Monday, 25 January 2016

I had the Celebrity Facial Everyone is Talking About!

On Friday night I was booked in to Beauty Rehab in Muswell Hill, here in London, to have the Skinbreeze Facial, the celebrity facial everyone is talking about. The Skinbreeze treatment has picked up a celebrity following that includes: Made in Chelsea’s Binky Felstead, Rosie Fortescue and Spencer Matthews. Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff and TOWIE’s Chloe Lewis, Lewis Bloor and James Diags. Geordie Shore star Chloe Ferry and Marnie Simpson are also Skinbreeze fans. Now going back to work after two weeks off has been hard, getting back into a routine, getting up in a morning and this horrible cold weather has left me feeling rather 'eurgh' to be blunt. So a chance to have a bit of pampering really cheered me up.

The Skinbreeze Skin Rejuvenation system provides a wide range of result-driven treatments utilising five different technologies that dramatically improve the skin’s condition. Living in London, my skin can feel clogged up, dirty and just vile in general, even though I double cleanse twice a day. 

Skinbreeze Skin Rejuvenation facial
Skinbreeze Skin Rejuvenation facial
Skinbreeze Skin Rejuvenation facial
Skinbreeze Skin Rejuvenation facial
Once inside the salon, I was given a brief overview as to what the facial would entail, asked whether I had any particular issues and whether or not my skin is sensitive. I was then asked to make myself comfortable on the treatment couch and the treatment began. One thing that I did like, was being asked what skin issues I had, it put me at ease. The first part of the treatment starts with Orbital Microdermabrasion and it felt so nice to have someone else exfoliate my skin for me, it didn't hurt, there was no pulling or scraping of the skin, I didn't feel as though someone was rubbing my face with sandpaper, infact I was so relaxed I almost dozed off. The process lastedabout 15 minutes to complete and even the underside of my chin and neck was exfoliated.

Next came the LED Light Therapy which I was told might make a few crackling sounds but is perfectly normal. What this part of the treatment does is utilise the therapeutic properties of red light and blue light to calm the skin, neutralise any bacteria and reduce redness in order to help tackle acne, blemishes and scar tissue. Now for me, I had mentioned the redness on both cheeks was an issue, not that it is in anyway itchy or sore, it is just there and I use plenty of products to cover it when I am out and about. This part of the treat again took around 15-20 minutes and it was really relaxing.

The part I had been really looking forward too because when it was explained to me I was intrigued was the O2 infusion. What it does is deliver bursts of air to drive specially formulated Skinbreeze serums, which are applied by hand beforehand, deep down into the skin to enhance the effectiveness of their active ingredients. So as it happens, you can feel the short bursts of air, which at first made me jump slightly, but I soon got used to them. This process really helps to rehydrate the skin, plumps and smooths lines and wrinkles, so it is essentially providing you with a painless, needle-free alternative to dermal fillers.

O3 Ozone therapy which has an anti-bacterial action on the skin that helps to heal acne and blemishes. This part of the treatment is said to create a warm sensation, which it does, but it isn't at all uncomfortable, to increase blood circulation, improve lymphatic drainage, reduce dark circles under the eyes, stimulate collagen and elastin.

The final part of the treatment is called the 02 Product Spray The O2 Spray which is the delivery application for the liquid based Skinbreeze skincare products. The Hydro Mask filled with hyaluronic acid was then applied onto my face and the sensation was incredible. I am a huge fan of sheets masks anyway, but this one was slightly different to anything that I had ever used. It is formed in two parts, the top half and the bottom half and each one is applied by your therapist and left for up to 20 minutes. For me, it was the perfect mask because not only was it soothing and calming, it also worked to immediately reduce the appearance of skin redness and irritation and as soon as I saw my skin afterwards, I was surprised at how much my redness had faded. So once the mask is removed, any excess product is massaged into the skin and then the 02 spray is used and again a fine mist is gently spritzed across the face and neck and in doing so, it instantly refreshes and calms irritated, sensitive and sun damaged skin.

This facial took just over an hour and it was one of the most relaxing facials I have ever had. As everything had been explained beforehand, I was left to drift off into a sea of nothingness and forget where I was and what was happening whilst my skin was being looked after. As soon as the experience was over, my skin felt tight, a bit like the feeling you have as a mask is about to set on your face, so I knew the facial was something pretty special. My skin felt amazing, I am not sure it has ever felt so soft to the touch and just free of dirt and grime, as though I had been cleansing it all day long.

As I write this two days after the treatment, my skin still feels just incredible and I don't feel like I just want to scrub my face until it is raw.  As a treatment, it is definitely something I wouldnt hesitate to have all over again. Skinbreeze Skin Rejuvenation facial is priced at £120 at Beauty Rehab London




38 comments:

  1. This sounds like heaven!!! I use Avene thermal water spray to refresh face, moisturize and diminish redness.

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  2. I would love to try a treatment like this. I regularly exfoliate and cleanse due to dry skin but sometimes feel like it needs a bit more

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  3. Wow that is a pricey treatment but it sounds like you got the results you were looking for!

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  4. Sounds like a pricey treatment but sounds really good x

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  5. Oh wow, congrats to you! What a great way to pamper yourself :), xx.

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  6. I love the idea of my skin feeling that clean. Sounds so relaxing too.

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  7. I would love to try something like this, but it's a little out of my budget.

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  8. i have heard a lot about Skin Breeze! would love to try it out! great review! :)

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  9. oh such a dreamy treatment!!! I love to get facials, they make all troubles go away! :D

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  10. Despite your title, I've only just found out about this facial!

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  11. Wow I mean I would not be able to afford it but what a great treatment. I like the idea of it reducing redness and scarring which I do have too!

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  12. Oh my God! This sounds so amazing and relaxing. I'm sure your skin appreciated it. I have never had a facial before. Is that a normal price tag?

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  13. This really does sound like a fab facial and something my skin would benefit from. It must be so lovely to relax for a whole hour x

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  14. Sounds like a really nice way to relax. I know what you mean about being in London and left feeling grimy too!

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  15. This sounds like heaven, I'm kind of ashamed to admit I have never had one. I have such sensitive skin on my face I've always worried it will make it worse x

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  16. I would definitely give this facial ago. It sounds intensive and my skin could really do with that at the moment. It's really suffered after being poorly a few weeks ago

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  17. This sounds amazing, I have never had a facial before but I really want one now! It sounds so relaxing, the perfect treat!

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  18. wow sounds amazing and I want one myself now after running around after 6 children all day my poor face is left tired and dry and ageing this sounds fantastic

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  19. OH it sounds perfectly fabulous! I want to try it now, and I LOVE that feeling of ultra clean skin afterwards.

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  20. Super jealous you've had this, it sounds absolutely amazing.x

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  21. Sounds like a lovely experience! I'd like to try this one day.

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  22. I'd never heard of this facial before your post, I must be out of the loop. I've never had a facial before either but this sounds amazing.

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  23. Sounds like a great treatment. Would love to experience this.

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  24. How lovely - i adore having facials but have not had one in a while due to needing sports massages instead.

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  25. This sounds like a fab treatment! Great experience I am sure.

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  26. What a wonderful experience! Everything looks so luxurious, what a treat that would be :-)

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  27. I love reading about new facial treatments and this sounds fab - reminds me I need to book my skin for some TLC soon!

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  28. This sounds exactly what I need. I have never ever had a facial before and would love to try this. I think i need to try and make time for one of these. x

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  29. Ooh, this sounds AMAZING! I could do with one of these - do they do full-body versions?? ;) x

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  30. I have a phobia of other people touching my face so not sure I would go and get one done myself but it does sound like you had an A+ experience

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  31. This sounds like an amazing experience, really relaxing and beneficial. I don't know whether I could ever afford one, but I'd like to give it a go!

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  32. Sounds really high tech. Wouldn't mind it as a pampering treat to myself!

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  33. I've not actually heard anything about this facial before. It's a little expensive but does actually seem worth it. I'll be looking up more about it now.

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  34. Oh wow this sounds fantastic. I love investing in my skin so this is definitely something that I'd like to have myself. xxx

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  35. This sounds so amazing! I love relaxing spa treatments <3

    Laura
    Pink Frenzy

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  36. I haven't heard of this - my eldest daughter probably has! It sounds wonderful - what a great result! Kaz x

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  37. Oh my God! This sounds so amazing and relaxing. I'm sure your skin appreciated it. I have never had a facial before. Is that a normal price tag?
    Ruby

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