Ego Visage (@egovisage)

A brand new treatment introduced into Peterborough by Ego Visage. Skin tightening of eye area, loose tummy skin, wrinkles, the neck, crows feet. A non invasive treatment which in most cases is permanent.

#egovisage #peterborough #clinic #fibroblast #skintightening #eyelidlift #eyebagremoval #wrinkleremoval #microdermabrasion #microblading #lvl #lashextensions #lashlifts #nouveaulashes #openpores #blackheads #semipermanentmakeup #smokerslines #semipermanentbrows #smoothskin #congestedskin #skinbase #lcn #cambridge #stamford #sawtry #oakham

Scandilashroom (@scandibeautyroom)

Facials will be available from the 14th of December make sure to book in before Christmas! I will be offering gift vouchers leading up to Christmas so let me know if you'd like to purchase a gift voucher for someone special 💆🏼🎁🎄 #scandibeautyroom #goftvoucher #facials #treatyoself #acne #scaring #ageing #dehydtrated #congestedskin #facialisneeded #shouldermassage @scandibeautyroom

(@skincaremagpie)

TOPICAL SULPHUR: FRIEND OR FOE? ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀
So this post was going to be my entry for #SkinEmmies2017 - Mask but then I ended up being waylaid by a literature search on topical Sulphur…and life, in general. Anyway better late than never, right? ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀

If you’ve followed my feed for long enough - you’ll note that I am a fan of ZO Sulphur mask - it is my belated winning entry for best mask but it has always been a curiosity as to why it is not in greater use in skincare products. Paula’s Choice has this to say “Can be a potent skin sensitizer. Sulfur also has a high pH, which can encourage the growth of bacteria on skin. Sulfur has more negatives than positives for skin, and its use to treat skin concerns should be seen as a last resort if other ingredients (such as benzoyl peroxide, azelaic acid, and salicylic acid) don't work as well as you had hoped.” ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀

Already alarm bells are ringing - not least because I don’t understand what they mean by Sulphur having a high pH (pH is not an intrinsic quality of an element (or compound for that matter, unless it’s water)). That said, I acknowledge that the Sulphur mask has a pH of 8.0 - which is very typical of clay masks, particularly any that are heavy in Bentonite. Moreover, a lazy search on Sulphur indicated that Sulphur is often added to soil suspensions to lower their pH to the acidic range (although it’s hard to know whether they were referring to elemental Sulphur…) ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀

Nevertheless, nitpicking aside, I followed the info in the citation through to its original source (they cite a paper which cites another paper…), but then again if I were Paula’s Choice I probably wouldn’t cite the original paper either since this is what it says: ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ “Salicylic acid and sulphur have been used for many years on the basis of their keratolytic action but based on evidence they are probably best avoided.” [1] ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀

So it seems like some people have beef against Sulphur (and against mine and Paula’s beloved salicylic acid too…) Anyway, wanting to get to the bottom of this, I wanted to seek out why some are so sceptical of the usage of Sulphur in skincare. There appears to be three main sources of negativity: ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀
CONTD 👇 1/3

Skin Health Specialist (@threegraceshealthbeauty)

I am a huge fan of incorporating a face oil into all skincare routines however it has to be exceptional. The @ediblebeautyau '& Snowflower Illuminating Oil' is my client's favourite product and the star product in today's Gift Box! I use it during our facials @threegraceshealthbeauty and educate our clients as to the best way to incorporate the oil into their routine for the most beneficial results. It's BRIGHTENING, NOURISHING & REJUVENATING for all skin types and conditions.
This illuminating 100% organic face oil containing a cocktail of unique wildcrafted Australian active botanicals and I promise that you will LOVE IT!! I add it to my moisturiser every morning and night or to my foundation for a healthy glow, my nails every night and my hair 💚

This synergy of oils unleashes a wave of rejuvenating and collagen boosting activity to infuse the skin with youth, vibrance and vitality. Snowflower Seed Oil and Kakadu Plum are abundant in vitamin C to boost collagen production and brighten the skin whilst Emu Apple Seed Oil has four times the antioxidants of Blueberries and natural waxes to nourish and rejuvenate the skin. Jojoba Seed Oil and Banksia Seed Oil reduce inflammation and encourage skin suppleness 💚🌿💚
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#organicbeauty #nurture #faceoil #essentialoils #antiageing #acne #dehydration #wrinkles #selfcare #luxurytreatments #luxuryskincare #loveit #clientfavourite #threegraceshealthbeauty #pigmentation #wellness #confidence #greenbeauty #ediblebeautyau #youthful #congestedskin #agedskin #oilyskin #ethical #glow #turnbeautyinsideout #holistic #healing #salon #castlehill

Plush Minks™️LLC 🐣👑💕 (@soccermom_)

Don’t Forget To Use Code “Thanksgiving” To Redeem $5 Off Facial! Code Valid Until The 24th Of November!
Plush Deep Cleaning! Unclogging Pores And Hydrating Skin! Book Now Ladies Appointments Available This Week #facials #vitaminc #mudmask #Cleaningmask #clarifyingmask #extraction #hydration #pimple #spa #skincare #exfoliating #blackheads #chemicalpeel #antiaging #massage #blackmask #esthetician #Congestedskin #miami

Plush Minks™️LLC 🐣👑💕 (@soccermom_)

Don’t Forget To Use Code “Thanksgiving” To Redeem $5 Off Facial! Code Valid Until The 24th Of November!
Plush Deep Cleaning! Unclogging Pores And Hydrating Skin! Book Now Ladies Appointments Available This Week #facials #vitaminc #mudmask #Cleaningmask #clarifyingmask #extraction #hydration #pimple #spa #skincare #exfoliating #blackheads #chemicalpeel #antiaging #massage #blackmask #esthetician #Congestedskin #miami

Plush Minks™️LLC 🐣👑💕 (@soccermom_)

Don’t Forget To Use Code “Thanksgiving” To Redeem $5 Off Facial! Code Valid Until The 24th Of November!
Plush Deep Cleaning! Unclogging Pores And Hydrating Skin! Book Now Ladies Appointments Available This Week #facials #vitaminc #mudmask #Cleaningmask #clarifyingmask #extraction #hydration #pimple #spa #skincare #exfoliating #blackheads #chemicalpeel #antiaging #massage #blackmask #esthetician #Congestedskin #miami

Aesthetics By Cori Anika (@thelashhousemiami)

Cucumber Hydration deep cleanse
Facial. 🧖🏾‍♀️✨
Before- my client has oily skin.
Pores were clogged & full. Fine lines were visible
After- skin is nourished hydrated and deeply but gently cleansed; fine lines are also reduced with #highfrequency
#aestheticsbycori #facial #deepcleanse #exfolation #miamispa #skinisin #allskintypes #smoothskin #highfrequency #reducefinelines #teatreeoil #organicskincare #client #congestedskin #extractions #hottowel #grapes #wine #class #highendtreatment #licensedesthetician #antiaging #lashesbyme #finelines

Plush Minks™️LLC 🐣👑💕 (@soccermom_)

Don’t Forget To Use Code “Thanksgiving” To Redeem $5 Off Facial! Code Valid Until The 24th Of November!
Plush Deep Cleaning! Unclogging Pores And Hydrating Skin! Book Now Ladies Appointments Available This Week #facials #vitaminc #mudmask #Cleaningmask #clarifyingmask #extraction #hydration #pimple #spa #skincare #exfoliating #blackheads #chemicalpeel #antiaging #massage #blackmask #esthetician #Congestedskin #miami

Plush Minks™️LLC 🐣👑💕 (@soccermom_)

Don’t Forget To Use Code “Thanksgiving” To Redeem $5 Off Facial! Code Valid Until The 24th Of November!
Plush Deep Cleaning! Unclogging Pores And Hydrating Skin! Book Now Ladies Appointments Available This Week #facials #vitaminc #mudmask #Cleaningmask #clarifyingmask #extraction #hydration #pimple #spa #skincare #exfoliating #blackheads #chemicalpeel #antiaging #massage #blackmask #esthetician #Congestedskin #miami

Diane Nivern Clinic (@dianenivernclinic)

Winter weather can contribute to dryer skin & a need for more moisturiser. Inadequate exfoliation methods & thicker products can block tiny sweat glands with an accumulation of dead skin, sebum & products. Don’t be tempted to squeeze them - they are trapped under the skin unlike a blackhead. You risk damaging your skin which can leave a long lasting blemish mark. We can extract milia during our facial treatments which also help to prevent the formation of milia and skin congestion in general. #milia #miliaremoval #miliaextraction #milkspot #blockedpores #congestedskin #whitespots #whiteheads #whiteheadsremover #manchester #skinclinic #skinclinicmanchester #facialist #advancedfacials #medifacial

Esther Colantonio (@esthersesthetics)

Using @dermalogica SKIN PREP SCRUB to exfoliate •


Song: SKRT SKRT @torylanez

Denise Corbally (@collingtree_beauty_room)

Skin Types: Dry, Oily, Normal, Combination! BUT😡 It’s Your Skin Conditions That is the Problem: Dehydrated! Sensitive! Congested! Acne! Sebaceous Cysts! Redness! Spots! And many more. I can Advise what’s going on and Treat your Skin👏🏻👏🏻Free Consultation. #spots #acne #congestedskin #dryskin #oilyskin #sebaceouscyst #womens #mensstyle

Crystal Chia (@crystalhomebeauty)

Able to help customers achieve better skin condition is our pleasure 😊thanks customer for choosing us to be their beautician ☺️ 🔴6 month ago(Before) ➖skin texture was not bad, but with a lot of congestion hidden underneath the skin ➖used to apply BB cream as make up and without proper cleansing at night ➖born with thin layer and slightly sensitive skin ➖never used any specific and routined skin care 🔴 6 month later(After) ➖skin texture better and congested hidden underneath skin has fully recovered ➖stop using BB cream, only apply during special occasion and with proper cleansing ➖sensitivity of skin improved ➖daily skincare (Guinot's product)- eye make up remover, cleansing milk, toner, protective moisturiser at night, mati zone moisturiser at day time, and sunblock ➖treatment applied - DPL treatment, Meso needle with Hyaluronic acid or face spa treatment
#congestedskin #sensitiveskin #propercleansing #guinotproduct #crystalhomebeauty

Bio-Therapeutic South Africa (@biotherapeutic_sa)

Summer sun means using extra sunblock which could clog pores and cause congestion. Our bt-Infusion clearing masque contains salicylic acid to reduce congestion in the hair follicle, and papaya extract which softens skin and reduces oil. It also contains Vida Bolton and allantoin to soothe and calm irritated and sunburnt skin. Stock on up on theses wonder product for fresh skin all summer long.
#Repost @btceuticalsau
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#Skincare #summerskin #summerskincare #sunprotection #facemasque #facemask #congestedskin #irritatedskin #clearskin

Yellow Status Presenter 💛 (@skincare_by_shara)

Congested pores , dull complexion, uneven skin , white heads and black heads are actually signs of clogged skin . Known as open comedones, blackheads are small plugs that seal the pores. They are made of oils , dead cells and sebum. Due to exposure to the air, the plug darkens.
#extractions #cloggedpores #congestedskin #blackheads
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