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SOS: Winter is here and my skin needs saving!

SOS: Winter is here and my skin needs saving!

Is your skin screaming out for hydration, moisturisation and rejuvenation?

Winter has hit in Australia and our bodies are experiencing a dramatic shift in the weather – out is the hot and dry, in is the damp and cool. Your skin is excused if it is feeling a little dull, and frankly, confused! We have a pick-me-up just for your skin – a skin care routine that will keep your skin glowing through the cooler months and help it cope with the changes in season.

Skin care myths debunked

Skin care myths debunked

‘Bad skin’ is a cause of concern for many of us and the effects of bad skin can have ripple on consequences. Is a skin care regime a waste of time? Should you opt for a natural option or do you need something more harsh in order to see the benefits? What else could be contributing to skin issues? These questions are best asked in consultation with a dermatologist. But for now, let’s debunk a few myths

How to de-stress: skin care menu

How to de-stress: skin care menu

We are all subject to stress in our lives. Stress can be fleeting or long-lasting, stable or fluctuating, crippling or subtle. What makes it all the more challenging is that stress affects people in different ways and therefore it can be difficult to identify.

Research shows that skin is a stress perceiver and a target of stress responses. As the largest organ of the body, skin plays important barrier and immune functions, maintaining homeostasis between external environment and internal tissues.

Skin issues such as aging and inflammation are common response to stress. To combat this we’ve put together a menu of products to help save your skin.

Skin care: six questions you deserve to have answered

Skin care: six questions you deserve to have answered

What makes this product better than the others? Why were these ingredients chosen? Where are these products made? How can I be sure of their quality?

Do you often let skin care products into your home with very little information about the brand and their products? Yes, you say? Well, you’re not alone. Research is time consuming after all!

We believe that you deserve answers to these questions and we are serving them straight up! We sat down, cup of tea in hand, and chatted to one of the co-owners of Botany Essentials and have all the answers for you!