Skin Care Advice – The Village Beauty Studio | Waimauku, Auckland, NZ | Holistic Skincare • Skin Coaching • Beauty Therapy

  When to exfoliate/how often? This is different for everyone, but it’s probably no where near as often as you think. Don’t over exfoliate, you will cause many problems – the first and most problematic being dehydration. Try once to twice a week, depending on your skin type. Before applying a mask is also a…

  What exactly is skin, and why is it so important? It is a good idea to have a basic understanding of how the skin works, to understand why & how to look after it. Your skin covers and protects everything inside your body. It regulates body temperature and allows the sense of touch. It…

Change your skin care with a change in the season. The skin is our first line of defence when it comes to the body. Its main function is to protect the skin from unwanted environmental influences. Coming into summer, this is always important. In summer, although the humidity in the air is good for your skin, the heat…

Why do you need to cleanse? Cleansing your skin is recommended to remove the daily build up of pollutants and makeup products. At the end of each day, impurities will have built up on your skin. It could be perspiration (sweat), dirt, pollution, makeup, or skin care products. If you don’t cleanse – this could…

Balanced, hydrated skin Smooth texture, without congestion Even in colour Refined, soft pores Slightly ‘tacky’ or ‘damp’, but cool to touch Heals at a steady rate Renews as a steady rate No premature ageing Has a ‘glowing’ look to it, without makeup Unbalanced, dehydrated skin Dull in colour, and/or uneven skin tone Very dry or very oily…