8 beauty tips to banish rosacea

Pevonia Organic Skincare Australia - rosacea awareness monthRosacea. I’m sure you’ve heard the name but I bet you didn’t know that it’s so common (think 45 million people) that the month of April has been designated GLOBALLY as Rosacea Awareness Month!

What exactly is rosacea though I hear you asking…

In layman’s terms rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition which often presents with facial redness. However many tend to mistake the redness (or bumps that can come with it), for acne. Other tell-tale signs include; dilated capillaries, congestion and pustules.

Pevonia Organic Skincare Australia - Rosacea

Although there’s no cure for rosacea, the great news is by following these essential tips you could avoid flair ups have your skin red-free in next to no time!

  1. Try to avoid alcohol
    Think beauty products containing alcohol as well as alcoholic drinks we are all a little partial too from time to time! Sadly a glass of wine for instance can worsen the redness caused by rosacea. Noooo!
  2. Watch what you eat
    Certain foods can cause your skin to flush (or otherwise heat up!) try to avoid or at least reduce eating foods including; oranges, strawberries, peanuts, cashews and caffeine. Hot and spicy curries are also a no no!
  3. Eat a diet rich in multi vitamins and essential fatty Acids
    Vitamin A & C foods such as broccoli, sweet potato, carrots and leafy greens help strengthen the skin while foods such as salmon, almonds and eggs rich in fatty acids help produce the skin’s natural oil barrier, critical in keeping skin hydrated, plumper, and younger looking while protecting it from environmental irritants.
  4. Avoid strenuous exercise.
    Oh ok then you’ve twisted by arm!
  5. Always use sun protection.
    The sun unfortunately is a trigger for rosacea.
  6. Avoid extreme temperatures.
    So no soaking in a HOT bath (ahhhh), relaxing in a sauna or slaving over a very hot stove!
  7. Do not slather on your makeup.
    Yes we all want to conceal our blemishes but layering makeup may only inflame your symptoms more! You want to select multi-tasking products, colour correctors and breathable foundations and powders so skin if covered but calm without being clogged! Give mineral makeup a go. You won’t regret it.
  8. The right skincare will be your best friend.
    With the constant use of effective skincare rosacea can be reduced and in some cases totally controlled! Pevonia’s RS2 range, created by world renowned dermatologist, biochemist and a pioneer in advanced organic skincare, Dr. Sylvie Hennessy, was designed to specifically treat rosacea. Formulated with the most purest, natural, nurturing ingredients including Green Tea, Chamomile, Liquorice, Allantoin, Vitamin E and Rose Essential Oil the range strengthens capillaries, desensitizes, decongests, soothes, and hydrates  while rendering skin evenly toned and visibly calmed.

Pevonia Organic Skincare Australia - Rosacea Range

But don’t let us tell you how amazing this range is! Here is what some of our customers have had to say;

“My rosacea has been in remission ever since I started using the RS2 range. I wouldn’t use anything else on my face!” R. Morgan

I’ve finally found a range that is good for my very sensitive, rosacea skin. It cools and calms my skin, my pores have shrunk and my skin is less blotchy after only 2 weeks of using all the products. Highly recommend the line.” Diana R

“I have been using the Pevonia RS2 Line for 5 years now to care for my Rosacea skin condition. Every one compliments me on my beautiful skin now! No more capillary issues, reduced redness. Couldn’t live without it!” Debbie W

“I love the RS2 Cleanser. Very gentle and keeps my rosacea very controlled.” Sarah M

“I love the RS2 Lotion. It is so soothing. My rosacea looks so much better since using this. Highly recommended.” Miranda G

I have been using the RS2 Lotion for one year now and can say that my rosacea is in remission, it’s better than ever before.” Sarah G

“The RS2 Concentrate is the only product I have found that calms my skin and has made a real difference.” Laurie B

“Rosacea runs in my family and the RS2 Concentrate is the only one I have found that actually soothes and calms my skin. After using it regularly I also noticed that it improved the texture of my skin.” Rebecca B

“I can honestly say that the RS2 Care Cream is the only rosacea product I love and trust. It comforts and soothes my skin, reducing redness.” Michelle W

“After spending a lot of money on different products which didn’t work, I found the RS2 Care Cream to be the best that I have tried for my sensitive, rosacea skin. It’s gentle, and soothing while still moisturising my mature skin.” Johanna R

Say goodbye to rosacea today!

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Happy HAUL-idays + Christmas Giveaway: Skincare Gift Sets

It’s the most wonderful time of the year all over the world and with a few weeks left before Christmas and New Year, everyone’s busy shopping for gifts. Are you even halfway through your list? Have you even thought of what kind of gift to give? (Skincare gift sets would be great!)

Add meaning to the holidays by showing your friends and loved ones that you care. Give the gift of beautiful skin this Christmas. Each of our gift sets come with an elegant pouch where they can keep their daily skincare must-haves.

The following gift sets are available at our partner salons and spas Australia-wide. For easy shopping, you may also have it delivered to your home by ordering online.

SKINCARE GIFT SETS

Sun Pack Gift Set – Summer or winter, we need to protect our skin from harmful rays! Hydrate skin with Pevonia’s Phyto Mist and religiously apply sunscreen to keep skin’s youthful glow.

Power Repair Gift Set – Strengthen, smooth, and rejuvenate skin with this powerful combination of youth-prolonging skincare set, which also comes with a Pevonia Muslin cloth that gently scrubs away dirt without harming your skin.

Power Repair Deluxe Gift Set – Intensify an already powerful Power Repair routine with the addition of Age Correction Marine Collagen cream and serum.

Glow Pack Gift Set – Glow like a star this holiday season! Look fresh and stunning everyday with the help of our exfoliating cleanser, tinted moisturiser, and eye brightening E Evolutive Eye Gel.

Spa Body Gift Set – Silky Soft Skin could be the best gift ever for your friends and loved ones! This is a great gift everyone will love!

Micro Retinol Gift Set – Peel and Reveal a new you with zero downtime with this Micro Retinol Gift Set. This is a perfect after-summer repair.

Eye Pack Gift Set – Erase years off your face by treating your eye area with this all natural, organic skincare. This kit comes with an Ionic Eye Wand that can dramatically erase wrinkles with continued use.

Mens Spread the Cheer Gift Set – Here’s something the men in your life will thank you for. The Easy Glide Shaving Emulsion and Soothing After Shave Balm are basic but perfect gifts for the discerning men.

Stem Cells Gift Set – In need of serious skin repair? Our Stem Cells line help improve uneven skin texture and other aging concerns.

Dry Skin Gift Set, Sensitive Skin Gift Set, Combination Skin Gift Set – We have a kit for every skin type.

RS2 Rosacea Gift Set – Give the gift of comfort! If you know anyone with Rosacea, this is the perfect gift. They’ll love you for this.

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PEVONIA CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY 2016

Happy HAUL-idays! Gift these or WIN THESE Christmas gift sets from Pevonia! All you have to do is click on the competition banner below, enter your information once, and earn points as you complete the form. SHARING & TAGGING Pevonia Botanica Australia earns you more points and more chances of winning. Go back to the competition page daily, copy and paste the status message on Facebook, and click it once you’ve completed this task. Share daily until the 23rd. Draws will be on December 15 and December 23.

How to tag: Type @Pevonia Botanica Australia and Facebook will auto suggest the official page. Click on the suggestion and post! 🙂 Don’t forget to set your post to public so we can validate your entry. Good luck everyone!

Pevonia Organic Skincare Australia - Christmas 2016 Giveaway

Win makeup gift sets from our partner brand ELES Cosmetics:

ELES Cosmetics Makeup Christmas 2016 Giveaway

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Pevonia Awards 2016

Pevonia Awards 2016 - Pevonia Australia Organic SkincareThe year is almost over, we’re counting down to Christmas and New Year, and we’re reminiscing all the amazing events that happened this year! Last September, the annual Pevonia Awards was held. It is our way of recognising and thanking our phenomenal partners for the excellent service and experience they’ve been giving you. Our organic, cruelty-free products and outstanding service make Pevonia an exceptional skincare brand and we’re grateful to them for sharing the experience with you. Here’s the complete list of winners and finalists:

HOTEL/RESORT SPA CATEGORY

Hotel/Resort Spa Group of the Year
WINNER: Vie Spa 

Hotel/Resort Spa of the Year
WINNER: Mineral Spa at Peppers Springs Retreat
FINALIST: Vie Spa, Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort & Spa

 Hotel Resort Spa Customer Service Excellence
WINNER: Vie Spa, Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort & Spa 

Hotel/Resort Spa Performance Excellence
WINNER: Dome Spa Retreat
FINALIST: Vie Spa, Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort & Spa

 Hotel/Resort Spa Manager of the Year
WINNER: Whitney Marsh – Vie Spa Magenta Shores Resort & Spa 

Hotel/Resort Therapist of the Year
WINNER: Apple Unruean- Vie Spa, Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort & Spa

 

URBAN DAY SPA CATEGORY 

Urban Day Spa Group of the Year
WINNER: Keturah Day Spa

 Urban Day Spa of the Year
WINNER: Cove Spa

 Urban Day Spa Design of the Year
WINNER: Keturah Day Spa 

Urban Day Spa Customer Service Excellence
WINNER: Keturah Day Spa
FINALIST: Vitality Medi Spa 

Urban Day Spa Performance Excellence
WINNER: Cove Spa
FINALIST: Aroma Stone Boutique & Spa

 Urban Day Spa Marketing Excellence
WINNER: Keturah Day Spa

Urban Day Spa Manager of the Year
WINNER: Elaine Crosby – Keturah Day Spa, WA
FINALIST: Ashleigh Mitchell – Keturah Day Spa, WA

 

BEAUTY SALON CATEGORY 

Beauty Salon of the Year
WINNER: Beauty Worx
FINALIST: Simply Elegant 

Beauty Salon Design of the Year
WINNER: Simply Elegant 

Beauty Salon Customer Service Excellence
WINNER: Simply Elegant
FINALIST: Melt Massage and Beauty 

Beauty Salon Performance Excellence
WINNER: Schick Natural Body Therapies
FINALIST: Beauty By Design
FINALIST: Blush Skin and Body

 Beauty Salon Marketing Excellence
WINNER: Simply Elegant
FINALIST: Anjule Beauty Therapy 

Beauty Salon Manager of the Year
WINNER: Bonnie Waldon – Beauty Worx
FINALIST: Simone Bettin – Beauty By Design
FINALIST: Ella King – Cove Spa 

Beauty Salon Therapist of the Year
WINNER: Cherie Tippett – Simply Elegant
FINALIST: Camille Botto – Beauty Worx

INTERNATIONAL SPA CATEGORY 

International Spa of the Year
WINNER: Fiji Beach Resort & Spa Managed by Hilton 

International Spa Design of the Year
WINNER: Bebe Spa, Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort 

International Spa Manager of the Year
WINNER: Akosita Tukana- Fiji Beach Resort & Spa Managed by Hilton
FINALIST: Roselyn Navutu – Warwick Fiji 

International Spa Therapist of the Year
WINNER: Ashika Vandahna Ali – Warwick Fiji
FINALIST: Shivanjani Lata – Bebe Spa, Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

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Cream vs Serum

Which skincare do you prefer to use, cream or serum, and why?

Some will be quick to say it’s CREAM because it’s what they’ve been using for the longest time and it works. They’re right.

Some will instantaneously say SERUM because it’s the trend these days and it’s really, really effective. They’re right too!

What’s the difference between a cream and a serum? Which one is more effective? Do you need both in your skincare regime?

  1. A serum is a high concentration of active ingredients. It contains the most potent dose of antioxidants and peptides. A serum is formulated liquid-like to be easily absorbed into the skin and because it’s lightweight, it suits all skin types.
  2. Cream is still the most popular skin care product. Because creams contain oil, it’s nourishing and moisturising. It may contain specific actives that that address specific skin concerns.
  3. Which is more effective? Cream and serum do different things. A cream is better at moisturising while a serum is better at immediately delivering specific treatment actives.
  4. Do you need both in your skincare regime? Definitely! Apply serum first to let the antioxidants and peptides work its way deep into your skin for immediate skin therapy. Apply cream after a few minutes to infuse your skin with more moisture.

Some use either of the two but we strongly suggest you use both for maximum results!

View Pevonia’s Creams and Serums

Check out our SPECIAL OFFER for the month of September 2016.

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