Nestled away in 14 acres of idyllic Worcestershire countryside lies luxury high-end clinic Eighth & Eden. Your new favourite destination for medical, aesthetic and spa treatments available to book individually or as bespoke clinic day packages.
We think it is fair to say that lockdown has been ever so stressful, in many more ways than one. But did you know that these daily stressors can have long-lasting effects on our skin’s barrier? Luckily, Dr Chloë Butler has all the remedies we need to bring life back to our dermis and see 2021 through with radiant, fresh and youthful skin.
“Our focus is very much on natural results but with big packages and 360 treatment plans being available. Lots of people expect some sort of clinical vibe but that’s far from what we offer. There’s more of a spa feel and the wellness of our clients is of the utmost importance.” Dr Chloë Butler
Going in and out of lockdowns is stressful enough, but when paired with this cold weather, our skin is likely going to be as stressed as ever right now. If you want to press the reset button on the dermis, a brilliant place to start (once we are out of lockdown 3.0) is with a Hydrafacial. This is a medical, 6 step facial that uses brilliant technology to cleanse, exfoliate and refresh the skin. All whilst infusing it with actives like Hyaluronic Acid to leave the skin feeling fresh and plump and the skins barrier restored. A key part of this facial is Red Light Therapy as this calms the skin and helps it absorb the actives.
Why Dr Chloë Loves: “You really see the results of this facial quickly. It also lasts a long time too, around 4-6 weeks.”
The Perfect Amanda Harrington London Add On: Use your New Skin Face, Glycolic Pads to support and back the hydration element of this facial. Glycolic Acid will plump the skin further and help to pack the actives into deeper layers of the dermis.
SUGAR & SKIN
As most of us already know, sugar can have a real impact on our mood and energy levels but were you aware that is also has a big impact on your skin? As Dr Chloë very clearly states there is a direct correlation between consuming sugar and the texture of your skin. Mass sugar consumption can cause collagen levels to decrease and your skins day to day appearance will appear lacklustre. For the ultimate ‘sugared’ skin remedy the Profhilo and HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) combination should be at the top of your list. This dynamic duo helps boost your collagen levels and is also brilliant for texture, lifting and tightening.
Why Dr Chloë Loves: “This combination gives the most natural, bespoke result that is truly suitable for ages. It is also perfect for those who don’t want to invest in traditional injectables, as whilst Profhilo is injected into the skin, it is only there for a small amount of time and is incredibly pure.”
The Perfect Amanda Harrington London Add On: For an extra topical Collagen boost, use your Perfect Face, Gradual Tan Primer and Illuminating Face Mist both infused with Collagen to plump, smooth and hydrate the skin, all whilst giving your skin an elevated bronze.
Dehydrated skin is a common trouble in the cold, winter months. Especially if, like us, you’re prone to WFH with the central heating on. Dr Chloë advises a course of peels for those looking to beat this dehydrated blues. A Lactic Acid Peel is very gentle on the skin but still exfoliates the skin enough to get rid of all those unwanted toxins in the dermis. It is perfect for dehydrated skin because it’s not too strong and won’t feel like you’re ‘stripping’ the skin but will allow the new skin cells to come to surface, allowing you to pack moisture through other products into your top layers.
Why Dr Chloë Loves: “Incorporating Lactic Acid Peels into your wider skincare regime is so effortless and they are also brilliant for helping dull and uneven complexions.
The Perfect Amanda Harrington London Add On: The ultimate AHL saviour for dehydrated skin would be our Ultimate Face Moisturiser. It will pack in all the goodness that your skin needs to top up its hydration levels.
You can meet Dr Chloë and her team at the Eighth & Eden clinic in Uphampton, Worcestershire. Be sure to check out the Amanda Harrington London Instagram for more skincare and bronzing top tips.