With the warmer weather behind us and the temperature gauge dropping, the air is getting drier. It’s time to adjust your beauty regimen and we are here to help! Many clients who come to Lime often come in with the same beauty issue at this time of year. With autumn brides wanting to look [...]
What do we all have in common in the summer? The return of thirsty, moisture-starved skin, courtesy of crash diets, air conditioning, travel and too many mojitos! If you’ve heard that summer skin isn’t as dry as it is in the winter, you’re correct. So why does your skin feel so tight? The answer is [...]
This month we explore uneven skin tones … the causes and treatments. Q. What is hyperpigmentation? A. Hyperpigmentation is the result of an overproduction of melanin. Melanin is what gives skin and hair its colour, and among other benefits, helps protect skin against damaging UV light and absorbs heat from the sun. However, an overproduction [...]
Maybe you're in your 20s or early 30s and you think you can't possibly have (gulp) ageing skin yet. Well, you're wrong. Your skin's ‘youthfulness’ has less to do with age and more to do with how it's been treated, so if exposed to sun, smoke and stress, your skin will start ‘acting old’, losing [...]
Exfoliation delivers a tighter, firmer, smoother look and feel of skin. Because of this result, many fall into the trap of over-exfoliation which can actually reduce the skin’s vitality and make it more susceptible to damage from UV light. Over-exfoliation triggers the inflammatory response in the skin, leading to a compromised lipid barrier that won’t [...]
Q. At what age should I start looking after my skin? A. I believe you should start looking after your skin as early as possible, especially in your early teens. As the oil production tends to increase, it is important to get teens on a basic three-step program of cleansing, toning and moisturising to balance [...]
When getting married, a bride naturally wants to look her best. There is so much to think about when organising a wedding, but time should also be made for that all-important bridal beauty preparation. Looking fabulous on the big day does not just happen over night! I have to admit, I was blown away with [...]
As we all start to feel the effects of winter approaching, we need to prepare our skin to ensure the winter weather does not make it skin dry, itchy and scaly! Here are my five top tips for winter skin care. 1. Moisturise, moisturise and moisturise! Winter dryness can be severe for many, so you [...]
Published 23 Jun 2008 - Sunshine Coast Daily Lime Health and Beauty owner Leigh Walker is a beauty therapist with a magic touch who has gained a well-deserved...
Published 3 Sep 2007 - Sunshine Coast Daily It’s time to let your husband in on the secret of taking time out for a little pampering.