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Skinsmart’s Corrective Collection

Skinsmart On-the-go Collection

Introducing the Skinsmart X Amanda From Africa Seasonal Corrective-Collection collaboration.

Skinsmart Collection

What’s the collaboration about?

Each season will present a new and exciting collection. Each collection is indicated for a specific concern, in need of correction or assistance. Based on customer feedback and queries, we have selected products that work best for various skin types and concerns.

We know what you’re thinking, ’Will it be cost effective?” – Absolutely

The seasonal boxes are all about bringing you a lovely, affordable and effective selection of skincare.

So, without further ado, let’s dive into our first two Seasonal Corrective-Collection boxes!

The On-the-Go Collection

Skinsmart On-the-go Collection

Not only does this box contain two spectacular dermatological recommended skincare brands but it is the perfect box for someone that is pushed for time and likes to get out the door quick, without having the fuss of endless steps in their skincare or make-up routine… Your On-the-go trio for that daily makeup glow or quick touch up before an event.

What does it include?

The Obagi Cleansing & Makeup Remover Wipes : These are nowhere near your general store-bought wet wipes that you find in a supermarket or pharmacy. These Obagi Skincare Wipes are the perfect on-the-go solution to quickly cleanse and refresh the skin. Soft, pre-moistened, textured wipes remove excess oil, makeup, dirt and other impurities. Indicated for all skin types, hypoallergenic, made without parabens, synthetic fragrances or dyes. Each sheet is infused with the antioxidant ingredients that make the rest of the line so unique—citrus bioflavonoids, brassica sulforaphane, and aloe polyphenols. Great to have on the days where you couldn’t be bothered about cleansing or simply don’t have time.

Isdinceutics Skin Drops Foundation: There’s no need for a long introduction or explanation for this beautiful product, an ultra-light makeup that provides 12-hour adaptable coverage, covering imperfections with a natural finish. One drop for makeup base and three drops to cover blemishes like pigmentation, tattoo’s, redness or bruising. These drops are easy to apply, are non-comedogenic (meaning they do not clog your pores) and non-sensitising. Available in 2 shades, Bronze or Sand.

Isdin UV Mineral Brush SPF50 : The Isdin Fotoprotector UV Mineral brush is an on-the-go facial sunscreen by brush that offers high UVA and UVB protection as well as protection against blue light and an anti-pollution effect to prevent wrinkles and pigmentation. It delivers an even layer of mineral powder for breathable coverage and natural appearance with a mattifying effect and visible reduction in pores and wrinkles. It is suitable for all skin tones. It is portable, easy to use, convenient to apply anywhere and over makeup. Can be used on sensitive skin, is non-comedogenic and biodegradable.

Next up, the Back 2 Basics Collection

In this box you will find 4 x La Roche Posay Products. La Roche Posay is recommended by over 90 000 dermatologists worldwide. This collection is great for all skin types. It is a full routine perfect for anyone with no particular concern or if you are wanting to start a skincare regime but not sure how, this collection is for you.

The La Roche Posay Physiological Foaming Water: This Foam Cleanser protects the physiological balance of sensitive skin but is tolerated and indicated for all skin types. The La Roche Posay thermal spring water is a key ingredient in this cleanser and is unique due to its naturally high selenium content. Selenium is a mineral that has powerful antioxidant propertied and it protects the cellular metabolism of the skin. This cleanser also has an added ingredient called Citric Acid that aids in gentle exfoliation and skin clarity. This light foaming cleanser removes make-up and eliminates impurities, while respecting skin’s pH.

La Roche Posay Thermal Spring Water Mist: This soothing face mist gently refreshes and tones the skin. Sourced in La Roche-Posay, France, this thermal spring water is naturally rich in minerals with scientifically demonstrated soothing and antioxidant properties due to its high concentration of Selenium (as mentioned above) This spring water has been known to be a great anti-irritant & anti-oxidant and has great benefits for the integrity of the skin. The mineral salts and trace elements found in the French spring water cools and refreshes the skin and reduces any signs of inflammation while increasing hydration and product penetration.

La Roche Posay Toleriane Ultra Cream: Tested on allergy-prone skin, this comforting cream helps restore the skin’s protective moisture barrier. It is formulated with Neurosensine, an effective ingredient that targets cutaneous irritation mechanisms. If you suffer from any irritation such as burning or itching, this assists with long-term relief. Thisminimalist formula has 0% preservatives, parabens, fragrances, alcohol, or colourants. The perfect soothing, calming and moisturising cream.

La Roche Posay Invisible Fluid SPF50: This formula is for all skin types and is perfect for sensitive skins too. Due to a patented filtering system, Mexoplex®, together with theirThermal Spring Water, which is both soothing and an antioxidant, it provides optimal protection that is stricter than European standards for sun care. I don’t go a day without applying my sunscreen and using this one makes it incredibly easy not to forget… It’s light, not oily & is so easy to apply without pulling or making streaks. It doesn’t leave a white cast & looks beautiful under makeup.

Anthelios Invisible Fluid Facial Sunscreen SPF 50+ is a lightweight daily facial sunscreen made for sensitive skin providing very high UVA/UVB protection while delivering an invisible finish.

This fragrance-free facial sunscreen is suitable normal to combination skin and also specifically designed for sensitive skin types. The invisible fluid sunscreen formula is easy absorbed, non-greasy, non eye-stinging and does not leave any white cast or residue on the skin.

Dr Naidoo’s comments:

This gentle starter skincare routine was curated for all skin types incorporating the essential steps for healthy skin. Although labelled ‘’Back to Basics’’, these products are far from basic. Some of my highlighted favourites and most recommended items are the Anthelios Invisible Fluid SPF 50, the La Roche Posay Toleriane Ultra Cream, the Isdin on-the-go UV Mineral Brush SPF 50 and the Obagi Cleansing Wipes. A wonderful skincare solution for beginners, minimalists and skin-health enthusiasts.

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Meet the ladies behind Skinsmart

August is women’s month, a month for Celebrating, Connecting, and Supporting, Women.
We have seen significant growth in women owned business’ in South Africa throughout the years, across a range of sectors and industries, and we hope to see this go from strength to strength.

We have seen significant growth in women owned business’ in South Africa throughout the years, across a range of sectors and industries, and we hope to see this go from strength to strength.

We ourselves, are very proud to be able to say that Skinsmart – –  is a completely women-owned and run business, with Dermatologist Dr. Kesiree Naidoo at the helm.

Kesiree has followed her path to Dermatology by completing her medical degree at Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal in 1999.
Dr Naidoo worked in hospitals in England and Canada before returning to South Africa to specialise in Dermatology at the University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Hospital.
She started private practice as a dermatologist in 2008 at Canal Walk Medical Centre and Vincent Pallotti Hospital, and currently practices solely at Vincent Pallotti Hospital in Cape Town.

Wanting to take her Dermatology practice to the next level, Kesiree then founded Skinsmart, her online specialist skincare site, where clients and patients can purchase dermatologist strength, high-end skincare across premium brands, delivered anywhere in South Africa. With Skinsmart being the only fully female-run online skincare store, Dr. Kesiree is pioneering the way for women in online dermatology.

As we know, every good woman in business needs a Class-A sidekick…..enter  Chikara Jacobs. Originally from Johannesburg, Chikara studied Somatology at Camelot International in Houghton and has been living in Cape Town for the last 5 years. She has also obtained various qualifications in paramedical skincare and is currently our specialist skincare therapist at the practice and our online advisor for Skinsmart. Chikara also lovingly looks after our online community, as well as social media and online marketing.

These ladies make an exceptional team and are the driving force behind the success of both the dermatology practice and Skinsmart.

But nothing happens on the forefront without support behind the scenes!
Meet our beloved Adiela Van Der Schyff who is our support office, admin guru and general backbone to the business having been part of Dr. Kesiree’s practice for a number of years and part of the Skinsmart family from its inception. There is no problem Adiela can’t solve, and no aspect of the business she doesn’t know both inside and out.

Together these ladies are a force to be reckoned with and are proud Women In Business in South Africa.