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Achieving Radiant Summer Skin: A Comprehensive Guide to Skincare Essentials

29.11.2023

 Summer skincare routine


As the sun graces us with its warm embrace, it's time to reassess our skincare routine for the summer months. The change in weather demands a shift in our approach to skincare, focusing on hydration, sun protection, and targeted treatments. In this blog post, we'll explore the fundamental differences between skincare for oily and dry skin, delve into must-have summer products, and discuss the significance of SPF, exfoliants, antioxidants, and physical exfoliants.

The Importance of Double Cleansing

Double cleansing is particularly crucial during the summer months, as the skin faces increased exposure to environmental pollutants, sweat, and higher levels of sunscreen and sweat-resistant makeup. 

The first cleanse is designed to soften and remove the most superficial dirt from the top layer of this skin. This would be things such as makeup, sunscreen, or environmental factors such as smoke and pollution. 


The second cleanse is designed to work deeper in the skin. This is the cleanse that is going to help remove oil, dirt and build up of debris that has developed inside your skin’s pores. 

This two-step approach promotes a clean, refreshed complexion, helping to maintain a healthy and radiant skin barrier, which is especially crucial during the hotter months when skin is prone to increased oil production and dehydration.


Oily Skin

AM: Gentle cleanser only


PM: Double cleanse using gentle cleanser first, followed by an active cleanser.



The Double Cleanse

Why settle for a single cleanse when you can indulge in the transformative power of double cleansing? By combining The Cleanser and The Active Cleanser, you effectively remove every trace of makeup, pollutants, and daily grime that may have accumulated...

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The Double Cleanse

$110.00
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Normal / Dry Skin


AM: Gentle cleanser only


PM: Double cleanse with your gentle cleanser. The first to remove superficial dirt, the second to clean the skin's pores.


The Cleanser 120ml

The Cleanser follows Kaye and Lisa's philosophy of simple, clean skincare, that is suitable for all. A luxurious, gentle gel cleanser that removes impurities & aids barrier repair. Skin feels clean and hydrated whilst soothing irritation and inflammation with anti-oxidant...

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The Cleanser 120ml

$65.00
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Benefit Clean 150ml

Encouraging fresh, clean complexions, Cosmedix Benefit Clean is the key to a simple and effective skin care regime. The deep cleansing formula gently removes impurities, makeup and pollutants, whilst providing calming and nourishing properties. 

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Benefit Clean 150ml

$79.00
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Moisturisers

Choosing the right moisturiser is crucial for maintaining healthy skin, and the selection process should be tailored to the specific needs of your skin type.


Oily Skin

For individuals with oily skin, it's essential to opt for oil-free or non-comedogenic moisturisers that won't clog pores or exacerbate the natural oiliness. Look for products labeled as "oil-free" or "water-based" to ensure a lightweight formula that helps control excess sebum production. Additionally, ingredients like hyaluronic acid can provide hydration without adding extra oil.


Ultra Light Clarifying Moisturiser 50g

Introducing the ultimate multitasker. The Ultra Light Clarifying Moisturiser is Aspect Dr's NEW moisturiser, replacing the Ultra Light Hydration Moisturiser.   This advanced rebalancing moisturiser addresses multiple skin concerns, including congestion, enlarged pores, combination, and problematic skin. Formulated with LPA,...

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Ultra Light Clarifying Moisturiser 50g

$95.00
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Clearskin 1.7oz

Niacinamide (also known as Vitamin B3) is well known in skin care for its antioxidant benefits, regulating oil production, improving redness or blotchiness and boosting epidermal barrier function. PCA Skin Clearskin is a light yet nourishing moisturiser with 4% Niacinamide...

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Clearskin 1.7oz

$85.00
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Dry Skin


On the other hand, individuals with dry skin require a more nourishing and emollient-rich moisturiser. Look for formulations containing ingredients like ceramides, which help replenish and lock in moisture. Creamier textures and thicker consistencies are often beneficial for dry skin, providing a protective barrier to prevent further moisture loss. Our recommendations are:



Resveratrol Moisturising Cream 50g

Aspect Dr Resveratrol Moisturising Cream contains pure Grape Skin Extracts and Peptides to nourish the skin and restore moisture content. Packed with Antioxidants

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Resveratrol Moisturising Cream 50g

$99.00
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The Moisturiser 50g

Developed by The Clinic's co-directors Kaye Scott and Lisa Sullivan-Smith after 15 years of treating a range of skin conditions,  This cult favourite Moisturiser nourishes and protects all skin types (Except the really oily), leaving you with a firm, hydrated,...

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The Moisturiser 50g

$90.00
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Summer Must-Haves:


SPF (Sunscreen)


Undoubtedly the most crucial step in summer skincare, SPF protects your skin from harmful UV rays, preventing sunburn, premature ageing, and reducing the risk of skin cancer. Choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 30 and reapply every two hours, especially if you're spending extended periods outdoors.

Physical Sun Protection SPF 50+

A very high protection, water resistant mineral sunscreen cream which has been specially developed to provide broad spectrum UVA and UVB SPF 50+ from the sun.    

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Physical Sun Protection SPF 50+

$59.00
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Hydrating Face SPF 50 75ml

Aspect Sun Hydrating Face is a hydrating sunscreen providing broad spectrum UVA and UVB SPF 50+. Australian owned and made, Aspect Sun Hydrating Face SPF50 is specially formulated to withstand our harsh climate, providing a blend of Antioxidants and UV...

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Hydrating Face SPF 50 75ml

$59.00
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Envirostat SPF 50+ Face 75ml

Envirostat SPF 50+ is a dry touch, water resistant sunscreen that combines broad spectrum sun protection with a soothing blend of antioxidants to help minimise the harsh ageing effects of UV exposure.  Aloe Vera | Instantly cools and soothes while...

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Envirostat SPF 50+ Face 75ml

$38.00
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Exfoliants

Summer calls for gentle exfoliation to remove dead skin cells and unclog pores. For oily skin, opt for chemical exfoliants with ingredients like salicylic acid. Dry skin benefits from mild exfoliation with ingredients like lactic acid. Incorporate exfoliants 1-3 times a week, depending on your skin's tolerance. Physical exfoliants, like gentle scrubs, can be used occasionally to buff away dead skin cells. However, exercise caution to avoid irritation, especially if you have sensitive skin. Limit physical exfoliation to once a week and choose products with fine particles to avoid microtears in the skin.


Superfruit Enzyme Exfoliator 59ml

Societe Superfruit Enzyme Exfoliator uses a high blend potency of superfruits to shift impurities and detoxify the skin. By exfoliating away dead skin cells, flaky skin, unwanted pigmentation and redness, Societe Superfruit Enzyme Exfoliator reveals a fresh and clear complexion....

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Superfruit Enzyme Exfoliator 59ml

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Prep & Reset Exfoliating Pads

Prep and Reset the appearance of skin with these Dual-sided Lactic Acid Exfoliating Facial Pads. Formulated with a resurfacing mix of age-defying acids, Niacinamide and natural, soothing extracts high in Vitamin A, these 2-in-1 facial pads gently exfoliate away dead...

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Prep & Reset Exfoliating Pads

$129.00
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Purity Detox Scrub 90g

A multi-layer detoxification system, Cosmedix Purity Detox Scrub is a cocktail of gentle, natural, manual exfoliators that work deep within the skin. Removing excess impurities, cellular debris and residue, Cosmedix Purity Detox Scrub reveals smoother, brighter-looking skin while reducing the appearance of...

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Purity Detox Scrub 90g

$89.00
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The Peel 15ml

A gentle yet effective at-home facial exfoliant, that mimics our signature in clinic treatment, the Blueberry Peel. The Peel exfoliates your skin to reveal the soft and smooth texture beneath the surface. Just like the Blueberry Peel, your skin will glow...

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The Peel 15ml

$90.00
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Antioxidants


Combat the oxidative stress caused by sun exposure with antioxidants like vitamin C and E. These powerful ingredients help neutralise free radicals, preventing damage to your skin cells and promoting a healthy, radiant complexion. Consider incorporating a serum or moisturiser with antioxidants into your morning routine.

Affirm 30ml

Supercharged with over ten unique Antioxidants, Cosmedix Affirm is an Antioxidant firming serum that reduces visible signs of damage to your skin from sun exposure and environmental damage. The all-natural ingredients have each been clinically corrected to their most natural and active...

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Affirm 30ml

$139.00
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Triple C Vitamin Therapy Serum 30ml

Much more than just a Vitamin C serum! A revolutionary blend of three different, unique, stabilised Vitamin C's, Societe Triple C Vitamin Therapy Serum offers high antioxidant, collagen boosting properties without irritation. This formula penetrates deeply to provide longer-lasting benefits...

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Triple C Vitamin Therapy Serum 30ml

$220.00
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Active C Serum 30ml

Aspect Dr Active C Serum is a powerful Antioxidant and Peptide serum, formulated with Vitamin C to help firm the surface of skin and promote elasticity for a radiant complexion.

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Active C Serum 30ml

$149.00
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Pigment inhibitors 

Pigment inhibitors can help prevent and reduce the appearance of sun-induced hyperpigmentation, such as sunspots and freckles, by inhibiting the production of melanin triggered by UV exposure. Additionally, they contribute to a more even skin tone, reducing the visibility of any existing dark spots or discolouration caused by sun damage. Incorporating pigment inhibitors into your summer skincare routine helps to maintain a radiant and uniform complexion while guarding against the damaging effects of prolonged sun exposure.

Complete Pigment Plus Age Support Serum 30ml

Aspect Dr Complete Pigment Plus Age Support Serum is a ground-breaking solution to pigment correction. This effective yet gentle serum is formulated with antioxidants and phytoestrogens to visibly minimise the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, skin discolouration, and age spots....

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Complete Pigment Plus Age Support Serum 30ml

$169.00
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Achieving a summer-ready glow involves tailoring your skincare routine to the specific needs of your skin type and addressing key concerns such as sun protection, exfoliation, and antioxidant defense. By choosing the right cleansers, moisturisers, and incorporating essential products like SPF, antioxidants, and exfoliants, you'll be well on your way to maintaining healthy, radiant skin throughout the summer months

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