Recommended Treatments for Ageing

Because everybody wants to look younger, for longer, sooner…

Ageing is a fact of life, looking your age is not. Your skin changes with age. It becomes thinner, loses fat, and no longer looks as plump and smooth as it once did. Years of sun tanning or being out in the sunlight for long periods of time may lead to wrinkles, dryness and age spots.

The great news is that it is never too late to benefit from lifestyle changes and skin workout treatments that can help repair some of the damage. New, non-invasive treatments are now available to help smooth fine lines and wrinkles, tighten the skin, even out skin tone and restore your skin’s youthful fullness.

How Does Skin Tightening Work?

Ageing causes skin to sag and loosen over time largely due to the gradual breakdown of collagen and elastin in the skin. Our bodies just can’t keep up with production as we age. There are 4 basic methods to tighten the skin and help reduce fine lines, wrinkles and sagging, short of getting invasive plastic surgery. These are:

Skin Peels
IPL(Intense Pulsed Light)

Skin needling
LED (Light-Emitting Diode)

Skin peels use chemicals and treatment creams to affect the skin. They are not very invasive solutions, are easily accessible and have little to no down time. They are usually the first option tried by those looking to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. The downside is that the results might be less pronounced than other methods because they have only a superficial reach. 

 IPL is the use of broad-spectrum light to target large areas of skin. These treatments are highly-targeted and focus on thickening collagen to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Because IPL can send out more than one wavelength of pulsating light, it can treat a range of skin conditions at the same time. 

 Skin needling uses tiny needles to stimulate the production of your natural collagen. This in turn creates smoother, healthier skin. It can also reduce acne scarring, stretch marks, fine lines, pigmentation, enlarged pores, and blackheads.

 LED Therapy is also a light therapy, but uses different and specific wavelengths depending on your skin concern. LED is a more gentle than IPL, and is thus better for targeting more superficial skin concners, such as acne.

Benefits of Skin Tightening

If you are concerned that your skin is getting looser or if you’ve started to notice fine lines accumulating where they weren’t before, skin tightening is a non-invasive and easy option to consider. 

 Benefits are:

  • Improved Skin Tone and Elasticity – Builds those collagen stores 
  • Reduced Fine Lines and Wrinkles – Say goodbye to lines even in those hard to reach areas like around the eyes and lips
  • Natural Looking Results – Unlike with surgeries, skin tightening doesn’t force the skin to move in unnatural ways; it simply triggers your natural rejuvenation processes
  • No Downtime – Skin tightening is far less uncomfortable and invasive than surgery, so you can get back to your life asap
  • Immediate Results That Last – You can see results even after just one treatment, and those results actually last

SKIN NEEDLING 45min – 299.00

Transform Ageing Skin with Skin Needling

Skin needling, also known as micro-needling, is an innovative treatment that creates controlled micro-channels in the skin.  This triggers the skin’s natural production of  collagen and elastin, which are the building blocks of firm and elastic skin. As your skin heals, it starts to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, whilst also improving how it feels. The treatment also amplifies the absorption of targeted serums and potent ingredients, maximizing the treatment’s rejuvenating effects.  With multiple sessions, skin needling is the go-to way to tackle lines and wrinkles, leaving you with a fresher, younger-looking skin. 

Our skilled Skin Therapists will assess your skin’s specific needs and develop a personalized treatment plan for you.  The Dermapen 4 device is used for all skin needling treatments.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR SKIN NEEDLING

What is Dermapen™ treatment?
Dermapen is an advanced skin needling technique. Dermapen treatments effectively improve skin rejuvenation, fine lines and wrinkles, stretch marks and a variety of scars. This technology uses multiple needles to vertically pierce the skin. When moved across the surface of your skin it stimulates natural collagen production and creates fine channels within the skin. These channels carry up to 80% more topical nutrients deep into the skin’s fibroblasts to feed the underlying cells found in the dermis and basal layers of the skin.

Is Dermapen™ Painful?
Dermapen uses very fine needles and is relatively comfortable. Minimum needle depths are basically painless, and for depths over 0.5mm a mild topical anaesthetic may be applied by the client prior to visiting the salon. After the treatment the face will show visible redness but there is no downtime and you can easily cover with a breathable foundation and continue with your daily activities.

How does Dermapen™ Skin needling work?
The concept of skin needling is based on the skin’s ability to repair itself whenever it encounters physical damage such as cuts, abrasions and other physical trauma. Immediately after an injury occurs our skin destroys old damaged tissue such as acne scarring and wrinkles and replaces it with new fresh healthy collagen. Skin needling allows for controlled induction of the skin’s self repair mechanism by creating micro “injuries” in the skin which triggers a whole cascade of events that result in new collagen synthesis. The result is smoother, firmer and younger looking skin down the line. A great treatment for all skin types especially clients with acne scarring, enlarged pores and moderate to severe wrinkling.

Skin needling procedures are performed in a safe and precise manner with the use of the sterile Dermapen needle head. The procedure is normally completed within 20 minutes for the entire face and neck and up to 60 minutes for the body depending on the size of the problem area. This is a great treatment for stretch marks and sagging/crepey skin. During the treatment, the practitioner gently moves the DermaPen over the client’s skin to create miniscule sub-cutaneous channels. This is perceived by the body as a “mini wound” which stimulates the release of growth factors that trigger the production of collagen and elastin, which is all part of the healing process. This new fresh collagen remodels over time and thus one can expect moderate skin tightening of the treated area down the line. Sagging skin, stretch marks, pores and acne scars are all improved upon.
When should one start Dermapen™ Skin Needling for anti-ageing?

Dermapen Skin Needling are more effective than ever and treatments should be started sooner when the skin has a much greater ability to rejuvenate. If wrinkles are left and they become ingrained and scar like they are much more difficult to treat. It is also a great idea to start treatments to prevent the dreaded sagging that takes place with ageing around the brow, jawline and neck.

Is Dermapen Skin Needling safe?
The needle only penetrates through the epidermis and does not remove it thus the skin’s natural protective barrier remains intact. The pierced epidermis rapidly heals in a matter of hours. After the procedure, the treated skin has the appearance of moderate sunburn which improves over the next 24 to 48 hours. Breathable make up can be worn immediately after the treatment. The treatment is therefore not only very effective but also very safe with very few (to no) side effects or complications.

How many Dermapen treatments do I need?
Everyone’s skin is different so we do recommend coming in for a consultation to see if this is the right treatment for you. Benefits of the Dermapen can be seen after just one treatment. It is recommended that 3- 5 treatments, spaced 4 – 6 weeks apart, are performed for maximum results. In cases where a more aggressive treatment schedule is needed such as acne scar revision, a greater number of treatments may be necessary for maximum results.

As a general guide line we recommend the following:
Rejuvenation: 4 -6 treatments (4 weeks apart) Acne Scarring: 4-6 Treatments (6 weeks apart)

Post Treatment Care
A good skin care regime is paramount in getting great results. Therefore in-between and post Dermapen treatments ensure to keep you skin hydrated and protected, we recommend using a day and night cream to repair and nourish your skin as well as a high SPF sunblock during the day to ensure you are protected against harmful UVA and UVB rays throughout the day.
Your therapist will recommend the appropriate aftercare for your skin to reach optimum results.

 

PLUMP & FIRM 45min – 220.00

Experience the Power of Azyme Peels for Radiant Skin

Harnessing the potent power of fruit-derived enzymes like pineapple, and with the addition of Retinol, Azyme Peel treatments gently exfoliate and dissolve away dull, dead skin cells. This process not only promotes cell turnover but also stimulates collagen production, enhancing skin’s firmness and elasticity. The benefits? A revitalized complexion with reduced fine lines, improved texture, and a youthful radiance. Azyme Peel treatments are a gentle alternative, making them ideal for ageing skin that requires a tender touch to; refresh, refine, hydrate and plump the skin.

This treatment also includes the Ultraceuticals B2 Hyaluronic gel Mask, for that ultimate boost of hydration.

ADD MICRODERMABRASION – 265.00

WHAT TO EXPECT

Pre-care

  • Cease the use of all Retinol products 48hours prior to the peel.

During the peel
A tingling, itching or some heat, MAY be experienced by SOME clients on the skin during the treatment. This is due to the active ingredients penetrating and activating in the skin to perform their function.

After the peel

  • You may experience mild redness and/or flaking of the skin.
  • It is not necessary to see visible flaking or peeling of the skin following for the peel to have worked.
  • Makeup may be worn immediately following the treatment.
  • If you have any concerns following your treatment, please contact us.
  • You must discontinue use of any ‘treatment’ products in your homecare for the next 5-7 days. This includes products containing AHAs, BHA, Vitamin C and Retinol.
  • An SPF broad spectrum sunscreen must be used daily.
  • Avoid waxing, IPL or laser treatments for 2 weeks following the treatment.
  • Avoid vigorous exercise or applying excessive heat to the area including saunas, steam baths, hot showers or chlorinated pools for 48hours following your treatment.
  • Suggested products to use within your homecare include the following:
    • Ultra Cleansing range
    • Ultra B2 Hydrating Serum
    • Ultra Moisturising range
    • Ultra Protective Antioxidant Complex
    • Ultra UV Protective Daily Moisturiser SPF range

Menopause Nourishing Facial 60min – 195.00

Attention all Menopausal Beauties!

Are you navigating the changes that come with menopause? We understand that this transitional phase can bring unique challenges to your skin. We have crafted a specialized facial to address the specific needs of menopausal skin.

Our Menopausal Skin Rejuvenation Facial is designed to combat common concerns such as dryness, loss of elasticity, and uneven skin tone. Using gentle and nourishing techniques, our skilled skin technicians will revitalize your complexion, restoring a radiant and youthful glow, whilst creating a treatment plan to strengthen and nurture your skin during this transitional period.

 

*NEW TREATMENT* PRO DERMAL ACTIVE OXYGEN FACIAL 75min – 269.00

Detoxify, Lift & Firm the skin.

Designed to bring next level treatment options and results to professional dermal treatments, Pro Dermal Active (PDA) Oxygen Therapy embraces the power of science and skin physiology to support skin health, rejuvenation, and glow!

This customisable skin treatment works to deliver oxygen to your skin, and support  the skin’s microbiome – the good bacteria on your skin.   It rebuilds and strengthens the skin’s immunity using customised activators, and an Oxygenating microbiome 45-minute setting mask. This mask gives a gentle compression to your skin, and boosts tiny blood vessels for the healthiest skin possible. 

Two PDA treatment options for ageing skin;                                                                                                                                  1. Lift and Firm.                                                                                                                                                                                          Formulated for skins concerned with laxity and lift by improving skin firmness and tightness.

2. Collagen Booster.                                                                                                                                                                    Designed to block the chemicals that trigger muscle contraction during facial expression, making it the perfect choice for all skins concerned with age management and age correction, fine lines and wrinkles.

LIGHT THERAPY FACIAL 60min – 175.00

Illuminate Your Skin with Light Therapy

LED treatments offer a modern approach to ageless skin. This treatment utilizes specific wavelengths of light to target ageing concerns deep within the skin. As we age, our skin’s natural processes slow down, causing a decrease in collagen and elastin production. LED treatments work by stimulating these vital components, promoting increased firmness, elasticity, and overall radiance.

What’s more, LED treatments can synergistically enhance the effects of other skin treatments. When used in conjunction with procedures like microneedling or facials, LED amplifies the rejuvenating benefits by promoting better absorption of nourishing serums and further stimulating cellular renewal. Through this non-invasive and painless procedure, the skin absorbs the light’s energy, kickstarting its rejuvenation process, addressing fine lines, wrinkles and uneven texture.

Generally, 8 to 10 treatments weekly achieve optimal results. A microdermabrasion pass over is also included for better penetration of light.

LUMILIFT  75 MIN – 195.00

Elevate your skin with Microcurrent Technology

Microcurrent therapy is a non-invasive treatment that uses low-level electrical currents to rejuvenate the skin. It tones and lifts facial muscles, improves firmness and elasticity, enhances blood circulation, and promotes product penetration. With no downtime and suitable for most skin types, microcurrent therapy offers a natural and radiant glow. This powerful, non-invasive treatment combines LED light therapy, impulse micro-currents and ultrasound to enhance ageing skin. Lumilift facial is most suited to ageing skins with considerable loss of elasticity.

The number of sessions needed may vary depending on individual goals and concerns. 

SKIN CONSULT + INTRO FACIAL  60 MIN – 150.00

Begin your skin health journey with a skin health assessment and introductory facial.

Your Skin Therapist will thoroughly analyse your skin, and assess your lifestyle, diet, stress, gut health and your current skincare routine to recommend the correct treatments and home-care products for you.

You will then receive a introductory facial starting with a cleanse, exfoliation and customised masque treatment.

Our introductory Consult + Facial is a 60 min session for new skin clients, those who have no idea where to begin,and for those wanting to update their skin care, or get started with their skin concerns.

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