Did you know that over 80% of Australians have stretch marks? Stretch marks, medically known as “striae distensae,” seem to be having a moment lately. From brands taking initiatives to stop photoshopping out stretch marks on their models, to rappers crooning about loving a woman with stretch marks, it seems that we can’t seem to forget about them. Chances are you feel like you can’t keep stretch marks off your hips or off your chest, or maybe off your mind when swimsuit season comes around. But besides wishing that our stretch marks would at least pay rent if they’re going to permanently live on our tummy, chances are you don’t actually know that much about stretch marks (and you’re not

Acne is the most common skin condition in Australia. (and the most Googled). I just want to start off by saying that I know just how frustrating recurring breakouts can be, and you’re not alone. But this doesn’t make it any easier. The AAD says that acne can not only cause permanent scarring, but can also lead to poor self-image, depression, and anxiety. Seeing images of other people with clear skin doesn’t feel too great. And finding a solution that works for your skin can be like an endless pursuit of trying this medicine and these pills. But what if the root cause of pimples is more than just surface-level? Today, I’m going to go in-depth about one method of finding the source of your breakouts: face