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WTF is Hyaluronic Acid?

Despite the scary sounding name, Hyaluronic Acid is as gentle and effective as they come - it's a must-have product in your beauty cabinet! So, what is Hyaluronic Acid? Naturally forming, this gel-like molecule can hold up to 1000 times its weight in water, therefore making it an incredibly moisturising and nourishing ingredient. Our body is made up of approximately 15-20g of Hyaluronic Acid, however as we age, that number depletes and slows down the production of it. By using it topically, we can plump and smooth the skin easily, can improve skin elasticity and tone, help protect and fight against free radicals and environmental stressors. The Daily Plump is a blend of 1% Hyaluronic Acid, 20% Vitamin C, and...

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Oil or Cream?

Delicious oil or scrumptious cream? As different as night and day... or are they? The Dusk by Adele Oil Range has been our flagship skincare range since we launched. The best selling Cleansing Oil has wowed people all over the World, and we're not ashamed to say that Oil Cleansing has been something we've been passionate about for many, many years, and we've seen many other oil based cleansers pop up in the market since. The Daily Skin Elixir has rave reviews; women and men of all ages loving it's nourishing and protective properties, and the way it plumps, lifts and smooths. Together, (and then later, The Acne Edit and Healing Oil) these oils have changed the way many people...

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How Much Vitamin D Is Enough?

Living in Australia, growing up in the era of the famed 'Slip, Slop, Slap' campaign, and having extensive knowledge of skin and how it works has given me great appreciation for it and allows me to do everything in my power to take care of it!When it comes to sun protection, I'm avid. I wear a hat, wear sunglasses, stay in the shade and wear long sleeves when I can - skin cancers run rampant here and it's something I definitely want to prevent. While I was giving a talk in Noosa on Sunday, someone asked me 'What about Vitamin D? And we need it, so why cover up so much?'. Firstly, Vitamin D produced in the skin is converted to a hormone...

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Help! I have Rosacea....can I Oil Cleanse?

I received an email on the weekend from a woman who sufferers from Rosacea, and wanted to know what (if any) Dusk Products would work for her.  What is Rosacea? Rosacea is a skin disorder that has no known cause or 100% effective treatment. What begins as a gentle rosy blush may change over time, getting worse and causing broken capillaries, excessive oiliness, small bumps and dry skin. The symptoms can range from very mild to severe, and it's aggression can become worse with certain lifestyle factors. How do you fix it? While there are medications on the market, there's no definitive cure - simply products to help ease symptoms.  Over the years I've worked with people who've found that eliminating certain...

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10 Reasons why Oil Cleansing May Not be Working for You

Tried the Oil Cleansing Method and found that it didn't work for you? The Oil Cleansing Method is something that I've personally done for many years, have treated clients with it and recommended it to thousands of women all over the World.  However: -Not everything works for everyone -Everyone's skin is different -Everyone's skin reacts differenty So bearing this in mind, lets look at why the Oil Cleansing Method may not have worked for you. 1: You're doing it wrong This is the most common mistake people make. When cleansing with oil, you want your skin to be slightly damp - not dripping - and you want to use a 20C size drop of oil.  Then apply directly to the...

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