Covid-19 has modified the way in which we reside. Carrying a face masks in public areas—a obligatory measure enforced by the Hong Kong authorities to sluggish the unfold of Covid-19—is considered one of them. With half of our faces coated whereas going about our day, which means we’re shielded from stressors like blue mild, pollution, heavy metals and toxins, proper? Not so quick.
New pores and skin considerations are cropping up for individuals carrying face masks in the course of the pandemic. When you’re fortunate, you will not be experiencing indignant purple rashes or breakouts across the nostril and mouth, however your pores and skin could also be mildly irritated and drying out as a result of sweat and oil buildup beneath the masks. Add to that the recent climate and humidity, and your pores and skin is trapped in a moist setting the place the pores are clogged.
Fortunate for us, bliss spa at W Hong Kong has launched the model new Diamond Cocoon Excessive Restore Expertise, designed particularly to reverse environmental damages on the pores and skin with its high-performance lively components mixed with enveloping therapeutic massage methods to awaken the complete potential of your pores and skin—irrespective of the place your pores and skin situation could also be.
Previous to the therapy, my therapist, Joyce, who has labored on the award-winning spa for 10 years, explains the steps intimately and launched me to Natura Bissé as she leads me into the luxurious couple suite.
Established in 1979, the Barcelona-based high-end skincare model is understood for its seen and lasting results on the pores and skin. Having gained a cult following from pores and skin specialists to celebrities—Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian and Gwyneth Paltrow are simply a few of the high-profile followers, Natura Bissé is taking its best-selling Diamond Assortment to the subsequent degree with the Diamond Cocoon Excessive Restore Expertise.
The 90-minute expertise is predicated on three pillars: liberate, fortify and defend, which breaks down into 10 steps utilizing merchandise from Natura Bissé’s cutting-edge Diamond Cocoon Assortment. The therapy begins with a deep, prebiotic cleanse with the Enzyme Lively Cleanser, which Joyce applies evenly throughout my face with a superb brush in an outward movement. Infused with oak wooden charcoal from Japan, the frothy mousse-gel texture has a cooling and soothing impact on the pores and skin whereas working to detoxify and take away impurities from the pores and skin.
Feeling recent and purified, with none dry sensation typically related to charcoal cleansers, my pores and skin is handled to the Hydrating Essence, a pre-treatment, prebiotic essence that will increase the pores and skin’s absorption capability and enhances the effectivity of the skincare merchandise to observe.
To keep off free radicals and toxins, the fortifying stage consists of an especially potent focus, which initially causes a tingling sensation (in case you have delicate pores and skin, seek the advice of your therapist earlier than the therapy) however disappears as quickly because the Radiance Lifting Peel was utilized within the type of a sheet masks. Whereas the peel is working its magic, I bask in a shoulder, head and arm therapeutic massage carried out by Joyce, who unkneads my aches and pains away with simply the correct quantity of stress—so efficient that I’m lulled to sleep, till I felt a way of coolness on my neck.
It’s the white mushroom-shaped jade stones, that are mini therapeutic massage instruments used to stimulate microcirculation and drainage, boosting the lymphatic system’s pure detoxing course of, in addition to permitting higher absorption of the Balm Masks to calm the pores and skin from the peel.
The journey ends with a strong but breathable movie from the Final Defend, which Natura Bissé calls “an invisible armour for the pores and skin”. Designed to offer superior safety towards blue mild, pollution and indoor air pollution, the mist is the right finale for the transformational expertise.
My pores and skin feels extremely plumped and refreshed, however nothing prepares me for the second after I take a look at my face within the mirror. I’ve had many, many five-star facial remedies earlier than, however the Diamond Cocoon Excessive Restore Expertise is a sport changer. With boosted confidence, I nearly remorse that I don’t have any dinner plans to point out off my glowing pores and skin. I’ve emerged—simply as promised.
The 90-minute Diamond Cocoon Excessive Restore Expertise is priced at HK$3,980. For extra particulars, please go to whongkong-x.com