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By Leisha Fillery, Nov 2 2019 12:53PM

Once again our Germaine De Capuccini Skin Specialist will be on hand offering mini taster treatments for ONLY £15

WHEN?....

November 28th

12pm - 7pm

This is also our 8th birthday!! To celebrate we thought we would turn this into our Festive Christmas Party!!

·Free 20min LED Light therapy

·Half Price Spray Tan on the day with our new Olive tan

·Make up consultations using Delilah Cosmetics

·Free raffle ticket with purchase of event ticket

·Christmas Gift Boxes to make the perfect gift

·Huge savings on products

·Goody bags

·Receive a £20 voucher towards a full Germaine facial when 3 or more products are purchased on the day

·Prosecco & Nibbles


We also have Mix.it.Girls available at the event preparing you with cocktails and nibbles using the new Thermomix. Gillian will be on hand to show how to use the Thermomix and any questions you may have.

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR ALL TREATMENTS




By Leisha Fillery, Oct 1 2019 09:01AM


Healthy skin requires a consistent daily routine and the right products for your skin type. Follow our simple facial skincare routine to help you make the best of your skin.


1. Cleanse

Always wash off makeup before bed as excess makeup and debris will cause the pores to clog. Gently massage your cleanser into the skin then remove with a damp cloth or wash off with warm water.


Tip: We prefer not to use cotton pads or tissues to remove as they can leave fibres behind that dry out the skin.


2. Exfoliate

Exfoliating will remove dead skin cells and help to stop congestion whilst allowing your products to work more effectively. We recommend once a week for normal / dry skin and every 2 weeks for oily / combination skin.


Tip: If your skin is delicate or sensitive, exfoliate every 7-10 days by mixing your scrub in with a milky cleanser.


3. Tone

Toning will remove any excess cleanser, close your pores and rebalance the skin’s pH from the water. Pour a few drops into the palm of your hand and massage in.


Tip: Don’t underestimate a toner, they will help to remove chemicals from harsh tap water which dries the skin out.


4. Apply Serum

Serums have powerful effects on the skin as they have much smaller molecules than a moisturiser and are therefore able to penetrate the skin much deeper.


5. Eyes

The skin around the eyes is much thinner than the rest of the face which is why using an eye cream is important. If a cream is too thick, it can cause the area to become puffy.


Tip: Use a grain of rice size per eye and gently pat around the socket. Too much cream too closely to the eye can cause puffiness.


6. Moisturise

Using the correct moisturiser morning & night will protect your skin against daily aggressions, provide essential hydration and help to address your specific skin concerns.


Tip: It’s a good idea to rotate your moisturiser once in while to treat your skin to a variety of active ingredients.




By Leisha Fillery, Sep 27 2018 05:54PM

Tickets will be £15 which include the following:


•Delilah Cosmetics Make Over (Booking needed)

•Germaine De Capuccini Timexpert C+Taster Treatment

•Pick a Balloon with an Exclusive Prize inside

•Skin Knowledge Treasure Hunt to win a goody bag

•A chance to try our NEW Liposculpt Slimming treatment for only £30!

•Great gift sets available with savings of up to £135!!!

•Entry into our Prize Draw

•Prosecco & Nibbles


A Delilah Pro Make Up Artist will be available on the day for Make Overs and Tips & Tricks (Booking is advised with a deposit)



Germaine De Capuccini Timexpert C+ Body Envelopment: Enzyme exfoliation enriched with Vitamin C, lemon and papaya extract. Then followed by a collagen boosting, vitamin enriched body wrap!!



LipoSculpt: NRG LipoSculpt uses the latest technology to deliver inch loss results that go way beyond any other treatment available in the industry today.


To purchase tickets, bookings or for more information please call us or pop into the salon


www.dolliesbeauty.com

7 Waterhouse Lane

Kingswood

Surrey

KT20 6EB

01737 357989

By Leisha Fillery, Feb 15 2018 10:24AM

Pigmentation is the natural colour of a person’s skin. It is related to melanin production. Melanin protects skin cells and their DNA by absorbing the sun’s ultraviolet rays (UVR).


Hyperpigmentation

Characterised by the increased production and accumulation of melanin, which causes a darkened appearance to the skin in small or large areas. Incidence is higher in people with darker skin types because their skin naturally contains more melanin.

Hyperpigentation Physiology

Skin colour originates in the basal layer of the epidermis where melanocytes are located

• Upon UV exposure these cells product pigment called melanin (melanogenisis)

• Melanogenesis is controlled by the enzyme tyrosinase

• Tyrosinase is located in the vesicles called melanosomes inside melanocytes


Photodamage

• Characterised by irregular pigmentation (eg. freckles, age spots, uneven skin tone)

• Caused by long term exposure to ultraviolet rays (sun or tanning beds)


Melasma

• Characterised by symmetric brown patches that appear on sun-exposed areas of skin, most often the forehead, cheeks, bridge of nose, upper lip, chin

• UV exposure, hormones, genetics and medications are involved



Post-Inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH)

• Characterised by brown patches found in areas of the skin that have been subjected to trauma, inflammation or a combination of both

• Common causes of inflammation include acne, eczema and psoriasis



Treating Pigmentation with the dynamic duo



Download the full Treating Hyperpigmentation Brochure here.......



By Leisha Fillery, Jan 31 2018 06:48PM



If you’re already using retinol as part of your skincare routine, then you probably know that it is the gold standard for preventing the signs of skin aging. Other than broad spectrum sunscreen there is no other product that is better at fending off fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. Retinol is also used for acne-prone skin as it exfoliates the skin and increases cell turnover. Although this is one powerful tool in the fight against aging and acne, one can make plenty of mistakes when it comes to the proper use and storage of retinol. Improper practices can decrease efficacy and have a negative effect on skin–exactly the opposite of what you’re trying to achieve.


The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start! So why not take this opportunity to reassess how you handle retinol, and create some resolutions to maximize the benefits of retinol:


1.Always wear sunscreen in the daytime, especially after using retinol the night before


As mentioned, retinol deeply exfoliates the skin and increases cell turnover, revealing more youthful skin. This delicate new skin needs to be protected at all times. UV rays cause dark spots, fine lines, wrinkles, sunburns and more. This new skin is even more susceptible to the sun’s damaging effects, so be sure to wear a sunscreen with UVA and UVB protection with a sun protection factor of at least 30.


1.Only buy retinol products that come in the correct packaging


All forms of retinol will oxidize when exposed to air and sunlight. Avoid retinol that comes in jars or translucent packaging. Opaque pumps and tubes are your best option to protect the formula from exposure.


1.Look for the right formulations


Choose products with encapsulated retinol. Encapsulated formulations create a milder exfoliation so there is less flaking, redness and irritation. This means that the retinol is encased by a polymer or wax which creates a time release function in the skin and protects it from expiring while on the shelf.


1.Cleanse your face in the morning


If you’re already using retinol, you know that it should be used at night for two reasons: it makes the skin more photosensitive, and retinol is destroyed by exposure to UV light. Plus, a new study by the National Toxicology Program, a U.S. government research group, found that retinyl palmitate can speed up the development of skin tumours when applied to the skin in the presence of sunlight[1]. Bottom line: retinol is safe when used at night, but make sure you wash it off in the morning before you go about your day.


Looking for the perfect retinol? AlumierMD’s Retinol Resurfacing Serum is available in three strengths of encapsulated retinol. Its cutting-edge technology gradually releases retinol throughout the night to prevent redness, peeling and irritation. The formula also contains soothing and hydrating ingredients like niacinamide, aloe and sodium hyaluronate to keep the skin feeling comfortable and conditioned.



[1] NTP Technical Report on the Photocarcinogenesis Study of Retinoid Acid and Retinyl Palmitate in SKH-1 Mice (Simulated Solar Light and Topical Application Study). National Institute of Health, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services August 2012.