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Our favorite fashion influence-rs

It wasn’t easy culling the mammoth talent pool of fashion bloggers out there, but here THEY are – three OF OUR FAVOURITES that we love love love!   We’re all pretty different at the Just Good Skincare head office when it comes to fashion style. We have a pretty relaxed office, our manager and owner, […]

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SKINCARE BS: Our #1 FALL Skincare myth

MYTH #1: You can reverse your summer tan damage, with Laser skin treatments.   Lena Sgambati, skincare expert from Just Good Skincare tells us that a myth she wants to debunk, is the perception that women can reverse summer sun damage, with a few treatments of IPL or LED Laser in fall.   “Don’t get […]

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Let’s get real about “organic” labelling

This is the one question I get asked about – constantly! It’s a topic becoming more and more controversial with the overload of “organic” branded products bombarding our stores – worldwide! These days there’s everything from – organic chocolate, to condoms, sports drinks, bed socks, fragrances even nail polish! Seriously when will the mayhem stop! […]

Are antioxidants the answer to premature aging

Does city-living give you more wrinkles?

  If you’ve walked through a beauty isle recently, you may have noticed the latest insurgence of ‘anti-pollutant’ creams and lotions promising to protect you from smog and pollution. I guess it seems if beauty companies aren’t trying to save the environment, they need to protect you from it!   So how true are these […]

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My favorite skinny-girl sorbet recipe

LOVE ICE-CREAM BUT NOT THE CALORIES  I grew up in an Italian home, so one of the first things I learnt as a child was how to tell the difference between gelato, sorbet and ice-cream. While my grandmother (Nonna) only ever ate lemon sorbet, my siblings and I were never loyal to just one flavor! […]

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Holy Skin – 5 reasons for enlarged pores

WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON WITH MY FACE Sick of those gaping holes on your face, here are 5 things that could be causing your pores to enlarge.   TOO MUCH EXFOLIATING If you’ve just bought a Clarisonic or a face scrubbing brush, or even a new face polish – you’re over using it […]

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Our Favorite 10 Instagram skinspiration

  CHECK OUT THE FEEDS WE’RE LOVING RIGHT NOW 1. Beauty is boring @beautyisboring_ This is a beautiful collated Instagram feed that features freshly skinned models with crazy hair and bright popping avant-garde eye looks.   Today on, emerald eye liner with @modelmeaganlee. A photo posted by beautyisboring_ (@beautyisboring_) on Aug 6, 2015 at 9:42pm […]

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Why I have crabby skin after quitting smoking

What the funk is going on with my face?   Ok so I quit smoking – congratulations, so why the hell is my skin now turning ‘Freddy Krueger’ on me?   This is such a common question that’s rarely talked about. You would think that the path to healthy living, salad crunching, water drinking and “quinoa” trading […]

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Why is my skin acting like a 16 year old?

  WHAT THE FUNK IS GOING ON WITH MY FACE? If you’re reading this right now with angst over why the hell your skin is breaking out like a pubescent teen – I feel your pain! What’s more frustrating is that for most of you, the products you used to use for acne in your […]

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My 6 Day Bridesmaid Skin Plan

justgoodskincare: AAAA I’ve only got 6 days to get good skin for my friends wedding! Ok, so this blog post is not supposed to be an endorsement on how you can literally outshine the bride – I’ve just spent the last week and a bit, traveling for work, living out of a suitcase and eating-out almost […]

New Zealand bans Animal Testing

BREAKING NEWS This month New Zealand MPs have unanimously supported a ban on animal testing on all finished cosmetic products and their ingredients. Image:  From left, owner of Crumpet the Rabbit Greta-Mae McDowell, Green Party MP Mojo Mathers and #BeCrueltyFree campaigner Tara Jackson. Photo credit :  RNZ / Demelza Leslie The news was welcomed by […]


Skincare icon Dr. Frederick Brandt commits suicide By Lena Sgambati Today I woke to the very sad news that Dr. Frederick Brandt, committed suicide after reportedly being offended by a television parody in Tina Feis new comedy hit ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’. There are details that people drew similarities to a character on the show, played […]

5 Things Every Australian Does to have Good Skin

The Australian climate is one of the most damaging to the skin but its women are some of the most beautiful on the planet! So what do they do differently from the rest of the world? It’s true Australians are completely obsessed with anti-aging and skin care. We regularly have a national morning tea that […]


Growing up in the 80s I can still remember waking up early in the mornings only to find my plump Italian mother, panting around our television room to Jane Fonder’s exercise videos. What I can vividly recall is how my mother’s sweat drenched hair would stick to the sides of her face as she struggled […]

Skin Tip Tuesday – GARLIC

Believe it or not but GARLIC is one of the best vegetables you can eat for your skin! Here are our top 5 reasons why ….. My Top 5 skin benefits of eating garlic. So here’s the thing, as a child of Italian migrants that owned Fruit & Veg shops, I have distinct horrific memories […]