With over 23yrs experience in the professional health and skincare industry, Fiona Tuck is a known industry expert. Fiona has well rounded industry experience with a variety of well known brands such as Clinique, Chanel, Jurlique, Clarins, Decleor, Guinot, Dermalogica, Cosmedix and Skinstitut. Fiona regularly quotes and writes articles for industry and fashion magazines and has been a 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 beauty and body therapy, natural therapies, skin needling, bio chemistry, advanced chemical peeling and IPL/Laser treatments. Fiona is also currently completing an advanced diploma in nutritional medicine.
Her love for skincare and ingredient technology has led Fiona to become Managing Director of Skinstitut Australia. Fiona works closely with some of Australia’s leading cosmetic pharmacists and is actively involved in research and development of new product formulations. Fiona is passionate about the skin and believes high quality skincare should come without the expensive price tag.
Skinstitut is founded on the belief that serious, high-end skincare should be accessible to everyone. For this reason, Skinstitut offers the most cost effective, cosmeceutical range using top-quality, potent and cutting-edge ingredients from all over the world.
Please contact Fiona for latest industry information and expert quotes on skincare, ingredient technology and nutrition.
Blog entries by Fiona Tuck
- Hyperpigmentation and Aging Skin
One of the major concerns women have is hyperpigmentation. To treat this condition, you need to understand the contributing factors, causes, and triggers
- Myth: Wonder Women & the Miracle Cream
Women are always in pursuit of a “miracle” product to give them glowing, radiant skin and reduce wrinkles and fine lines. The truth is: there is no such product
- Retinol to slow skin aging
Retinol is a topical retinoid from the vitamin A family which has powerful therapeutic potential in the management of aging skin.
- 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 supple with each shedding. However, the skin requires assistance to facilitate the process, which is achieved through exfoliation. Simply put, exfoliation
- 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 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 be able to stop the process of aging – in fact, we should embrace it as an opportunity for growth – but
- Retinoic acid (tretinoin), skin & aging
What is Retinoic acid or Tretinoin? Tretinoin is the acid form of vitamin A and is also known as all-trans retinoic acid or ATRA. It is a prescription drug commonly used to treat acne and aging skin. It is available as a cream or gel (brand names Aberela, Airol, Renova, Atralin, Retin-A, Avita, or Stieva-A).
- Cosmetics vs. Cosmeceuticals vs. Cosmedicals
When it comes to skin products, we are bombarded with many claims and promises. Is it possible that something from a supermarket can really deliver the same results as a product in a skin clinic? Is there an almost identical match between key ingredients and chemical formulations between products sold in a department store, supermarket,