Common FAQs about dry/sensitive skin

Despite rows upon rows of skincare products for sale, you'll be very lucky if you're able to achieve flawless skin. Many of us face an oily T-zone during the day, breakouts, or dry, flaky patches - it's more common than you think! Today, we take a look at dry and sensitive skin, and answer a few commonly asked...

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Dispelling some common acne myths

When it comes to skincare, do you know how to separate gossip from truth? There are thousands of false facts out there which all allege to be the ultimate secret tip to manage acne, but some will just leave you feeling frustrated and spottier than ever. Let's have a look at a few common acne myths and break down the science behind it. Myth: Only teenagers should...

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How often should you exfoliate?

Browsing through health-related articles on the internet, you'll come cross much contradictory information. 'Exfoliation is actually bad for your skin!' 'Here are three ways you're exfoliating wrong.' 'Ten reasons why you shouldn't exfoliate' - these are all examples of what you may come across. Thankfully, with breakthrough in skin science, we've mostly settled on one thing - exfoliation...

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What are those small white bumps on your skin?

Many women can probably empathise with this familiar situation: No matter how hard or how often you scrub your face, you're still left with an uneven complexion broken up by different types of small white bumps. You've read that it could be due to several different causes, so here, we clear things up for you. Not all white bumps are the same In most cases, small...

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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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Uncovering the myths around microdermabrasion

Let's be honest - not all skin treatments make you feel warm and fuzzy the whole way through. We're not saying that it hurts either, but we want you to understand that there differences between a treatment and facial pampering. With a treatment like microdermabrasion, it's not uncommon to have some reservations before you come into our...

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How Claire Francoise can help you get ready for your wedding

Your wedding is coming up, and all camera lenses will be trained on you, the bride. It's your time to shine, radiant and glowing as you walk down the aisle to this exciting new stage in your life. However, for such a special occasion, it's important that you look your best. Come into our modern and chic...

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Staying hydrated for healthy skin

Our skin is what protects us from the elements. It's a barrier that filters out a lot of dirt and pollution in the air from entering our systems, and so, we should look after it accordingly to ensure that it performs this function. When we are subjected to cold months, chilly winds and heaters running continuously,...

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Which Claire Francoise treatment is right for you?

Modern day technology and scientific breakthroughs in skin science has had many beauty salons in Australia offering you everything just short of eternal beauty. In fact, statistics from IBIS World show that waxing and nail salons are growing in revenue by 1.3 per cent each year since 2011, while hairdressing and beauty service businesses are contributing...

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Treating your mum to a pampering session this Mother's Day

Many mothers are known for their talent at multitasking. They look after young children while managing the household and ensuring everyone is fed healthy, wholesome meals. So, it's understandable that they sometimes feel stressed or fatigued. This can have a detrimental impact on their skin, exhibiting as dry and problematic. In honour of Mother's Day this...

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