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On her bathroom shelf - Simone Rose

On her bathroom shelf - Simone Rose

The next woman of influence on the blog (who isn't an influencer) is Auckland based Simone Rose.  Simone is an internationally qualified beauty therapist with a focus on holistic health and the belief that skin health and beauty are intrinsically linked to inner health. Via her salon 'Simone Rose', Simone provides a range of organic products and services. We caught up with Simone, to find out amongst other things, what's on her bathroom shelf? Kia Orana! I'm Simone, I'm 42 and I love anything to do with health & wellness. I eat good food and train hard, I also love learning about how our...

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On her bathroom shelf - Amanda Burke

On her bathroom shelf - Amanda Burke

Recently we've been catching up with a few women of influence, who aren't influencers, so we've decided to start a series 'on her bathroom shelf.' If you're anything like us you're curious to see the skin regimes other women use, their go-to products and brands and their thoughts about how to love the skin (and the person) they're in. First up is local Dunedin mum, entrepreneur, skin care and food enthusiast......the lovely Amanda Burke. Tell us a bit about yourself, what is your background and what you do now? Hi! I’m a mum of four, wife of Chris, and I’ve done...

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How probiotic skincare combats acne and breakouts

How probiotic skincare combats acne and breakouts

You have probably heard about the benefits of consuming probiotics to help maintain a healthy gut microbiome, but have you heard of applying probiotics to your face? While the skin microbiome has been a hot topic within the science world for a while now, it’s only just beginning to become mainstream for consumers.  
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6-signs-skinbarrier-needs-repairing

6 signs your skin barrier is in need of repair

Summer is a wonderful time of year – long warm days spent outside in the sun with plenty of time for socializing in the evenings. But summer is also a time that you might notice your skin barrier is not in its happy place.

The term ‘skin barrier’ is sometimes used interchangeably with ‘moisture barrier’ or ‘acid mantle.’ Whatever you choose to call it, put simply it refers to the outermost layer of your skin.

We’re going to look at little more closely at what the skin barrier is, and does, and six signs that your skin barrier is out of whack and what you can do to support it so that you can love the unique skin you’re in.

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Q+A with Beauty and the Biome's Kate Dyer

Q+A with Beauty and the Biome's Kate Dyer

Kate Dyer is a microbiologist and skincare lover who uses her background in science to interpret skincare claims to share with readers of her blog, Beauty and the Biome. 

With so much in common, we were keen to find out more about Kate and her journey into the world of skincare and the skin microbiome

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