A Guide to Skin and Scalp Slugging

A Guide to Skin and Scalp Slugging

Let's chat about the latest skincare obsession that's been known to give seriously glowing results: skin slugging. Yeah, the name might sound a bit strange, but it can be a game-changer for dry skin!

What Is Skin Slugging?

It's basically slathering a thick layer of moisturizer or an occlusive agent like petroleum jelly or oil all over your face as the final step in your skincare routine. The term 'slugging' gets its name from the shiny 'sheen' it leaves on your face, similar to snail or slug mucus. Sounds a bit weird, right? But bear with us!

The magic of skin slugging lies in its ability to lock in moisture. It creates a barrier that keeps your skin hydrated and happy, especially during those cold, dry months and for many, the results speak for themselves.

But here's the best part: skin slugging also amps up the effectiveness of all your other skincare products. By sealing in all those potent ingredients from your serums and moisturizers, it ensures that your skin gets maximum benefits from your routine. Talk about a win-win!

What Does This Have To Do With My Hair?

At our salon we recommend applying a similar technique to your hair and scalp for incredible results. We apply Index Multiserum as a deeply hydrating, pre-shampoo treatment which creates a similar protective barrier locking in moisture and making your products work even better. The result? A super hydrated scalp and gorgeous, shiny, healthy locks that you'll want to show off!

Here's How To Do It

Before hopping in the shower, generously apply Multiserum (Original or Light) to your hair and scalp, giving yourself a nice little massage to get that blood flowing. Pull your hair back and let it sit for 30 minutes to an hour or even overnight for some extra nourishment! When you're ready to rinse, wash as usual with Detox (double wash if necessary) then condition with Multiwash. This pre-shampoo or 'scalp slugging' treatment, will leave you with hair that's softer and shinier than ever before.

A Word of Caution

Like with any skincare trend, it's important to listen to your skin. If you have acne-prone or oily skin, you might want to opt for lighter formulas or do a patch test first. But trust us, once you give skin and scalp slugging a try, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it!

So there you have it, folks. Slugging isn't just a passing trend—it's a game-changer for achieving that radiant, hydrated skin and hair we all dream of. Give it a go and see the difference for yourself!

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