Skin Care Tips for Mums from Ultraceuticals

Ultraceuticals skin expert Tracey Beeby.
Mother's Day may have been and gone but mothers and women in general have different skin care concerns as we age and our skin changes. As much as it would be great to have beautiful skin for life with minimal effort, for most of us we need a bit of help. Ultraceuticals skin expert, Tracey Beeby has come up with some top skincare tips for mums that address lots of women's skin care concerns too: 
1. Skin Concern: Adult Acne
Cause: Out of control hormones such as progesterone and estrogen fluctuations can lead to increased sebum production and clogged pores which is all too common in mums. Stress and sleepless nights can also excaberate this skin condition. 
Treatment options: 
1. A-Zyme peels, Mandelic acid peels, Microdermabrasion
2. Try not to over treat the affected skin with too many treatments or products as it may overstimulate the skin
3. Use Vitamin A to control oil flow
Treatment/ product recommendation: 
Mandelic Acid Peels – Utilises AHA to quickly decongest, clarify and help control oil production. With proven anti-inflammatory ingredient Niacinamide and potent antioxidant Clove Oil, this peel improves surface congestion and reduces irritation. Ideal for problematic and acne prone skins, this treatment gives the skin a smoother, brighter and clearer complexion.
A-Zyme Peels – containing Retinol and Bromelain to effectively assist to control oil flow,  refine the skin and help clear the pores. 
Vita-Brasion Treatments (incorporates Microdermabrasion and Sonophoresis) providing a total skin treatment incorporating deep exfoliation and Vitamin infusion of potent effective ingredients to assist to clear the complexion. This treatment is ideal to also reduce skin congestion however is not recommended if pustular acne is present.
Ultraceuticals Clear Range – combines powerful exfoliators (Mandelic Acid & Salicylic Acid) with antioxidant Clove Oil and skin-soothers (Vitamin E Phosphate, Allantoin & Aloe Vera) in a synergistic formula to target all stages of the acne cycle and visibly improve skin affected by congestion, breakouts and associated inflammation.
2. Skin Concern: Dry Skin
Cause: Hormonal fluctuations can play havoc on our skin lipids especially after pregnancy which promotes moisture-starved patches on the face. 
Treatment options: 
1. Invest in a quality moisturiser that contains biomimetic technology to support the skin lipid barrier. This technology replaces the components of the skin cells within the epidermis to provide true therapeutic moisturising properties. Ensure you choose one for your skin type – oily, normal, dry, very dry. 
2. Exfoliate using a liquid or physical exfoliator to ensure the moisturiser is absorbed effectively into the skin. Ensure you pay extra attention to elbows, knees and feet. 
Treatment/ product recommendation: 
Ultraceuticals Signature facials (hydrating skin treatments to ensure the skins lipid barrier is healthy and fully repaired prior to treating with a paramedical treatment. 
Vita-Brasion or Hydro-Brasion treatments incorporates simultaneous skin resurfacing and vitamin infusion technology to deliver potent anti-ageing ingredients to smooth, plump and boost skins hydration levels.
Ultra Cleansing Range – totally Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) and Sodium Laureth Sulphate (SLES) free, the cleanser range has been developed to thoroughly cleanse the skin while maintaining the skin’s optimal moisture levels.
Ultra Moisturiser Range –biomimetic moisturisers help strengthen the skin lipid barrier function and support the skin’s Natural Moisturisation Factor (NMF) for long-lasting hydration. Available in formulations suitable for all skin types.   
3. Skin Concern: Tired skin
Cause: Sleepless nights, exhaustion and not taking time out to eat properly or drink enough water can take its toll on even the best skin. 
Treatment options:
1. Hands-on pampering facials that include a massage helps not only to relax but to promote blood flow to the muscles and cells within the skin. 
2. Exfoliating / Micodermbrasion / Hydro-Brasion are excellent ways to slough dead skin and reveal a more polished and glowing surface. 
3. For dark circles under the eyes, try an energising mask or Vitamin A that is suitable for the delicate eye area to stimulate the blood supply to the area. 
Treatment/ product recommendation: 
Vita-Repair Facial works to repair stressed and dehydrated skin, this essential moisture boost treatment balances and restores skin’s natural
hydration levels. Ultrasonic Infusion maximises penetration of Ultraceuticals’ moisturising complex featuring Vitamin B² technology (Provitamin B5 and Vitamin B3) to dramatically nourish skin and plump fine lines and wrinkles.
Vita-LIFT ACE Power Facial
A pillar treatment, anti-ageing focused, skin perfecting, firming, plumping
Featuring Ultraceuticals triple-action anti-ageing powerhouse ingredients Vitamin A, Vitamin C and AHAs & BHA, this treatment combines pure indulgence with total skin rejuvenation. Actively works to reverse the visible signs of ageing by dramatically firming, smoothing and diminishing fine lines and wrinkles to help restore and rejuvenate the overall complexion.
Ultraceuticals Masks – Purifying, Energising or Replenishing Masks 
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