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Introducing the new Redness Relief Essence
UltraCalming has a new addition! Redness Relief Essence joins Dermalogica’s UltraCalming line and replaces UltraCalming Mist, but fear not Mist fans! Redness Relief Essence gives you the same hydrating and calming benefits, plus much much more!


What is an Essence?

Originating from Korea and the K-beauty trend for multi-step skin care regimens, an Essence is a hybrid product; lightweight and hydrating like a toner yet concentrated with actives like a serum. Like an advanced treatment toner that offers immediate hydration plus long term skin benefits.

Dermalogica’s new Redness Relief Essence uses this hybrid formula to address a key symptom of sensitive skin – redness!

Key ingredients and their benefits
Licorice Root Extract is an anti-irritant which helps soothe irritation.

Piperonyl Glucose helps prevent flushing from occurring and reduces redness and skin sensitivity due to changes in climate and dietary related stress.

Oat Kernel Flour helps reduce redness and forms a physical barrier on the surface of the skin to provide moisture and hydration. It contains natural-antioxidant oat-derived Avenanthramides, Beta Glucan and Vitamin E to help soothe and relieve skin irritation and discomfort. Sage Leaf Extract boosts recovery of the skin’s protective lipid barrier and Aloe Leaf Juice soothes, calms and hydrates skin to help relieve irritation from dryness.

How to use
Redness Relief Essence Simply cleanse the skin, remembering that if you’re sensitised to keep water at a tepid temperature and be gentle with your cleansing movements. SHAKE the bottle to ensure the active ingredients are dispersed in the fluid and use a couple of drops, pressing gently onto the skin.

Complete your regimen with a serum such as Barrier Defence Booster from the UltraCalming line, which is particularly good if your skin is dry and irritated and then moisturise with something like Calm Water Gel to further soothe the skin and lock in hydration.

If you need a remedy for your red, irritated skin, invest in Redness Relief Essence now and achieve calm, balanced skin.

Just Beauty Shop is dedicated and believe in Dermalogica products. We love Dermalogica’s passion for new and innovative products which makes it a leading skin care company. We wish to share these products with our loyal customers and new recommendations and hearing how you are getting on using Dermalogica as part of your skin care routine. We have complied a list of your customers favourites to date:

Best Dermalogica 2018 product for… Dark spots Biolumin-C Serum
Serum is a revolution when it comes to Vitamin C. We all know how great Vitamin C is for brightening the skin, along with a whole load of other benefits. It is a potent antioxidant, helps to prevent and treat sun damage and also is great for stimulating collagen production. The problem is that Vitamin C starts to degrade almost as soon as it reaches the air. That’s why Biolumin C Serum is such an innovation in skin brightening. It has two forms of Ultra Stable Vitamin C – which means the Vitamin C gets into the skin in a stable form, but also is bioavailable for the skin to use. This unique complex also works with the skin’s natural defenses to protect against free radical damage and sun damage for a longer-term impact on dark spots.

BioLumin-C Serum
How can I use it in your skin routine?
Biolumin C Serum is best used as part of your daily skincare routine, after you have cleansed and toned, but before you put on your regular moisturiser. It is an addition to your daily routine, not a replacement for any of the steps! As this is a potent serum, we recommend using a daily SPF when using it – which is always a good idea anyway to protect against sun damage from UV rays.

Best Dermalogica 2018… Face mask Clear Start Blackhead Clearing Fizz Mask
A new addition for Dermalogica is the Clear Start Blackhead Clearing Fizz Mask – which changed the way we deal with our blackheads. This unique fizzing formula gets deep into the pores, treating blackheads before they become breakouts. It has sulfur, which helps to clean out pores with its antimicrobial action. It also has kaolin clay, with naturally absorbent properties that soaks up excess oil and leaves your skin purified, while apple fruit extract increases the skin’s hydration. When it is applied, it actually fizzes on your skin – which is not just a novelty (!) but actually helps to open up the pores to get the active ingredients deep into the skin for lasting benefit.

Blackhead Clearing Fizz Mask
This is a great addition to your regular skincare routine if you have oily skin or are prone to blackheads and breakouts. Use on clean skin, applying a thin layer to get the fizzing action, and then leaving for 3-5 minutes before rinsing with warm water. You should use it two to three times a week.

How can I use it in your skin routine?
This is a great addition to your regular skincare routine if you have oily skin or are prone to blackheads and breakouts. Use on clean skin, applying a thin layer to get the fizzing action, and then leaving for 3-5 minutes before rinsing with warm water. You should use it two to three times a week.

Best Dermalogica 2018 product for… Sensitive skin Ultracalming Serum Concentrate
When you have sensitive skin, the idea of applying any skin care products can feel like a nightmare. You may be worried about a further reaction or irritation. However, this serum from Dermalogica works by not only treating sensitivity but also has an exclusive complex that is clinically proven to control the neurogenic and immunogenic inflammatory pathways that lead to your skin sensitivity. What that means is that it has active ingredients that work to disrupt those pathways to reduce sensitivity, whilst also treating the effects of sensitivity and irritation.
It has oat and botanical actives that work below the surface of the skin to interrupt inflammatory triggers that cause a reaction. This gives an immediate relief for sensitive skin. Then a combination of Oil of Evening Primrose, Sunflower Seed and Avocado extracts work together to help to repair and restore the lipid barrier to protect your skin against future sensitivity. It also has a form of hyaluronic acid to help hydrate your delicate skin.

UltraCalming Serum Concentrate
How can I use it in your skin routine?

As a serum it should be applied after cleansing and using a toning mist. If your skin is super sensitive this can be instead of applying an additional moisturiser as well, although this isn’t a long-term alternative for moisturiser.

Calm Water Gel
We couldn’t talk about sensitive skin without mentioning this Jersey beauty favourite. One of the main things we hear from people with sensitive skin is that finding a moisturiser that doesn’t cause further irritation is hard. That’s why we love Calm Water Gel – it is a weightless, super effective moisturiser. It goes on like a water gel – it’s like that feeling you get when you put cold hands on sunburn – immediately soothing and lasts all day. A must for sensitive skin because it is packed full of hydrating active ingredients like hyaluronic acid, which can hold up to a thousand times its weight in water and is easily absorbed deep into the skin, apple fruit extract and aloe vera.

Calm Water Gel
How can I use it in your skin routine?
This is a great weightless moisturiser, to be used after cleansing and toning. It soaks into the skin easily and starts working immediately for soothing hydration for the skin.

Best Dermalogica 2018 product for… Dry/ dehydrated skin Skin Smoothing Cream 2.0
This year Dermalogica upgraded customer favourite Skin Smoothing Cream with an innovative active hydra mesh technology for up to 48 hours of critical hydration. Building on the active ingredients in the original formula, Dermalogica have added a hydramesh technology that works to protect the skin’s microbiome from environmental damage and free radicals. This works by releasing a moisture complex, with urea that is found in the skin’s natural moisturising factor, to increase hydration and moisture for the skin. Hyaluronic acid, alginate and pullanan create a second skin which acts as a protective film to lock in moisture.

Skin Smoothing Cream 2.0
How can I use it in your skin routine?
This is a medium weight moisturiser for use as a part of your daily skin care routine. Once you have double cleansed and toned, you can then apply this moisturiser to the face and neck twice daily.

Best Dermalogica 2018 product for… Ageing skin Rapid Reveal Peel
One of the most exciting Dermalogica products to launch in 2018 is the Rapid Reveal Peel – the strongest at home peel that Dermalogica have released – with salon results at home, in a safe and effective formula. Rapid Reveal Peel is a chemical exfoliator that works to stimulate cell turnover and renewal. Unlike physical exfoliators that use abrasion to remove dead skin cells, chemical exfoliators, as used in chemical peels, use ingredients that dissolve the bonds between cells which kick starts the memasquation process. The result is brighter, fresher skin. Rapid Reveal Peel has phytoactive alpha hydroxy acids and lactic acid, which are the chemical exfoliants that remove surface debris and also stimulate cell renewal in the deeper layers of skin. There are also plant enzymes to assist with resurfacing the skin, while australian caviar lime extract works to smooth and brighten your skin. The Rapid Reveal Peel is a potent product that has visible results.

Rapid Reveal Peel
How can I use it in your skin routine?
Dermalogica recommend that you use Rapid Reveal Peel only if you have previously used exfoliation products. If not, you can start slowly and build up to this product. You can choose to kick start the process using the Rapid Reveal Peel for three consecutive days, followed by then using it once a week, or just use it weekly. You should use a daily SPF when using Rapid Reveal Peel as it can make your skin more photosensitive.

Best Dermalogica 2018…Night product Sound Sleep Cocoon
Our final new product from Dermalogica this year is the Sound Sleep Cocoon, a nightly face cream that not only helps to renew your skin but even helps with getting a better night’s sleep! It has seven active ingredients to promote cell renewal and sound sleep. When you sleep, your skin works its hardest, renewing itself. That’s why we call it beauty sleep! If you don’t get enough good quality sleep this will show on your skin. It has persian silk tree extract that works as an antioxidant and also brightens and plumps tired skin. Whu Zhu Yu Extract helps to promote skin radiance and even skin tone. Kakadu Plum extract is a high concentration of Vitamin C for skin luminosity and even skin tone. Tamarind seed extract is a great ingredient for hydration, deeply moisturising the skin. Patchouli leaf oil helps with tissue and cell regeneration, stimulating cell growth as you sleep, whilst sandalwood calms and de-stresses your skin.
Finally, microencapsulated lavendin, derived from lavender, in activated with motion so as you toss and turn it slowly releases for a sounder night’s sleep.

Sound Sleep Cocoon
How can I use it in your skin routine?
This is a specially formulated night face gel. Once you have double cleansed and toned, use this in place of your regular moisturiser while you sleep.