Why a skincare routine

Why have a skincare routine? At the end of each day, you’re tired and just want to crawl into bed. But wait!! Spending just 5 minutes on your skin will make a difference – say goodbye to dehydrated, tight skin; say goodbye to congested skin; say goodbye to dull skin! Say hello to happy, balanced, hydrated skin.

Step 1: Cleanse – remove makeup & the remains of the day (pollution, dirt, grime, perspiration). These are all factors in making your skin look dull and can lead to congestion and breakouts.

Step 2: Tone – completes the cleansing process, hydrates and refreshes the skin.

Step 3: Moisturise – hydrates, nourishes and balances the skin.

Step 4: Exfoliation – done weekly – this helps to remove dead skin cells leaving your skin glowing & radiant. Makeup goes on like a dream.

Our product of the week will help you start an easy and beneficial skincare routine!

why a skincare routine

Welcome to 2018!

Welcome to 2018!

Time flies when you’re having fun! Massively thankful to all of my new and loyal clients of 2017. I look forward to seeing you all during 2018.

Thinking back over 2017, Nautilus had a fantastic year. Our focus is always on our clients – impeccable service, incredible treatments, a spotless relaxed salon, and product ranges that our clients love.

Nautilus introduced PHYT’s skincare and a new facial menu which has been overwhelmingly well received! I became a Waxperts trained and qualified waxing therapist and launched their award winning range in the salon. Delighted that we now offer world leader CND Shellac nail services. One of the biggest honours of all, I won the Irish Hair and Beauty Award for Masseuse of the Year.

I’m excited to see what 2018 brings all of us. I hope it’s a focus on self-care, our health-both physical and mental, and continuing to grow and learn from one another.

I’m wishing you a healthy & happy 2018!

Jenny

PHYT’s Rénov

PHYT’s Rénov is a Glycolic Treatment unlike any other!

What does PHYT’Skin Rénov do?
• Evens out skin irregularities & roughness
• Fades acne scars
• Restores natural radiance
• Reduces pigmentation
• Reduces pore size
• Smooths out wrinkles and fine lines
• Softens and tones the skin

PHYT’S has developed the first Cosmeceutical Certified Organic Glycolic Peel; a real skin renovator with 30% Glycolic Acid of natural origin* (*Sugar Cane).

Plaquette Skin Rénov

It is a gentle and non invasive treatment which works on the skin’s superficial layer: the stratum corneum, and in turn stimulates the connective tissue beneath.  PHYT’Skin Rénov offers a gentle skincare treatment with quick visible results. The skin appearance is improved through a program of home-use products and a FOUR session treatment without recovery or downtime. A glycolic treatment simply rapidly exfoliates the skin: many new cells are generated quickly at the base of the epidermis which pushes out the thickened layer of dead cells so the skin looks smooth, fresh, bright and youthful.

3-part program:COFFRET PHYT'SKIN RENOV
• 1– At home prior to the peel: the skin needs to be prepared at home 2 weeks before the professional treatment to test its tolerance to active ingredients used in the peel; to prepare the skin for the treatment; and to condition the skins surface.
• 2 – The professional peel: this skincare treatment is divided into3 key steps: skin cleansing and preparation; application of the acid solution; and finally neutralising, followed by the application of a soothing moisturiser and Spf 50.
• 3 – At home after the peel: Continuing the treatment at home, after the peel, is absolutely necessary to protect and soothe the skin. SPF (High Factor 30+) is a MUST throughout the treatment.

Rénov Poster before and after

The Beauty of Skincare and Makeup

The Beauty of Skincare and Makeup

This time of the year is HARSH on our skin. Cold windy days, indoor heating, warm days (?!), dehydration, extra makeup, too tired to remove the makeup, late nights, stress, hormones, nutrition or lack thereof. . it takes a toll on our bodies. The first place this shows is on our lovely faces.

There are simple solutions to hide what’s happening, but you have to treat the cause not only the effect. As you can see, I’m tired & dehydrated.

The Jane Iredale mineral makeup range is a natural, gentle way to camouflage this. Yay! Jane Iredale offers a number of foundations, including their hyaluronic acid rich liquid minerals to help restore the look of radiance by plumping and hydrating the skin, diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and evening out skin tone.

before-and-after
To really help rejuvenate the skin, facials are an integral part of an effective skincare routine. Products you use at home help to support the deeper work of a facial and give you longer lasting benefits.

The picture on the left is from yesterday, the one on the right is from today after a facial. The texture of my skin is much softer and smoother, the colouring is even and the redness reduced. Plus, I feel much more relaxed.

before-after-facial
While makeup and facials help to keep us looking our best during this time of the year, don’t forget we still have to eat well, drink plenty of water and get our sleep! It’s tough to find the balance so do the best you can. Be kind to yourself.

If you’d like to come in for a Jane Iredale consultation and foundation colour match or book your own facial, please get in touch! You’ll feel much better – I know I did!

Jenny

Nighttime Cleansing Routine – Step 2

Years (and years) ago, my grandmother told me that I should always wash my face with my hands, not with a cloth. She said that it’s much gentler to the skin and will help your skin look its best. She’s a wise woman and has THE most amazing skin, so that was the day I stopped using a cotton washcloth.

I use the Neal’s Yard Remedies Rose Facial Wash. As an essential oil, rose is fantastic for the skin. It’s suitable for all skin types but is particularly beneficial for those with dry, sensitive or mature skin. It’s nourishing and with a gentle astringent effect, rose essential oil helps to bring down redness and is good for treating broken capillaries.

Because Neal’s Yard Remedies products don’t contain nasty chemicals, there isn’t a lot of foaming with this cleanser. I splash warm (not hot) water on my face, apply one to two pumps of cleanser into my hands, and then massage the cleanser all over my face. Facial massage is not only relaxing, but it’s a nice way to boost circulation to the skin and also assist with lymphatic drainage, which can help reduce any puffiness. Always sweep towards the hairline, ears, jaw to encourage the flow outwards.

Rinse well, lightly pat try, and toning is next!

This picture was taken last month of my grandmother, who’s 91st birthday is tomorrow!

Grace