Brain Awareness Week , March 13-19

Brain Awareness Week , March 13-19

Health Weeks


Brain Awareness Week is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Every March, Brain Awareness Week unites the efforts of partner organizations worldwide in a celebration of the brain for people of all ages.

Special offer on TBX brushes!

Special offer on TBX brushes!


We are excited to announce that we now stock TBX (The Beauty Exchange) brushes! To celebrate we are also offering a FREE cosmetic purse when you spend $25 or more on TXB.

*Offer valid for a limited time only! T’s & C’s apply, see in store for details.

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Health & Wellness

Glaucoma is an eye disease that can cause vision loss and is potentially blinding. It runs in families. If someone in your family has glaucoma, you are up to 10 times more likely to develop glaucoma. You probably have never noticed or even thought about glaucoma, as it is rarely discussed. In Australia, approximately 300,000 people have glaucoma. However, about half of these people don’t even know they have it. Generally, there is no pain associated with glaucoma, and the loss of sight is gradual. Peripheral vision (side vision) is usually affected first, and many people don’t even notice it’s gone.

1496_GlaucomaIn glaucoma, the optic nerve, located at the back of the eye, is damaged. This may happen if the pressure in the eye increases. Fluid in the eye should drain away, lowering eye pressure. But in glaucoma, the fluid doesn’t drain away properly, slowly destroying the optic nerve, which eventually leads to blindness. The optic nerve can also become damaged by certain medicines, such as steroids, and some medical conditions, such as diabetes and high blood pressure. Read More >

Kiana Beauty shares their tips on making someone smile

Kiana Beauty shares their tips on making someone smile

Kiana Beauty Blog

How is it March already, I hear you say? This year is travelling at lightning speed.

We’re all digitally hyper-connected and the lines between home and work are blurred. More than ever, we need to make a conscious effort to be present in the moment and have real connections with our loved ones.

One of the most powerful connections we can have with our loved ones is to make them smile. Stav, fragrance lover and Co-Director of Kiana Beauty was asked by Bupa Dental for tips on how a signature fragrance can make someone smile.

An alluring scent turns heads, starts conversations and makes people smile.


Shay and Blue London’s Sicilian Limes Natural Spray Fragrance does just this, making it a firm favourite of mine.

A spray of this fragrance evokes wonderful memories of an amazing Italian holiday.

An energising burst of lime with a hint of pine and rosemary transports me (and my husband, when he smells it on me) back to the excitement and wonder of Italy.

This makes us smile.

Shay and Blue Sicilian Limes

Shay and Blue London are a boutique perfumery with a commitment to the traditional craft of creating perfumes. Their artisans work with real flowers, fruits and spices, resulting in unique and richly decadent scents.

Want to read more? You can view our article on the Bupa Australia Health website.