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Creating a Healthy Environment – by Nirvana Liddell.

Helen has introduced our ‘outside in’ skin care approach that gets the results everyone desires.  After we’ve rebuilt the skin barrier ‘the roof’ and repaired the acid mantle so the microbiome can flourish, we can then go a touch deeper and focus on creating a healthy...

Growing A Healthy Gut Garden – by Janine Tait.

As every gardener knows, the same soil can grow beautiful flowers and toxic weeds. Did you know it is the same with your gut?   Oh, and I’m not talking about planting an actual garden… Growing a healthy gut garden is a helpful metaphor for understanding how to care...

Microbes on the surface – by Helen Daly.

Bacteria outnumber our cells 10 to 1. We’re 10% human and 90% bacteria. So it makes sense to keep these microbes that make us up; happy and balanced. This goes for your surface bacteria as well as the bacteria on the inside. If the skins surface bacteria are not...

The Gut/Skin Connection – by Janine Tait

Beautiful skin begins in the gut."The research is clear: if you want to transform your skin, learn how to love and care for your gut." Thanks to my pioneering mentor, I was fortunate to discover the link between gut health and skin health several decades ago.  Jan...

What does the dead stuff do? – by Helen Daly.

In my 20 years working in this industry, I feel so fortunate to be able to help you with your skin conditions and future proofing with preventative practice. Janine Tait and I were only talking on Tuesday about how lucky we are to be working in the health and...

The Balance of Sun and Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency is a growing problem in our modern society. Nurses are seeing more cases of Rickets, the age old bone softening disease that was thought to be caused by the fashion of covering the whole body in clothing so as not to catch disease and poor...

Which Sun Screen to Use? Pt. 1

I can't let you go off for the summer without giving you just a little lecture on being sun smart. Obviously covering up from the sun during the hottest part of the day (11am to 3pm) is the best way to be sun smart and avoid getting burnt this summer, but this isn't...

Which Sunscreen to Use? Pt. 2

You may have seen SPF (Sun Protection Factors) reaching the heady heights of 80 or even 100, but trust me, an SPF 15 or 30 has the same protection power as the higher numbers.The great thing is that the chemical content is lower with an SPF 15 or 30 than it is...

What Has Detox Got to do With Your Skin?

First of all, happy new year. Hope you all had a good one and enjoyed the season of indulgence.I know I did. Right, back to the business of skin. What does a detox and a healthy lifestyle mean for your skin? Well lets think about your body as a whole first. You are...

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