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  1. January 19, 2016

    Which Makeup Primer Should You Use?

    Makeup primers work as a base for your foundation, giving you longer lasting perfect skin. Makeup primers are an absolute godsend when trying to control excess shine and achieving a smoother complexion. Basically, if you haven’t been using a makeup primer, then you’re missing out! Apply makeup primer to dry, clean skin before applying makeup. There are also many primers than can be used before and after makeup application to help control shine – perfect for those with oily skin.

    Makeup primers come in various formulations and finishes, however the most common are powdered primers, cream primers, pressed primers and gel liquid primers. Whether you wear a full face of makeup each day, or keep it simple with a tinted BB cream and lip balm, a primer is your new best friend! 

    But, which makeup primer should you be using?

    LIQUID GEL PRIMERS

    Perfect for all skin types. Those with dry or mature skin will benefit from a liquid primer most.

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  2. January 01, 2016

    New Year Beauty Resolutions

    Make a New Year resolution that counts!  Start the year with good intentions and follow them through. What better resolutions to make than in your beauty and skincare department?

    CLEAN YOUR MOBILE PHONE

    Using your mobile phone is a large part of most of our lives, however its constant use can result in nasty bacteria breeding on its surface. Continuing to answer your mobile can allow this bacteria to come in direct contact with your face. These bacteria can not only be harmful to your health, but also increase the likelihood of breakouts. 

    Resolution: Use anti-bacterial wipes to remove bacteria from your phone.

    MOISTURISERS MUST HAVE SPF

    You know the benefits of good sun-care, but you still absolutely love your moisturiser - even though it completely lacks an SPF. Get your hands on some Free Skincare Samples and discover your new favourite moisturiser with SPF built-in. You’ll protect y

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  3. October 30, 2015

    What Sleeping in your Makeup Really Does to your Skin

    We’ve all been there and have the occasional slip up when it comes to removing your makeup before bed. Whether you’ve had a late night or purely can’t be bothered, we can let you off with the occasional slip up but if occasional is becoming frequent, you need to read on…A recent study has shown that a third of women questioned admitted to sleeping with their make up on at least twice a week.

    Leaving makeup on the skin at night is just asking for trouble. Your skin loves absorbing serums and creams at night and recharging for the next day. So if you’ve left make-up on your face you can be sure that your skin is going to absorb it into your pores leaving you with clogged, blemished and overall dull skin. Scared yet?

    If blemishes don’t scare you, how about premature ageing? The long-term effect of leaving makeup overnight is premature ageing due to the breakdown of collagen caused by the pollutants left on your skin. By not taking off before going to bed you are

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  4. July 15, 2015

    Skinstitut – Australian Skincare

    Skinstitut is a local, Australian made and owned skincare brand who offers Australia’s most effective cosmedical range. Skinstitut believe that serious, luxury skincare designed to bring results should be accessible to everyone and those products use top-quality, potent and cutting edge ingredients from all over the world. The Skinstitut brand is not about hype, expensive packaging or extravagance, but rather scientific formulations based on clinically proven ingredients and noticeable skin results. As the professional skincare industry changes, increasing focus is being given to the instant results laser treatments, injectables, chemical peels and microdermabrasion can offer and less emphasis to expensive, luxury skincare. With effective homecare products constituting an essential part of professional dermal therapy treatments, the need for high quality, advanced formulations that deliver results clients are looking for without the excessive price tag has never been greater. S

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