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Summer has arrived at last, time to shake off the winter blues and polish up our client’s skin care routine…

After a long, cold winter, summer weather is literally a breath of fresh air, so lighten up your treatments whilst keeping in mind the wind chill can still cause havoc on unprotected skin.

To deal with shifts in climate, sun levels and exposure to external aggressors’ new skin care routines and facial therapy technique’s need to be adapted for your clients skins’ constantly developing needs ………………..

Summer Glow…………..

Creamy cleansers are ideal for the winter months, lighten up for summer by giving your clients skin a fresh washed sensation with the new breed of wash off single step cleansers…

CA35 - Oligodermie gel cleanser - with a light texture and packed with natural extracts of Aloe Vera and algae, this refreshing gel wash leaves the skin soothed, cleansed and ready to receive treatment. Boswellia Serrata (tree sap extract) cleansing, calming and soothing.  Well known in traditional Indian medicine. 


AMD001 - Dr Altchek Gentle Micro Polish 240ML - This high-performance exfoliating cleanser with glycolic acid, effectively cleans and exfoliates pores to minimise skin irregularities and dullness. Helps to boost skin’s moisture level and maintain moisture balance.Use AM and PM


SM5054 - SALI_CYLIC (salicylic acid 10%) A dynamic combination which is indispensable in any aesthetic clinic. Excellent results with treating rosacea – calming down redness and flare ups - resulting in softer, smoother, more radiant skin without irritation.Revitalises aged skins, Improves the look of pro-acneic skins, clear spots.It breaks down oils/sebum, getting right into pores.













Lighten Up...

Rich creams and masks are the perfect antidote to dry winter weather but can be too much for the warmer months. Switch to lighter textured products to keep skin hydrated without causing an over-production of natural oils, which can lead to clogged pores and blemishes.

Choose moisturisers and masks loaded with antioxidants and repairing ingredients for younger, healthy skin.

We recommend...

PE03 Protective Fluid/Dehydrated Skin A moisture drench for day and night treatment of dehydrated skin. Instantly absorbed to release the hydrating and cellular regeneration benefits of Argan Oil.

MC Cosmetics facial renew (SM5007) the ingredients of the Facial Renew help to regenerate, hydrate, reaffirm and smooth irritated or mistreated skin by external agents. Stimulates healthy cell growth and repair damaged tissues. Apply morning and/or evening. Regenerates, revitalises and has healing properties. It acts on wrinkles and provides elasticity.

Brighten up…………

Winter weather and central heating take their toll on our skin. Even out skin tone, banish those dark patches of skin and prepare to glow with lightening and brightening treatments.

We recommend...

Salon Treatments:

Oxygen treatment with antioxidant rich serums really does provide a lovely plumping boost to the skin. Skin looks healthy and makeup goes on smoothly for a flawless finish.

Home Care

PG08 Oligodermie light expert cream For Dark Pigmented Skin Types. Contains Actiwhite®, a lightening ingredient, which inhibits tyrosinase synthesis thus limiting Melanin production. Well balanced in peptides, amino acids and mineral salts to simulate cell renewal.

Oligodermie lightening serum (CE51) ) 

For Dull and Pigmented Skin Types. Intensive concentrated serum containing - Prodywhite and exclusive complex with extracts of liquorice, bearberry and mimosa bark which reduct the physiological activity of tyrosinase which is responsible for melanin synthesis and therefore skin pigmentations An essential part of the lightening and brightening salon treatment.

Bump Up the Vitamins:

One of the best things you can do for skin is to increase your intake of antioxidants, which helps protect skin from free radicals. Free radicals are found in food, as well as tobacco smoke and polluted air. Free radicals cause skin damage and, over time, contribute to aging by destroying collagen. The less collagen you have, the more wrinkles you get

We recommend:

Pro Collagen Skin Rejuvenation (CF63) Packed with powerful Vitamin C in addition to the dynamic hydration and collagen boosting effects of poor collagen sheets. (Text from cat pg 59 from vitamin C)

Vitamin C Serum (SM5041)Vitamin C ampoules is revitalising and ant-ioxidant solution that neutralises  free radicals, inhibits  melanin and  increases the synthesis of collagen to treat and prevent photo-ageing, cutaneous irregularities and diminish wrinkles, providing a younger and radiant look to the skin

Vitamin B5 Dexpanthenol ampoules(SM5034, boosts  moisture levels in the stratum corneum, reducing transepidermic water loss regaining natural smoothness and elasticity of the skin. accelerates  cell renewal and rebuilds damaged tissues.

Protect, protect, protect ……..

The first rays of spring sun make us feel good but when the air temperature is still cool it’s easy to forget  that the UV rays given off by the sun are what cause a suntan or sunburn, not the temperature outside. Sun exposure causes most of the skin changes that we think of as a normal part of aging. UV rays actually accelerates the effects of aging and increases the risk for developing skin cancer. Remind your clients to wear sunscreen every day and reapply when outdoors so you can keep your skin protected and safe all year long

We recommend: M C Cosmetics Total Sun block 50+  Sun Block 50+ is protective and moisturising protecting  from external factors, “Mirror” effect from sunlight. Water Resistant; High in Sunscreen protection UVA and UVB.

Summer Shed!!

Finally …. Don’t forget to smooth out those legs, ready for the first exposures of the year

Check out the ever fabulous Skin Mate wax available in natural, delicate or strong in both roller and pot versions for those first spring waxing sessions.