January detox: how to hit 'refresh' on your skin and hair health
Imagine what you could achieve in 2022 if you started the year feeling like the very best version of yourself. We're here to guide you through a complete January detox, from full-on salon treatments in super safe environments to DIY home care essentials. Wave farewell to common new year issues, like hair fall, skin dullness, scalp itching, and colour fade! New year health boost, here we come…
Why your body loves a January detox
Think back on the last few months, and it'll be easy to see why a January detox is so beneficial. Science shows us that hair and skin quality are directly related to how much sleep you get, how nutritious your diet is, and how well you manage stress in your daily life. After the whirlwind festive party season, it's not surprising that January clients come to us feeling lacklustre!
A detox can help reset your skin and hair by clearing out impurities, repairing damage, and restoring nutrients. It's the perfect way to get a fresh start for the year ahead. As well as salon treatments and home care rituals, you can support your detox by adding more nutrients and quality sleep into your lifestyle.
Boost your immune system with a healthy hit of Vitamins A, C, and K, by adding more cruciferous vegetables into your diet. Although your liver already does a great job of detoxing your body, drinks like milk thistle and dandelion root can really help things along. You can also improve your skin and hair by looking after your gut health, too!
Read: 5 essential vitamins for your homecare routine
Kickstart your self care in the salon
The first step to a thorough cleanse and replenishment is a professional salon treatment. Because they're more intensive than home care treatments, you'll benefit from a deeper clean and more noticeable results.
Begin with a bespoke backwash
Visit us and enjoy a salon hair wash tailored to your unique needs. We'll create a protocol from a library of over 30 luxury brands, including Shu Uemura, Iles Formula, Kérastase, and Davines. This unique service is designed to nourish and repair your hair and scalp, so finished styles look incredible and last longer.
Read more about the bespoke backwash experience
The bespoke backwash is a nice, easy way to detox your hair this January. All you need to do is book an appointment, and we'll take care of the rest as part of your service! You can even request special restorative treatments.
Here's a small sample of detox treatments on offer at the backwash:
Metal Detox for coloured hair
Neutralise heavy metal build-up caused by tap water before your colour service to ensure more vibrant, true colour results. You can also buy the shampoo and masque to use at home, too!
Spécifique Potentialiste for scalp issues
Bring your scalp microbiome back into balance by requesting a Kérastase Spécifique Potentialiste serum and masque treatment. You'll find both products in our online shop, ready to use at home.
'Hair Botox' to undo frazzle and frizz
Not to be confused with keratin treatments (which add keratin bonds to the follicles), Signature Smooth is a bonding treatment. It fills gaps in porous and over-processed hair follicles using amino acids and a signature nano formula. It creates a new skeletal structure on your cuticle to leave it straighter, smoother, and stronger.
Go organic with your colour
Repeated colour services can take their toll on your hair. Swap to our ammonia-free, semi-permanent colours and give your hair a bit of a break. Our organic colour systems are low in PPDs and give hair a softer, more translucent colour. They're great if you suffer from colour-related sensitivity, as they're nice and gentle while still giving a colour kick.
Deep clean your skin for a fresh start
Book a deep pore cleanse and remedy inflammation that can cause rosacea, acne, and eczema. It's a quick skin detox service designed to be done regularly, so skin stays blemish-free.
Our skin experts are also on hand to help you reboot your skincare regimen for the new year with SkinCeuticals Starter Kits or ZO Skin Health programs. Just ask, and they'll make a tailored recommendation!
Star products for DIY care at home
Now that you've given yourself a thorough cleanse with the help of our professionals, you'll need to overhaul your home care routine to maintain the results!
Promote hair health from within
Supplement a healthy diet with the UK's most clinically researched hair supplement brand and nourish your locks from within. It's an easy way to promote existing growth, strengthen the hair, and address hair loss or hair thinning concerns.
Remove pollutants, add hydration
Nourishment and hydration in one! Shu Uemura Urban Moisture collection helps to remove impurities and pollution from hair using a unique formulation containing Moringa oil and red algae extract. Think of it as your weekly hair detox!
Pump up body and fullness
Does your hair feel distinctly thinner after the onslaught of 2021? Reinject body back into it with the Kérastase Densifique product range. It's infused with hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and gluco-peptides to give sumptuous texture and fullness.
Upgrade your skincare regime (the easy way)
Preserve the results of your January facial by bringing advanced skincare into your routine. SkinCeuticals Starter Kits have been expertly curated to suit three distinct skin types. Each kit contains a complete 3-step regime designed to help you hit your skin goals in just four weeks.
Go all-in with prescription skincare
Increase skin cell turnover and rewind the clock! ZO Skin Health products contain potent formulations designed to re-teach your skin cells to turnover faster and restore your glow! ZO Skin Health kits are available on prescription in our salons, so book a consultation today!
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Are you ready to hit refresh on your skin and hair? Stock up on home care goodies in our online shop or book yourself in for a treatment in our Battersea and Knightsbridge salons. Let's get you back to full vitality again!