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WISH Magazine · Skin Deep

One company’s approach to caring for the body’s biggest organ goes beyond the bespoke, even venturing into your DNA French skincare company Biologique Recherche is the kind of brand that talks softly but carries a big stick, to loosely borrow the late Theodore Roosevelt’s philosophy. Softly, because despite never advertising, it commands an almost fanatical […]

The Australian · How much would you pay for perfect skin?

A new haute couture beauty routine is the latest in high-tech skincare. When it comes to luxury, personalisation is the ultimate vice. From custom built homes to made-to-measure couture clothes, the ability to tailor your life to your personal specifications is an indulgence of the highest order. And while there’s always been the option to […]

Professional Beauty · The Faces of Luxury

MELANIE GRANT Claim to fame: She is on the speed dial of A-listers including Victoria Beckham and Cate Blanchett and is among the world’s most sought after skincare experts. In 2016 CHANEL Australia announced Melanie as their first official skin expert followed by CHANEL USA in 2019. Given her love of skincare and attention to […]

Notes on Biologique Recherche Milk Cleansers

There are three cult status Biologique Recherche milk cleansers in their range, each formulated to thoroughly remove makeup, dirt and impurities without stripping the skin, along with maintaining a healthy pH balance. These milky cleansers emulsify throughout application, I like to really massage them into the skin with small circular movements to promote blood flow […]

Notes On…Masking

A little luxury can often go a long way, especially where your skin is concerned. I love to apply a mask at least once or twice a week to boost my complexion with vitamins, nutrients and minerals. I usually mix and layer my masks and serums to really customise my treatment and optimise results. I […]

Notes On…Layering Skincare

Here are a few things to remember when layering skincare… Thinnest to thickest texture: Apply from light to heavy. Start with your most watery products, such as toners, serums, mists and essences. Heavier products, such as lotions, moisturisers, oils and creams come next, followed by sunscreen as your final step. Water-based before oil-based: Oil and […]

Notes On…Body Oils

I love to incorporate a body oil into my daily routine. See how… Add a dash to the bath Apply whilst in the shower and lightly rinse to condition your skin with zero residue (I like to do this in the morning to ensure no residue ends up on my clothes) Apply after your shower […]

Notes On…Biologique Recherche Cleansers

In the morning I like to reach for a gentle cleanser to remove any oil, sweat, and debris from my skin or leftover product from the night before. By doing this I’m preparing my skin to best receive my serums and hydrators. For the evening I’m an avid believer in a double cleanse. The first […]

Notes On…P50

Hailed as a ‘facial in a bottle’ Lotion P50 is a progressive, purifying, cleansing, balancing and re-conditioning liquid exfoliant. A low pH formula that gently exfoliates the skin with a combination of AHA’s, BHA’s and PHA’s along with botanical, mineral and vitamin extracts to balance and fortify the complexion. Lotion P50 is a mainstay in […]