Combination Magic

Years of experience have taught us that one size most definitely doesn’t fit all when it comes to skincare…and that goes for pretty much everything else too! That’s why we firmly believe that a tailored and combination approach is the best way to achieve results, be it anti-ageing, skin rejuvenation or body contouring.

Following a detailed consultation, including an in-depth analysis with the Visia Complex Analysis system, we can build a picture of what your skin looks like at a microscopic level. We look at skin texture, sun damage, signs of ageing and specific problems such as rosacea and acne. Using this data, we can carefully plan a treatment programme of combination treatments to target concerns that are specific to you. By combining different technologies and treatments, we can custom-create a plan of action that gets to work both immediately and for the long term. Combination treatments are one of the secrets that makes treatment at Jill Zander so effective – after years of working within the industry, Jill knows which combinations really add an extra wow factor to the results and that work together synergistically.

Here’s the lowdown on our top combination treatments to tighten, lift, sculpt, refresh and rejuvenate….

HydraTight – combining our super popular, celebrity favourite, Hydrafacial, with the award winning totally non-invasive skin tightening system, Endymed, the Hydratight treatment is absolutely perfect to tighten, tone, lift and improve the texture of the skin in one fabulous treatment..

Eliance Mesotherapy and Dermalux – a totally bespoke Mesotherapy treatment, using tiny micro injections to deliver a personalised selection of products to enhance the luminosity and hydration of the skin, reduce wrinkles and scarring and promote collagen and elastin synthesis. When this is  combined with Dermalux, the super relaxing light treatment which rejuvenates, repairs and revitalises skin and is clinically proven to be safe and effective in the treatment of a wide range of skin conditions and for all skin types, you get a supercharged way to turn back the years and boast radiant, youthful skin whilst relaxing.

Hydrafacial with ClearLift – this powerful combination is a totally non invasive way to take years off your face in minutes. The ClearLift laser reaches below the surface of the skin to stimulate collagen, tighten and lift the skin and break down unwanted pigmentation. Painless and no downtime. The HydraFacial combines six different steps to give instant, visible skin refinement, hydration and radiant skin tone. A brightening, lifting and skin energising combination.

Achieve bouncy, youthful and brighter skin by combining the Retinol WOW Peel with Exilis Elite – the award winning Exilis Elite combines ultrasound with radiofrequency to heat and remodel collagen within the skin to tighten and lift as well as breaking down fatty tissues and stimulating microcirculation for an immediate and longer term effect. Combine this with the Retinol WOW peel which uses a combination of retinol, glycolic acid, vitamin C and peptides which work to brighten and refresh the skin and to reduce the signs of ageing, and you really will achieve the WOW factor!

Call us today and find out which combination treatments might best suit your individual concerns.

Spring into March!

March – a month of me time and Mother’s Day, pampering and relaxation. It’s always a magical time of year when the flowers start to scatter the countryside with colour, and we celebrate some of the most special women in our lives – our mums!

We want to spoil mums this month and offer them something they so rarely get – some time just for them!

Pamper Me!

Why not indulge in the  Guinot Hydradermie² , a calming, deeply hydrating and brightening treatment which combines the use of a light galvanic current with light pressure and the use of active ingredients? Perfect for oxygenating and increasing radiance, calming sensitive skin and controlling oily skin, the Guinot Hydradermie is a well-loved treatment that is perfect for some serious me time and relaxation.

Brighten dull skin and walk away with a new radiance after the Retinol WOW peel. The Retinol WOW Peel uses a supercharged combination of retinol, glycolic acid, peptides and Vitamin C to brighten and rejuvenate the skin whilst helping to reduce the visible signs of ageing. The glycolic acid stimulates cell turnover and improves the texture of the skin, whilst the Retinol and peptides stimulate fibroblasts to cause a plumping of the skin and a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles. Vitamin C gives a huge anti-oxidant boost, essential for strengthening collagen. A real WOW treatment!

For a deeply relaxing experience that is also proven to rejuvenate, repair and revitalise the skin, the Dermalux LED is the ideal treatment that can be used individually or in combination with other treatments to further enhance their effects. Over 40 years of independent worldwide research has shown that LED therapy has powerful rejuvenation benefits and is safe for all skin types and helpful in combatting an array of skin conditions. Ideal for anti-ageing, skin healing and achieving a healthy, glowing skin.

Massage time

In many cultures, massage in an integral part of life, where it’s healing, restorative, circulation enhancing and detoxifying powers are exploited regularly. At Jill Zander we have a selection of massages to choose from, including Indian head – a deeply soothing massage developed from the Indian technique to relax and increase well-being, stimulating circulation and promoting well-being; back, neck and shoulder massage – a traditional massage to ease tension and relax the body; Swedish Full Body Massage – an hour of total indulgence to relax, boost the immune system and firm the body.

So relax, indulge, restore and pamper yourselves and the mums in your life this March!

The recipe for LOVE

The path of true love might never run smooth, but here at Jill Zander, we have sure fire way of making sure that the month of love is filled with pampering, indulgent and truly effective treatments that make sure you are glowing for your Valentine …and beyond…

The Jill Zander recipe for Love

First add one pair of sparkling, youthful eyes with the EndyBleph treatment, which combines our Stay Young non-surgical eye lift with the EndyMed PRO 3 Deep iFine radio frequency skin tightening. The Stay Young boosts lymphatic drainage, so reducing puffy eyes, and helps to strengthen and tighten underlying muscles. EndyMed PRO 3Deep iFine uses a specially designed hand piece that allows treatment of the delicate eye area to tighten the skin around the eyes, giving an instant lifting effect and helping to reduce the visible appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. You might also pop on the NEW Radara eye patches, delivering a dose of super hydrating Hyaluronic Acid into the skin via micro channels targeting wrinkles for super smooth eye contours.

Next into the mix are luscious lips ready for kissing. Our Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner, Sharon, can work her magic on your lips with her careful addition of dermal filler to the lip area. Known for her gentle touch and down to earth approach, Sharon will ensure that you have natural looking, subtly enhanced lips without the trout pout. Ideal for kissing someone special. Our fantastic Enerjet treatment is ideal for boosting collagen and can be used on the delicate lip area to infuse Hyaluronic acid into the skin, creating a refreshing, deeply hydrating and volume enhancing boost to the lips, without the needle.

Add a large measure of glowing skin courtesy of our Jan Marini Retinol WOW peel , ideal for creating instantly refreshed, glowing, radiant skin by combining glycolic acid, retinol and Vitamin C with peptides to pack an antioxidant, healing, reviving punch and reduce the signs of ageing, improve skin texture, hydrate and promote smoothness. You might also indulge in our ever popular celebrity favourite, the Hydrafacial – this treatment has no downtime, is deeply hydrating, cleansing and skin enhancing and delivering a glowing complexion immediately. People come back time and again for this treatment and it is absolutely perfect before a hot date, a romantic night in or for some pampering me time.

Add a touch of good nutrition (you can catch up with May, our in house nutritionist) to get skin healthy and glowing, and some candlelight and slip into your most seductive outfit for the perfect look of love. Happy Valentines!

No time for January blues…

It’s January. The sparkle and the rush and the late nights and the overindulgence is over…and sometimes that can be a bit of a let-down….but don’t despair…January is the perfect month for some serious me time, some restoration and relaxation.

If your skin is feeling (and looking) tired thanks to the rich food and more than normal alcohol intake over the holidays, now is the time to restore your glow. You might want to try the ever popular celebrity favourite, the HydraFacial, which in one treatment can restore vitality, glow and hydration to the skin, leaving it looking plumped and radiant. The Retinol Wow peel is also an ideal way to remove dead skin cells, improve skin texture and help in anti-ageing. As it contains retinol, a key ingredient for promoting collagen and therefore skin strength, it can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and the Vitamin C content ensures a dose of antioxidants, necessary to slow down the ageing process.

As a special January pampering treat, we think you can’t do better than the Image Skincare O2 Oxygen Lift – a luxurious facial where oxygen, peptides, botanical enzymes and plant derived stem cells are infused, helping to calm irritated and inflamed skin, deeply hydrate and oxygenate, brighten tired and dull skin and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. The enzymes help to remove dead skin cells and to stimulate the circulation and collagen production deep within the skin, promoting clearer, stronger and healthier skin, whilst the oxygenating masque delivers oxygen to promote regeneration and healing, and the Stem Cell Enhancer solution contains ingredients that help to revitalize the face. Sounds like the best New Year’s resolution yet!

The innovative A lift utilises nano-current to work with the body’s own natural systems to help combat the visible signs of ageing and to stimulate lymphatic drainage and micro circulation. This helps to produce a firmer and healthier looking skin, reduce the signs of lines and wrinkles and create a lifting effect of the face and neck – the perfect antidote to the Christmas excesses!

You may be trying to detox and increasing exercise, but sometimes there are pockets of stubborn fat that just won’t shift. Enter Velashape III – a treatment combining different technologies that heats, pummels and destroys fat, whilst increasing the localised circulation and lymphatic drainage, resulting in a temporary reduction in circumference, a reduction in cellulite and a lighter feeling. People also report a reduction in localised pain as well. We can’t think of a better treatment to see in the new year!

We look forward to bringing you the latest and the best technologies, helping you to achieve your body and skin health goals this year! Happy 2016!

Glow Glam Glow

In the midst of all the holiday preparations, the school plays and the gift buying, as well as in and out of over heated buildings and freezing outside temperatures, our skin, minds and bodies can take a bit of a battering. Not ideal prep for radiating health at Christmas parties! So we have pulled together the ultimate party prep guide to help you relax, give you a party glow and get you party perfect to enjoy the season ahead.

Lift and define 

For instant results try the NEW high-tech A-LIFT Nano Facial – this WOW treatment, adored by celebrities Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, to name just a few – gives amazing radiance, glow and lift to a tired skin. Harnessing the latest nano-current technology, this reaches deep down to the lower layers , lifting, tightening and re-energising skin cells. It aids lymphatic drainage (wonderful for puffy eyes) and deeply hydrates, giving the skin that “party glow”.

Another secret lift treatment is the EndyMed Pro which uses radio frequency to visibly and instantly lift and define facial contours. It also has a long lasting and cumulative effect on stimulating collagen production and lifting facial features for a more youthful appearance.

Peel it away

Pre party peels are the ideal way to reveal immediately brighter skin. A glycolic peel such as the Jan Marini Glycolic Acid Facial Peel sloughs away dead skin, improves the skin texture, hydrates and reduces the appearance of fine lines and gives a real glow to the skin.

The Retinol WOW peel really does provide that much sought after wow factor for the skin. Uniquely combining glycolic acid, Retinol, vitamin C and peptides, the peel totally rejuvenates and enhances skin with a strong anti-ageing affect. The glycolic acid removes dead cells and impurities, whilst the Retinol and peptides get to work on regeneration of collagen to provide plumping. The Vitamin C gives an antioxidant boost to protect the skin. Plumped, glowing, radiant party skin is yours!

Hydrate hydrate hydrate 

As always, keep drinking water and warm herbal teas throughout the winter months. Hydrated skin looks healthier, is plumper, glows and is a better base for makeup. Use products such as Skinceuticals Hydrating B5 gel that are rich in Hyalyronic Acid, a natural component of the skin which boosts volume and provides the plumping effect associated with youthful skin.

Silhouette Refined

It’s time to slip into your party dress and to ensure that its not a tight squeeze, and that you look and feel your best, it’s important to eliminate any bloating. Adding more vegetables and less refined carbs to your diet a few days before the party, as well as eliminating sugar, will all help to flatten your tummy and reduce water retention.

For an extra boost to eliminate excess fluid, try the Body Ballancer which stimulates lymph drainage which helps limbs feel and look lighter and more defined.

Vela shape III is the celebrity favourite for reducing circumference in the treated area, increasing circulation, and contouring thighs, tummies, arms, saddlebags, waists, arms and backs! Combining three modalities – radio frequency, infrared light, and vacuum, Velashape is clinically proven to temporarily reduce circumference of the area and provide a toning and lifting effect. It also helps increase circulation and relieve aches and pains. Quite an amazing treatment!

Try our brand new 3D Lipo Cavitation which gets to work on reducing fat cells, so helping to shape and contour stubborn pockets of fat. Using low frequency ultrasound, 3D Lipocavitation can also be combined with the brand new Cryofuse treatment which accelerates and enhances the effects of the Cavitation to give fat the ultimate heave ho!

Try to incorporate as much exercise into your daily routine as possible over the next few weeks – it’s all going to help increase circulation and promote lymph drainage to reduce fluid retention.

…. And relax …. enjoy the party season!

Laser Hair Removal – the ultimate guide!

All women out there know (and many men too) that the time, effort and money required to remove unwanted body hair is immense! Plucking, shaving, waxing, depilatory creams – all costly and time consuming techniques which are only temporary. The solution? Laser Hair Removal – a cost effective, safe, time saving, long lasting, no downtime way to ensure that pesky body hair is removed permanently. It means smooth legs, clear bikini line and no hairy underarms long term!

Recent years have seen a huge leap forward in terms of safety and efficacy within laser hair removal. Laser hair removal can now be used for nearly all skin types and hair colours.

How does it work? Laser energy is attracted to pigment or the melanin in the hair follicle. As the laser is passed over the skin, the energy moves down the follicle and heats it. This damages it, preventing it from further growth. Since hair grows in cycles, laser hair removal treatments need to be scheduled over a period of weeks to ensure that each hair follicle gets targeted at least once in the right stage of growth for maximum efficacy.

Why can’t all hair colours be treated?

Blonde, red, white or grey hairs sadly can’t be removed with laser. Why? Because the laser light targets the pigment in the hair and where there is little or no pigment, there is nothing to absorb the energy. The optimum conditions for laser hair removal are where there is a big contrast between skin and hair colour i.e. pale skin and dark hair. If you have dark skin and dark hair, then it’s best to plump for ND:YAG lasers which have a longer wavelength. This reduces the incidence of laser light being attracted to the skin rather than the hair, thereby preventing any burns.

Soprano Ice Laser Hair Removal and Elite MPX Laser Hair Removal

We like to keep up to date with the latest, safest and most effective technologies on the market, so we have chosen two laser hair removal systems that give the optimum range of treatments with long lasting results. Both the Soprano Ice Laser Hair Removal and the Elite MPX laser hair removal systems combine the world’s most advanced technologies for laser hair removal.

The new Soprano ICE is an in-motion laser, perfect for thick, stubborn hairs. It is virtually pain free and can be used as little as two weeks after a holiday in the sun.

The Elite MPX is a unique system combining two lasers – one for lighter skins and one for darker skins. The combination of these lasers enables us to develop a program that will work on all skin types and most hair types – thick, thin, dark blonde, brown and everything in between.

So for a bespoke laser hair removal treatment, which incorporates your unique skin/hair type combination, we have it covered! Look forward to freedom from removing body hair!

Best of all we still have some killer promotions to kick start your laser hair removal journey.

'A great range of non surgical treatments available which are always very clearly explained. Great results too!' - Emma
'I have been afraid of having any type of treatment other than a massage or typical facial simply because of my fear of anything remotely surgical however the team at Jill Zanders were so good at explaning the different types of non surgical treatments and their benifits all without any pressure that I finally took the plunge. I am now a non surgical convert and have seen instant results! Thanks Jill Zanders!' - Cristina
'After trying a lot of different treatments in Denmark I really didn't see any improvement in my skin, but after seeing Emma at Jill Zander I now see a big improvement in my skin. Emma has created a special package for me and I'm so pleased with my skin now. I look younger and healthier.' - Christina
‘This machine is amazing! My bikini line was full of ingrown hairs (and scars from picking them) and after a course of Soprano XL it looks as through I’ve never had an ingrown hair before. I can swim without having to think about shaving or waxing and I wonder how I ever found the time before – thank you to the Jill Zander team.’ - T.M, Hampton Court
'I've had a number of treatments at the salon, most of which have been brilliant and it's great that they're not surgical or involving needles!' - Sally