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Dermalogica Face Treatments

Dermologica Treatment Cheltenham

We choose Dermalogica as our Facial Brand as we like the results we are able to achieve with their scientifically-researches products.

Before each treatment, we look at your skin through a magnifying lamp so we can see how it is performing. We look for areas of oiliness, dryness, dehydration and sensitivity, as well as the overall tone of the skin. It is only then that we choose the right products for your skin. We have 5 different cleansers to choose from alone!

We have numerous professional prescriptive treatments on offer and can treat young adults/teenagers as well as adults:

  • Professional customised prescriptive facial treatment (Pro 60)
  • Express facial treatment (Pro 30)
  • Facial with LED light therapy
  • Biosurface chemical peel
  • Teenage skin – Congested skin/Acne

We begin every treatment with skin analysis. We look at your skin through a magnifying lamp and discuss your current skin care regime and skin needs.

We then follow a course of treatment, which may include the following:

  • double cleansing
  • toning
  • professional level exfoliation
  • blackhead extraction, with steaming
  • facial massage
  • application of a nourishing, hydrating or purifying mask
  • moisturising

Along with an uplifting facial massage, we like to offer massage of the neck and shoulders, plus an additional massage of your scalp, when time allows.

We see our facial treatments as holistic and our aim is that you will fell rested, refreshed and uplifted as a result of this treatment, as well as your skin feeling nourished and revitalised.

When time is of the essence, enjoy a 30 minute facial treatment.  Ideal at lunchtime or before a special occasion to soothe, brighten and hydrate the skin.

You will have your face cleansed, tone, massaged and moiturised.

Facial Treatments using LED       (Light Emitting Diode)

 

The use of LED light in facial treatments is often referred to as ‘Light Therapy’ or ‘photo-rejuvenation’. The lights stimulate a response in the skin, including killing bacteria within it or strengthening and regenerating it.

LED light stimulates the production of ATP, an essential energy source for the body’s cells (namely the mitochondria).  The light excites the mitochondria and it is believed that when it travels deep into the layers of the skin it allows the production of 10 times more ATP than usual in the mitochondria. As we age, our levels or ATP are significantly reduced and our body’s ways of keeping up with demand can result in the production of more free radicals, that in turn cause cellular damage.  The cell’s mitochondria can also decrease as they die off after mutations occur.  The body does not store vast quantities of ATP, so we need to have continuous supplies of it.  Light is a great solution to low ATP reserves.

 

LED light is very different to UV light. We know that the sun’s rays (UV) can be very damaging to skin, increasing signs of ageing with visual changes including increased wrinkles, fine lines and pigmentation.  UV light is also believed to damage cells that can lead to skin cancer.

Scientific studies have shown that controlled levels of LED light can actually be beneficial to the skin.  Blue and red light are absorbed by the skin & are known to have therapeutic properties. This is because the energy from the LED light stimulates activities in the cells, promoting a healing response.

The benefits of using LED include:

  • Reduction in signs of ageing, including lines/wrinkles
  • Reduction in inflammatory skin conditions, such as Rosacea & acne
  • Increase in collagen and elastin production, strengthening the skin
  • Destroys bacteria
  • Improves skin tone/clarity and texture by normalising cellular imbalance
  • Improves circulation & flow of oxygen, aiding waste elimination and improved capillary exchange
  • Stimulates production of serotonin, melatonin and endorphins, increasing happy feelings
  • Reduction in marks on skin, including acne scarring
  • Normalising oil glands
  • Brightening and clearing the skin

 

Who is LED treatment suitable for?

LED treatment is suitable for all skin types.  This type of treatment is also ideal for younger skins, especially those suffering with acne.  There are no side effects and the lights do not produce harmful light that is hot or damaging to the skin.

 

Will one treatment help?

The optimum treatment pathway is two uses per week.  One treatment will give the skin a boost but if you are struggling with acne or inflammation or want to reduce signs of ageing you will want to follow a course of treatments.

 

What is the difference between Red LED light and Blue light?

Blue light is used for inflamed skin and acne. The light is absorbed by the molecule Porphyrin. This is found in the bacteria in skin pores and cells (P-acnes) and is the cause of acne. LED light is effective as it creates free radicals, neutralising/killing the bacterial cells. Blue LED can decongest the skin as well as normalise the production of sebum, the skin’s natural oil.  As a result of killing bacteria, skin pores can shrink and future breakouts can be prevented.

 

Red light can be used with blue light. We use a purple light in this instance. In the case of acne, red light can be soothing as it provides an anti-inflammatory response. Combination lights (purple) can also be great for irritated skin.

 

Red light is proven to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin.  These are important elements in providing strength and elasticity to the skin.  The wavelengths that produce red light are known for their wound healing properties.  This is therefore also useful to improve skin texture, fine lines and deep tissue healing. With is high nanometre range, red light can travel deeper into the skin than blue light.

Choose from the following treatments:

  • Age Management LED Facial
  • Combination LED Facial
  • Brightening LED Facial
  • Blemish Control LED Facial

Experience the power of BioSurface Peel, a powerful skin chemical peel resurfacing system from the skin health experts at Dermalogica and The International Dermal Institute. It helps reduce acne, pigmentation and signs of premature ageing to reveal smoother, brighter and softer skin.

Why do you need it?

Chemical peels are one of the most popular professional skin care services today because they can improve the quality, texture and colour of skin. But they can also produce severe side effects such as inflammation, discolouration and scarring for up to several months. With BioSurface Peel, you can get the same powerful results without the associated risks or downtime. In fact, your skin will look and feel healthier than ever!

 

How does it work?

BioSurface Peel is designed to work with the skin’s chemistry, not against it. When performed by a certified skin care professional, it safely removes dull outer layers of skin and helps the skin underneath regenerate for a smooth, radiant complexion.

 

In general, BioSurface Peel can be tailored to address:

  • skin roughness
  • signs of photo-damage
  • fine lines and wrinkles
  • acne breakouts
  • skin congestion
  • some forms of hyper-pigmentation and unbalanced skin tone

 

What can you expect?

Your skin condition, skin concern and dedication to post-treatment care will impact the frequency and results of BioSurface Peel treatments. Clients typically notice dramatically improved skin quality, texture and tone within three treatments. Ideally, a series of three treatments are performed over a six- to twelve-week period, followed by maintenance treatments twice a year.

 

Post treatment care

Immediately after your BioActive Peel treatment, your skin may appear red and flushed. As your skin goes through the renewal process, it is normal to experience dryness, redness and tightness, as well as potential peeling or flaking within a 3 or 4 days. You may also notice a more pronounced appearance of pigmentation as it rises to the skin’s surface. These side effects will subside quickly with proper post-treatment care, starting with the BioSurface Peel After Care Kit.

This kit includes: UltraCalming Cleanser, broad-spectrum Super Sensitive Shield SPF30 and two nourishing moisturisers, as well as AGE Smart Multivitamin Thermafoliant to help buff away post-treatment peeling. In addition, ask your skin care professional for a fully customised Dermalogica skin care prescription to help ensure lasting results.

BioSurface Peel skin treatments can take up to 60-minutes, and are only available from a specially trained and qualified skin care professional.

At Cheltenham Reflexology and Massage we are serious about skin care, so we offer Biosurface Peel treatments  as packages.  We like to prepare the skin for this treatments, then treat the skin and finally, provide it with restorative care.

Packages: 

Course of Biosurface Peels with Preparation Facial Treatment and Aftercare Kit- £240

  • One one-hour Dermalogica facial treatment and skin assessment
  • Three Biosurface Peel Treatments
  • One Dermalogica Aftercare
  • 20% discount off Dermalogica products (full size) for your own use during the course of treatments

 

Single Biosurface Peel with Preparation Facial Treatment and Mini Aftercare Kit- £114

  • One one-hour Dermalogica facial treatment and skin assessment
  • One Biosurface Peel Treatment
  • One Dermalogica mini aftercare kit

Pro 60 Prescriptive Facial Treatment (6o mins*) – £45

         Course of x6 Pro 60 Treatments used over a 3 month period – £243

 

Pro 30 Express Facial Treatment (30 mins*) – £30


LED Facial:

Age Management LED Facial

Combination LED Facial

Brightening LED Facial

Blemish Control LED Facial

Pro 30 Express Facial to include LED – £45

      Course of x6 Pro 30 Customised Facial with LED used over a 3 month period – £243

      Course of x12 Pro 30 Customised Facial with LED used over a 3 month period – £459

 

Pro 60 Customised Facial with LED – £60

     Course of x6 Pro 60 Customised Facial with LED used over a 3 month period – £324

Age 16 or under receive a further discount. Please enquire for details.

 

 


Course of Biosurface Chemical Peels with Preparation Facial Treatment and Aftercare Kit- £240

  • One one-hour Dermalogica facial treatment and skin assessment
  • Three Biosurface Peel Treatments
  • One Dermalogica Aftercare
  • 20% discount off Dermalogica products (full size) for your own use during the course of treatments

 

Single Biosurface Chemical Peel with Preparation Facial Treatment and Mini Aftercare Kit- £114

  • One one-hour Dermalogica facial treatment and skin assessment
  • One Biosurface Peel Treatment
  • One Dermalogica mini aftercare kit

 

*Allow extra time for the initial consultation at the first appointment.

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