Swedish Massage & Germaine de Capuccini Timexpert Rides 'Enhanced' Facial - Julie's Diary - Week 24

Hey all!! πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹

It's week 24 at face of Mint and yes... I'm a lucky girl!! πŸ’—πŸ’—

I still can't believe I'm getting to try out all of these amazing treatments that Mint have available and I'm so so grateful 😊

For todays treatment, I was with the lovely Lesley for a relaxing full body Swedish massage.
As you can imagine, I was soooooo looking forward to this!

Lesley brought me down to my treatment room where there was a nice cozy bed waiting for me, warm lighting, soft music and a beautifully scented Neom Organics candle burning. I was in heaven already!!! πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—

For the massage, Lesley used the Phytocare Tonic Oil from the Germaine de Capuccini range. This luxurious dry oil is packed with some amazing ingredients and properties.

Its main ingredient is ethically sourced Baobab seed oil which contains a high content of omegas and vitamins.
This prestigious oil has powerful anti-oxidising and regenerating effects whilst boosting collagen production and the skin’s elasticity.

Main Benefits

Increases collagen production βœ…
Increases skin elasticity βœ…
Has a toning effect on skin βœ…
Reduces appearance of stretch marks βœ…
Hydrates, nourishes & protects the skin βœ…
Ideal and safe for use during pregnancy βœ…

So not only does it smell amazeballs!! πŸ‘ƒπŸ˜, it's actually SUPER good for your skin and it continues to nourish even after your massage πŸ‘πŸ‘

Thanks to Lesley, I was so relaxed, I felt like I actually melted into the treatment bed... And may have nodded off once or twice lol πŸ˜‚πŸ˜΄πŸ™ˆ

But hey... Isn't that what it's all about... Total relaxation and taking time out for yourself 😊😊

As always, when booking your massage, you can express to your therapist what kind of pressure you would prefer, if you would like a massage for relaxation or if you would prefer a deep tissue massage 😊

Mint offer a whole range of holistic and massage treatments.
From Swedish, soothing or deep tissue massage, to Indian head massage and more πŸ‘Œ

I'm looking forward to the next one already! πŸ™Œ

A couple of days later, I was back at Mint for the Germaine de Capuccini Timexpert Rides Facial πŸ’†

Now I've had this facial just a little while back, as you might remember from one of my previous blogs (week22),  but since then it has gotten even better!!!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ (I honestly didn't know how that was even possible, but keep reading below πŸ˜‰)

They have combined it with an out of this world beauty ritual called "kobido" which is based on ancient Japanese beauty techniques πŸ‘
And little did I know, how much of a treat I was in for!!! πŸ’—πŸ’—

Germaine are known for their innovation in anti-aging treatments. 
Timexpert Rides is inspired by the latest advances in plastic surgery and in the skin's own "self-regenerating" mechanisms. It is an avant-garde approach for working against expression lines and wrinkles.

It contains an exclusive blend of peptides with a specific anti-wrinkle effect that regenerates, fills in and inhibits facial expression lines and wrinkles.
Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaasssssss!!! πŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ
Perfect for you if your not quite ready to go down the facial injectables route just yet 😊

Today, I was being looked after by Laura 😊 I love Laura!! She's super nice and always has so much information on treatments and products... She's an absolute gem! πŸ’Ž

To start off my facial, as usual, I got myself nice and cosy on my heated treatment bed and Laura began with part of the Kobido technique.
Now I really don't want to give too much away as it is such a treat! But let's just say, it allows you to totally relax which in turn sets you up for an amazing facial 😍😍

Different Kobido techniques are used throughout the whole facial, combining aromatherapy, massage, stretching and pressure points 😍😍 In fact, at one stage... Laura used pressure points from my head, all the way down to my toes πŸ‘£ and its not often that you would have that in a facial so it was a real unexpected treat as it relaxed my whole body.
It was really simply amazing!! 😴😴

For the facial itself, Laura began with a double cleanse and exfoliation. She used a lovely granulated scrub that smelled of peppermint and left my skin feeling really clean and fresh and ready for all the gorgeous Germaine de Capuccini products 😍😍

After my skin prep was done, it was onto the peptide gel ( This is the stuff that is packed with all of those super powerful anti-aging ingredients πŸ‘Œ) which was spread over my face, neck and chest. 

Laura then began to massage it in using Germaines facial machine which is a little hand held machine that has a small, rounded metal disc on the end which produces heat. When this is moved across the skin, it creates the most warming, relaxing sensation!! 😊 And of course the heat helps all of those amazing ingredients penetrate deeper into the skin helping to tighten the skin, in turn reducing fine lines and wrinkles....✨ πŸ’†βœ¨

Then it was on to the hydrating mask. This was super luxurious!! 😍
It was left to sit and soak into the skin for a good 10-15mins and you could literally feel how hydrating it was. My skin felt as if It was packed with moisture!! πŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ

All the while, in between the different steps of this facial, all of the different kobido techniques were used and all I can say is WOW!!!
I really thought this facial was amazing before... But Mint have really taken it to a whole new level of amazingness!!! lol πŸ™Œ

You have the benefits of total relaxation of mind and body, coupled with innovative anti-aging skincare....
Seriously!!?? What's not to LOVE about this!!! πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—

When the treatment was over, my skin felt so hydrated and more plump even...
It looked so lovely and dewy 😊
And my mind and body were so relaxed.
I really felt like I switched off and took atime out for myself πŸ‘

I would really really recommend this facial! I think, out of all that I have tried so far... It might just be my favourite!! (Ssshhh πŸ˜‰)

That's all for this week guys,
Hope you enjoyed the little read 😊

If you have any queries on any of the treatment, the girls in Mint will be happy to help you.

Bye for now πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹
Julie πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—