Recently I attended a Skin Summit Event held in Sydney by Professional Beauty Solutions, the distributors in Australia for IMAGE Skincare and Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics. The IMAGE Skincare World Wide Product Launch for 2019 was also held this weekend, and some AMAZING new masks were unveiled! As well as a slight packaging and shape change of the Biomolecular Sheet Masks, two BRAND NEW clay masks were released!
FIRMING TRANSFORMATION MASK
This amazing blue/green mask is very Insta-worthy! The shimmery colour has it being referred to as IMAGE’s ‘Mermaid Mask’, with people using the hashtag #teammermaid on social media! (check out our Instagram feed to see a pic!).
The Transformational Mask is great for ALL SKIN TYPES, however it is exceptional for stressed and fatigued skins. IMAGE is encouraging all of their skincare lovers to take some ‘time out’ and enjoy some ‘me time’ with this beautiful new mask.
Rare pepper berry extract (from the Mediterranean plant) contains phyto-endorphins that help to defend the skin against the effects of stress, while the oxygenating complex helps to increase hydration (it also has our fav Hyaluronic acid in there too for this purpose!) and soften those pesky fine lines and wrinkles. Jojoba beads are a little added bonus to help increase circulation and remove dull, tired skin.
People often associate clays with being super drying on the skin, but not in this mask! Volcanic Clays are used to draw out impurities and does give the mask a ‘tightening’ effect, but with all the other hydrating ingredients in there it won’t leave your skin feeling stripped at all!
We recommend using this mask 1-3x per week. Apply a thin layer to freshly cleansed skin with the applicator provided and leave on for 5-15 minutes. Then add a little water to fingertips and gentle emulsify the product, working the jojoba beads into the skin before rinsing with warm water and applying your recommended serums and moisturiser.
PURIFYING PROBIOTIC MASK
IMAGE skincare refer to this mask as a “Green Smoothie for your skin!” We are literally feeding the skin (it even comes with a mini spoon!) with probiotics, antioxidants and Superfruits! This green clay Purifying Probiotic Mask (the green colour has lead to the #teamhulk hashtag on social media) helps balance the skins natural flora to fight dehydration, excess oil production, minimize shine, and smooth and refine the skins texture.
Probiotics from a yoghurt powdered blend restore the good bacteria in the skin as well as strengthen the skins barrier, ensuring healthy skin function. Brazilian Green Clay and Activated Charcoal work to draw out impurities and toxins from the skin, helping to control oil flow without drying the skin out too much. Willowherb helps to combat redness and dryness, while the Superfruit complex provides superior antioxidant benefits for the skin, leaving your face glowing!
We recommend using this mask 1-3x per week (or as instructed by your skin therapist), applying a thick layer and leaving on for 10-20 minutes before removing with warm water and applying your homecare serums and moisturiser. This mask will once again feel a little tight when it starts to dry, but don’t worry, it won’t ‘over dry’ your skin.
We can’t wait for you to experience these amazing new products for yourselves! Make sure you share your pictures with us on social media (and be sure to check out ours!) and tag #teammermaid or #teamhulk, as well as @luminescencebeautytherapies.
If you would like to know more about these new facial masks or any of the IMAGE Skincare range, contact Claire our Beauty Therapist at Balwyn’s Luminescence Beauty Therapies Salon.