MECCA Talks Winter Skin, with Lucy Shaw and Anthia Koullouros

Welcome back to MECCA Talks, your access all areas pass to the beauty, business, and lifestyle experts we call our community.

In today’s episode…

Zara is taking us back in time for a history lesson on the origins of moisturiser (and we learn that women in Ancient Rome sought after a ‘super-ingredient’ of crocodile excrement).

MECCA education manager for skincare Lucy Shaw gives us her top tips for keeping your skin glowing and hydrated (not dull and dry!) in the treachery of winter. 

And, acclaimed naturopath Anthia Koullouros (BHSC ND DBM DH MATMS) explains what happens to our wellbeing in winter, and what we can do to protect our immunity, energy levels, and skin. Turns out, hibernation is a thing.


Products mentioned:

Glow Recipe Avocado Melt Retinol Sleeping Mask

Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado

Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair

Tatcha Dewy Skin Cream

Chantecaille Vital Essence

Cosmetics 27 Baume 27

sans [ceuticals] Activator 7 Body + Hair + Face Oil


More on winter skin…

The winter skin survival guide: a solution for every complexion concern

What does stronger skin mean, anyway? And why does it matter?

Should you be updating your cleanser for winter? (Yes—here’s why)


With diplomas in botanical medicine, naturopathy, homeopathy, and a degree in health science, Anthia Koullouros is a qualified practitioner with 25 years of clinical experience, and one of the pre-eminent naturopathic experts in Australia. For assistance with stress relief, sleep health, skin conditions, digestion, and hormonal imbalance, book a consult with Anthia at our Sydney flagship service suites here, or virtually, here.

Hosts: Kate Blythe, Zara Wong

Guests: Lucy Shaw, Anthia Koullouros

Producers: Kerri Gordon, Michael Liberale


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