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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

Book FREE Divine Pro consultation HERE.

Try our new treatment – LipoFirmMed Skin Tightening! This is the newest treatment at Skin Essentials. 

LipoFirmMed is a very comfortable treatment to receive and takes just 30 minutes per session (to be taken weekly). A course of 6 will give maximum results which will last up to 2 years. There is very little downtime with this facial treatment, just some red/pink colour in the treated areas for a couple of hours.

LipoFirmMed is perfect for those who want visible, lasting results but do not want or do not need the added wrinkle reduction and resurfacing of the more intensive Pyramid Facelift treatment. Choose this one when sagging or crepey skin is your main concern. Especially effective on the neck!

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 €65 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 €78

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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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).

 

The year so far in YOUR words – client testimonials

It has been a really exciting year for Skin Essentials,

Between learning the latest in:

  • Skin science,

  • Ingredients and applications from world-leading educators such as Lance Setterfield and Patrick Johnson,

  • Travelling to some lovely destinations including Adare Manor and Phoenix, Arizona

(I know, hard life!)

And exclusively launching the very best of anti-ageing treatments into Ireland with our Divine Pro machine, we’ve had a busy time!

But while the travel and learning is great in and of itself, the reason we do what we do is to provide the best possible results and experience for you, our valued clients.

In return we get to experience your delight as your skin gets better and better, younger and younger and that’s where the real joy of our job is.

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Here are some lovely testimonials left by our happy clients this year.

Do you have any feedback or comments for us? Just drop us a line at info@skinessentialsbymariga.com or go to our Facebook page.

Hi Mariga, I now know it’s a Sunday but I can’t contain the excitement to wait until tomorrow to mail you and let you know the amazing results that I can already see after my fabulous treatment yesterday. 11 lines are definitely softer looking. Already looking forward to the next one. Many many thanks

So what can you expect from Skin Essentials in 2019? 

We’re getting ready for a very special launch of an even more progressive, non-surgical lift, customizing our advanced treatments for each client. Stay tuned for more details coming soon… 

If you’re not already signed up to our Skin Essentials newsletter, join the club HERE and keep up-to-date with our latest news and offers.

If you would like to find out more about our Divine Pro treatments and to see if they are right for you, book a FREE Divine Pro consultation where our expert therapists will assess your skin and advise on the best treatments for you.

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TriPollar and LED facial

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If you are looking for a fast, results-based facial to give you a super-glow before a big event or night out then we have just what you are looking for!

Our newest super-high-tech facial, created by Mariga in response to YOUR requests, is a blend of two exclusive technologies…

The TriPollar radiofrequency and BioPhotas light therapy which work together to brighten, tighten and sculpt your features for a fast result when you want to look the absolute best version of you – today!

TriPollar technology gently but deeply heats the facial tissues, tightening existing collagen fibres and encouraging the growth of new ones for an immediate tightened effect and longer-term youthful collagen boost.

BioPhotas’ LED is a low level light therapy that is best described as the application of specific wavelengths of light to tissue to obtain therapeutic benefits.

This can be customised to each individual’s needs but some examples of the therapeutic benefits are: reducing inflammation, up-regulating mitochondrial function to re-energize cells, collagen production or anti-bacterial action for acne or rosacea sufferers.

An hour long, this lovely treatment is warm, relaxing and has little to no downtime. You could have this on the same day as your event and wear makeup straight after if you wish.

This facial is suitable for all skin types and will leave you with a tighter, hydrated and radiant complexion. Not suitable for those who are pregnant, those with epilepsy or anyone prone to migraines.

This treatment costs €165 and can be booked online by clicking the button below, or call us on 053 9145981 for more info.

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What NOT to do before your facial!

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I have done many thousands of facial treatments over the years and yet I can still be surprised by some of the things people will do before their facial.

From arriving straight from a lip waxing appointment to turning up with a coldsore, each time it reminds me that what may seem obvious to me is not necessarily so obvious to everyone.

I think maybe we are all guilty of forgetting that fact sometimes, in whatever area of expertise we operate.

Sometimes too, some temporary medications for a recent illness or even some types of painkillers can preclude treatment, or change the type of treatment that we can do for you on that particular day.

So to help ensure that we can go ahead with your facial service I made the video below covering some of the more common scenarios I come across, to help you get the timing right for your treatment.

I hate having to turn someone away when they turn up looking forward to a lovely hour for themselves so I hope this helps you avoid that situation!

Book your next treatment online or call us on (053) 914 5981.

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Our top three treatments for men

All of our treatments at Skin Essentials, as well as our homecare products, are equally suitable for use by men or women.

We have found over the last couple of years that our male client base is growing really quickly when compared to past years and there are some treatments and products that are in higher demand among our male clientele that others.

So although all of our treatments are open to anyone, here are the top three chosen by the men of Wexford and beyond:

Red vein & skin tag removal: Does just what it says, this is the number one service chosen by the male clientele of Skin Essentials. Performed using either diathermy (electro-dessiction) or cryotherapy (freezing), these quick procedures are in high demand.

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LED facials: Adaptable for skin needs as diverse as rosacea, acne, and dull skin, these light-based facials are particularly popular among our male clients, perhaps because they don’t need to shave before treatment!

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Extraction facials: Targeted at softening and removing visible blackheads and whiteheads as well as those forming under the skin. Includes full face and eye area deep cleanse and hot towel steam.

If any of the above sounds like something you’d like to try, book your appointment online or call us on (053) 914 5981.

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