About AnneLisa



I am a qualified beauty therapist with over 22 years of industry experience. My work background includes domestic and international roles working in small salons/spas and for larger retail organisations. I have taught, coached and mentored many other therapists in the industry and for the last 10 years have run my own business in Melbourne – Venus Day Spa. I embrace natural beauty in all its forms and my passion is beauty, ageing as well as possible with grace and assisting others to do the same.

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Free Radicals

When discussing the ageing process with clients and age management skin and body solutions, I often talk about free radical damage. Whilst most clients trustingly accept my explanation, I know that there are not many of those that fully understand how they occur and how this impacts their bodies and...
 

Should I get Botox

A friend of mine recently had some Botox injections done for the first time. They were very keen for it not to be commonly known and they were very happy with the results. They also strongly suggested that I go and try it for myself. I found myself, for the...
 

Benefits of Vitamin D

We are all aware of protecting our skin from the sun and how too much sun exposure can be damaging to the skin. However, some protected exposure is required to maintain optimal health, including anti-ageing benefits. Without sufficient Vitamin D, we can suffer from lack of bone density and skin...
 

8 Beauty Tips for the Festive Season

It’s hard to keep up with everything the festive season throws at us. Working, shopping, socialising and end of year commitments are all a part of Christmas and the New Year, and whilst a lot fun and memories can be created, it can take a toll on us physically. So...
 

Spa Review Navutu Dreams

I had the absolute pleasure of visiting Siem Riep in Cambodia. When choosing a holiday destination, I had several criteria. It had to be somewhere warm, somewhere I hadn’t been before and have a type of cultural or nature related attraction. My preference is for smaller, boutique accommodation and accessibility to...
 

Elemis Illuminating Eye Balm Review

This week, Elemis launched their Pro-Radiance Illuminating Eye Balm here in Australia. Elemis is a superior British skincare brand, and for myself, blends the concept between spa and technology very effectively. This is the latest addition to their Pro-Radiance line available on our shores that also incorporates the Pro-Radiance Cream Cleanser...
 

Skin Tightening

  I have had skin tightening on my mind for some time. Whilst I am generally happy with my skin on my face, and the condition it is in, I found myself looking into the future and realising that, sooner rather than later, some concerns are going to arise that...
 

The Power of Peptides

Peptides are the latest breakthrough in skin care technology.  Peptides are compounds consisting of two or more amino acids linked in a chain and when a chain gets especially long, it turns into a protein. So what do Peptides do? Well, different peptides have different effects. Peptides can be a widely...
 

Why use a Toner?

  There is sometimes confusion about whether or not to use a toner or toning lotion as part of an effective skin care regime. In fact, although most skin care brands will produce at least one, if not several types of toners, there are some reputable skin care product companies...