A short while ago I had the pleasure to try out JMF Multi-Level Peeling at Annabelle Skin boutique and I’d like to share my experience of it with you.
Before this treatment, I’ve not tried any fruit acid peeling treatments before, so this is my first time!^^
Annabelle Skin boutique at The Adelphi, conveniently located a stone’s throw away from City Hall MRT station.
This is the cozy entrance and reception area. This area is also where the therapist will conduct the consultation prior to the treatment. The therapist will provide an in-depth skin analysis using a skin scanner and advise the level of JMF Multi-Peeling accordingly.
The therapist shared a very insightful comment about my skin, that my acne prone skin could be a result of my facial hair (I have more facial hair than normal). Even though it’s not obvious to the naked eye, under the skin scanner, the acne spots I have on my skin could be caused by irritation or dust collected due to the facial hair. This was the first time I have heard about my facial hair being a cause of my acne and I will take note to remove my facial hair via mask, laser or a simple knife tool (also recommended by popular American beauty Youtuber Caribel).
The therapist also shared that I should use an oil based cleanser as it does the job of removing make up and especially sun block much better than just water based cleanser. So ever since then, I have taken her advice and started using my Kose oil based cleanser (which also smells really good, hehe) and I do think this advice have proven useful! So basically I am very impressed with Annabelle Skin’s therapist because, despite having been to a handful of facial salons, non of them have actually given me such valuable insights, which I really appreciate. 🙂
Annabelle Skin’s facial/therapy room.
A snap of my bare face, pre treatment. Some prominent redness on the cheeks, nose and forehead with acne/pimple spots scattered around. Unfortunately I have not been having the best of skin lately as I have been under a fair bit of stress juggling a few things on hand. Not an excuse because I really had awesome skin earlier this year… hahaha! The truth really is, if we don’t stress so much, sleep early/more and be happy, we will all be healthier and have better skin. But being #SoSingaporean, skincare, makeup and facial are our skin’s saviours when we have outbreaks due to stress, am I right? 🙂
For the uninitiated, JMF Multi-Level Peeling gets its name from the JMF brand. Founded in 2004, JMF has since gained popularity in Italy and the rest of Europe. The brand provides safe and effective treatments with customised cocktails of fruit acids such as AHA, BHA, SA, PHA, AKA and other active ingredients to gently exfoliate, tighten and rejuvenate the skin. This unique synergy reduces the irritation usually caused by the penetration of fruit acids and, at the same time, allows dead skin to be sloughed off safely and for active ingredients to be absorbed effectively. New skin cells are regenerated rapidly, thus the skin becomes smoother as impurities are removed naturally. The treatment also plumps up and hydrates the skin, giving it an energised and oxygenated boost, along with reduced appearance of facial wrinkles and fine lines with its antioxidant effect.
The JMF Multi-Level Peeling treatment comprises of a highly focused three-level approach namely T1, T2 and T3, with 27%, 37% and 55% fruit acid at each respective level. At every stage, the skin will be treated with a FIX solution encompassing Aloe Vera extracts for a neutralising effect which soothes and calms the skin before the next level is administered.
By the third level, T3 is only applied at targeted spots for a localised treatment. A therapist will decide on the level of peeling and adjust the treatment according to the client’s skin conditions at every step of the way. The JMF Multi-Level Peeling treatment is a highly versatile treatment suitable for all skin conditions including acne, enlarged pores, dull skin complexions, scarring, pigmentation, and mature, wrinkled skin.
According to the therapist, a few treatments would be recommended to achieve the full results. So my one time experience is really just to share more about the process and what you can expect if you’re going to try it for the first time! 🙂
So after the skin consultation, Annabelle Skin’s therapist recommended that for my skin, we can reach level 2, also known as T2 stage, for the JMF Multi Level Peeling. I can feel the tingling sensation quite strongly already at level 1 so I was quite hesitant to go for T2. Bearing in mind, I have quite a low threshold for pain. So the therapist suggested a very quick T2 process, applying it for about a minute rather than the full 3-5 minutes. I agreed and went along with her advise as I trusted her experience and professionalism.
This is the full JMF Multi-Level Peeling Method, for your reference:
Treatment for all skin types. Therapist to observe the different skin conditions and adjust treatment time and level of treatment according to the individual skin’s needs.
- Remove make-up with DM clean. (Cleansing milk to clear impurities and makeup)
2 . Cleanse with Sens Pre-peel (for sensitive, dry skin) or Deep Pre-peel (for oily skin or skin withenlarged pores)
3 . Remove with cotton wool soaked in cool water. Dry thoroughly, using tissues.
4 . Apply T1 composit (27%) to each area in sequence for about 3-5 minutes, and neutralise with Fix composit. Remove with cotton wool soaked in cool water. Dry thoroughly, using tissues.
5 . Apply T2 composit (37%) to each area in sequence for about 3-5 minutes, and neutralise with Fix composit. Remove with cotton wool soaked in cool water. Dry thoroughly, using tissues.
6 . Check on the skin’s condition for problem areas such as wrinkle, pimples or pigmentation, apply T3 composit (55%) to each area in sequence as a localised treatment for 1-3 minutes, and neutralise with Fix composit. Remove with cotton wool soaked in cool water. Dry thoroughly, using tissues.
7 . Apply Vita AE or Vita C complex for skin that needs anti-ageing, anti-oxidant or brightening treatment (not applicable for young skin or clogging skin)
8 . Apply SB. Cream composit
9 . Apply Mask composit and leave in place for 8 minutes.
10 . Remove with cotton wool soaked in cool water. Dry thoroughly, using tissues.
11 . Apply SB.creaM composit as moisturiser.
After the treatment, I was given these product samples to use for home care, refer to end of post for more product details and information and where to get them. I personally think the mixture of Dr Belter and JMF cleansers/ moisturizer provided for a simple and gentle home care, post treatment.
Keeping track of the results after the JMF Multi Level Peeling treatment!:This is a 4 days after the treatment, my bare face right after the shower. Skin is redder where the sensitive areas/acne spots are as the JMF Multi-Level Peeling has activated these areas for dead skin/acne removal from within – it was a little unbearable the first 2-3 days as this process takes place.
Bare skin after 12 days / less than 2 weeks. Redness has definitely died down. Overall, although the treatment can be altered for all or most skin types, I’d personally recommend this more for people with normal to dry skin type, or if you’re looking for a natural fruit acid peeling treatment for skin removal and rejuvenation! And I definitely think Annabelle Skin boutique provides personalized, professional and thoughtful service that makes you feel at home and cozy.
Ending this post with my made up, funny faces instead of a bare face! 😛
Thank you Annabelle Skin and The Good Folks for the kind invitation!
Visit Annabelle Skin:
THE ADELPHI, 1 COLEMAN STREET #02-42, SINGAPORE 179803
TEL: 6336 8975
The JMF Multi-Level Peeling treatment includes key Active Ingredients such as:
A natural constituent of sugar cane juice and the smallest organic Alpha HydroxyAcid (AHA) which allows for deeper penetration and high fibroblast stimulation.
A chemical peeling agent ideal for inflammatory acne, moderate acne scars and greasy skin. Promotes a smoother skin texture, reduces wrinkles and lightens hyperpigmentation.
An extract from the bark of a willow tree, it is anti-inflammatory and has a strong comedolytic, bactericidal and sebum-regulating action, therefore perfect for acnes.
An extract from the fermentation of malting rice, used in the production of sake, Japanese rice wine. Targets pigmentation as it inhibits the development of melanin.
An effective skin whitener, sebum normaliser, hydrating agent that also promotes elasticity. Suitable for acne, rosacea, pigmentation conditions.
JMF Multi-Level Peeling treatments and products are available exclusively at:
THE ADELPHI, 1 COLEMAN STREET #02-42, SINGAPORE 179803
TEL: 6336 8975
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