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Summer Ready Skin

Posted: 25 November 2021 by Lisa Paone

With summer just around the corner, so too is the time for catching up with family and friends, enjoying festivities and spending more time outdoors in the sunshine! Summer is a time where many of us have some ‘fun in …

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Oxidative Stress Facial

Posted: 4 November 2021 by Jessica Goodman

When is a facial treatment more than a relaxing time out? When it’s a dermaviduals facial treatment, that’s when. Handpicked ingredients that work toward a targeted goal, to make sure you love the skin you’re in. I want to walk …

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Home rolling essentials – What you need to know

Posted: 27 October 2021 by Lisa Paone

Collagen Induction Therapy has, for many years, been considered the gold standard in treating common skin concerns including fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, acne scarring and for rejuvenating a tired and lacklustre skin. Professional collagen induction therapy devices provide immediate …

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Post Medical Micro-needling: what you need to know

Posted: 25 October 2021 by Lisa Paone

Medical micro–needling is a treatment designed to enhance & improve the skin and its function via the activation of the skin’s natural regenerative processes which in turn, stimulates collagen production. Along with stimulating collagen production, medical micro–needling will trigger certain …

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Our 2021 Christmas Kits are here!

Posted: 30 September 2021 by grace.dermaviduals

It has been another unprecedented year with COVID-19 and the lockdowns around the entire nation. As we prepare to close the chapter that is 2021, here at dermaviduals we are excited to sprinkle the festive atmosphere to celebrate the holiday …

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The 2021 dermaviduals Clinic Awards Winners

Posted: 23 September 2021 by grace.dermaviduals

On Friday the 17th of September, the Australian and New Zealand dermaviduals family came together virtually to celebrate the 2021 dermaviduals Clinic Awards, with a fitting theme of Sparkles & Slippers. The night kicked off with speeches from Co-Managing Directors …

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National Eczema Week

Posted: 15 September 2021 by Kai Atkinson

During National Eczema Week this year we are calling on people to talk about their experiences of living with eczema, to tell their own eczema story. Eczema is different for every person who lives with this debilitating long-term condition. The …

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Meet Team derma’s Tayla!

Posted: 20 August 2021 by grace.dermaviduals

Meet our latest recruit, Tayla who has joined our amazing Australian Warehouse crew as Warehouse Assistant. 1.How would you describe yourself / how would your friends describe you? Loyal, Generous, dependable (I asked my friends).     2.Where do you …

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Do I need to tone my skin? 

Posted: 16 August 2021 by Kai Atkinson

This is such a common and most frequently asked question within the aesthetics industry, and one that needs to be spoken about. Firstly, what is a toner?  A well-formulated toner (also known as a treatment tonic), is designed to support …

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Top 3 to steer clear of…

Posted: 6 August 2021 by Lisa Paone

The skin care and aesthetics industry is continually evolving and it feels as though we are seeing NEW innovative ingredients and product formulations launched into the industry each and every day. This can make choosing the right product and formulation …

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Eye must have!

Posted: 23 July 2021 by Lisa Paone

The eye area is one of the most hardworking yet delicate areas of the facial landscape – from the moment we wake to the moment we close our eyes at the end of the day, they are continually moving, blinking …

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Meet Team derma’s Tatum!

Posted: 16 July 2021 by grace.dermaviduals

Meet Team derma’s lovely Tatum, our New Zealand Business Manager. 1.How would you describe yourself or how would your friends describe you?  I am tenacious, fair, incredibly loyal, adventurous, and not afraid to have a tough conversation. My bestie of …

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Roseaca: The Impaired Acid Mantle!

Posted: 9 July 2021 by Kai Atkinson

Rosacea is a multifactorial chronic inflammatory skin barrier disorder involving a combination of immune, genetic, microorganisms, nutrition, UV and various other environmental factors. Those presenting with the rosacea skin innately do not make a competent skin barrier defence, which in …

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Meet Team derma’s Kai

Posted: 25 June 2021 by grace.dermaviduals

Meet Kai Atkinson, our talented and hard working Skin Guru and Educator; so blessed to have him on our Team 💙 What are you most proud of? I am most proud of my determination and perseverance as an individual. Not …

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Your Winter Skin Sorted

Posted: 18 June 2021 by Annemarie O'Donnell

This month at participating dermaviduals clinics, purchase a Vitamin Cream Mask 50ml and receive a FREE Süüsmoon Lotion N 30ml! We absolutely love this combo as the weather cools down as it provides your skin with extra essential fatty acids …

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Liposome – What the Hell Is One?

Posted: 4 June 2021 by Kai Atkinson

What is a liposome? A liposome is a microscopic, spherical taxi vesicle or vehicle, that is composed of naturally occuring phospholipids (oil-structured molecules) that mimic our skin’s natural barrier lipids (oils). A liposomal body has the ability to encapsulate various water-soluble …

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Meet Team derma’s Noey

Posted: 14 May 2021 by grace.dermaviduals

Meet Noey, an integral part of our New Zealand Team and is our lovely derma Warehouse Co-Assistant. 1.What are you most proud of? Owning and operating a bar & restaurant for nearly five years. I’ll be forever in gratitude for …

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Delving Deep? FAQ’s

Posted: 30 April 2021 by grace.dermaviduals

1. What’s the difference between DMS High Classic and High Classic Plus? High classic plus has 2 added ingredients that high classic doesn’t contain. CM Glucan as well as Olive oil extract. High classic is prescribed for inflamed skin conditions …

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Exceed Blog

Posted: 23 April 2021 by Lisa Paone

Medical microneedling or Collagen Induction Therapy has for many years, been an incredibly popular treatment offering. Performed by an expert skin therapist, medical microneedling is designed to stimulate and regenerate the skin all with proven benefits for not only targeting …

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Meet Team derma’s David!

Posted: 16 April 2021 by grace.dermaviduals

Meet David, our Operations Manager at derma Aesthetics. David was one of the first males to recently join our ‘Harem’ of lovely  females… and has since started a new male following within the company!     1.What are your strengths/ …

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Clinic of the month | Glow Skin & Spa

Posted: 1 April 2021 by grace.dermaviduals

Tell us about your clinic, staff and local area. Glow Skin & Spa is a boutique clinic located in Baldivis, WA. Owner, Katie combines her knowledge as a beauty therapist, nutritionist & naturopath to help our clients achieve life changing …

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5 To DO’s for your ‘pregnant’ SKIN

Posted: 26 March 2021 by Kai Atkinson

1.Avoid direct sun exposure on your face! Pregnancy has a significant impact on your hormones and causes a major increase in progesterone, with the placenta turning out 10-20X higher than what is normally experienced during a regular menstruation cycle. When …

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Meet Team derma’s Lisa

Posted: 19 March 2021 by grace.dermaviduals

We welcomed Lisa to team derma in 2020, bringing with her over 18 years of progressive experience in the skincare industry and a Diploma in Beauty Therapy. Lisa’s passion for education and empowering skin therapists, saw her join our team …

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Oh acne, you are a challenge!

Posted: 12 March 2021 by Lisa Paone

Damn! I thought I was winning…Yesterday my skin looked clear, bright and smooth without a sign of a breakout, but this morning I have woken up with a big, red pimple! It actually feels as though it has its own …

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Celebrating International Women’s day!

Posted: 8 March 2021 by Reika Roberts

What does International Women’s Day (IWD) mean to you? Someone asked me this question a couple of months ago and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. I feel it is a “day” that has come to represent different things …

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Ready for our Rare Earth Facial?

Posted: 5 March 2021 by Jessica Goodman

Welcome to the dermaviduals in clinic RARE EARTH facial!     The Rare Earth Facial has been designed to take you on an indulgent treatment journey towards the centre of the earth. Utilising our pure, kaolin aqueous gel mask consisting …

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Emulsifiers – What You Need To Know!

Posted: 26 February 2021 by Kai Atkinson

What are emulsifiers? Emulsifiers are molecular structures that are hydrophilic (water-loving) as well as lipophilic (oil-loving) with the ability to bind oil in water (O/W) and/or water in oil (W/O). The molecular structure of the emulsifier, the polar part (water-loving …

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Meet team derma’s Kristina!

Posted: 19 February 2021 by grace.dermaviduals

As our Queensland Sales Consultant, Kristina brings a diverse range of experience to team derma. She is truly a professional skin care therapist with many years experience at some of Australia’s leading skin clinics, including sales and training for a …

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Clinic of the month | EKO Skin Care Spa

Posted: 1 February 2021 by grace.dermaviduals

Welcome to our beautiful clinic of the month; EKO Skin Care Spa, a small boutique style Day Spa in the heart of Daylesford, Victoria’s ‘Spa Country’. EKO is conveniently located adjacent to the elegantly restored Old Raglan Hotel, just walking …

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Your Facialist, your new best friend!

Posted: 22 January 2021 by Lisa Paone

Well what a year that turned out to be! Who would have thought that 2020 would have looked the way it did? Who would have thought that for the majority of the year we would have been trapped in our …

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Clinic Of The Month | Be U Beauty

Posted: 31 December 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

1.Tell us about your clinic, staff and local area. Be U Beauty was established in 2015 and is a unique boutique Skin & Beauty Clinic located in Berwick, in the very fast-growing City of Casey. Our mission is to welcome …

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Meet Team derma’s Rach

Posted: 11 December 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

Meet Team derma’s Rachael, our gorgeous Warehouse Assistant who started with us this year. Rach is a qualified Hairdresser with a Hairdressing Certificate/Diploma. A fun fact about Rach is she claims to be best friends with Katy Perry and is …

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Meet Team derma’s Jess Ford

Posted: 27 November 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

Meet Jess: Born and raised in sunny Western Australia by the beach, Jess enjoys a perfect balance of sun, surf and SKIN! She believes she was born to work in the beauty industry and her passion has always been to …

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Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Posted: 19 November 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP DAY IS EVERY DAY! NOVEMBER 19TH each year! Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is a day on which the work of women entrepreneurs is observed and discussed, held on the nineteenth of November of each year. Meet the founding owners …

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‘Movember’ 👨 With The derma Fam!

Posted: 13 November 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

‘Movember (an amalgamation of the Australian-English lingo for moustache, “mo”, and “November”) is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide.” Click …

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Who is ready for the Skin Fuel facial!

Posted: 6 November 2020 by Jessica Goodman

We fuel our body with nutrients, we fuel our brain with positive thoughts and resilience (and omega 3’s!), we fuel our heart with compassion and love, and we fuel our skin with dermaviduals.   Welcome to the dermaviduals in clinic …

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National Psoriasis Day!

Posted: 29 October 2020 by Kai Atkinson

Today, October the 29th, is National Psoriasis Day dedicated to those with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis. Psoriasis affects millions of people around the world – not just physically, but also socially, emotionally and financially. National Psoriasis Day aims to raise …

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Meet Team derma’s Steph!

Posted: 16 October 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

Steph is one of our young beauties in team derma, and is our Warehouse Coordinator, Steph has been a member of our team for nearly two years, so we have delved deep here to learn a little bit more about …

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Meet Team Derma’s Brittany

Posted: 18 September 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

1. What are you most proud of? I’m most proud of my involvement with derma aesthetics from ground up. It’s been one extraordinary journey, from providing contribution to IT systems when I was still at uni, to entering the company …

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Want To Know More? FAQ’s

Posted: 11 September 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

1. What serums do we suggest to assist with the repair of stretch marks? If the stretch marks are Striae Rubra (the reddish, purples ones), these are easier to treat with generally a good success rate. However, you will need …

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“Filaggrin”, it’s all in the Genes!

Posted: 4 September 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

What is Filaggrin? Filaggrin is a protein that is essential for skin hydration and the integrity of the skin barrier. It is largely responsible for how well your skin retains moisture and determines how hydrated and healthy your skin is. Filaggrin …

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FAQ’s: You need to know!

Posted: 21 August 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

1. Do you sell your products online, or can you only buy in one of your clinics? Thank you for contacting us about ordering dermaviduals. Being a prescriptive range, dermaviduals is not sold online, we advise that you visit a …

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Meet Team derma’s Grace

Posted: 14 August 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

…most proud of my beautiful daughter! 💕     Where do you find your motivation? I find motivation at the beginning of each day – it’s a new day, new start, anything is possible and it’s your day to achieve …

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Our Favourite Duo!

Posted: 7 August 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

It’s not just about the SKIN on our face…. Here at dermaviduals, we’re all about skin health – from our face to our toes! Our DMS Body Lotion is the perfect addition to your skincare routine if your skin is …

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What even is Biocellic+?

Posted: 24 July 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

The epi nouvelle+ naturelle facial pads are made from skin-friendly biomaterial obtained from raw vegetable materials. This 100% pure cellulose & water mask, with a nanostructured fibre network, is known as Biocellic+, and is calming and soothing with properties perfectly …

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Meet Team derma’s Annemarie

Posted: 17 July 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

How would you describe yourself/how would your friends describe you? I’d say I’m a positive person, adventurous (I love a planned or spontaneous getaway!) and I’m obsessed with dogs (especially my Theo). Friends would say that I love hosting a …

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Winter-proof Your Skin!

Posted: 13 July 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

Our very own and beautifully knowledgeable ‘Business Development Managers’ / Corneotherapists were asked to share their expertise and incredible knowledge of SKIN | and how we should winter-proof our skin. Jess Ford: WHAT IS WINTER SKIN? How do we know …

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Meet Team derma’s Gosia

Posted: 19 June 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? I am a Sales Consultant in New Zealand. I currently look after 52 clinics in both the North and South Islands. I Love it!     What are you most proud of? I …

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Why Your Skin Needs Kaolin Clay?

Posted: 29 May 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

Kaolin Clay, which has also been referred to as white clay is primarily made up of the mineral Kaolinite. The mineral in its purest form is a bright white colour, but the clay may have a coloured hue depending on …

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How Our NZ Clinics Are Keeping You Safe

Posted: 14 May 2020 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Today marked the first day of Alert Level 2 and our dermaviduals clinics in New Zealand re-opening to serve you and your skin (hooray!). If you’re feeling nervous or hesitant about heading into clinic, we totally understand that – there’s …

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Do You Have #IsoSkin?

Posted: 8 May 2020 by Beth Charlton

Isolation skin is, unfortunately, something we’re hearing more and more of you are experiencing. We are often quick to assume our skincare has stopped working and that is what’s causing the sudden change in our skin when in actual fact, …

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What We’re Binging in ISO?

Posted: 24 April 2020 by grace.dermaviduals

What We’re Binging in ISO? While some of us have been cooking up a storm, and dusting off cookbooks that have been hidden in the depths, as we had reverted to ‘easy cook’ solutions in our overly busy lives, others …

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Meet Team Derma’s Gen

Posted: 20 March 2020 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “At Derma Aesthetics I assist both the Marketing and Accounts Team in day to day tasks. From preparing to send out marketing material to clinics, to working on media for website updates.”   …

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The Microbiome Mask You Need

Posted: 6 March 2020 by Annemarie O'Donnell

The epi nouvelle+ naturelle facial mask – you may have seen this in your favourite dermaviduals clinic and working its way into your social media feeds. But what exactly is it and what will it do for your skin?   …

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Meet Team Derma’s Janelle

Posted: 28 February 2020 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “I have one of the less “glamorous” roles (but I wouldn’t have it any other way!). I pick and pack orders mainly. It’s very busy, it‘s varied and it’s very physical – 10,000 …

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How Often Should You Exfoliate?

Posted: 22 February 2020 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Exfoliation: we’re lead to believe that this is the answer to revealing younger and more radiant skin. We’re sorry to be the ones to break it to you, but this is often not the case. Unlike your favourite influencer or …

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Valentine’s Day Skinspo

Posted: 7 February 2020 by Annemarie O'Donnell

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’re turning to some of our favourite celebs for inspiration!   Gwyneth’s smoky eye   The smoky eye is a classic for a reason! Smoke out your pencil liner using a small brush …

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Inside Reika’s Home Office

Posted: 24 January 2020 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Our Co-Founder, Reika, gave us a sneak peek into her home office, perfectly timed for some start of the year inspo! Read on to check out Reika’s top tips for working from home and how to curate your perfect home …

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Meet Team Derma’s Brooke

Posted: 10 January 2020 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “I am one of the Victorian Sales Consultants. I assist new business and existing clinics with growth and expansion through in clinic education sessions, case studies, prescriptions, VIP events and business support.”   …

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Meet Team Derma’s Rebecca

Posted: 20 December 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “I am the Northern New South Wales Sales Consultant.” 🙂     What’s your favourite part of your job? “I love so many things about my job but by far my favourite is …

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Our Christmas Charities

Posted: 6 December 2019 by Reika Roberts

At Derma Aesthetics, we believe that Christmas is the time of giving and this year that sentiment seems to be ringing exceptionally true, as we see so many around us needing a helping hand. In lieu of physical Christmas cards …

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More Than Just A Concrete Jungle

Posted: 15 November 2019 by Brittany Vescio

Have you ever travelled somewhere just to realise you really have no idea what you’re doing? Well, that’s exactly how I felt when I arrived in New York City. I travel often but had never been to the States, so …

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Meet Team Derma’s Alex

Posted: 12 November 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “I am a Warehouse Assistant at the Sydney HQ. You can usually find me running around the warehouse, packing orders and keeping things organised.”     What’s your favourite part of your job? …

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WTF Are Free Radicals?

Posted: 8 November 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

It’s coming up to that time of year again, where oxidative stress in skin peaks – we’re outside more exposing ourselves to the sun and pollution and we tend to socialise with drinks/party food to celebrate summer and the festive …

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Introducing Our New Refillable Makeup Brush!

Posted: 4 November 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

We are just bursting to introduce you to the latest addition to our dermaviduals deco range (it just keeps growing!). We’re thrilled that our new Refillable Makeup Brush is now officially available for purchase from your favourite dermaviduals deco stockist! …

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Meet Our Stellar Clinic of the Month!

Posted: 1 November 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Stellar Skin + Body is made up of a small team of highly motivated and passionate professionals who are dedicated to providing high-quality treatments and products. You’ll find no trends, fads or gimmicks here! We chatted with owner, Jacqui, about …

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Meet Team Derma’s Beth

Posted: 15 October 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma? “I’m the Victorian State Manager at Derma Aesthetics.”     What’s your favourite part of your job? “Helping businesses grow by expanding their scope of practice beyond beauty by using Corneotherapy. Education is key …

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The Power of Oleogels

Posted: 11 October 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Oleogels are one of our MVPs here at dermaviduals – their healing properties are one of a kind, providing much needed nourishment to skin, plus they can be vital in preventative capacities. Our Oleogel family has grown to four in …

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Meet Team Derma’s Nicky

Posted: 20 September 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “I am lucky enough to be the New Zealand Business Manager and I make coffee.”     What are you most passionate about in your role? “People – plain and simple. I believe …

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Protecting Your Peepers

Posted: 6 September 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Fine lines, wrinkles, loss of skin elasticity and eye muscles fatigue are all common problems of the eye area. Everyone knows that the skin around our eyes is delicate, but did you know that the skin around your eyes is …

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Our Australian Clinic Awards Winners

Posted: 27 August 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Last night, our Australian dermaviduals family masked up and turned up to celebrate the achievements of their peers. The running theme of the acceptance speeches was the difference our dermaviduals skin treatment therapists were making in their clients’ lives – …

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Daffodil Day & My Commitment to Cancer Patients

Posted: 23 August 2019 by Reika Roberts

Today (August 23) is Daffodil Day, which is Cancer Council’s most iconic and much-loved annual campaign that raises life-saving funds for world-class cancer research. The day supports the 145,000 Australians that are diagnosed with cancer each year. I would like …

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What I learnt in Portugal with EO

Posted: 19 July 2019 by Reika Roberts

Gatherings of like-minded people are incredibly renewing for the heart, mind and soul. Emotionally, intellectually and spiritually, over the past month, I have spent weeks conferencing – seriously! And in between, two weeks catching up with friends and making new …

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Skin Barrier Balance

Posted: 5 July 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Is your skin feeling dry or irritated? Is it looking red or inflamed? Yes? We hate to be the ones to break this to you, but it is most likely that your skin barrier’s balance has been compromised. A compromised …

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Meet Team Derma’s Alice

Posted: 21 June 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “I am part of the warehouse team, so I pack the orders and help keep the warehouse organised and up to date.”     What are 3 word your colleagues would use to …

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Beth’s Corneotherapy Symposium Wrap Up

Posted: 31 May 2019 by Beth Charlton

Dubai, UAE – Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Wowee, where do I start? The 14-hour flight into Dubai was totally worth the jet lag once we opened those taxi doors and stepped foot on the amazing, polished (traditionally tiled Arabic style) floors …

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Meet Team Derma’s Jamie

Posted: 24 May 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “From Monday to Wednesday you’ll find me in the Derma Warehouse answering client queries, getting orders ready for dispatch, and probably eating a few too many Derma chocolates…”     What’s the best …

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How We’re Looking After Our Planet

Posted: 17 May 2019 by Reika Roberts

At dermaviduals, we feel that it’s vital to do our part in protecting our planet. The cosmetics industry is notorious for packaging & waste and we are constantly trying to decrease our environmental footprint. We believe that every little bit …

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Meet Team Derma’s Dee

Posted: 2 May 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “I job share my role in Accounts & Human Resources with the lovely Yvette.”     What do you love about your job? “I love the people I work with, including our amazing …

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Meet Team Derma’s Jess

Posted: 16 April 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “I am a Sales Consultant for QLD, South NSW and ACT. I work with new and existing business, doing a whole mix of things – working with my clients to expand knowledge, conducting …

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Time to Spoil Mum!

Posted: 5 April 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Mother’s Day is coming up next month and we want to help you spoil Mum, Grandma or your special Aunty like she really deserves!     Here are two scenarios, you pick which one you’d rather:   Scenario one: It’s …

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Introducing Our New PlutioDerm Fluid

Posted: 29 March 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

We’re thrilled to welcome a new serum to our dermaviduals range, PlutioDerm Fluid, which is the second instalment in our PlutioDerm family! This powerhouse serum will have all types/grades of acne and congestion quaking in their boots!      PlutioDerm …

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Meet Team Derma’s Amy

Posted: 22 March 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “I am the Receptionist and Sales Administrator. Every day is filled with many different tasks including education preparations, answering client enquiries, taking clinic orders and helping anyone in the team when they need …

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Her Aspiration Needs His Cooperation

Posted: 12 March 2019 by Reika Roberts

I don’t usually attend functions on International Women’s Day (IWD), opting instead to remain at work with our all-female team, to support, nourish and celebrate our remarkable achievements and all that we stand for at derma aesthetics. In particular, we …

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How We #BalanceForBetter

Posted: 8 March 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Happy International Women’s Day! This year’s theme is #BalanceForBetter because a balanced world is a better world. To create a balanced, better world, everyone has a role to play and our all-women team is proud to be taking small (and …

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Meet Team Derma’s Danielle

Posted: 4 March 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “I started with Derma Aesthetics back in 2015 as a Business Development Manager. This was such an exciting time for me to start at Derma because I had the whole of New Zealand …

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Is Oleogel Plus Our Most Versatile Product?

Posted: 22 February 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Oleogel Plus contains high quality oils that originate from plants brought together to nourish your skin. It penetrates very quickly due to their combination with natural membrane components. Around our Australian and New Zealand offices, it’s become renowned as a real …

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Meet Team Derma’s Yvette

Posted: 15 February 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What do you do at Derma Aesthetics? “I work in the Accounts and Human Resources department together with Dee. We job share, so we both work part-time. Part of what we do on a daily basis is check and process …

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Detox with dermaviduals

Posted: 8 February 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

An hour and a half of pure facial bliss, skin restoration, rejuvenation and detoxing is what awaits you when you book in for our new Detox Facial Treatment…   This time of year is the perfect time to detox your …

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World Cancer Day

Posted: 4 February 2019 by Reika Roberts

Today (4th February) is World Cancer Day, when organisations and people around the world unite to raise awareness about cancer and work to make it a global health priority. An estimated 9.5 million people worldwide were expected to die from …

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Meet Team Derma’s Steph

Posted: 25 January 2019 by Reika Roberts

Stephanie is our first staff member in our new Get To Know Team Derma blog series! She is our dog-loving Training Manager and Sales Consultant. Steph has an amazing way explaining skin & ingredients to skin treatment therapists and our …

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Your Healthy Summer Skin Sorted

Posted: 18 January 2019 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Summer is the time for enjoying the outdoors, catching up with friends and lots festivity, but it can leave your skin feeling a little blah. Summer sees most skins more regularly exposed to external aggravators such as harmful UV rays, …

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Oxidative Stress & Your Skin

Posted: 12 January 2019 by dermaviduals

Oxidative stress is one of those things that will affect your skin to some extent, no matter what you do, but we’re happy to report that we can help you to prevent and combat it. Not sure what oxidative stress …

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Mini Products For Major Skin Resolutions

Posted: 4 January 2019 by Reika Roberts

Happy New Year dermaviduals friends! We hope you’re having a wonderful first few days of 2019! If looking after your skin has made your 2019 resolutions list, we have a great promotion to get you started and some super practical …

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Is Your SPF Reef Safe?

Posted: 14 December 2018 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Summer is officially here in Australia and New Zealand, which for a lot of us means we get to enjoy our world-class beaches. When you purchase your next bottle of SPF (which we know you’d never go in the sun …

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Rethinking ‘Dermatologically Tested’

Posted: 29 November 2018 by Reika Roberts

Have you ever wondered about studies and tests performed on skincare & ingredients and how accurate the findings and results are? The truth may surprise you and maybe even make you feel a little duped, I mean how do you …

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Cleansing with Team Derma

Posted: 24 November 2018 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Our Double Cleansing blog sparked a real conversation amongst our team (when skin nerds get together, they really can’t help themselves!), revealing some more great tips and tricks that our skin experts use themselves! Here are 5 of our faves …

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Is Your Product Really Corneotherapeutic?

Posted: 16 November 2018 by Reika Roberts

If you didn’t already know, our product range follows the principles of the skin care philosophy Corneotherapy. This, in a nutshell, is the science of restoring and maintaining the health of the skin barrier. When your skin barrier is healthy …

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The Kind Collective Launches

Posted: 9 November 2018 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Owner of Palms Skin Studio, Jacqueline Lee announced the launch of The Kind Collective last week. This wonderful initiative supports women who truly need it through three charities – Woman’s Refuge, Ronald McDonald House & Victims Support by offering complimentary facial …

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The Power of Dreaming

Posted: 2 November 2018 by Annemarie O'Donnell

What would you do with your life if money was no object? What would you do if you could not fail? What would you do if you had all the skills you needed? When was the last time you allowed …

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Movers & Breakers

Posted: 26 October 2018 by Brittany Vescio

Imagine waking up to a brilliant ray of beaming sun through your sheer curtains, then looking outside to see only shining sand, crystal clear waters and softly swaying palm trees. This is what we recently experienced at the Marriott Fiji …

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3 Skin Experts Chat Double Cleansing

Posted: 5 October 2018 by dermaviduals

Double cleansing has been in Korean & Japanese skincare regimes for decades. Traditionally, a cleansing oil is followed by a regular face cleanser. While we’re all for double cleansing, our approach is slightly different… as in different for each unique …

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Good Habits Start Young

Posted: 28 September 2018 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Skin treatment therapist and owner of Samsara Medispa, Priya, knew exactly what to reach for when she noticed her daughter had developed a dry, itchy rash around her mouth – our new Oleogel K! “My Miss 3 gets this around …

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What We Learnt from Oprah’s Skin Strategist

Posted: 24 September 2018 by dermaviduals

Jennifer Brodeur is the mastermind behind Max+ LED and has over two decades of experience in the skin industry. You may also know her as Oprah Winfrey’s & Michelle Obama’s go-to skin strategist & facialist. We were thrilled to recently …

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Team Derma Take On Steptember

Posted: 21 September 2018 by Annemarie O'Donnell

The average office worker takes 3,000 steps a day which is a far cry from the healthy minimum of 10,000 steps a day. This month, Team Derma took on the challenge of hitting 10k steps per day and raising money …

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Business Besties

Posted: 14 September 2018 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Our Co-Founders, Reika and Simone have been balancing their friendship with their business partnership for close to a decade, so it’s safe to say they’d have some good advice up their sleeves! Here are their top 10 tips for a …

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Dermal Rolling & Your Skin

Posted: 8 September 2018 by dermaviduals

At dermaviduals, we love helping you on your journey to skin health. At-home dermal rolling is one way we advocate to boost your skin health and help to achieve your skin goals, on top of your bespoke dermaviduals prescription and …

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Dad Jokes & Dad Skin

Posted: 24 August 2018 by dermaviduals

At dermaviduals, we believe it’s always a good time to give the gift of great skin, so go bespoke for your favourite bloke this Father’s Day with dermaviduals! Here’s our Father’s Day gift guide, terrible dad jokes included: Why are …

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Professional Beauty’s Roundtable

Posted: 21 August 2018 by Simone Vescio

I recently had the pleasure of being involved in Professional Beauty’s Roundtable. Our dermaviduals Ambassador, Robyn McAlpine and I joined other industry thought leaders to discuss the skin industry’s current climate.    I loved connecting with like-minded therapists and distributors …

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Trust Issues: Banned Skincare Ingredients

Posted: 20 August 2018 by Simone Vescio

Were you as horrified as we were at dermaviduals to learn Woolies and other well-loved businesses are knowingly selling tainted honey? Sadly, as our team knows only too well, this is just the tip of the toxic iceberg. There are …

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Why We Love LED!

Posted: 20 August 2018 by Annemarie O'Donnell

We’re thrilled to have the creator of Max+ LED and skin guru, Jennifer Brodeur, here with us at the moment! We had an LED Masterclass in Auckland last week and one about to kick off this morning in Sydney. So, …

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Love Your Body

Posted: 6 August 2018 by Simone Vescio

Here at dermaviduals, we’re all about skin health – from our face to our toes! Our DMS Body Lotion is the perfect addition to your skincare routine if your skin is needing some love from the neck down! It is so …

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Why Education Is Our Jam

Posted: 3 August 2018 by dermaviduals

Education is at the core of all we do at Derma Aesthetics. We LOVE furthering our own knowledge, sharing skin information with you guys, educating our partner clinics and creating opportunities for like-minded skin nerds to unite and talk about …

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Super Serums for Super Skin

Posted: 20 July 2018 by dermaviduals

We have over 35 actives/serums in our range that all do amazing things but the following 5 powerhouse serums have emerged as super serums over the years and are OMG-can’t-live-withouts among our skin treatment therapists and dermaviduals fans alike.   …

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A Day of Bespoke Facials & Skin Chat

Posted: 18 July 2018 by dermaviduals

Last week we were thrilled to be spending a day at the QT Sydney with key beauty media and influencers to share more about the Corneotherapy concept and how dermaviduals embraces the science of restoring the skin’s barrier. Such a …

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Natalie Barr’s Skincare Secret

Posted: 6 July 2018 by dermaviduals

Have you noticed Sunrise TV presenter Natalie Barr’s skin glowing with good health lately? After suffering from severe irritation after using a non-bespoke skincare brand, Natalie turned to dermaviduals for help to repair the damage and stabilise her skin. She …

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The Skincare Experiment

Posted: 25 June 2018 by dermaviduals

If you know anything about Rebecca Miller, AKA The Skin Whisperer, you’ll know that she is passionate about skin health, Corneotherapy and education. Rebecca lives her purpose of empowering women to feel confident and love the skin they’re in through …

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dermaviduals Clinics Announced As ABIA Finalists

Posted: 19 June 2018 by dermaviduals

The finalists for the Australian Beauty Industry Awards (ABIAs) were announced recently and we’re delighted to share that three of our partner clinics were named in multiple categories! The Australian Beauty Industry Awards are the only National Business Awards in …

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Gorgia Awarded Gold at Worldskills Australia!

Posted: 15 June 2018 by dermaviduals

Skin Solutions at Mink Hair & Beauty’s Gorgia Maliukaetau has taken out gold at the WorldSkills Australia National Championships for Beauty Therapy!    The competition tasks included: Performing facials, waxing, tweezing, eyelash and eyebrow tinting, makeup, make up for photography, …

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Our Top Travel Skincare Tips

Posted: 8 June 2018 by Annemarie O'Donnell

Team Derma take their travel very seriously and have naturally nailed the art of packing a beauty bag. Want to know the travel tips of those in-the-know (and to snoop on some of their holiday snaps)? Read on! “Go mini, …

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What’s the Deal with DMS?

Posted: 5 June 2018 by dermaviduals

DMS is the principle behind dermaviduals, but what exactly does that mean for your skin? Our favourite acronym, DMS, stands for Derma Membrane Structure. This patented technology mimics the composition and structure of the stratum corneum, which is the outermost …

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Algae is the New Black

Posted: 25 May 2018 by dermaviduals

Sydney’s Vivid kicks off tonight with its first living exhibit, featuring the unlikely water plant, algae. The exhibit’s aim is to shine a light on algae’s benefits & sustainability uses. University of Technology Sydney’s professor of marine biology, Peter Ralph …

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Our International dermaviduals Symposium Wrap Up

Posted: 7 February 2018 by dermaviduals

2018 has kicked off with a huge bang at our International dermaviduals Symposium hosted in Sydney recently.   Over 120 dermaviduals partners from Australia and New Zealand gathered over the holiday period for our inaugural event. These partners had the …

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All the Winners of Our Clinic Awards!

Posted: 17 January 2018 by dermaviduals

On the first night of our International dermaviduals Symposium, we celebrated our amazing partner clinics and skin therapists at our Clinic Awards Gala Night. We’re thrilled to share the winners with you, so without further ado, the winners of our …

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Our Clinic of the Month for December is SJM Skin Aesthetics!

Posted: 7 December 2017 by dermaviduals

SJM Skin Aesthetics is located in the heart of Mornington on the Peninsula. The Peninsula is well known for its quality organic produce, wine and beaches! The demographic also invests in their health and often prefer a holistic approach which is what we attribute a vast amount of our success to. We pride ourselves in also taking a holistic approach to skin health.

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Meet ELDERBERRY+KATE, Our Clinic of the Month!

Posted: 1 October 2017 by dermaviduals

Elderberry+Kate is nestled in the heart of Wellington city on the ground floor of the new Spark building on Willis Street. Their flagship sanctuary offers a new, holistic approach to experiencing a day spa in Wellington – where mind, body and …

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Beauty Advice From Our Favourite Mums

Posted: 12 May 2017 by dermaviduals

Mother’s Day really makes you appreciate all the amazing things our mothers do for us, including dishing out great advice! We love the wise words our staff members shared with us…   “My Mum was a big believer in being …

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#NoFilter Beauty

Posted: 27 January 2017 by dermaviduals

A new year means new adventures, travels and fun. Naturally, this also means plenty of photo ops to remember your best year yet. With this in mind, we have compiled our top 5 tips to up your selfie game and …

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Meet Our New Mineral Blushes!

Posted: 7 January 2017 by dermaviduals

dermaviduals deco blushes are highly pigmented to provide a natural and healthy looking pop of colour and glow to any complexion. Available in three shades, these blushes can be built up for intensity as desired. These are the perfect addition …

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And the Wisest Man Brought Frankincense

Posted: 23 December 2016 by dermaviduals

In the story of the nativity, three wise men bring presents to Jesus – frankincense, gold and myrrh. While gold is beautiful and myrrh handy, we believe that the wisest man brought frankincense AKA boswellia. The boswellia tree is found …

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Nourish is our Clinic of the Month for July 2016!

Posted: 18 July 2016 by dermaviduals

Nourish is a boutique clinic set in a beautiful art deco building on The Terrace in Wellington. Owner, Leesa, specialises in complex skin conditions. Having an autoimmune condition herself, Leesa knows how painful and distressing it can be to have sensitive, …

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Gym Bag Essentials

Posted: 15 February 2016 by dermaviduals

We know how busy life can be and making time for exercise can sometimes seem impossible. We know that the benefits of exercise are almost endless and that post workout feeling can’t be topped, but if you are anything like us …

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Hello, I’m Your Epidermis

Posted: 5 November 2015 by dermaviduals

Your epidermis varies in thickness from 0.05 mm on the eyelids to 0.8 ± 1.5 mm on the soles and palms. It’s amazing to think that your skin is jam-packed full of millions of cells and is still only about 1-2 …

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Splash into Summer with dermaviduals!

Posted: 1 October 2015 by dermaviduals

Summer is just around the corner and while the thought of exposing skin that hasn’t seen the light of day in awhile may seem daunting, never fear; dermaviduals has your back. We will have your skin beach and Summer ready …

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Pigmentation 101

Posted: 1 September 2015 by dermaviduals

This month, in participating dermaviduals clinics, you can enjoy a brightening facial treatment and receive 15% off your bespoke Even Skin Tone serum. This serum, utilises some of our most powerful serums – Whitening Concentrate, Vitamin B Liposome Concentrate and …

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Roll Away Your Skin Concerns

Posted: 13 August 2015 by dermaviduals

At dermaviduals, we don’t promise you the world. We know that there is no miracle cream or treatment to reset your skin overnight. Fads are always short term and we’re in this for life! It takes time and dedication to …

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Travel Essentials

Posted: 26 June 2015 by dermaviduals

The dermaviduals Travel Kit contains all of your skincare essentials in a handy cosmetic case: DMS Cleansing Milk 30ml, Face Tonic 30ml, DMS Mask with Vitamins 30ml & DMS Base Cream 50ml. Whether you are jetting off overseas or road …

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Makeup You Will Love: dermaviduals deco

Posted: 15 June 2015 by dermaviduals

Here at dermaviduals, we like to think that we know you; what you want from your beauty routine, what you like and what you don’t… We know that you are serious about your skin health, after all you use dermaviduals. …

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Stop! 6 Mistakes that Hurt Your Skin

Posted: 22 May 2015 by dermaviduals

Skin is a valuable and visible asset. It’s the largest organ we possess, with the important job of protecting the body from damage, infection, and dehydration 24 hours a day. That’s why dermaviduals is devoted to designing products and treatments …

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Get Super Skin This Autumn

Posted: 11 March 2015 by dermaviduals

When one season ends and the next one begins, many of us think about making a change to our wardrobes and make-up, but what about a change in our beauty routines? At dermaviduals  we think each new season is a …

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The Products You Need Post-Summer

Posted: 25 February 2015 by dermaviduals

At dermaviduals, staying on top of what’s hot and what’s not in skincare is a big part of our work, and, we LOVE our work. We watch for news of advancements in the science of skincare, particularly in the area …

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Summer 2015: The Coolest Colour for Hot Lips

Posted: 11 February 2015 by dermaviduals

While the Northern Hemisphere is hunkering down for a cold and nasty winter, Australians are getting ready for Beach Season 2015. What are you looking forward to this summer? At dermaviduals, we’re excited about the chance to embrace a fresh …

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The At-Home Facial… with dermaviduals

Posted: 14 January 2015 by dermaviduals

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have daily skin care treatments the way celebrities do? Well, with the help of bespoke skincare products, you can give yourself at-home facials that will keep you looking radiant between visits to your favorite clinic …

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dermaviduals On-Call Skin Care Mechanic

Posted: 31 December 2014 by dermaviduals

When you want beautiful skin, dermaviduals urges you to “Think Zinc.” Zinc has been shown to support the production of elastin and collagen fibresin the skin. The health and well being of these is critical. They support the underlying structure …

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Awarding Excellence in Skin Care

Posted: 13 October 2014 by dermaviduals

We’re pleased to share the names of the winners of the dermaviduals inaugural Clinic Awards, saluting the best of the best of aesthetic skincare professionals in Australia and New Zealand. The Awards showcase our industry’s leading clinics, most talented beauty …

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And the Finalists Are…

Posted: 22 September 2014 by dermaviduals

dermaviduals is thrilled to announce the finalists for their first Clinic Awards. A panel of judges at derma aesthetics, distributors of dermaviduals, have completed the first round of judging and have selected two finalists for every category. Reika Roberts and Simone …

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Highly Effective – Cosmeceuticals

Posted: 4 September 2014 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   When can we or should we speak of cosmeceuticals or to put it another way, cosmetic ingredients with pharmaceutical effects? Cosmetologists and lawyers assiduously discuss the matter. Read more on the respective criteria and on the …

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Skin Care Word Games: Natural vs Organic

Posted: 13 August 2014 by dermaviduals

We understand how appealing natural and organic ingredients sound in terms of protecting your health and beauty. In reality, however, these terms are practically meaningless on a cosmetic label. That’s a problem for an educated consumer like you who cares …

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Aromatherapy Treatment for Winter Blues

Posted: 30 July 2014 by dermaviduals

Does frigid winter air rob you of your energy? Do blustery winds make your skin feel like someone has attacked it with sandpaper? Has the lack of sunshine disrupted your sleep schedule and left you feeling sluggish? Or maybe plummeting …

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What Fathers Want for Their Special Day

Posted: 16 July 2014 by dermaviduals

What do you get the man who has everything? For Father’s Day 2014, may we recommend that you visit your favourite clinic and consider dermaviduals Shower and Shave Kit? Many men work hard to stay healthy, keep in shape and …

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Bespoke Skincare: It’s All About YOU

Posted: 2 July 2014 by dermaviduals

In this post we’re shining the spotlight on the growing trend of bespoke skincare. We want you to be able to sort out the facts from the false promises, and get the personalised, truly customised skincare experience you want.  What …

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What Makes a Serum a Serum?

Posted: 27 May 2014 by dermaviduals

By Reika Roberts   Do they really live up to expectations? Does the use of a serum automatically mean the product becomes more active? Does the use of a serum ensure better outcomes? Can some serums be too active and …

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OleogelPlus – One-Stop Relief for Parched Skin

Posted: 21 May 2014 by dermaviduals

Dehydrated skin is everywhere! You see it in the chapped lips, dry hands, scaly feet, and arid-looking eyes of adults, and in the perianal area of babies. Oleogel Plus, dermaviduals’ multi-purpose, massage-in moisturiser, works wonders when it comes to relieving …

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What’s All The Fuss About Kale?

Posted: 7 May 2014 by dermaviduals

Everywhere you go, there it is. Fresh kale in the produce aisle. Kale in the serve-yourself salad buffet. Kale chips in the snack aisle. In fact, retailers predict that kale will be one of this year’s hottest food trends. Kale …

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dermaviduals’ new website!

Posted: 15 April 2014 by dermaviduals

The new dermaviduals website was launched on the 16th of April, and is jam packed full of new features and functionality. It has something for everybody, with fun and informative blogs, competitions, a before and after gallery, dermaviduals in the …

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How to Replenish Your Skin for Autumn

Posted: 9 April 2014 by dermaviduals

Were you good to your skin this summer? If you were careful to apply sunscreen, take cleansing showers after sun-time, and moisturise nightly, chances are your skin came through the hot weather looking supple and gorgeous. Don’t let all that …

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Trending: Hot Colours for Cool Weather

Posted: 26 March 2014 by dermaviduals

After a long, hot summer of being a beach goddess going “au naturel” with minimal make-up, it’s time to get a little more buttoned up for the coming cool weather. In this first-of-autumn blogs, dermaviduals is sharing straight-from-the-runway colour picks …

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A Skincare Gift for Mum on Her Special Day

Posted: 12 March 2014 by dermaviduals

Mother’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to honour all the women in our lives who have mothered us at one time or another: grandmothers, teachers, nurses, school bus drivers, and (we’re talking to you husbands out there) wives. This year, …

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Gentle Skin Care for Babies & Small Children

Posted: 26 February 2014 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   The epidermis of children up to 3 years is relatively thin, shows minimal sweat and sebum production, has an increased transepidermal water loss (TEWL) and is sensitive. Recommendations for the care of the infant skin …

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Active Agents & Preparations To Treat Hyperhidrosis

Posted: 31 January 2014 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   Sweat glands are high-performance glands. They become active when the body’s surface temperature needs to be cooled down, or in other words, whenever the body temperature rises and the temperature has to be dissipated quickly, …

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Sun Protection – Appropriate Use of Products

Posted: 27 January 2014 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   A lot of people spend their working days indoors and thus cannot develop natural pigmentation. In other words, the enzyme tyrosinase that is responsible for the melanin formation remains inactive. Office workers also are identified by …

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Posted: 11 January 2014 by dermaviduals

INTRODUCTION: Publications about and patents on liposomes, along with their different chemical components, preparation, and use in skincare products have often been reviewed [1-4]. The reviews do not need any additional comments. Of interest are general questions, such as why …

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Acne – Prevention and Care

Posted: 11 January 2014 by dermaviduals

Acne is one of the most frequent skin problems beauty institutes are confronted with. Acne customers and above all the younger generation among them often go through a personal ordeal and generally have high expectations of a cosmetic treatment. Acne …

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Corneotherapeutic Skin Care for Rosacea Skin

Posted: 11 January 2014 by dermaviduals

Rosacea predominantly affects fair-skinned people and develops in adult age. Characteristic symptoms are erythema, changes of the superficial blood vessels and connective tissue as well as enlarged sebum follicles. Frequently there are also oedema and pustules to observe. In addition, …

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The Water Balance in Our Skin: Moisturisers & Co.

Posted: 11 January 2014 by dermaviduals

Published in medical Beauty Forum 2014 (1), 18-20 In English-speaking countries, a question on the effects of a moisturizing cream would have been answered as follows: a moisturizing cream or abbreviated also moisturizer refreshes the skin and makes it agreeably …

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Shady Sides – Manifestations of Light Dermatoses

Posted: 8 January 2014 by dermaviduals

Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   Besides the well-known sun burns, sunlight also can trigger very annoying light dermatoses. Food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetic ingredients are potential influencing factors. Sometimes even preventive measures and medicine are of little help, all the more important …

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Summary: Release & Bioavailability

Posted: 7 January 2014 by dermaviduals

Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   A key issue considering the efficacy of skin care products is the release of the active agents contained. In this respect, not only the concentrations but also the base formulations of creams, dispersions and solutions play …

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Sydney Morning Herald – Bespoke Beauty: Tailored Skincare

Posted: 7 January 2014 by dermaviduals

More and more beauty consumers are shunning the “one-size-fits-all” approach and opting for personalised skincare with great results. The retail floor is a confusing place. There are colours, signs and products everywhere, all fighting for our attention and our money. The popularity and lure of “do it all” skincare and makeup products is growing, but at what cost to our skin? “Just like fingerprints, every skin is different, with it’s own set of unique needs which change over the various stages of our lives,” says Dermaviduals scientist Dr Hans Lautenschlager. “In the past, skin was categorised into three types: dry, oily or combination. This blanket approach is incapable of treating the unique needs of the individual.”

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Antioxidants – An Overview

Posted: 4 January 2014 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   During the past years, no other active agent class has attracted more attention as a cosmetic ingredient than the group of antioxidants with their radical scavenging properties. Now it is time to draw the balance …

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Skin Whitening Agents From A to Z – A Summary

Posted: 3 January 2014 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   When you cut an apple and leave it uncovered, it will quickly turn brown. This brown colouring originates from the oxidation of the polyphenols of the apple with atmospheric oxygen assisted by the enzyme phenoloxidase. …

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Finding skin fitness through food…

Posted: 29 December 2013 by dermaviduals

Have you ever thought about how what you eat affects your skin?  Here are our thoughts on achieving “skin fitness through food”.   dermaviduals has always advocated taking an inside out approach to skin care which includes ensuring the foods that …

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The Water Balance In Our Skin: Moisturisers & Co.

Posted: 29 December 2013 by dermaviduals

Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   The term moisturizing cream has different meanings according to whether we are in the English-speaking world or the German-speaking part. Two terms are essential in this context: moisturizers and emollients. Information on common features and on …

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Facets Of Intimate Care – Less Is More

Posted: 28 December 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   Intimate care always has been and will continue to be a domain of women. Obviously there is a solution for any kind of problem. However not all the products offered on the cosmetic market will …

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Regeneration of the Skin Barrier

Posted: 17 December 2013 by dermaviduals

Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   The objective of regenerating the skin is just as old as cosmetic itself. The decorative cosmetic shows how we would like to look after the regeneration. The caring cosmetic with the active agents at its disposal …

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Preventive Care in the Beauty Institute

Posted: 17 December 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   The task of the cosmetician is not only to provide a short-term improvement of the skin but also to effectively support the prevention of skin diseases. Therapy and healing of skin diseases become more and …

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Cosmetic Dermatology – Dermatological Cosmetic

Posted: 17 December 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   The combination of cosmetic and dermatology offers a variety of opportunities/benefits for clients, patients and institutes/consulting rooms. The cosmetic dermatology or the dermatological cosmetic complements the fields of orthodox medicine and traditional cosmetic and extends their …

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Ceramides – Lipids with Multiple Assignments

Posted: 17 December 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   In combination with other skin components ceramides form a natural barrier in the horny layer. They prevent the dehydration of the skin. There are new products which support the skin-own formation of ceramides.   Ceramides are …

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Protect Your Skin, Too

Posted: 17 December 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   Besides all the efforts of caring for the skin of the clients, the skin protection of the cosmeticians should not be neglected. Day in, day out, the cosmetician gets into contact with the products she …

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Skin Protection for the Hands of Strong Men

Posted: 17 December 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   The acceptance of skin protection and skin care especially designed for activities in humid conditions (e.g. metal industry, construction industry, hairdressers) and workplaces where oils are used (e.g. oil industry, automotive industry, mechanical engineering) among …

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dermaviduals – Modular Product Systems

Posted: 17 December 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   dermaviduals are skin care products which are freshly prepared right on the spot in the beauty institute. This article shows how cosmeticians can prove their skin care competence by offering this individual service.   Approved …

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Liposomes in Dermatological Preparations Part II

Posted: 17 December 2013 by dermaviduals

In Part I, some theoretical background on the structure of liposomes and their probable mechanisms of action on and in the skin were reviewed. Part II will discuss in more detail the utilization of liposomes in dermatological and cosmetic formulations. …

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Liposomes in Dermatological Preparations Part I

Posted: 17 December 2013 by dermaviduals

Liposomes or liposomal aggregation may have played a role in the formation of the first cell membrane on Earth. Immediately after the discovery of liposomes by Bangham, there was intense research in the pharmaceutical industry concerning their parenteral application, but …

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Introducing boxed sets from dermaviduals

Posted: 7 November 2013 by dermaviduals

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Skin – From the Outside In

Posted: 14 October 2013 by dermaviduals

Keeping the skin’s barrier in good health could be the key to optimal skincare according to the team at dermaviduals. Lizzy Wood reports.   When it’s functioning at its best, the skin shines, creating a luminous, radiant and clear complexion. …

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Nanoparticles – Sizing Up Skin Care

Posted: 13 October 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger I recently read an interesting article, passed to me by my Australian colleagues. It’s a long way from Germany to Australia but the issues raised in the article “I’m as Mad as Hell…..” by Danné, published …

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Trace Elements – Tiny Helpers for a Healthy Life

Posted: 13 October 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger They only occur in minute amounts in the human body. Nevertheless, a decline in trace element concentration causes severe deficiency symptoms. Read more about their function, effects and their significance in the cosmetic field in the following. …

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Benchmark Skin Measurements – Solid Evidence

Posted: 13 October 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   Measuring the skin before and after the treatment is a popular method to awaken consumer desire for skin care products. Also cosmeticians can convince their customers with facts and figures.   There are different reasons …

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Vitamins in Cosmetics

Posted: 13 October 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   While many other cosmetic active agents experience their ups and downs, vitamins continue to be in vogue. They are essential components of natural and of physiological cosmetics.   Vitamins (the term is derived from the …

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Jars, Tubes, Dispensers etc – Cosmetic Packaging

Posted: 13 October 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   The packaging of skin care products serves for product protection but also is intended to persuade people to buy. What particular functions and requirements are important for the packaging of cosmetic products?   The four …

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Posted: 13 October 2013 by dermaviduals

By Reika Roberts The future of skincare has arrived.   The January issue of Beauty NZ featured an article on Professor Albert Kligman. Kligman is widely regarded as the father of cosmeceuticals, yet he was also well-known for his pioneering …

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Sydney International Spa and Beauty Expo 2013

Posted: 7 September 2013 by dermaviduals

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Skin Care During Cancer Therapy

Posted: 13 June 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger When customers undergo cancer treatment also the skin condition is affected. Problems and side effects of cancer therapies can be attenuated with an adequate skin care.   Cancer strikes abruptly and forces the patient to change …

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Piggyback – An Overview On Transport Systems

Posted: 11 June 2013 by dermaviduals

By Dr. Hans Lautenschläger   Speaking of transport systems for cosmetic active agents, we automatically think of tiny filled spherical bodies that wriggle their way through the gaps between the corneocytes and then empty their load in the deeper layer …

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Falling into Autumn…

Posted: 22 March 2013 by dermaviduals

As summer draws to a close the weather begins to cool and the humidity drops. Autumn is a good time to prepare for the winter months to come, and to look again at the basics of skin care and the …

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Posted: 1 February 2013 by dermaviduals

Tell us in 25 words or less which dermaviduals product is your favourite and why to go into the running to win one of four NOON watches! Visit us on Facebook to find out more.

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Summer Skin Survival Kit

Posted: 30 November 2012 by dermaviduals

Australians love summer and all it brings. However constant exposure to environmental factors, without adequate protection during the summer months, can leave your skin dry, irritated and compromised. It can also speed up the natural ageing process.   Introducing dermaviduals Summer Skin …

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WIN a dermaviduals Starter Kit!

Posted: 29 November 2012 by dermaviduals

For your chance to wine one of five dermaviduals gifts, simple LIKE us and tag dermaviduals Australia. Once we reach 2000 likes, you’ll be in the running to win one of five fabulous dermaviduals starter packs, valued at $240. It really …

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Here comes the sun…

Posted: 29 November 2012 by dermaviduals

Australians love summer and all it brings. For many, it’s a period of relaxation and reconnection with family and friends. The days and nights are long and warm, there are summer fruits to enjoy, and days will be spent on …

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Oncology Aesthetics

Posted: 2 October 2012 by dermaviduals

– a personal account from Reika Roberts, Managing Director at derma aesthetics   August and September has seen me consumed by a personal crusade, which has been in the planning for some time. I have been working on an initiative …

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Step into spring with rejuvenated skin

Posted: 4 September 2012 by Simone Vescio

Spring is just around the corner. Soon, beautiful blossoms will appear on many trees, bulbs will burst forth from the earth and you and your clients will be eager to head outdoors to enjoy the warmer weather. But what does …

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Winter skincare

Posted: 18 June 2012 by dermaviduals

Winter. It’s a time of reflection and observation.  As the weather cools, more time will be spent inside and there’s a tendency to slow life down.  Slow food will be cooked, time will be spent reading in front of open …

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Sydney International Spa & Beauty Expo 2011

Posted: 28 November 2011 by dermaviduals

This annual exposition is a must-attend event for retailers, suppliers, educators or anyone with a general interest in the beauty and cosmetic industry. It is the ideal forum in which to showcase (and learn about) emerging trends and new products …

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dermaviduals Team Visit Germany

Posted: 14 October 2011 by dermaviduals

In late September, Simone Vescio and Reika Roberts, along with three clients, travelled to Germany to koko dermaviduals headquarters. The trip commenced with a two day corneotherapy course conducted by Dr Hans Lautenschläger, founder of dermaviduals. Overviewing the principles of …

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Finally! A product as individual as you are…

Posted: 25 May 2011 by dermaviduals

Blog by Professional Beauty, POSTED 23.05.2011 NEW to Australia, dermaviduals DMS base cream is an internationally renowned product, which has been developed to complement and maintain the natural structure of the skin.  Unlike any other cosmetic product in the marketplace, …

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Beauty Scene – dermaviduals Cocktail Party

Posted: 20 May 2011 by dermaviduals

Who: Max Media for dermaviduals What: A cocktail party to celebrate the launch of the dermaviduals skincare range Where: Sergeants’ Mess, Chowder Bay, Mosman When: May 11, 2011 Beauty therapists and industry professionals gathered at the picturesque Sergeants Mess for a cocktail party to …

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Autumn Newsletter

Posted: 20 May 2011 by dermaviduals

We’re loving the pace here at derma aesthetics head office, despite it being somewhat frantic! It would appear that you are as excited as we are about ushering in a new era of skin correction. Our phones have been ringing …

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New Brands Entering The Australian Market

Posted: 18 May 2011 by dermaviduals

Blog by The Plastic Diaries, POSTED 14.05.2011   Have you ever heard of a bespoke skin care system? Yes, bespoke. Meaning a skin care system specially formulated JUST for your skin. That idea probably sounds like of two things …. …

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