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Beauty Blog : The active skin Blog
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  • Jane Iredale | All About that Base

      Cream, liquid, powder, tint, cushion or pressed; the makeup world is well covered with foundation formulations to achieve an array of finishes on the skin. But we know it’s not a ‘one fits all’ scenario. Like ordering a coffee from your...

  • Mason Pearson | Hair-loom Haircare

      Like a delicate brooch or your granny’s hand held mirror, some family heirlooms retain their functionality and sentimental charm over the years. Although passed down from one generation to the next, these well loved precious tokens remain...

  • FOREO Cleansing Devices | Supercharge Your Skincare

    Don’t you just fall in love with your post spa-facial skin? It’s all smooth, dewy, clear and calm, and you’re looking all ‘glowy’ like you’ve had a good holiday. Now don’t ruin the moment by slacking off at home, make those results last for better...

  • 5 Must-Have Multi-Taskers | More Beauty for your Buck

    With our fast paced lives we expect more from products to save time and ultimately save effort. We’ve found some power-packed beauty products that tackle more than one role, Streamlining your beauty regime so you receive more beauty for your buck...

  • Red Earth | Homegrown Beauty

    This Melbourne-grown skincare and makeup range has returned home, better and more beautiful than ever. Living here in the ‘lucky country’ we’re surrounded by wide open spaces, inviting crystal waters, picturesque skyscapes, and dusty red plains....

  • Sigma Beauty Brushes | Brushing Up

    There is a brand literally on the lips of internationally renowned makeup artists, cosmetic junkies and makeup brush aficionados alike… …BUT it has been a little tricky to track down. Until now that is, because we are super excited (yes,...

  • The Original Skinstitut Rejuvenate 15

    At this point even those of us who normally have fabulously radiant skin will be deep in the doldrums with… …dry, flaky, sensitised skin associated with winter and all its stay-warm trappings. According to Ayurvedic medicine, winter is the season...

  • 8 Tips to Shed the Red

    We all know the feeling of attraction. Our pupils grow larger. Our pulse starts racing. Our palms get sweaty… …But for some of us, our faces turn bright red, hot and bothered — not exactly helpful in the romance department. Why does this happen?...

  • BITE Beauty | Handmade Canadian Makeup

    Wrap your lips around the hottest lipsticks, lip treatments, lip pencils, lip glosses and lip masks to grace your makeup bag with the exciting arrival of BITE Beauty at Activeskin.   Often we obsess worry about what goes into our mouths...

  • Alpha-H Beauty Sleep Power Peel | Road Test

    I am a retinol junkie. And it goes with the Professional Skin Therapist badge to treat my skin like a cosmeceutical guinea pig!   I’ve discovered over many years that most Retinol based products on the market are one extreme or the other;...