Taking a closer look at microbeads in skincare products

Don't buy this. That product is horrible. The company doesn't recycle. It's bad for the environment. These are all things you'll have heard when reading about anything skincare related. There's a lot of contradictory demands out there on what you should and shouldn't do, and microbeads are perhaps the most controversial of all. The purpose of microbeads Microbeads...

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All about Facial Peels

If you take an interest in the health of your skin, you'll undoubtedly have encountered references to facial peels before. For the uninitiated, a peel can sound vaguely intimidating, especially when it comes to something as delicate as the skin on our face.  However, this particular facial skin treatment is an effective, safe method of exfoliating...

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Which of our facial skin treatments is right for you?

When you have to juggle multiple responsibilities in your day to day life, sometimes it easy to forget about your skin. Vital practices such as moisturising and exfoliation take a back seat to work and family life, and before you know it, you're wondering how on earth to save your skin.  Fortunately, at Claire Francoise, we...

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How do I Find the Best Skin Treatment for Oily Skin?

How to manage your oily skin? Is it driving you mad? Not all oils are created equal. Something important to remember is your skin needs to have a little oil, just not too much. Oily skin is characterised by too much sebum (oil) secretion.  Oils are predominantly found in the t-zone of the face, and can...

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Getting Your Skin Ready for Spring - Tip #1

With Melbourne’s winter coming to a close we can look forward to warmer days ahead. With spring just around the corner now is the time to get your skin ready for the many great events, like the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.  Tip #1  - Make an Appointment with a Skin Specialist A good skincare regime is essential...

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Getting Skin Ready for Melbourne’s Winter - Tip 3

The winter months are now upon us, and so with the arrival of winter in Melbourne and the change in temperatures now is the time to start think differently about how you care for your skin. At Claire Françoise we recommend to all our clients that June and July are good times  to make an...

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Why Your Skin Goes a Little Crazy in Winter

Winter has finally arrived in Melbourne. With a sharp drop in temperature, time spent inside artificially heated environments, as well as moving in and out of our warm homes and offices to the colder outdoors, our skin can go a little crazy. Combining the change in temperatures, with the extra hot showers we have and...

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Winter Skin Ready - Tip 2

With winter just around the corner, the changing of seasons and temperatures also brings changes to your skin. At Claire Françoise we recommend to our client that now is a good time to make an appointment with us so we can re-examine your skincare routine, to ensure that you protect your complexion and prepare your...

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Getting ‘Skin Ready’ for Winter in Melbourne – Tip 1

Did you know that winter is the best time to get your skin glowing? With winter just around the corner, the changing of seasons and temperatures also brings changes to your skin. At Claire Françoise we recommend to our clients that now is a good time to make an appointment with us so we can...

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