There are two main types of sunscreen: physical and chemical. Both have their own unique properties and beneﬁts, and both help protect our skin from UV rays. The benefits of physical sunscreen Physical sunscreen, also called mineral sunscreen, sits on top of skin. Most physical sunscreens leave a white or tinted residue on skin, but newer formulas like Invisible Physical Defense 30+ and Porescreen 40+ have been made ultra-sheer to help prevent a chalky effect. To identify this type of sunscreen, look for the words “mineral,” or “physical,” as well as active ingredients like Zinc Oxide or Titanium Dioxide. Physical sunscreen: … Read more
You’ve no doubt heard of this by now but do you know the benefits of this advanced Skin Treatment?Keep reading as we list our top 5 reasons why we love this treatment here at Tranquility…. plus wait til the end for a sneaky little discount available for a short time 😉 For starters, what is it you might ask?? Skin Needling is a non-invasive cosmetic treatment that improves the appearance of a range of skin concerns by boosting the body’s natural collagen production. It’s used to treat everything from acne scars and sunspots to enlarged pores and visible signs of ageing. There’s … Read more
Our skin undergoes several changes with new habits and I truly believe that having a good night time routine can set you up to having the best amount of rest that your body and skin will thank you for.
blame you, either. Not many people enjoy getting shocked, especially not during the first thing in the morning. But what if we tell you that there are several health benefits to ending your shower cold?
While we always associate this heightened state with our personal and spiritual well-being, we tend to overlook the biological factors that are affected that help us get to a happy state.By learning how these happy chemicals work and how to produce them naturally, you can finally declare that your happiness is definitely under your control. Let us hop on the excitement and meet these four hormones better.
One thing we have been asked more than once is ‘Why does Sally Sue down the road charge only $50 for lashes but your prices start at $XX?’ We understand that saving money is important to, well, everyone however there are times when quality, skill, training and care does mean spending that little bit extra. Lash Technicians undergo extra training on top of their diploma which itself is quite costly but that’s not just training on the technique of lash application. These days there are a number of types of techniques e.g. Classic, Volume, Hybrid to name a few but … Read more
As Skin Therapists, we know we go on about the importance of cleansing, exfoliating, applying serums, sunscreens, moisturisers etc and how overwhelming it can be for our clients especially if they are just starting to get into a skincare regime. We always recommend those new to skincare to start off slow with your basic few products and gradually add to it as you get used to having a skincare routine both morning and night. One thing we hear a lot from clients is that they don’t need an eye cream because they just use their moisturiser there anyways. This is … Read more
Acne scars. Pigmentation. Stretching/sagging and tired looking skin. These conditions sum up the majority of concerns our clients present with. All of these conditions can be treated with Collagen Induction Therapy aka Skin Needling. But let’s just dive deeper into the word Collagen for a minute shall we….. Collagen got its name from the Greek word (kólla) which means glue! It’s not surprising it comes from a word meaning ‘glue’ because it is one of the most abundant protein cells in our body and it holds together things like our bones, ligaments, tendons and a myriad of other structures in our … Read more
AVOID THESE 10 SKINCARE MISTAKES Tips on where you may be going wrong and how to get your skincare right. USING THE WRONG CLEANSER Cleansing is the first and most important step in your skincare regime. Why? Because it not only cleans the skin of makeup, dirt and debris, but preps the skin for the synergistic affect of the rest of your regime of serums and moisturisers. Using soap or a foaming cleanser on a dry, dehydrated or sensitive skin can cause further dryness and irritation. Likewise, using a comedogenic oil cleanser not designed for acne on a problem … Read more
WHY DO I HAVE WRINKLES AND PIMPLES? How hormones can cause acne in your 30’s, 40’s and 50’s and what you can do to combat it. Perhaps the only thing worse than dealing with teenage acne is battling pimples in midlife. It can come as quite a shock to affected women. At a time when they are concerned with fighting the signs of ageing finding themselves strangely faced with acne also can feel disconcerting. It creates a twofold problem for women- fighting the double whammy of pimples and winkles. Adult hormonal acne can present as mild to severe and is … Read more
5 TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN IN WINTER As the leaves change colour and a chill emerges in the air it’s time to think about protecting your skin from the cold Winter conditions. Cold outdoor temperatures with chilly wind, combined with indoor heating, take a toll on the skin. The harsh elements can leave your skin prone to dryness, redness, tightness, flaking, inflammation and itching. So how do you maintain a healthy rosy glow without becoming a dry red mess? 1-CONSULT A SKIN THERAPIST It’s important to climate control your skin seasonally. Seeking out the services of a professional … Read more
With Christmas fast approaching we all want our skin looking great for those family pictures and getting onto a Skin Fitness program is the best way to do it. Something that quite often isn’t understood by people is the importance of, not just treatments we use to make your skin glow but also what your skin is being fed internally! Your skin is the largest organ in your body and it is what is on display to the world. Our highly qualified and experienced therapists have seen every skin type imaginable. Tranquility also has two nurses … Read more
Anti-wrinkle Injections. Cosmetic Injectables. These are just two of the names for such a popular treatment that still seems to have some stigma attached to it. Up until 3 months ago, all I knew was that these treatments would stop my pesky little frown line from becoming much more prominent. But since our AH-MAZING Registered Nurse Natasha (did I mention she’s amazing?) joined our crew, I have learnt so much more about this product! I’ve always been open to giving B***x a try just out of curiosity. Aaaaand now I’m hooked 😍😍😍 I’ve just recently turned 34, have two young boys (anyone … Read more
I’ve been a Beauty Therapist since 2005. When I first met my now husband back in 2008, my skin was all sorts of a mess due to living a fairly un-healthy lifestyle – like alot of us do in our early 20’s with too much booze, late nights partying followed by greasy junk food and too much caffeine. I knew exactly why my skin was the way it was since I’d been in the industry for a few years by this point and the nasty break outs were all around my jawline/ lower cheek area which is a classic sign … Read more