skincare

SKINCARE BY AGE

SKINCARE BY AGE

There’s a lot to be said for genetics when it comes to our skin. We are all endowed with basic structural and surface conditions that mean healthy virgin skin from birth. However, over time, environmental stressors, diet and simple aging cause our skin to deplete.

So what are some of the dermatologically recommended options available? When is the right time to start paying attention to your skin and giving it a little helping hand?

How to safely say 'yes' to skincare during pregnancy

How to safely say 'yes' to skincare during pregnancy

Does your skincare regime need an overhaul? A number of hero ingredients are actually unsafe during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Spring your skin back into action

Spring your skin back into action

Winter is finally over and we're ready to face the world again...but has your skin got other ideas? In this weeks blog find out from the DIV team how to spring your skin back into action. 

Why does my pigmentation get worse in warmer weather?

Why does my pigmentation get worse in warmer weather?

Ever wondered why your pigmentation gets worse when it's warmer? In this weeks blog our team tells you why and what you can do to both prevent and improve it. 

Take the Money and Run.....

Take the Money and Run.....

Running a marathon is tough, but not as tough as many of the challenges faced by people who require help from the Wesley Mission's Crisis & Homelessness center. In this weeks blog DIV dermatologist Dr Katherine Armour explains why she is dedicating her run to this great cause and how we can help her raise some much needed funds. 

Bright = right

Bright = right

We all want bright skin, right? In this weeks blog our team dicusses how you can achieve glowing skin by making just a few changes. 

Getting a pore response from your beauty products?

Getting a pore response from your beauty products?

Do you have enlarged pores? Click here to find out Associate Professor Greg Goodman's tips to stop you from experiencing this Mean Girls moment.

Beauty myths busted

Beauty myths busted

From toothpaste healing pimples to when we actually need to use sunscreen, the DIV dermatologists bust four of the beauty myths they’re most often asked by our patients.

Are we pro or anti...antioxidants in skincare?

Are we pro or anti...antioxidants in skincare?

'Antioxidant' is a buzz word you hear thrown around the health and skincare industry all the time. But are they actually important and do they actually do anything for your skin? We asked the Dermatology Institute of Victoria's Assoc Prof Greg Goodman to give his opinion on whether we should be pro or anti this category of skincare?   

There is no excuse for not wearing sunscreen

There is no excuse for not wearing sunscreen

Here at the Dermatology Institute of Victoria we've heard every excuse for why someone doesn't wear sunscreen, so in this weeks blog we set out to find answers to the most common reasons and prove that there are no excuses. 

There's A Reason They Call It Beauty Sleep

There's A Reason They Call It Beauty Sleep

There's a reason it's called beauty sleep: our dermatologists tell you why you need to catch some.

Beat Blackheads

Beat Blackheads

Beat blackheads: we tell you five things you need to know about clearing up blackheads

Why I started anti-wrinkle injections (muscle relaxant injections) in my 30s

Why I started anti-wrinkle injections (muscle relaxant injections) in my 30s

Why I started anti-wrinkle injections in my 30s