JUN 2013

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READY, SET, FIRM! XMF YOUTH REVEALING FACIAL TREATMENT products by Phytomer, CH COLLAGEN & HYALURONIC ACID FACIAL products by Sothys, Why it's a favorite: "While customized, it packs a powerful punch of peptides, antioxidants, collagen and hyaluronic filling agents," says spa owner Peter Marandino. "Between its elasticity-boosting massage and the collagen lifting mask, clients' skin appears firmer, plumper and more youthful immediately." Spa: Contours Spa & Wellness, Bloomfield, CT Selling point: A solid recommendation prior to special occasions, as it instantly plumps clients' skin. Protocol: • Using Anti-aging Analysis Chart, determine client's grade of aging to customize facial protocol. • Apply Biphased Eye Make-up Remover, as well as skin typeappropriate Sothys cleanser and toner. • Apply Mineral Microdermabrasion in an even layer to face and neck, performing gentle, circular movements for up to 1 minute. • Leave on 5 minutes (massage shoulders/back of neck during this time), and remove with tissues, working from base of neck to forehead. Eliminate final residue with warm towel. • Apply Replenish Serum in grooves of wrinkles and expression lines on face and neck. Perform anti-wrinkle piercing movements along furrow of each, repeating pinches five times for aging grades 1 and 2, and 10 times for grades 3 and 4. • Apply Firming Revealer using fingertips. Repeat manual firming procedure on face, neck and décolleté, repeating three times for grades 1 and 2, and five times for grades higher. • Apply Massage Balm Digi-Esthétique, and perform relaxing massage for 10 to 15 minutes. • Prepare Collagen Mask and use a spatula or brush to apply half to face and neck in an even layer. Place gauze on top and apply remainder of mask over gauze. • After 20 minutes, lift to remove mask, starting at neck. Eliminate excess with warm towel, and tone. • Apply Active-Contour Age-Defying Cream to eye area, and a pea-sized amount of Anti-Aging Creams Grade 1-4 to face and neck, using light effleurage techniques. • Apply Complexion Perfector and Sothys Cellu Guard SPF 30. 54 DAYSPA | JUNE 2013 Spa: JennaLis The Face & Body Place, Sea Girt, NJ Selling point: Combines marine sugars with innovative manual massage techniques to stimulate microcirculation, oxygenation and production of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid for instant skin-firming results. Protocol: • After performing back massage, place micron foil on treatment table behind client and pour Self-Healing Mud on top. Cover with gauze and help client recline onto mud. • Spray Sea Mist over face, guiding deep breaths. • Remove eye makeup, cleanse and tone. • Apply Resurfacing Multi-Exfoliant and massage small amount of Exfoliating Radiance Gel for Lips into lips with fingertips. • Remove facial and lip exfoliants with warm towel. Apply Enzymatic Exfoliant to face and neck and leave on, with steam, 5 minutes. • Remove with warm compress and perform extractions as needed. Apply toner. • Perform Pro-Youth Massage, emphasizing pressure, stretching movements and ear work. Use Massage Roller over various zones of face, neck and décolleté. Can also use Face Shaper and, for added slip, Massage Concentrate. • Apply Youth Mask for Lips and place gauze over face. • After melting in hot cabi, paint 2nd Youth Wax Mask over gauze to cover face, lips and neck, avoiding eye contour. Mask should remain 10 to 12 minutes. During this time, perform hand and arm massage with Moisturizing Hand Cream. • Peel off mask in 1 piece, removing remaining mask with warm towel. • Tone with Rosé Visage. Apply appropriate eye cream and Plumping Nourishing Balm to lips. • Apply XMF Perfecting Cream to face and neck, adding a pipette of Final Skin Refiner VMR afterward. • Help client sit up and remove Self-Heating Mud back compress. • Clean and apply a few drops of Relaxing Serum onto back. Why it's a favorite: "As an esthetician, there is no greater feeling than seeing instant gratification—literally—on your client's face following treatment," says esthetician Lisa Stevens. "Guests are left incredibly relaxed with noticeably firmer, smoother complexions. They love the way their skin feels, and are always amazed."

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