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By Leisha Fillery, Sep 27 2018 05:54PM

Tickets will be £15 which include the following:


•Delilah Cosmetics Make Over (Booking needed)

•Germaine De Capuccini Timexpert C+Taster Treatment

•Pick a Balloon with an Exclusive Prize inside

•Skin Knowledge Treasure Hunt to win a goody bag

•A chance to try our NEW Liposculpt Slimming treatment for only £30!

•Great gift sets available with savings of up to £135!!!

•Entry into our Prize Draw

•Prosecco & Nibbles


A Delilah Pro Make Up Artist will be available on the day for Make Overs and Tips & Tricks (Booking is advised with a deposit)



Germaine De Capuccini Timexpert C+ Body Envelopment: Enzyme exfoliation enriched with Vitamin C, lemon and papaya extract. Then followed by a collagen boosting, vitamin enriched body wrap!!



LipoSculpt: NRG LipoSculpt uses the latest technology to deliver inch loss results that go way beyond any other treatment available in the industry today.


To purchase tickets, bookings or for more information please call us or pop into the salon


www.dolliesbeauty.com

7 Waterhouse Lane

Kingswood

Surrey

KT20 6EB

01737 357989

By Leisha Fillery, Feb 15 2018 10:24AM

Pigmentation is the natural colour of a person’s skin. It is related to melanin production. Melanin protects skin cells and their DNA by absorbing the sun’s ultraviolet rays (UVR).


Hyperpigmentation

Characterised by the increased production and accumulation of melanin, which causes a darkened appearance to the skin in small or large areas. Incidence is higher in people with darker skin types because their skin naturally contains more melanin.

Hyperpigentation Physiology

Skin colour originates in the basal layer of the epidermis where melanocytes are located

• Upon UV exposure these cells product pigment called melanin (melanogenisis)

• Melanogenesis is controlled by the enzyme tyrosinase

• Tyrosinase is located in the vesicles called melanosomes inside melanocytes


Photodamage

• Characterised by irregular pigmentation (eg. freckles, age spots, uneven skin tone)

• Caused by long term exposure to ultraviolet rays (sun or tanning beds)


Melasma

• Characterised by symmetric brown patches that appear on sun-exposed areas of skin, most often the forehead, cheeks, bridge of nose, upper lip, chin

• UV exposure, hormones, genetics and medications are involved



Post-Inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH)

• Characterised by brown patches found in areas of the skin that have been subjected to trauma, inflammation or a combination of both

• Common causes of inflammation include acne, eczema and psoriasis



Treating Pigmentation with the dynamic duo



Download the full Treating Hyperpigmentation Brochure here.......



By Leisha Fillery, Jan 31 2018 06:48PM



If you’re already using retinol as part of your skincare routine, then you probably know that it is the gold standard for preventing the signs of skin aging. Other than broad spectrum sunscreen there is no other product that is better at fending off fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. Retinol is also used for acne-prone skin as it exfoliates the skin and increases cell turnover. Although this is one powerful tool in the fight against aging and acne, one can make plenty of mistakes when it comes to the proper use and storage of retinol. Improper practices can decrease efficacy and have a negative effect on skin–exactly the opposite of what you’re trying to achieve.


The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start! So why not take this opportunity to reassess how you handle retinol, and create some resolutions to maximize the benefits of retinol:


1.Always wear sunscreen in the daytime, especially after using retinol the night before


As mentioned, retinol deeply exfoliates the skin and increases cell turnover, revealing more youthful skin. This delicate new skin needs to be protected at all times. UV rays cause dark spots, fine lines, wrinkles, sunburns and more. This new skin is even more susceptible to the sun’s damaging effects, so be sure to wear a sunscreen with UVA and UVB protection with a sun protection factor of at least 30.


1.Only buy retinol products that come in the correct packaging


All forms of retinol will oxidize when exposed to air and sunlight. Avoid retinol that comes in jars or translucent packaging. Opaque pumps and tubes are your best option to protect the formula from exposure.


1.Look for the right formulations


Choose products with encapsulated retinol. Encapsulated formulations create a milder exfoliation so there is less flaking, redness and irritation. This means that the retinol is encased by a polymer or wax which creates a time release function in the skin and protects it from expiring while on the shelf.


1.Cleanse your face in the morning


If you’re already using retinol, you know that it should be used at night for two reasons: it makes the skin more photosensitive, and retinol is destroyed by exposure to UV light. Plus, a new study by the National Toxicology Program, a U.S. government research group, found that retinyl palmitate can speed up the development of skin tumours when applied to the skin in the presence of sunlight[1]. Bottom line: retinol is safe when used at night, but make sure you wash it off in the morning before you go about your day.


Looking for the perfect retinol? AlumierMD’s Retinol Resurfacing Serum is available in three strengths of encapsulated retinol. Its cutting-edge technology gradually releases retinol throughout the night to prevent redness, peeling and irritation. The formula also contains soothing and hydrating ingredients like niacinamide, aloe and sodium hyaluronate to keep the skin feeling comfortable and conditioned.



[1] NTP Technical Report on the Photocarcinogenesis Study of Retinoid Acid and Retinyl Palmitate in SKH-1 Mice (Simulated Solar Light and Topical Application Study). National Institute of Health, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services August 2012.



By Leisha Fillery, Jan 18 2018 02:32PM


This month at Dollies is all about LOVE

Give the gift of Beauty this Valentines Day with one of our amazing special offers



In Other News.....


Dollies are one of the last salons in the country to hold the larger sized Moisture Matte Broad Spectrum Sunscreen. These have now changed to a smaller travel size of 60ml. These moisturisers are a must for your daily skin care routine so grab your large size now before they have gone!


Also...............

Our January Sale is still on! There is still time to take advantage of our amazing daily deals this January. Please call us to book in or if you would like any further information.

18th Buy any three tan products get a free travel size product

19th Manicure & Pedicure £48

20th Hollywood wax £23

23rd Express lashes £25

24th Back massage £20

25th IBX £5 with any Nail Treatment

£26th Eyelash/Brow Tint & Shape £20

27th LED light Therapy £25

30th 30% off any Laser treatment

31st Half Price Skin Peel

We look forward to seeing you in salon soon....


These offers are available throughout the whole of February. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or discounts.