There’s something about growing up in the subtropical Queensland climate, next to some of Australia’s most golden beaches. It’s certainly hot and humid, but the sea air permeates the stickiness, while the sunshine purifies. Even though we had to lather on the Sun Protection Factor, my skin always had this effortless lustrous clarity to it. I never even had to think about it.
When I moved to Melbourne in 2002, cold weather, intense training, chlorine and the general stresses of living in a big city all made it difficult to keep that beach glow going. What had been a natural part of my lifestyle became something I actually had to think about and make a conscious effort to maintain. Heaven forbid, I know. Ignorance was bliss.
Upon reflection there were certain elements of my lifestyle that worked for me and the more I talk to other glowing faces about it, the more I am convinced of this recipe for perfect skin.Read More›