TOTAL BODY CONCEPT

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I am Debbie McGregor, owner and founder of Total Body Concept. I started the skincare clinic and day spa back in 1993. Welcome to my blog about fostering a holistic, more positive outlook on life. I have just started on my new life's mission to become a motivational speaker, and this blog will follow this journey. Enjoy!

This is a place where I would like to share my knowledge on everything from skincare and inner health to holistic living and the importance of meditation, creative visualisation and affirmations. Nothing in life is by chance – and in this blog I’ll tell you why. Come and join me as we learn to Live the Balance.

Product Focus: Thalgo MCeutic Sunscreen SPF 50+

19th January 2019
Product Focus: Thalgo MCeutic Sunscreen SPF 50+

Just because your holiday might be over doesn’t mean your skin care regime needs to stop. Make sure to keep up your skin protection with a sunscreen applied daily - we recommend Thalgo MCeutic Sunscreen SPF 50+ for an expert coverage. Non-comedogenic* sunscreen with SPF 50+, enriched with a patented natural marine filter to provide the skin with invisible and optimal protection.

Top tips for sunburn recovery

18th January 2019
Top tips for sunburn recovery

Even though you may have slipped, slopped, slapped and wrapped to shield your beautiful skin from the scorching summer sun, we know that New Zealand sun can still catch us out with a bit of sneaky sunburn. If you got a little scorched over the holiday period, here’s our top tips on how to heal sunburn quickly and gently.

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Soothing Masks: Ultraceuticals Replenishing Mask & Thalgo Deeply Nourishing Mask

17th January 2019
Soothing Masks: Ultraceuticals Replenishing Mask & Thalgo Deeply Nourishing Mask

If you’re feeling a little hot and bothered after all this heat and sun, our soothing face masks are here to help you feel refreshed once more.

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Product Focus: Thalgo Cold Cream Marine Deeply Nourishing Body Cream

16th January 2019
Product Focus: Thalgo Cold Cream Marine Deeply Nourishing Body Cream

The first intensive treatment with Cold Cream Marine, this moisturiser lastingly and effectively soothes, nourishes and repairs dry and sensitive skin. Perfect for applying after those long hot days in the sun when your skin will be crying out for some soothing treatment.

Our skincare essentials for summer travel

15th January 2019
Our skincare essentials for summer travel

If you’ve got more holiday trips planned, you’re likely going to have to switch up your skin care regime. We asked the team at Total Body Concept what basics they pack in their bath bags when they head away on holiday, because who knows better than an experienced skin care technician right? Here’s what they said.

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How to protect your skin during the summer months

14th January 2019
How to protect your skin during the summer months

While lying on the beach all day might be your idea of a good time this summer, it pays to remember the health of your skin. Ongoing heat and and UV rays can cause real damage, so if you’re hitting the sunny spots this season, we suggest topping up with a excellent SPF sunblock before you go.

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Our favourite products and gift ideas

11th December 2018
Our favourite products and gift ideas

We thought we'd help you get ahead on your gift giving this festive season by sharing with you some of our favourite products, and gift ideas.

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New Product: Ultraceuticals Smoothing Pore Refiner

8th December 2018
New Product: Ultraceuticals Smoothing Pore Refiner

Need some smoothing out of enlarged pores? Help is at hand. The Ultraceuticals Ultra Smoothing Pore Refiner is a new addition to the expert range that helps reduce the appearance of large pores - meaning you can apply and know it’s working its magic throughout the day.

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Treatment Spotlight: Laser Genesis

8th December 2018
Treatment Spotlight: Laser Genesis

If there’s ever been a time to try Laser Genesis, the time is now. Suitable for all skin types, the specialised treatment works to thicken damaged areas of skin by way of neocollagenesis - or new collagen production. This helps to reduce redness, sensitivity and smooth the texture of your skin.
The process is gentle, slow-warming and comfortable on the skin, plus our laser/IPL specialists are highly trained to give you the best possible experience.

 

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Lipid barrier function - what is it and how can we care for it?

8th December 2018
Lipid barrier function - what is it and how can we care for it?

Our individual Lipid Barriers are an extremely important part of our overall skin health, and worth knowing about if you want to make sure your skin is getting the best treatment!

 

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