In the years since the pandemic, two big trends have emerged in the beauty industry. On the one hand, we’ve all become better educated about high-tech skin care and clinical treatments, and on the softer end of the spectrum, ancient remedies like sound baths, cupping, and reiki are all booming. But finding both under one roof in London is usually a challenge, but skin guru Andrea Pfeffer is on a mission to change that.
Pfeffer, who founded the cult Fitzrovia facial destination Pfefferthal in 2015 (fans include Carey Mulligan, Poppy Delevingne and Jack Guinness) and just opened, said: . Her second clinic in Carnaby, Salon C. Stella. “Brands are no longer enough to simply deliver an experience. We are looking for a transformation now.
Her latest venture is billed as a sensory, experience-centered space where ancient wisdom meets modern science. In short, the clinic offers all high-tech treatments like radiofrequency, HIFU, microcurrent, and microneedling, plus activities like Sound Her Bath, astrology talks, and expert-led health workshops. “Of course we want these effective results from science-based treatments, but many of the elements of ancient wisdom seem to be increasingly changing in society,” 2021. says the ex-Melbourne native, who left her first business in March 2016.
You can complement it by combining the old with the new. “For example, a sound bath can help manage stress levels. Stress levels affect hormones, affect skin reactions and gut reactions, and affect internal inflammation.” Mercury retrograde. From realigning your chakras before doing so, we can offer a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to skin health and general health. Promotes collagen production and reduces pore size.
If you couldn’t care less whether your facial hit the full moon or not, that’s okay. The treatments, most of which are managed by the former Pfeffer Sal team, are absolutely top-notch and can be completely tailored to you.”Each therapist works under the best clinics and doctors. I have at least 10 years of work experience,” he says Pfeffer. “They have the knowledge to truly tailor treatments in the room.” The entry-level, fully bespoke “Best Facial” (£145) includes his 10 types of electrical equipment are included. Playing astrology readings while under the LED lights is optional.
The three-story space sits on Beak Street, bordering Somerset fragrance brand Fern and cool girls’ fashion brands Rejina Pro and Ganni (an increasingly chic little corner of Carnaby) and art that looks like a trendy café. It has a colorful interior covered with “I wanted to create a truly uplifting, sensory space where you feel like your cup is full when you visit,” he says, planning a rolling program of artists, florists and brands. Pfeffer, who plans to take over the space, says.
For those who want to biohack their nutrition, there are DNA tests, and for those seeking Jennifer Lopez’s body, the salon is host to the UK’s only qualified practitioner of the Sheila Perez Method, J Lo, an expert in deep tissue lymphatic massage, is on speed dial.
In short, a one-stop-shop for making you feel as good as you look. Mysticism is very optional.