How your skin, acne and psoriasis reflects your mental health state

The skin is the body’s largest organ and recent research has confirmed that the skin acts as both an immediate stress perceiver, as well as a target of stress responses. That is, your skin not only detects stress, but is often the […]

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‘I got my face peeled to treat my hormonal acne, and I’m impressed’

“You have amazing skin.” Not to brag, but I cannot tell you how many times people have told me this… but little do they know what a good concealer and foundation can do. My struggle with hormonal acne began from the very […]

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Get a Benefit’s brow wax in Myer and profits go to women’s charities

If your brows could use a bit of TLC, put down the tweezers and pick up the phone this month. During May, 100% of the profits from Benefit’s brow wax services in Myer will be donated to three local charities supporting women. […]

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Normal mascara is the key to making your lash lift last longer

It’s a valid life crisis having the world’s shortest lashes. Seriously, during the day I’m rocking the eye make-up and actually look like an acceptable human being, but at night I look more like Voldemort. True story. Yes, I’ve tried falsies (hello, […]

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‘I tried a $430 snail facial to see what all the fuss was about’

Of all my body parts – all of them – I am most finicky about my face. To the point I’ve never even had my eyebrows waxed. I just really don’t like people touching my mug. You know that scene in every […]

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What your skin is telling you about how body

The skin is a great barometer of what is going on inside the body. If your skin is irritated, inflamed or congested, chances are high that there may be an imbalance in your gut. Our skin is our body’s largest organ; it […]

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New app is like having a dermatologist in your pocket

If you’re part of the 80 per cent of teens or 40 per cent of adults affected by acne, you’ll know it’s hard to determine whether your breakout is more than just a reaction to overindulging on the weekend, or something more […]

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Is acne in your DNA?

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions globally, affecting more than 90 % of people worldwide. Acne has previously been thought to be caused by skin inflammation, however new research by leading scientists based in the UK has proven that […]

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Why hair care routines are incorporating this trend

It’s out with the celery juice trend (thank gosh) and in with the once underrated apple cider vinegar (or ACV for short). From morning tonics to even bathing in it, we have seemed to come up with the most absurd techniques to […]

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Jade Roller: do you need one?

Welcome to Hit Refresh. This month, we’ll be bringing you articles created by experts that will help you live your best life in 2019. Today, beauty editor Anna Lavdaras takes us through the jade roller. Facial rollers are the latest miracle beauty […]

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