Entries by Daphne

It’s a Woman’s Day

As a female founder, an Australian scientist who is passionate about anything STEM (Science, Technology, engineering and Maths) and as a mother, I reflect back on the Calmmé antichafe cream journey. It is now six months since Calmmé anti-chafe cream was manufactured in Sydney and launched on line. Within one week we were awarded with […]

Proudly Australian made

Calmmé anti-chafe cream proudly Australian made. Manufacturing in Australia is a big deal! The majority of companies have closed their manufacturing facilities and moved off shore. As a chemist and someone who has worked in product development forever, each time we lose manufacturing, a little of bit of my heart goes with it. Four months […]

Calmmé anti-chafing by the sea

  Calmmé tested in harsh conditions The anti-chafing cream, Calmmé was tested in strenuous Australian conditions and created for every day use. Calmmé by the sea helps prevent chafing and sweat rash that can ruin what can be a sensational summer’s day. Calmmé helps prevent and soothe chafing that can occur when you are enjoying […]

Joy is contagious. How to maintain happiness!

  It’s the second day of the new year and some of us have gone back to ‘life and back to ‘reality.’  The JOY before the festive break may have gone. It would be unrealistic to think that a new year will not bring some challenges amongst those joyous moments that we share with family […]

LAJOIE SKIN featured in the media nationally

    The LAJOIE SKIN story The Australian media featured the LAJOIE SKIN story today.   Calmmé is grabbing media attention as it is a revolutionary anti-chafe cream.  Consequently, Calmmé is selling itself! Australian national media The articles were written in the following sites. Sydney Morning Herald  The Age  The Brisbane Times  WA Today  Hard work […]

LAJOIE – THE JOY you have the power

LAJOIE you have the power to choose No matter what your life stage or whatever your sets of challenges are, you have the power to choose how you feel. We are all challenged in some way.  There is not one person on this planet that can say that they have gotten away without feeling some […]


Why LAJOIE SKIN launched with only one product Calmmé

Why LAJOIE SKIN launched with only one product, Calmmé? We look to one highly successful and revolutionary founder, Gabrielle Chanel. In the footsteps of heritage brands … Gabrielle Chanel launched only one fragrance in 1921 and that was what is considered today the iconic and legendary, Chanel No 5. Today, Chanel No 5 is still […]

Skin issues and their misconceptions

    As the skin is the largest organ in the body, the chances of  experiencing a skin related issue at some point in our lives, is high. What makes our skin issues a little more complicated is how society can judge us by what our skin looks like. Similar to judging someone’s popularity by […]