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MINI SERIES: COLLAGEN #5

MINI SERIES: COLLAGEN #5

#5 In Salon Collagen Treatments

There are various in-salon treatments that therapists can offer their clients to increase collagen levels naturally. Environ’ Collagen Power Facial is a peptide-packed treatment that boosts collagen, softens fine lines and tightens lax skin. Gentle sound waves and pulsed iontophoresis are used to drive a special nutrient-packed serum deep into the skin to give a plumper, more radiant appearance.

Collagen-Regeneration
Collagen and healthy skin

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Collagen Stimulation Therapy

The most effective treatment salons can offer is Collagen Stimulation Therapy. which harnesses the body’s natural powers of healing to smooth the skin and achieve incredible results, pioneered by Environ’ Founder Dr Des Fernandes. Collagen Stimulation Therapy (CST) can stimulate collagen production and tighten skin. It combines micro-needling with topical vitamin skincare and involves thousands of tiny needle pricks to the skin. The resultant bleeding initiates the release of platelets which in turn release a cascade of growth factors. This is what stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, resulting in a tighter, smoother and younger looking skin. One of the key growth factors released (TGF 83) is normally only found in foetal tissue and is responsible for initiating scar-less healing and regenerating skin.

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Adapted from an article in the IIAA Bulletin April 2018

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Know your Vitamin A with Environ Skin Care

Know your Vitamin A with Environ Skin Care

Know your vitamin A – Environ Skin Care

Although there are several forms of vitamin A, they are all ultimately converted into retinoic acid, which is the one that does all the work.

 

1. Retinyl Palmitate, Retinyl Proprionate and Retinyl Acetate
These are known as retinyl esters and are the milder, more stable fat soluble forms of vitamin A which are active but still easily tolerated by skin. This is the form of vitamin A stored in our liver, our skin and cells all over our body. 

 

2. Retinol
This is the alcohol form and is used to transport vitamin A in the bloodstream. It’s highly active so although it does achieve excellent results it can also be quite irritating on skin, sometimes causing it to peel. You should only use this as part of the Environ® skincare programme once the skin has become accustomed to high levels of retinyl palmitate and acetate within the step –up system.

 

3. Retinyl Aldehyde
This is the form of vitamin A which is essential for night vision. It is sometimes used in skincare because it is only one metabolic step away from retinoic acid and can make the same changes to the skin, but is less irritating. However, once it’s applied virtually all of it is converted into retinyl esters and only a tiny fraction becomes retinoic acid.

 

4. Retinoic Acid
This is the metabolically active form of vitamin A which works on the DNA of the cell’s nucleus. It is a drug and only available on prescription

 

What form of vitamin A is in Environ’s Youth EssentiA® and Skin EssentiA® ranges?

These Environ® ranges use the milder forms of vitamin A to avoid retinoid reactions and to enable skin to become accustomed to increasingly high levels.

• Retinyl palmitate is used in Environ® Skin EssentiA® Vita-Antioxidant AVST Moisturiser 1-3

• Retinyl acetate can be found in Environ® Skin EssentiA® Vita-Antioxidant AVST Moisturiser 4 

• Environ® Skin EssentiA® Vita-Antioxidant AVST Moisturiser 5 contains both.

• The Youth EssentiA® range features retinyl proprionate in levels 1-4, but Vita-Peptide C-Quence Serum 4 also includes retinyl palmitate.

 

Vitamin-A-is-the-key

 

Adapted from a post in the September 2017 IIAA Bulletin

Alternative Easter Gift

Alternative Easter Gift

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Mothers Day Gift Vouchers

Mothers Day Gift Vouchers

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Burton Upon Trent
Staffordshire
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