The Oasis Girl Blog

Sticking Your Neck Out

The writer Nora Ephron said it best when she wrote a book about ageing called “I Feel Bad About My Neck”. Many women start to notice signs of ageing on their neck.

Five Myths About Skincare

Our dermatology nurse, Susan, has been in the skin business for 27 years. And she's heard a few quirky ideas about skincare in her time. We got her to share some of them with us.

Guest Blog: Skin Health and Sun Protection

GP and skin cancer management specialist, Dr Sonja Bodley, shares her views on sun protection and the importance of looking after your skin.

Pores For Thought

"I've got big pores" is a surprisingly common complaint when it comes to skin. But do pores really come in different sizes? Why? And what can you do about it?

Six Tips for Heavenly Hands

We spend time and effort on our skincare but so often forget our hard-working hands. Follow our six tips to keep them looking smooth and lovely.

Reading Labels: SLS - So What Is That Exactly?

What is sodium lauryl sulphate, otherwise known as SLS? Is it good, bad or indifferent? And why do you find it in skincare products? We bring you the lowdown on this common skincare and cosmetic ingredient.

The Ultimate Guide to Combination Skin

What does 'combination skin' really mean? And if you have combination skin what sort of skincare regime should you be following? Our Cosmetic Nurse, Susan has all the answers.

The Ultimate Guide to Oily Skin

Oily skin can be a real problem for some of us. So why do you get it and how can you manage it? We give you the lowdown.

Secrets From Oasis Cottage - Ways To Use Our Products

Many Oasis products are multi-purpose, so you can simplify your skincare regime and have more space in your bathroom cabinet. Here's a few of our top tips for making the most of your Oasis skincare.

Reading Labels: Alcohol

Occasionally we have a little drink at Oasis Cottage - some of us like wine and some like beer...because not all alcohol is created equal. And that's true when it comes to alcohol in skincare too. Here's what you need to know.

Squeaky Clean Faces - Cleansing 101

Does cleansing really matter? Should we cleanse once or twice a day?  Will cleansing allow the skin to breathe?  Will cleansing make us look younger? If I don’t cleanse will I get acne? 

Sunscreen Myth Buster

Our resident skin guru Susan believes in straight talking. So when we saw a recent survey by Australia’s Cancer Council’s National Sun Protection that  gives all sorts of reasons why people don't wear sunscreen, well, we wanted to know what Susan thought about that.