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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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The science behind LED light therapy

In the world of beauty and skincare, it's repeatedly hammered into us to never, ever, go outside without sun protection. Makeup-free days are a relief on the weekend, but we still need a layer of UV-protective lotion to prevent sun damage. That's because sunlight is one of the many external factors that contribute to premature ageing, manifesting as sunspots and dryness,...

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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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What can light do to my skin?

Our skin is constantly exposed to light. Whether natural beams from the sun or fluorescent bulbs, there is constantly a light source on our faces throughout the day. While light is necessary to receive health benefits such as vitamin D from the sun, what is all the exposure actually doing to our skin? Lighting up our face With sunlight,...

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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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What does your eyebrow shape say about you?

Most of the time, the first thing you notice about a person are their facial features. Do they look serious or happy? Various areas of their face contort to express their emotions, and one of the main aspects that help to convey the message are eyebrows. They sit innocently on your brow, and don't usually stand out on a face, but...

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Why do we need eyebrows?

Whether big, bushy caterpillar-like appendages or pencil-thin lines, eyebrows are an integral part to our facial features. If you look at yours in a mirror long enough, they might start to look strange, and you may even begin to ponder their purpose. Why do we need eyebrows? We'll tell you! The science Eyebrows are thought to be a remnant of evolution. As...

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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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