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Natasha Smits
Rosacea

Rosacea

There are several types of rosacea, and it's important for us to work out which one you have.  However treatments are simliar for them all, so we won't go into the types here. Essentially rosacea means you have too many little demodex mites living on your skin.  We all have them, but yours are out of control, and for whatever reason, are breeding like mad.  Demodex eat skins oils, become super-full then explode onto the skins surface, often in the mouth of the pore.  This toxic waste is so irritating to your skin, it sets off a blood response, expanding the...

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Natasha Smits
Recovering your skin after Covid

Recovering your skin after Covid

Had Covid?  Your skin will have suffered as much as your mind.  Bringing it back to pre-Covid radiance is possible, with a little skin know-how.  First of all, what has the skin been through? During sickness of any kind the body has to resources to fight off the virus.  You have been through a period of time of increased demands on your nutrition and healing. Your skin has probably been hot, during fevers, and the pH balance has been on a roller coaster ride of sweats (acidic), excretion of wastes (normal skin function!), and lack of normal skincare.  Because let’s face it,...

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Natasha Smits
What skin therapists are noticing after Covid

What skin therapists are noticing after Covid

Covid is a fact of life for all of us now, either we have had it or we may get it in future.  There is a huge variation in how people experience it, and so we are seeing some clients who have seen a big impact in their skin, others not so much. I want to talk about some of the things that you may, or may not, see, after Covid.  I want to note that I am not a doctor, and this is not medical advice, but my experience in working with skins on a daily basis for 20...

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