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Hydra Facial

Skin Gym Hydrafacial
This is a clever machine that boasts several of the modalities in one, such as microdermabrasion, peels, and LED, to name but a few. It is easy to understand why these are adored by celebrities as it offers quick results on so many levels of skincare.

Jetpeel

Skin Nerd Jet Peel Facial
This involves the use of a device that delivers high-speed jets of saline solution to the skin to micro-exfoliate the top four layers of the skin and stimulate the circulation. There is no downtime and no use of harmful chemicals. Ideal for acne-prone skin with dehydration.

High Frequency

Skin Gym High Frequency
This is a rapidly oscillating current with a frequency of 20,000 cycles per second. Excited? The current produces heat in the tissue and therefore has a physiological effect on the skin. There are two method of high frequency: Direct or Indirect. Direct high frequency will increase circulation, aid exfoliation,...

Microdermabrasion

Skin Gym Microdermabrasion
This is a mechanical form of exfoliating the skin. Typically each unit consists of a compressor and a low pressure action pump, which delivers a controlled amount of crystals to gently abrade the superficial layer of the skin. Alternatively there are some modalities that use diamond heads to have...

Galvanic

Skin Gym Galvanic
This is again using electrics in the treatment room. Desincrustation will deep cleanse and remove oil while Iontophoresis is a means to introduce water molecules substances into the skin for specific purposes. Would you love to learn more about the anode/cathode, anions, cations situation? Too nerdy?! The benefit of using...

LED

LED Facial
Light Emitting Diode (LED) is otherwise known as light therapy without any light damage or sensitivity to the sun. It looks like a sunbed but this is where the similarities end. A relatively new concept on Irish shores, these devices are used in clinics, salons and hospitals worldwide. LED...

Facial

A facial is a name used to describe a treatment that is typically relaxing, an all body- and mind-encompassing experience. It is offered by salons and spas alike. It is not typically an active treatment for the skin but an essential tool to destress the body – which too...

Microcurrent

This treatment is similar to Slendertone for the face. It has an effect on the skin but its ultimate aim is to recontour the muscles of the face. We all typically exercise in a gym, are outdoors regularly and manipulate our muscles on our body. This treatment passively exercises...

Chemical Peel

Skin Gym Chemical Peel
I am not discussing Samantha Jones Sex and the City dermal peels as such (dermal = needs general anaesthetic and to hibernate for 7-10 days post treatment). The word ‘chemical’ conjures the image of peeling and I 100% understand why. Please be aware that there are various strengths, ingredients,...

IPL

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is otherwise known as a photo facial. It is a broad spectrum light that converts its light energy into heat. This light is emitted from a head piece and absorbed by the broken capillaries, pigment lesions, sebaceous glands, collagen or hair follicles. It is used...

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