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‘Beta’spot relief

Why does a spot always appear when you least want it? Of course there is never a good time for a breakout but they have an uncanny way of happening just before an important ‘meeting’.

Medik8 Beta Gel to the rescue. With a spot you want to be able to target it immediately without drawing attention to it. This product is discreet but infused with actives. Azelaic acid targets the bacteria and inflammation whilst Salicylic acid is a gentle B.H.A. which works to unblock pores, clear dead skin and prevent congestion that could lead to further outbreaks.
The product is a handy handbag size and forms an invisible film on the skin that will sit underneath a concealer. It is soothing and calming and contains no Benzoyl peroxide. This targeted spot defence will aid blocked pores, black and white heads. RRP £31 15ML. PROMOTIONAL PRICE £25.

Beauty sleep

Almost everyone has some big celebration, party or event in the spring and summer months.
Already brides are coming into the salon wanting to know how they can achieve the perfect bridal complexion.
We are not all brides but any gathering where we are meeting with old friends, ‘x’s’ or new family and connections is a motivation to get our skin care right so we look our best.
The optimal time to rejuvenate your skin is at night and what you need is a non irritating,fast absorbing Vitamin A serum to not only improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles but loss of firmness. The skin feels incredibly smooth in the morning. Clinical trials have shown Vitamin A works on the various signs of ageing to give the skin a clarity and improved texture as well as helping acne prone and pigmented skin. Not all Vitamin A products are comfortable to use and have often been abandoned because of irritation.
MEDIK8 has a range of Retinol products that are non irritating and used in accordance with professional guidance give great results. Several things make Medik 8 Retinols so acceptable by the skin. First the company has a ‘fresh batch’ policy that guarantees quality and the products are encapsulated to release slowly over time so avoiding the irritation that potent Retinol formulations tend to cause.For the eye area where the skin is particularly sensitive there is a professional strength under night serum that works incredibly well on crows feet and dark circles. Medik8 Retinol Eyr TR (time release)
Medik8 Retinol line come in varying strengths and I advise starting with 3TR. Stronger is Retinol 6TR and contains Vitamin E. I don’t advise starting with this strength but rather progressing to it over time. Skin well accustomed to Retinol will tolerate Retinol 10TR balm.
With all products introduce them slowly. Typically use serums initially only twice a week before increasing use to 3 times a week. If any irritation is experienced reduce use again.
Your skin may go to bed tired but you want it to wake fresh, smooth and restored. Medik8 Night cream is replete with unique anti-oxidants such as Passion Flower and Valerian.With such ingredients how could you not sleep well and wake radiant!
This month Retinol 6TR is offered at the same as Retinol 3TR .

Japanese facial

Skeyndor ko-bi-do facial.

It is amazingly satisfying to learn a completely new massage routine and technique. The complexion is visibly invigorated yet the treatment sensation is one of relaxation.

Japanese Facial Massage uses the concepts of Oriental Medicine combined with four distinct stages of techniques to improve one’s complexion, remove toxins from the face, prevent and soften facial wrinkles whilst bringing a balance to one’s emotions and Ki (life force). This improves one’s overall health and our skin always reflects this Combined with Skeyndor’s Global Lift skin tightening and lifting ingredients it is a great facial
1hr 15mins – £75.00 but introductory promotion £65.

Destock

2015 is here. Out with the old and in with the new.. body shape!

Attack that extra bulk on one, two or both fronts!

Available in salon is a new generation Body Contouring Professional treatment for waist, buttocks and thighs. The formulations are potent, containing Raspberry Ketones and Green Coffee. For impatient clients wanting ‘immediate’ results the combination of salon treatment, electrotherapy , homecare and Destock contouring shorts is impressive . The reducing shorts available in Daydreams now. They release gradually micro-encapsulated anti-cellulite substances into the skin. It is recommended they are worn for 8 daytime hours and wearing them during physical exercise is beneficial.

The body contouring professional treatment starts with skin conditioning and exfoliating. Next the metabolism is boosted with product that has a heat like effect before the fat burning stage that uses Skeyndor Mesoscience equipment. The final stage is a deep lymphatic massage and wrap.
The treatment is pleasant and takes about an hour and cost £60 but there will be discounted packages
6 treatment are generally recommended but individual treatment plans will be advised depending on type and severity of cellulite.
To register interest in demonstrations and opening offers e-mail ask@daydreamsbeauty.co.uk and refer to Destock.

How permanent is a cosmetic tattoo

How permanent are permanent cosmetics?
The degree of permanency does vary from client to client. Each body and every lifestyle is different.
Sun exposure, unique body chemistry, medical conditions alongside facial care routines all effect colour fading.
If someone is using sun beds regularly the implanted pigment will be affected and the individual who exfoliates regularly will need to protect the tattooed area.

Colour can be refreshed and this is advised. The cost for this is generally only 50% of the list price.

Slim chance.

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”

This statement probably explains why so many of us are frustrated at best and discontent at worst about our body. The naked reality, which nobody sees more than ourselves, can be a stark reminder of time passing, neglected fitness regimes, diet and skin care.
It is though never too late to tighten things up. Loosing body mass can take time but reshaping, tightening and firming the skin can be achieved within a few weeks. Actual body exposure at this time of year may be more limited but during the party season we all tend to show a little extra!
I recommend 3 clean, easy and effective body services to you. Body exfoliation with glycolic which is especially good for back, chest and shoulders. Body sculpting with radio frequency/micro -current muscle toning. Skin smoothing and tightening with Skeyndor electrotherapy.
Bottom line is be firm…with yourself! Prepare now and be ahead for the next season…spring.
Skeyndor body treatments. Treatments are individually £60 but a series of 6 can be purchased for £280

Permanent Cosmetic for 2015?

Permanent make up is known by several titles, semi-permanent cosmetic, micro-pigmentation but it is basically a cosmetic tattoo. It is a safe procedure when carried out by a trained technician, with equipment designed to prevent cross contamination, safely formulated pigments and proper aftercare is observed.
Those that seek this service might be sports or professional people as a convenience, those with poor eyesight or dexterity or when through maturity or accident features have altered and alopecia sufferers. The most usual procedures are on the brows, eyeliner and lip.
Lip and eyeliner procedures do not require the level of artistry that designing eyebrows does. Traditionally a powder brow was popular but now there is a trend to a hair stroke brow. The process of permanent cosmetics has changed dramatically in the past two decades with new techniques still emerging.
Is it painful? The degree of discomfort is client specific but I have had many a client drop off to sleep! The location of the procedure and technician skill are relevant.
How permanent is permanent? The level of permanency can vary with lifestyle, medical conditions, facial care but a good procedure places the particles of pigment into the dermal layer of the skin. Natural fading will occur but colour refreshing is advised at a reduced cost.
Not everyone is a suitable candidate so consultation is essential. This presents an opportunity to discuss medical background, design and colour. All I want for 2015 is a matching pair of eyebrows! Daydreams prices are very competitive but having been fixed for a number of years are due to increase in the spring.

Certified Practioner in Permanent Cosmetic

I have been qualified in micro -pigmentation since 1997 and have taken many advance courses since but last month I studied to qualify as a CPCP. This International certificate insists on Blood Bourne Virus education with current certification. Stage 1 was to update that training. Revising for the full exam was tough because it covered a vast amount of material and there were topics that I had not focused on before either as a skin care therapist or tattooist. I left the exam quite uncertain about the outcome because the pass mark was 81%. Thankfully my mark was 93% but the best aspect of the exercise was I did gain new knowledge. The thing is if you don’t know something you think you know nothing!

Permanent make up is known by several titles, semi-permanent cosmetic, micro-pigmentation but it is basically a cosmetic tattoo. It is a safe procedure when carried out by a trained technician, with equipment designed to prevent cross contamination, safely formulated pigments and proper aftercare is observed.
Those that seek this service might be sports or professional people as a convenience, those with poor eyesight or dexterity or when through maturity or accident features have altered and alopecia sufferers. The most usual procedures are on the brows, eyeliner and lip.
Lip and eyeliner procedures do not require the level of artistry that designing eyebrows does. Traditionally a powder brow was popular but now there is a trend to a hair stroke brow. The process of permanent cosmetics has changed dramatically in the past two decades with new techniques still emerging.
Is it painful? The degree of discomfort is client specific but I have had many a client drop off to sleep! The location of the procedure and technician skill are relevant.
How permanent is permanent? The level of permanency can vary with lifestyle, medical conditions, facial care but a good procedure places the particles of pigment into the dermal layer of the skin. Natural fading will occur but colour refreshing is advised at a reduced cost.
Not everyone is a suitable candidate so consultation is essential. This presents an opportunity to discuss medical background, design and colour.
Sara Esler: Certified Practitioner of Permanent Cosmetics

. Daydreams Bury St. Edmunds
www.daydreamsbeauty.co.uk

cosmetic tattoo

I am celebrating a new qualification in Permanent Cosmetics with a special offer.

Last week end I travelled to Yorkshire to take 2 exams. When I left college I vowed I would never enroll for another examination.
How many times have I impulsively registered for an advanced certification within and beyond the beauty and aesthetic industry.

A client last week said to me “You have an amazing thirst for knowledge”. Within my industry I think that is true. I feel compelled to be offering my
clients the very best I am capable of.

The first exam was updating my certification in Blood Borne Viruses which could not be more topical or important at this time.
The second was more daunting.
The American qualification for permanent cosmetic tattooist. I can now proudly display the logo of C.P.C.P.
Certificated Permanent Cosmetic Practitioner. Exam aside it was an extremely informative process and I certainly gained knowledge. The qualification only remains current if education is on-going so no looking back.. only forward.
During the month of NOVEMBER I SHALL BE OFERING A 10% DISCOUNT ON PROCEDURES AND 25% OFF A SECONDPROCEDURE

Virtual mesotherapy

Very excited. Autumn promised to be both uplifting and a smooth ride. I trained and took ownership of a new electro therapy device.
When just home from day 1of training I was even more excited and I had had a fantastic facial. Day 2 was full of promise. Line filling is always in demand but some of us prefer not to be’ filled up’ with injectables because inevitably the ‘coming down’ shows even more deteriation. Non invasive mesotherapy by Skeyndor. Micro-current at the correct level and with the correct technique has been proven to sculpt and restore muscle tone but now there is the opportunity to go to another level with micro and macro face lifting. Register your interest with an e-mail toask@daydreamsbeauty.co.uk to be amongst the first to benefit from this wonderful new facial treatment and the opening offers. November has seen the fruits of this training. Initial results have been so pleasing. Now after 3 months I can confirm the mesofiller facial by Skeyndor achieves excellent results.

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