasons so does your skin needs.

We don’t want to be the bearer of bad news but Summer is well and truly gone, well the weather is still amazing but we are today, officially in Autumn.

Here is what you need to know in the beauty department:
Autumn calls for rich burgundies and matte metallics.

Enhance just one feature: Eyes, skin or lips (we vote the lips)
If you do choose to enhance the eyes apply the lip with bright hues like red and yellow, wear it almost like an accessory!

The no make-up look/clean minimal look is still in! Read a how to HERE

You can always add a richer flush of pink to the cheeks for the extra “rosy” look.

We’ve also noticed the 90’s creeping in, we told them they’re not welcome here but they insisted we introduce them… Bold blue and glitter! If you choose to participate in the glitter trend, this blog is a MUST READ

No matter what look you go for the overarching message is fierce and powerful female!

Key skin needs for the transition:
The cooler temps will mean you need a richer skin routine to ensure skin is adequately moisturised from head to toe.

You may need to transition from a gel cleansing to a creamier formula.
Your skin will require a deeper hydration so switch out your light weight creams for something a little thicker!

If you’re using the Dr Spiller, Royal Jelly Cream you may need to transition to the Dr Spiller, Propolis.
Remember, you still need to exfoliate! As the temp starts to drop and the skin gets drier it’s even more important to exfoliate. BUT don’t over exfoliate the skin, 2 to 3 times a week is more than enough. Be gentle on the face and a little firmer on the body!

Please stop using grocery store exfoliators, these are too harsh on the skin. We carry a range of exfoliators including the Dr Spiller, Jojoba Peeling Cream and the HydroPeptide, Exfoliating Cleanser.
Dr Spiller, Jojoba Peeling Cream: $68

HydroPeptide, Exfoliating Cleanser: $69

Scent? Switch out your fruity perfumes for spicier scent.

Hair? Curls! Big ones too!
We hope we’ve helped with the transition. We look forward to seeing your Autumn looks!

Interested in a skin or cosmetic consultation to make sure you’re on the right track for the season? Call your nearest clinic for an appointment: 
Bondi Junction: 02 9386 4411
Bondi Beach: 02 8897 0077
Bankstown: 02 9796 7007


Nighty night: Your nightly routine and sleep

Sleep is important because it allows the mind and body time to recover.

As the weather cools down and we say goodbye to long summer nights, the cooler evening change is the perfect time to get your sleep in check.

Sleep is by far one of the most underrated health tools. When we think of ‘health’ we immediate think of what we eat and how we exercise – sleep rarely makes the list.

As a society we are more burned out and fatigued than ever before, leading highly stressful lives, and sacrificing much needed rest time to keep up with our fast-paced lifestyle that has become the norm.

Our poor bodies are running on empty and craving sleep – but rather than fix the issue, we manage it with coffee, energy drinks and sugar!
Sleep fun fact

  • You should ideally have between 7 and 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep each night
  • If you are waking through the night, you are not getting the deep restorative sleep your body needs to recoup
  • It should take you no more than 15 minutes fall asleep each night
  • The hours of sleep you get before midnight are worth significantly more to your health than the hours you get after midnight

Chances are you didn’t know the above or if you did, you may not be adhering to these ‘sleep rules’. The easiest way to get yourself a deep and restorative sleep is to develop a nightly ritual – that is, a practice you do every single night, reminding your body it is time to wind down and sleep.

Here are some easy tips to incorporate into your nightly routine to prompt a deep and restorative sleep:

Dim lighting
 Melatonin, the sleep hormone, raises in dim lighting as this tells our body that the sun is setting and it is time to sleep.

Dim lighting like candles and warm lamps an hour before bedtime are ideal to induce melatonin levels and prompt a deep and restful sleep.

No back lit devices
Say goodbye to scrolling in bed. Backlit devices like laptops, phones and TV interrupt melatonin levels and confuse the body – as the light indicates ‘day time’ – which is the opposite of sleep time.

Switch your phone to flight mode, turn off the WiFi and all technology an hour before bed. Start to read or journal instead!

Deep breathing
To encourage the relaxation response in your body, lie in bed half an hour before sleep time and breathe deeply – into your stomach, hold for 4, and exhale for as long as possible. Repeat. If you prefer a guided meditation, Insight Timer has wonderful sleep time options.

Essential Oils
Essential oils like Lavender and Frankincense not only promote a relaxation response in the body, but are wonderful oils for sleep.

Pop a few drops on your pillow before bed, or even better, use a diffuser and incorporate a few blends into your nightly routine!

Read how you can establish a better morning routine HERE

You can only try one of our tea specifically designed for a better night’s sleep, read more HERE
What helps you sleep at night?

To make an appointment with our Wellness Expert:
Bondi Beach: 02 8897 0077
Email: [email protected]