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    Country Lifestyle

    Founder of Door of Youth Skincare, Debbie Majella after 40 years on the Gold Coast, has left the skyline of high-rise buildings for the black velvet sky with stars that shine like diamonds in the country.

    Being a country lady at heart born in Toowoomba, she new it was time to move to a simple life in the country. Smell the fresh air, no traffic lights, be part of a small community about 3 hours from the Gold Coast.

    “Having an online skincare business, we can take the online shop to any part of Australia. Being an Australian owned and made natural organic skincare, it was time for me to return to the beauty of the country. I have been visiting the town of Stanthorpe for 15 + years so it was an area that was calling me.

    The Gold Coast has lost its sparkle for me and searching online for land I discovered a lovely place called Glen Aplin, 10.8 kilometres from Stanthorpe. In February 2021 I drove to the land at Glen Aplin and was a landowner by the end of that week.

    I choose land over an established house and land as I wanted to move a ‘country cottage’ to the land. There are homes that are on stumps and get be moved. I discovered a 1950 country cottage from David Wright Removalist and loved the house from the day I saw it online.

    It has been a challenging journey getting all in order from soil test, survey of the land, fence boundaries, council approvals, plumbers for sewerage, water tanks, power poles and much more.

    The best part has been travelling out to Glen Aplin, meeting country folk and forming relationships that will be everlasting. There is a different vibration to country folk and city slickers.”

    The house only needs minor reno’s, all going to plan will be living in the house end of November 2021.

    From our door to your door we send Door of Youth Skincare. Our warehouse is on the land, the online store is open 24/7, all our skincare products are under $50 and our postage is a flat $9.50 Australia wide.

    Until next time, stay youthful

    Debbie Majella
    Founder of Door of Youth Skincare 2007 – 2021

  • 8 Ways to UPLIFT YOURSELF in 2018.

    The simple things in life can make a HUGE difference in our mind and mood for the day. We are creatures of habit and here are 8 tips on how to UPLIFT yourself in 2018. Try it, I do all of these and it has made my life more enjoyable everyday.

    1. Buy RED Garments.

    Wear red underwear! Increase your energy levels by wearing RED this is according to University of Rochester researchers. The colour makes you creative, more alert and encourages muscles to move faster.

    1. Play Classical Music when eating

    What to move a few kilos off the scales? Turn off the TV at meal time and turn on the classical music, soft and slow background music. Australian Music Therapy Association treasure Jeanette Tamplin says the research is to believed “Music, particularly rhythm and tempo, can influence behaviour and physiological function”.

    1. Organise your office

    Organise your office and place your desk near the window, give yourself the best view, place some colourful flowers outside to brighten your day. Touch paperwork once, open the letter, pay the account, print receipt and file. All in once action saves time.

    1. Clear small debts.

    Feeling stressed by debt? Take steps to pay the smallest debt first then work on the others. Pay more than the minimum amount and when you get offered more credit cards say NO. Budget all your outgoings for the year, divide by 52 weeks and save this into a hidden bank account so the $$$ are there when needed.

    1. Start your day with motivation video or music.

    The first 20 minutes of your day what you hear sets your mood for the day!Turn on You Tube and listen to a motivation video or music to pump you up for the day. NO TV, try it for 7 days and see how your mind and spirit will be uplifted.

    1. Daily Journal

    Buy an empty book with a beautiful cover that makes you smile and start a daily journal. Take 10 or 20 minutes in the morning to write how you are feeling, your intentions for the day and then 20 minutes in the evening how your day went. This assist in lowering stress levels and releases the tension from the day. Also great to read your journal at the end of the year, see your achievements and growth.

    1. Move your BUTT – Exercise

    Discover some form of exercise that excites your and do it daily. Keep the body moving will keep it young. Yoga, swimming, gym, walking, tennis, golf, not sure what you like? Try a few and see what makes you jump out of bed with ease. The morning is the best time to exercise gets the endorphins happening, fabulous way to start the day!

    1. Live in the moment

    Don’t let life fly by in a blur, learn to live in the present moment, today and enjoy what is happening around you. Become a listener when people are talking to you, don’t interrupt until they have finished speaking. Observe people, look around and see others enjoying their day. Breathe in the beauty that surrounds us!

    Share with me what steps your will turn into ACTION!

    Until next time

    Stay Youthful

    Debbie Majella x

  • Australian Made Natural skincare range Door Of Youth MY STORY of starting a SKINCARE Company in 2006.

    Why I started a Skincare Company in 2006.

    As a young 21 year old woman in 1981 doing a diploma in beauty therapy my life was mapped out for me yet I didn’t know where it would lead.

    Having the opportunity to be a trainer for an international skincare company when I was 26 years old, I was always curious to why certain ingredients where used in skincare formulations.

    It was in 2001 I started reading and researching ingredients used in skincare, the benefits and what would maintain youthful skin. Being a single mum and working fulltime and not having much faith in myself, my research became became a hobby.

    One day a light bulb moment I thought “make it happen” you can do it.

    Working in Day Spas each day I witnessed how much money woman was spending on skincare to find that product that would give her YOUTHFUL skin & make her feel beautiful. Each day Woman from all ages entered the doors wanting treatments and products to make them feel great.

    The skin is the largest living organ and we need to ask ourselves are we feeding or killing our skin. For me it was all about the NATURAL ingredients and what was a woman feeding her skin.

    Make a cake, make a skincare product, just do it! I searched and found a company that used my formulations to make the first test batch of skincare. A few changes were made then in it was testing time on real people.

    January 2006 I asked a group of women to test the skincare products for 6 months, this gave me time to get the money together to do the first production run for launch January 2007.

    I remember that first day, pallets of products arrived at my rented place where the stock was stored in the garage.

    What a roller coaster of a ride, made money, spent too much money, labels lifted in production run, labels peel off weeks after arrival. It has been an interesting 10 years.

    Many a Woman would have said “To hard and give up” I am grateful that one of my personality traits is persistence.

    Let’s jump into 2017 and I am still here, sharing the love of natural/organic skincare, selling Door of Youth online. Have a warehouse now, sending products Australia wide. Loyal subscribers who have been using DOY skincare for 7+ years.

    My goals have always been high and want every woman to experience DOY skincare.

    Excited to jump into 2018, new enrich day cream & packaging. Launching Vitamin Serums range, AB / C and whitening. Anti-aging body range we are testing at present with the vision of launching mid-2018.

    I have a purple folder with all my notes, articles and first contracted signed for the first production run of skincare. One day it may become a book for many Woman out there that has a dream!

    Here are some pictures from where it all started in November 2006.

    Stock arrives, son and mate unpack, time to celebrate!

    First customer, happy smiles!                           First look of skincare, wow we have evolved.


    If you haven’t tried DOOR OF YOUTH SKINCARE, time to go shopping and welcome the products into your front door.

    DOY skincare now in 2017.


    Ciao for now

    Debbie Majella

  • Beauty & Wellness Clinic is OPEN at Emerald Lakes

    I have been working from my home at Varsity Lakes and felt it was time to return to a shop front.

    I started looking and looking and looking…..

    What is important for YOU my customers is FREE parking and central on the Gold Coast, as I have clients that have been visiting me for 7 + years from Brisbane to Tweed Heads.

    I did discovered some shops that just weren’t right, PAID parking, where north or south GC, and I wanted central GC.

    When I was out one day promoting Door of Youth Skincare “charcoal mask’ to beauty salons. I walked into a Hair Salon and meet the beauty therapist in the upstairs area of the salon. WOW I said to myself “I would love to have this space for Beauty & Wellness Clinic.

    Many weeks past and I was out at a networking lunch and had an idea! Contact the salon to offer my services one day a week. If you don’t ask you don’t get!

    When I contacted Angela it was great news the Cosmetic Tattoo Therapist had left and the area was available. The universe is always listening to your thoughts and words.

    I am now offering my Designer Women Services at Azzuar Belle Hair and Beauty at Emerald Lakes Town Centre, GC as of 26th September 2017.

    I specialise in Dermal Therapy Treatments (Microdermabrasion, Collagen Induction Therapy and known as  Skin Needling, Intense Pulsed Light/ IPL Skin Rejuvenation). 2018 will be introducing Wellness Program and “Reinvent Yourself” Women’s Program.


    Days and Times:

    Thursday 12 pm – 5 pm

    Wednesday/Friday 9 am – 4pm

    Saturday 9 am – 3pm

    Ciao for now

    Debbie Majella



  • Beauty Without Chemicals

    Beauty without Chemicals. Introducing our video series we will be sharing when our new mobile friendly website is launched soon. Do you know what is in the skincare you use twice a day on your skin. It is full of nasty chemicals that cause cancer and illness. In the video I share about nasty LEAD and parbens in skincare.

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  • Sugarcane the key to younger skin

    The Secret to Youthful skin is found in sugarcane.

    As we age our skin starts to look dull, firmness disappears, the youthful glow is diminishing. Why does this happen and how can we look fabulous in our 30’s, 40’s and 50’s?

    No need for expensive salon treatments find a skincare range high in Glycolic derived from sugarcane.

    Glycolic Acids have caused a sensation recently as anti-wrinkle active ingredients. They loosen the intercellular ‘glue’, allowing new cells to come through more rapidly and stimulate the formation of collagen and elastin. The visible effect is a skin which looks fresher and younger. Glycolic acids help remove the surface skin cells, improving skin texture and colour. Skin is left feeling plump and glowing as the new skin layers are revealed.

    Despite its modern chemical name, the beneficial effects of Glycolic acids have been used for centuries. Cleopatra use to have her legendary milk baths and tales of woman using red wine baths to keep their skin youthful.
    Our facial skin is made up of three layers the epidermis (what we see), dermis (the middle layer) and subcutaneous layer (the third layer). Our skin, due to shedding of skin cells, replaces itself every 7 years. Your skin sheds every 28-45 days, rejuvenating the epidermis and allowing the next generation of skin cells to come forward. We shed about 40 lbs of skin in a lifetime! The dead skin needs to be slough off to allow the new cells to the top.
    What happens is we get a BUILD UP of DEAD SKIN CELLS this will make our skin look tired, uneven tone and fine wrinkles may appear. With young skin types they get blocked pores that forms pimples and scar tissue.
    When buying a Glycolic skincare product check the levels of ACTIVE ingredient. If the percentage of glycolic is not on the label don’t waste your money.

    Door of Youth Skincare is RICH in Glycolic. The Foaming Cleanser is 5% AHA, Skin Renewal Serum 12.5 % and Enrich Day Cream with Hyaluronic Acid gives a younger glow and tone to skin.

    Written By
    Debbie Majella Nolan

  • Benefits of Turmeric

    The Health Benefits of Turmeric.

    Power drink is Instant Miso Soup with ½ teaspoon of Turmeric.

    The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin. Turmeric has been used for over 2500 years in India, where it was most likely first used as a dye.

    The medicinal properties of this spice have been slowly revealing themselves over the centuries. Long known for its anti-inflammatory properties, recent research has revealed that turmeric is a natural wonder, proving beneficial in the treatment of many different health conditions from cancer to Alzheimer’s disease.

    Here are 20 reasons to add turmeric to your diet:

    1. It is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent, useful in disinfecting cuts and burns.

    2. When combined with cauliflower, it has shown to prevent prostate cancer and stop the growth of existing prostate cancer.

    3. Prevented breast cancer from spreading to the lungs in mice.

    4. May prevent melanoma and cause existing melanoma cells to commit suicide.

    5. Reduces the risk of childhood leukemia.

    6. Is a natural liver detoxifier.

    7. May prevent and slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease by removing amyloyd plaque buildup in the brain.

    8. May prevent metastases from occurring in many different forms of cancer.

    9. It is a potent natural anti-inflammatory that works as well as many anti-inflammatory drugs but without the side effects.

    10. Has shown promise in slowing the progression of multiple sclerosis in mice.

    11. Is a natural painkiller and cox-2 inhibitor.

    12. May aid in fat metabolism and help in weight management.

    13. Has long been used in Chinese medicine as a treatment for depression.

    14. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it is a natural treatment for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

    15. Boosts the effects of chemo drug paclitaxel and reduces its side effects.

    16. Promising studies are underway on the effects of turmeric on pancreatic cancer.

    17. Studies are ongoing in the positive effects of turmeric on multiple myeloma.

    18. Has been shown to stop the growth of new blood vessels in tumors.

    19. Speeds up wound healing and assists in remodeling of damaged skin.

    20. May help in the treatment of psoriasis and other inflammatory skin conditions.

    How to add Turmeric to your daily meals.

    This winter when you are wanting a warm drink, lean towards a Power drink is Instant Miso Soup with ½ teaspoon of Turmeric.

    Turmeric you can add to your casseroles before you serve them.

    Make a homemade mayonnaise with avocado, greek yoghurt and turmeric.

    Potato mash and potato salad give it a lift and add turmeric.

    Turmeric in rice salads and salad dressing.

    Be creative and use turmeric every day in your meal plans.

    Miso Soup with turmeric.

    Miso Soup with turmeric.

  • Do you want younger looking skin now and in years to come?

    Before October 2006 and after November 2013 pictures of myself. My skin looks better today after 7 years using Glycolic derived from Sugar Cane every morning and night.

    Try before your Buy $9.00 Trial Trio skincare pack go to home page and have your skincare in 3 days at your front door.

    Taken 3rd October 2006

    Taken 3rd October 2006

    Debbie Majella October 2014

    Debbie Majella November 2013

  • Christmas Present for YOU.

    Receive the Deluxe skincare pack $227.00 in the month of December for $139 the price of the Trio pack when you sign up for our 30 day trial for only $9.00 (conditions apply)


    Just wanted to say how thrilled I am with TDOY skin care! Have been using it for a week now and I can’t believe how quickly my skin improved. I was most worried about my frown lines but now that are completely gone. I love the texture and feel of it on my skin. I won’t be buying expensive products anymore. TDOY skincare is simpler to use and more affordable LOVE IT. Lea June 2012

    I’m at the 3rd week mark and yes you are right I am totally hooked. The products are gorgeous; I am in love with the cleanser! I can’t wait to get my days makeup off and do my routine before heading to bed. The feeling when you wash it off in the morning is just magic. I’m sure my results will improve but my skin is softer and looks great. The funny thing is that you can achieve all this with just the three products. I have not used a mask or a scrub since buying your range and yet my skin is softer and clearer than when I was using double the amount of products. Fabulous and I look forward to getting more results as time goes on.  Loretta January 2013.

  • Benefits of Frankincense Oil

    Over the past months I have been researching different essential oils that will assist and slow down the aging of the skin. One of them is Frankincense which is in our new “MY YOUTH OIL” being launched in November.

    The other day I added a few drops of frankincense oil to my bath and that night I slept like a baby. I am a very light sleeper and woke feeling refreshed and revitalised. So the next night I had bath with a few drops of the oil and one of my small dogs Budda drank some of the water out of the bath. That night I let the dogs sleep on the bed as a treat and Budda sleep in the one spot and didn’t move, which is so strange as he is always so active and jumping around lots.

    So this lead me to do more research and want to share with you.

    Frankincense oil is extracted from the resin of the Boswellia shrub (or tree) by steam distillation. It has a warm rich scent that is slightly lemony. Frankincense is a strong anti-inflammatory that can heal persistent sores and prevents breakdown of surrounding connective tissue. It is used when treating stubborn wounds, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and low back pain.

    Frankincense has many uses. It has astringent and restorative properties that make it an excellent ointment for aging skin. It is helpful in the treatment of colds,flu, and other respiratory diseases. It helps regulate breathing and calms coughing spasms. It helps clear the lungs and nasal passages and eases shortness of breath. Frankincense helps strengthen the urinary system, too.

    Frankincense is also a good nerve tonic. It calms the mind and is extremely useful in meditation. Use a few drops in a hot bath before bed time to promote a restful night’s sleep.

    Frankincense essential oil is used in aromatherapy to uplift the spirit, warm the body, and bring reassurance to anyone lacking self confidence. It can also help break emotional ties to the past. Frankincense is revered as a holy perfume and frequently burned as incense. (The word frankincense means “luxuriant incense”.) When burned, frankincense gives off “trahydro-cannabinole” which is thought to expand the consciousness.

    In many cultures, frankincense is burned during labor to promote a calm, focused atmosphere during birth. The Bible mentions frankincense at least 17 times and according to the wise men, it rated right up there with gold and myrrh (see Mathew 2:11 and read about their gifts to baby Jesus).

    Frankincense’s fragrance is long lasting and penetrating. Frankincense oil should not be used in large doses or for extended periods of time. If overused, frankincense may causenausea and other bad reactions.

    With all this information we are now going to start a BODY RANGE in 2014 and frankincense will be a key essential oil.