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The DMK Enzyme Facial

The DMK Enzyme Facial

April 28th, 2021 - DMK Enzyme Therapy The plasmatic effect facial known as the “Game of Thrones Facial” launched in the summer 2020 at Skin Deep Clinic a treatment that sits perfectly with Skin Deeps ethos of relaxation meets science. The DMK range is a concept which was founded by pioneer Danne Montague King 40 years ago. The concept is to restore balance and...

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Jody Taylor’s Top Ten Tips to Bring Back the Glow After Lockdown.

Jody Taylor’s Top Ten Tips to Bring Back the Glow After Lockdown.

April 1st, 2021 - Lockdown is coming to an end after a long winter and it has taken its toll on our skins, confined to our homes, lack of daylight, lack of human interaction and working from home has left many of our skins dry, dehydrated and lacklustre. Here are my top ten tips to help promote healthy skin and bring back that healthy glow after lockdown. 1. Facial mist...

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Not Just A Facial It’s An Experience

Not Just A Facial It’s An Experience

March 16th, 2021 -   The Skin Deep experience what to expect with Jody Taylor award winning facialist.  As a facialist I provide that perfect combination of clinical specialised skin treatments and facial techniques. These specific skills have been developed through ongoing professional development and education over the last two decades. If facials and skin...

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Retinoids The Breakdown

Retinoids The Breakdown

March 11th, 2021 - The retinoids family, the name for a group of Vitamin A derivatives it is one of the most talked about ingredients on the market it comes in many variables but not all retinoids are created equal. This ingredient is used by consumers to treat a wide variety of concerns such as pigmentation, acne and ageing.   The closer a form of retinoid is to retinoic...

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SkinDeep Launches Nano Lift and Sculpt

SkinDeep Launches Nano Lift and Sculpt

January 28th, 2021 - Nano Lift and Sculpt Treatment Skin Deep Nano Lift and Sculpt treatment addresses the issues that come with ageing, this treatment is to promote a youthful and healthy appearance of the skin with maximum relaxation. The nano lift and sculpt uses two modalities, Suzuki microcurrent patented technology and iontophoresis. Microcurrent is not a new modality...

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Support The Skin With B Vitamins

Support The Skin With B Vitamins

November 30th, 2020 - The benefits of Vit B and the two-tiered approach - internally and externally Improving your wellbeing by optimising the use of supplements and topical skincare will help prevent biological ageing. Providing your skin with the essential B vitamins and nutrients it requires cannot always be achieved by a nutritionally balanced diet but cohesively supplementing...

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Antioxidants Vital to Maintain Skin

Antioxidants Vital to Maintain Skin

October 8th, 2020 - Anti-oxidants widely regarded within the beauty industry and the amazing benefits they have for the skin, but do you know what anti-oxidants are and why they are great for your skin?? To explain why our skin needs anti-oxidants I firstly explain what oxidative stress is  ROS (Reactive Oxygen Species) ROS is an unstable molecule within the skin which...

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All Things Skin Series

All Things Skin Series

July 15th, 2020 - As a busy skin clinic owner, lecturer and industry trainer I am privileged to work within all areas of the industry, this has been a perfect position for me to understand and recognise the gaps between what clients require and what is offered. The largest area for professional short falls I have noticed is very rarely the application of treatments, the...

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Why is collagen so important for our skin?

Why is collagen so important for our skin?

June 25th, 2020 -  Why is collagen so important for our skin? Be ready for a long-term friendship with collagen   Collagen is our bodies most abundant protein making up 80 % of our skin. Collagen is in connective tissue of the skin, joints, ligaments and bones. But the major problem with collagen is as we begin to near out 3rd decade collagen stores begin to...

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Acne Treatment And Causes

Acne Treatment And Causes

June 25th, 2020 - What is Acne? Pores are visible openings on the skin surface they contain the hairs within a follicle and are connected to the oil glands underneath your skin. The oil glands produce sebum, this sebum helps to carry dead skin cells to the surface of your skin through the follicle.  The cells that form the walls of the follicle are called keratinocytes....

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Protecting Your Skin Wearing A Mask During Covid-19

Protecting Your Skin Wearing A Mask During Covid-19

May 12th, 2020 - Mask wearing is looking like it soon will become reality for us all, this is a short blog on how to protect your skin during this time Medical masks are different to the ones the general public will be wearing. These Medical masks may cause severe dryness, sensitivity and bruising, this could lead to some skin discolouration over time.  For the...

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What Is Hyaluronic Acid (HA) And Why Is It Important In Skin Care?

What Is Hyaluronic Acid (HA) And Why Is It Important In Skin Care?

May 3rd, 2020 - What is Hyaluronic Acid (HA) and why is it Important in Skin Care? HA is the numero uno ingredient you should be using within your skin care whatever your skin type along with SPF of course. It instantly hydrates, reduces fine lines and plumps the skin to have a dewy complexion whilst improving the appearance and structure of the skin long term!  Hyaluronic...

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How To Improve Skin Hydration

How To Improve Skin Hydration

April 13th, 2020 - How to improve skin Hydration levels A friend called me recently to give her advice on how to improve her skin hydration levels as it was feeling dry and lacklustre, Firstly I needed to establish if her skin was dry or dehydrated to be able to advice how to improve her condition. Dryness is not the same as dehydration both are itchy, scaly, dull...

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What are AHA'S and BHA'S

What are AHA'S and BHA'S

April 7th, 2020 - What are BHA’s And AHA’s? AHA’S and BHA’S are natural ingredients which are used to exfoliate the superficial layers of the skin. Your skin is a regenerative organ which is continually working to shed and remove the dead skin cells, if the process of cell removal is hindered side effects such as clogged and enlarged pores, blackheads,...

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Sugar And How This Effect’s Your Skin.

Sugar And How This Effect’s Your Skin.

February 10th, 2020 - Another factor in aging is "glycation." It happens when glucose, the main sugar we use as energy, binds to some of our DNA, proteins, and lipids, leaving them unable to do their jobs. The problem becomes worse as we get older. DIETS HIGH IN SUGAR Can damage elastin and collagen within the skin increasing wrinkles and sagging. Advanced Glycation...

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Meline- The first and only range specific for pigmentation

Meline- The first and only range specific for pigmentation

November 11th, 2019 - MELINE The first and only brand specializing in treatments for skin pigmentations Amongst its extensive range of medical-aesthetic treatments, INNOAESTHETICS laboratory offers a full range of products developed to treat one of the most common dermatological problems: skin hyperpigmentation. More and more people are being affected by dark patches on...

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MATRIXYL THE POWER HOUSE OF PEPTIDES

MATRIXYL THE POWER HOUSE OF PEPTIDES

November 7th, 2019 - Declared more potent and effective than retinol and vitamin C in the fight against wrinkles on July 2002 in World Congress of Dermatology in Paris How it promotes firmer, healthier skin with a reduction of wrinkles.   What is Matriyxl? It is a Micro peptide, which is an alternative to vitamins Ε, C, Retinol. It leads to the synthesis of...

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Stress And The Impact On Ageing

Stress And The Impact On Ageing

November 6th, 2019 - Todays women lead stressful lifestyles juggling full time work, long hours, family time and housekeeping How does stress speed up cellular ageing? When the body becomes stressed our stress hormone cortisol levels rise, Cortisol increases sebaceous gland activity as oil levels rise the excess production can lead to more spots and greasy feeling skin. Stress...

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Gym Bunnies, Lets Talk Free Radical Damage

Gym Bunnies, Lets Talk Free Radical Damage

November 5th, 2019 -   Whilst doing a sprint session in the gym I started thinking about the free radical damage I was causing my skin cells – I’m literally sprinting and accelerating the ageing process increasing oxidative stress within my skin, now how do I keep my glow on!!!! What is Free Radical Damage? There are many ageing theories and by many, I mean...

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The Introduction of Vein Away

The Introduction of Vein Away

September 10th, 2019 - Vein Away was brought in to the clinic at Skin Deep after requests from clients who had skin imperfections and capillaries which needed treatment. I needed to find a device which was safe and effective to use for the removal of small capillaries, skin tags and angiomas to use within clinic. I decided after careful consideration and review of the different...

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Skin Deep The Next Chapter

Skin Deep The Next Chapter

July 30th, 2019 - Skin Deep Opens its Academy just in time for its 4th Birthday. Jody Taylor explains her journey in the industry I started my Beauty Therapy qualifications in 1996 not quite sure what to do for a ‘career’ or even if I wanted a career. I wanted to do something that I really enjoyed but the restrictive feeling of a having a career didn’t...

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The Famous Five Holiday Skin Saviors

The Famous Five Holiday Skin Saviors

June 18th, 2019 - Skin Deep’s Facialist Jody Taylor explains her Famous Five for Holiday skin. Why your skin doesn’t have to suffer this holiday!!! Travelling can cause havoc on the skin if no prevention or maintenance treatments and products are used. Long hours spent in air conditioned over populated environments without clean air and this is the perfect environment...

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Why include Serums into your skin care routine

Why include Serums into your skin care routine

March 31st, 2019 - Why would I need to use a serum? Serums are a powerhouse of active ingredients with the ability to penetrate deeply within the skin targeting your individual skin problems.  Serums are formulated to have a targeted approach. Gone are the days with oil heavy products which sit in the surface of the skin. Skin care routines should never be stressful...

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What is Mesotherapy?

What is Mesotherapy?

January 18th, 2019 - Mesotherapy is a non-surgical cosmetic procedure which is minimally invasive that uses either a single needle, mesotherapy needling device, or electroporation devices to deliver beneficial vitamins and peptides to the superficial or mesoderm of the skin If you are on a quest for dewy glowing skin Mesotherapy will be the answer. This treatment method...

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What Is The Pro Facial Lift

What Is The Pro Facial Lift

January 10th, 2019 - Why this fabulous treatment will be a big hit in 2019 As clients become, more savvy in regards to facial treatments wanting exceptional results with little to no downtime, Pro Facial Lift ticks all the boxes this treatment will give fantastic results as a course of treatments or a great one-off boost to over indulged Christmas skin. This treatment...

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Signature Facial

Signature Facial

November 4th, 2018 - Signature facials what are they?  By definition a signature facial will be designed to be exclusively available as a in house spa treatment, one of the more famous signature facials is the Estee Lauder Red Door Signature Facial What is the Skin-Deep Signature approach to Facials?  Signature facials are a great selling tool for exclusivity but...

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Pigmentation & Melasma

Pigmentation & Melasma

September 5th, 2018 - What is Hyper Pigmentation? Pigmentation is a common but harmless skin complaint from many clients. These darker patches of skin can be large or small and cause an uneven appearance to the skin tone. These patches occur from over exposure from the sun, medication, acne scarring, hormonal changes, age, pregnancy or medication. Most of the pigmentation...

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Skin Rejuvenation

Skin Rejuvenation

August 21st, 2018 - IPL Skin Rejuvenation treatment from Jody Taylor @ Skin Deep helps to transform your skin from blotchy and red into a radiant complexion. This treatment course will help you say good bye to the effects of sun damage, rosacea, hyperpigmentation, enlarged pores and more. This is a 45-minute procedure The Intense Pulsed Light system releases precisely...

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Be Good To Your Skin This Summer

Be Good To Your Skin This Summer

May 22nd, 2018 -  With summer finally on the way these are Jody Taylor’s top ten tips for beautiful skin this summer    1. Think protection and prevention and there is no better way than to use a SPF  30+ full spectrum block daily and if going out on an evening with light nights. Full spectrum block ensures protection from both UVA and UVB rays....

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Mindfulness Facial

Mindfulness Facial

January 26th, 2018 - The mindfulness facial treatment has been designed by Jody Taylor especially for her clients, to promote inner warmth, happiness and balance. One’s own time to completely immerse in ‘self’ What is mindfulness “A mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting...

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AGEING SKIN – How Dermapen Microneedling Sessions Help and Why Maintenance Sessions Are Important.

AGEING SKIN – How Dermapen Microneedling Sessions Help and Why Maintenance Sessions Are Important.

January 4th, 2018 - Ageing skin – How Dermapen Microneedling sessions help and why maintenance sessions are important. Ageing- This is a fact! Daily we are ageing and there are many, many theories of aging one thing they have in common is they contradict one another and none are fully able to explain the true process of ageing.   However…… it is...

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Scalp Micro pigmentation what can it do for me?

Scalp Micro pigmentation what can it do for me?

September 6th, 2017 - What is Scalp Micro Pigmentation and how can it help me? Scalp micropigmentation or SMP for short is a revolutionary procedure where by organic pigment is placed in the dermal layer of the skin to replicate a hair follicle and arranged in such a way that the appearance will be of a full head of hair that is cut very short. In plain English the procedure...

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Daylight Protection not Sunlight Protection

Daylight Protection not Sunlight Protection

May 8th, 2017 - What is sunscreen why is it important for daily use? Sunscreen is well known for protecting the skin of the face and body against skin cancer and pigmentation. In the UK As we have mainly dull, overcast and dark days it is still thought that SPF is only required when taking a flight out of the UK.  We need to think in terms of daylight protection not...

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Understanding Cosmetic Product Labelling

Understanding Cosmetic Product Labelling

March 6th, 2017 - Product labels what does it all mean? Product labels can seem very reassuring that you are doing something right and that your purchase will be good for you. But what do all these statements really mean. The EU European Cosmetic Regulations and the FDA have strict criteria that manufactures must follow to label their products. Legally you will be able...

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Prevent Dry Skin In Winter

Prevent Dry Skin In Winter

February 11th, 2017 - Jody's top five tips for preventing dryness Not long left now until the end of winter. By now our skins are feeling the effects of low temperatures, frost and wind. The skin will be dull, dry and dehydrated.   Water; drink lot's boring I know but keep hydrated your skin will thank you. Try green tea, peppermint tea or fruit teas for those...

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To Manly To Treat Your Skin

To Manly To Treat Your Skin

October 26th, 2016 - To manly to treat your skin, apparently not as male grooming is on the increase and has trebled since 2008 into a multibillion pound worldwide industry.  You guys have noticed the benefits of face treatments and skin care. For those still pinching your wives and girlfriends stuff then complaining ‘it makes my skin shiny’ or ‘I didn’t...

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Be refreshed or take years off your appearance try a chemical peel

Be refreshed or take years off your appearance try a chemical peel

August 31st, 2016 - Be refreshed or take years off your appearance try a chemical peel September will see the end of summer and take with it our sun shine ….I know its limited ….. The Northern Hemisphere is certainly lacking in sunshine and our skin’s ability to make Vitamin D is very limited but that’s another story.  This time of year is perfect...

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Inch Loss Wraps

Inch Loss Wraps

May 19th, 2016 - Skin Deep takes a look at its newest treatment for the summer Unwrapped inch loss I have been looking for a salon inch loss wrap for a good few months. Trying to find the right one for me and my clients I wanted a wrap to be relaxing and comfortable I wanted one that doesn’t need washing off, uses no messy clay or mud. I didn’t want to use cling...

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Laser Hair Removal Worth Every Penny!

Laser Hair Removal Worth Every Penny!

March 8th, 2016 - Laser hair removal sounds quite daunting and you don’t really know what to expect but like many things beauty it is an underwhelming procedure whilst been impressive. I was quiet dubious to start my course of six or more treatments and not knowing what to expect and not quiet wanting to feel the 'flicking of an elastic band' but as always...

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What are Micro-Needling Skin Treatments

What are Micro-Needling Skin Treatments

February 2nd, 2016 - What is Microneedling? Microneedling is medically approved to rejuvenate the skin and improve the skin surface by reducing fine lines, expression lines, wrinkles, enlarged pores, and acne scars. The concept of Micro Needling is based on the skin's natural ability to repair itself whenever it encounters physical injury such as cuts, burns and other...

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Diamond Peel for spots

Diamond Peel for spots

January 26th, 2016 - How Diamond Peel at Skin Deep Epworth Can Help Clear Spots, Uneven Skin Tone and Texture. Written by Jody Taylor Being affected by spotty skin, fine lines and pigmentation can be stressful, and one of the treatments you can look into to make your spots as well as scaring go away is the diamond peel which also improves skin texture and uneven pigmentation....

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Do I Need Facials In My Life????

Do I Need Facials In My Life????

January 6th, 2016 - Do I need facials in my life? YES facials have many benefits for the skin and general wellbeing. Starting facials at any age will be beneficial and there are an abundance of pro’s to these treatments. Choose from  20minute express, chemical peels, laser, micro needling to the hour and half relax. There are so many facials to choose from and...

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Top Tips For Winter Skin

Top Tips For Winter Skin

December 2nd, 2015 - Top Tips for Winter Skin Cold weather, wind, central heating and wood burners all stealing that all important moisture from your skin. The festivities are just beginning and the wine is flowing your soft plumb skin withers. This time of year can be the worst for your skin. Adding moisture to the skin may help but to prevent chapping, spots, fine lines,...

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SKIN DEEP BEAUTY CLINIC EPWORTH FIRST EVER BLOG

SKIN DEEP BEAUTY CLINIC EPWORTH  FIRST EVER BLOG

November 24th, 2015 - Blog Launch As skin deep Epworth launches its website it also launches its loyalty scheme and referral scheme all just in time for the 1st Christmas Event. Skin Deep’s biggest event of the year and the first of many.   LOYALTY SHCEME As a huge thank you! Skin deep has created a scheme to reward client loyalty and valued custom AND...

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