Skin protection | How much is too much to pay for a tan?

On Oct 17,2017/

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Sun protection is paramount to looking and feeling young, healthy and skin-cancer free. It may feel glamorous to lay on the beach working up a golden tan, but what price are you prepared to pay? According to the Cancer Council, Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. Many people die each year from an almost preventable disease. …

Summertime blues | skin and hair problems? | We’ve got you covered

On Oct 10,2017/

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When the summer season is in full swing, the hot weather, not to mention fun in the sun, can wreak havoc on your skin and hair. If your skin type is dry, you may find it is raw and itchy. If it is oily, then the hot humid weather may be causing excessive breakouts. And if you have been enjoying …

Chemical peels | skin rejuvenation or risk?

On Sep 29,2017/

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Chemical peels dissolve the glue between cells and shed dead skin. This is followed by the regrowth of new skin, resulting in a younger-looking, fresher, rejuvenated appearance. But with any kind of magic elixir that dramatically reverses skin ageing, there are risks involved. Faces have been treated with chemical peels to resurface the skin since the 18th century. Today, this …

Halo White | skin brightening cream

On Sep 26,2017/

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Whether it is to lighten darker skin tones or fade freckles and dark spots, skin brightening cream is in high demand. But beware. Not all skin lightening skincare is made equal. Many people in Australia wear their sun-loving nature on their sleeves…or rather, their faces. Freckles, dark spots, skin discoloration, and blotchiness – collectively known as hyperpigmentation – are common …

The key to Anti Ageing | The solution is simpler than you think!

On Sep 05,2017/

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The age old question is, where to find the fountain of youth. While we can’t stop the natural ageing process, we can prevent premature ageing with a few simple steps. Quit smoking, if you’re a smoker, And protect yourself from the sun’s harmful UV rays Reasons to quit lighting up No one disagrees that smoking is harmful to your health. But did …

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The Signs of Aging

On Jul 14,2016/

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In Fountain News Skin Care Advice

Aging of the skin is a result of many different factors that can be broken into two categories: intrinsic and extrinsic. Intrinsic factors Intrinsic or uncontrollable aging is chronological and genetic. Facial wrinkling, expression lines and drier, more sensitive skin may be a result of intrinsic aging. Extrinsic factors The extrinsic or more controllable factors of aging refer to exposure …