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  • WHAT DO WOMEN WANT when it comes to skincare & beauty services?

    Having been in the beauty profession spanning 38 years I have seen so much change and advancement in Dermal Therapy Treatment. When I attained my beauty diploma back in 1981 at a young age of 21, there was not the high tech machines for skin rejuvenation or microdermabrasion. We used a steamer and your hands to cleanse and massage the muscles of the face. I remember learning “firmo lift” this is a 20 minute massage that is part the signature facial on offer today at Door of Youth Skin Clinic.

    How did I get into this AMAZING profession??

    When I was a teenager I had pimples all over my face, for some reason the researcher in me went to the library (YES no internet back then) and started making facial masks in my mums kitchen with wheat germ, honey and egg white. The wheat germ was to draw out the pimples, honey to soften scar tissue and egg white held it all together and firmed the skin!!

    You can see why in 2007 I launched a Skin Care Range of products. I started with 3 products and today 12 years on Door of Youth Skincare has 5 skincare products and 3 vitamin serums.

    In 2019 there seems to be a BEAUTY CLINIC on each corner, all offering the same to draw clients in.

    There is also a war of pricing, and I wonder is it the cheap PRICES what WOMEN want when it comes to their SKIN or the years of experience the Beauty Therapist has??

    My PASSION is keeping the SKIN and Body Youthful with a NON TOXIC Lifestyle, this starts with Natural Organic Skincare and Dermal Therapy Facial Treatments.

    Today I want to share with you the benefits of SKIN NEEDLING!

    Skin Needling  

    Studded Pen Cartridge

    Is an advanced dermal treatment that is used to stimulate fast collagen production and renewal, resulting in smoother and more youthful looking skin. Skin Needling is the perfect treatment for treating fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, skin texture and an overall rejuvenation of the skin.

    The procedure involves the use of an automated pen studded with microneedles as small as 0.1mm in diameter. It creates numerous micro-punctures through the skin with minimal damage to the upper epidermal layer, but microscopic injury to the deeper dermal layer. The injury and minor bleeding trigger a “wound-healing” cascade in the skin. This results in increased collagen and elastin (elastic fibers) production and some degree of repair.

    Benefits: – Reduces fine lines, treats dull skin, enlarged pores, loss of elastin, nasio-labial lines and smokers lines.  Skin needling is very safe and heals quickly while preserving the epidermis.

    Dermal Pen

    I recommend a microdermabrasion 5 days before to buff the dead skin cells off before we commence the skin needling treatment.

    RESULTS when will they be seen? Depending on the age or client and skin condition the next day the skin will be look different. It takes up to 28 days for the rejuvenating, healing process. Then we do the treatment again to achieve the ultimate results!!

    For the optimum results 4 treatments are required 4 to 6 weeks apart.

    A QUESTION many women ask me is ‘HAVE YOU HAD BOTOX’ No I haven’t had Botox. How I have maintained my skin over the past 10 years is with Skin Needling / IPL Skin Rejuvenation plus microdermabrasions.

    I invest into my skin and PAY to have my dermal treatments done at clinic at Southport. LIKE many ladies on a BUDGET, I pay for 4 treatments upfront for a discount!!

    Time to BOOK your SKIN NEEDLING!!

    Gold Coast Ladies mention this blog and receive a 10 % discount & a FREE Vitamin Serum that is right for your skin!!

    Call Debbie  0404 528 923 or book your appointment online
    https://doorofyouthskinclinic.gettimely.com/book

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  • LOVE THE SKIN YOU ARE IN!

     

     

    Love the skin you are in, as it is going to represent you for a lifetime.

    Do you look in the mirror and criticise how you look, wish your skin was younger, clearer, smoother and see all the imperfections? We all do this every morning & evening yet what do we do to IMPROVE or CHANGE our imperfections?

    In 2019 this is the time to look after YOU, WOMAN is always doing for others and they are last in line. Make the time for the bubble bath, read that book, walk on the beach or park, coffee with your best girlfriend.

    MOST IMPORTANT……

    Every day take the time to MAKE LOVE TO YOUR SKIN….. sounds divine. Lavish the skin with natural organic skincare,  your hands cleansing and nourishing massaging the days negative emotions away.

    Feed the skin with VITAMIN SERUMS, feel the skin soak up the goodness and feel the love.

    YOUR skin will feel so smooth in the morning and when you look in the mirror YOU will see the love you gave to yourself!

     

     

     

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  • MAKE LOVE TO YOUR SKIN…..

    SELF- LOVE – RESPECT are essential for a health happy life. Then why is it that so many woman SELF – LOVE – RESPECT tanks are EMPTY??

    I was a single mum from when my son was 6 months old, he is now 28 years young. Was life tough at times hell yes, did I go without for my son, sure did. BUT there was one thing I always did back then and do today.
    LOVE MY SKIN AND NUTURE, NOURISH IT EVERY NIGHT………Also in the morning too.

    Here in 2018 with 37 years’ experience in the beauty profession. Every day I hear WOMAN say, “I don’t have time for me” when are you going to change this and take the time to make the time to “MAKE LOVE TO YOUR SKIN”

    SELF-LOVE 💛 you deserve to take 3 or 5 mins to MAKE LOVE to your skin. Your skin will be with you for a long time, so give it some loving!

    Does this sound like you?
    My days are hectic, working, running the house, being a taxi for the kids, so much to do that when night time arrives and time for bed. I say to myself “why bother cleansing my skin”.

    Let me share a short story.
    I decided to have AN AFFAIR as I was in a marriage of emptiness, stopped caring for myself, gained weight and thought who really cares? It was January 2014 MY AFFAIR started and it took a while for me to wake up and realised that I had to TAKE THE TIME TO MAKE THE TIME to nurture me if I wanted this AFFAIR to last.

    Here we are 4+ years on and I have lost weight, look the best I every have and now 58 years young. Eat healthy (most days) go to gym 3 to 4 times a week and walk my puppy Mr Benji twice a day for 45 minutes.
    Oh and the person I have been having AN AFFAIR with is MYSELF, Self-love – Respect for me.

    Why share this with you? When we fly in aeroplanes they say attach your OXYGEN MASK before you assist other.

    Woman reading this take up the challenge and for the next 21 days every night MAKE LOVE TO YOUR SKIN. Oh and use natural organic skincare as you are feeding your skin!


    What our customers love about Door of Youth skincare is it is so simple to use. We have WOMAN all over Australia that have been using our products for 10 years.

    Night Routine: Foaming Cleanser, Hydrating Mist, Eye Cream, Vitamin AB Night Serum & drop of Repair Night Oil. Your skin will glow in the morning.

    Go on YOU DESERVE to have YOUTHFUL GLOWING SKIN every morning.

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  • The Health Benefits of Turmeric.

    The Health Benefits of  Turmeric.

     

    The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin. Turmeric has been used for over 2500 years in India, where it was most likely first used as a dye. The medicinal properties of this spice have been slowly revealing themselves over the centuries. Long known for its anti-inflammatory properties, recent research has revealed that turmeric is a natural wonder, proving beneficial in the treatment of many different health conditions from cancer to Alzheimer’s disease.

     

     

    TURMERIC LEMONADE (SERVES 4)

    Ingredients:

    4 cups of filtered or sparkling water

    2 tablespoons of freshly created or powered turmeric

    4 tablespoons of 100% maple syrup or honey

    Juice of 1 ½ lemon or lime

    Juice of 1 blood orange (optional)

    Mix all ingredients into a glass jug, stir well, serve with a slice of lemon or lime!

    Here are 20 reasons to add turmeric to your diet:

    1. It is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent, useful in disinfecting cuts and burns.
    2. When combined with cauliflower, it has shown to prevent prostate cancer and stop the growth of existing prostate cancer.
    3. Prevented breast cancer from spreading to the lungs in mice.
    4. May prevent melanoma and cause existing melanoma cells to commit suicide.
    5. Reduces the risk of childhood leukemia.
    6. Is a natural liver detoxifier.
    7. May prevent and slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease by removing amyloyd plaque buildup in the brain.
    8. May prevent metastases from occurring in many different forms of cancer.
    9. It is a potent natural anti-inflammatory that works as well as many anti-inflammatory drugs but without the side effects.
    10. Has shown promise in slowing the progression of multiple sclerosis in mice.
    11. Is a natural painkiller and cox-2 inhibitor.
    12. May aid in fat metabolism and help in weight management.
    13. Has long been used in Chinese medicine as a treatment for depression.
    14. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it is a natural treatment for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
    15. Boosts the effects of chemo drug paclitaxel and reduces its side effects.
    16. Promising studies are underway on the effects of turmeric on pancreatic cancer.
    17. Studies are ongoing in the positive effects of turmeric on multiple myeloma.
    18. Has been shown to stop the growth of new blood vessels in tumors.
    19. Speeds up wound healing and assists in remodeling of damaged skin.
    20. May help in the treatment of psoriasis and other inflammatory skin conditions.

    How to add Turmeric to your daily meals.

    This winter when you are wanting a warm drink, lean towards a Power drink is Instant Miso Soup with ½ teaspoon of Turmeric and cayenne pepper.

    Turmeric you can add to your casseroles before you serve them.

    Make a homemade mayonnaise with avocado, greek yoghurt and turmeric.

    Potato mash and potato salad give it a lift and add turmeric.

     Turmeric in rice salads and salad dressing.

    Be creative and use turmeric every day in your meal plans.

    Written By

    Debbie Majella Nolan

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  • By age 40, we have lost 10%-20% of our collagen.

    As a baby our skin is plump, firm, smooth and rosy, thanks to all of that collagen in our dermis (middle layer of the skin) Our body stops producing collagen in our mid to late 20’s. Then at age 30 our collagen production starts to decline and that is when we start to see those fine lines and wrinkle on our skin.

    After age 30, our collagen level drops 1%-2% every year. 

    By age 40, we have lost 10%-20% of our collagen.

    By 50, we are down 20%-40%.

    By the time we hit 60 we need help!

    Being part of the beauty profession for 37 years (OMG I am now 58 years young) I now specialise in Dermal Therapy Treatments, rebuilding the COLLAGEN with NON- INVASIVE beauty treatments.

    Dermal Therapy Benefits watch video

    Microdermabrasion:

    Refine and rejuvenate your skin by polishing away dull, lifeless skin cells, to reveal a more radiant, youthful complexion. Medical Microdermabrasion treatments exfoliate your skin, promoting a brighter, more youthful appearance, while smoothing away fine lines, superficial pigmentation and acne scarring.

    If you are looking to ‘freshen up’ tired or aging skin, facial microdermabrasion is a chemical free solution that is suitable for all skin types.

    • Improves and evens skin tone
    • Removes white heads and black heads
    • Refreshes dull looking skin
    • Repairs and restores aging skin
    • Refines pores and smooths skin texture
    • Reduces acne and scarring
    • Promotes younger, brighter looking skin
    • 100% Chemical Free and Safe

    CIT Collagen Induction Therapy a non-invasive anti – aging technology. Needling creates tiny channels deep in the dermis of the skin. These deep micro channels cause keratinocytes and fibroblasts to produce numerous growth factors that induce COLLAGEN synthesis.

    • Tightens, lifts and rejuvenates
    • Brightens dull skin
    • Diminish enlarged pores
    • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
    • All over rejuvenation
    • Dermal pen is very safe and heals quickly while preserving an intact epidermis.

    Intense pulsed light (IPL) Skin Rejuvenation. Skin rejuvenation is a treatment designed to produce a younger, healthier looking skin while correcting and improving a variety of skin conditions.

    Benefits of IPL  treats signs of aging by treating vascular redness, the appearance of rosacea, pigmented brown spots, sun damage, skin texture and collagen structures all at once.

    The result is a smoother, even toned and revitalised skin appearance. IPL can also treat spots, discoloured areas and other tell-tale signs of ageing on your hands and other body areas.

    April/May Debbie Majella is offering ‘COMPLIMENTARY’ Beauty & Wellness Consultations, receive a mini facial as Debbie needs to view the skin to design the best dermal therapy treatments so you get the ultimate results.

    Online bookings click here

    Debbie Majella 58 years young, founder of Door of Youth Skincare and Beauty Clinic.

     

     

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  • Buff the SKIN for a RADIANT GLOW…….find out the secret!

    DOUBLE CLEANSE THE SKIN

    Door of Youth Foaming Cleanser has AHAs (Alpha Hydroxy Acid)  L-lactic acid, part of AHAs family, as well as removing the days’ grime and makeup is actually healing the top layers of your skin plus initiating a lot of cellular action deeper down.

    DOY Foaming Cleanser – Key Ingredients: Vitamin A to renew, Vitamin B5 to condition, Vitamin C to promote collagen and brighten, Vitamin E to protect, Heptapeptide 8 to retexturize and Certified Organic avocado oil to nourish the skin.

    So what can it do for you?

    • Gently cleans and exfoliates the skin – creates a radiant skin
    • Heals the epidermis and rebuilds cell walls – hydrates and slows cell water loss
    • Is antibacterial especially targets p.acne – all types of acne
    • Suppresses tyrosinase formation – manages pigmentation
    • Promotes skin renewal and collagen production – ageing skin

    This is the one must have ingredient in your skin care if you are concerned about:

    • Dull lifeless skin in need of exfoliation
    • Epidermal hyperpigmentation – brown or red spots
    • Congested skin – feels lumpy and dirty
    • Dehydrated skin – feels rough and dry
    • Mild to moderate acne
    • Photoageing – lines and wrinkles
    • Pseudofolliculitis/ ingrown hairs – uncomfortable

    The science:

    Lactic acid belongs to a family of acids called alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs). Produced naturally within our bodies and also derived from milk products, lactic acid is synthetically produced for skincare purposes. Depending on the strength, pH and bioavailability of the lactic acid, it can be used daily as a gentle exfoliant, moisturising agent or as an in clinic peel treatment.

    Here is video from Debbie Majella sharing her secret  Double Cleanse the Skin 

    Shop on your seat not your feet and buy online today, FREE shipping orders over $50.00

    Ciao for now & stay youthful,

     

    Debbie Majella

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  • Benefits of Cucumber Water

    The other day I had a massage and was given cucumber water, was so refreshing. We need to keep our body hydrated and some of us just don’t like water without a flavour. So I have been drinking CUCUMBER Water since my massage and want to share with you the benefits.

    Cheers!

    HYDRATION

    1. 1. It keeps you hydrated.

    Your body can’t function properly without water. Most people should aim to drink six to eight glasses of water per day, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. We know we’re supposed to drink water throughout the day, but sometimes plain water gets boring. Adding cucumber gives it some extra flavour, encouraging you to drink more.

    WEIGHT LOSS

    1. It helps with weight loss.

    If you’re trying to lose weight, replacing sugary sodas, sports drinks, and juices with cucumber water can help you cut some serious calories from your diet.

    Staying hydrated also helps you feel full. Sometimes your body confuses thirst with hunger. You may feel like you’re hungry, when you’re actually thirsty.

    How will you know the difference? Reach for a tall glass of cucumber water first. If your hunger goes away after finishing the drink, you were thirsty. If you’re still hungry, then you know it’s hunger.

    ANTIOXIDANTS

    1. It delivers antioxidants.

    Antioxidants are substances that help prevent and delay cell damage from oxidative stress caused by free radicals. Oxidative stress can lead to chronic conditions like:

    • cancer
    • diabetes
    • heart disease
    • Alzheimer’s
    • eye degeneration

    Research has shown that antioxidants may be able to reverse or stop this damage. This is why you should each fruits and vegetables high in antioxidants. Cucumbers fall into this category. They’re rich in:

    • vitamin C
    • beta carotene
    • manganese
    • molybdenum
    • several flavonoid antioxidants

    Would like to hear if you have tried Cucumber Water, leave a comment.

    Stay Youthful,

    Debbie Majella

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  • Hyaluronic Acid the secret SERUM for Youthful skin

    If water or rather moisture to be specific is the magic wand for skin, then Hyaluronic Acid can be the best substitute for the same.

    The problems of aging start from the reduction of collagen fibers from the facial muscles that tend to dehydrate the skin and cause wrinkles thereby leading to aging skins. To battle these problems, the skin needs to be rehydrated very well so that the collagen fibers are regained with the help of moisturization of skin, and the wrinkles are reduced as a result of the same.

    In fact, today, from very early age itself, the signs of aging start showing up in the skin.

    This is because of the adverse effects of pollution, unhealthy food habits and hormonal disturbances that tell upon the skin texture of the facial area mainly. One has to be extra cautious about the lifestyle, and at the same time, there are various serums that one can use for getting back the glow of the skin.

    Hyaluronic Acid

    • Hyaluronic acid is very useful in revitalizing the skin and soothing the same from the itching and other extrinsic agents.
    • Hyaluronic acid is carbohydrates mixed in various proportions with water forming a gel-like substance that is often being used as serums.
    • Hyaluronic acid is used with CIT Collagen Induction Treatments giving amazing results

    Look for natural skincare products with Hyaluronic Acid as a key ingredient or a Hyaluronic Acid 1% Solution is what I use and recommend.

    Stay Youthful

    Debbie Majella

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  • The salon treatment in your home!

    The salon treatment in your home!

    Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA’s) have caused a sensation recently as anti-wrinkle active ingredients. They loosen the intercellular ‘glue’, allowing new cells to come through more rapidly and stimulate the formation of collagen and elastin. The visible effect is a skin which looks fresher and younger. AHA acids help remove the surface skin cells, improving skin texture and color.  Skin is left feeling plump and glowing as the new skin layers are revealed.

    Glycolic Acid it’s a form of AHA derived Sugar Cane is the natural source. If you want a smooth looking skin use a product that is made from sugar cane, this has the smallest molecule of all the glycolic acids

    The salon treatment in your home!

    Our facial skin is made up of three layers the epidermis (what we see), dermis (the middle layer) and subcutaneous layer (the third layer). Our skin, due to shedding of skin cells, replaces itself every 7 years. Your skin sheds every 28-45 days, rejuvenating the epidermis and allowing the next generation of skin cells to come forward. What happens is we get a BUILD UP of DEAD SKIN CELLS this will make our skin look tired, uneven tone & fine wrinkles may appear.  With young skin types they get blocked pores that forms pimples and scar tissue.

    We shed about 40 lbs of skin in a lifetime! The dead skin needs to be slough off to allow the new cells to the top. If you want a more youthful skin use a product that is rich in Glycolic or Alpha Hydroxy Acid. Naturally sourced Glycolic is made from sugar cane, fruit or milk. Sugarcane has the smallest molecule of all the Alpha Hydroxy Acids which gives it the best permeability of all the AHA’s.

    Despite its modern chemical name, the beneficial effects of AHA have been used for centuries. Cleopatra use to have her legendary milk baths and tales of woman using red wine baths to keep their skin youthful. 

     Watch Testimony from Julia

    Listen to what our raving fan Julia has to say about Renewal Serum 12.5% Glycolic from Door of Youth Skincare.

    Time for you to get your hands on some renewal serum? SHOP Now here at the website. FREE Delivery on orders over $50

     

     

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  • The Benefits of Skin Needling for YOUTHFUL SKIN!

    What Does Dermapen /Skin Needling do for the skin?

    Unlike any other treatment before it, Dermapen/skin needling has been designed to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, deep creases, and various types of scarring, including acne scarring. A micro-needling technique both corrects damage and boosts the skin’s production of collagen and elastin. Basically, Dermapen/ skin needling encourages the skin to naturally heal itself, leaving behind the youthful and refreshed appearance every patient wants.

    Micro needling involves the use of small needles that puncture the skin in order to stimulate wound healing. The idea of damaging the skin to renew it has been around for decades, used in other ways by various skin treatments. Yet, micro needling has been proven to be a safer and increasingly efficient way to generate real results for healthy and smooth skin. The refined techniques involved with Dermapen treatments make this alternative more and more popular among patients.

    Start with a FREE Consultation with Debbie Majella 10 years’ experience as dermal therapist and founder of Door of Youth Skincare Call 0404 528 923

    What Are the Major Benefits of Skin Needling?

    While the Dermapen begins its work with controlled damage to the skin, that’s not where this treatment stops. While tiny spring-loaded needle tips vibrate against the device, applying light punctures along the treatment area, they are stimulating the healing process and ensuring that the top layer of skin cells will turnover for healthier-looking results. Once the healing has been activated by Dermapen, the final results will begin to take shape. After four to six treatments, your skin will be tightened and rejuvenated, stretch marks will be eliminated, large pores will be decreased in size, various types of scars will improve in appearance, and the signs of alopecia may be minimized.

    Before Left / After Right on 60 year old woman.

    What Is the Skin Needling Procedure Like?

    Dermapen treatments begin with the cleaning and the anesthetization of the treatment area, usually with a topical cream. The Dermapen applicator is then placed against the skin and a qualified therapist will make a stamp-like motion along all of the areas to be treated. This process takes only a few minutes to complete and should not cause any significant discomfort. Afterwards, most patients experience redness and tightness for about one to three days. Home care is vital following your treatment, as well as any other precautionary measures that should be taken to keep your skin healthy and healing.

    Who Is a Candidate for Skin Needling?

    Dermapen is a safe, effective procedure for patients who have been experiencing troubles with their skin, such as scarring, enlarged pores, and the early signs of aging. The procedure itself is only mildly invasive and not a significant surgery to recover from, so many patients can be safely eligible for Dermapen. On the other hand, prospective patients who are pregnant or who have an active skin infection will likely be asked to postpone their Dermapen treatments. The best way to assess your eligibility is to consult with a licensed aesthetician, who can review your unique situation and advise a course of treatment to resolve your individual concerns.

    Start with a FREE Consultation with Debbie Majella 10 years’ experience as dermal therapist and founder of Door of Youth Skincare Call 0404 528 923

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