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Treatments Explained

Consultation Procedures

The consultation procedure at Skin Deep is a three-part process for any facial treatment.

Treatment Planning

Specific skin concerns that clients have will differ between individuals. At Skin Deep we realise everyone's needs cannot always be met by picking a treatment from a list. For many individuals a bespoke plan will need to be designed which may incorporate two or three treatments from the Treatment Menu to be carried out over a period of weeks. This bespoke planning is ideal for those clients really wanting to make a change to their skin and be on their way to 'Achieving Skin Excellence'.

Consultation procedure for IPL

After the initial consultation, we will determine your skin type on the Fitzpatrick scale to be able to design a treatment plan specifically for you. A "patch test" will also be performed. This is to determine how sensitive your skin is to the treatment and also to establish the right IPL energy settings.

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Signature Facial Treatments

Juliette Armand talks about skin 'MOOD' not skin type
Some talk about wrinkles we talk about damage;
Skin Mood is how we diagnose, taking steps beyond the definition of type

The Juliette Armand range is designed to work on your skins "Mood". We all understand we have a skin type however we all suffer with conditions we struggle to control or maintain. We will carry out a thorough consultation to design a specific personalised treatment plan just for you!

All Juliette Armand facials include a treatment specific massage. All holistically chosen for your 'MOOD'.

Specialised treatment options will be included into your facial to enhance the facial results. Treatment times and product choices will depend on the client and will be between 45 minutes to 1 hour

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Radio Frequency (60-minute face lift)

What is Radio Frequency?

Radio frequency also known as the “60-minute facelift” uses radio waves; these waves are directed through the handheld device onto the skin to pass deep into the dermal layer. This creates a heating effect which in turn stimulates collagen production and tightening. The energy will provide an immediate and dramatic change in skin appearance. The result of collagen remodelling is tighter youthful looking skin.

The treatment is relaxing, pain free and carries no side effects. A course of three treatments are recommended for long lasting results of up to two years but this is a fabulous treatment for a special social engagement.

What does it Treat?

Radio frequency treatments have been used medically for many decades. The innovative technology is ideal for targeting loose and sagging skin and is perfect for treating the early signs of aging.

Am I suitable?

  • Droopy eyelids/looking tired
  • Flattening of the cheeks
  • Lines down from the nose and around the mouth & eyes
  • Loosening jawline (jowls)
  • Double chin
  • Loose neck

If you are pregnant or have an electrical device in your body eg: pacemaker you are not suitable for treatment.

What will my skin be like afterwards?

Skin will be slightly red after treatment this will dissipate within a few hours there is minimal downtime to a radio frequency session

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Meso Plane

What is Dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning is a form of manual exfoliation similar in theory to microdermabrasion.

A medical grade, sterile blade is stroked along the skin at an angle to gently remove dead skin cells from the epidermis. Dermaplaning also temporarily removes the fine vellus hair of the face, leaving a very smooth surface for flawless make-up application.

As with any type of exfoliation, the removal of dead skin cells allows home care products to be more effective, reduces the appearance of fine lines, evens skin tone and assists in reducing milia, blackheads and minor breakouts associated with congested pores.

Dermaplaning can be an effective exfoliation method for clients that have tiny blood vessels near the surface of the skin, sensitive skin or allergies that prevent the use of microdermabrasion or chemical peels.

Am I Suitable?

Dermaplaning is suitable for all including pregnant women. It is not suitable for acne skins.

What are the Benefits?

This procedure does not cause any trauma to the skin, and can be performed several times throughout the year for better results.

Benefits include:

  • Helps exfoliate skin with broken capillaries and rosacea
  • Exfoliation to remove 2-3 weeks of dead skin cells
  • Offers better results than traditional microdermabrasion
  • No downtime causes no inflammation
  • Can temporarily remove fine, downy hair with ease for flawless make-up finish
  • Can be performed with a chemical peel
  • Instant results
  • Skin will be smooth, soft and have a healthy glow
  • Improves skin tone and superficial pigmentation
  • Pregnant women are suitable
  • Improves fine lines and wrinkles
  • Can help to reduce the appearance of scars
  • Can help minimize pore size

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Meso Peel (Chemical Peeling)

What is a Chemical Peel?

Ameson MesoPeel is a superficial range of professional chemical peel systems based on organic acids, aimed at rejuvenating the skin and making it glow, brighter and softer.

In particular, AHAs normalise and activate the skin's rejuvenation process, increasing collagen and elastin production and in turn hydrating the skin.

The action of beta hydroxy acid (BHA), salicylic acid has a potent exfoliating, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial action – and azelaic acid's action (AZA) is similar.

Thanks to the specific organic acids the AMESON MESOPEEL series is superior when it comes to meeting the needs and addressing the problems of different skin types, under different climatic conditions.

Chemical peel protocols are either autonomous or integrated in to Dermapen microneedling.

Am I suitable?

  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Reduces enlarged pores.
  • Improves acne scars.
  • Enhances deeper product penetration.
  • Increase product efficiency.
  • Reduces rosacea
  • Reduces sensitivity
  • Reduces oil production
  • Reduces dryness

What will my skin be like afterwards?

Skin will be slightly red after treatment and the sensitivity and redness will diminish significantly within 24 hours.

Homecare Advice

  • Use recommended daily skincare & SPF to relieve the symptoms of redness, inflammation, swelling, tightness or flakiness and protect from further sun damage.
  • The use of scrubs or active ingredients such as vitamin A or AHAs and perfumed products should be stopped for a minimum of 3days.
  • Avoid direct sun exposure for 2 weeks after treatment as the skin will be sensitive.
  • Any redness may be easily concealed with a mineral make-up.
  • It is recommended to avoid high-cardio workouts and any activities that may cause heat or sweat for a minimum of 48 hours post-treatment.

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Apocolypsis Peeling (phytopeeling)

What Is Apocolypsis Peeling?

You have heard that chemical peeling is a dermatological method for gradually removing one or more skin layers using chemical substances. It is time to hear about the revelation of nature (Phytopeeling) and Cosmetology, that jointly promise you “chemical peeling”, cellular rejuvenation. With the power of your own cells…

Apocalypsis Therapy is a medium chemical peel therapy and a rapid skin cell rejuvenation therapy at the same time, originally used by doctors and contains natural ingredients from spongilla, Fragilis and ephydatia herbs, found in lakes of Russia and Canada. It is based on combined exfoliation-rejuvenation effects of Spongilla, Fragilis and Ephydatia herbs with Alpha Hydroxy Acids (ΑΗΑ) This combination multiplies the efficacy of our intervention to wrinkles scars and spots. The potent soothing action of calming ingredients reduce common undesired irritations of chemical peelings.

It stimulates cellular rejuvenation and removes degenerated cells, preventing the occurrence of superficial lesions. It activates vital skin functions and invigorates disorganized tissues, restoring skin consistency, elasticity and brightness. It restores irregular keratinization of the skin; it regulates sebum secretion.

Am I suitable?

  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Reduces enlarged pores.
  • Improves acne scars.
  • Improves acne
  • Regulates oiliness
  • Reduces oil production
  • Skin rejuvenation

What will my skin be like afterwards?

Skin will be slightly red, tight and will shed over a five-day period.

Home care advice

2 days post treatment

The skin becomes red and we feel a prickling sensation, which slowly diminishes.

3 days Post treatment

The skin will exfoliate and shed this must not be pulled or picked.

5 days post treatment

The only product that has to be applied for this 5-day period is SUNFILM GEL SPF30.

Until skin exfoliation is completed the following are prohibited:

Water, Swimming, Exercise, Sun exposure, Touching or rubbing the skin, Not to pull or peel the skin , The use of any other product, except for SUNFILM GEL SPF30

Washing your face with water on the 5th day

when usually exfoliation has been completed, we finalize the treatment day 5/6 you will revisit for the 2nd phase of the treatment.

Latest studies performed by American scientists prove that skin cancer occurrence is reduced by 80% in people who regularly use medium depth peeling.

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Mesotherapy

What is mesotherapy?

Mesotherapy involves tiny superficial injections of skin rejuvenating cocktail of vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants, and amino acids. When this cocktail is injected across the skin barrier to where it can have an effect, it promotes the production of collagen and elastin, all while stimulating the skin’s metabolism.

Mesotherapy will give your skin the boost it needs to look brighter and feel firmer, as well as fade the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Mesotherapy treatments take approximately 30 minutes to administer

Am I Suitable?

  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Enhances deeper product penetration.
  • Increase product efficiency.
  • Reduces dryness
  • Reduces dehydration
  • Improves complexion
  • Improves tired and dull skin

What will my skin be like afterwards?

The appearance of small blood spots is common and perfectly normal around areas of thinner skin quality especially around the eye area which usually disappear within a day.

Homecare Advice

There is no downtime, it is advisable to remain makeup free until the next day.

What is MesoTech?

The MESOTECH series from Juliette Armand consists of either one active ingredient or a cocktail of active ingredients. These clinically proven formulas are effective in anti-ageing, regeneration and whitening.

To inject the cocktail of active ingredients deep into the epidermal layers micro needling will be performed or electroporation. Improving the appearance of the skin.

Facial mesotherapy combats ageing of the skin, improving wrinkles giving luminosity to the face. It will restructure mature skin, repair skin imperfections and increase elasticity and hydration levels.

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Pro Facial

What is the Pro Facial?

The Pro facial is the total solution for the perfect facial care combining six applications to achieve the best possible result for skin enhancement

Treatment combines three stages of aqua peeling

1. Deeply cleanse and exfoliate to remove any surface debris. Cleanse the inner pores and achieve a smooth skin texture

2. The second stage will have an anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory action to remove blackheads, sebum to reduce the appearance of the pores and reduce acne

3. Enhances the penetration of active ingredients for anti-ageing which promotes cell renewal and wound repair. When EGF is applied to the skin, tissue regeneration begins as it supports the synthesis of proteins and increases circulation, mitosis, the number of fibroblasts, the accumulation of collagen and blood-vessel formation. The water-binding properties nourish the skin to achieve optimal hydration.

Radio frequency current is used for collagen remodelling and to improve skin elasticity. Accelerate the circulation of blood and lymphatic flow. Micro current achieves an instant lift of the muscles to improve anti-ageing effects and the ultra sound melts fat and significantly improves skin texture.

At Skin Deep we will discuss the approximate number and frequency of treatments you may require in your consultation. The number of treatments you require will depend on your reason for treatment.

Each treatment will generally take place 1-4 weeks apart depending on your response to treatment and the condition being treated. As a general guide, a series of 4 -6 treatments may be recommended.

Am I suitable?

  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Reduces enlarged pores.
  • Improves acne scars.
  • Enhances deeper product penetration.
  • Increase product efficiency.
  • Reduces oil production
  • Reduces dryness
  • Droopy eyelids/looking tired
  • Flattening of the cheeks
  • Lines down from the nose and around the mouth & eyes
  • Loosening jawline (jowls)
  • Double chin
  • Loose neck
  • Increases lymphatic flow
  • Skin cell stimulation

If you are pregnant or have an electrical device in your body eg: pacemaker you are not suitable for treatment.

What will my skin be like afterwards?

Skin will be radiant and there will be no downtime after treatment

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Skin Rejuvenation

What is skin rejuvenation?

Intense Pulsed Light system release precisely controlled short pulses of filtered light that stimulate the fibroblast cells within the skin that produce collagen and elastin. In addition, specific lesions such as thread veins, age spots and freckles can be targeted resulting in a more uniform complexion. The skin becomes firmer, appears more radiant and enlarged pores are reduced.

What does it treat?

  • Pigmentation
  • Rosacea
  • Thread veins
  • Lines and wrinkles
  • Large pores
  • Uneven skin tone

Procedure

Each treatment will generally take place 3 weeks apart depending on your response to treatment and the condition being treated. As a general guide, a series of 3 -6 treatments may be recommended.

This treatment is recommended as a full facial treatment before commencing with pigment control, rosacea, thread vein removal etc.

Skin rejuvenation is a non-invasive treatment which will successfully reduce or remove the appearance of age spots, pigmentation, thread veins, fine lines and wrinkles. Even skin tone and complexion is the single most important factor to a more youthful appearance.

Pigmentation removal

Am I suitable for the treatment?

Most people are suitable; however large, dark, mottled or raised pigmentation cannot be treated and may need to be checked by a dermatologist. A full consultation will need to be carried out prior to treatment including medical history, opportunity for any questions to be answered and a small patch test of the area.

After treatment you may see darkening of any pigmented spots before they flake off, leading to a more even skin tone. Tighten of the skin increases over the following months as new collagen is produced within the dermis.

Red vein removal & Rosacea

Rosacea can present itself in many forms. Common characteristics include redness, papules (bumps), pustules (pimples), tightness, flushing and flakiness. Rosacea even in its mildest form can have an emotional impact.

IPL wavelength of light is used to destroy targeted blood vessels and will significantly reduce the appearance of thread veins. However, the IPL will treat the characteristics and not the cause, other factors to consider will be preventative measures such as environmental factors and lifestyle choices. The treatment may be required again after a year.

Am I suitable for the treatment?

Treatment is suitable for most people.

How does treatment feel?

Treatment is comfortable; however, it can feel like the skin is been flicked and will be warm.

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Dermapen

What is Dermapen?

Dermapen® is a medically approved electronic micro needling device that is used 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 abrasions. As the Micro Needling device moves across the skin, it makes pinpoint punctures to create very minor micro-"injuries." In response to the perceived "injury," a cascade of growth factors are released, which in turn triggers new collagen synthesis.

This process has two major benefits - it effectively stimulates collagen formation and provides a clear channel for topical serums to be absorbed through the surface of the skin. Triggering the healing process with a series of treatments, the body will keep repairing the skin incrementally and cumulatively to offer a fabulous result.

The result is smoother, firmer and younger looking skin. Once the desired result has been achieved, it is important to maintain collagen stimulation by returning for maintenance treatments.

At Skin Deep we will discuss the approximate number and frequency of treatments you may require in your consultation. The number of treatments you require will depend on your reason for treatment, the amount of collagen in your skin and any environmental stresses which may negatively affect your skins condition such as smoking, an unhealthy diet and sun exposure.

Each treatment will generally take place 6-8 weeks apart depending on your response to treatment and the condition being treated. As a general guide, a series of 3 -6 treatments may be recommended.

What does Dermapen Treat?

  • Lifts, tightens and rejuvenates skin.
  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Improves stretch marks.
  • Reduces enlarged pores.
  • Improves acne scars.
  • Enhances deeper product penetration.
  • Increase product efficiency.
  • For all skin types including darker skins.
  • Any part of the body can be treated.
  • Minimum down time, faster healing.

Dermapen procedure:

Micro Needling is performed in a safe and precise manner with the use of a sterile, disposable tip that allows effective treatment to hard-to-reach places (e.g. around the eyes, nose, and lips). The basic Micro Needling treatment includes the application of healing gels and serums during the treatment. The entire treatment is normally completed within 30 minutes depending on the required treatment and the anatomical site. New healthy skin appears within 4 weeks after treatment and can last up to two years.

How does treatment feel?

Unlike other methods of needling, the oscillating motor featured with Pen technology dissipates nerve receptors allowing for a painless and comfortable treatment; all that is felt is a mild vibrating sensation with light pressure.

What will my skin be like afterwards?

Dermapen treatment allows for effortless needling with minimal downtime.

The sensitivity and redness will diminish significantly within 24 hours.

The appearance of petechiae or small blood blisters is common and perfectly normal around areas of thinner skin quality especially around the eye area which usually disappear within 3-4 days.

This may be accompanied by a feeling of tightness and the appearance of slight flaking. A non-occlusive mineral make-up may be used to conceal any redness immediately after the treatment.

Other common short-term side effects include itching, discomfort, pinpoint bleeding. Additionally, the skin may look and feel like it has a rough texture; these effects generally last 2-7 days as the treated skin flakes off and is replaced by new improved tissue.

Homecare Advice

· Use recommended daily skincare & SPF to relieve the symptoms of redness, inflammation, swelling, tightness or flakiness and protect from further sun damage.

· During recovery, the use of scrubs or active ingredients such as vitamin A or AHAs and perfumed products should be stopped for a minimum of 3-7 days.

· Avoid direct sun exposure for 2 weeks after a Dermapen treatment as the skin will be sensitive.

· Any redness may be easily concealed with a mineral make-up during recovery.

· It is recommended to avoid high-cardio workouts and any activities that may cause heat or sweat for a minimum of 48 hours post-treatment.

· In case the skin develops a crust or a scab, you must not pick it as that may lead to scarring.

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Vein Away

What is vein away?

Vein away is the platinum standard for removal of thread veins which provides a comfortable treatment with immediate results. Vein away treatment targets these small veins using a Teflon filament, meaning all skin types can be treated with no risk of allergies. The frequency used is controlled in short cycles as apposed to other frequencies, where the pattern of heat is three times higher which can cause irritation and damage to the skin. This heat will coagulate the skin imperfections.

Treatment sessions are usually fifteen or thirty-minute sessions depending upon your personal requirements and follow up sessions if required would be carried out in 2-6 after the initial session.

Please note for optimum results you may require more than one session this can be discussed at the consultation

*consultation is required previous to treatment a £20.00 deposit is required

What does Vein Away treat?

  • Blood Vessels
  • Spider Veins
  • Cherry Angiomas
  • Skin Tags
  • Millia

What does it feel like after treatment?

Skin will be red and feel warm, this will disappear quickly within a few hours.

Healthcare Advice 48 hours after procedure

Do not touch the area

Avoid perfume-based products

Do not use heavy foundations – 100% mineral is allowed

Avoid sun exposure and use SPF 30

Do not exfoliate the skin- micro crusts may appear these will disappear on their own if left untouched and will not mark

Do not consume aspirin or any other medication that thin the blood

Avoid exercise

Apply appropriate soothing product given after treatment

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