Every Single Question I Asked Before Getting Veneers to Improve My Chipped Teeth

By Amy Clark for Adore Beauty As a reformed pen-chewer and nail biter of more than 20 years, I’ve spent a lot of time and money at the dentist. My teeth woes actually started when I face-planted and broke my two front teeth in half playing basketball in primary school, but I reckon I’ve had my fillings done […]

How the founder of a cult sunscreen looks after her skin

By Stephanie Darling for The Sunday Morning Herald Getting my teeth whitened and a facial at the same time by Dr Rita Trak at Dental & Skin in Melbourne. – Ava Matthews, on what her favourite beauty treatment is right now Each week, Sunday Life’s beauty director Stephanie Darling roadtests a different makeup or skincare trend […]

Do I Need Straight Teeth Before I Get Veneers?

IF YOUR SMILE IS MILDLY CROOKED OR GAPPY PLUS YOU DON’T LIKE THE SHAPE, COLOUR, SIZE AND LENGTH You can get porcelain veneers if your teeth are slightly misaligned, chipped, gappy. Veneers allow you to quickly and effectively correct the position of your teeth. Because of this, veneers are sometimes referred to as “instant orthodontics.”For example, teeth that […]

Common Questions About Getting Microdermabrasion

Can you get microdermabrasion after anti wrinkle injections? You can get microdermabrasion before the anti wrinkle injections but you can’t get it immediately. 2. Can a pregnant woman do microdermabrasion? Absolutely. Microdermabrasion facials and treatments are considered safe for pregnant women. 3. Can I use vitamin C after microdermabrasion? Absolutely. Vitamin C helps speed up […]

How Are Porcelain Veneers Applied?

The process of porcelain veneers takes 5 appointments in 5 weeks, its results are long-term and require low maintenance. Here is a breakdown of how porcelain veneers are applied: Appointment 1 – we take moulds of the top and bottom teeth. This appointment takes 10 minutes. Appointment 2 – this occurs 1 week after the […]

How Are Composite Veneers Applied?

The process of composite veneers is done instantly, it’s minimally invasive and doesn’t require local anaesthetic. For 4 composite veneers, it usually takes about 3 hours. Here is a breakdown of how composite veneers are applied: The surface of the teeth are roughened The teeth are then cleaned with a ‘tooth shampoo’ called etch A […]

What’s The Difference Between Porcelain and Composite Veneers?

Porcelain veneers are made outside of the mouth by a dental laboratory whereas the dentist makes composite veneers directly inside the mouth. The quality and the aesthetic result of porcelain veneers depends on how they are made. They can either be handmade by a dental ceramist which gives the most natural-looking outcome, or they can […]

The right way to apply eye cream

Cream, meet the Orbital Bone.  The key is to apply any eye cream or serum on the orbital bone, which is the bone that runs under and around the eye socket. This is because the heat from our hot little body will make the eye cream migrate towards our eye anyway.  So whenever we apply […]

The Right Way to Exfoliate Your Face

There are two types of exfoliants – physical and chemical. You would know the physical exfoliants as the exfoliating beads and facial scrubs. Then there are the exfoliants that work on the layer below the external skin one. These are chemical exfoliants. Glycolic acid or salicylic acid, usually found in cleansers and face masks. Both […]

The Right Way to Wash Your Face

From the age of about 35 our skin begins to be more prone to dryness and its bounciness continues to deplete as we age. The collagen and elastic production, as well as everything else that would make it feel plump and firm starts to work less and less as we get older. We shouldn’t be […]