Even though we haven’t had much of a summer yet, there have still been a few opportunities to be able to slide your feet into a pair of strappy shoes or jandals. Continue reading
Fast approaching along the furlong is a day of fun, fashion and fillies!
Mark the 18th of February in your calendar, gather your girlfriends and come along to the “Silk Spa Fashion On The Field” – at the Platinum Homes Taranaki Cup race day Continue reading
Sleeping your way to better skin
Having great skin doesn’t have to be hard work. In fact, you can get great skin in your sleep!
You probably already cleanse, tone and moisturise every morning. But are you doing the same thing at night? It’s all too easy to fall into bed after a hard day (or night!) without removing dirt, grime, sunscreen and old makeup.
When SPF Isn’t Enough…
Hands up who has an SPF in their daily moisturiser or foundation?
Quite a show of hands there! And how many of you think that’s enough to keep you protected throughout the day? Put your hands down, please! Continue reading
Water is life!
Why do we need water? Silk Spa explains why keeping hydrated will keep your body healthy and your skin looking its best. Continue reading
Cleaning up for Christmas
Cleansing your skin properly every day is a part of your skincare routine, that should never be neglected. Continue reading
It’s that time of year again – when it’s crucial to slip, slop, slap and wrap!
Red, sunburned skin isn’t just unattractive, it hurts. Excessive amounts of damaging UV rays can also lead to skin cancer. Continue reading
Beauty Is Skin Deep(er)
Beautiful, healthy, glowing skin is something we all aspire to and for some of us, problems with the skin go deeper than just the surface. Continue reading
The 5 Skin Layers
1. Stratum Corneum:
This is the superficial layer of the skin that is exposed to the outer environment. It is approximately 14 cell layers thick and the layers are constantly shedding off dead skin cells. Continue reading
Glycation – Not so Sweet!
One of the worst five letter words we know is SUGAR!
We all know sugar plays havoc with your body. Too much of the sweet stuff can lead to weight gain, rapid rise and falls in energy levels, insulin resistance, even heart disease and diabetes. It’s addictive too, which means it’s all too easy to give in that 3pm craving for a sugar hit. Continue reading