The carbon laser facial: the next logical step in your skincare regime!
We'd all love to think that we've got our facial skincare regime down to a T. Pores cleansed daily. Spots and blackheads nipped in the bud before they even appear. Wrinkles - what are they? But sadly, life just doesn't work that way.
Beloved of red carpet-going celebrities (hence its alternative name: the Hollywood facial), the carbon laser facial is a non-invasive, two-step treatment designed to exfoliate the skin, stimulate collagen production and leave you feeling smooth, soft and renewed.
A patch test is required prior to undergoing the treatment.
So how does it all work?
As with all our cosmetic treatments, we'll start you off with a consultation. This is a vital part of establishing your needs, letting you know what to expect and making sure that the treatment is right for you. During the treatment itself, we'll apply a layer of carbon paste to your face. The liquid will penetrate deeply into the pores, where it will absorb oils, bacteria, dead skin cells and contaminants in the skin.
This is where the laser comes in. The laser is applied to the carbon mask, destroying the particles and removing those built-up impurities and dead skin cells along with it. The result? Softer skin that should look and feel smoother, tighter and revitalised - although bear in mind you may look a little pink for the next 24 hours!
Microneedling works by stimulating the production of new collagen in the skin. This is achieved by puncturing the dermis with microscopic needles. The treatment utilises the skins ability to heal itself, in turn triggering the production of new collagen. In addition to treating pores, fine wrinkles, loss of elasticity, minor scarring (including acne scarring) and sun damage. It also enables topical products to penetrate deeper into the skin, increasing their effectiveness.
Most people get microneedling on the face but it can also be done on other parts of the body, such as you stomach or thighs.
A double mask treatment pack full of powerful superfoods, rich in cell-protecting Anti-Oxidants along with Vitamin C for skin luminosity and to boost your collagen and elastin production. Finally, FucoWhiteᵗᵐ will regulate patchy pigmentation or uneven skin tone.
After 1 treatment, your skins youth mechanisms will be ignited, your skin will be perfectly hydrated and luminous in appearance, with a more even colour and perfected complexion.
For long term effectiveness or to treat patchy pigmentation a course of treatments will be recommended depending on the needs of your skin.
Cleanse & Clear Teen Facial
A refined facial treatment designed especially for under 17s. This treatment includes tone microabrasion, light therapy, a face mask and deep cleanse, helping to remove impurities, dead skin cells and congestion.
Microdermabrasion: what's it all about?
Crystal clear microdermabrasion is a chemical free, non-invasive treatment that helps you clear up problem skin and achieve a fresh radiant glow. The treatment should take no more than 30 to 60 minutes, and requires little to no downtime (some redness or swelling, sensitivity and dryness/flakiness are the usual immediate after-effects, all of which you can expect to clear up within a couple of days).
The treatment involves the application of micro-crystals to your face, neck or other area being treated. The crystals are just hard enough to penetrate and gently exfoliate your skin without being so tough that they cause any damage.
This is combined with a gentle vacuum to remove the dead skin cells and other elements broken down by the micro-crystals.
What are we looking to achieve?
- Clearing away those dead skin cells will expose new, living cells, and allow them to get to work renewing your skin
- Your skin should feel softer, with a healthy-looking glow
- Reduction in superficial blemishes and marks
- An improvement in the appearance of fine lines*
- Improvement in mild pigmentation problems
- Improvement in the way your skin feels
- Some improvement in areas of sun-damaged skin
- Improvement in the appearance of mild acne scarring*
*Results will vary, the effect on deeper wrinkles and scars will be minimal, you may need more than one session for results to become evident
Your microdermabrasion treatment
The happiest patients are always those who know exactly what to expect from their treatment, and who understand fully how it will impact their everyday skincare regime. For instance, microdermabrasion is great for fine lines and mild skin blemishes, but if you're looking to totally eradicate deep-set wrinkles or scars, it's most likely not for you. Likewise, some benefits may need more than one treatment to achieve their full effect.
No need to worry, we'll explain during the consultation, during which we'll listen to your concerns and establish the best course of treatment for you.