Beauty Beyond Genetics: a marie claire and Rationale Anti-Ageing Masterclass

Be our guest

Join us for an exclusive evening to discuss beauty beyond genetics and discover how the breakthrough science of ‘epigenetics’ puts skin ageing in your control. Hosted by marie claire, Rationale Skincare Founder Mr Richard Parker and UK Plastic Surgeon Mr Paul Banwell. 

Over an intimate champagne supper, discover how DNA Testing is at the core of every Rationale Skin Consultation, plus the skincare, health and lifestyle changes you can make today to prevent (and reverse) the signs of ageing tomorrow!

Celebrating 25 years in Australian Dermatology, every guest will also take home a luminosity-boosting Rationale Skincare Starter Kit.

Richard Parker (hosting at Melbourne & Sydney events)

Founder and Director of Rationale Research + Development

For the past 25 years Richard has worked alongside Australia’s leading dermatologists and plastic surgeons to create a genetically-based approach to skincare that focuses on solar protection and repair. The result is the Rationale Essential Six. Richard has a special interest in epigenetics and photomedicine, particularly the biochemistry of sunscreens, antioxidants and DNA repair enzymes and their implications for skin health and beauty. 

Mr Paul Banwell (hosting at Melbourne & Sydney events)

Director and Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive + Cosmetic Surgeon at The Banwell Clinic (London)

Paul has developed an international reputation in the fields of cosmetic surgery, skin health and skin cancer and lectures worldwide on these subjects. He has published extensively and is a Visiting Professor of Plastic Surgery to Harvard Medical School. He has also been listed in the Times Magazine as one of the UK’s Top 100 Doctors (one of only 6 plastic surgeons) and is a familiar face on UK television and in the press.

Find all the details you need below.


Featuring Nicky Briger (editor of marie claire), Richard Parker (founder of Rationale) and Paul Banwell (acclaimed UK plastic surgeon)

WHEN: Thursday, 23 March

TIME: 7pm – 10pm

WHERE:   Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House.

Bennelong Point, Sydney 2000



Featuring Jackie Frank (group publisher of marie claire), Richard Parker (founder of Rationale) and Paul Banwell (acclaimed UK plastic surgeon)

WHEN: Monday, 27 March

TIME: 7pm – 10pm

WHERE:   The Pavillion, Arts Centre Melbourne

100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne 3004



Featuring Nicky Briger (editor of marie claire) and Richard Parker (founder of Rationale)

WHEN: 4th April

TIME: 7pm – 10pm

WHERE:  The River Room, Customs House, 399 Queen St, Brisbane

This is a free event, exclusively for friends of marie claire. Spaces are limited so book your seat by emailing the below to secure your place.

Sydney: [email protected]

Melbourne: [email protected]

Brisbane: [email protected]


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