2020 ended up being the year of change, dare I say it, for the better?
We ‘pivoted’ (sorry I will never use that word again) to Zoom consultations, bought all our skincare online and somehow I ended up being a sought after beauty writer. All previous dreams came true in that respect. I also technically expanded the business with a new NSW location on the coast and more brands joining the clinic.
So it wasn’t all that bad. Everyone is loving the new zoom consultation format and it allows me to reach potential clients further than just our local area, next year I will be expanding and formalizing the program. This we stayed home and traded online, this was your top 5 you were loving this year;
Roccoco Pore Cleansing Oil
Organic Spa Cream Cleanser
Organic Spa Intense Moisture
Organic Spa Day Moisturiser
Zilch Acne Formula
Organic Spa was a hit this year; I seriously couldn’t keep it on the shelf, which is amazing. It’s understandable why, a product that is so gentle yet effective deserves the top spots. Not to mention it’s certified organic as well as sustainable, it ticks all the boxes. It kind of fit into the theme of the year with our need for nurturing.
That was briefly the year that was, now for next year.
Predictions for 2021, because this is really why you’re reading this.
I think at home beauty will still be big and our homes will continue to be our sanctuaries.
Self-care at home, people will want their bathrooms kitted out for that luxury time at home. Bath and body products along with candles will continue to grow, as ‘at home culture’ is here to stay for a while.
Sustainability will continue to be big and just as important as ever. Not just sustainable products but packaging that gives back to the earth as well. Whether it’s through plantable seed cards or biodegradable packaging that takes care of the earth. I see it evolving that way.
‘Natural’ products will just become products and the norm. We’ve come so far with more natural formulations; they’re more and more potent and active than ever. Even the cosmeceutical skincare in the salon is free from the nasty fillers and preservatives people no longer want. This is how it should be.
I feel like ‘wellness’ will evolve (again). But in a good way, wellness took a dark turn down conspiracy theory lane this year and the more extreme ends have broken away. We don’t have to ‘mourn’ the loss of ‘wellness’ how we saw it, rather I think it’s having an evolution that was much needed. A more scientific and practical approach melded into our everyday lives, rather than something fridge that was hard and made you think about your values. This makes it more accessible now and much easier for people to integrate with, and sets you up to succeed. Beauty wellness supplements will continue to grow and expand becoming a natural part of our routines.
Of course I could be completely wrong and we could be in for more of a sh*t show, but for now perhaps we can at least try to take our lessons from 2020 and turn our lives into something better, more evolved. May the force be with you.
I am back after what feels like most the year! In the rush for re-booking beauty treatments or ‘catching up for lost beauty time’ I’ve noticed a trend in requests for more invasive treatments. Treatments like microdermabrasion and skin needling. Asking people why they are seeking out these treatments I find a general trend in opinion that anything short of abrasive or needle treatments are a waste of time. This is your reminder that that is absolutely not true.
As a skin therapist who has been staring at
skin for over 15 years, treatments that don’t wreck havoc on your delicate acid
mantle consistently yield far better results in the long run. Trading
inflammation for a quick fix will catch up with skin and often start to reverse
the results you’re seeking. Pigmentation
will come back with a vengeance, your skin will suddenly be sensitive to
‘everything’ and those fine lines will make a re-appearance. Don’t get me
wrong, treatments like skin needling have their place especially for scar revision,
but they are not an everyday beauty treatment. Don’t even get me started on
therapists that draw blood. At the clinic we have a talented surgical nurse
that performs these treatments, and the benefits are, she is highly trained,
has better numbing cream (bonus!) and can look after your health while
performing a more invasive treatment.
My point is, the whole point of skincare and treatments is to REDUCE inflammation in the skin, not increase it. Inflammation is whole root of skin conditions we’re trying to fix, balanced happy skin doesn’t breakout, flush or age as quickly. It also heals better when things go wrong. The key to younger looking skin is sustainable care for your skin. Skin treatments that add value to the skin like LED or microcurrent, intense ampules infused that deliver vitamins to treat conditions we’re combating. I guarantee you will have much better skin in the long run if you step away from abrasive treatments that trash your acid mantle.
Repeat after me – stronger is not better
My tips for getting and keeping amazing
Find a skin expert who will discuss your
concerns and do a thorough skin consultation, including lifestyle and diet.
Get a treatment plan and home care plan – 70% of skincare is home care!
Be consistent with your monthly skin treatments, this is important for ongoing care and tweaking of your skincare as we improve your skin.
Do your skincare routine morning and night,
that’s where the gold is.
Adjust supplements and lifestyle factors to keep your body in optimal health for glowing skin inside and out!
Skincare is not created equal, and neither
are the ingredients that make it up.
A common misconception that comes up in the clinic constantly is the
fact that a client is ‘already using’ a Vitamin C, A, Hyaluronic Acid etc when
this is recommended to them. That might be true, and I’m not just trying to
sell you something more but which Vitamin C is that? L-ascorbic Acid, Ascorbyl
Phosphate or AA2G? Or is it a plant-based antioxidant like Kakadu Plum or
Strawberry? There are many variations across different vitamin categories and
knowing you’re using the correct ingredient for your skin is key. One version
might be better for sensitive skin and another would be better to treat your
Part of my role as a skin therapist is to
match the right product and ingredients to your skin, to address your skin
concerns. So if you’ve been ‘self diagnosing’ and buying online with educated
guesses but not really getting anywhere, it’s time to turn to a professional
therapist. Your concerns will be listened to, skin examined, lifestyle
discussed, as well as eating habits and medications or supplements taken, and
then after a full consultation we can make our recommendations.
My philosophy is natural and organic skincare is better on the skin. I believe that the power of plants, especially combined with potent cosmeceutical ingredients can really work wonders on the skin. It’s like comparing a fruit and vegetable rich healthy diet to a white food diet. You get so much more nutrients from plants with a broader scope of antioxidants and vitamins. There’s so much more out there than just Vitamins A, B, C and Hyaluronic Acid (to name the bog 4 lots of people just focus on).
While we’re on the subject of plant-based
ingredients, do you know where it was grown and sourced? Was it just a standard
farm, or a certified organic farm? Is it from Australia or overseas? This can
also play a huge role in the quality of the ingredient. For instance brands
like Organic Spa must source high quality certified organic farmed ingredients
to meet their Australian Certified Organic status. So just using cheap
non-organic Ylang Ylang oil (for example) in the formula won’t cut it. You
really do get what you pay for so if something is cheap but makes a bunch of
claims, think about the level of quality of ingredients in that bottle you’re
buying. There’s no way companies can make high quality, active products for $20
or less. Just like food there’s also ethics to consider, I really could go on.
Next time you’re out to find new skincare,
ask yourself, does it look quality? Does it have certifications if I want
Organic or Vegan or Cruelty Free? Then, if you have a concern that you really
want to get fixed, speak to a professional with an arsenal of professional
skin, knowledge and experience behind them to help get you the results you’re
Want to hear more on this topic? Our IGTV features Belinda discussing this and more, link here.
This is probably not the most interesting blog I’ve written but is one of the most important at this time. As we start to re-open there are new health regulations to keep you and us safe and healthy and limited the spread of the virus.
We have always been a by appointment only clinic but now this will be strictly enforced with consultations taking place online and via zoom before your first appointment. If you are a current client of the clinic and don’t feel comfortable attending appointments yet for any reason we will continue our free skin chats via zoom as part of our ongoing service.
In clinic hygiene and social distancing
You will also notice changes at the clinic. We strictly can only have the person attending their appointment in the treatment room with a therapist at one time. We can also only have one person in the waiting area at one time. If you are out with a friend they will have to get a coffee while you see us. Parents with teenagers can join us on zoom to discuss skin and treatment plans.
There is hand sanitiser available when you
walk into your appointment. Our bed will be made up slightly differently as
well to comply with strict hygiene regulations. Our menu has also changed to a
sleeker higher performing slimmed down version of the old menu to get you the
results you need without any unnecessary extra time in the clinic.
Our therapists and myself will be using PPE to keep you safe. The use of masks and gloves protects you while you visit us. There will be extra time allowed in between clients for a thorough clean down of the clinic in between everyone. This will limit the amount of appointments available but we will do the best we can to fit everyone in. If you are late to your appointment and we don’t have enough time to fit everything in you will be re-scheduled. I will also be working limited hours for the rest of the year, please refer to our available slots in our booking system. If you desperately need a new skincare routine simply book a consultation online and we can post you out your products. A fresh consultation will not be necessary when you decided to have a treatment.
Conditions of entry
Before your appointment our reminder text will reiterate that you need to disclose if you have been overseas in the past 14 days, have had any contact with someone who has traveled overseas in the past 14 days, or have any cold or flu symptoms. By turning up to your appointment you agree that you have not recently traveled and are symptom free. Please be understanding if we have to re-schedule you because your therapist is feeling unwell.
In clinic testers
All testers will not be available for
client use. If you would like to see a product please ask and your therapist
will get it for you. Our entire back bar product for your treatment will be
decanted fresh from a sanitized back room, minimizing the amount of bottles in
the treatment room constantly being touched during treatments.
All our payments will now be processed
online or via our square POS, we no longer accept cash.
All bookings are required to provide
accurate contact information like phone numbers or emails for contact tracing
Our staff will have the COVID safe app
downloaded to their phones, it is not a requirement of you our clients but if
you have it, it will allow for ease of contact tracing if necessary.
Finally a massive thank you to you all for
being amazing during these difficult times. I will continue to strive to give
everyone the highest quality of service and I’m looking forward to having everyone
back in the clinic enjoying our amazing new treatment menu.
I’m excited to announce new LED treatments
to the clinic! My choice of LED is Celluma Pro.
Celluma is quite unlike any other low-level
light therapy device available today. It is widely used by chiropractors,
acupuncturists, wellness practitioners and skin specialists to treat a variety
of musculoskeletal and skin conditions. Based on scientific research pioneered
by NASA, the Celluma is a specialized light energy device FDA Cleared to treat:
Diminished Local Blood Circulation, Muscle & Joint Stiffness, Muscle Tissue
Tension, Muscle & Joint Pain, Muscle Spasm, Arthritis, Wrinkles and
Inflammatory Acne Vulgaris. Celluma is also CE Certified in the European Union
as a Dermal Wound Healing device.
Patented, pulsed-wave technology controlled
by proprietary software algorithms add to the applicability of the
Celluma. It is a polychromatic
device that delivers blue (465nm), red (640nm) and infrared (880nm) light
energy simultaneously to safely treat a wide variety of conditions easily and
affordably, both in a professional setting and at home. Each wavelength is
absorbed by different molecules that act as a signaling mechanism for different
cellular processes. For example, some reduce inflammation and some kill
bacteria, while others enhance localized circulation.
Its unique flexible design and extra-large light panel (over 15” x 8”), facilitates effective energy absorption by tissue and molds closely to the body to enhance energy delivery. Its flexibility affords previously considered “awkward” areas such as elbows, shoulders or ankles to be treated with ease. In addition, Celluma’s portable, affordable, lightweight design permits easy and frequent use.
What does Red LED do?
Red LED stimulates collagen and elastin production and tissue repair
which can reduce and even reverse the effects of aging and damage to skin and
other bodily tissues. It does this by activating the cellular renewal process,
while restoring and protecting the surface of the skin. The effectiveness of
using red and infrared light therapy to stimulate rejuvenation in damaged
tissues has been documented in more than 2,500 research papers, and
approximately 100 double blind studies.
Are Red LED treatments safe?
Red Light Emitting Diode (LED) treatments are completely non-invasive
and do not produce any thermal damage or pain. Treatments times are
approximately 30 minutes and are generally perceived as pleasant and relaxing.
How does Red LED work?
The Red LED treatment is a gentle and natural procedure much like the process of photosynthesis, also known as photo bio-stimulation, the stimulation of life processes with light. The Celluma system uses both visible red and infrared light energy to stimulate your body’s own regenerative metabolism at the cellular level. By stimulating the body’s tissues to convert light energy into cellular energy (ATP), a Celluma treatment provides the energy your cells can use to:
– accelerate the production of collagen and elastin
– increase cellular permeability, allowing for increased cellular
– increase the removal of excess fluid and waste products from the cells
– increase the production of macrophage (scavenger) cells for the removal
of toxins/excess pigment/scar tissue
– increase lymphatic drainage
– increase vascularization (blood flow) to the surface of the skin
Who needs and can benefit from Red LED?
As we all age, our skin loses some its ability to heal and reconstruct
itself, components such as collagen and elastin, necessary in maintaining the
physical appearance and vitality of skin, decreases in production; scar tissue,
toxins and waste build-up (acne, wrinkles, sunspots, hyper-pigmentation, etc.)
increases the appearance of physical flaws. Varying frequencies of low-level
infrared and visible red light give the skin the necessary aid to reduce these,
and many other, signs of aging. These wavelengths of light can also help with
pain management, wound healing, and scar reduction.
How is LED light therapy different from laser treatment?
LED light therapy is a skin rejuvenation treatment using non invasive,
non ablative Red light therapy, Blue light therapy and Infrared light treatment
for anti aging skin care, facial wrinkles, acne treatment, stretch marks and
more. LED is a safer, more effective and affordable alternative to laser
ACNE BLUE LIGHT or LED BLUE LIGHT
Acne Blue Light (or LED Blue Light) is the latest FDA-approved treatment for inflammatory acne (acne vulgaris). This state-of-the-art acne treatment utilizes non-UV light which kills acne bacteria in the skin and repairs cells which were damaged by inflammation.
How Does Blue Light Destroy Acne Bacteria?
Blue Light produces singlet oxygen in the skin, a bactericide that is
deadly to P. acnes bacteria which causes acne. The chemical changes inside acne
bacteria cause its self-destruction. This eradicates the bacterial colonization
in the sebaceous glands. The gland’s sebum production slowly normalizes which
reduces body’s immune response. With bacteria absent, skin’s inflammation
gradually subsides which is followed by reduction in skin’s redness and pigmentation.
What Else Is Blue Light Used For?
Blue Light Treatment is extremely effective in stimulating the body’s
immune response which encourages our own healing processes. Therefore, the
treatment can be effectively used by itself or in combination with red light, and/or
topical products. Blue light can be used on any part of the body including
face, back, chest and buttocks. It is also incorporated in treatment protocols
for collagen stimulation, pigmentation, wrinkle reduction and rosacea treatments.
Is Blue Light (LED) Treatment Safe?
Because acne blue light therapy does not emit ultraviolet (UV) rays,
unlike other light therapies used in the past for treatment of acne and acne
related conditions, it is extremely safe and can be administered in series of
How Light Energy Works
Specific wavelengths of light energy, when properly absorbed, up-regulates compromised cells. The light (photons) energy is absorbed by photoacceptors in the mitochondria and used to create adenosine triphosphate (ATP). The ATP produced then stimulates various metabolic processes, which can result in the repair and regeneration of cell and tissue components. In an article, “Therapeutic Light” – by Chukuka S. Enwemeka, PT, PhD, FACSM , he wrote “other reported mechanisms of light-induced beneficial effects include modulation of prostaglandin levels, alteration of somatosensory evoked potential and nerve conduction velocity, and hyperemia of treated tissues. The resultant clinical benefits include pain relief in conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, bursitis, tendonitis, ankle sprain, and temporomandibular joint dysfunction, shoulder and neck pain, arthritis, and post-herpetic neuralgia, as well as tissue repair in cases of diabetic ulcer, venous ulcer, mouth ulcer, fractures, tendon rupture, ligamentous, tear, torn cartilage, and nerve injury.”
LED in Treatment
and near infrared are the most commonly used wavelengths in LED phototherapy.
These specific wavelengths are well researched and scientifically proven to
produce therapeutic benefits. Blue penetrates through the epidermis and is
known to kill P.acnes bacteria. Red penetrates into the dermal layer and has
been shown to enhance collagen and elastin production through photobiostimulation
of fibroblasts. Near infrared penetrates deepest and increases
micro-circulation (tissue repair), decreases inflammation and attenuates pain.
When treating a client, select the wavelength or program most appropriate for
the condition being treated.
You can choose from
our 30minute LED lounge treatments or go for a more in-depth facial treatment
that includes a light peel. LED
can also be added to most facials as a boost.
to LED are:
Do not perform LED therapy on someone who is Pregnant or Nursing (unless the client has written consent from her doctor).
Do not perform LED therapy on someone with a seizure disorder (unless you have consent from the client’s doctor).
Do not perform LED therapy when the application of “heat” or increased warmth to the skin is a contraindication to that skin type.
Do not perform LED therapy if client is “photo-sensitive” Some disorders and medications can cause photosensitivity (unless you have consent from the client’s doctor). Do not perform LED therapy over known metastasis.
Do not perform LED therapy if client is on steroidal medications.
If you’re unsure which
treatment is suited to you please get in touch at the clinic and we will guide
you on which treatments suits your skin and skin concerns best.
These three categories of products seem
pretty straightforward right? But I actually hear heaps of confusion about how
to use them properly. With the explosion of Instagram beauty enthusiasts a lot
of mis-information is out there on what is what and how they should be used. Here’s
my professional breakdown for you.
Serums are classified as lightweight gel or fluid that easily penetrates into the skin. If they are oily, they’re not a serum, they’re an oil. The light texture allows the serum to carry active ingredients deep into the skin. These are active ingredients you’re familiar with like vitamin c, vitamin a, plant extracts and peptides. Serums are the ‘cure’ for your skin conditions to help correct and balance your skin. Because of their texture we always apply these first before anything else after cleansing. You can find our serums here.
Oils are pure lipids, which help to replenish the lipids in your skin when you’re extra dry and flaky. Most people, especially under 40s are more dehydrated than dry and will need to reach for serums before oils. If you’re not dry and flaky than you’re most likely dehydrated and a hydrating serum like hyaluronic acid would be a better fit for your skin.
The best way to use oils is with your
moisturizer. Skin needs water, oil and ceramides to be properly hydrated and
balanced. When oils are used alone on the skin, it can cause low inflammation,
which can cause the skin to become sensitized over time. So during those dry
months when you’re feeling extra dry and flaky adding a few drops of oil into
your moisturizer can really help. I recommend only doing this at night because excess
oil on the skin during the day can be problematic with keeping makeup in place.
Lock it in! Moisturisers are our heaviest skincare product and it locks in everything else underneath like our serums. It also gives us adequate hydration, and in professional skincare we can easily balance oily or combination skin.
Day moisturizers that contain and SPF are
best used in the morning. I prefer the Eminence SPF moisturizers as they
disappear into the skin beautifully and still allow makeup to sit well. You don’t
want anything to greasy under your makeup!
Night moisturisers I prefer to be a bit heavier and I love to add a few drops of oil to ‘embalm’ myself at night. When I woke up in the morning my skin is always very soft and glowy. Discover our moistuisers here.
If you’re still confused about what you
should be using at home we’re always available for a free skin chat.
Unlock your skin’s hidden potential by maintaining your new routine for at least three skin cycles.
The key to great skin is consistency with your skincare. Our skin takes 28 days to turn over at a healthy rate. We recommend three skin cycles to begin to see the full effects of skincare in your skin. Dropping your routine before 28 days is throwing away money. There’s no way you can possibly see how a product can transform your skin in under the first month.
So let’s break it down. A skin cycle is when new cells form at the base of the epidermis and then makes its way to the surface of the skin. If there’s any congestion or deep dehydration we need to wait for the skin to turn itself over to begin to heal. Three cycles of this helps us to see how the skin’s health is changing, gaining more vitality and strength.
Switching from pharmacy products to professional strength skin care will make the biggest difference in your skin. Naturally professional products have been formulated to make the biggest changes in the skin, helping to effectively heal skin conditions and balance out oil flow and dehydration. Clients can be impatient and excited to see their new skin, but patience is still needed. Although you will possibly start to see some improvements immediately, the full benefits won’t be reaped for three months. This is because professional skin care works deeper than the epidermis and it will take time for the full benefits to appear.
In their latest blog the founder of Simple As That, Danielle Glover explains everything from SPF ratings to the best way to use sunscreen. Danielle is a compounding pharmacist with many years experience in cosmetic chemistry. Her brand Simple As That is hugely successful because of it’s simple formulas, making skincare easy and affordable.
What does SPF really mean?
SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor and the number beside it indicates how well the sunscreen protects skin from sunburn. In other words, it’s an indicator of how much longer it takes untanned skin to begin to redden…
The Simple As That Natural
Sunscreen has been pharmacist-formulated to safely provide
broad-spectrum protection from the suns rays using Zinc Oxide as its
active ingredient. This SPF 30 natural sunscreen lotion also contains
Green Tea and Rosehip Oil (well known for their antioxidant properties)
as well as their signature ingredient, Red Raspberry Seed Oil (known for
its natural protection against UVA and UVB rays).
This light-weight mineral, natural sunscreen is pure vegan-friendly,
non-greasy and, preservative-free perfect for both face and body and
able to protect the whole family.
There’s been a huge surge in interest in
microcurrent lately. Boasting effects like instantly lifting and sculpting the
face has women flocking for treatments as an alternative to more invasive
I often get asked ‘what is microcurrent?’
and ‘how does it work?’
What is microcurrent?
Basically microcurrent is a low-level current, to give instant and
long-lasting anti-aging results. The application is soothing as it works
sub-sensory and helps attain and maintain healthy skin with quick lift results.
I often tell clients it’s perfect before an event!
Originating from medical practitioners in the 1970s, it has been approved by the FDA since the 1980s as a muscle simulator. Microcurrent was discovered when doctors were looking for a solution to Bells Palsy nerve-paralysis and sagging facial muscles. Microcurrent was perfect for retraining skin muscles to lift the skin.
How does microcurrent work?
So, how does it work? Gentle
waves move through the skin tissue down to the muscles, stimulating ATP
(Adenosine triphosphate) production. This ATP production drives creation of
elastin and collagen to repair skin. When the ATP is increased in the skin it
energizes the muscle, giving a lifted, firmed appearance.
In more technical
terms microcurrent works on Pulsed Monophasic Waveform, which means the shape
of the waves is Modulated Square. Studies show the enhancing effect of
micro-amps on wound healing and muscle recovery as well as amino acid transport
and protein synthesis. The ideal current range is 4 – 300 uA/cm, high currents
over 1000 uA are counter productive and can inhibit protein synthesis. So
technically you want to stay in the range of the ideal current rather than
going higher. This means there is no such thing as ‘strong is better’ when it
comes to microcurrent.
What do we use in the clinic?
This brings me to the point of the device we use at the clinic, NuFace Trinity Professional. Yes it is a hand held device available commercially, but that doesn’t mean it’s ‘not as strong’ or ‘less effective’ than larger machines. The NuFace device provides perfect range of amps output to skin, with a max output of 383uA, and a pulse width 119 ms. The device sends waves effectively into deep layers to stimulate muscles, giving you the optimum results of microcurrent. During application you can experience a mild sensation feeling or no sensation at all.
I recommend the use of this device as part of a professional treatment because I have been trained by the American company and have been shown the best techniques, which I’ve been using for the past 8 years. In the treatment room you get a professional enzyme, antioxidant mask, as well as my European style firming massage, which amplifies the results of the microcurrent. To take it one step further we also offer a treatment that includes the use of Gua Sha first to give a really excellent lift. Our two microcurrent facials, the Hollywood and Gua Sha + Microcurrent facials are perfect for anyone who wants to work on ageing well. These treatments are particularly good for people who suffer from fluid retention in the face and puffiness. They also assist to prolong the effects of fillers and Botox in the face.
What’s the best treatment plan?
is a cumulative treatment, meaning you get best results when getting them
regularly. My clients who receive them monthly still gain the amazing results
of ATP production for skin health, but if you feel like you really need to work
on lifting your skin, we also offer a 10 week course. This involves one express
treatment a week for 10 weeks. The express treatment is cleansing, a quick skin
buff and the 15-20 mins of microcurrent. This gives lasting results of the lift
for around 6 months. As a bonus you also get 2 full Hollywood hour facials when
you pre-pay and book in advance.
These treatments are perfectly suited to all skin types, the only contraindications being pregnancy, pace-makers or metal plates in the body. For more information please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the clinic and we can answer any further questions.
Any of my clients on an anti-acne program will know, that changing their makeup is a crucial step towards clear skin success. There is no point in applying all those wonderful products to heal your skin, only to cover it with heavy makeup that makes you break out.
This is a serious concern for my clients, which is why we provide an acne-safe cosmetics list after their initial consultation. And, why we continue to stock the acne-safe makeup brand Adorn Cosmetics.
Growing demand for anti-acne makeup
According to an article on anti-acne makeup in Professional Beauty, the global anti-acne makeup market is expected to reach US#3.24 billion in the next six years! The reason behind this growth is simply the demand for acne-safe, or anti-acne, makeup products as more people are affected by this problem.
Other key findings in the report include:
Women are the largest section of anti-acne makeup consumers accounting for about 64.3% of the market
65% of the revenue in the anti-acne makeup is earned from products which contain salicylic acid
Asia-Pacific is currently the largest consumer of anti-acne makeup products with 40.2% market share
The largest volume of anti-acne makeup sales (30%) take place in department stores and supermarkets
The truth is, acne is a HUGE market. It’s a skin condition that only seems to be getting worse and more prevalent. This is why we have such big growth figures in the above report.
So why is acne becoming such an issue? Because our busy, stressful lifestyles, hormonal imbalances and gut issues all seem to be at epidemic levels and are all are drivers of acne.
All of these factors are making anti-acne make up the biggest segment of the skincare market. And it is set to overtake anti-ageing skincare, including fillers and botox. Because many of us know there’s no point in having advanced treatments if your skin isn’t smooth and calm.
At the clinic, we stock many brands that target acne, including the new cult Australian brand Roccoco Botanicals. So, if nothing is healing your acne get in touch and talk to a professional. We will help you get your hands on our safe cosmetics list and stop sabotaging your skin!