VLCC Meet Experience & Beauty FAQ’s

Hello, everyone…I recently got to the attend the VLCC bloggers meet at Lucknow on 13th April. Before this event, I always associated VLCC with slimming services and manufacturer of personal care products. But this meet was an eye-opener as I learned what VLCC is all about.

VLCC offers a broad spectrum of services apart from being a slimming center. It offers Salon, Dermat and Laser Services. The best thing about them is that they do not give suggestions based on conjectures as they believe that every person has different body structure. The clients are generally tested and then offered services accordingly.

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Coming to the meet all the girls were given a warm welcome and since this was my first meet I was quite nervous but the team was quite friendly. We were offered nutritious drink and snacks which were mostly sprouts and fruits.

 

We had a question answer session where every girl got answered her beauty concerns by beauty specialists Sushmita ma’am- Category Manager Beauty and Meena Singh ma’am. The session stretched quite long due to the plethora of questions thrown. It was an interesting session and I’ll share some of the things which I learned during it.

 

What is Vampire Facial?

I was in shock when I heard this word for the first time. It is actually Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP).The blood is taken from a person’s arm and plasma is separated from the red and white blood cells in a centrifuge. Since the plasma is rich in platelets it has a rich growth factor and is then injected into the face to remove wrinkles and get a more youthful effect. This trend is quite popularized by Kim Kardashian.

How to tackle problems in eye contour area?


Try going for visionary, an intensely concentrated treatment. Powered actives penetrate deep into skin to promote skin regeneration. It addresses superficial signs of aging and prevents the formation of future problems in that area. Try this treatment at VLCC.

How to deal with under eye wrinkles?


Go for Derma Heal Eye Treatment which is basically an eye filler treatment formulated with bio actives. It provides wrinkle filling effect and reduces signs of aging. This treatment is available at VLCC.

How to deal with super oily skin?


Try maintaining a healthy diet and always rub a cube of ice after cleansing and then apply toner. This will shrink the pores and help control oil. Try the VLCC toner for more effective result.

How to deal with chemically treated hair?


Try providing good nourishment to hair. Strengthen roots by regular oiling. If due to hair coloring or something else, the ends of the hair are extremely damaged then get the ends or that colored section of hair chop off. Also get a good hair spa at VLCC to nourish hair from within.

Should we wear sunscreen indoors? How frequently should it be applied?

A person should always wear a sunscreen indoors as well. The artificial lighting and rays from laptop screen also damage our skin.
They should be applied at least half an hour prior to leaving house and reapplication is also required. One can choose timings like 9 am, 3 pm, and 6 pm to reapply it.

Why do some sunscreens leave a white cast?


The presence of Titanium and zinc oxide are responsible for the white cast certain sunscreens give as they act as a reflector.

Why dirty hair leads to hair fall? How to prevent it?

Sweating causes deposition of salt in the scalp which actually causes hair fall. The best way to prevent is to keep our scalp clean on regular basis.

How to Stop Hair Fall

Does more lathering of shampoo means better cleansing?


Not at all. This is a general myth that more lather a shampoo forms, better the product. But this only indicates the presence of more SLS in it which actually makes hair dry.

How to deal with hair patches? Is there any homemade remedy?


It is better to get a hair transplant done to make the area appear denser. Try the Stem Cells autologous regrowth treatment by VLCC which is an effective hair loss treatment. Homemade remedies may or may not work but transplant is a sure shot treatment.

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VLCC to organise campaign against obesity

Beauty and wellness brand VLCC today said it will invest over Rs 30 crore to spread awareness about harmful effects of obesity and related problems in India through a campaign.

To mark the occasion of Anti Obesity Day on November 26, the company would provide DNA scan to individuals at its centres countrywide and also educate them on issues leading to the problem such as weight gain, exercise and food habits etc.

Besides, the company would provide adequate healthcare resources to affected people associated with the campaign at nominal prices.

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Citing various global researches, the company said obesity in not only dependent upon diet and lifestyle of an individual, but also governed by information stored in DNA.

“Observing Anti-Obesity day on November 26 of every year was the brainchild of VLCC 15 years back with a sole objective of generating awareness amongst the people about the harmful effects of obesity and related problems,” VLCC Healthcare Director Sandeep Ahuja told.

He further said the investment would be over Rs 30 crore on equipment and other services to be provided to people.

According to a study published in the British medical journal ‘The Lancet’, there were 20 million obese women in India in 2014 and 9.8 million men were obese.

VLCC operates over 200 wellness centres across the country and sells its products ranging from skin care and hair care, among others, across over 70,000 retail stores in India. PRJ MR

VLCC Style Statements Event At Chandigarh

Those of you who are following me on my social media channels might know that I attended the #VLCCStyleStatements Event at their Wellness Center in Sector 35 Chandigarh this weekend. We had a fun and interactive session with the VLCC Experts. It was all about hair, skin, and beauty. We got to know about various simple ways which can help us repair our skin and prevent the signs of ageing.

The ambiance of the center was very welcoming and neat. Everything was well organized. We were welcomed with some very delicious refreshments and drinks. Sushmita, Category Manager- Beauty of VLCC was very humble and more than happy to answer our queries. Before attending the event, I thought VLCC was all about weight loss but I was wrong. They offer so much more than just Weight Loss programs. They take care of every issue related to skin, hair, and body. They also offer services like nail extensions, eyelash extensions, and body contouring.

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Their International Skin Expert, Ms. Daphne, answered all of our skin and hair related issues. Most of you wanted to know about the treatment for damaged hair, dark circle, and pigmented skin. Ms. Daphne said, A good lifestyle, regular hair spa, and better hydration is the key to beautiful hair and skin. She also mentioned to not forget sunscreen and always follow the CTM ( Cleansing, Toning, Moisturizing) routine. For dark circles, Ms. Daphne suggested storing your eye cream in the fridge for better results.

If you follow the Kardashians religiously then you must be aware of the Vampire facial. VLCC is the only center in India which gives this facial, they call it PRP therapy. In this treatment, they use the plasma taken from your own blood for the facial therapy. It helps repair your skin, prevents premature signs of ageing, encourages cellular growth, stimulates healing and imparts a youthful appearance to skin.

I had a great time at the event and was surprised to know about the vast range of services VLCC offers. If you have any skin, hair or weight related issues, I recommend you to visit your nearest VLCC Wellness Center as they provide targeted and personalized solutions for every problem.

Sneak Peak into some exclusive treatments available at vlcc

Often, we hide behind our scarves, huge sunglasses and what not. The pigmentation on our face, the numerous freckles, acne issues and even hair loss can sometimes lead to low confidence. I personally feel the everyone is beautiful with whatever flaws they have. But if you want to work on them then I guess I have a place for you.

Most of you who follow me on Instagram already know that I attended the #vlccstylestatements event organized by VLCC recently. I asked you guys to drop me your skin and hair related queries on Snapchat and Instagram. I was overwhelmed to see the response that I got. So today I will be sharing a few treatments that are available at VLCC and that will help you manage your skin and hair-related problem.

Thermage

Aging affects us in the way we act, the way we feel, and definitely the way we look. But with advancements in skin care, you can have a say in the way aging affects your skin and maybe even get back to the way you looked not so long ago. Thermage is a proven, unique radio frequency treatment that can help improve the appearance of sagging or loose skin, giving you a smoother, sleeker and younger look and feel. Thermage works in just one treatment with little down time and delivers a natural looking result. It’s you, just younger looking and more confident.

Acne Treatment

Vampire Facelift

The US FDA approved Vampire Facelift treatment is available at VLCC and they are the best ones for this job. It stimulates collagen formation while rejuvenating your skin. This simple procedure uses your own platelets to smoothen out folds and wrinkles. This also helps with reduction of acne scars, open pores and stretch marks. Having already taken the West by storm, this treatment is a natural, safe, quick and effective solution for visible improvement in texture and luminescence of the skin. Treatment will occur in 3 sessions. Duration for this procedure is under 2 hours and frequency is once in a month.

Hair Transplantation

Hair transplantation is a cosmetic procedure, which involves removal of permanent hair shafts along with roots from a hair bearing area called as “donor area” and transplantation into the bald area called as “recipient area”. In case of Hair Transplantation over scalp, hair are usually taken from the back and sides of the scalp. For patients with advanced baldness of scalp, hair can also be taken from beard, chest, axilla, and / or other body parts.

Ayurveda Spa

I am listing down below a few of the categories of Ayurvedic spa that are available at the VLCC Centre.

ABHYANGAM

A unique program where the prescribed oil is liberally applied using soft and gentle strokes, followed by a steam bath. Improves appetite, induces good sleep, reduces stress levels and builds the body’s immunity.

SHIRODHARA

A great rejuvenating and curative therapy which eliminates disease and improves vitality. A warm steam of medicated oil is poured continuously over Ajna chakra, or the third eye, to induce relaxation. It relieves stress, anxiety, anger, chronic headaches, hyper tension, insomnia and hair problems.

UDVARTANAM

The whole body is massaged with medicated powder made from various herbs. This massage helps tone up skin, diminish the appearance of cellulite, improve digestion, and alleviate inactivity and sluggishness. It works primarily on the lymphatic system and helps to drain the lymph.

KATI BASTI

This traditional therapy involves specially prepared Prakriti specific oils, lavishly poured onto the lower back; the flow is checked by a herbal paste boundary. This treatment has a relaxing effect on the lower back and helps relieve back pain and spinal disorders.

VLCC – More than Just a Slimming Center

Hope you had a great start to your week! I have been busy juggling work and the blog to create more content here for you guys. I have taken up some exciting projects so stay tuned. Also, it’s birthday week and all I can do is think about Mr. Jeromy who isn’t here with me in India.

On another note, I recently went for a meet-up at VLCC’s wellness and beauty center in HSR Layout, Bangalore. When VLCC called the event #VLCCStyleStatements, I was curious to know why the hashtag and the whole idea behind it. Once we were done with the discussion, I realized why. It is a beauty and wellness center that also offers various beauty services apart from slimming services.  The services range from salon services, laser & dermatology services as well.

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Before I start talking about the various services they offer, below is a small introduction on VLCC from their website:

“VLCC is widely recognized for its weight loss solutions and therapeutic approach to beauty treatments. They have among the largest scale and breadth of operations within the beauty and wellness services industry in India, serving consumers across 236 locations in 122 cities and across 11 countries in South Asia, South East Asia, the GCC Region and East Africa. We operate 197 Wellness Centres in India and 49 in 10 other countries and run VLCC Institutes of Beauty & Nutrition that have grown to become India’s largest chain of vocational education academies in the beauty and nutrition training segment with 69 campuses, training nearly 10,000 students annually and offering courses in multiple disciplines.”

 Prior to this, I am sure all of us had the notion that VLCC = a slimming center. I remember as a teenager, I used to see huge boards around the city with slimming consultations that VLCC used to advertise about. And I used to always think that’s the only thing VLCC offers.

But I was pleasantly surprised to find out the various services they offer apart from slimming. It was so wonderful meeting Sushmita, Category Manager – Beauty for VLCC, who blew me away with the knowledge she has about almost anything you ask regarding VLCC and the services they offer. A marketer who knows everything about the company she represents was indeed wonderful!

The session we had with Sushmita was very informative in terms of the different services VLCC has to offer. After this session, my notion of VLCC called only as a slimming center definitely changed. They have so many beauty and wellness services that I had no idea were introduced in India. Some of them are:

Vampire Facelift: If you know what the Kardashians are up to thanks to social media, you should also know they indulge in Vampire Facelifts very often. I have seen a lot of bloggers outside India who are also opening up to this idea now.  Vampire Facelift is basically for dull and sallow skin.  Maintaining glowing skin is hard work but the much-acclaimed Vampire Facelift uses A-PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) which is a form of blood plasma taken from your own self that has been enriched with platelets and growth factors and applied to your face with derma roller. This encourages cellular growth, stimulates healing and imparts a youthful appearance to skin.

 

A few other services that we spoke about were Derma Heal Eye Treatment. This is an eye filler treatment, exclusively formulated with innovative bio actives. It dramatically reduces the visible signs of ageing around eye area by instant wrinkle filling effect. The treatment has 24 hour-lasting hydration that would eventually improve skin texture and boosts radiance.

Not just another slimming Centre VLCC Style Statements

Am I the only one who thought of VLCC as a place that mysteriously helps people slim down tons of weight in the least amount of time?
With their marketing campaigns, and the movie Badhai ho Badhai, Anil Kapoors fat to fit stunt was their shot to fame in my head. Clear about being the best slimming Centre ever!
Although I have been noticing their increasing presence in the beauty products segment, available in lead stores. I didn’t take them quite seriously. Until the recent #VLCCStyleStatement event.

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From the latest Vampire facial, Kardashian favourite to the changing trends in skin & hair industry. They seemed to not just know but actually provide all the services across India. Be it Medivita which is a hair care expert therapy, to eyelash extensions, VLCC has got the global beauty updates right here for us.

 

At this recent meet up with Pune’s biggest bloggers was a fun session on beauty, skin, hair & nail care. We discussed all our skin queries, and the answers were much beyond “drink lots of water” luckily! From the ideal beauty regime to the nutrition our bodies need to have good skin and hair team VLCC covered it all.

 

What’s a fun meet up without a goodie bag with products I couldn’t stop gushing about. I used their Diamond Facial Kit from the goodie bag, had also received their detox green tea & a shape up oil which I am eager to use.

 

The diamond facial kit gave me supple glowing skin in six easy steps, judging by their product range and this event, Jugni & Co. highly recommend the beauty & care services at VLCC India.
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