Best application of makeup on acne prone skin by Susan Napper and Daphne Kapetas
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Best way to apply makeup to acne prone skin

Acne and makeup a complicated relationship Ok so you have a special event to go to on Saturday night, but you have acne flares too. You really want to party hard, but you don't want to wake up Sunday morning with a face filled with more pimples. Enhance…
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You only need one sperm and one egg - fertility!

Let's talk fertility Fertility is a hot topic and one that can tear at people's heart strings. This is a blog post written in direct response to some women's request for me to share my personal experience with other younger women. By…
Daphne K Knows. Breast cancer survivor
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Cancer's battle with a rebel: A modern day warrior princess!

Breast cancer's battle ... It’s 6:30 am on a Saturday and NO, I am not coming back home from a big night out. In fact, I'm  in my swimmers, my surf lifesaving cap is on and I am just about to race, 2 km in soft sand. Did I mention, that…
Does stress smell by daphne k knows
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Does Stress Smell? Body odour its not all bad.

DOES STRESS SMELL? Does stress smell? Yes, it certainly does! The cause of the smell is all thanks to sweat.  Not ALL sweat smells bad, just STRESS sweat. Sweat is produced in the deeper layer of skin called the dermis. Sweat glands…
Daphne Kapetas founder of LAJOIE SKIN and anti-chafing cream Calmmé
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Some jobs are on the nose! But you have to start somewhere.

Did I mention that I did not always work in the glamorous world of cosmetics and fragrance development? A Science Degree alone, did not fast track me into my dream job. My first job was more like a nightmare, but I had to start somewhere! My…
Why you can't smell your own perfume? Daphne Kapetas founder LAJOIE SKIN
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Why you can't smell your own perfume

You smell nice! Thanks, but I can’t smell myself! Can you relate? There are some of you that take the matter into your own hands by over spraying yourself and anyone else that dares to come too close! To the people out there that think…
Daphne K Knows running with JB on her back, in the Tough Mudder challenge. Motivating relationships

What Keeps You Motivated?

10 kms down and 10 to go! Grrr....the voice inside my head is saying “Give up!” But there is a voice on the outside, yelling “Daph...come on Daph...nearly there...SMILE!” For the very first time in my life, I ran in a 20 km obstacle…
Daphne K Knows. What drives you? Motivation. Inspiration. Purpose.

What Drives You?

  What ignites the fire in your belly? What a great question and one that I found quite thought provoking.  As a guest panellist at the University of Technology, Sydney, one of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) students asked…
Daphne K Knows. LAJOIE SIKIN Belly Dancing. Happy and Healthy skin through dance
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How to have happy and healthy skin for longer

  Begin from the inside and SWEAT it out!  For happy and healthy skin for longer, you don't need expensive miracle potions and lotions.  All you need is discipline and a holistic and balanced approach to skincare. We all know that…
Daphne Kapetas and Daphne K Knows
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14 Tips on how to get rid of acne

After years of trying, I finally became the Product Manager in the Marketing department at Avon. I was the marketing person in charge of skincare. Perfect for a qualified and experienced cosmetic chemist, right? WRONG...