How To Address Skin Problems During The Lockdown

Helen Taylor Explains How To Maintain and Even Improve Your Beauty Regime During Isolation 

Many men and women have reported skin concerns during the course of the national lockdowns, with beauty and aesthetics clinics forced to close their doors. 

Whilst DIY beauty and skincare tips will not provide the professional salon quality results that you have come to expect at Helen Taylor Aesthetics Clinic in Rugby, we have created a list of ways to help you maintain or improve the appearance of your skin until your next appointment…..

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Treat Yourself to an At-Home Facial

At Home Facials Taylormade GloFacial Kit at Helen Taylor Aesthetics Clinic in Rugby, Warwickshire. BYONIK Laser Facials at UK Aesthetics ClinicEvery day our skin faces issues including pollution, dirt, dead skin cells building up and, in the time of lockdown, skin problems caused by mask wearing. Unfortunately there is not much we can do to avoid this and despite our best efforts to keep our skin clean, it often doesn’t receive the thorough attention that it needs.

We can end up spending a small fortune on skin products that go to waste, don’t work or aren’t used in conjunction with correct skin care routines. Regular facials at our Rugby aesthetics clinic are an effective and affordable way to ensure that your skin is effectively cleansed and treated to reveal radiant, smooth and younger looking skin. Whilst the clinic is closed, we are offering our Taylormade GloFacial kit to ensure your skin gets the treatment it deserves from the comfort of your home. For more information and to order your GloFacial kit please click here


Moisturise, Moisturise, Moisturise

Dehydrated skin can look dull, dry and lifeless and can make fine lines and wrinkles look more pronounce. You should ensure that you use a hydrating moisturiser designed for your skins needs such as the Taylormade Anti-Ageing Moisturiser, which is a high performance skin treatment designed to repair and rejuvenate skin and to boost cell turnover for a smoother, healthier texture.

Whilst applying your moisturiser it is good practice to spend time massaging the product into your skin. Not only is this relaxing for you, the movements of your fingers across the skin will help with lymphatic drainage to de-puff your face and improve circulation, making you look and feel brighter and more fresh. 

Minimise the Risk of Maskne 

Face Mask Acne, Helen Taylor Aesthetics Clinic in Rugby, Warwickshire, Byonik Laser Facials UKClearly, it is vital that we all wear our masks when in public during the Covid-19 pandemic, but they are presenting a new challenge for many of us – the appearance of “maskne”. There are a few simple ways to reduce the risk of developing this skin issue – at least until you can visit our aesthetics clinic in Rugby for skin remodelling treatments.

You should always wear a clean mask, if you can try to wash your masks each day to to ensure good levels of hygiene. Use natural materials for your masks, such as cotton or silk masks and make sure that they fit correctly so as not to irritate your skin. The cleansing products that you use could make your maskne worse, instead you should use a gentle cleanser, our experts can recommend the best for your skin type. Email us at for more advice.

Treat Your Skin From Within – Wrinkle-Busting Superfoods 

Did you know that certain foods can help to protect your skin from ageing and sun-damage?  It’s widely established some vitamins and nutrients demonstrate an anti-ageing effect on your skin; assist the production of collagen and promote a healthy glow.

There are many nutrients proven to have a positive effect on your skin. These include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Vitamins (especially vitamins A, C and E)
  • Fatty acids
  • Zinc

Vitamins A, C and E are antioxidants that help to control the body’s production of free radicals. Vitamins can help to heal blemishes, prevent wrinkles and promote a lovely, healthy glow. Foods typically containing a rich source of vitamins A, C and E can assist with weight-maintenance too.

Fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats (good fats) which produce the skin’s natural oil barrier, helping to keep skin hydrated and plump.

Zinc has anti-inflammatory properties, can protect against UV radiation and studies have indicated dietary zinc can reduce acne. 

Byonik Laser Facials at Top UK Aesthetics Clinic

UK Byonik Laser Treatments, Byonik Laser Treatments Facials at Helen Taylor Aesthetics Clinic in Rugby WarwickshireDehydrated skin is likely to show accelerated signs of ageing such as fine lines and wrinkles. As the first UK clinic to provide the Byonik Laser Facial, we are pleased to offer this needle-free skin hydrating treatment to help rejuvenate your skin when we re-open. 

The Byonik Laser Facial is the first ever skin rejuvenation system that is guided by your pulse, this face and body treatment incorporates laser technology, skin plumping Hyaluronic Acid and antioxidant ingredients to stimulate cell functions which are essential to a youthful appearance. 

A Byonik Laser treatment at our West Midlands aesthetics clinic is completely painless and requires no downtime, for more information visit our Byonik Laser Facial page.


Water And Sleep – Get More Of Both!

These particular tips are as old as time, but that’s simply because they actually work! Drinking at least the recommend 8 glasses of water per day will improve the look and feel of your skin, provide better mental clarity and even help you to lose weight! If you struggle to remember, why not set an alarm to remind you every couple of hours?

Consistently getting between 6-8 hours of sleep each night will help you to look and feel more bright and refreshed. If you’re watching the clock tick whilst you’re stuck at home, sleep will make the time before our clinic reopens move much more quickly!

Treat Your Future Self With A Helen Taylor Aesthetics Clinic Gift Voucher

If your isolation has you bored, restless and a little bit down, why not treat your future self to a treatment at our Rugby aesthetics clinic? Simply buy a gift voucher HERE and book in to use it as soon as we reopen, or buy as a gift to cheer up a loved one following isolation!