Botox or Dysport?

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beautiful woman having botox injection in her lips

While Botox is a name we are all familiar with, but when choosing a wrinkle treatment Dysport is its biggest competitor. One difference is that Botox is from the US and Dysport has been studied in Europe. Dr Benjamin Norris MBChB, MMed(CLinEpi), FRACS, is the Medical Director of Form and Face – Plastic Surgery and [...]

Ask an Expert: 5 Ways to Help Maintain a Healthy Smile (Dr Ho)

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Dr Christopher Ho is an Oral-B expert and Sydney-based dentist. Here are his basic tips on how to maintain a healthy smile: Invest in a power toothbrush Power toothbrushes such as the Oral-B Triumph 5000 (pictured) and Oral-B BLACK use oscillating-rotating technology that is proven to remove up to twice as much plaque as a [...]

Molton Brown Festive Shower Gel Baubles

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I have to tell you that I am in love with the Festive Baubles from Molton Brown – small shower gels which come packaged and ready to hang on your Christmas tree. There are 8 fragrances to choose from, each in a different colour. These include Pink Pepperpod, Ylang Ylang, Orange and Bergamot, Gingerlily, Black [...]

Ask an Expert: Types of Facial Procedures

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With such a variety of facial procedures to choose from, it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. Dr Catherine Porter is a spokesperson for the CPSA and gave us a rundown of some of the popular treatments available: Microdermabrasion Microdermabrasion continues to be hugely popular in Australia. According to the [...]

50 Shades Of Winter Bronze

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Bronz Face

There’s a mild chill in the air as we cover up in warmer layers, but for many, the thought of snow and rain doesn’t dampen their desire for a beautiful bronze winter faux glow. But fake tanners be warned, botched winter tanning is a lot more unforgiving than a summer tan slip up. Less-than-perfect fake [...]

What is Acne: Expert Tips (Emma Hobson)

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Overnight Clearing Gel

Emma Hobson is the Education Manager for the International Dermal Institute and Dermalogica, and she recently shared her extensive knowledge with us on the subject of acne. : What is the difference between blackheads and whiteheads? Answer: A blackhead (comedone) is an over active oil gland (sebaceous follicle) that is clogged with oil (sebum), dead [...]

What Is Reflexology?

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IvyHan-Liangzi Health Oasis

Ivy Han is the General Manager of Liangzi Health Oasis and one of the treatments offered there is reflexology. While reflexology has been around for a long time, not everyone would be aware of the potential benefits. We asked Ivy to chat about all things reflexology, and her answers will certainly make you want to [...]

First Time Shavers Guide

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Deciding to shave for the first time is a big step for any teen and most will find it a tricky thing to navigate their first few attempts. If first time shavers don’t have anyone to ask about shaving, they may not be armed with the right knowledge, or the right tools, to shave properly. [...]

Appelle’s Skincare and Discount Offer

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Time for a change in skin care products? Then perhaps spare a thought for Appelles. I was delighted to be the recipient of a glorious hamper of Appelle’s most favoured products, and I must say, it was rather like my birthday (which, coincidentally, is rather soon). Appelle’s is an authentic Australian skincare company with a [...]

Gel nails: Facts vs Fiction

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UV gel nails can be an asset to anyone’s beauty closet; they last longer, stay stronger and give an unbeatable finish. But common misconceptions about gel nails meant that some girls are hesitant to try them at home. When applied, maintained and removed correctly gel nails are perfectly safe, easy and quick. Opallac founder, Ruby [...]