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Revealed: seven skincare secrets of French women
I owe a lot of my take on health and beauty to my French background. I never truly realised this until deciding to write French Complexion, a book about my skincare philosophy (available online at Book Depository). When I started putting all I know about skin onto paper I began reflecting on the impact of French culture on [...]
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5 TOP ‘SKIN RENOVATION’ TIPS FOR MEN
1 – How to clean grease and grime If you want to have good-looking skin, you should cleanse your skin every day, full stop. Why? Because dirt, sweat and excess surface oil must be removed to reveal fresher, clearer skin. To do this, you need a good cleansing product that will gently remove the grime [...]
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Break up with skin breakouts
Having your skin break out can be really annoying and even distressing. Whether you are prone to getting the odd blemish or battling more serious acne flare-ups, you can improve and heal your skin. The likelihood of getting pimples is not only linked to our genes, age or skin s oil production, but also closely related to [...]
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The too busy woman’s guide to vibrant skin
Like all of our other organs, skin needs TLC! We cannot expect to have a radiant, youthful looking complexion without giving it a reasonable and consistent level of attention. But life gets so busy sometimes that it can be a challenge to find time for grooming and self-care. Long hours at work, juggling motherhood and [...]
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BUT WHO IS THE FRENCH FACIALIST?
Being a facialist is a big part of who I am – a major portion of my identity. I am fascinated by skin and absolutely passionate about my work. This is probably why most people know me as Christine Clais, The French Facialist. In this blog, I will try to describe my skincare work and [...]
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The sky’s no limit for great skin: 10 tips from a flight attendant turned facialist
I’m a seasoned long distance flyer. My time in the skies has included regular Melbourne-Paris flights to visit family, international work trips and my ‘previous life’ as an Air France stewardess (before migrating to Australia in 1988). I have fond memories of this period in my life, but also recall the challenge of keeping my [...]
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Good skin: the stress, spiritual and life-balance connection
Most of us lead excessively busy lives where ‘me time’ is a rare or non-existent commodity – a luxury. The thing is, our skin (and entire body for that matter) NEEDS life balance and some respite from the negative effects of prolonged stress. When we get stressed too often, our skin becomes chronically starved of [...]