Skincare

5 Natural Moisturisers to Keep Your Skin Healthy in Winter

May 25, 2020

As fall transitions to winter, notice how the weather affects the health of your skin. Does it feel dry, dull and even itchy at times? These are telltale signs of the approaching winds and low temperature. So let’s arm the largest organ of our bodies...

Organic Skincare Products: Why Use Them?

Mar 08, 2020

Skincare is an important part of any beauty regime but it doesn’t mean that you are limited to the products offered by the major beauty retailers.  There are natural and organic alternatives available that do not use harmful chemicals, and may actually...

New Year New You 2019: Best Foods for Healthy Skin, Hair and Nails

Jan 02, 2019

It's 2019 - a new year, a new chapter in all our lives. And what better time to make changes and improvements on ourselves than now. All of us are probably thinking about kicking bad old habits, and replacing them with new good one. And one thing that...

Surviving the Summer Heat: How to Keep Cool in the Summer

Dec 04, 2018

The summer sun is becoming unbearable.  Instead of thinking picnics, iced drinks by the beach and pool parties, you may be thinking overheating, air conditioner and lots of ice blocks.  The heat of summer will often make it impossible to sit comfortably...

Here Comes the Sun: Skin Protection in Summer

Dec 03, 2018

Summertime is the time to get out. But before you do, you might be wondering about how much sun is good and how much is bad. You've heard the horrors that too much sun can ruin your skin.  You know, the brown spots, the lines, the leathery texture, and...

Rosehip Oil 101: What is Rosehip Oil, Its Benefits & Uses?

Feb 17, 2018

Are you searching for something that can help improve the appearance of your skin and even reverse the damage of pigmentation and wrinkling? Rosehip oil is the perfect natural solution. Read this article to learn more. What is Rosehip Oil? Rosehip...

National Skin Cancer Action Week

Nov 01, 2017

November 19-25 is National Skin Cancer Action Week, a collaborative campaign by Cancer Council Australia and the Australasian College of Dermatologists. Our country’s skin cancer stats are alarming: more than 2000 Aussies die every year from skin...

Daily Skin Care Tips to Help You Keep Glowing

Aug 15, 2017

Your daily skin care routine is all about washing, exfoliating and moisturising your face. Perfecting these three steps plus living a healthy lifestyle with get you the skin of your dreams.  Try using as naturally based products as possible. Cleansing...

The Benefits of Aloe Vera

Apr 10, 2017

Your favourite decorative plant is more than just a potted plant; aloe vera is commonly known to relieve sunburn.  It is also known to help heal wounds, however, did you know that the benefits of aloe vera are endless?    Historical Use of Aloe...

Nutrients for Healthy Skin

Feb 17, 2016

Nutrients for Healthy Skin A healthy and wholesome diet can lead to healthier-looking skin.  Nourishing your skin starts from within. Eat the right balance of whole foods and you will feed your skin the important nutrients it needs to stay healthy and...

Simple Diet Tricks That Your Skin Will Love

Nov 25, 2015

Simple Diet Tricks That Your Skin Will Love Even though you have layered on the moisturiser and have a stick of lip balm in each jacket pocket, you still seem to struggle with dry and dull skin. Well thankfully the team at AIAS have banded together to...

Sunscreen and Vitamin D

Feb 13, 2015

There has been widespread concern that the use of sunscreen may lead to a significant decrease in the levels of Vitamin D in the skin.Some facts about Vitamin D? Vitamin D is essential for healthy and strong bones; It supports a healthy immune system; UV...

Your Diet and Your Skin

Aug 29, 2014

Does what you eat have an effect on your skin.  Although there are no studies directly proving that certain foods will cause or prevent acne, if a survey was given to dermatologists asking this exact question, their response would be ‘Diet plays a...

Drink Tea For Your Skin: Skin Health Benefits of Different Teas

Jul 18, 2014

There are few things as relaxing as curling up with a cup of hot tea. But tea isn't just a great relaxer; it could also work wonders for your skin. Let's look at a few types of tea and their skin health benefits. Green Tea: the Natural Skin Enhancer...

Sunscreen Safety

Apr 02, 2014

Slip, slop, slap is the message we’ve received for more than three decades. But is sunscreen safe? And how do we avoid the toxins that some sunscreens contain? Find out in this article. Are You Vitamin D Deficient? Despite Australia’s abundant sunshine, up...

Do You Slip, Slop, Slap Every Day?: Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer

Sep 13, 2013

It's the '80s health campaign message that stuck: Sid the seagull telling us to Slip Slop Slap. That is, slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen and slap on a hat. The Cancer Council has proclaimed it to be one of the most successful health campaigns in...

Stress and Your Skin

Jul 10, 2013

Have you noticed that your skin changes when you’re feeling frantic and stressed? You’re not alone, with several studies concluding that stress can take a toll on your dermatological health. In this article we find out why stress affects skin and...

Healing with Pawpaw in Chile

Mar 22, 2012

Tom McArthur – variously dubbed Australia’s natural medicine man or the “Pawpaw Man” by local media – recently embarked on a new mission: to help the sick, poor and homeless of Chile. After a chance encounter with a friend who had visited the...

Top 5 Skin Care Tips

Jan 18, 2012

From the moment you notice that first spot on the end of your teenaged nose, skin care becomes important. Suddenly it’s everywhere – long articles in magazines, a large collection of products to fill every bathroom cabinet in the house and (if your...

Eczema And Diet

Jan 17, 2012

Eczema is a condition characterised by redness, itching and a rash on the skin.  It can be painful and embarrassing for both children and adults.  The actual cause of eczema has not been fully identified although it is a hypersensitivity reaction – this...

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