DermaCo Pro VX System Anti Ageing Facial Treatments


DermaCo Pro System full facial is a 6-in-1 system that allows the therapist to completely design a personalised treatment procedure for each individual client depending on their own personal needs and requirements. It includes Thermotherapy, Diamond Tip Microdermabrasion, Ultrasound, Biolift, LED Light Therapy and Cryotherapy. Products used Collagen gel and Dermalogica skincare.



Ultrasound has been used for cosmetic purposes since the early 1980's because of its therapeutic properties and great results. Small doses of Ultrasound can promote the synthesis of protein inside the cells, help to regenerate wounded tissues and promote the synthesis of fibre cells in the body. The accelerated metabolism of the cells changes the pH level of the skin to a more alkaline condition and facilitates the absorption of any induced products.

When using the DermaCo Pro system you get the most up to date treatment procedure available in the UK. The Ultrasound attachments vibrate at 1-3 million times per second (MHz) to create frictional heat that will penetrate through the dermal layers of the skin quickly and easily. This warming and heating action is one of the most important therapeutic factors of Ultrasound. It is a kind of internal heat that is carried away by the blood circulation and is not felt by the client.

Ultrasound helps to expand the space in which the cells exist, causing movement of cytoplasm, the rotation of mitochondria and the vibration of the cell nucleus. This in turn will stimulate and expand the cell membrane, improve blood circulation, relax muscles and aid in the breakdown of fatty deposits, reducing the appearance of cellulite. Ultrasound will also stimulate the skin tissue increasing cell regeneration, collagen production and the removal of fine lines and wrinkles.

More importantly Ultrasound will penetrate through the skin to the deepest layers, changing various cellular properties. When it comes into contact with a cell the cell membrane becomes temporarily permeable allowing specific types of nutrients to be absorbed. This procedure ensures that the active ingredient has been transported deep into the dermis and has effectively gone straight to the root of the problem so that the client receives the full benefit of the product.

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Micro-current Therapy was developed over 20 years ago and was originally a medical treatment to re-educate weakened facial muscles in stroke victims and those who have suffered Bells Palsy. Micro-current has been adapted by the beauty industry to provide a course of treatments that would effectively tone and firm facial muscle fibre. It is a safe and painless treatment procedure that rejuvenates the skin; giving more healthy looking contours and much younger look. After just one treatment there will be a noticeable lift depending on individual skin tone and muscle resistance levels, but results can often be very dramatic.

An initial consultation is required to assess your body make up followed by a course of ten treatments spread over a 3-4 week period, after which you will inevitably look "10 Years Younger". To maintain this new lifted and toned appearance one treatment per month is recommended.

The DermaCo Pro unit uses Micro-current to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the skin's surface. The Micro-current emits a very tiny amount of electrical current that, applied to the skins surface, pushes through the dermal layers of the skin tissue and penetrates the muscles beneath. When the current comes into contact with the muscle it re-educates the muscle fibres by using an intermittent electrical current (Faradic) that is biologically compatible with the body's own natural electrical energy – sometimes referred to as "chi." These muscle fibres contract and relax achieving an incredible end result leaving skin lifted and toned.

Because the application of Micro-current is sub-sensory there is no pain. Although some may feel a slight tingling sensation normally they will only feel the probes and the pressure of muscles being manipulated.

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Diamond Tip Abrasion (Microdermabrasion)

Microdermabrasion allows the therapist to perform mechanical exfoliation based on the safe and controlled removal of the epidermis, layer by layer, without the use of messy (and expensive) crystals. Instead the Diamond Tip abrasion method uses various size heads which allow the therapist to treat all target areas, even around the eyes. There are 3 types of abrasive Tip:

  • High Grade (100) - Sun Damaged, Tough, Thick and Leathery Skin
  • Medium Grade (200) - Average Skin Tone and Texture
  • Low Grade (250) - To be used on Soft, Thin and Brittle Skin

Performing Diamond Tip abrasion using your DermaCo Pro system is quick and painless and will rejuvenate and regenerate your skin. Following the moderate removal of the top layers of the epidermis there will be a period of increased growth of new skin cells. The new cells will travel outwards and replace the old dead cells that have been removed by microdermabrasion. Most crystal based therapy leaves can leave skin tender as the treatment can be very harsh on the sensitive Base layer. With the DermaCo Pro exfoliation is a gradual process and there is no risk of deep, unequal exfoliation or scarring.

Benefits of Microdermabrasion
  • Improvement of skin tone, colour and texture
  • Increased elasticity
  • Reduction of enlarged pores
  • Removal of surface skin lines and wrinkles
  • Removal of discolouration caused by sun damage
  • Reduction of oily skin
  • Fresher and younger looking skin

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Light Therapy

Within our skin we have many different receptors that when stimulated have an immediate effect on our body. Some receptors respond to touch whilst others respond to various colour light. An example of the effect light has on our skin is seen in skin cancer patients. When the UV Rays penetrate our skin and come into contact with our light receptors various problems can occur. Using this basic knowledge of light, many organisations like NASA have conducted research and development into how other colours from the light spectrum would effect our skin in a positive way.

The DermaCo Pro unit uses 4 main types of light, RED, BLUE, GREEN, YELLOW. Each light has a completely different effect to our skin.

  • Red - Will increase collagen and elastin production
  • Blue - Creates an anti inflammatory/anti bacterial effect that is perfect for problematic acne and as a post microdermabrasion treatment.
  • Green - Soothing effect on any irritation, increases melanin production and reduces redness.
  • Yellow - Encourages Lymphatic Drainage and will assist in detoxifying the face and body.

LED Therapy uses non-thermal light that infiltrates deep into the skin. It uses different wavelengths at a sufficient light power in order to create a sequence of biological reactions. This in turn stimulates the cells whilst enhancing Elastin and Collagen synthesis to activate the skin tissue repair enzymes. The Dermis needs light to supply cells with energy to stimulate Collagen production, Blood circulation and Lymph circulation. The Led Light Therapy stimulates Citochromes (Proteins) that respond to light and colour to produce a natural biochemical reaction to the skin. The colour used influences the response to the skin.

Studies show that when using LED Light Therapy skin cells grow 150% - 200% faster when exposed to light colours at different wavelengths E.G Red light at 630 nanometres (nm) can penetrate tissue to a depth of 8-10mm. When the colour selected, penetrates down to the appropriate layer, that colours wavelength causes a change a change in the cells. When the cells change it results in the wall of the skin's Capillaries to be strengthened, this leads to improved oxygenation and detoxification of the skin. The skin's water content (Hydration) is increased and the skin will retain its moisture content much more effectively, increasing cellular activity, Improving natural repair and the Creation of healthier looking skin.
Different combinations of light can also be used and very effective, for example Green and Red can be used in combination, Green down the centre of the face to promote Hydration on a dry forehead, Nose and Chin whilst Red light would penetrate wrinkles around the eye area/Cheeks etc.

All Dermalogica facials include a consultation and prescription sheet.

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dermaco light therapy

The DermaCo PDT (Photo Dynamic Therapy)

  • Removing acne, and diluting acne marks
  • Whitening and tendering
  • Firming and lifting
  • Repairing damaged skin
  • Anti wrinkles

Blue Light Therapy for Acne
Blue light is a well-established technology for improving and potentially curing types of Acne, and is now starting to be used within the beauty industry as more people are seeking alternative therapies in place of prescription medication. The technology derived from NASA proves that when our skin cells are exposed to Blue light it has a positive effect reducing bacteria.

Photo Dynamic Therapy uses a low level of laser opposed to just a light therapy which only targets the skins surface. Blue diode laser uses 423nm wavelengths to boost the immune system and penetrate through the skins dermal layer and specifically target the Bacteria causing the Acne. The Blue light also promotes cell regeneration and reduces inflammation.

Red Light Therapy for Anti-Ageing
Red Light (Visible) uses a wavelength of 625nm which is absorbed into the skin and turned into heat energy. The heat energy targets elastic development and stimulates new collagen production. The newly produced collagen fibres form together with the increased elastin and in turn gives the dermis its shape back as well as giving the skin its firmness back. The use of visible light increases blood circulation to the skins surface and causes the body to produce new skin cells. Newer skin cells will be far thicker greatly reducing the look of fine lines and wrinkles in the epidermis.

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Purple Light Therapy for Deep Wrinkles and Immune System
Purple light uses a wavelength of 800- 900nm which is a much longer wavelength that the Blue and Red lights use. This means this light focuses its work much deeper into the dermis,therefore targeting far more advanced skin issues. It works on deep set wrinkles and stimulates the immune system for repair.

Infrared Light Therapy for Optimum Rejuvenation and Repair
This is the most deeply absorbed wavelength so achieves optimum rejuvenation and repair making it great from scars and anti-ageing. Benefits Include:

  • Tightens the skin
  • Reduces pigmentation
  • Advanced anti-ageing
  • Improves healing
  • Reduces Inflammation

Infrared light helps cells regenerate or repair themselves and improves the circulation of oxygen-rich blood in the body, promoting faster healing of deep tissues and relieving pain.

Infrared light penetrates to the inner layers of the skin at about 2 to 7 centimetres deep reaching the muscles, nerves and even the bones. Infrared Therapy technology allows people to harness the benefits of the sun, without being exposed to harmful ultraviolet rays. It is safe and effective, without adverse side effects.

Infrared light is absorbed by the photo receptors in cells. Once absorbed, the light energy kick starts a series of metabolic events, triggering several natural processes of the body on a cellular level. The increase in the blood flow to the different parts of the body makes it possible for oxygen and nutrients to reach the cells, enabling them to function properly and effectively. Hence this therapy stimulates the regeneration and repair of injured tissues, reducing pain and inflammation.

Infrared Light Therapy is applied on the treatment of various health conditions. Including back pain, arthritis, bursitis, blunt trauma, muscle strain, carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, back pain, diabetic nephropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ), tendinitis, wounds, sciatica and surgical incisions.

  After-care | Facials and Skin Treatments

  • Drink plenty of water.
  • No sun exposure after the treatment.
  • Skin may look red and can feel sensitive.
  • Do not use any exfoliation products for 24 hours.
  • Leave products to seep into the skin this will help keep the skin hydrated.
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Terms and Conditions

A deposit is required for treatments of £20 or more. Deposits start from £10.00 and can be paid by phone with a card when making your booking. If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment we will need 48hrs notice or you will loose your deposit. For all online bookings or if paying with a gift voucher and fail to give 48hrs notice of cancellation, you will loose the value of the whole treatment. If you fail to come in 48hrs before your treatment for a tint or glue test, for lashes and brows or any other treatment requiring a patch test even if you have had the treatment elsewhere or it’s been more than 3 months since you last had that specific treatment with us, you will be charged full price for the treatment as we will be unable to do it. Thank you for your co-operation and understanding. Please full terms and conditions please view our Cancellation Policy.