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Advanced: Smart care


Take extra care of your skin when you hit your fifties.

Mature skin is not only more fragile, it is physically less sensitive, therefore, more vulnerable to bruising, tearing and free radicals.

If you take our advice there is no reason why we can’t have your skin looking clear and healthy.

Monthly in clinic treatments area a must, check out your treatment options here
At any age we need to be smart about our care but mature skin but you should have a clear skincare regime down pat.

Your routine should in the following:
Sunscreen: read why and what here

Moisturiser: Day and night, we recommend this one
Cleanser: Go for a milk cleanser, this will not only moisturise but it won’t strip the skin of the oil you need

Toner: Find a good one! It will replenish your skin barrier following a cleanse and prep your skin for makeup application.
Serum: Serums can provide the additional oils and nutrients you need in the skin.

Lastly, a mask! Masks are commonly added to a regime to target specific concerns but in your fifties masks can be added to your weekly beauty routine.

We recommend the Purifying Mask by HydroPeptide, $135

Appropriate for all skin types this mask is made for aging, dehydrated and sensitive skin, all things you will agree you need to target in your 50’s.

The mask will instantly create a more youthful radiant glow, extract impurities and minimise the appearance of pores as purifying clays, peptides and hyaluronic acid lift, firm and hydrate the skin.

Key ingredients –
6 Peptides: Improves the collagen and elastin, reduces collagen breakdown restores collagen organisation, improves hydration and reduces repetitive muscle contractions.

Your fine lines and wrinkles will appear reduced, instead you will see your skin lift and hydrate.

Enzymes + Sugar Extracts: Digest dead skin cells and increase the skin cell turnover, you know how important this is right? The is promote smoother, brighter skin and allowing for active ingredient penetration.

Kaolin + Bentonite Clay: Controls excess oil and extracts impurities. This will leave you with a purified and clear complexion.

Green tea, caffeine, Coenzyme A + Bupleurum Falcatum Root: For those of you playing at home, Falcatum Root is a Chinese root. These ingredients actively destroy free radical’s ad acts as an anti-inflammatory while also stimulating and purifying the skin. The signing of aging will be delayed whilst lifting and firming the skin.

Yes, one product does all of this and all you need to do is apply a thin layer to a clean face and remove with a warm damp cloth or just warm water after 10 to 20 minutes.

What are you waiting for?

For a thorough skin consultation:
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Fight back: Rebuild


Fifty and onwards the key change that happens is dryness.

Other changes to your skin will have become visible from your late 20 to 30’s.
Prior to penning all blogs, serious research is conducted to ensure we share as much information as possible to ensure we have properly educated you and you walk away knowing you’ve learnt something.

During our research, we discovered things a lot of people may not know.
Back to our first point, dryness in your 50’s, which isn’t just limited to skin, it’s your hair and let’s get real here, your private parts too.

This is all due to menopause. Many prepare for the hot flushed and night sweats but you may not know that falling estrogen levels can also affect the health of your skin and hair, leading to dry, flaky skin and lack lustre hair.

Estrogen is what keeps everything hydrated, plump and looking young. It is when estrogen levels begin to drop the skin becomes more wrinkles and dry and in some cases itchy. After menopause, oil glands in the skin shrink and less oil is secreted.

We don’t have a quick fix for menopause but we do have some great treatments to help you fight back and protect your skin.

The Gravity Defying Facial, $280 (Dr Spiller)
This treatment is an effective method for vitality and resilience, the skin is intensively hydrated and the connective tissue is tightened. For radiant, smooth and firmer complexion.

The Oxygen Glow Facial, $195 (Dr Spiller)
An oxygenating facial for skin with an impaired cellular function needing oxygenation. Includes a special mask preparation to soothe irritated, strained skins and boost the natural radiance of your skin, this facial is idea for environmentally irritated, strained and sensitive skin to reinforce the skin’s immune system. This steady supply of oxygen helps strengthen the skins functions.

Plumping Collagen Facial, $195 (Dr Spiller)
The collagen facial contains a collagen fleece mask, the supreme performance mask will improve the elasticity, restructure damaged skins, smooth lines and wrinkles, soothe and hydrate. A perfect facial is you are looking for incredible and immediate results.
You can read more about the treatment here

Anti-Wrinkle Facial, $165 (HydroPeptide)
The Anti-Wrinkle facial is a relaxing “no downtime” treatment that infuses the skin with the rejuvenating and uplifting benefits of 17 peptides and proteins.
The treatment will promote healthy skin renewal and brightness.

Whilst nourishing with vitamins and minerals, antioxidants work to protect the skin. Following just one treatment patients will see expression lines appear relaxed, skin is glowing, texture is smoother and skin is plumped.

As you can see there are many options to treat the skin to bring back to youthful glow and volume.
Check out some of the treatments we have recommended for the forty-something year old here

For a skin and/or cosmetic consultation: 
Call: 02 8897 0000
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Beauty

How to: Look good in your 50’s

 

“The young man knows therules, but the old an knows the exceptions”- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Some of these tips you’re going to read and think I’m too old, it’s too late or I just can’t be bothered.

Not only will they will make you look great but also FEEL great!
1. Look into getting your brows feather tattooed. There are so many wonderful options out there.

Make sure you go to someone with great reviews and scroll through all of their before and after images.
Read about the importance of brows here
If you decide to move forward with them here are some tips for care

2. Another great one is… Lash extensions. It’s not permanent, give it a go and see what you think.

3. Opt for a liquid foundation, powder will dry out the skin. If you haven’t already, try a BB or CC cream this might be a great option for you. We carry some wonderful Australian options, check them out here:
Jane Iredale
Victoria Curtis

4. If your skin is looking a little tired and you need an extra boost, try a gel bronzer to warm and energise your face.

5. Apply a good lip balm before lipstick. This will stop it from drying out and will make your lips look softer and plumper.

6. If you find that you have extra dry skin you might like to invest in a humidifier.

7. Keep teethe nice and white! Yellow ones will give you the appearance of looking unhealthy.

8. Treat yourself to a manicure and select a deeper shade, your hands will appear more youthful.

If your hands are giving away your age due to sun damage or lack of love and care you might like to try our “Goodbye Aging Hands” package:

9. In the end it all comes down to great skin! Read out treatment and product recommendations via the links provided.
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Wellness

Golden Jubilee: Fit and fifty

Welcome to your fifties beautiful.

Not only are you wiser than your twenties, but chances are you are stronger and more beautiful than ever before.Then why don’t you feel like it?

For women reaching middle-age, hormones play a huge role. Menopause is a biggie (and not something often spoken about). Emotions run on haywire.

If you have children, they have most likely grown up, leaving you and your partner (if you have one) as empty nesters.

Like any age bracket, there are the challenges that come with it – but also the opportunities. Fifty is a remarkable time to reclaim life as your OWN. At the risk of stereotyping, chances are if you are a female reaching 50, you have spent the good part of half of your life putting everyone before yourself – children, partners, friends, parents.

NOW is the time for you to reclaim your health, conquer your passions and really start living for you.Here are some simple ways to kick arse as a fifty-year-old:

Know your hormones
Chances are if menopause hasn’t yet hit, you will be going through the motions soon. Be sure to engage the help of a health care team – this could consist of your GP, a trusted gynaecologist and a naturopath.

Remember support IS available and invaluable during this time. If emotions feel overwhelming – share them with a psychologist, therapist or even girlfriends going through a similar time.

Remember this is all normal and you will be okay. Take ownership of what is going on with your body and you will have a much easier time hormonally.

Re-engage with hobbies that bring you joy
Hobbies aren’t just for the kids. As we age, we lose sight of doing things just for fun. What did you used to enjoy doing when you were younger? Was it dancing? Did you play a musical instrument?

Maybe there is a language you have always wanted to learn, or you want to hone in on your cooking skills? Whatever that desire is, NOW is the time to sign up to classes and invest in your passion. State of flow activities like these have a remarkable effect on your emotional wellbeing, resulting in an increase in happiness and joy. And who doesn’t want more of that in their lives?

Exercise
And no, this doesn’t mean you have to sign up to a boot camp or engage in any activity that you resent. In fact, I would advise NOT to do any of that. Find a form of exercise that you truly look forward to.

Maybe it is a nature walk once a week with your partner or friends. Maybe it is a yoga class or a gym membership or an indoor netball team.

Whatever it may be, keeping your body active and fit has a remarkable effect not only on your physical health (obviously) but your mental state too.

Sleep
Sleep can become really impacted as you go through the motions of menopause (hot flushes anyone?) There are some wonderful herbal teas and supplements available that your naturopath will be able to recommend you to support this.

Make your bedroom a sanctuary for sleep – use lavender essential oils, dim lighting with candles, and read your favourite book before shut eye (no scrolling on your phone in bed!) And obviously invest in a bedside table fan if the hot flushes get too much!

Have you worked out a sleep routine? Read some of our tips here
While you’re there read our tips for a morning routine here

What is your favourite part of being 50?

For a consultation with our Wellness expert:
Call: 02 8897 0077
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