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HEAL THY SKIN PODCAST 

If you have a skin interest, skin trauma or skin disease this podcast is dedicated to you!

The Heal Thy Skin Podcast

A podcast by Dermhealth.co

Dishing up #skinpowerment every week.

We sharing skin stories from patients and leading practitioners. Our mission is to empower you on your skin health journey so you can face the world faster. 

We share topics on scarring, post operative recovery, lymphoedema, breast cancer, acne, nutrition, rosacea, skin cancer and skin health.

Whether you have a skin interest, skin trauma or skin condition this podcast is dedicated to you.

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64: Sepsis Awareness Month with Caitlin Alsop

If you were told that there is a silent killer in Australia that takes the lives of up to half the people who get it each year—more than 5000 people—would you know what it is? If you were told that it can strike anyone of any age and kills more people than prostate...

63: Skincare 101 with Ross Macdougald, Founder of Biologi

Whether you read it on the internet, heard it from a friend, or had it passed down from generation to generation, chances are you are clinging to at least one bad piece of skincare advice. Because the beauty industry relies so heavily on word of mouth and...

Healing Breast Cancer with Kathryn Elliott, breast cancer warrior

Maybe you've had someone in your life who went through breast cancer. Maybe you've seen characters go through breast cancer treatment on TV shows or maybe you've had it yourself.  But there’s so much that a person may not really understand about breast cancer—despite...

58: Colourism and The Politics of Beauty with Zinnia Kumar

Beauty and Fashion Industry is more diverse than ever. But is it diverse enough? In an era of makeup collections with 40 foundation colours and more spokesmodels of colour than ever before, diversity at the beauty counter would seem to be accepted, even celebrated....

57: Lasers with Dr Davin Lim

The word laser is an acronym for light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation. Laser technology is constantly evolving and progressing. Lasers have become an important part of the dermatologist’s arsenal for the treatment of skin diseases. As such,...

54: An Acne Journey with Emily Bolen

For many people who have acne, it affects more than their appearance.  Acne can have profound social and psychological effects. These are not necessarily related to its clinical severity. Even mild acne can be significantly disabling. Acne can affect people of all...

51: Happiness, Well-being and Motivation: A Special Series

What is happiness? It seems like an odd question, but is it? Do you know how to define happiness? Do you think happiness is the same thing to you as it is to others? What’s the point of it all? Does it even make a difference in our lives? Most of us probably don’t...

50: Children’s Skin: All you need to know with Dr Nelu Simonsz

Atopic eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is the most common form of eczema. It mainly affects children, but can also affect adults. Children are prone to rashes and other skin problems. There is no one “right” treatment for eczema in children. What works for...

47: Topical Skincare 101 with Dr Michele Squire of QR8

Skincare professionals and consumers alike are bombarded daily with tons of information about skincare, skin science and skin health from the media, manufacturers and an ever-increasing number of skin practitioners, all attempting to justify that what they profess and...

46: SIBO and Rosacea with Kirsty Taylor of The Nourishing Way

SIBO is an overgrowth of either pathogenic or beneficial bacteria in the small intestine. In the presence of this overgrowth of bacterial the small intestine no longer can function properly to digest and absorb food which leads to multiple nutrient deficiencies (and...

44: A Story of Losing Sight and Gaining Vision with Jess Van Zeil

In this week's podcast episode, Marni will be speaking with Jess Van Zeil,  an eye-patch wearing, 26-year-old business owner, best-selling author and resilience expert. Jess had lost her eye at the age of 22 due to an extremely rare form of cancer- conjunctival ocular...

43: Pressure Injuries with Lisa Cox

A pressure injury is defined as “localised damage to the skin and/or underlying soft tissue usually over a bony prominence or related to medical or other devices. Pressure wounds are caused by pressure against the skin that limits blood flow to the skin. Limited...

36: Debunking Skincare Myths with Lab Muffin Beauty Science

The skin is the body's largest organ. When healthy, its layers work hard to protect us. But when it's compromised, the skin's ability to work as an effective barrier is impaired. We have then to improve skin health to support it and maintain its protective role. There...

32: 28 years, 4 children and stage 3 melanoma with Amanda Keck

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer and grows very quickly if left untreated. In this podcast episode, Marni will be speaking with a Melanoma Survivor, Amanda Keck. Amanda began going through the hurdles and treatment of stage 3 melanoma, just one month...

31: A special episode with Marnina Diprose, Dermhealth.co founder

Interviewer turned interviewee: A special episode with Marnina Diprose. In this special episode Marnina is interviewed by Alex.  She unpacks: The common misconceptions about skin health The reasons Dermhealth.co was started Who the platform is for What the term,...

30: Appearance Activism with Carly Findlay

Inclusion involves more than simply encouraging people; it requires making sure that adequate policies and practices are in effect in a community or organisation. It means understanding the relationship between the way people function and how they participate in...

29: Game on Mole with Melanoma Institute Australia

Skin cancer holds the unfortunate distinction of being the world’s most common cancer. You might already know that catching cancer early means a more favourable prognosis. But it can be difficult to comprehend just how big a difference early detection makes with...

28: All About Scarring with Angela Thynne of Scar Care

What many people don’t realize is the physiological impact that scars can have on their bodies — whether it's a minor scar from falling as a child, a high-school football injury, burn, or a C-section scar. While not every scar presents a problem, many do. If your body...

26: SPF Myth Busting with Rachel McAdam of La Roche-Posay

It's a skincare product that works immediately and continues to keep your skin healthy, safe, and youthful for years to come. But for one head-scratching reason or another, most of you don’t wear it all year long. What do you think it is? Yes, we're talking about...

22: Areola Tattooing Following Breast Cancer with Aleisha Gannon

The areola is part of the human breast and plays a key role in the aesthetic look of a breast. Since a woman’s self-image can depend on the appearance of her breasts, a missing areola can be psychologically devastating. A woman can survive breast cancer after...

21: The wild west of plastic surgery practices with Nicole Montgomery

Hosted by dermhealth.co welcome to the Heal Thy Skin Podcast, I’m Marni, your host and today I am speaking with Nicole, founder of Trusted Surgeons. Trusted Surgeons founder, Nicole Montgomery, has been a cosmetic and plastic surgery registered nurse for over 8 years....

20: Innovations in Healthcare Technology with Peter Birch

Medical technology is a broad field where innovation plays a crucial role in sustaining health. In today’s world, technology plays an important role in every industry as well as in our personal lives. Out of all of the industries that technology plays a crucial role...

19: Advocating Dappled Darlings with Erika Page

About 1% of the world’s population (50 million) people has vitiligo. In the United States, 2 to 5 million people have the condition. Many people develop vitiligo in their twenties, but it can occur at any age. The condition affects all races and both sexes equally. In...

17: Living with Psoriasis; Stephanie Shepherd

For the first time on Heal Thy Skin Podcast, we will be listening to a person's first-hand experience in living with Psoriasis. Psoriasis is a common skin condition that speeds up the life cycle of skin cells. It's a chronic disease that often comes and goes. It...

16: The Truths About Vitiligo with Dr. Adrian Mar

Vitiligo is a disease in which the pigment cells of the skin, skin fading, melanocytes, are destroyed in certain areas. Vitiligo usually begins with a few small white patches that may gradually spread to large areas of the body, also affecting the hair follicles, hair...

2: The Effects of Inflammation on the Skin with Jennifer Byrne

 Most people always think of inflammation as something that we can always see. Thus, we often intervene it with medications and not allow our body to work its unique healing capacity. Do you know that inflammation can also be caused by psychological stress? Do you...

1: How Nutritional Needs Change During Healing with Fiona Tuck

 Welcome to series 2 of the Heal Thy Skin Podcast, I’m Marni, your host and today I am speaking with Fiona Tuck, Nutritional Medicine Practitioner, and founder of Vita-sol. Fiona Tuck has over 25 years of experience in the skincare and wellness industry and is known...

8: Know your ABC’s of UV with Sam Sheehan of Suncayr Australia

Studies have shown that consumers are not using enough sunscreen, with an avg of people using only 25% of the sunscreen that they should be. We need two teaspoons worth of sunscreen for your head, shoulders, and neck, and two tablespoons worth for the rest of your...

10: Is it a Food Intolerance or Skin Condition with Vicky Tsoleridis

Food intolerance's and food allergies are at an all time high, today we are discussing the difference between a food intolerance and food allergy and the how and why it may manifest on the skin. Welcome to episode number 10 of the Heal Thy Skin Podcast, I’m Marni,...

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