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Aveda skincare Questions and Answers at

January 28, 2011
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Head to Toe Shop are constantly looking to bring new information to inform and guide customers on the best approach to haircare and skincare. With the close association Head to Toe Shop has with many of the world’s leading hair and skincare brands we are able to get to the heart of these companies and ask key people key questions.

At a recent questions and answers session Helga Heffner, Aveda’s global skincare educator gave her thoughts and views on some key skincare questions, so we thought we would bring them to you.

What causes signs of premature skin aging?

Stressors such as UV radiation, smoke, pollution, humidity changes and chronic stress attack your skin daily. These stressors are the sparks that form free radicals, helping cause a destructive chain of reactions that result in premature signs of aging in skin-loss of firmness; lines and wrinkles; and loss of vitality and radiance.

Does the new Green Science? lifting system target a specific age range?

Green Science™ is for women and men who want to look their best at every age-particularly those concerned with addressing the signs of aging and premature aging-such as sagging skin and the appearance of lines and wrinkles. To find out which Aveda skin care regimen is best for you, view all of our Green Science™ products (at

I’m an adult but I still suffer from occasional spots. What can I do to help control my breakouts?

Aveda has created Outer Peace™ Blemish Relief—a four-step daily system that has a 92% success rate in just four weeks. The daily regimen treats current blemishes, and helps stop new breakouts. The system also offers a specialized weekly treatment-Outer Peace™ Cooling Masque—to reduce visible redness and irritation associated with blemished skin.

My skin is very sensitive to certain aromas and harsh chemicals.
What products can I try to use daily that won’t aggravate my delicate?

Our All-Sensitive™ skin care line was formulated to specifically treat sensitive skin on a daily basis. The aroma-free formulas are blended with soothing botanicals-including ten Ayurvedic herbs-to cleanse and moisturise easily-irritated skin.

What if I have skin care concerns that at-home products can’t address?

Our Aveda professional skin care services can determine the condition of your skin, an Aveda professional will ask you to complete an Elemental Nature™ questionnaire. Based on your answers, an Aveda esthetician will customise your facial accordingly.

Can my diet help prevent premature aging of the skin?

-You can make a lot of improvements in your overall state of health and well-being by making healthy lifestyle choices. Here are some simple guidelines to follow:

-Consume a wide variety of whole grains, fresh or frozen vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds, greens and beans.

-Eat foods high in omega-3 fatty acids, low in processed ingredients and hydrogenated vegetable oils.

-Drink plenty of water? half your body weight in ounces per day.

-Do not eat foods containing hydrogenated oils. Limit all fried foods, saturated fats, refined oils and processed foods.

-Eat fruits and vegetables that are high in anti-oxidants. These foods are highly colorful. Think of red, ripe tomatoes, broccoli, carrots and eggplant.

-Eat organic food whenever possible. This will ensure higher quality foods, and less contamination with additives, dyes, chemicals, pesticides and antibiotics.

-Learn relaxation techniques or calming skills to help minimize the effects of stress.

-Limit exposure in the sun. are authorised retailers of many of the worlds leading hair and skincare brands, offering salon quality products at discounted prices, delivered direct to your door. Brands available include Aveda, Elemis, Kerastase, Moroccan Oil, Paul Mitchell, KMS, Matis, GHD, Cloud Nine, Jessica Nails, St Tropez, Fake Bake and many more.



Aveda Christmas gift packs and HEAD to TOE Shop support Hope for Women.

October 29, 2010

Aveda Christmas Gift packs have been launched, and this year Aveda are working with Hope for Women to help make a difference. Aveda have always been a socially responsible organisation committed to providing sustainable employment for economically disadvantaged women. Some of this year’s gift packs bring premium quality fair trade products created by women artisans in Columbia to the mainstream market.

Aveda’s primary mission is to empower the women to take control of their lives and futures. Every woman is paid a fair, livable wage under safe and healthy working conditions.

The Aveda gift packs are available now from, and HEAD to TOE Shop are proud to be supporting the work that Aveda are doing in partnership with Hope for Women. The packs include; Pure Serenity, a Shampure range pack, Energise Your Soul from the energizing range, Destined for Smoothness, Ritual of Relief, Conserve Vibrancy from the Color Conserve range, Source of Replenishment from the Dry Remedy range and Ritual of Repair from the Damage Remedy range. Stocks are limited on these gift packs so order early to be sure you get yours.