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All About IPL Photofacial: A Secret to Flawless Skin

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Have you ever heard of IPL Photofacial Skin Care? If not, you are most likely missing out on one of the most revolutionary anti-ageing solutions for your skin. IPL Photofacial, a non-invasive skin therapy, is used to treat numerous skin conditions such as rosacea and acne scars. IPL Photofacial also treats various skin pigmentation such as brown spots on skin from sun damage.  This article focuses on everything you need to know about IPL Photofacial so that you don’t miss out. How Does an IPL Photofacial Work? An IPL Photofacial is considered the most advanced of the different types of laser treatments for treating pigmented areas of the skin.  The IPL Photofacial uses a cold air handpiece that emits a specific wavelength of light specifically designed to target unwanted pigmented areas on the skin. The intense pulsed light (IPL) device directs broad-spectrum, high-intensity flashes of heat into the skin. The heat converts the water and fat in the top layer of your skin to vapour, whi

5 Things You Need to Know About Laser Hair Removal

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The days of razor burns and ingrown hairs are officially over! These days, shaving is a thing of the past. That’s because laser hair removal is one of the best and most convenient ways to remove your body hair.  If you’ve heard about laser treatment and you’re considering booking a session, there are some things you should know first. So we’ve compiled a list of the five most important things you need to know before undergoing laser hair removal treatments.  It’s a Quick Process When you think about zapping each hair follicle with a laser, you probably assume that it takes hours to finish each area. But that isn’t the case.  Though the duration of sessions will vary depending on the client and the treated area, sessions usually don’t go for much longer than an hour. Typically, only large areas take this long. Smaller areas such as the bikini line and armpits can take as little as ten minutes, while the upper lip may only take two or three. It’s Not Too Painful People often wonder, do

What Is Microdermabrasion and How Can It Improve Your Skin?

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When you look in the mirror, do you notice sun damage on your face? Do you have acne scars or blotchy skin? Is your complexion dull or is your skin tone uneven? If you can relate to any of these statements, then microdermabrasion might be the perfect treatment for you. This cosmetic procedure removes the top layer of the skin, promoting the growth of a healthy new layer for an overall brighter and smoother complexion. Microdermabrasion is safe for all skin types and can treat many different issues, from age spots and superficial scars, to blackheads and fine lines. In this article, we’ll look at who would most benefit from microdermabrasion and the numerous ways this popular exfoliation treatment can improve appearance. What Is Microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion is a minimally invasive skin-rejuvenation procedure that uses the combination of abrasion and suction to reveal a firmer, smoother complexion. Unlike more aggressive procedures, no needles or anesthesia are used. Microdermabr

Why You Should Get a Body Scrub

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  If you love facials (and let’s face it, everybody does), why not treat yourself to a full-body facial? In other words, why not get a full-body scrub? Body scrubs are a popular mainstay of spa treatments but not everyone is familiar with them. We think that should change. The best body scrub is one that rejuvenates your skin by exfoliating and hydrating your body in one easy and relaxing session. Massaging the body with a high-quality lotion, mineral salts or sugars and essential oils is the best way to exfoliate skin . The treatment will leave your body feeling soft, smooth and completely refreshed. But if that’s not enough to tempt you, here are some more benefits of getting a body scrub. Hopefully, they’ll convince you to make your first appointment! Promotes Glowy Skin There are two steps to the body scrub process: first, your esthetician will apply the exfoliant scrub to your body, clearing away dead cells and rejuvenating your skin. Second, they will apply high-quality lotion t

The True Reasons You Should Get Your Manicures and Pedicures Professionally Done

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  Most of us can clip, buff, and even paint our nails at home. However, without the skills and equipment of nail care professionals, it can be pretty hard to make your nails look truly great. A fresh and perfectly applied coat of polish is best done by a separate set of hands other than yours, and that’s just one of the many reasons you should favor a professional manicure and pedicure over a DIY session.  Keep reading to find out more reasons why you should get your nails done at a professional beauty spa. Training and Experience The truth is self-evident: a professionally trained individual will do their job better than the average person will. Professional manicurists are paid to look after your nails. As such, unless you have the same equipment and have trained the same way, you can rest assured that your local spa can give you more beautifully manicured fingernails and toenails than what you can do on your own.  Without the proper training and equipment, it isn’t uncommon for peo

Your Guide To Waxing Aftercare

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Waxing is one of the most common forms of removing unwanted body hair. Whether you do it at home or in a salon, it is important to have proper after waxing care that will prevent the development of infections and give the best results. Have you already created your own after wax care guide? Follow our guidelines and enjoy a painless waxing experience.  What not to Wear Choosing the right clothes is definitely one of the most important steps for after wax care. It is recommended to wear loose and breathable clothing that allows air to flow through your skin. Too tight clothing can cause sweating and lead to skin irritations, something all of us would like to avoid.                      Clothing and underwear made of artificial fabrics encourage your body to sweat, and it is well known that sweat is an ideal medium for the reproduction of various types of microorganisms that cause inflammation. Keep in mind that tight clothing rubs against your injured skin, thus contributing to irrit

Dry Skin: Causes And How To Treat It

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If you’re suffering from dry skin, then you’re not alone. Dry skin is something that many people suffer from year-round, and there are many different causes.  If your skin is flaky, itchy, and lacking moisture, it can affect your confidence and, if left untreated, can lead to further health problems like dermatitis. Furthermore, skin is the human body’s biggest organ and protects your body from many infections. That’s why it is vital to look after and alleviate dry skin. If you suffer from chronic dry skin, then read on to learn what could be causing your affliction and how you can improve your flaky and itchy skin. What Causes Dry Skin? Like anything, there are many causes of dry skin . You may have more dehydrated skin than others due to genetics, but other factors may be at play.  Low humidity plays a large role in dry skin. During the colder months, humidity levels drop, which can reduce moisture in the air. Lack of humidity can then affect your skin since it removes natural oils w