The best skin treatments to have in Winter!
Have you heard? Summer skin is made in Winter. If you're keen to emerge from your winter hibernation with a radiant glow and killer complexion, we’ll let you in on a secret... Now is the time to invest in some of those more advanced treatments.
Although there isn’t really that much to love about this cold, rainy and gloomy time of year, one thing that can benefit from the winter season, is your skin. Since you’re spending very little time out and about, and a lot more time on the couch in cosy clothes and watching Netflix, it really is the perfect time to treat yourself to any treatments that come with a little more downtime.
You know what we mean… the ones that may cause a bit of initial swelling or perhaps some flaking and have you wanting to hide away from the world. Even the treatments that require you to stay completely out of the sun and far far away from the beach. Which you’re already doing in the middle of winter anyway.
Some of our top recos? Well, we’re glad you asked! Here are some of our favourite skin and injectable treatments that are ideal to have done during the cooler months of the year...
COSMELAN PEEL/DERMAMELAN DIGMENTATION PEEL
Pigmentation is no match for the potent and skin-transforming Cosmelan and Dermamelan Depigmentation Peels! Both target all types of skin discolouration, giving you a brighter, smoother and more evenly toned complexion.
It does this by exfoliating away layers of dead skin cells that have built up over time. It also inhibits the production of melanin, which is the main contributor to those dark spots and hyperpigmentation.
The treatment has a 2 phase approach. The first phase involves the de-pigmenting mask being applied in clinic and the second phase includes an at-home maintenance program that must be applied for 6-8 weeks to help enhance the effects of the mask.
What is it good for:
- Reducing hyperpigmentation, discolouration, melasma, sun damage, age spots, freckles and scarring
- Overall skin brightening
- Evening out skin tone
Downtime: The Cosmelan and Dermamelan Peels are not for the faint-hearted! You can expect around 2 weeks of shedding and up to 4 weeks of redness after your peel. The results are abso-freakin-lutely worth it though.
We are offering 20% OFF Cosmelan and Dermamelan Depigmentation Peels as part of our winter specials, so book today to avoid missing out!
IPL PHOTO REJUVENATION
Bye-bye pesky pigmentation, sun damage, redness, spider veins and broken capillaries! IPL Skin Rejuvenation is one of our go-to treatments for transforming the tone and texture of your skin. We’re talking dramatic improvements in skin concerns and photo-damage like hyperpigmentation, rosacea and scarring (just to name a few!).
This non-invasive treatment emits powerful bursts of light energy to treat areas of concern without damaging the surface of the skin. These areas may initially darken, before fading or falling away.
What it’s good for:
- Fading pigmentation, sun spots and discolouration
- Stimulating new collagen
- Reduces redness
- Correcting sun damage
Downtime: Skin may feel slightly tight or sunburnt after the treatment but this shouldn’t last long. It is important not to expose your skin to UV after IPL, unless you want to undo all the good that has just been done.
Book in for IPL Rejuvenation today!
NANO FRAC SKIN RESURFACING
Venus Viva NanoFractional Radiofrequency Skin Resurfacing (Phew! That’s a mouthful) aka NanoFrac, is the only skin resurfacing system you and your delightful face need. Dubbed a holy grail treatment by the SC team (and our awesome clients), this non-invasive resurfacing treatment will give you the skin texture of your dreams.
The treatment targets signs of ageing to banish away scarring, fine lines, sun damage and uneven skin tone for a more youthful complexion. Using tiny pins, the device safely delivers heat to create micro-dermal wounds, which the body then naturally heals on its own through collagen and elastin production
What it’s good for?
- Scarring and acne scarring
- Enlarged pores
- Uneven skin texture
- Pigmentation & sun damage
- Fine lines & Wrinkles
- Skin laxity
Downtime: There isn’t too much downtime with this one but you’re likely to experience redness post-treatment that should calm down within a few days. It is also essential you remain out of the sun.
Book in for NanoFrac today!
The ultimate anti-ageing treatment to completely transform and re-surface the skin, Venus Versa Tribella is a tri-modality facial rejuvenation treatment that enhances skin tone, improves texture and increases skin laxity and firmness.
Combining IPL photorejuvenation, Diamond Polar skin tightening and NanoFrac radio frequency, these three modalities together will have your skin feeling tighter than a pair of skinny-leg jeans straight from your early 2000s wardrobe.
What it’s good for:
- Minimising fine lines, wrinkles, scarring and texture
- Overall skin rejuvenation and brightening
- Reducing discolouration, pigmentation and age spots
Downtime: Your skin may feel red and a little spicy afterwards and sun exposure is an absolute no-no. You may also notice darkened spots where the IPL has targeted pigmented areas.
Book in for Tribella today!
FAT DISSOLVER INJECTIONS
If you’re ready to say good riddance to a stubborn double chin and hello to a snatched AF chin and jawline, Fat Dissolving Injections are it! This effective, non-surgical treatment removes stubborn fat under the chin and around the jawline and neck with a series of injections that help break down your fat cells.
These fat cells are then absorbed naturally by the body and later drained away by your lymphatic system (pretty nifty huh?) to permanently remove fat from the area.
What it’s good for:
- Contoured chin area and defined jawline
Downtime: Swelling, bruising, itching, pain and sensitivity at the injection site can occur post-treatment which is totally normal and temporary. Swelling can stick around for 1-2 weeks post-procedure, so winter is an excellent time to schedule this treatment in!
Book in for Fat Dissolving Injections today!
Often referred to as ‘the lunchtime face-lift’, Thread Lifts are a non-surgical treatment that lifts and tightens the skin to improve overall facial contour. Most commonly used to treat jowls, sagging skin around the neck and jawline, marionette lines and even to lift the brow and eye area, it really is just like a face-lift only far less invasive.
What it’s good for:
- Induces collagen production
- Improves skin texture
- Lifts, tightens and contours
- Improves skin laxity
- Reduces fine lines & wrinkles
Downtime: Immediately after your treatment, you will experience some swelling. This should subside considerably within 48 hours but may take up to a week for it to fully go down. Bruising is also common.
Book in for Thread Lifts today!
If there is ever a time to invest in your skin and some of those more advanced treatments, it’s during these cooler, sunless, hibernation months. This will give your skin enough time to heal and for the treatment to take its full effect, while you chill inside. No FOMO is necessary during your post-treatment downtime.
If you have any further queries about any of the above treatments, don’t hesitate to reach out. We are always happy to help out. Visit our treatment menu on the website or get in touch.
Remember glowing summer skin is made in winter!