Dr John Arbuckle

Anti-ageing and cosmetic doctor

Andrew R. Christie

Described by 9 to 5 magazine as the “master of make up”; beautyheaven.com as the “international make-up extraordinaire” and Jetstar Magazine as “THE Beauty Expert”; Andrew Christie is a cosmetics industry specialist with over 15 years professional experience.

A paramedically qualified skin therapist, film and editorially trained make-up and hair artist, Andrew’s creative work has graced the catwalks for many Australian designers including Camilla and Marc and Allanah Hill, appeared in written media including Marie Claire and Vybe magazines and on stage and screen including the cult indy film “The Coven”. Andrew has also made regular appearances as an industry commentator on Channel 9 and Foxtel’s Lifestyle Channel. TV celebrities including Catriona Rowntree and Naomi Robson and supermodel Shoona Stanes have relied both on Andrew’s expert make-up hands and intricate skin maintenance knowledge.

Andrew has worked as a skin expert for over 30 leading international brands including his own range.

Andrew is currently the co-Managing Director of Skinstitut Australia.

Blog entries by Andrew Christie

  • Caloric restriction slows aging

    Using caloric restriction to slow the aging process

    Aging is an inevitable part of life and each year there are thousands of products that claim “anti-aging” effects. While there are num..Read more

    Aging is an inevitable part of life and there are thousands of products claiming “anti-aging” effects. Research suggests caloric restriction will slow aging

  • The best carbohydrates

    Why are carbs important?

    What are the best carbohydrates to include in our diet to improve our health and slow aging?..Read more

    What are the best carbohydrates to include in our diet to improve our health and slow aging? We explain in this post and look at the importance of carbs.

  • Phytochemicals and aging

    Follow the rainbow

    All plant products (fruit, vegetables, nuts, grains, legumes and seeds) contain a number of chemicals, called phytochemicals, some of..Read more

    Plant products contain a number of phytochemicals that can improve health and aging. Here we explain types of phytochemicals and their benefits.

  • Cut calories for healthy aging

    Excess calories take their toll

    There are five steps you can take to cut calories for healthy aging. Here we explain ..Read more

    There are five steps you can take to cut calories for healthy aging. Here we explain what they are and why this is so important.

  • Fresh food for healthy aging

    A healthy diet means eating more fresh food

    If we follow a diet full of fresh food, we will have a longer and healthi..Read more

    If we follow a diet full of fresh food, we will have a longer and healthier life. Here we explain why this is, and some simple tips for going organic.

  • Post-menopausal weight loss

    Post-menopausal weight loss - is it possible?

    Post-menopausal weight loss is possible, but short-term interventions are likely to be ineffective and you should focus on lon..Read more

    Post-menopausal weight loss is possible, but you should focus on long-term interventions to achieve success, according to a study.


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Dr John Flynn

Foundation Fellow Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery, QLD
Cosmedic

Dr Kathy Gallagher
Shine Clinic

Dr Peter Muzikants MB, BS

Specialising in laser and cosmetic dermatologic procedures
ADA Cosmetic

Fiona Tuck

Fiona Tuck has over 20yrs in the professional skincare industry and is a well known industry expert. Her experience ranges from clinic owner, training and assessing, international training manager for the Dermal Institute and paramedical skin treatment training for the medical profession. Fiona regularly quotes and writes articles for industry and fashion magazines and has been an industry keynote speaker around the world including countries such as Japan, China, Hong Kong, Europe, England and the USA.

Fiona holds a variety of qualifications ranging from skin therapy, natural therapies, nutritional medicine, bio chemistry, advanced chemical peeling and IPL/Laser accreditation. Fiona’s love for skincare and ingredient technology has led Fiona to become a co-owner of Skinstitut Australia.

Blog entries by Fiona Tuck

  • Selecting the best exfoliant for aging skin

    The shedding of dead cells on the skin's outermost surface is a normal process that results in the younger cells underneath the surface.  In the process, the skin looks and feels soft, smooth and sup..Read more

    The shedding of dead cells on the skin's outermost surface is a normal process that results in the younger cells underneath the surface.

  • Moisturizer selection for aging skin

      Skin care products abound in the market from cleansers like washes and scrubs to moisturizers for the face and body.  It is probably moisturizers that garner the most attention since these ..Read more

    Skin care products abound in the market from cleansers like washes and scrubs to moisturizers for the face and body.  It is probably moisturizers that garner the most attention since these skin care products have the potential to restore moisture to the skin and, in the process, make way for suppler, softer and smoother skin.

  • Vitamin C, skin & aging

    Amongst all the numerous kinds of vitamins available from food and supplement sources, it is Vitamin C that garners the most attention with its anti-aging function as the most attractive. We may not b..Read more

    Amongst all the numerous kinds of vitamins available from food and supplement sources, it is Vitamin C that garners the most attention with its anti-aging function as the most attractive.


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Dr Bruce Williamson
Balgowlah Skin Cancer Clinic