7 signs of skin distress 

7 signs of skin distress

1. You've lost the 'bounce'. 

Visually your skin looks great, you have an even complexion and over all skin tone, but to touch your skin feels sullen and moves around without 'snapping' back into place.

Culprit: Elastin & Collage 

Treat it With: 

 DMEA.ea:  This bio-active compound has  been scientifically proven to increase muscle tone below the surface of the skin. Translation: Regular use will improve the landscape of the face by improving the tone of muscle and thereby lifting facial features. DMEA.ea can be found in Anti-Age Serum. 

Combine it for greater results  

Home Kit: A customised Face Map to focus on lift and defining facial features - like the cheek bones and jaw line.


2. Breaking out.

Breakouts are related to a number of causes; hormonal, diet, stress, or topical variables like products & environmental toxins  

Treat it with: 

We can ensure our skin is able to fight free radicals with a diet rich in phytonutrients, low caffeine, and plenty of H2O. Understanding facial zones helps us diagnose the cause of breakouts.   

  • Forehead: small intestine & bladder

  • Temples: Liver

  • Cheeks: Stomach 

  • Chin, jaw and neck: hormonal, gynaecological 

An acupuncturist, or Naturopath can help reduce the frequency and severity of skin breakouts by treating the cause of the problem. 


Apply a serum combination of anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial compounds like bearberry extract, Comfrey extract, and pomegranate extract. Featured ingredients can be found in QI beauty Fade Serum 


"Bearberry, found in Qi beauty Fade Serum, is a natural hypo-pigmenting component that studies reveal naturally even skin tone." 

3. Premature Fine Lines 

Tired, distressed skin will show signs of premature aging around the eyes and lips before other areas. 


The skin around the eyes is 10x thinner than the rest of the face, so if you are tired it will show here first. 

Treat it with:

Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-5 is a synthetic peptide comprised of four amino acids that is used to suppress the production of excess interleukins, the chemical messengers which trigger the body’s acute inflammatory response. Excess interleukins can lead to glycation damage, or the process by which glucose links with proteins and causes them to bind together, stiffening tissue (coarse skin folds).

Qi beauty Eye Serum: Featuring Goto Kola Organic, Green Tea extract, Roasted green coffee beans, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-5

Oil extracted from roasted and green coffee beans work with active Gotu Kola Organic to strengthen underlying tissue. GoTu Kola organic is both a toner and antioxidant, it works to repair and strengthen skin.

Horsetail extract strengthens skin and mends the severity, size and appearance of damage. Fine lines, wrinkles, large pores and scars.

4. Red & Irritated skin

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An imbalance in skin flora can contribute to skin redness, irritation, inflammatory skin conditions, breakouts and rash-like breakouts. It can also cause skin to become hyper-sensitive to products and environmental toxins.

Treat it with

The Qi beauty Facial Treatment

A vaso normative and skin restorative Facial Treatment to reduce the appearance of red skin, and normalise the skin pH. 

5. Puffy Eyes and Face

Causes: Allergens, environmental toxins and contaminants, congested lymphatics, genetics, 

Treat it with:

An Excess of fluid can be 'drained' via natural lymphatic pathways down the neck; follow the Qi beauty Detox Face Map to naturally reduce the appearance and sensation of puffy eyes, face and heavy jowls.  

6. Deep Wrinkles 

The Loss of collagen as we age is due to the inability for skin to recover as it did when we were younger. We naturally produce less collagen and skin finds it harder to repair overnight as it used to. 

Treat It DIY

You can help your skin recover with a combination treatment ritual that targets all the signs of ageing; and works both topically and below the surface. 

 DIY Home Kit + Anti-Age Serum + Qi beauty Facial Treatment 

To naturally improve the health of skin and increase the potential for skin recovery, use the Qi beauty Home Kit to give skin the energy it needs to recover.   


7. A weak lip line 

Strengthening the lip line for a more defined lip and more full appearance can give a youthful glow back to the face. Treat the lip line by layering serums

DIY Home Kit + Hydrate Serum + Anti-Age Serum 

Anti-Age Serum: Matrixyl3000 is a peptide that activates the gene responsible for facilitating the restructure and repair of the intercellular matrix. On application, peptides stimulate this process and studies have shown that Matrixyl3000 can effectively restructures and smooth the surface, and deeper layers, of skin. Studies have shown a drastic reduction of the depth, density and surface area of wrinkles. 

Hyaluronic Acid: Studies show HA and SH have the ability to decrease the depth & appearance of lines, wrinkles and skin sag. By retaining and holding up to x1000 its weight in water.

Hydrate features Pear Peptide, Organic Siberian Ginseng, Rice Proteins, Silk Amino Acid and Sodium Hyaluronate (HA).

Layer your Serums based on what you want  to treat;

Fine Lines + Dehydration = Anti-Age + Hydrate

Remember, serums are concentrated formulas so you only need a small amount to effectively treat the desired area. The best way to apply a serum is with your fingertips; dab it on the are and allow to absorb naturally.