"Rituals are the formulas by which harmony is restored"
- Terry Tempest Williams
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Medical Skincare

State of the art technology, in combination with the purest medical grade ingredients and cosmetic science, blend harmoniously with nature in the individually tailored treatments proudly performed at the Ritualist Clinic.

We are fully Council licensed and are a registered Member of the New Zealand Association of Registered Beauty Therapists.

The Ritualist Clinic is a certified specialist O Cosmedics™ and Dermapen® Gold Standard boutique clinic, where each client is exceptionally looked after. Dermapenworld® has acknowledged our clinic as a Gold Authorized Treatment Provider. This means you'll receive superior results, efficacy and safety with our Dermapen® 4 treatments.


Pro Dermal Planning and SKIN WORKOUT™

Booster treatments based on medical strength actives that work skin deep returning normal skin function and cell optimization, bringing phenomenal results in treating pigmentation, acne, rosacea and aging. O Cosmedics Booster treatments are designed to heal the skin cell pathway, detox, deeply hydrate and nourish, extend the life of dermal injectables due to muscle-relaxing V8 Peptide™ Botox-effect and are perfect monthly maintenance rituals for your skin.

Each treatment includes a deep cleanse, exfoliation, customized peel, detoxifying facial massage, alginate rubber mask, moisturizer and SPF 30 Mineral Pro sun block. Enjoy a complimentary signature head, neck, shoulder and décolletage massage for the ultimate bliss experience.

Costs start from $109 and are individually tailored during skin analysis consultation. Treatment time is 50 to 90 minutes.

Customised SKIN WORKOUT programs and full prescriptive homecare range by O Cosmedics™ available at Ritualist Clinic will help you achieve you skin goals and get the best out of your skin.

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Dermapen 4 Medical®

Dermapen Medical® treatments combine dermal-needling and mesotherapy benefits making it a versatile method to achieve multiple skin goals in overall skin rejuvenation targeting:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Sagging skin
  • Fine upper lip lines
  • Enlarged pores and uneven skin texture
  • Acne scars
  • Stretch-marks
  • Body scars

Each treatment is performed with a customized DP Dermaceutical® mezo-infusion (hyaluronic acid super-hydrating and antioxidant blend, brightening blend or vitamin A) followed by a 15-minute healing Hyla-mask, serum, Vitamin-Rich Repair® and medical SPF30+ protective cream. The client receives a DP Dermaceutical® mini-product to follow the professional treatment at home.

Treatment costs start from $250 (depending on complexity, area and product required). It is recommended to have 4-6 treatments per course for best results.

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My Plan

Our skin is amazing - the largest organ of our body securely guarding us for the lifetime. Skin is our first instance to face the environment, it protects, secretes, absorbs and adjusts providing us to explore and experience the beauty of life. We wear it every single day with no exception, without realizing the complex work happening within multiple cell layers for our comfort living. In order to renew and maintain balance cells constantly communicate and involve in chains of transformations. Normal skin function relies on the correct communication pathway between the layers and particular cells, which when disrupted leads to long term damage with results visible on the surface of the skin. It takes from 28 to 40 days for an epidermal cell to complete its lifecycle and renew. When we treat a concern that has been affecting the skin cellular function and structure long term we take it into account. Only then, with thorough analysis and planning it is guaranteed to be able to achieve truly life-changing result. It takes professional approach, individually customized for each client, backed up with skin science and technology as well as following the prescribed homecare commitment to rewrite the skin’s history.

At Ritualist Clinic we combine the advanced Dermapen therapies with Professional Dermal Planning booster treatments to produce amazing results in reaching your skin goals. The following section will provide you with the general idea, timeframe and our approach in treating major skin concerns.

A package discount is available when signing up for a full treatment plan.

Aging Scarring Acne Pigmentation Enlarged Pores/Uneven Skin Tone

* Please note that individually customized plans are subject to change following consultation with the client.

Cosmetic Tattooing

Coming Soon!

Coming August 2019, the Ritualist Clinic is proud to begin offering a premium Cosmetic Brow Tattooing service, using the highest quality German tools and pigments. We use a special technique creating a natural, soft Ombré Powder Brows look, leaving you with perfect brows. Our methodology offers a unique, pain-free experience.

Enquire now to book in early - a special discount is currently available for a very limited time only!

About

Vasilina, The Ritualist

The Ritualist

Vasilina graduated at the top of her class from the prestigious Elite International School of Beauty Therapy. She also holds advanced certification from the official O Cosmedics® and DermaPen® training courses, in addition to being a certified cosmetic tattoo specialist. Vasilina is interested in the promotion of good health and graceful ageing practices, combining professional skincare, diet, physical treatments and mental well-being, and has extensive experience providing effective treatments to clients of all ages and skin types. In addition to running the Ritualist clinic, she is currently developing her knowledge of biochemistry and the human body by pursuing university study and research into biomedical science, nutrition and physiology.


New Zealand Association of Registered Beauty Professionals Dermapenworld

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The Avenue, Albany, Auckland

(parking always available)


Pro Dermal Services

Fruit enzyme facial, 50min - $109
Corrective SPA treatment, 90min - $149
Oxygenating enzyme facial (perfect for problematic skin), 60min - $129
Bio-White brightening and anti-age facial, 60min - $129
Alpha-Beta resurfacing peel, 60min - $159*
Intense Retinol Peel, 60min - $159*
*The treatments include a Medi-Soothe repairing moisturizer, 30ml to follow the treatment at home, RRP $39.

Add-ons

Back, neck and shoulder massage: 30 mins (add on) - $39.

Lash and brow works

Eyebrow shape and tint: $35
Eyelash tint: $19
Lash and Brow trio (shape and tint):
First time: $55
Maintenance (within 5 weeks): $45

Dermapen Medical® Treatments

Dermapen® treatments naturally work from within allowing natural wound-healing responses created by the microneedling treatment that kickstarts the production of collagen and elastin fibers, therefore is a safe, natural alternative to fight the aging process and other skin imperfections.

At the Ritualist Clinic, all microneedling treatments are performed with potent Dermapen® 4 technology, the golden standard for dermal needling and DP Dermaceuticals®, the world’s first meso-infusion skincare range exclusively designed for micro-needling procedures, guaranteeing absolute safety and increased absorption of vital nutrients. All materials used within a session are sterile, disposable, single use and opened in sight of the client.

Dermapen® is the only available dermal needling technology that requires no numbing (the treatments are generally comfortable).

Dermapen® therapy results are among the most successful outcomes for non-surgical interventions in treating scarring and aging, the results are similar to fractional laser but without the side effects and downtime. The treatment is suitable for all skin types and colours.

Contraindications:

Roaccutane (within the previous six months)
Open wounds, cuts, abrasions
Radiation treatment in the area (within the last year)
Herpes Simplex breakouts, skin infections, chronic skin condition in the treatment area
Diabetes
Undiagnosed skin numbness in the area of treatment
Poor wound healing

Aging

As we get older we start to show signs of ageing, especially in our faces by accruing expression lines. Pollution and lifestyle habits also take their toll on our skin. Our skin shows signs of ageing in different ways, but the most common areas are usually:

Crow's feet/laughter lines

This is often where wrinkles and fine lines show first. Small wrinkles spread outwards from your outer-eye after years of smiling and concentrating.

Lipstick lines

Delicate areas around the lips form expression lines, causing unsightly lipstick "bleeding" and uneven contours around your smile. Often look like "smokers lines", even if you don’t smoke.

Deeper expression lines

Causes: untreated fine lines and wrinkle developed into deeper expression lines such as "frown lines" on your forehead (known as Glabellar lines).

Sagging skin

Causes: the natural age process, free radical damage and non active skincare regime.

Uneven skin tone

Causes: sun damage and pigmentation.

Dermapen Treatments are the safe, natural alternative to fight the aging process, kick-starting the active regeneration within skin tissue – 4 to 6 sessions 6 weeks apart are recommended for sufficient anti-aging results performed with Pro Dermal Planning corrective treatments in between. Pro Dermal Planning treatments will relax the face muscles to prevent further line formation, restore and regulate the healthy cellular turnover, stimulate collagen production) – one or two treatments in between the Dermapen sessions (4-6 treatments in total). A package discount is available when signing up for a full treatment plan.

Scarring

Scars result from the biological process of wound repair in the skin as a natural part of the healing process. The prominent scar tissue of Raided or Indented scarring is often considered a major cosmetic defect causing discomfort.

Raised scars grow outside the border of the initial injury and can become large. Indented scars are the most common scar type, and are most often seen on the face (where acne has been present). This is caused when not enough scar tissue has formed and therefore does not match up with the surrounding skin.

Recommended Treatment Plan

Dermapen remodelling treatment for scar reduction and removal is among the most successful outcomes for available non-surgical interventions. Particularly with the new Dermapen® 4 dedicated SCAR TREATMENT function that can assist in the treatment of most types of scarring on various parts of the body. Rejuvenating Fractional micro channels are formed in the skin that actively break up existing scar tissue. This encourages the production and distribution of new collagen that will work to build healthy, thicker and firmer skin in the scarred region. You will notice that the skin will be smoother and far more even.

The recommended number of Dermapen sessions is 4-5 (6 weeks apart). In presentations with post-acne scarring, additional Pro Dermal Planning Corrective Treatments balance cellular communication to maintain healthy, dense and glowing skin – typically one treatment in between the Dermapen sessions is recommended (4 in total). A package discount is available when signing up for a full treatment plan.

Acne

Hyperpigmentation is the discolouration of skin caused by internal physical factors and/or external factors which can include hormonal changes, sun exposure, skin type, trauma and the skin’s natural ageing process. Presenting as areas of uneven skin tone, darkness, age spots or freckles, pigmentation occurs when excess melanin (skin pigment) has been stimulated.

Recommended Treatment Plan

Dermapen Treatments are highly effective for treating hyperpigmentation, particularly on dark skin colours, where laser treatments may not be the safest option due to further pigmentation risks. This treatment will directly target melanocytes (pigment producing cells) encouraging an even skin tone creating a radiant appearance (3-6 treatments 2-4 weeks apart).

Pro Dermal Planning customized treatments in between the Dermapen sessions to boost complexion brightening, increase skin immunity and reduce future pigment formation, suitable for high Fitz Patrick index skins too (4 sessions in total). A package discount is available when signing up for a full treatment plan.

Pigmentation

Hyperpigmentation is the discolouration of skin caused by internal physical factors and/or external factors which can include hormonal changes, sun exposure, skin type, trauma and the skin’s natural ageing process. Presenting as areas of uneven skin tone, darkness, age spots or freckles, pigmentation occurs when excess melanin (skin pigment) has been stimulated. Surface pigmentation (Epidermal or Superficial) usually affects lighter skin tones and is usually created by sun damage, for example; Sun spots, Age spots, Freckles.

Dermapen Treatments are highly effective for treating hyperpigmentation, particularly on dark skin colours, where laser treatments may not be the safest option due to further pigmentation risks. The treatment directly targets melanocytes (pigment producing cells) encouraging an even skin tone creating a radiant appearance.

Recommended Treatment Plan

Dermapen – 3-6 treatments 2-4 weeks apart. Customised brightening Pro Dermal Planning treatments in between the Dermapen sessions (4 in total). A package discount is available when signing up for a full treatment plan.

Enlarged pores & Uneven skin texture

Although not a medical condition, enlarged pores are a cosmetic concern for a great number of people. Enlarged or "open" pores can create uneven texture to the surface of the skin, also making the application of makeup uneven in appearance. Enlarged pores are usually more visible on the nose, cheeks and chin regions and is common among those who have suffered from Acne or problematic skin conditions such as blackheads.

Recommended Treatment Plan

A course of 4 Dermapen sessions 5 weeks apart will activate the production and distribution of new collagen, plumping up and tightening the appearance of the enlarged pores and effectively making them smaller. Skin will achieve a smoother look and feel. Pro Dermal Planning customized corrective treatments in between the Dermapen sessions will help restore the cellular pathways to maintain healthy, dense and radiant skin and enhance the overall result (4-6 sessions in total). A package discount is available when signing up for a full treatment plan.