Beauty lunchtime treats

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From facials to manis, we round up quick treatments that’ll leave you rejuvenated to do new tasks.

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REVIV VITAGLOW: Anti-AgEing Infusion

What it does: This process restores your skin with high doses of the best antioxidant ingredient – glutathione. It boosts radiance and attacks signs of ageing. This infusion also cleanses the vital organs and restores hydration from the inside out. All you need is half an hour, and you can have your lunch while you receive the IV treatment.

Duration: 30 minutes

Estimated cost: R1 999

GELISH PEDI AND MANI

What it does: In less than an hour, Life Day Spa can get your nails in top shape with a coat of long-lasting nail polish. Gelish is one of the best options for women on the go, as it lasts for up to two weeks without chipping or peeling. The treatment involves a coat of base, colour of choice and a top coat to seal the shade. The look is set using UV light.

Duration: 45 minutes

Estimated cost: R270

PLACECOL ENERGY BOOST FACIAL

What it does: In just under half an hour, you can have a hydrating mini facial. It’s great as an introductory session to a lengthier treatment. In that half an hour, you’ll get the benefits of Placecol skincare products combined with laser technology to energise and reboot the skin from the effects of the festive season.

Duration: 30 minutes

Estimated cost: R200

ELECTROLYSIS REINVENTED

What it does: This is the ideal treatment for permanent brow and hairline shaping. Electrolysis is the only hair removal process that is FDA-approved to provide 100% permanent hair removal. It’s safe for all skin and hair types. The reinvented electrolysis is available at The Laser Beautique using the Apilus technology. Using an insulated medical probe, this super comfortable treatment releases a precise high frequency current directly underneath the skin, to permanently destroy the parts that feed hair growth. This is also a great for targeting ingrown hairs as electrolysis treats each strand individually, and can target specific hairs that are problematic on any part of the body. Depending on the area and the amount of hair you want to remove, you can choose from anything between a quick 15-minute to a one-hour session.

Duration: 1 hour

Estimated cost: R950

THERMOCOAGULATION

What it does: This is a revolutionary technology used by The Laser Beautique’s internationally trained aestheticians. It can address skin imperfections and anomalies swiftly and effectively. Try it to get rid of skin tags, milia, broken facial capillaries and superficial pigmentation, enlarged pores and unwanted piercing scars. Thermocoagulation uses a high frequency current to discharge heat energy to treat imperfections. It’s also comfortable and quick. The treatment is safe, and unlike other treatments, it doesn’t pose risks of blisters or scarring.

Duration: 20 minutes

Estimated cost: R650

OPTIPHI SKIN REJUVENATION PEEL

What it does: These peels are safe and effective when done by trained aestheticians using reputable products. To avoid disappointment, do thorough research on what exactly a facial peel is and what it can do before getting one. Generally, peels are fantastic for treating the effects of sun damage and to prevent further signs of premature ageing. The Optiphi Skin Rejuvenation Peel will give your skin noticeable rejuvenation without the nasty side effects. It works on all skin conditions by linking the regenerative capabilities of glycolic acid and intensely hydrating active ingredients, leaving you with youthuful and radiant skin.

Duration: 45 minutes

Estimated cost: R510

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