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Spring skin blog

Posted on: 26th March 2018

With lighter evenings on their way and our dehydrated wintery skin behind us, let’s talk about Spring! One hero ingredient that our Aesthetician Alexis cannot go an evening without using at the moment is… retinol.

Retinol is a powerhouse ingredient that has value for skin on several fronts: It’s a skin-restoring, wrinkle-smoothing, firming ingredient and an antioxidant, allowing it to improve a variety of skin concerns, most related to visible signs of aging.

Here at SkinSouthwest we proudly stock IMAGE skincare alongside ISClinical skincare, not only are they both pharmaceutical grade product lines but they are both firm favourites of adding retinol to their products.

Twice a week Alexis will sleep in the IMAGE Ageless overnight retinol masque to revolutionise her skincare regimen. She says, ‘I really notice a difference when I haven’t used this, I love the way I’m treating my skin whilst asleep as it’s the optimum time to do so when my skin cells are repairing, it’s definitely my pre party product of all time!’ This product includes hydrating microspheres of marine collagen to lock in moisture so you can say goodbye to the dull lack lustre skin that winter has probably left you with. Even those of you that have perhaps suffered with acne in the past, this mask will help soften the appearance of scarring with the helping hand of retinol. It increases cell turnover which to you and I means more collagen produced so smoother skin all round, what’s not to love!?

To be able to restore your skin we believe that by adding retinol to your regime will be like giving your skin a new lease of life. It does come in various different strengths and all depends on how it is delivered into your skin so please seek professional opinion before purchasing one of these or any retinol for that matter as there can be potential side effects.

At SkinSouthwest we offer expert advice on your skincare regimen to keep you feeling confident in your appearance, whether it’s a particular ingredient you’re interested in or even treatments we are here to help you start your journey with us, for more information visit our website or email with your concerns now.

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