Need A Pre-Christmas Pick-Me-Up? Here’s Where To Go - The Gloss Magazine

Need A Pre-Christmas Pick-Me-Up? Here’s Where To Go

Give the gift of beautiful skin this winter …

The closest thing to gifting someone great skin? A gift bundle from the Institute of Dermatologists. Choose from a range of gift bundles that feature everything from an expert skin consultation and treatment to the latest in high-tech skincare products. All the gift bundles are suitable for both men and women. They can be customised with different products and treatments and come beautifully?gift-wrapped in Irish-made gift boxes.?

The Institute?customises all skincare?routines, using a comprehensive range of the most effective and scientifically-proven skincare products. The consultant dermatologists use a unique analysis, diagnosis, product and treatment prescription system to monitor changes in the skin, looking at hydration, lipid, elasticity and oil levels to proactively determine your unique homecare routine?from leading brands Revision, Biologique Recherche, Skinbetter Science, CLn and EltaMD®.?

You’ll find a wide selection of ready-made bundles in the clinic, or online – they can be posted nationwide. Here are five of the best kits available:


Skincare Starter Kit, €163. Includes: Skincare Consultation Voucher, Biologique Recherche Lait U (150ml),? Biologique Recherche Serum Elastine (8ml), EltaMD UV Clear SPF46?.

A thoughtful gift, this kit includes a voucher for a skin analysis using the renowned Skin Instant Lab by Biologique Recherche. This bundle will get you started on your skin journey with a gentle, hydrating milk cleanser, a hydrating and anti-wrinkle serum and an oil-free, non-comedogenic SPF –?an absolute skincare essential. Suitable for all skin types, even the most sensitive.?


Fresh Start, €230. Includes: ‘Plane and Glow’ Dermaplane plus skinbetter science Hydration Boosting Cream (50ml).

An easy and simple way to instantly smooth skin, Dermaplane leaves the skin smooth, supple and vibrant. It enhances the penetration of active ingredients of your skincare and creates a smooth canvas for make-up application. This makes it an ideal treatment before a special event (it’s very popular with brides). Very safe, Dermaplane is even suitable for sensitive skin. This package includes a homecare product by skinbetter science, the Hydration Boosting Cream, packed with ceramides and botanical lipids for a light, velvety finish.


Photorejuvenation package, €1035. Includes: Course of 4 IPL sessions, Revision Vitamin C Serum plus EltaMD Clear SPF46.

Erase years of skin damage without disrupting the skin’s delicate surface. Intense Pulse Light is used to treat irregular pigmentation, age spots, redness, broken blood vessels and large pores. The result is beautiful, smoother skin with a more even tone and complexion. This package includes two homecare products: Revision’s 30 per cent Vitamin C serum is a powerful antioxidant that brightens the skin complexion, while EltaMD UV Clear SPF46 protects the skin from future sun damage.??


EltaMD Sports Bundle, €87?. Includes: EltaMD Foaming Facial Cleanser, EltaMD UV Sport Broad-Spectrum SPF50, EltaMD UV Lip Balm SPF36.

Start your routine with this gentle enzyme and amino acid cleanser. The package also includes a mineral, zinc-based, water-resistant SPF that’s ideal for sport and outdoor activities, plus a hydrating lip balm with SPF36. This set is suitable for all skin types.


Event-Ready Bundle, €247. Includes: Biologique Recherche Cryosticks, Biologique Recherche Masque PIGM 400.

These brightening, radiance-boosting, Vitamin C sheet masks plus Biologique Recherche’s decongesting and skin-firming Cryosticks give you all you need for an at-home, pre-event facial. Suitable for all skin types, and very popular with brides.

To listen to the Dermatology S.O.S., follow this link:?

Institute of Dermatologists, 10 Pembroke Place, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, 01 912 3030; The Institute is open seven days, with late opening on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.


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