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‘In my beauty bag’ from Deborah Caldwell

Posted by Hady Wenham on 14/02/2017 11:23:44

‘In my beauty bag’ from Deborah Caldwell name

In my beauty bag: Deborah Caldwell is creative director at New Zealand fashion brand Storm. SKINCARE I am a regular at Forme Spa in Mt Eden, Auckland, where I purchase Barbour and Bioelements products. Every morning I cleanse with a light facial scrub by ASAP and then use Quench My... Read the rest of this entry >>

New BLESS skincare! Designed naturally for your skin by Forme Spa

Posted by Hady Wenham on 15/11/2016 10:20:39

New BLESS skincare! Designed naturally for your skin by Forme Spa name

It all began with a dream, some of the best skin gurus in the business and a spa owners desire to bring great natural skincare, luxe design and affordable pricing to your bathroom.  After years of selling skincare products and treating skins we knew what worked, what we loved, what we... Read the rest of this entry >>

INTRODUCING FORME Spa and Wellbeing BRAND AMBASSADOR - DEBORAH CALDWELL - General Manager, STORM

Posted by Hady Wenham on 01/09/2016 14:40:36

INTRODUCING FORME Spa and Wellbeing BRAND AMBASSADOR - DEBORAH CALDWELL - General Manager, STORM name

Tell us a bit a little bit about your role with Storm. What does a normal week look like for you? I don’t think there is any such thing as a normal week in the world of fashion retailing …. As the GM, I’m responsible for the entire operation of Storm which is predominantly... Read the rest of this entry >>

LED and The Energy Currency of Life

Posted by Hady Wenham on 19/07/2016 11:16:55

LED and The Energy Currency of Life name

How does LED light benefit the skin?  We asked Amy Gardner, Educational Coordinator at LightStim to explain all the science in black and white, and here it is: “It has been said by some that as time marches on our bodies make less and less of the good stuff, and more and more of the... Read the rest of this entry >>

Should I wear make-up to the gym?

Posted by Hady Wenham on 14/06/2016 11:49:08

Should I wear make-up to the gym? name

Should I wear make-up to the gym? Short answer: NO! Here's why... Why do we sweat? The main reason is to cool our body down to stop it from overheating. The other HUGE reason, is that our skin sweats (especially when we work out)  because that is your bodys way of detoxing itself.... Read the rest of this entry >>

Best treatments for after gym recovery

Posted by Hady Wenham on 26/05/2016 11:13:56

Best treatments for after gym recovery name

So you have worked hard at the gym, you have gone the extra mile, pushed that little bit further, and are now so sore all you can think about is a good spa treatment!  Here are some of Forme Spa & Wellbeing’s best options to soothe those muscles and rejuvenate yourself so you are... Read the rest of this entry >>

New Forme Spa & Wellbeing Exclusive Scent.

Posted by Hady Wenham on 12/05/2016 13:11:17

New Forme Spa & Wellbeing Exclusive Scent. name

If you’ve been into one of our spas you may experienced the new Forme Spa & Wellbeing Exclusive Scent! We briefed Verite Spa Organics to create our own unique blend of essential oils to capture the essence of our brand. Spicy aromatic florals with airy citrus notes warming to a comforting,... Read the rest of this entry >>

How season changes can effect the skin

Posted by Hady Wenham on 12/05/2016 11:42:49

How season changes can effect the skin name

Being aware that the change of seasons can have a bearing on the skin and its condition, but knowing what to do, could have long term benefits to a achieving a more healthier skin. For instance, in the summer, due to more moisture in the atmosphere, it may be suitable to switch to a... Read the rest of this entry >>

All new Forme Spa Ponsonby

Posted by Hady Wenham on 14/04/2016 19:48:02

All new Forme Spa Ponsonby name

We’re super excited to complete the refit of our Ponsonby spa with a totally new fresh look.  After 14 years it was time to say goodbye to the donkey brown walls and welcome a new dusky pink;  the reception timber wall gives a great natural look; brass fittings and accents add warmth... Read the rest of this entry >>

Forme Spa one of the best pampering facials to try this year

Posted by Hady Wenham on 27/01/2016 08:59:13

Forme Spa one of the best pampering facials to try this year name

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Top 10 tips for Wellbeing

Posted by Hady Wenham on 03/12/2015 14:16:45

Top 10 tips for Wellbeing name

You are what you eat so don't be a pie.  Make sure you are getting enough protein and not overloading on the carbs and fats.  We need a balance of all 3 but many of us reach for carbohydrates more often that we should - remember even fruit is a carbohydrate. Watch your alcohol... Read the rest of this entry >>

What can I do to prevent aging?

Posted by Hady Wenham on 05/11/2015 15:10:54

What can I do to prevent aging? name

- Wearing sunblock - Not smoking - Enjoying life and how great your skin looks right now! Your best friend in the war against prematurely aged skin is sunblock.  Not just when you go to the beach or outside for extended periods of time (we know you ALL do that don't we?) but also... Read the rest of this entry >>

Tips for a smooth decollete

Posted by Hady Wenham on 01/10/2015 15:31:06

Tips for a smooth decollete  name

Décolleté is a beautiful French word that refers to a low cut neck-line.    It is also the word we use to refer to the upper chest area including the neck, chest and shoulders.  The skin on the décolleté is often one of the first places women show signs of premature... Read the rest of this entry >>

Tempo loves Island Breeze

Posted by Hady Wenham on 13/08/2015 08:49:41

Tempo loves Island Breeze name

 Tempo magazine loved the Island Breeze so much they put it as the cover story! Read the article here  WKTED1-20150812-T04.jpg Read the rest of this entry >>

Top Shop Finalist Albany and Auckland CBD

Posted by Hady Wenham on 02/07/2015 12:14:58

Top Shop Finalist Albany and Auckland CBD name

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Review in the Herald

Posted by Hady Wenham on 24/06/2015 09:27:55

Review in the Herald name

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Ask the Expert About Vitamin C

Posted by Hady Wenham on 03/06/2015 13:47:59

Ask the Expert About Vitamin C name

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Ask the Expert about Eye Creams

Posted by Hady Wenham on 30/04/2015 14:11:16

Ask the Expert about Eye Creams name

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Skincare for a change in seasons

Posted by Hady Wenham on 17/03/2015 15:58:44

Skincare for a change in seasons name

  Autumn is a time of transition and the best autumn skin care routines will help to correct any summer skin damage and prepare your skin for the drier, cooler winter months ahead.  Here are ides, tips and some of my favourite products to ensure you maintain a healthy radiant... Read the rest of this entry >>

Our must-have favourite skin care products

Posted by Hady Wenham on 28/10/2014 11:08:00

Our must-have favourite skin care products name

 We are surrounded by a line up of the most amazing skincare products, and even for us it is hard to make a choice!   These are a few of our favourite must-have products:   1. Dr Babor Ultimate A16 Booster Concentrate .  The claim is that it normalises the skin and we... Read the rest of this entry >>

Enlarged pores aren’t potholes – quit trying to fill them!

Posted by Hady Wenham on 04/08/2014 11:32:15

Enlarged pores aren’t potholes – quit trying to fill them! name

Move over BB cream – there’s a new fad sweeping countertops, and it’s here to clog your pores! More women are adding “pore fillers” to their daily skin care agenda, hoping to blur or erase pores from their complexion completely. However, much like BB creams, you can file these under... Read the rest of this entry >>

Forme Spa & Bioelements highly regarded in Viva

Posted by Hady Wenham on 09/07/2014 13:35:11

Forme Spa & Bioelements highly regarded in Viva name

 Read about how our client Claire Kirman describes her experience at Forme Spa and the results she is getting from Bioelements, as seen in Viva 9/7/2014 Read the rest of this entry >>

Everything you ever wanted to know about hair removal

Posted by Hady Wenham on 28/05/2014 14:06:43

Everything you ever wanted to know about hair removal name

 It's always swimsuit season somewhere, and when it comes to getting bathing-suit ready, hair removal is typically our clients #1 concern.  With so many methods available, there's no shortage of ways to shed unwanted body hair.   Your depilatory vocabulary Waxing : One of... Read the rest of this entry >>

Need help with your rosacea?

Posted by Hady Wenham on 05/05/2014 15:07:13

Need help with your rosacea? name

Although an estimated 16 million Americans suffer from rosacea, most of them aren't aware of it. Here's a quick guide to rosacea, and what your skin care can do to help   The Symptoms:  Rosacea is a chronic and progressive vascular disorder that can affect the cheeks, nose,... Read the rest of this entry >>

Get ready tips for brides as seen in Viva

Posted by Hady Wenham on 26/03/2014 12:57:57

Get ready tips for brides as seen in Viva name

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Stop the make-up melt down

Posted by Hady Wenham on 20/02/2014 09:46:47

Stop the make-up melt down name

 TIP: Makeup lasts longer when you start with a fresh, clean face.  Bioelements Decongestant Cleanser: Deep cleanses skin Leaves skin feeling refreshed and sparkly clean Used twice a day will last just under 4 months! To buy online SHOP NOW   Read the rest of this entry >>

Anti-aging programme gives great results

Posted by Hady Wenham on 11/11/2013 12:02:50

Anti-aging programme gives great results name

 Jenny has now completed her programme and is looking sensational!    Over the last 4 months Jenny has been receiving a variety of treatments and also using Bioelements skincare.  .  On looking at her skin originally  there were two main areas of concerns - lack... Read the rest of this entry >>

Top Tips to De-Stress

Posted by Hady Wenham on 01/10/2013 09:07:17

Top Tips to De-Stress name

Sometimes the build up of stress feels like a volcano about to erupt.  Before you blow your top, try these simple tips to manage your stress better: Make a list, and prioritise into what really needs to be done now, what is important but doesn't need to happen today, and what you... Read the rest of this entry >>

Tina Cross comments on our skin rejuvenation programme with Jenny.

Posted by Hady Wenham on 01/10/2013 09:06:13

Local New Zealand celebrity Tina Cross is as well known for her great entertainment as she is her youthful looks, and she knows a thing or two about staying in great shape.  Tina was so amazed at seeing the results of our skin rejuvenation programme with Jenny, she has this to say:... Read the rest of this entry >>

4 Tips to Steal the Skin Secret Celebrities Swear By

Posted by Hady Wenham on 26/08/2013 14:45:08

4 Tips to Steal the Skin Secret Celebrities Swear By name

What do Molly Sims, Miranda Kerr, and Stacy Keibler all have in common? It’s not just their mile-long model legs, but the tool they use to keep them (and the rest of their bodies) smooth and glowing: a professional dry brush. One of the best kept beauty secrets out there,  dry brushing... Read the rest of this entry >>

How do I know what skin type I have?

Posted by Hady Wenham on 13/08/2013 09:37:57

How do I know what skin type I have? name

  Making sure you have the correct skin diagnosis is probably the most important stage when deciding on skincare. If you have this wrong you will not get the results you should.   So how can you tell what skin type you have? There are 5 Basic Types of skin: Dry... Read the rest of this entry >>

From Hollywood Celebs - why they love the Oxygen facial

Posted by Hady Wenham on 29/07/2013 09:20:27

From Hollywood Celebs - why they love the Oxygen facial name

 Available at Forme Spa Parnell, the Intraceuticals Oxygen facial is loved by celebs and make-up artists for the radiance and luster it gives the skin.  View the video from leading make-up artist to the stars, Gina Brooke   Amazing Oxygen Facial Read the rest of this entry >>

Amazing Anti-Aging update

Posted by Hady Wenham on 29/07/2013 08:51:58

 NOW AT START OF MAKE-OVER PROGRAMME Jenny is now just over half way through her programme, and the compliments are flying in on how great her skin is looking. Click here to find out what treatments she has had so far. I'm sure... Read the rest of this entry >>

Update from Jenny

Posted by Hady Wenham on 19/06/2013 14:34:54

 Jenny has now 3 weeks into her rejuvenation programme, and here is what she has to say about it: Session 2.  The  micro-roller "This is the one I dreaded the most.  When Tracey-Maree showed me the roller I couldn't understand how it could be painless, and it... Read the rest of this entry >>

Does Microdermabrasion really work?

Posted by Hady Wenham on 13/06/2013 15:39:41

Does Microdermabrasion really work? name

  Microdermabrasion is something that you hear about a lot.. but does it really work and if so how?   What is it? Microdermabrasion means the abrasion of the skin with the use of small “grains”. These can vary but most commonly used is a type of fine... Read the rest of this entry >>

Journey of anti-aging - hear it from Jenny

Posted by Hady Wenham on 10/06/2013 15:35:25

You may have seen our earlier Blog about the rejuvenation plan we are working on for Jenny.  Here is her update: "When I was approached by the owner of Forme Spa to get involved in this wonderful opportunity my first thought was, "Oh no, everyone is going to see my... Read the rest of this entry >>

Looking Younger

Posted by Hady Wenham on 22/05/2013 14:12:54

Looking Younger name

 Have you ever wondered if what we do really works?  All those machines and treatments and plans?  Well we are putting it to the test.  Meet Jenny.  She is a gorgeous woman in her late forties, who is a personal trainer and is in fantastic shape.  However her skin... Read the rest of this entry >>

Is massage safe during pregnancy?

Posted by Hady Wenham on 09/05/2013 15:58:13

Is massage safe during pregnancy? name

Having a massage whilst pregnant has got some great benefits.  The massage helps to increase circulation bringing fresh oxygenated blood around the body.  It also alleviates pressure on the joints from carrying the extra weight and reduced swelling in the legs.  Not forgetting the... Read the rest of this entry >>

Indulgence and pampering are at the heart of what we do

Posted by Hady Wenham on 26/04/2013 17:14:36

Indulgence and pampering are at the heart of what we do name

Check out this lovely article that NZ Herald wrote about us. Click here to read Read the rest of this entry >>

How do I get rid of wrinkles?

Posted by Hady Wenham on 23/04/2013 13:00:54

How do I get rid of wrinkles? name

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What is a peel?

Posted by Hady Wenham on 20/03/2013 10:00:17

What is a peel? name

The word “peel” sounds pretty harsh but worry not, this can actually be very gentle when carried out correctly.   So what is a peel and why should you get one?   Peels are treatments that give dramatic results to the skin. The way they work is by... Read the rest of this entry >>

What do I wear during a facial or massage?

Posted by Hady Wenham on 13/03/2013 16:21:58

If you are new to the spa scene, it can be quite daunting to know what to expect when arriving at the spa.  Relax - that is what spas are all about!  A good spa will always have your modesty and comfort at heart during the treatment.   You will normally be asked to... Read the rest of this entry >>

What happens to your skin when you get a sunburn?

Posted by Hady Wenham on 13/03/2013 15:57:10

What happens to your skin when you get a sunburn? name

Ever wonder just what happens to your skin when you get a sunburn? The redness, the pain, the peeling… it’s not just a few days of discomfort. The truth is, a person’s risk for melanoma – the most serious form of skin cancer – doubles if she or he has had five or more sunburns*. So... Read the rest of this entry >>

Top Skin Innovations and Discoveries

Posted by Hady Wenham on 06/03/2013 14:27:55

  Straight from Skin experts Bioelements, find out what the latest new ideas are:   1. Unexpected Skin Damage from Indoor Lighting – The June issue of Photochemistry and Photobiology published findings that the new, more energy efficient, compact fluorescent (CFL)... Read the rest of this entry >>

What happens to your skin at night?

Posted by Hady Wenham on 21/02/2013 14:20:20

What happens to your skin at night? name

Trans Epidermal Water Loss (TEWL) increases, causing the skin’s protective barrier to weaken, allowing for greater penetration of active ingredients. The skin’s own natural antioxidant levels increase. Skin repairs from the day’s damage from exposure to environmental... Read the rest of this entry >>

How to avoid ingrown hairs and other tips for less painful waxing

Posted by Hady Wenham on 04/02/2013 14:11:45

How to avoid ingrown hairs and other tips for less painful waxing name

First wax or a regular you can't go wrong with some advice to make this less painful and the most effective it can be! Things to prep yourself before the appointment: If you are worried about the pain or find waxing painful take 2 paracetamol 30 minutes before your... Read the rest of this entry >>

Anti Ageing Pigmentation treatment

Posted by Hady Wenham on 03/05/2012 11:31:36

Anti Ageing Pigmentation treatment name

Please find below some information on skin brightening and Pigmentation correctors! Bioelements Lightplex Facial : $135 1 hour: This Facial works by inhibiting pigment production, exfoliation of surface cells to allow for deep penetration of active ingredients, and soothing... Read the rest of this entry >>

Ionithermie Detox treatment

Posted by Hady Wenham on 03/05/2012 11:23:59

Ionithermie Detox treatment name

Ionithermie Detox treatment originates from France where it has been used to impact cellulite, improve muscle tone, and increase skin elasticity. It has been used in European Spas and Cruises due to its often immediate results. 

Ionithermie detox treatment works at the cellular level... Read the rest of this entry >>

Anti ageing

Posted by Hady Wenham on 03/05/2012 11:15:09

Anti ageing name

Ever look in the Mirror and wonder.. Why do we age? What can I do to prevent this? When you are born your skin cells renew about every 28days; Which means you always have new skin to replace the worn out skin! Now as you get older this process slows down, so when you hit the 30's it's... Read the rest of this entry >>

Open Pores

Posted by Hady Wenham on 30/07/2010 16:34:58

Open Pores name

What causes open pores? Pores can become clogged with oil and dead skin cells over time. When the oil oxidizes by being in contact with the air it turns dark and becomes more visible. The bad news is that you can't completely get rid of open pores once the skin is stretched, but there is... Read the rest of this entry >>