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On our blog, Dr Giulia answers your questions about skin


How to treat hormonal skin
Hormonal Skin changes in skin

How do I look after my skin in menopause?
Should I change my skincare at different ages?

Your skin is a dynamic organ that changes over the years due to genetics and environmental challenges that it faces.
I am not just talking about little lines and wrinkles. I am talking about deeper changes that occur, affecting the way your skin functions.
How to fix your skin
Why is my skin breaking out?

How do I fix my skin?
Why is my skin breaking out?

Ah, the silly season. So silly, isn’t it?
We drink, we eat, we nap and eat again, dance and do all the fun things on weeknights we wouldn’t normally.
easy party prep for your skin
Easy Party prep for your skin

What is the best prep for my skin?
How do I make my skin glow?

It is easy to focus on our hair and makeup when getting ready for the party season, but your skin and smile should be centre of attention. Here are some easy tips to rev up your regime before the end of year celebrations begin.
why do we exfoliate skin
How to simply your skin routine

How do I look after my skin?
Do I really need to exfoliate?

For many women the morning and evening routine of cleansers, serums, lotions and potions can be an exhausting one. Throw some makeup application into the mix (if you like wearing makeup) and it makes what should be a quick job seem like a marathon.

Everything you need to know about Dr Giulia
Everything you need to know about Dr Giulia

What is a cosmetic dentist?
What is new in dentistry?

Dr. Giulia D’Anna graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1996 as a dentist, and later graduated from the AACDS as a dermal therapist. She established iDental in 1998, and is committed to great results. Giulia attributes her drive for business success from her father, who always had huge motivation and drive to push for better performance in his business every single day.
What can you do about under eye bags?
What can you do about under eye bags?

How do I get rid of under eye bag and dark circles?
Will tear trough dermal filler work for me?

Under-eye bags and dark circles are aesthetic ailments that many of us have. There are many schools of thought on the topic of under-bags and dark circles. Some think the appearance of them comes down to the natural ageing process while others believe it is a result of your diet or genetics.
how does LED help skin
How does LED help skin?

What is Allumera treatment?
What is an LED facial?

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is a treatment that utilises a drug called a photosensitised and a particular colour o light to activate it. When exposed to a specific wavelength of light, a form of oxygen is produced that kills nearby cells.
why do we exfoliate skin
What is the best treatment for acne scars?

Want to know what is the best treatment for acne scars?
Does acne scar treatment work?

Anyone who’s ever had acne will tell you it’s not fun. But for some, the physical and emotion pain of having all sorts of different types of pimples doesn’t end when they heal, because they leave behind acne scars.

how to use balckhead remover
Should you use Blackhead removers?

Should you remove blackheads?
How should you remove blackheads?

Let’s be honest here – if you look in the mirror and spot a blackhead on your face, you’re going to pick at it. And if you’re going to pick at it, it’s better to use a blackhead extractor than your fingers.
best skincare for me
What is the best skincare for me?

Always wondered which skincare is best for dry skin?
Or what about how often should you exfoliate?

There is so much hype about lotions for your skin, it is hard to know what is actually true. Our skin is a dynamic organ, consisting of a few layers. In this article, I will focus on the outermost layer, the epidermis and ways of improving your skin health with some key ingredients.
best 7 skincare ingredients
The best 7 skincare ingredients you need

The 7 Skincare Ingredients You Need For A Flawless Face
Reading an ingredients list on your beauty serum can sometimes feel like you’re doing brain surgery with all those confusing names. And, how can you tell which ones are actually good for your skin?
how to deal with acne
How to deal with acne

How do I get rid of acne?
What causes pimples?

Suffering from acne breakouts? Chances are you’ve already tried one of the most common dermatologically-recommended ingredients to help tackle spots: Salicylic acid.
Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid (BHA) that works to remove excess oil, get rid of dead skin cells, and dry out pimples.

correct way to shave legs
What is the correct way to shave your legs?

What is the correct way to shave your legs?
Did someone teach you how to shave your legs?

Because we can’t recall anyone giving us an offical rundown on the proper way to do it. Hands up who else has just been slathering shaving cream/body wash/shampoo on their legs and just going for it since day one? Because, SAME.
ultimate guide to hair removal
Your ultimate guide to hair removal

This is your ultimate guide to the best permanent hair removal methods. Sick of shaving? We hear you! While it’s a quick and inexpensive option for hair removal, regrowth happens quickly and the process can often wreak havoc on your skin if you’re not doing it correctly (find out how to shave your legs properly here!). If this sounds like you, it could be time to consider laser hair removal.
ultimate guide to lip fillers
Your ultimate guide to lip fillers

These days, getting lip fillers is almost as common as getting your nails done, having your hair coloured or watching three seasons of Gossip Girl in one serving. And while we're all for doing whatever makes you feel good (go you!), it's probably worth doing some research before skipping into a clinic and getting jabbed in the face willy nilly. Mmmkay?
how to deal with sensitive skin
How to deal with sensitive skin

This is your ultimate guide to the best permanent hair removal methods. Read more to find out what is the best permanent hair removal treatments.
Whatever you opt to do with your body hair — whether you want to wear it proudly or laser it off for smooth skin head-to-toe — we support you 100 per cent. If you do decide to move ahead with the latter, there are numerous things to consider — crucially, your method of removal. There are a few professional options; electrolysis, IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) and Laser hair removal.

must have skincare ingredients
The must have skin care ingredients

Scrub up your knowledge of top-gun skin ingredients, what they can do for your skin and the must know truths and myths about defying the ageing process.
your guide to improving collagen
Your guide to improving collagen

What does skin needling do?
Does skin needling hurt?

Read what Dr Giulia D'Anna, our expert in skin needling, had to say. Collagen Induction treatment has been around for such a long time.
Every second skin clinic seems to use this term. But what is it? Here we will discuss the key concepts around Collagen induction.
how to deal with cellulite
How to deal with cellulite

Does dry body brushing really work?
Does dry body brushing tighten skin?

There’s always a new beauty treatment getting around that promises to smooth dimples, tone your butt or get rid of cellulite. But to be honest, most of them usually turn out to be a total flop and there’s nothing worse than wasting your time and money on marketing fluff and temporary fixes.
alternatives to retinol
Is there a retinol alternative?

What are retinols?
What about reship oil?
Can I use retinol when pregnant?

Our skin is constantly undergoing self renewal, and is battling the environment and damage that comes from that every day. This can be in the form of chemicals, pollution and especially UV from the sun. This causes detrimental effects, otherwise known in the skin care world as Extrinsic ageing. Basically all of those little traumas are oxidants, and we need cell renewal and anti-oxidants to help intervene to repair the damage. This then helps to reduce ageing.

How to treat hormonal skin
Hormonal Skin changes in skin

How do I look after my skin in menopause?
Should I change my skincare at different ages?

Your skin is a dynamic organ that changes over the years due to genetics and environmental challenges that it faces.
I am not just talking about little lines and wrinkles. I am talking about deeper changes that occur, affecting the way your skin functions.
How to fix your skin
Why is my skin breaking out?

How do I fix my skin?
Why is my skin breaking out?

Ah, the silly season. So silly, isn’t it?
We drink, we eat, we nap and eat again, dance and do all the fun things on weeknights we wouldn’t normally.
easy party prep for your skin
Easy Party prep for your skin

What is the best prep for my skin?
How do I make my skin glow?

It is easy to focus on our hair and makeup when getting ready for the party season, but your skin and smile should be centre of attention. Here are some easy tips to rev up your regime before the end of year celebrations begin.
why do we exfoliate skin
How to simply your skin routine

How do I look after my skin?
Do I really need to exfoliate?

For many women the morning and evening routine of cleansers, serums, lotions and potions can be an exhausting one. Throw some makeup application into the mix (if you like wearing makeup) and it makes what should be a quick job seem like a marathon.
Everything you need to know about Dr Giulia
Everything you need to know about Dr Giulia

What is a cosmetic dentist?
What is new in dentistry?

Dr. Giulia D’Anna graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1996 as a dentist, and later graduated from the AACDS as a dermal therapist. She established iDental in 1998, and is committed to great results. Giulia attributes her drive for business success from her father, who always had huge motivation and drive to push for better performance in his business every single day.
What can you do about under eye bags?
What can you do about under eye bags?

How do I get rid of under eye bag and dark circles?
Will tear trough dermal filler work for me?

Under-eye bags and dark circles are aesthetic ailments that many of us have. There are many schools of thought on the topic of under-bags and dark circles. Some think the appearance of them comes down to the natural ageing process while others believe it is a result of your diet or genetics.
how does LED help skin
How does LED help skin?

What is Allumera treatment?
What is an LED facial?

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is a treatment that utilises a drug called a photosensitised and a particular colour o light to activate it. When exposed to a specific wavelength of light, a form of oxygen is produced that kills nearby cells.
why do we exfoliate skin
What is the best treatment for acne scars?

Want to know what is the best treatment for acne scars?
Does acne scar treatment work?

Anyone who’s ever had acne will tell you it’s not fun. But for some, the physical and emotion pain of having all sorts of different types of pimples doesn’t end when they heal, because they leave behind acne scars.
how to use balckhead remover
Should you use Blackhead removers?

Should you remove blackheads?
How should you remove blackheads?

Let’s be honest here – if you look in the mirror and spot a blackhead on your face, you’re going to pick at it. And if you’re going to pick at it, it’s better to use a blackhead extractor than your fingers.
best skincare for me
What is the best skincare for me?

Always wondered which skincare is best for dry skin?
Or what about how often should you exfoliate?

There is so much hype about lotions for your skin, it is hard to know what is actually true. Our skin is a dynamic organ, consisting of a few layers. In this article, I will focus on the outermost layer, the epidermis and ways of improving your skin health with some key ingredients.
best 7 skincare ingredients
The best 7 skincare ingredients you need

The 7 Skincare Ingredients You Need For A Flawless Face
Reading an ingredients list on your beauty serum can sometimes feel like you’re doing brain surgery with all those confusing names. And, how can you tell which ones are actually good for your skin?
how to deal with acne
How to deal with acne

How do I get rid of acne?
What causes pimples?

Suffering from acne breakouts? Chances are you’ve already tried one of the most common dermatologically-recommended ingredients to help tackle spots: Salicylic acid.
Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid (BHA) that works to remove excess oil, get rid of dead skin cells, and dry out pimples.
ultimate guide to hair removal
Your ultimate guide to hair removal

This is your ultimate guide to the best permanent hair removal methods. Sick of shaving? We hear you! While it’s a quick and inexpensive option for hair removal, regrowth happens quickly and the process can often wreak havoc on your skin if you’re not doing it correctly (find out how to shave your legs properly here!). If this sounds like you, it could be time to consider laser hair removal.
ultimate guide to lip fillers
Your ultimate guide to lip fillers

These days, getting lip fillers is almost as common as getting your nails done, having your hair coloured or watching three seasons of Gossip Girl in one serving. And while we're all for doing whatever makes you feel good (go you!), it's probably worth doing some research before skipping into a clinic and getting jabbed in the face willy nilly. Mmmkay?

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