Is THIS The Best Facial Treatment In London?
Posted by Tala Barbir in Skin Care, Treatments, Tried & Tested
From Harley Street to Hollywood, Debbie Thomas has become one of the most renowned skin specialists both in the UK and across the pond. Her expertise is derived from a combination of a deep understanding of ageing skin, as well as modern and effective technological treatments. Over the last 15 years, Thomas has specialised in areas such as the HydraFacial, Photo Dynamic Light Therapy, Skin Peels and all the latest laser therapies. Top skin care brands like Elizabeth Arden and SkinCeuticals seek her consultation when creating new top skin care products to keep skin as healthy and as youthful as possible.
Settling in to the Debbie Thomas clinic in Chelsea is both comfortable and informative. The luxurious surroundings are met with a practical consultation and a medical form to ensure you have no allergies and will not react negatively to any of the products. Once in the treatment room, the therapist studies your skin for half an hour and begins a bespoke facial targeting personal concerns whether they be dehydration, rosacea and dark spots (or in this case, all of the above!). The coolest thing about the lasers is that they are multi-purpose, used for both skin and hair removal, and have different light colour treatments depending on your skin issues. The first step was to clean the skin as thoroughly as possible before using the lasers in specific areas – so the SkinCeuticals Gentle Cleanser For Sensitive Skin (salon size) from £79.75 was used to get rid of any impurities before the SkinCeuticals Gel Peel (salon size) from £125.56 was applied to prep the skin for the HydraFacial using red light therapy.
Red light therapy promotes skin healing and human tissue growth, and is a must for the repair of damaged skin cells and for stimulating the production of collagen. The HydraFacial is a skin strengthening treatment with calming properties, as it sucks out toxins from your skin and pushes in rejuvenating vitamins. These promote brightness and healing of tiny, burst veins, as well as clean out bacteria trapped in clogged pores. Yellow light therapy destroys bacteria, and shrinks the sebaceous gland to reduce the production of sebum. This laser is the only type that targets the sebaceous gland to destroy bacteria, without damaging surrounding tissue, so is perfect for treating discolouration as well.
We left the clinic feeling fresh, youthful and more informed on how to take care of ourselves. Here are some top skin care tips:
• Don’t use a sauna or sit under the sun after any laser therapy treatments. • ALWAYS wear sunscreen. • To treat pigmentation issues, top skin care products packed full of with glycolic acid are your best bet – try an online beauty buy like the Skin Doctors Gamma Hydroxy Skin Resurfacing Cream from £39.95. • If acne is your main concern, then opt for top skin care products with salicylic acid like the MALIN + GOETZ Salicylic Gel from £16.50. • A good moisturiser can keep your skin supple for longer – try an online beauty buy like the La Roche Posay Anthelios Ultra-light Face Fluid Spf50+ from £16.50.
Thanks Debbie Thomas!
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