skincare

Q&A: Does dry skin cause wrinkles?

Posted by Dr Theva in Anti ageing Melbourne, Anti Wrinkle treatments Melbourne, Facecare, Facial Rejuvenation, FAQs, Skin, Skin care, Skin Rejuvenation Treatment.

We often view those with normal to oily skin types as having less wrinkles, however that’s not entirely true. We have this view because these skin types have their own built-in moisturiser, creating the appearance of a smoother skin texture. For those with drier skin, fine lines and wrinkles tend to appear more prominent. So, How Do We Combat This? Moisturising the skin with topical products can help to disguise Read more...

The Benefits of Drinking Water For Your Skin

Posted by Dr Theva in Skin, Skin care.

Here at Dr Theva we are big believers in the benefits of drinking water for your skin. Water is extremely beneficial in hydrating the skin, flushing out harmful toxins and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles that come with ageing. Not convinced? Read on below for the top benefits of drinking water for your skin!  It keeps your skin hydrated: Comprised of microscopic cells requiring water to thrive, Read more...

Treating Yourself This Valentine’s Day

Posted by Dr Theva in Skin care.

Once again, the love-filled day is before us, with many people beginning to make plans, book dates and search high and low for the perfect gift for their partners. However, there’s one important person that everyone seems to forget about on Valentine’s Day—themselves! Although it’s great to spoil loved ones, it’s just as important to spoil yourself. Whether this involves going on a special date with your partner or friends, Read more...

Our latest in skincare? A very good drop

Posted by Dr Theva in Anti Wrinkle treatments Melbourne, Facecare, Skin.

What is d’vine? An innovative wine-based skincare product, d’vine directly transfers to your skin all the very best nutrients and benefits the earth has to offer. Used by day spas, dermatologists and plastic surgeons, d’vine is now available for use in your own home. What’s involved? d’vine is formulated from Californian-sourced wine and grape seeds. It offers a nutrient-rich and aromatherapeutic skincare experience with a range of extracts like cinnamon, Read more...

Can daily application of sunscreen be bad for you?

Posted by Dr Theva in Facecare, Skin Cancer Treatment.

The debate around this seems to focus on one thing only: are you getting enough vitamin D? Where does vitamin D come from and what does it do? Vitamin D production occurs naturally in the body through contact with UV radiation. Unfortunately – and exacerbated by the hole in our ozone layer – UV radiation also causes skin cancer. Some small amounts of vitamin D can be found in foods Read more...

How can your diet boost your collagen?

Posted by Dr Theva in Skin, Skin care.

It’s a fact of nature that our collagen production falls with age. But did you know that this wonder compound – so important to the elasticity and appearance of our skin – can be influenced by your diet? So, what foods can you include or ramp up in your diet to ensure you’re giving your skin the best chance? Dark leafy green vegetables Not only does increasing your consumption of Read more...

Dermabrasion and microdermabrasion: how do they differ?

Posted by Dr Theva in Facecare, Skin Rejuvenation Treatment.

The procedures of dermabrasion and microdermabrasion are effective at treating a range of skin conditions. Both cosmetic procedures should be administered in close consultation between doctor and patient as they can be designed to treat a range of specific conditions. There are, however, some key differences in the two procedures. What is dermabrasion? Dermabrasion is a technique whereby a device is used to abrade or level the upper layer of Read more...