BONUS | Skin at Every Age with Terri Vinson

In this special bonus Ask An Expert episode I’m joined by cosmetic chemist, author and founder of Synergie Skin, Terri Vinson. Terri Vinson has decades of experience in skin science and has sat at the helm of Synergie Skin since its launch in 2005. Terri completed her Bachelor of Science, specialising in Immunology and Microbiology, at Monash University, and has obtained additional post graduate qualifications in both Formulating Chemistry and Biology & Secondary School Science. In this conversation, I ask Terri your questions on the stages of skin- the specific changes our skin goes through in each phase of our life, how to meet our skin’s needs during each of those stages, and what a healthy skincare routine looks like at every age. 


In the name of transparency this episode is sponsored by Synergie Skin, however this conversation is not, at all, about pushing products onto you. Terri’s background is, of course, in chemistry and biological science and her passion really lies within skin education, so the goal here isn’t product placement- as per all of our bonus episodes, it’s about giving you the objective information you need in order to make informed decisions around your skincare. 

In this episode, we’ve taken the questions YOU submitted on the stages of skin and passed them on to Terri- from how early is too early to start using retinol and why we associate acne with our teen years, through to why so many of us are still experiencing acne as adults and whether or not there’s a topical solution for wrinkles and a loss of elasticity. 

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