Providing the latest technology in laser hair removal, the world’s Number 1 Skin Tightening treatment Ulfit, The Image MD Signature Facelift Facial, LED Light Therapy and the latest technology from Belgium; the Cryosurgery FreezPen all ensuring you can achieve smoother, more youthful skin.
The Milesman Diode Laser
The Milesman Diode laser gently and safely removes unwanted hair, leaving you smooth and summer ready at a moment’s notice.
This treatment is a safe and effective way to permanently reduce unwanted facial and body hair. It is ‘colour blind’ meaning that it is safe to use on all skin colours with very minimal risk of pigmentation occurring, unlike IPL which carries a high risk of burns and pigmentation if used incorrectly.
laser hair removal faqs
Long term solution for unwanted hair
Reduce ingrown hairs
No need for razors or waxing
How It Works
Laser hair removal uses a concentrated beam of light (laser) to remove unwanted hair.
During laser hair removal, a laser emits a light that is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) in the hair. The light energy is converted to heat, which damages the hair follicles within the skin that produce hairs. This damage inhibits or delays future hair growth.
Although laser hair removal effectively delays hair growth for long periods, it usually doesn’t result in permanent hair removal. Multiple laser hair removal treatments are needed for initial hair removal. Laser hair removal is most effective for people who have light skin and dark hair, but it can be successfully used on all skin types.
prior to Laser treatment
Avoid other hair removal methods. Plucking, waxing, epilation and electrolysis can disturb the hair follicle and should be avoided at least four weeks before treatment.
Shaving treatment area. Trimming and shaving is recommended the day before laser treatment. It removes hair above the skin that can result in surface skin damage from burnt hairs, but it leaves the hair shaft intact below the surface.
Post Laser care
Stay out of the sun. Avoid sun exposure before and after treatment.
Avoid any sunless skin creams that darken your skin.
laser hair removal pricing
Ulfit highly focused ultrasound
Ulfit is a non invasive, chemical free alternative to surgical facelifts and injectables. It also produces long lasting results (12-18 months).
Commonly called the ‘Lunchtime Facelift’ the full face skin tightening treatment produces immediate visible firming and reduction in lines and sagging skin and works deep down to stimulate collagen production. This creates continuous improvement in the skin’s texture and plumpness over the next 90 days. A second treatment is recommended 3 months after your first treatment which will provide you with firmer and tighter skin lasting from twelve to eighteen months.
The popular ‘Hollywood Facial’ can provide you with clearer, glowing, plumper skin and is a great option to have before a special event or whenever you are wanting to look your best.
Rejuvenate and tighten skin on the face, neck & décolleté
Contour and reduce fat on the face and body
Tighten stretched or lax skin almost anywhere on the body
How It Works
Ulfit uses safe ultrasound energy (HIFU – high intensity focused ultrasound) which denatures collagen on a mass scale. It denatures damaged ‘type 3’ collagen which in turn promotes the production of ‘type 1’ collagen.
‘Type 1’ collagen is a stronger and younger collagen fibre that results in firming and lifting of the skin.
3 levels of the face are treated, the SMAS (muscle layer which is targeted during face-lift surgery), and two layers of the skin: Deep Dermis and Superficial Dermis. This multilayer treatment ensures that all required areas are targeted to achieve optimum results.
Immediate visible skin tightening and reduction of wrinkles is obvious, and continuous improvement in volume and appearance continues for up to 90 days post treatment as type 1 collagen is regenerated.
What areas can be treated
Almost any area including forehead, eye area, cheeks, jowls, wrinkles, chin, decolletage, arms, and abdomen can be treated.
How many treatments do I need
Skin tightening; I recommend two treatments three months apart, then one treatment every 12 – 18 months.
Contouring and tightening of the body and abdomen are highly dependent on the client’s start point and body composition. I offer a complimentary consultation to discern how many and which treatments are recommended for you.
Does it hurt
The treatment is non-surgical and non-invasive. During treatment, you can expect a warm bubbling sensation under the skin, and you may experience some discomfort due to how deep the ultrasound technology penetrates.
Prior to ulfit treatment
I offer a complimentary consultation prior to Ulfit treatments and will advise you on essential pre treatment instructions.
post ulfit treatment
You can expect your skin to be sensitive post treatment, you should be using a Soothing Serum and Post Treatment Balm for the first 4 days post treatment to keep the skin well-nourished as well as using a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen of a minimum of SPF 30+ daily.
In general, most clients experience very little post treatment pain and a little redness which quickly clears.
Swelling and redness is possible for 48-72 hours post treatment, and some clients may also experience some tenderness around the jaw, minor bruising, numbness, and tingling for 7-10 days post treatment. This is normal and will resolve on its own.
You may notice your skin feeling firmer and tight immediately after your first treatment, this is due to the initial minor swelling from the treatment and will reside within a few weeks.
Ulfit rejuvenation pricing
UPPER BODY SCULPTING
Image MD Signature Facelift Facial
Vitamin C and fruit enzymes peel blended in an organic aloe vera base visibly reduce redness and brighten the skin while hyaluronic acid provides superior hydration. The Enzyme-Based Image Signature Skin Peel utilises a results driven treatment that combines vitamin C, hydroxy acids and enzymes to speed up your skin’s cellular renewal.
Enzymatic peels utilise gently exfoliating fruit based enzymes to dissolve dead skin cells, support skin cell renewal and soften skin texture with minimal irritation.
Perfect for all skin types, especially dry or sensitive skin, our professional enzyme peel delivers powerful skin rejuvenation and visible results in just one treatment. The optional hydrating mask and LED light therapy can be added on to this treatment for a luxurious treat for your skin.
signature facial faqs
An increase in collagen production
Smoothing of fine lines and wrinkles
Reduction of scars
What is an "Enzyme-Based" Peel
Like any other “peel,” an enzyme peel is a facial treatment aimed at eradicating dead skin cells to achieve glowing, more beautiful skin. The enzymes used in such treatments come from fruits and vegetables such as pineapple, papaya, and pumpkin. These proteolytic enzymes help to break down proteins—including keratin proteins in the outer layer of the skin. This helps dead skin cells “shed” off, leaving the skin smoother, softer, and with decreased discolorations.
Enzymes are an amazing alternative for those with sensitive skin who can’t tolerate alpha and beta hydroxy acids often present in traditional chemical peels. Enzymes are the “secret ingredient” behind exfoliating and brightening the skin in a gentle – yet just as effective – way.
Will my skin be red
The enzyme peel could leave your skin a little red, but, within a few hours, it should be soft and glowing. Within a few days, your skin will look smooth, hydrated, and glowing. Keep in mind that this is an enzyme-based peel, meaning it is much gentler than many other chemical peels.
Does it hurt
Because it is enzyme-based, this treatment was designed specifically for sensitive skin, meaning that discomfort during the procedure if you experience any, will be mild.
What are the risks
Facial peels are not as scary as they sound. Our therapist will discuss and diagnose your individual needs and limitations. You can achieve glowing, healthy skin in no time. Peels come in varying strengths (according to the depth to which they penetrate) and can be personalized to your skin’s needs.
This facial treatment helps to reduce redness and dehydration through gentle exfoliation of the top layer of your skin. Shortly after your procedure, you’ll notice a boost in luminosity and hydration of your skin!
PERFECT FOR TREATING
- Wrinkles, sun damage
- Tired or Dull skin in need of a pick me up
- Acne and acne scarring
- Uneven skin texture
- Smoker ‘s Skin
Signature Facials Pricing
signature facial (approx 30 mins) $109
Add hydrating mask (10 minutes) & LED light treatment (15 minutes) $45
Using the latest technology from Belgium, FreezPen painlessly removes unwanted pigmentation, age spots and non-cancerous lesions with pinpoint accuracy and no scarring.
Freezpen is economical way to rejuvenate your skin by removing age spots and skin tags.
Prices *start from $49 for the first spot, add on $10 per extra spot.
How long does it take
Treatment takes just a few seconds per spot, the highly powered microjet achieves in-tissue temperature of -89C for complete tissue necrosis (death of cells by freezing) in seconds.
Does it Hurt
No, it is pain free.
Will I be left with a scar
Because of the ultra fine jet, only the lesion is frozen, no healthy tissue is affected and the lesions can be removed with no scarring.
How will it look after treatment
After treatment, the lesion will darken and crust up before finally flaking off over the course of 2-3 weeks.
All moles, suspicious lesions or growths must be checked and cleared by a doctor prior to treatment by FreezPen.
The Lightroom operates a safety first approach to lesion removal. Skin cancer and Melanoma are very prevalent in New Zealand and regular checks by your doctor or skin specialist are recommended.
Prices *start from $49 for the first spot, add on $10 per extra spot.
*Prices can vary depending on size and depth of the lesion. A package price can be quoted after in person consultation.
LED light therapy
LED, or light emitting diode therapy, is a skincare treatment that uses varying wavelengths of light, including red and blue. NASA originally developed it for plant growth experiments on shuttle missions and later found it to have promise for wound treatment. LED light therapy is now used by aestheticians to help regenerate the skin from aging. It’s also used for acne. LED light therapy has an established history of skin uses. The U.S. Navy SEALs began using it in the 1990s to help heal wounds quickly and to help regenerate damaged muscle tissues.
We use red or blue light frequencies based on the skincare concern. Red is primarily used for anti-aging, while blue is used for acne treatment.
led light therapy faqs
helps treat acne
promotes anti-aging effects
Is it safe
Unlike other types of light therapy, LED’s do not contain ultraviolet rays, therefore they’re safe for regular use. LED light therapy doesn’t cause burns. LED therapy is also safe for all skin colors. You shouldn’t use LED light therapy if you take Accutane for acne or if you’re experiencing skin rashes.
Side effects are rare, but may include increased inflammation, redness, and rashes.
How It Works
There are different frequencies, or wavelengths, used with LED light treatment. These include red and blue light frequencies, which don’t contain ultraviolet rays and are readily absorbed into the skin.
Red, or infrared, light is used for treating the epidermis, which is the outer layer of skin. When the light is applied to your skin, the epidermis absorbs it and then stimulates collagen proteins.
In theory, more collagen means that your skin will look smoother and fuller, which can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Red LED light is also thought to reduce inflammation while improving circulation, which can give you a healthier glow.
Blue LED light therapy, targets the sebaceous glands, which are also called oil glands. They’re located beneath your hair follicles.
Sebaceous glands are necessary for lubricating your skin and hair so that it doesn’t dry out. However, these glands can become overactive, leading to oily skin and acne.
Blue LED light therapy can target these oil glands and make them less active. In turn, you may see fewer acne breakouts. Blue light can also kill acne-causing bacteria beneath the skin, which can help treat severe acne pimples, including cysts and nodules.
Oftentimes, blue LED light is used in conjunction with red LED light to:
– help treat acne
– decrease scarring
– promote anti-inflammatory effects
LED light therapy treatment lasts about 20 minutes to half an hour. You’ll likely need up to 10 treatments total, depending on the results you’re looking to achieve.
Risks and side effects
Overall, the American Academy of Dermatology deems this procedure safe. Since LEDs don’t contain UV rays, this is considered a safer form of light therapy that won’t cause long-term damage to your skin. The procedure is also non-invasive and has few risks.
If you currently use Accutane for acne, be advised that this powerful drug derived from vitamin A increases your skin’s sensitivity to light and may cause scarring in some instances.
Do not use LED light therapy if you’re using anything on your skin that makes you sensitive to sunlight.
Side effects from LED light therapy are rare but could include: Redness, rash, pain, tenderness, hives.
What to expect after therapy
LED light therapy is non-invasive and pain free, so no recovery time is required. You should be able to continue with your everyday activities once your treatment is over.
LED light therapy Pricing
30 mins LED therapy $50
30 minutes LED therapy & image rehydration mask $65
Please use the online booking system below to book treatments at The Tannery or if preferred you can contact me direct for any bookings or enquiries.
Methven & Mid Canterbury clients, please contact me direct for bookings at the Methven location.
GERnètic Skincare products
Gernetic Paris was created by a doctor working in a hospital specialising in burns. The anchor product, Synchro cream is gentle, incredibly moisturising and healing (it has been used to heal burns), and can be used by anyone with almost any skin concern, from babies to those suffering from eczema and psoriasis. If you have super sensitive skin, skin conditions such as eczema/psoriasis or are taking medications which are affecting your immune system, Gernetic Paris will quickly become your go to.
Image Skincare products
Image Skincare is clean, clinical skincare powered by proven ingredients, smart botanicals and results first technology. Its byline is ‘Age Later’ and the products certainly live up to the hype. From super powered enzyme peels to physician formulated anti aging, Image will have your skin pump, smooth and glowing.
Owner Anne has undertaken extensive training in laser operation and safety practices in Auckland at The New Zealand Laser Training Institute. She has also trained extensively with Cryomed Education to be able to provide you with expert advice and treatments using both the Milesman Diode Laser and the Ulfit Ultrasound device. Both the Milesman Laser and Ulfit Ultrasound are the latest technology and produce amazing results for you with little to no downtime post treatment.
Originally operating from The Consortium Salon in Methven, Anne moved to Christchurch and opened The Lightroom in its own salon located in The Tannery Boutique Shopping, Dining & Arts Emporium in 2022. She travels to Methven every month to look after The Lightroom’s many clients in the mid-Canterbury district.