The winter season with its first snowfall has its beauty. However icy temperatures, low air humidity and indoor heat simply pull out moisture from the skin. Add to the environmental factors hot showers and harsh soaps and what you are left with is dry, itchy and flaky skin. The dehydration process also disrupts cell turnover, leading to an avalanche of dead cells and a lifeless, dull skin.
The solution is to understand that your skin has different needs during the changing seasons and increase your layers of support with proper skin care.
1. Talk with a professional who can analyze your skin type and condition to recommend appropriate care products for your skin.
2. Use a gentle foaming cleanser or cleansing milk. Add a hydrating mask. Avoid alcohol based toners.
3. Say goodbye to your water-based summer moisturizer and use one with emollients such as natural oils, like jojoba, almond or olive. A good winter moisturizer should have humectants such as hyaluronic, lactic and glycolic acids as it will attract water from the dermis into the epidermis.
4. Layer a hydrator under your moisturizer, a serum or hydrating booster to increase your level of protection against the environmental factors. If you are concerned with pre-mature aging make sure you use a product with retinol, it will help with cell turnover.
5. Sunscreen isn’t just for the summertime. Winter sun combined with snow glare can still damage your skin. Defend against ultraviolet rays with moisturizing sunscreen and antioxidants-especially if you engage in winter sports.
6. Drink plenty of water or Green Tea with honey and lemon to boost Vitamin C and antioxidants intake. Consider investing in a humidifier.
Make an appointment at C.Joy Salon to get a thorough skin analysis and guidance on your winter skin care routine. 425.577.6232
Exfoliants are a necessary component in maintaining skin’s health and protection against the environment. A result of not exfoliating enough can show up as dull skin, poor texture and an increased aged appearance on your skin. Too much exfoliation can result in oversensitive skin. The best recommendation is to create a natural, healthy exfoliation that removes only excess cells while balancing the health of the skin.
At C.Joy Salon we have both chemical and mechanical exfoliants and your therapist will recommend the best product and routine for your skin type. You will see a significant difference in your skins appearance and an increased absorption of the good nutrients from your serum and moisturizer. You will get more benefits from your products and better results for your money.
We recommend Daily Macrofoliant from Dermalogica.
Book an appointment today 425.577.6232 for your skincare consultation and exfoliating facial and we will get you started on the path to gorgeous, healthy, age defying skin.
This is it! This is the month to really get serious about your skincare. September is National Skin Care Awareness Month and we want to educate you and help you get your skincare routine underway and added as one of THE most important components in your daily routine.
A regular (daily) good skincare routine can turn around the look, feel and health of your skin in as little as two weeks! That is not time at all if you think about. Using the right products and steps is also extremely important to healthy skin. Here is a great place to start!
1st – Visit a professional skincare therapist at C.Joy Salon and get your skin analyzed
2nd – Choose a product line especially formulated for your skins needs
3rd – Use the products in their correct order to achieve optimal benefits
4th – Add the skincare steps into your twice daily routine (morning and night for best results)
We look forward to seeing you at C.Joy Salon soon!
Facelogic is very excited about this new partnership. Our therapists are highly trained to provide you with a professional Dermalogica facial experience and recommend retail products customized to your skin type for daily care at home.
Our mission is clear – a service provided with a product line free of common irritants and ingredients that could cause breakouts (including lanolin, SD alcohol, mineral oil, artificial colors and fragrances) that would improve skin health. Dermalogica products are being sold in over 80 countries for the last 25 years.
The Moment Your Skin Changed. Forever.
When Dermalogica meets skin, skin health is redefined. Dermalogica is the number one choice of skin care professionals and consumers worldwide. Why? Because for over 25 years, they’ve been dedicated to delivering skin health results through education, innovation, and professional recommendation, not through advertising, frilly packaging, promises of miracle cures, or overblown hype.
8336 164th Ave NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Mini Retreat to Share
Relax and revitalize in luxury with your closest friends at a Spa Party. Look no further for ways to relax and unwind in your version of the world’s most perfect day. It is a fabulous idea for bachelorette parties, bridal showers, birthday parties, baby showers and the like. Your treatments will include an express facial, any facial waxing, a chair massage, and a complementary make-up touch-up. This is a $90 value per person for a reduced rate of $59. Call us today 425-868-6008 to reserve your perfect getaway!
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What started as a group of street performers in Quebec, Canada has now become a main attraction to whatever city this group visits. Cirque du Soleil entraps 80 million people each year all around the globe with its passion for creativity and innovation to redefine entertainment. These performers come from over 40 different countries but all undergo training at the Cirque du Soleil Creation Studio.
Want to see the excitement in action? Facelogic Spa is giving two tickets away to the Cirque du Soleil “Kooza” show located in Redmond on July 11th, 2010. In order to be placed in the drawing for the night of your life, it is as simple as referring a new guest to us.
Work your Waves:
Play up your natural assets if your wedding is outdoors and your hair tends to be frizzy, a pulled back ‘do’ can be the perfect touch to your perfect dress
Curling your lashes makes them two to three times longer. So, before adding that luxurious mascara try using a metal lash curler to pump up those lashes.
Detox to Depuff:
Consider a detox program to rid your system of the negative effects of your food. These allow you to eat healthy and de-puff – helping you look younger and more energized.
Lose the Shampoo:
Avoid shampooing your hair the day of the wedding in order to keep your hair the perfect texture to maintain and style appropriately. It will also hold its shape far better throughout your big day!
Drink to Radiance:
We have all heard the experts say that drinking eight 8-oz. glasses of water a day will improve skin’s luminosity in no time. Severely dehydrated skin can be the cause of significant stress.
Focus on Your Skin
Your makeup will only look as fabulous as your skin does. Professional facials are essential to keep your skin in tip-top shape. In addition, regular skin care at home is also recommended. Cleanse, Tone and Moisturize daily in order to keep your face hydrated and radiant! Don’t forget your sun screen. Tip: use a daily moisturizer with SPF like PTR oil free moisturizer or Eminence Vanilla, both available at Facelogic Redmond.
Use Bronzer Sparingly
Don’t over-do the fake tan look! It is all about the hint of color. Just fluff some bronzer over your cheekbones and along your jaw line.
Skin-warming cheek color will complete any look! Though, the older you are, be mindful that the rule of thumb for applying blush is to apply the color higher up on your cheekbones for instant definition.
4 Fundamental Ingredients to Beautiful Skin with Dr. Dennis Gross
Dr. Gross has a background in cancer research and product formulation. This has allowed him to develop excellent formulas that will permanently improve any complexion.
A wide array of concentrated ingredients, including vitamins, antioxidants and botanicals that enhance each products performance.
Many products achieve more than one purpose! For example, a cleanser that doubles as a toner and makeup remover. Each product is multi-functional and gender neutral.
Visible results are apparent after only 3 days of use! Skin will only continue to improve after long-term use. The best results can be seen through consistent daily regimens.
For more great tips for beautiful skin visit http://www.dgskincare.com/