Bad acne? We Have Good News!

Bad acne? Don’t Worry, We Have Good News!

Acne comes in many forms and while you may feel hard done by if your particular type is red, inflamed and angry while your friend has a few blackheads and occasional spots, you may be in for a pleasant surprise. 

You will be pleased to know that the worst acne is actually the easiest to treat and control!

This is because these types of acne eruptions are closer to the surface and so respond much better to treatment. Of course, you must be on the correct treatment to begin with.

Most acne cases will fall into one of the four grades below:

Grade I: Blackheads

Grade II: Blackheads and whiteheads

Grade III: Above plus papules (red, raised spots) and pustules (infected spots)

Grade IV: Above plus deep, hard nodules. This is known as cystic acne

Grades III and IV are actually the easiest to bring under control but also the most likely to scar so it is important that you take advice from a skincare professional as soon as possible to reduce the instance of post-acne scarring and other marking.

With your personalised Skin Essentials by Mariga acne treatment programme you can expect to see major improvement within 3 months with compliance.

Book your assessment now on 053 9145981 and take back control of your skin.

Are you a past acne sufferer and now have scarring left behind?  DOn’t worry – we have great options for dealing with your acne scarring so that you can leave all traces of your acne behind you and move on! Until recently there were many options for red or flat scarring such as microneedling or chemical peels and these are still a great way to improve these types of scarring but indented or pitted scars were not treatable non-surgically until recently.

We now have available to us great new technology that can dramatically improve the depth and colour of these types of scars. See the pic below for a recent result of one of our clients!

Before and after picture of indented acne scarring showing dramatic improvement in depth and colour after a series of Pyramid Facelift Treatments from Skin Essentials by Mariga in Wexford Town

Pitted acne scarring treated with Pyramid Facelift technology at Skin Essentials by Mariga

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Mother Of The Bride 2019

Are you a Mother of the Bride or Groom in 2019?

Huge congratulations if you are going to be Mother of the Bride/Groom this year!

There are exciting times ahead as you help your sons and daughters organise their big day, but we understand its a big day for you too and you want to look your best and feel confident in your skin (and in the photos!)

Here are my top treatment recommendations for being photo-ready and confident mother of the bride or groom this year:

  • It’s never too early to start, particularly if you want to reduce lines. Some therapies need weeks and even months to show full results, especially on firming contours and reducing wrinkles. Give us a call as soon as the date is set and we will work out a plan for you.
  • Left it until the last minute? Don’t worry, we can still shave a few years off, at this stage we focus on temporary rejuvenation to get you camera-ready.
  • Be consistent, using your recommended skincare at home daily, drinking water and eating well every day will reward you with radiant skin and bright eyes for the wedding day and beyond.
  • As a general guide, you need 3-6 months for wrinkle reduction, skin tightening and lifting, 6+ weeks for removing brown patches, red veins, milia or skin tags, 6+ weeks for superficial rejuvenation, skin smoothing and brightening.

What can we do to refresh, rejuvenate and turn back the clock for you?

Here are some different options depending on how much revision you would like to achieve, how much time you have to prepare and of course how committed you are to achieving results.

Rewind with Divine Pro

Choose this when you want serious long-lasting wrinkle revision, skin tightening and scar reduction and have at least 3 months until the wedding.

We have options for every level of age revision from first fine lines to dramatic lifting and tightening.

What will it do for your skin?

  • Dramatic lifting results on wrinkles and sagging skin
  • Eye contours tightened, reduce crows feet
  • Jawline contoured
  • Cheeks and mouth area re-volumised
  • Amazing results on acne scarring – even old scars
  • Neck lifted and tightened
  • Double chin tightened
  • Pores Reduced
  • Visible, lasting results without surgery or injectables

Skin Peels

If you just need some superficial brightening and softening of the skin, enzyme or acid peels are the perfect choice for you. More than a facial, but still very gentle. 

A series of skin peels will refresh your look, hydrating, plumping and smoothing the skin. A minimum of three peels spaced one week apart is optimum, ending one or two weeks before the wedding.

What results can you expect?

  • Brighter skin
  • Smoother skin
  • Diminished lines
  • Evening out of skin colour
  • Makeup applies easily and beautifully

Cost: from €50 per treatment 

Remove annoying blemishes such as sun spots and red veins

Many women are perfectly happy with their skin but just have isolated blemishes on their face or hands that they would love to be rid of.

At Skin Essentials, we can quickly and easily remove sun spots, red veins, milia and skin tags with diathermy or cryotherapy treatments. Book a consultation 6-12 weeks before the wedding.

Cost: Diathermy treatment (red veins, milia) from €35, cryotherapy removal (sun spots) from €75 Read more

Last minute??

Book one of our results-driven facials where we can get your glow back fast! A customised facial will soften and brighten the skin’s surface for a dewy look and a perfect canvas for flawless makeup application.

Or go high tech with our fabulous light & Heat SuperFacial! Combining Light Energy to revitalise skin cells, TriPollar Radiofrequency to lift & tighten skin along with DMA – Deep Muscle Activation therapy – to tighten the jawline, this gives results fast!

Cost: Customised facials start from €50

For more information call us on 053 9145981, or book a consultation to see which treatment would work best for you.

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New Teen Acne Packages

We are so excited to partner with an amazing brand for our new acne treatment programmes.

Skin Script are an independent brand who are making waves in the US aesthetics market with their incredible professional and homecare products for teen acne.

We are delighted to exclusively introduce these protocols into Ireland and look forward to bringing you fantastic results on all grades of teenage acne.

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From occasional pimples to full-blown deep-set acne, we can tailor an in-clinic and at-home programme for you.

Having completed intensive ingredient and protocol certification with Skin Script’s director of education, we are confident that we have sourced the best acne solution on the market for our clients that is consistent and more affordable than many other options.

What’s involved?

This is all about targeted ingredients, used in a customised way for each client, both in the treatment room and at home.

Teen acne needs to be addressed with a very consistent approach in order to disrupt the pattern of blockage-pimple-infection that is occurring in the pores.

The application of at-home products as directed is crucial to the success of the programme so we need a commitment of consistency from you before we start! 

Each regime will consist of a minimum of 6 customised acne treatments and a homecare routine to be followed. You must attend for a consultation first so that we can create a programme for you, and you will take home your products on the first day to begin prepping at home for your clinical treatments.

Once we begin your treatments (anywhere from 1-4 weeks after starting on homecare depending on your skin’s initial presentation), you must attend weekly for 6 weeks while also continuing homecare.

The treatments are short, 20 minutes on average, but very important. Missing a week will mean you will not get the full result.

The treatments will consist of a customised blend of enzymes/acids/masks as well as any necessary extractions.

We will customise a package exactly for you at your initial consultation. Our packages usually consist of 6 x custom-blended peels and a set of products that we would recommend. (Sample treatment package pricing: course of 6 €290 / €60 per individual treatment).

Call us on 053 9145981 for more info, or you can book your teen acne consultation online.

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Get To Know Your Skin Day

On International Get To Know Your Customers Day we are hosting a Get To Know Your Skin Day!

On Friday, 18th January we’re offering a complimentary consultation in our Wexford clinic for new clients.

This complimentary consultation lets us get to know your skin and hopefully helps you to get to know it better too!

Who can benefit?

  • You are new to Skin Essentials and want tips on the best products for your skin or the best way to use your skincare
  • You have a specific skincare question you need answered by an expert
  • You have been thinking about changing to our skincare products or booking one of our treatment courses but weren’t sure if it was right for you
  • You have a spot, discolouration or other skin lesion that you don’t know what it is or if it can be treated – we will let you know!

Each consultation takes just 15 mins and is free of charge. You will also receive a free copy of Mariga’s book – The Skincare Rules, giving you lots of advice on taking the best care of your skin in every way.

Book your complimentary consultation by calling us on 053 9145981. Booking is essential. We look forward to seeing you then!

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Skin Peels – the lowdown

Skin peels, also known as acid peels or chemical peels, remain one of the most asked-about treatments in the skincare world.

Probably due to the amount of media exposure given to the many, many types of peel on the market.

It seems to me like every month there is some buzz about a new peel that gets people all fired up and the queries come in!

The first thing to know is that there is rarely a ‘new‘ peel on the market. There are some great ingredients that have been available for a long time with names that you will be familiar with such as lactic acid, glycolic acid or salicylic acid.

All of which are great tools when used correctly. Generally a new trendy peel that is getting media attention will either be a new brand with great marketing but nothing new to add to the tried and true peels currently available, or a new way of combining existing ingredients to create a specific outcome.

The fact is that there are great peels already available to professional skin therapists and the rest is just repackaging to satisfy the never-ending thirst for the next, newest thing being driven by our consumerist society!

Of course, every now and then, something new does come along but it’s not very often and I will always bring you the latest updates when that does happen!

The more interesting aspect of advancement in peel therapies is when new and subtle variations in ingredient combination or enhanced application techniques are developed that give us therapists the opportunity to custom-prescribe, apply and enhance traditional peels.

This has benefits for the client including things like more comfortable or faster treatments, custom peel courses that evolve as your skin does so that each treatment is blended based on the results of the last, less downtime from treatment and ultimately an enhanced experience in terms of the process and the results.

Peels are not the answer to every skin issue, but they are a great tool if you are looking to correct any texture issues from mild congestion all the way through to deep acne. They are also only as good as your commitment!

To see results, particularly on acne, you MUST have your peels when recommended and use the appropriate home-care as prescribed to get full results.

If you are curious about whether a peel or course of peels are right for your skin just get in touch with us and we will be happy to advise you.

Call us on 053 9145981 or book a consultation/treatment for the New Year by clicking the link below.

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Introducing the Total Transformation Treatment for 2019

We are delighted to give you a sneak peek at our NEW Total Transformation Treatment for 2019…

Say hello to our exclusive Modular Facelift!

What is the modular facelift?

This is a 6 part highly customised version of our Pyramid Facelift technology.

It includes a total of 6 full treatments of Voluderm or Trifractional Resurfacing, the number of each chosen according to your exact needs. Usually taken in six treatments over 6-10 weeks (the time frame will be set for your particular skin requirements at your consultation).

Spacing the treatments out over 6 sessions instead of the three usually recommended for the Pyramid Facelift, gives us the ability to micro-customise your results as each treatment will be determined on the results of the previous session.

What is the difference between the Modular Facelift and the Pyramid Facelift?

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The Modular Facelift uses a different application of the same technologies that we have been using in the Pyramid, but instead of using all three modalities in each session, we separate them out so that each one can be used at a higher or deeper intensity as a stand alone.

This gives us more customisability which is especially useful in the case of specific issues rather than general anti-ageing.

For example, choose the Pyramid Facelift for general age revision and all over skin rejuvenation and tightening where you want an all over lifted effect but do not have any one area of the face that is more aged than another.

Choose the Modular Facelift where there are particular parts of the face that may need extra or deeper work, such as very pronounced eye bags or loss of volume around the mouth. You will still get the general anti-ageing results as with the Pyramid Facelift but with added enhancement of extra attention to any particular problem area. (There is approximately 50% more treatment in the Modular Facelift package than the Pyramid Facelift trio).

The Modular Facelift is also a fantastic option for those with sensitive or reactive skin who cannot take the intensity of a Pyramid Facelift.

Dramatic results on:

  • Jawline tightening
  • Eye contour lines reduced (crows feet)
  • Eye Bags tightened
  • Loose skin is tightened and lifted
  • Cheeks are volumised
  • Smile line is lifted
  • General reduction in wrinkles
  • Younger, fresher appearance
  • Texture dramatically smoothed – satin-like finish to the skin
  • Scars reduced

Stay tuned for more details to come on our Modular Facelift.

We’ll be launching our Total Transformation package pricing and sharing the latest news and technology of our Modular Facelift with you in January, 2019.

January Introductory Offer: €1300 (save a total of €500 over indvidual pricing or save an extra €200 on our regular pre-paid package price of €1500).

 

Merry Christmas from Skin Essentials

Introducing our Christmas ad from South East Radio!

Our ad launches next week so be sure to tune into 95.2 – 96.4FM.

Don’t forget we have Gift vouchers and fabulous Gift sets available for your loved ones (or yourself).

 

Our last guaranteed delivery date in time for Christmas is 20th December, and our couriers last collection date will be 19th December. We will continue posting orders until Sat, 22nd December. 

For last minute gift buying you’ll be happy to know we are open Sun, 23rd and Mon, 24th December. 

Shop online and in our Wexford clinic.

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