Dermal fillers: your complete skincare guide

Traditionally, fillers were used to poly fill wrinkles, but now it has become commonplace to sculpt and lift the face with long-lasting and permanent dermal fillers. What can fillers do? “Superficial fillers known as skin-boosters can be used to improve internal hydration of the skin and rejuvenate texture and quality to provide a smoother complexion,” […]
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3 ways to boost your calcium levels

Find out how to keep bone breakages at bay and improve your overall health Boost your calcium levels and improve your health You mightn’t realise its significance now, but your calcium intake is a bit like saving your pennies for a worthy investment in the future (an investment in preventing bone fractures when you’re older, […]
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Help me sleep!

Can’t sleep? We quiz the experts on different approaches to sleeping The integrated sleep program Doctor of traditional Chinese medicine and co-founder of Koh Samui’s Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary health retreat Karina Stewart deems sleep so integral to health, it’s a staple of Kamalaya’s customisable program. The sleep enhancement program is geared towards setting guests up […]
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6 ways to manage PMS

PMS is no fun. Here, we share six ways to help and manage your PMS. 1. Food Stabilising blood sugar will favour consistent energy levels and moods according to dietitian Melanie McGrice (melaniemcgrice.com.au). “Grains that have a low glycaemic index, which means that they provide longer-lasting energy, can also help to increase the hormone serotonin […]
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How to treat skin rashes

Skin rashes can come about from a number of triggers. Here are a few treatments to keep in mind when they come about. Treatment options vary depending on what instigated it; however, generally when a rash surfaces it will appear “itchy, red and blotchy”, says GP Dr Joe Kosterich. Kosterich. Pharmacy treatment: Moisturising creams and emulsifying […]
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Beauty talk with health and fitness blogger Amy Lee

We caught up with health and fitness blogger Amy Lee to get an insight into how she maintains her glowing skin on-the-go.    ON MORNING BEAUTY ROUTINES I drink one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar with warm water every morning (no matter where I am in the world) to detoxify my system and aid digestion. […]
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10 ways to lower your cortisol levels without the price tag.

So how can you bring down that all important cortisol level without emptying your back pocket? Here are some easy and affordable ways you can relax.   1. Swimming: Any physical exercise will release the happy hormones, endorphins, leading you to momentarily lower cortisol levels. However, swimming takes things one step further, with the water providing […]
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How much sleep do you really need?

You’d sleep in every day if you could, but how much sleep do you really need to function at your best? Our bodies have different needs, but most research suggests that seven to eight hours of shut-eye a night will leave you feeling refreshed. Professor Leon Lack, Flinders University academic and author of Sleep Well, […]
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Tackling anxiety

Learn more about recognising anxiety symptoms and how to treat it. The Problem: You often feel anxious, with negative thoughts and a racing heart. Frequently, your stomach feels queasy and occasionally you stop in the middle of the room and can’t remember what you’re doing. More and more, you find yourself in tears over the […]
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8 ways to de-stress at work

Back at work for all of five minutes and already stressed to the eyeballs? Try this 3-minutes relaxation technique from Harvard Health. 1. Stop what you’re doing and check your body for tension 2. Relax your facial muscles and allow your jaw to fall open slightly 3. Let your shoulders drop and your arms fall […]
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