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Spray tan and Brow Sunday! Get ready for Melbourne Cup – Sunday 4 November

  Come in on our special open day, Sunday 4 November, and be spray tanned to perfection by Canberra’s leading spray tan artist!  Our lovely Cass specialises in mixing just the right shade for your individual skin tone and the outfit you plan on wearing, and makes all her clients feel totally comfortable. Add on […] View more

November Special Facial & Massage Pamper Package only $79!

Our November special is a real treat. Relax and enjoy a lovely Skin Refining Essential Facial (30 mins) and 30 min back and shoulders massage….designed to help you look and feel fabulous! Includes a sumptuous coconut milk foot soak. Normally $100, only $79 in November Call 6260 6466 to book your treat! Gift vouchers available […] View more

Spring Special – Permanent Hair Removal – Be Hair Free!

Start to your journey towards permanent hair removal with our fantastic Spring Special With every 3 pack of half leg, full leg or Brazilian, enjoy underarms on us – a saving of $154!   Call us on 6260 6466 to book The Beauty Cottage View more

October Special – Silky smooth feet with our Foot Perfecting Ritual

Our October promotion is our delicious foot ritual. A perfect way to relax. 45 minutes of pampering results in silky smooth feet and calves, just in time for the warm weather.  This lovely treatment includes a warmed peptide masque smoothed over feet and calves, a relaxing foot and calf massage, and a hand massage. Only […] View more

Quick Lookup – New Medik8 Product Names

  HAS MY MEDIK8 PRODUCT CHANGED? Medik8 has changed the packaging, added some new products, and made some improvements. See below to find your new match. Click this link to take you directly to your favourite Medik8 Products online!   SKIN AGEING Skin Ageing – Old name Skin Ageing- New name Updates ABC Pack ABC […] View more

New Pamper Packages!

We’ve just released some brand packages which are designed to not only pamper you, but get you some real results! So ladies and gents, time to make some time for yourself and let us look after you! Call us on 6260 6466 to make your booking. View more

September Special – revitalise your skin for only $120

September Spring Special at the Beauty Cottage! Radiant youthful skin awaits you with this lovely combo. Treat yourself to an Essential Facial with LED Light Therapy and enjoy a bonus Vitamin C INFUSION MASK for deep nourishing, healing and protecting your skin. Ideal to get your skin in tip top condition as we move into […] View more

Medik8 has a New Look! New products, new packaging!

      . A new look! Medik8 has improved every element of the brand and we hope you are as delighted as we are with the results! Elegance in packaging, intelligence in updated formulas, and simplicity in skincare rituals. These products are designed to fit into your everyday life while providing effective, lasting results […] View more

August Special! Our Body Perfecting Ritual – 1 1/2 hours of bliss await you

Would you like silky smooth and nourished skin all over?  and to sink into a cocoon of warmth with massage?  Look no further! Our August special is our Body Perfecting Ritual. This blissful body scrub, masque and body wrap gently but thoroughly removes dry skin, nourishes and hydrates, ridding the body of dead skin, revealing […] View more

Taster Package – pick your favourite combo!

TASTER PACKAGE   One hour Hot Stone or Swedish Massage only $100 plus pick 2 or more other treatments at special prices! eg Eyebrow wax $10 Eyebrow Tint $9 Lash Tint $15 30 min Essential Facial $50 60 min Essential Facial $70 15 mins LED therapy $20 Back Polish $45 Foot Perfecting Ritual $60 Back […] View more

And The Winner is…

…Medik8’s Beta Gel! Judged Best skincare product for acne at The Beauty Shortlist Awards ! Now in its 7th year, The Beauty Shortlist Awards is fast becoming the ultimate recognition of creativity and innovation with the skincare industry. Independently judged and free from the influence of sponsored brands, every product is thoroughly tested by a […] View more

Perfect brows and contouring, superstar looks! Welcoming Garbo and Kelly to our salon!

We’re thrilled to be official stockists of the wonderful Garbo and Kelly range. Local Australian brand Garbo & Kelly launched in 2016 with a product lineup and philosophy that focuses on perfect brows, chiselled cheeks and defined lips, and we are loving it!  Easy to use, long lasting, and a really good feel. Visit our full range here Beauty […] View more

Introducing Medik8’s New Physical Sunscreen SPF 30, with anti-ageing benefits

Brand new! Introducing Medik8’s new Physical Sunscreen SPF 30. Rich in natural antioxidants and UV-absorbing substances, Physical Sunscreen helps minimise premature skin ageing. UVA plays a key role in ageing the skin, therefore Physical Sunscreen is hugely important in keeping skin’s youthful appearance. View more

Did You See Channel 7’s report on DNA Repair Enzymes ?

Doctors have welcomed a new breed of skincare which attack the ageing process from a whole new direction – the DNA breakthrough winding back the clock for sun damage and wrinkles!  View the Report Here Please contact us if you would like to learn more about the wonderful DNA Renewal range with DNA Repair Enzyme.   […] View more

Teenage facials only $49!

A lovely facial designed with the special needs of teenage skin in mind. Recommended for all skin types to work on teenage skin concerns and develop a balanced skin.  This facial includes a teaching component where we educate teenagers how to care for their skin. Only $49! View more

New DNA Renewal Lip Balm – the best lip balm we’ve ever found

Our new DNA Renewal Lip Balm is simply yummy. It hydrates and moisturises, but importantly, it helps reduce sun damage with DNA Repair Enzymes delivered through liposomes to deeply penetrate.  It smells delicious too, and our lips love it.  RRP $19.90.               View more

Introducing Medik8’s Hand Cream with SPF 15 – nourishing and protecting

Our hands are often the first place to show the effects of ageing. Exposed to the environment on a daily basis, our hands consistently fall victim to sun damage and pollution-based aggressors. Our new Hydr8™ B5 Hand Cream SPF 15 combines a rich, nourishing formula while protecting against environmental aggressors with both anti-pollution and a […] View more

Winter, a good time for a hydrating peel

The colder months are a good time for renovating the skin, because the ultraviolet light responsible for sunburn and the appearance of melanomas is weaker. That’s why its also a good time for a peel and for stimulating skin tissue regeneration. After your peel, you will be amazed at the elasticity, brightness and rejuvenated appearance […] View more

New Blemish Control Pads (Alcohol free)

Introducing Medik8’s new blemish control pads – a clarifying daily treatment to improve the appearance of problematic skin, prevent future breakouts and help soothe inflammation. Maximum strength blemish treatment infused on very soft textured cotton pads. Use on individual blemishes or larger breakout areas like the neck, the back and the back of the arms. View more

Spotlight on Medik8’s r-Retinoate – Youth Activating Cream

A true breakthrough in anti-ageing skincare! We’re seeing amazing results from Medik8’s r-Retinoate. Fine lines and wrinkles are visibly softened, pigmentation visually reduced and the appearance of overall skin surface uniformity is restored. Skin looks clearer, brighter, revitalised; ultimately more youthful. With continued use, improvements become even more remarkable over time. View more

Spotlight on FireWall – antioxidant to protect your skin

Did you know antioxidants help protect the skin by preventing free radical damage? That’s why we love Medik8’s multiple award winning Firewall. This broad spectrum super antioxidant is an all-in-one Protect and Moisturise formula that leaves skin feeling hydrated, fresh and glowing while while helping to protect against damage.  RRP $158. View more

Spotlight on Mesoestetic Anti-Ageing Flash Ampoules – lifting and tightening

If your skin is looking a bit tired and in need of a boost, try Mesoestetic’s Anti-Ageing Flash Ampoules. They have an immediate tensor effect, eliminating signs of fatigue while providing instant hydration and brightness, smoothing fine lines and expression lines. These are really great for special events or just those “blah” days.     View more

Food For Your Skin

It’s not all about what you put on your skin, but also what you put into your body. Here are the tips to get great skin (and also help your waistline). View more

The essential vitamins that will change your skin

While many people have been taking vitamin supplements for years to help maintain a balanced diet, fewer people are aware of the benefits vitamins can provide in the maintenance and improvement of the skin.  View more

8 times more powerful than retinol in tackling lines and wrinkles – Medik8’s new r-Retinoate® Youth Activating Cream is finally here

Did you know Retinol is widely used and proven to be effective in reducing the signs of ageing? r–Retinoate is not only 8 x more effective than Retinol but also has antioxidant protection AND hydration boosting properties. Ideal if you are concerned with sun damage, enlarged pores and lines and deep set wrinkles. View more

Are you worried about lip wrinkles?

Lip wrinkles are lines that etch vertically from the upper or lower lips. These are some of the tell-tale signs of ageing, and most people definitely want them gone! Lip wrinkles are challenging to fix but now there are things we can do to improve them. View more

Antioxidants and Skincare

Increasingly, modern skincare products are formulated with potent active ingredients to work magic on your complexion. Antioxidants are nature’s magic bullets. But why? View more

Do we need sun protection in winter?

The answer is YES! Less than 20 per cent of Australian men and women wear sunscreen in winter. This is despite the highest national rate of skin cancer in the world, despite more than 70 per cent of us with sensitive skin and despite the fact that you can pick the Aussies in any international […] View more

A good skin care routine

Beauty and skin care go hand in hand, especially to help us show at our best with confidence. We all want to have great skin now, but have you considered what happens as we age? Starting good skin habits at a young age will contribute to younger looking skin in our not so young years […] View more

Spotlight on Medik8 Hydr8 Night Eye cream with Retinol – helping combat wrinkles

Medik8’s Hydr8 Night Eye cream is a luxurious eye cream designed especially for use at night. It has been blended with super active Vitamin A (Retinol), an ingredient known for its anti-ageing benefits.t helps to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as providing intense hydration and protection to the delicate skin […] View more

Spotlight on Medik8 Retinol 10TR Serum, for advanced retinol users

  Medik8 Retinol 10TR Serum as featured in the latest issue of Beauty Biz. Our highest strength Vitamin A in a light, fast-absorbing serum for easy, all-over facial application. Please note, your skin needs to be conditioned to retinol by starting with Retinol 3TR then Retinol 6TR.       View more

Does sugar cause wrinkles?

  It’s true! Researchers have found over the years that excess sugar in the bloodstream can encourage a process called “glycation,” which in turn, ages the skin and results in sagging, creping and severely wrinkled skin.  In fact, glycation is widely recognised as one of the major causes of premature ageing,  But the right skin […] View more

Looking after your skin as seasons change

As the seasons change,  so does your skin’s needs! A proper skincare regimen is essential to maintain and improve the health and appearance of your skin. Visit us soon to ensure you are using the correct products!   View more

Hydr8-ing your skin when the weather turns chilly

The colder temperatures and blistery winds can leave your skin dry, flaky and sensitive. As the air becomes cooler, make sure your skin stays hydrated while you try and keep warm. Creams & serums provide a stronger barrier, which means they both reduce water loss from the outside layer of skin and provide hydration at the […] View more

Feature Products – No fuss Medik8 favourites for men

Medik8 is a great range for men because its not highly fragranced and it just gets the job done. Here are some of our favourites for reducing dryness, fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, and dark circles under the eyes. View more

Spotlight on Medik8 CE-Tetra Antioxidant serum

Medik8 CE-Tetra is an ultra-stable vitamin C + E Antioxidant Serum which helps protect the skin from free radicals, minimises pigmentation and assists in preventing premature skin ageing.  A daily must-have.This all-in-one network antioxidant serum helps create a luminous glow to the skin, evens out skin tone and leaves it supple, bright and well hydrated. […] View more

We stock the wonderful Aromabotanical range of Australian natural scented candles & fragrances for body bath & home

Do you get headaches or a blocked nose from the artificial scent used in some candles and room sprays?  No more!  We first came across Aromabotanical a while back when we were searching for something beautiful, natural, and Australian-made to fragrance our home and salon.  This Australian company makes natural scented products for body, bath […] View more

Make-up that conceals everyday skin problems including blemishes, redness, rosacea, acne scarring and even birth marks & tattoos

Have you been looking for makeup that is good for your skin?  That hides a multitude of difficult complaints, including ageing, blemishes & acne, dark circles, pigmentation, discolouration and uneven skin tones, roseacea, birth marks, even tattoos! And is even water resistant, providing long lasting wear? Look no further than our Lycogel Camouflage Makeup! View more

Extract of ‘Tiger Grass’ is just one of the amazing ingredients in Lycogel camouflage makeup

Extract of ‘Tiger Grass’ is just one of the amazing ingredients in Lycogel Camouflage makeup Extracts of Centella Asiatica or ‘Tiger Grass’ have been used for about 30 years to accelerate healing, prevent inflammation. It also helps restore tissue firmness and skin elasticity, prevents excessive scar formation and strengthens veins and capillaries. How’s that for […] View more