Posted 29 Jul 2015

REVIEW: Sothy's at Bangsar Village II | Beauty Guide

Sothy’s Paris has long been renowned around the globe for its sophisticated beauty treatments and top-of-the-range products. With its high reputation and over 6 outlets in Malaysia, Sothy’s is one of the leading brands in the beauty industry that caters to the aesthetic needs of both women and men. Having heard of Sothy’s many fine achievements, our curiosity was piqued by this posh beauty salon,  and we at Beauty Guide decided to experience their facial treatment ourselves.

We visited Sothy’s Bangsar Village II on a sunny afternoon and received a warm welcome by their experienced and friendly Skincare Solutions Specialists. The outer section of the beauty spa speaks nothing short of luxury, with their array of carefully and artfully placed products, bright and spacey environment, and comfortable armchairs for visitors.

Sothy's array of award winning products

After making ourselves comfortable on the plush armchairs, we were given a set of questionnaires to ascertain our skin type, problematic areas and our skin’s main concerns that needs to be highlighted. We were recommended to try the Spot-On-Results Treatment, a highly concentrated 60 minute treatment that targets the skin’s main concerns according to each person’s skin type and condition.

We went through a short but thorough skin diagnosis to discern our skin pH level and major concern by using Skinscope™, a state-of-the-art machine operated by the Skincare Solutions Specialists to determine the best facial treatment for us.

Sothy's Skinscope™ skin diagnosis machine

Based on the results, we were advised to try the Moisturising Treatment for Dehydrated Skin, which is suitable for all skin types with powerful moisturising-complex for a radiant skin, and visibly reduces the appearance of fine lines.

With the happy thought of a glowing and bouncier skin in our minds, we were guided to the inner-chambers of Sothy’s to the treatment rooms within, which showcase the true elegance that the brand is famous for - with its opulent bed and sumptuous interior, lending to its calming and relaxing ambiance.

We kicked off the facial treatment with a refreshing glass of lemon water and a soothing antiseptic foot soak, before moving on to the Essential Relaxing Head Massage with Bio-stimulating Oil, which helped to soothe our knotted muscles around the neck, head and shoulder area. It was truly relaxing and helped melt our tension and stress away with each stroke, sending us to a blissful state of calm.

Sothy's Skincare Solution Specialist performing skin diagnosis

Afterwards we were gently cleansed of makeup, excess oil and dirt with Eye and Lip Make-up Removing Fluid and Cleansing Milk and Lotion, which left our skin feeling fresh and clean without any tightness or dryness.

This was followed with the Biological Skin Peeling Treatment, which gently exfoliates skin to allow it to absorb all the nourishing benefits from the facial.  We were then given a luxurious Essential Shoulder Massage while waiting for the skin peeling treatment to dry– which took about 5 minutes.

Next step, we were put under a face steamer with Desquacrem, Sothy’s first ever deep pore cleanser to unclog our pores while the Skincare Solutions Specialists performed a gentle extraction to rid our faces off blackheads, whiteheads and impurities.

Sothy's calming and relaxing foot soak

Sothy’s famous ampoule was then administered onto our skins, a potent serum that consists of active ingredients such as botanical extracts, vitamins and enzyme that is specifically chosen in accordance to the result of each skin diagnosis to target and resolve one’s skin needs in a short period of time.

With the application of the ampoule, the Skincare Solutions Specialists set about to increase the penetration level of its active ingredients with Sothy’s own exclusive Essential Penetration, Essential Point Massage and Essential Face Massage which help to improve blood circulation and eliminate toxins.

The soothing massage was followed with a relaxing Mask that enhances the results of the Spot-On Results Treatment and was let sit for 15 minutes to allow our skin to fully absorb its nutrients.

Vitality Lotion was lightly misted over our face after the Mask was skilfully cleansed from our face, which was then applied with Eye care, Face Serum and Cream, and of course, the Protective Fluid SPF 50 to protect our skin from the harmful UVA/UVB.

Delicious herbal tea and macaroon

We are happy to report that our skin felt fresh, rejuvenated and visibly glowing after the pampering 1-hour facial treatment. Our treatment ended with a refreshing cup of herbal tea with a touch of sweet honey accompanied with mini chocolate macaroon, a sweet note to prepare us for our journey home.

Don’t take our words for it, try it yourself! Sothy’s Malaysia is having a promotion for their Spot-On-Results Treatment, which can be enjoyed at RM140* (normal price RM210) and receive a complimentary gift set worth RM179 for first trial customers!

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