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The Difference Between Moisture and Hydration

The Difference Between Moisture and Hydration

Have you always thought that hydration and moisture were synonymous when it comes to skincare? We’re here to share some science with you all about the difference between moisture and hydration. Hydration and hydrating ingredients (called humectants) attract water to...

Retinoids with Dr Holmes

Retinoids with Dr Holmes

I’m sure most of you have heard about retinoids and how good they are for your skin. Many studies show that they encourage cell turnover, stimulate collagen, help treat acne, soften wrinkles, and give skin an overall glow. This is all good science. But with all the...

Let’s talk about Microneedling with Dr Holmes

Let’s talk about Microneedling with Dr Holmes

All microneedling is not the same. 20 years ago we were all using dermarollers. These devices were handles attached to little metal drums with needles of a certain length poking out all over them. Of course you can still buy these for home use. They had a couple of...

COVID Hair loss with Dr Holmes

I have been hearing from clients who have had COVID in this latest Omicron wave about hair loss - both from their head and their lashes and brows. It is not uncommon for stressful events in our lives, or serious illness to result in hair loss several months later....

More on Melasma with Dr Holmes

It has been said that at the end of time, 2 things will remain - cockroaches and Melasma! That’s how stubborn it can be! Melasma is the name for a type of pigmentation, generally - but not only - on the face. It can be triggered by hormonal changes - like pregnancy...

Let’s talk about duty of care

At the Mayah Clinic we take our “duty of care” seriously. But what does that mean? I heard 2 things from patients today that made me think of our duty of care to our patients. One had been to a beauty salon to have injectables. The doctor who was Skyped in to OK this...

Let’s talk about Post Treatment with Dr Holmes

Let’s talk about Post Treatment with Dr Holmes

It is confusing in Australia that non-medical clinicians can do treatments that in other countries can only be performed by medical staff but that doesn’t change this fact. For example, these may be using prescription drugs (dermal fillers and antiwrinkle medication...

Have you heard of Nutrient Therapies?

Have you heard the term “inflamageing”? This refers to the contribution of inflammatory effects in the body on the ageing process - and all the associated health issues. This is well described in medical literature. And we are learning more and more about the way...

Let’s talk about Menopause with Dr Holmes

As anyone who has entered upon the menopause journey knows, one of the many joyful changes we experience is “the Great Thickening”. That flat stomach and slim waistline suddenly disappears. Lowered estrogen levels result in our bodies redistributing fat - even storing...

Let’s talk about Ethical Practice

The news has been full of “bad news stories” involving the cosmetic/beauty/skin industry. Currently this has mostly involved doctors practicing as cosmetic surgeons. Many horrifying practices have been uncovered - poor medical standards of practice as well as Clinics...

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