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Plump it up with these summer skin savers

When she learned that Oxygen Facials are Hollywood‘s best–kept beauty secret, Emma Roberts, felt compelled to investigate…

If you ask any woman what they crave most when it comes to their looks, smooth, glowing skin is always at the top of their list. So when I heard that A-List celebs are getting in line for Intraceuticals Rejuvenate treatment, I scheduled an appointment with A-List Aesthetics Cheltenham. The facial, which claims to plump up and distress skin with rapid results, uses therapeutic grade oxygen and hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally in the body, to restore lost moisture and radiance.

The procedure After an initial consultation to assess my skin’s needs, the treatment started with my face being thoroughly cleansed just like in any other standard facial. But what followed was anything but ordinary.

Dr Zulia Frost, a Russian medical doctor who specialises in this futuristic treatment in the Cotswolds, used an applicator that looked similar to a make up airbrush to deliver specialised active serums to the skin through a gentle pressure of therapeutic grade oxygen. The active serum consists mainly of hyaluronic acid, and one of four customised booster serums (Collagen, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Antioxidant), of which I choose Vitamin C, to fight my biggest skin concern: irregular tone and sun damage.

Dr Zulia Frost told me that the Intraceuticals Vitamin C booster contains three different types of stable Vitamin C to help fight free radicals, brighten and improve the appearance of hyperpigmentation as well as strengthen skin and make it feel smooth. Once the treatment was underway, the cool mist of the fine serum on my skin was so relaxing, I almost feel asleep. The results I am not sure if dewy is a feeling, but that’s how fresh my skin felt. It looked visibly brighter and instantly firmer and plumper. I was even ok with going make up free for the rest of the day.

The best part is that the results are cumulative – and my skin looked better and better for the following days. The verdict Whilst one treatment is great before a special occasion, a course of treatments with a set of layering home care products will transform the quality and vitality of your skin.

The Vitamin C booster is full of protective and strengthening qualities and really helps to brighten dull and sun damaged skin. I loved the treatment and will definitely come for more. Star quality International A-listers, including Madonna, Naomi Campbell and Miranda Kerr, have fully embraced this non-invasive beauty treatment for its rapid results – a must-have before any major event! Even Victoria Beckham claims that “there is nothing like Intraceuticals…it really helps you look and feel your best!”

A-List Aesthetics Dr Zulia Frost, Maple House, Bayshill Road, Cheltenham, GL50 3AW. Office: 01242 210 966; Mobile: 07779 334 813.
E: drzulia@a-listaesthetics.com; www.a-listaesthetics.com

Reader offer: 20% off your first treatment during August.