The Adjustment Phase Explained

Whether you’re new to SJM Skin Aesthetics or an existing client, you would have heard of something that we keep talking about called the ‘The Adjustment Phase’.

We discuss this phase so often - but what does it actually mean?

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Suzanne Smedley
Makeup that is GOOD for your skin!

Our Dermaviduals Base Foundation Plus, or better known as, Deco, is best described as a treatment foundation. What on earth is a treatment foundation I hear you ask? A foundation that actually works to not only provide you with coverage, but actually treat your skin concerns whilst wearing it! And the benefits don’t just end here..

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Suzanne Smedley
Top 5 tips for your best Winter skin!

In winter, humidity levels drop off, which wrecks havoc on our precious skin and it’s moisture levels; thus provoking flakiness and dry patches - which often result in irritation.

So how can you maintain your skin’s integrity through winter? Here are my top five tips!

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Suzanne Smedley
Skin vs Nutrition

Water isn't the only answer to happy, healthy skin. In order for the skin to produce wonderful anti-ageing growth factors, you need to be feeding the cell that is responsible for producing such imperative structures.

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Suzanne Smedley
Fragrances and their toxic ramifications in skincare

"Mmmm... What IS that delightful smell?’’

Have you ever truly wondered as to what ingredients are contained within your beloved ‘Chanel No.5’ or your absolute favourite ‘Priceline Perfume?’ No of course you haven’t. You’re too captivated by the delicious smell of peonies and rose petals to know the truth as to what’s going on! 

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Suzanne Smedley
Understanding your skin type

It's understandable why many people get confused about what professionals refer to as 'skin types' let alone knowing what their true skin type is. Why is it important to know? Well because its going to make many of your product and treatment choices a hell of a lot easier and personalised for you. Firstly lets start off with a brief definition, here is mine put simply. 

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A beginners guide to there best skin

It's undeniable that the human race have always been obsessed with beauty. Going back to ancient times beauty in some cultures defined your status. Overtime it has grown into a muti-billion dollar industry where women/men pay big dollars to enhance, improve or drastically change what they believe to be 'beautiful'. Trends have changed over time and they will continue to change but if there is one thing that remains the same its that both women and men want good skin. 

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Lizzie Robinson
My top 5 tips for surviving the summer

Summer can be a great time for relaxation, vitamin d and finally getting that 'glow' back in our skins; however, it is really important to stay sun savvy especially when our skins bare the longterm damage. I like to call it invisible damage because it often doesn't show straight away and a lot of us can be naive to this until of course we age and it all starts to show. So here are my top 4 tips for still enjoying the summer but being smart about it.

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Lizzie Robinson