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...

To Cleanse or Not To Cleanse?

In the previous blogs, we have seen that only 14% of people in New Zealand were using a facial cleanser along the right lines for their skin type and a staggering 62% of people were using the wrong facial cleanser. 7% were either cleansing in the morning or at night...

What’s the Point of a Toner?

A question I often get asked, and it”s a good question. Is it just an extra step to put into your routine? Or an extra product that you simply “must” buy? Two things that applying a watery substance in-between cleansing and moisturising can do for you...

If You Feel Like You Need to Exfoliate

It”s that time of year again that most people find they have dry skin or rough patches. You may feel like the most natural thing to do is give your skin a good scrub. Well please don”t. At skinfocus we don”t condone scrubbing the skin on your face. You will damage the...

Window of Opportunity to Peel

When I say peel, I mean ”to stimulate healthy cellular turnover,” not to peel off layers of skin. As you know, at skinfocus we don”t support scrubbing and excessive skin removal because your dead skin cells are actually an important part of your skins defense...