RevitaPen

Introducing the RevitaPen!  Your Safe Alternative to Microneedling

The Revitapen is a professional grade aesthetic implement using nano-technology. This non-invasive cosmetic tool is designed to reduce the signs of aging by painlessly creating hundreds of thousands of microscopic permeates on the surface of the skin. Thus, creating a pathways in the skin to allow the active ingredients to be driven deep for optimal skin restoration.

Benefits of RevitaPen Treatment

1. Gentle exfoliation
2. Increase Hydration.
3. Reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots.
4. Improve texture of skin, diminish scar tissue.
5. Reduce blemishes, inflammation and pigmentation.

Days 1-4 The skin will be tighter, plumper, and more radiant. You may feel some dryness and experience gentle exfoliation.

​Days 5-7 More specific results of the facial will be seen. More evenly toned, firmer skin as well as positive results of your skin concern.
A single session will give you a beautiful result, however if we are dealing with acne scars, chronic acne, sun damage, hyper-pigmentation and deeper lines and wrinkles a series of treatments will be required.

A series of 4 to 6 RevitaPen treatments over a period of two to three months is recommended to achieve the maximum results and benefits.

The Difference RevitaPen Verses Micro-Needling

RevitaPen

  • Uses Revolutionary nano technology
  • No numbing cream required
  • Little to no pain
  • Silicon Pyramid Arrays
  • No bleeding or cross contamination
  • No downtime

Microneedling

  • Numbing Cream Needed
  • Often painful for customers
  • Thick steel needles
  • Often cause pin point bleeding and more
  • Long recovery time

There is no down time or recovery time with the RevitaPen Treatment.

Redness may be apparent for a short time due to increased circulation, products used during treatments but would subside within few hours.

This is a non-invasive procedure uses a unique surgical sphere-shaped tips that creates micro-channels in the skin allowing Osmosis active ingredients to be driven deep for optimal skin restoration.

 

Who is not a candidate for RevitaPen Facials?

Nursing or pregnant women
People with un-diagnosed lesions or skin infections
Recent herpes outbreaks
Severe rosacea
Scars less than 6 months old
Severe solar keratosis
Psoriasis, and people who are diabetic or have other auto-immune system disorders.

 

Why your skin needs you to SLEEP.

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“Beauty Sleep” isn’t just used as a marketing term!!

Having a regular sleeping pattern is the best way to make a noticeable difference to your skin.  When you fall into a REM Sleep (3rd and 4th stages of sleep) your skin goes into repair mode and produces cells and hormones that help boost collagen production.

Sleep increases the sleep hormone melatonin.  Getting a restorative nights sleep can help accelerate the growth of fibroblasts cells, which in turn produce new collagen and elastin. Melatonin also protects skin by acting as a powerful antioxidant to fight off free radical such as damaging UV rays and pollutants.

Also while your sleeping, the production of the stress hormone cortisol is reduced. Cortisol can cause many skin issues, from thinning skin, discoloration, dryness, acne as well as redness. We all know that when we are stressed out to the max  it really affects appearance of our skin.

Need a Facial Nap?  Book your facial now at http://www.allure-skincare-studio.com

Ingredient Spotlight: Mandelic Acid

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Mandelic Acid is a large molecular weight alpha hydroxy acid(AHA) with antibacterial properties and is derived from bitter almonds.

Mandelic acid  works by accelerating cellular turnover, the ridding of dead skin cells, and increasing collagen production  Removing dead skin cells on the surface of the skin will aid in strengthening of the collagen within our skin and soften the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and improve skin texture.

Who doesn’t want healthier, firmer and more glowing skin?

 Skin Script RX Blackberry Enzyme Contains 5% mandelic acid as well as hibiscus flower (a gentle alternative to AHAs), fig and pineapple enzymes.

Perfect for normal and combination skin.

Check out our special offer on the Blackberry Vanilla Bean Facial coming soon the May at

http://www.allure-skincare-studio.com

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Ingredient Spot Light LEMON ZEST

INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT | Lemon

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Exfoliate and brighten the skin with the antioxidant and brightening benefits of Lemon. Lemons are easily available and this citric fruit is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B, Phosphorus and Carbohydrates. Lemon juice is naturally rich with fruit acids and natural sugars. Lemon juice contains several beneficial nutrients, which helps to improve the health of the skin. The natural acids of lemon gently remove dead skin cells and lighten age spots and clears facial discolorations.

Our Lemon Zest enzyme contains 8% arbutin, 6% lactic acid, 3% glycolic acid, and 2% kojic. Perfect for normal and dry skin. It promotes deep hydration that protects from environmental damage while relieving the surface signs of aging. Arbutin and kojic provide extreme lightening capabilities.

This amazing enzyme is featured in our

Strawberry Lemonade Facial

The citrusy, tart lemon enzyme is the lemonade aspect of your facial. Lemon is a great brightener for the skin. The Strawberry Spearmint Mask will create the strawberry aspect of your facial; it contains kaolin clay to help absorb excess oil for pore refinement. It will be a great anti-aging, brightening facial. Lemon and mint are detoxifying. Antioxidants feed our cell membranes so they are permeable and allow nutrition to flow in and cellular waste to flow out.

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Lemon Creme Facial

Put your “fresh” face forward with this citrusy sweet facial! Indulge your complexion with the brightening effects of lemon and the nourishing properties of goji berries and yogurt. Natural lighteners and a boost of antioxidants give this facial the lightening and brightening capabilities to leave your skin refreshed and radiant.

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Ingredient Spot Light MARBLE BERRY

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INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT | Marble Berry

Marble berry extract is derived from the fruit of a unique plant the supplier discovered in the Tanzanian bush. For the first time in the plant world, the supplier says, the fruit of the marble berry plant has been observed reflecting color using a similar method to that of a peacock’s feather or a butterfly’s wing. As a result, it produces a more intense color than any previously described biological material.

It also contains respectable levels of polyphenols – exhibiting exceptional antioxidant activity at very low use levels.
A photo of the ‘polarized light’ effect, as it reflects off a marble berry, is shown. Our lab says that the light reflected is circularly polarized to the left or the right, which is the characteristic of a chiral structure. Plus – the color of the fruit remains exceptionally brilliant for years after being picked.

After the team obtained samples of the raw material, and shipped it to the U.S. to extract and study, they determined that this unique, one-of-a-kind plant displays the most brilliant coloration in the known world.

Marble Berry Nourishing Mask points of interest:
• Rich in actives that combat and help to prevent free radical damage
• Select ingredients hydrate, moisturize, and oxygenate skin
• Incorporates extremely powerful and intelligent antioxidant properties
• Beneficial actives for helping to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines
• Ingredients designed to inhibit the appearance of aging of the skin

This AMAZING masque is featured in our

Grape Vineyard Facial

and

Summer Berry Facial

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Information and Photos courtesy of Skin Script RX

SEE YOUR SKIN IN A NEW LIGHT

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAaDAAAAJDQzMjAwNzU5LWU5ZDUtNDEyNS1iNTBhLTZjMDUzMWMwYjhiMQAn LED Light Therapy Facial is a gentle treatment that uses narrow spectrum light to boost collagen, which creates plumper, younger-looking skin, or to kill the bacteria that causes acne.

LED photo facials are a good choice for people who want to boost collagen or treat acne. Their collagen-boosting, facial rejuvenation properties have been proven with medical research.

How does LED light therapy work? LED is short for Light-Emitting Diode. This therapy is an excellent addition to any facial treatment because it uses different colors of light to enhance the skins cellular metabolism. This accelerates the repairing and replenishment of damaged cells.

NASA’s studies have shown that cells exposed to LED Therapy revitalize skin in it’s natural form but only 150% times faster! The thing I love about using LED Therapy is that’s it’s great for anyone and everyone.

Red LED Light Therapy light to help improve skin texture, color, and tone while diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Red light stimulates fibroblast cells within the dermis to produce collagen and elastin. Collagen plumps up the skin to fill in fine lines and wrinkles, while elastin helps to firm sagging skin. Red light also works to reduce inflammation and thereby decrease the redness associated with rosacea, particularly when used in conjunction with blue light.

Green LED Light Therapy targets melanocytes, melanin-producing cells located in the bottom layer of the skin’s epidermis. It inhibits the production of excess melanin, prevents it from traveling to the skin’s surface, and breaks up melanin clusters to diminish existing discoloration. Over time, spots simply fade away for a younger looking, rejuvenated, and more even complexion.

Blue LED Light Therapy is not a cure, but when used with an acne treatment plan it can help you to achieve the results that you are looking for.

Blue Light treatments are effective because they kill the source of your acne. It attacks the bacterium and stops the problem where it starts.
LED Light Therapy is not to be confused with laser treatments, LED Therapy is non-invasive, causing no pain whatsoever, and there’s absolutely no down time. Because LED Therapy is such a mild, yet effective, treatment the more often you can incorporate this therapy into your skin regimen the better.  This service can be added on to every treatment you receive to start the natural healing, revitalizing power of LED Therapy.

PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE FOR CURRENT OFFERS ON LED LIGHT THERAPY

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Skin Type verses Skin Conditions

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As an Esthetician I get asked all the time “what type of facial or product is best for me.

Generally the first question I ask is what about your skin would you like to change?  Followed by what their current home care regime is.  Often times many clients are not even sure what products to buy.  This can be very confusing when you standing in the aisle with 100’s of products on the shelves.

First you need to know what your skin type is and secondly what skin condition you wish to treat.  Don’t know they difference?

Hopefully this will help break it down.

Skin Types are defined as the skin you are naturally born with and generally fall into these categories. Your basic skincare needs are affected by the type of skin you have and  will determine your daily facial routine.

Normal: Normal skin is characterize as having a smooth texture with small unnoticeable pores,  There are no visible blemishes, greasy patches or flaky areas.

Dry:  Dry Skin is often the most confusing as many people think their skin is dry when its actually dehydrated.  Dry skin is skincare means the absence of oils in the skin.  It is characterized as dull, tight and with flaky patches. The appearance of the pores will be small and your skin may also have lack of elasticity.

Oily: Oily Skin  is caused by overactive sebaceous glands and increased amount of lipids on the skin surface, Your skin will generally appear overly shiny and greasy.  The pores will also be larger and may also be congested and prone to blackheads.

Combination: Combination skin is the most popular skin type.  With a combination skin type your an share one or more of the other skin types listed. Most people with combination skin will have an oilier t-zone area (forehead nose and  chin) and drier areas on the cheeks and under the eyes.

Sensitive:  Sensitive skin is not really a skin type but rather as skin condition. Most people who claim to be sensitive may frequently experience redness, itching, burning, bumps/hives and/or dryness when the application of a topical skin care products. HOWEVER, those who experience sensitivity should ALWAYS choose products suited to sensitive skin before ANY other skin type or skin condition.

Skin Conditions are very different.  Skin conditions are not genetic and can change at any time. Skin conditions  are caused mainly by external factors and can be found on all the different Skin Types.

The most common  skin conditions are

Acne: consists of persistent break outs usually inflamed and/or red

Aging: loss of elasticity and muscle tone as well as wrinkles

Dehydration : 9 of of 10 people are dehydrated due lack of water in the skin (not lack of oils)  You can be oily and dehydrated at the same time.

Hyperpigmentation:  is characterized as having an uneven distribution of melanin or skin tone.  You can experience this in small patches or widely spread all over the body.

This can be caused by many factor

  • Sun exposure can cause Lentigines also known as Age Spots or Liver Spots.  Your best defense is wearing SPF daily!
  • Hormonal changes ( Melasma is common during pregnancy, with thyroid conditions, and in those whom use birth control pills and hormone replacement therapy.
  • Heredity
  • Acne (hyperpigmentation is caused by acne or some other trauma that causes  inflammation in the skin, it is known as PIH, or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

 

These and other conditions can be managed with regular visits to your Esthetican and with a commitment to a proper home care regime.  Still unsure of which way to go?  Book yourself an Allure Signature Facial with me and let go over your skin type your skin condition and get you started with proper treatments and protocols.

Convenient online booking 24/7 at http://www.allure-skincare-studio.com

 

 

FRUIT ENZYME? Which one is good for MY skin?

 

 

allregularenzymes_2_notitleFruit enzyme peels are one of the best treatments you can do for your skin. The upper most outer layers of your skin are made up of dead skin cells containing keratin protein. Fruit enzymes work by specifically breaking down the keratin protein,  accelerating the natural skin cell exfoliation process.

 

Fruit Enzymes can not only exfoliate dead skin cells but with the right enzyme can:

  • Stimulate new cell growth
  • Improve skin tone and texture
  • Decrease the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Alleviate dryness
  • Reduce redness
  • Retexture flaky, scaly skin
  • Clear the pores
  • Prevent the formation of black heads and acne
  • Minimise pore size.

Here at Allure Skincare Studio we proudly use Skin Script Rx  Fruit Enzyme

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Cherry Enzyme

Contains 5% lactic acid, 5% mandelic acid, and 1% arbutin and 1% kojic. Perfect for normal and combination skin. It promotes deep hydration that protects from environmental damage while relieving the surface signs of aging. Arbutin and kojic provide extreme lightening capabilities.

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Raspberry Peach Enzyme
For all skin types.  Raspberry contains high levels of polyphenol antioxidant ellagic acid which soothes skin irritations and reduces inflammation, while peach softens and is aromatically relaxing. Hibiscus flower (flower power) and pumpkin add the exfoliating properties to this enzyme.
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Passionfruit Enzyme
For skin in need of firming (not for rosacea or sensitive skin).  This Kollaren peptide enzyme is meant to firm the skin. Elastin fibers are responsible for the resiliency and elasticity of the skin; collagen I and III give the dermal tissues its strength, resistance and firmness. Kollaren, with its tissue repair properties helps restore collagen and elastin. Passionfruit is an enzyme, as well as a great antioxidant to give the skin a healthy glow.

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Blueberry Enzyme
For normal/combination skin (not rosacea or sensitive skin).  Blueberries contain potent antioxidants for anti-aging. With 1% glycolic and 1% salicylic, this enzyme provides a nice brightening exfoliation that will leave minimized pores and leave the skin feeling very soft.

15% Pumpkin-Orange Enzyme

 

 

 

 

15% Pumpkin-Orange Enzyme

For resilient skin (not for rosacea or sensitive skin).  Packed with Vitamins A and C, this enzyme will exfoliate and reduce oil while your client enjoys the wonderful smell of pumpkin and orange. A 15% pumpkin concentration, it dissolves dead skin while orange provides a beautiful glow to the skin.

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Pomegranate Enzyme
For normal to oily skin with irregular pigmentation.  Pomegranate is a powerful antioxidant which also brightens the skin. Contains 11% lactic, 4% alpha-arbutin, and 2% salicylic. Perfect for normal, aging, oily, or acneic skin. It promotes deep hydration, reduces oiliness and lightens the skin from irregular pigmentation.

 

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Lemon Zest Enzyme

For normal to dry skin with irregular pigmentation. Exfoliate and brighten the skin with the antioxidant and brightening benefits of Lemon. Contains 8% arbutin, 6% lactic acid, 3% glycolic acid, and 2% kojic. Perfect for normal and dry skin. It promotes deep hydration that protects from environmental damage while relieving the surface signs of aging. Arbutin and kojic provide extreme lightening capabilities.

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Coconut/Papaya Enzyme
For all skin types.  Coconut and papaya enzymes dissolve dead skin cells revealing healthy soft skin. The small molecular structure of coconut allows for easy absorption through the skin giving it a soft, smooth texture. Ideal for dry, rough and wrinkled skin. Contains only fruit enzymes for a gentle exfoliation for the most sensitive skin.

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Orange Zest Enzyme (Seasonal)

The Orange Zest Enzyme is an antioxidant, which brightens the skin with small percentages of lactic and glycolic acids to digest dead skin cells and soften sebum.

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Apple Orchard Enzyme (Seasonal)

The Apple Orchard Enzyme is a mild exfoliant used in a nourishing anti-aging facial. Apples are high in Vitamin C and contain potent antioxidants, as well as naturally-occurring malic acid to assist in exfoliation.

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Ginger Enzyme (Seasonal)Benefiting anti-aging, the Ginger Enzyme is formulated with 2% salicylic and 2% mandelic acids to refine pores and brighten and exfoliate the skin.Additionally, the enzyme is formulated with:

  • Ginger
  • Marbleberry
  • Cinnamon and clove

These anti-inflammatory and antioxidant ingredients stimulate microcir­culation and create a warming sensation.

 

Please check out are monthly specials on the upper right corner of our website http://www.allure-skincare-studio.com

One or more of the fabulous enzymes maybe featured!!

Looking for Skin Perfection?

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IMAGE PERFECTION LIFT

This revolutionary modernized Jessner’s formula contains powerful anti-oxidants, correcting peptides and plant-derived stem cells to create “perfection” when treating the following skin conditions:

* Advanced cases of aging (Firms)

* Pigmentation (Lightens)

* Acne (Corrects)

The Image Perfection Lift Peel is our most powerful peel.

This triple effect resurfacing treatment delivers the ultimate in the perfection of your skin with a progressive treatment incorporating highly concentrated skin enhancers. And the exclusive blend of salicylic, lactic, resorcinol and retinol in a blend of peptides and plant derived stem cells creates “perfection” in addressing moderate to severe photo damage, deeper lines and wrinkles, as well as pigmentation disordered and acne. One single treatment in an easy 1-2-3 step self-neutralizing process will reveal ageless, glowing skin.

The Perfection Lift Peel results in a substantial amount of peeling and flaking. Days 1 & 2, your skin is tight & shiny. Day 2, your skin begins to turn a reddish brown color, due to pigment lifting. Days 3, 4, & 5, peeling in varying degrees will occur. Day 6, your skin will begin healing.

 Check out our website for special offers on the PERFECTION LIFT now through February 28th, 2017fb_img_1486417073358

What is Holistic Microderm Abrasion?

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I  know, I know!!  There are so many modalities and tools used in the skincare industry and it can be confusing when your choosing which service you may be wanting.  Today I wanted to focus on HOLISTIC MICRODERM ABRASION since it is a featured modality our February Special offers.

DermaDisc™  is a holistic alternative to traditional microderm with suction.   DermaDisc™ uses a crushed diamond tip wand with gentle vibration to polish and exfoliate the top layer of dead skin cells.  DermaDisc™ leaves your skin smooth, refresh, rejuvenated. DermaDisc™ is very effective for treating sun damaged skin, scars, acne scarring, pigmentation,  and fine lines.

This awesome modality is featured in our Cherry Blossom, Apple Blossom and Orange Blossom Facial Special.  Click the links to purchase any of these special offers this month.

Remember once they are purchased they can be used at your convenience and will not expire.

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