Media Appearances

InStyle’s Top 6 MediSpas

This month’s InStyle Australia magazine goes deep into the world of Spas and has listed Duquessa as one of the Top 6 Notable Medispas in Australia.

Known for our highly qualified team and proven technologies, we strive to bring you the best treatments, service and results available. We’re thoroughly pleased with ourselves at this recognition.


Vogue’s Omnilux Expert

Katherine Millar-Shannon works miracles on skin with her arsenal of treatments and therapies.

Harper’s Bazaar Luxe Life Clinics

Duquessa is featured in the latest Harper’s Bazaar as one of the leading holisitc beauty providers for its integrated cosmetic services including Intravenous Vitamin infusions and energy boosting Vitamin B12 shots.


I Tried An IV Vitamin Drip To Fix My Skin Woes… But Did It Work? The Urban List test drives out Vita-Lite Omnilux and IV Vitamins treatment. Perfect for polishing up for an event or boosting your energy levels and skin luminousity.  Read about it here.


Our own Katherine Millar-Shannon gives her advice about lip fillers and what to expect if you take the plunge for a plumper pout.  Read the article here.


A medispa most commonly is somewhere you can get cosmetic as well as traditional facial treatments. Few in Australia have as yet combined cosmetic treatments with holistic wellness offerings. A notable exception is Duquessa Clinic and Day Spa in Melbourne. Read More


While prepping for her trip to the UK popular Vlogger/Blogger Danielle Mansutti (@danimansutti) visited Duquessa Clinic and experienced our Sodashi Body Balance Salt Glow and Sodashi Detoxing Marine Body Wrap. She left very relaxed, even with 10-15 videos to pre-film in the next week. We are glad we could help Danielle inspire her 278,000+ followers

Katherine Millar-Shannon gives Executive Decisions her hot-weather beauty tips: Find a good facial that can keep your skin in optimal condition. “I recommend Duquessa’s Omnilux Revive LED Light $150 – for 20 min followed by Duquessa’s Benefit Peel by Cosmedix – $170 -for 45 min for best summer skin. Read the Executive Decisions Article here.

Duquessa was visited by the team at StyleZen to experience Omnilux as part of their pre-wedding preparations for skin glowing with love. They also recommend Thermage for older brides to help collagen formulation and to firm skin tone. Read the post here.


VitaLite is a combination treatment where you receive Intravenous Vitamins while having an Omnilux LED Light Therapy treatment. It is a great treatment that works to treat the skin both internally and externally and is great for achieving fast results.


From doctors to Kimmy K, it seems everyone is doing it. Duquessa’s VitaLite treatment combines the power of an intravenous vitamin drip with Omnilux LED light therapy.


We’re all guilty of overindulging sometimes. But there comes a point when we have to put a plug on the overzealous eating and drinking and reign our health back in. But rather than opt for long-winded and laborious or potentially hazardous, hard-won detoxes, nurse practitioner and owner of Duquessa Skin Sanctuary, Katherine Millar-Shannon, says there are a few in-salon experiences that can cleanse the body, reboot the energy levels and set you back on a path to better health.


Pages Digital drinks their way to a good complexion with Duquessa’s new Complexion Tea. Did you know that you could actually drink your way to better gut health and a brighter complexion? While we’d love to say that gulping three glasses of red wine is like having an antioxidant facial, we’re not talking about the kind of drinking you do at 1am on a Friday night. We’re talking about tea – sweet caffeine free, alcohol free, guilt free tea.


Kelly Baker, Senior Beauty Editor at 9Honey gets her Angelina-esque eyes back with our Thermage for Hooded Eyes treatment. Read how Kelly dodges the Plastic Surgeon with this new treatment aimed at tightening and lifting the upper eye area using Thermage.


Kelly Rippa and Courtney Cox have both suffered from Injectables that have had adverse side effects like drooping eyes and crooked mouths.  Style Nine’s Kelly Baker talks with our own Katherine Millar-Shannon on the risks involved with Anti-Wrinkle Injections and how to avoid them.  Read the article here.


Business Chicks Latte magazine shows how to boost your Beauty from the inside out with our Intravenous Vitamin treatments.  Read the article here.


“Too much sun can cause ageing of the skin as exposure to UV light destroys elastin and promotes wrinkles,” explains Cosmetic Nurse Practitioner, Katherine Millar-Shannon, Founder of Duquessa Skin Sanctuary. “ Read More


Our own Katherine-Millar-Shannon joins Women’s Health & Fitness Expert Panel to help readers stop committing beauty crimes and get the most out of their skincare. Read on for Katherine’s beauty wisdom:

Katherine helps Women’s Health & Fitness readers combat Winter skin problems.  Resist the ultra-hot shower if you want to keep you natural oils in balance and much more.


Katherine is one of 3 Cosmetic Nurses in Australia and was interviewed by Professional Beauty on her expertise in the field of Cosmetic Nursing.  Read more here.


The key to any successful business is knowing your target market. Cosmetic nurse practitioner, Katherine Millar-Shannon from Duquessa in Melbourne says the secret to her success is being able to tune her business into her clients’ needs.

Professional Beauty Salon Profile

What goes on behind the scenes in one of Australia’s leading Anti-Ageing Clinics?  Duquessa Clinic and Day Spa featured in Australia’s leading beauty industry bible – Professional Beauty. Featuring Katherine Millar-Shannon Owner and Cosmetic Nurse Practitioner. Read the issue here


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