Louise Conneally, a native of Roscommon, worked as a model for 12 years, where she gained vast knowledge of the beauty and skin care industry, which spurred her to become a leader within the beauty industry. She started her business in 2003. Since then she has excelled in the beauty industry, offering superb customer care, confidentiality and advanced anti-age treatments. Louise has won many awards within the beauty industry including ‘Salon of the Year’ in 2006. Louise and her team stock the prestigious Collin skin care range, developed by Dr. Eugené Lapinet, a plastic surgeon. The prescription skin care offers a wide range of targeted treatments to slow down the aging process. Treatments available offer unique ingredients such as collagen, elastin or argireline (botox) and vitamin C, all clinically proven to slow down aging, guaranteeing results for those of us who want to age successfully. Collin also offers a wide range of weight loss treatments, targeting cellulite and inch loss through body wraps. Louise is very excited to introduce new additions to the Collin range. Among the extended range is Collin’s treatment foundation in three shades to suit all skin tones. It offers all-day protection and hydration, giving a youthful appearance. Meanwhile, the Morpho Wrinkle Filler has been described as ‘Ireland’s best kep secret’. This product has taken the country by storm, offering targeted results on lines and wrinkles, especially eyes, forehead, upper lip and neck. March special offer As a special offer during the month of March, Louise is offering a free Indian head massage with all body treatments and a free collagen eye treatment product with all courses of Collin facials. Collagen and botox needle-free anti-ageing facials are also available at Louise’s Beauty Studio. ‘You do see instant results,’ reports Louise. ‘Some people need one and some people need three, but we would recommend what is appropriate for reach individual.’ Body wrap treatments are particularly well received among customers at the Beauty Studio and in particular the three new Collin body wraps, the ‘celluactive body wrap’, the ‘detoxifying body wrap’ and the ‘nutricomfort wrap’. ‘We also have a new luxurious back treatment. We begin with exfoliation, then there’s a relaxing hot oil back massage followed by a warm thermal mask. This treatment leaves you felling relaxed, refreshed and invigorated. The wide range of facials available at the Beauty Studio include the Collin facials, including a skin peel botox facial and collagen facial. In particular, Louise has seen excellent results from the Collin morpho skin-peeling facial, a botox alternative with instant results. Another advantage of this facial is that only one is needed. Louise also offers the Collegency sea facial, a needle-free facial which plumps, hydrates and reduces wrinkles immediately. A course of three of these facials is recommended. Other treatments on offer at Louise’s Beauty Studio include the Sun FX spray tan and Repêchage facials. Allisun turbo sunbeds are also available, as well as a bio detox machine which give a bio detox in just 30 minutes. Royal Effam bridal make-up is offered by Louise and she specialises in bridal packages, both in the run up to the big day and on the day itself. Massage is also available, as well as various other standard salon procedures including manicures, pedicures, and eyelash tints. Later this year Louise will celebrate five years in business and will host a beauty extravaganza for all her customers. Special guest speaker, Catherine Geraghty, Director of Collin Ireland will be on hand with some expert advice. An exciting event is planned, watch out for further details. Louise has recently been joined by therapist Jackie Doyle who has worked at the salon for the past two years and is fully trained in the collagen and botox treatments, as well as the standard salon treatments. Louise’s Beauty Studio is open Tuesday and Wednesday 10 am to 6 pm, Thursday 10 am to 6.30 pm, Friday 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm. Contact Louise, Jackie or Bridie at the salon at (090) 66 37939.