Different from a regular facial treatment that I have tried so far. This time I found out a unique kind of facial treatment by Thalgo Indonesia - at Galleries Lafayette, Pacific Place Jakarta, Indonesia. This facial treatment called 'Heart of The Ocean Ritual'. From the name itself you can tell this treatment incorporate some 'marine' thingy in about 45 minutes long facial treatment, which is the marine-based products by Thalgo, and unique sensory experience that virtually brings me to the heart of the ocean.
Are you curious about the treatment? First, lemme' explain a little bit about Thalgo, La Beauté Marine.
Probably some of you weren't familiar with the skincare and bodycare brand Thalgo, La Beauté Marine. Its the first Marine Cosmetology found by Andre Bouclet in 1964, with a philosophy to bring a genuine concentrate of marine effectiveness, such as algae and essential sea minerals - into skincare and bodycare products. Beside that, Thalgo also focus on facial and spa rituals that cleverly bring together a beauty result and deep relaxation for the body and mind.
Thalgo facial and spa rituals has been spread all over the world, and finally it has come to Indonesia. Firstly in Bali! It exclusively served the facial and spa rituals in some of the high-end Bali hotels, such as Conrad Bali and Ritz Carlton Bali. For those of you who live in the heart of the city Jakarta, you could try Thalgo facial treatment at Thalgo counter - Seibu, Grand Indonesia and Galleries Lafayette, Pacific Place. They also serve some of Thalgo skincare and bodycare products as well. Another good news, Thalgo will bring the facial and spa rituals exclusively in Keraton Hotel Jakarta, exactly on March 2017.
Get back to the main topic. So, in the Valentine's day a couple weeks ago, I had a privilege to try a facial treatment by Thalgo Indonesia at a very cozy place at Galleries Lafayette Premiere Lounge. The treatment handled by the expert Thalgo therapist Mba Yunita.
This 'Heart of The Ocean ritual' facial treatment is capable to be personalised according to each skin types to lastingly address imbalances, dehydration, dryness, sensitivity, imperfections, to help restore ideal quality of the beautiful skin. For me myself, I didn't have a serious skin problems, so I was using the very basic facial treatment, and here are the steps and products that used along the treatment.
1. THALGO REVIVING MARINE MIST
First thing first, its time for the 'Discovery of The Sea' welcoming massage to introduce the world of marine beauty and initial sensorial contact from Thalgo therapist. This step is using Thalgo Reviving Marine Mist, to bring some balance and energy to the skin, also increases the effectiveness of skincare creams applied afterwards. This has the scent of refreshing sea spray and fresh flowers.
2. THALGO EXPRESS MAKE-UP REMOVER
After the soothing welcome massage that gives me a total relax, then my face was being cleaned withThalgo Express Make-up Remover. It throughly removes all the make-up, even the waterproof one, From eyes and lips in a single step. This product is scent free and surfactant free.
3. THALGO COCOONING CLEANSING MILK & TONIC LOTION
This step applied to double-cleanse my face, using Thalgo Cocooning Cleansing Milk & Tonic Lotion that softens, soothes and moisturises the skin for a velvet and supple feeling.
4. THALGO MELT-IN SCRUB WITH MARINE CRYSTALS
So this is my favorite step, to exfoliate all the dirts on my face using Thalgo Melt-In Scrub With Marine Crystal. Its a triple action facial exfoliator that provides enzymatic peel and mechanical exfoliation in-depth-cleaning. The formula is rich in hypoallergenic papaya extract and salt crystals, also almond shell powder that helps to remove dead skin cells and refine the skin's texture. Beside that, it contains biopolymer of plant origin to dissolve lipids that clog pores.
5. THALGO HYDRA MARINE SERUM
After a good session of scrubbing to melt away the dirts on my face, my therapist applied Thalgo Hydra Marine Serum that feels incredibly refreshing. The melt-in gel helps reactivate the skin's natural detoxification process to deliver pure radiance and the original luminosity of the complexion.
6. THALGO OLIGO-MARINE MASSAGE CREAM
After the serum, my therapist delivers another massage to my face in order to help the product absorbs well, by using Thalgo Oligo-Marine Massage Cream that has a marine-based formula. This features an ultra-soft, comfortable texture that formulated with sea water to re-mineralize and hydrate the skin. Unveils a softer, smoother, relaxed and revitalised complexion.
7. THALGO CRYODETOX OXYGEN MASK
Its time to apply this ultra-fresh gel mask that has a cooling sensation for about 10-15 min. It offers the skin a breath of fresh air and an instant pick-me-up effect. In a flash, the skin regains its vitality and tone.
8. THALGO COLLAGEN EYE ROLL-ON
Its the finishing part of this facial treatment, my therapist were using Thalgo Collagen Eye Roll-On to reduce puffiness and dark circles on my eyes. This concentrated in Marine Collagen that smooths fine lines and wrinkles, it instantly awakens and brightens my eyes.
9. THALGO ULTRA MATTE MOISTURIZING FLUID
After 45 min treatment, Thalgo Ultra Matte Moisturizing Fluid is applied, infusing its minerals, vitamins and micro-nutrients to the body. This step suit to anyone with combination or oily skin who wants an instant and long-lasting matte finish while maintaining optimum moisture level.