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AlumierMD allows us to provide you with Advanced Bespoke Skincare plans for your Treatments and Homecare.
AlumierMD has changed the lives of so many of our clients. If you are concerned about your skin and feel that it is lacking life and looking dull, then we can discuss with you about how Alumier will literally transform your skin and your life.
AlumierMD targets and treats a variety of skin care concerns, including:
– Reducing the signs of ageing.
– Sun damage.
– Hyperpigmentation (dark patches on the skin).
– Acne and related issues, including large pores and oily skin.
– Dry and uneven skin.
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Alumier has created effective formulations containing the correct percentages of the highest-grade active ingredients to be used on all Fitzpatrick skin types (I-IV). The products and treatments tackle a multitude of skin concerns which provide you with progressively a more youthful and glowing skin.
Intrinsic Ageing or Extrinsic Ageing
Intrinsic ageing, known as natural or chronological ageing, normally begins in our mid-20s and is determined by genetics. Extrinsic ageing accounts for up to 90% of skin ageing and is largely controllable. The most common causes are:
- Sun exposure – the major cause, often referred to as Photo-ageing
- Pollution and environmental stressors
- Lifestyle choices, such as smoking and alcohol consumption
By having Alumier MD treatments and products, you can reverse some of this damage and prevent future negative effects on the skin.
What does ageing skin look like?
While the visible aging process varies from person to person, some common skin changes include:
- Dull appearance
- Rough texture
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Lack of firmness
- Loss of fat and fullness
- Loss of elasticity or a slower “snapback” when skin is pulled
Oily skin is caused by the overproduction of sebum (oil) and is associated with acne (pimples), large pores, blackheads and a noticeable shine to the skin. Genetics and hormones play a key role in how much oil our skin produces.
Dry skin is characterized by a lack of moisture and natural oils in the epidermis and can cause scaling, itching and fine lines. Dryness is usually related to a skin barrier issue that allows excess moisture to escape. This issue is referred to as increased transepidermal water loss (TEWL).
The main causes of dry skin are: Winter weather; ageing; genetics; hot showers; excessive exposure to water and harsh soaps; the sun.
Skin conditions we treat with AlumierMD
Hyperpigmentation occurs when excess melanin causes a darkened appearance to the skin in either small or large areas. Pigmentation is the natural color of a person’s skin and it is related to melanin production. Melanin protects skin cells and their DNA by absorbing the sun’s ultraviolet rays (UVR). Darker skin types, in general, are more susceptible to hyperpigmentation than lighter skin types because their skin naturally contains more melanin.
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition characterized by facial flushing, redness, telangiectasias (visible vessels), bumps and pimples. Rosacea is most often seen in fair-skinned people between the ages of 30 and 50 and typically affects the cheeks, nose, forehead and chin. It is more common in women but more aggressive in men. Click here for more information and our treatment of Rosacea. Rosacea is a chronic skin condition characterized by facial flushing, redness, telangiectasias (visible vessels), bumps and pimples. Rosacea is most often seen in fair-skinned people between the ages of 30 and 50 and typically affects the cheeks, nose, forehead and chin. It is more common in women but more aggressive in men. Click here for more information and our treatment of Rosacea.
Individuals with a heightened intolerance to products and the environment are said to have sensitive skin. They may experience redness, discomfort, bumps and irritation.
Causes of sensitivity include: Skin disorders like eczema or rosacea; overly dry skin due to a compromised hydrolipid barrier; over exposure to irritants like wind, sun and harsh topical ingredients. In all cases, the skin’s moisture barrier is impaired, which leads to dryness and irritation.
Sebum (oil) is produced to protect our skin, making it waterproof and preventing it from becoming dry. Oil glands produce sebum that moves through the lining of each pore and then onto the skin’s surface. If overproduced, that oil mixes with dead skin cells in the pore and causes clogging and swelling.
Large pores can also be a result of an ageing skin. The production of collagen and elastin decreases with age and a loss of elasticity makes the pores appear larger. Gender and genetics are also factors. Men generally have larger pores than women, although hormonal fluctuations in females may contribute to enlarged pores.
Your Questions Answered
Are the Alumier MD products you use Vegan or tested on animals??
Other than some honey ingredients, they are Vegan and also free of Parabens, Sulfates, Petrolatum, Mineral Oil and Dyes.
None of their products are tested on animals.
What type of products are included in the Alumier range?
Their range includes cleansers, moisturisers, antioxidant serums, exfoliators, eye creams, sunscreens, a neck and décolleté cream and chemical peels; products being for both in-clinic and home use.
What specific products are in the Alumier MD range that you use?
Vitamin Rich Smoother (C&E), HydraLight Moisturizer, HydraDew Moisturizer, EvenTone Brightening Serum, AluminEye, Retinol Eye Gel, Calm-R, Acne Balancing Serum, HydraBoost Cream Cleanser, SensiCalm Cleanser, Acne Clarifying Cleanser, Purifying Gel Cleanser, Bright & Clear Solution, Lotus Scrub, AHA Renewal Serum, Enzymatic Peel, Retinol Resurfacing Serum 0.25, Retinol Resurfacing Serum 0.5, Retinol Resurfacing Serum 1.0, HydraCalm Moisturizer, HydraSmooth Moisturizer, Ultimate Boost Serum, Intellibright Complex, Matticlear, Neck and Décolleté Firming Cream, Moisture Matte Broad Spectrum SPF 40 (Ivory), Moisture Matte Broad Spectrum SPF 40 (Sand), Moisture Matte Broad Spectrum SPF 40 (Amber), Clear Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 42, Sheer Hydration SPF 40 (Untinted) and Sheer Hydration SPF 40 (Tint
What ingredients are used within the treatments?
All of AlumierMD`s products contain clinically-proven ingredients at optimal concentrations, including encapsulated retinol, hinokitiol, L-ascorbic acid (vitamin C), sea whip, oyster phoenix mushroom, oligopeptide-10, encapsulated salicylic acid, matrixyl synthe’6, glutathione, gluconolactone and haloxyl.
No extras are added into their products; stating that if it doesn`t have a proven therapeutic effect, it doesn`t go in. Furthermore, they are kinder to the skin, as they contain no artificial scents or perfumes. The products also do not contain chemical preservatives such as parabens.
Can I have AlumierMD treatments whilst pregnant or breast feeding?
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding or have any underlying medical conditions, then you should consult with your general practitioner (GP) before undergoing any treatment from AlumierMD.
How long will the effects of my Alumier treatment last?
You will notice an improvement in your skin after a few weeks of following your treatment and your advised bepoke skincare plan. The duration of the effects will last for as long as the products are used. However, although Alumier MD products can reduce the signs of ageing, they do not stop the ageing process.
What are the side effects of an Alumier MD treatment?
Side effects and reactions are rare with AlumierMD products, so you are advised to let us know if you experience any unexpected reaction after your treatment or using your products.
You may experience mild redness, irritation and peeling when using the retinol based products (Retinol Resurfacing Serum 0.25. 0.5 & 1.0). It is recommended to acclimatise the skin to this ingredient, by starting with a low percentage retinol product first, and increasing from every couple of days to daily use. The retinol based products in AlumierMD use a microencapsulated technology which is designed to offer a slow release of the retinol into the skin to minimise any irritation, but preconditioning is still advised, especially for the 1.0 concentration.
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