JUL 2019

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SAVING FACE 54 @dayspamagazine • July 2019 electrical currents both cleanse the skin of impurities and infuse moisture into its deeper layers—ideal when performing a purifying facial," explains Malcom. "Regular galvanic treatments combined with a healthy lifestyle can take years off the skin, helping it tighten naturally and producing a youthful, vibrant look." When Lavigne's clients request plumper, more hydrated complexions, she opts for oxygen infusion treatments. "Pure oxygen is generated and blown through a wand directly into the skin, which increases circulation and helps revive the cells at the surface for a fresher appearance and a dewy, healthy glow," she explains. It's also quick, easy and relatively inexpensive—and can be added onto almost any service for a fi nal polish and complexion boost, continues Lavigne. LED therapy is another multitasker ideal for damaged skin in need of repair, during which treatments implement color wavelengths of visible light to deliver specifi c benefi ts. The body uses the light as a source of energy to fuel the repair and rejuvenation of skin cells, and to kill bacteria when addressing blemish-prone complexions. "Blue light boasts antibacterial properties for the treatment of acne, eczema and psoriasis, while red light increases natural hydration levels, reduces redness and infl ammation, shrinks pores' appearance, regulates oil production, improves circulation and accelerates skin repair," says Malcom. "Near infrared light is the most deeply absorbed wavelength, and it helps increase cell permeability and absorption, smooth fi ne lines, improve TOP TECH Spas looking to update their facial services can get started with these high-tech device manufacturers who offer everything from LED and mesotherapy to infusions and microdermabrasion. Advance Esthetic Candela Celluma by BioPhotas ECHO 2 Plus Intraceuticals LightStim Mask Worx Onyx Medical POLY LED Prismatique Quality Beauty Supply Silhouet-Tone

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