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There's a chill in the air, you can feel the cool
winds on your face and your feet are
craving those slippers and ugg boots! Now
is the time to prepare your skin for the onslaught
of winter. Here at A Skin Affair we know the
importance of maintaining your skin's moisture
and have a range of products and treatments to
suit every skin type.
Our top 5 winter essential products are:
1. Protect and comfort your skin with Environ
2. Environ Hydration Capsules are perfect for
3. Come and try our new ASAP lip balm to keep
your lips plump and hydrated.
4. Just because it's cooler doesn't mean you
don't burn.Why not try our ASAP Tinted
Moisturiser with SPF15?
5. Keep your hands soft and supple throughout
these drying months with our super
protective Environ Hand & Nail Cream.
To help you get started, we are offering
10 % off our top 5 products *
Why not also take some time to visit us in the
salon for our blissful, warming winter specials?
Warm Winter Facial $65
Total bliss for your face to combat the dry cold
winds, including steam, mask, toasty warm towels
and a soothing oil leg or arm massage.
White Chocolate Pedicure $55
With a cup of hot chocolate, let us transform
your feet with delicious white chocolate scrubs
and vanilla body butters.
* Offers valid 'til 30 June 2010. Not valid with any other
specials or discounts.
Shelee, Alison, Vanessa, Jo Hot winter
Ph 3488 0933 to book now!
Cnr Sturgeon and Wellington Sts, Ormiston
(near Tomato Bros)
COMBATING cellulite remains one of the
foremost obsessions of Australian
women. It's no surprise -- cellulite is an
equal opportunities affliction, targeting the
young and old, thin and fat, we mere mortals
and famous people.
In fact, according to market analysts, Australian
women fork out $100 million a year on dimple-
destroying products as many women say their
cellulite can affect the choice of everyday
clothing, beachwear, sporting activity and even
self-esteem and relationships.
In a recent survey, over 50 per cent of men said
their partner's cellulite was a problem. But the
harsh truth is no cream has yet been found to
Now, however, there may be hope on the
horizon. A new machine claims to be the ultimate
weapon in our war against cellulite -- and
Madonna seems to agree, having paid a
whopping $83,000 to have one installed in her
The Swiss-manufactured D-Actor from Storz
Medical, which is part of the world-famous Karl
Storz group, has decades of history in supplying
medical and shock-wave equipment to hospitals
throughout the world.
Shock wave therapy is a procedure that has
been used in the medical world for several
decades to make kidney stones disintegrate and
to ease joint pain. And now the D-Actor device
uses a gentler form of wave known as acoustic
wave therapy (AWT) to target dimples.
Its skin-smoothing abilities were discovered
by chance. While treating the joints of female
athletes,doctors noticed a marked improvement
in the appearance of their thighs.
Naturally, it wasn't long before the beauty
world took notice. "The force of the acoustic
shockwaves shatter and destroy the cellulite-
causing connective fibres, " explains Helen
Sherwin, owner of Hair Free Capalaba, one of
the first Brisbane clinics to offer this new
"The waves break down the fibrous walls to
release clogged fat, water and toxins.
"The process stimulates the nerves and
increases blood flow to treated areas, which
produces fresh, thicker bands of collagen, as well
as stronger and smoother skin."
Totally U marketing manager Kevin Laverick
said that over the years Australian women had
wasted billions of dollars on treatments, creams,
lotions and potions which had either short term
or zero effect, because they were being "sold" a
"The fact is that cellulite is not just a cosmetic
problem, but a very complex medical problem
and for the first time, a long term solution is being
offered by a medical company with more than 60
years of operation and multi-million dollar
research and development budgets.
"I am convinced that once the women of
Australia see the benefits of this treatment then
most, if not all, affected women will desire the
Hair Free Capalaba is offering a free sample
treatment worth $242 to the first 20 respondents.
Details on www.totallyu.com.au/madonna.php.
Cellulite gets the
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