Skin Blog - When Face Masks Irritate Your Skin name

Skin Blog - When Face Masks Irritate Your Skin

Whether you use a home-made face mask or a surgical face mask, skin irritation from wearing these is a common issue as we navigate ‘the new normal’. Here are 5 skincare solutions to help:   1. Wash your skin with a gentle cleanser Face masks can be a breeding...

Read More
Dr Cat's News Update May 2020 name

Dr Cat's News Update May 2020

We are excited to see your beautiful face again in Level 2, and maybe even (hopefully soon) Level 1 🤞   In Level 2 our rosters will be quite different to normal, as we accommodate new ‘work bubbles’. For this period, however long it lasts, each clinician will be...

Read More
Dr Cat's News Update - March 2020 name

Dr Cat's News Update - March 2020

  Last Friday I had surgery to remove the two adjacent breast cancer lumps and the first few lymph nodes in my armpit (called a Sentinel Node Biopsy, it checks whether there is any cancer in my lymph nodes).   The surgery went well, with my incredible surgeon Erica...

Read More
Progressive not aggressive name

Progressive not aggressive

The most positive, long-term changes in the skin come from feeding it with good, topical nutrition. By contrast, treatments that force the skin into repair through trauma without nutritional support will at its worst have a negative outcome and at best have a very short-term effect. Many...

Read More
Dr Cat's News Update - February 2020 name

Dr Cat's News Update - February 2020

I received some pretty shocking news last week that kind of threw me for a bit.   I’ve had a lump in my left breast for about two and a half years, which a biopsy in November 2017 showed as just hyperplasia (overgrowth of tissue).   In the last 3-5 months it...

Read More
Lauren's Ultimate Guide to Safe Sun & Great Skin name

Lauren's Ultimate Guide to Safe Sun & Great Skin

As we enjoy our beautiful summer, it’s important to remember to keep safe. New Zealand has the highest skin cancer rate in the world due to our elevated levels of UV.  Following a healthy sun exposure protocol is imperative and regular mole checks are recommended. At The Face Place we...

Read More
Topping Up the Tan - How Pigmentation is Formed name

Topping Up the Tan - How Pigmentation is Formed

So, you’re looking forward to getting some rays this summer and working on your tan? Before you make the decision to tan, you might want to consider the consequences.   A tan is a defence response, your skin is desperately trying to protect itself. Repeated sun exposure...

Read More
Dr Cat's News Update - January 2020 name

Dr Cat's News Update - January 2020

Welcome to the first newsletter of 2020! It’s the start of a new decade, and the opportunity to celebrate how far we’ve come in the last year, ten years, and almost 20 years! If you haven’t done so already, I hope you take the time to reflect and celebrate your challenges,...

Read More
Dr Cat's News Update - December 2019 name

Dr Cat's News Update - December 2019

Wow, the final stretch to Xmas, it’s hard to believe another year has gone by so quickly!   November was another incredibly busy month, not only in both clinics but also with ongoing training, conferences, photoshoot and a wonderful new team member!  ...

Read More
Dr Cat's Top 5 from Aesthetics 2019  name

Dr Cat's Top 5 from Aesthetics 2019

On the 8th-10th of November Dr Catherine Stone and our Face Place team attended the Aesthetics 2019 conference in Sydney. The inaugural aesthetic conference aims to promote the ‘Best and Safe’ standard of facial injectables care and the latest in non-surgical therapies with a...

Read More
Banning Instagram plastic surgery filters - Dr Cat's take name

Banning Instagram plastic surgery filters - Dr Cat's take

We are celebrating the recent move by Instagram to ban plastic surgery filters such as Plastica and FixMe, which created exaggerated features, unrealistically smoothed out skin, and even bruising emulating cosmetic surgery.   Not only do these filters glorify cosmetic procedures...

Read More
Dr Cat's News Update - November 2019 name

Dr Cat's News Update - November 2019

Wow, it’s hard to believe November is upon us already, and that it has been a year since we opened the Takapuna clinic! It’s been an incredible year of growth at Takapuna, and we are delighted to introduce our new medical skin therapist Raechel, who will be mainly based at the...

Read More
Opening Hours
Monday 9am – 5.30pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am - 6.30pm
Friday 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday 10am - 4.00pm