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Are Sulfates Bad? Everything You Need to Know About Sulfates in Skincare

Sulfates, sulphates, sodium lauryl and laureth… If you’re ever picked up a bottle of shampoo, facial cleanser or body wash at the supermarket, you’d be familiar with these terms. But what exactly are sulfates, why are they so prevalent in personal care products, and should you be avoiding them? Here’s the fact, the fiction, and everything else you need to know. What are sulfates? We won’t get too grade 10 Chem lab here with talk of polyatomic ions and tetrahedral structures (you’re welcome). Instead, we’ll keep things simple and tell you that sulfates (or sulphates in British English) are synthetic ingredients that are essentially surfactants or detergents. In cosmetics, a surfactant is an ingredient that is compatible with both oil...

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7 DEADLY SKINS - Treat the 7 Deadly Skins with Dermaenergy

Skin not living its best life? You could be suffering one of the 7 deadly skins. But fear not, with a little bit of love and the right active ingredients, complexion redemption is yours. Deadly Skin #1: Red Skin Red, angry and inflamed skin can make you self conscious, with many trying to mask their redness with heavy makeup. This often causes further irritation, continuing the sensitivity cycle. The Solution: Calm The Harm Instead of camouflaging redness, we should be targeting its causes, calming and strengthening the skin. Calm The Harm is a light, soothing serum, formulated especially to reduce redness. Niacinamide helps to strengthen the skin’s barrier, reducing penetration of irritants, while beta glucan and oatmeal are anti-inflammatory, helping...

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WHY DERMAENERGY USES 3 DIFFERENT HYALURONIC ACIDS

Did you know our skin can naturally exfoliate itself? Enzymes, which we refer to as desquamation enzymes, exist in the very top layer of dead skin.  Dead skin cells shed in this layer, the Stratum Corneum, with the assistance of the desquamation enzymes Essentially the enzymes help eat away at the glue that holds the dead skin to the surface. Less dead skin means a softer, smooth skin.   We can also achieve a softer skin by applying Hyaluronic Acid (HA) topically. This gives the skin vital water, relieving itself of dehydration and that dry touch. But this only works well when the size of the HA is small enough to penetrate down into the deeper layers of the epidermis....

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The Dermaenergy Difference

Dermaenergy believes most of us aren’t cleaning our skin properly! Dermaenergy believes in a liquid exfoliant over a physical exfoliant! Dermaenergy believes our serums can be used too as eye creams! If you’re feeling as if your skin needs a good scrub, it’s generally telling you that your skin has not been cleaned properly. You wouldn’t clean your teeth without a brush, so why clean your face with just your fingers? Dermaenergy has created a skin cleansing brush called Dermabrush which enables your deepest gentlest clean ever. The fine silicone rubber teeth of the DermaBrush create space between your cleanser and skin to help life and remove your oil for a superior clean. Once a month it is recommended to...

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Where the cool kids hang - the Top 5 Sexy Sydney Swimming Spots

<p>Sydney is undeniably Australia’s sexiest city. And summer’s when she truly comes alive. There’s no shortage of beautiful Sydney beaches and pools to check out. Behold five hotter-than-hot local swimming spots—breathtaking views guaranteed! Wanna know The Top 5 swimming hole where the cool kids and Instagram Fitness Celebs hang... read on.</p><p><strong>#5 Redleaf Beach<span></span></strong></p><p>If you want to escape the crowds at Sydney’s surf beaches, hotfoot it to one of the many hidden harbour beaches. Tucked away in Double Bay is local secret, Redleaf Beach. With a fenced-in tidal pool (recently renamed Murray Rose Pool after the famous Olympian), two sunny pontoons and shark nets, it’s a peaceful spot to float around in. Now all you need to do is decide which of...

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