Facials are one of the most well-known cosmetic treatments, for good reasons. They are convenient, highly effective, extremely customizable, and generally safe. This post focuses on the specific details surrounding facials.
What is a Basic Facial?
A basic facial is a skincare procedure involving removing dead skin cells, pore cleaning, and using a specific mask to treat common skin issues. This multi-step process attempts to nourish and regenerate facial skin, making it appear healthier and younger. It is just as well-liked as massages as a spa service for relaxation and indulgence.
What Happens in a Facial Treatment?
A consultation that helps the aesthetician choose the best products for your skin type and issues before every facial. When that is decided, the relaxing part starts! Most basic facials include one or more of the five procedures listed below:
To eliminate any lingering dirt and makeup, aestheticians massage a cleanser into the face, neck, and décolletage. They wash their faces with warm water with a facial sponge, cloth, or cotton pad before drying them off and examining their skin. They use this process to decide the kind of bespoke mask they will use later.
Your aesthetician may use an exfoliating lotion or scrub to remove dead skin cells or steam to open pores, depending on the spa you’re attending.
This procedure is used to unclog individual pores that have developed blockages due to excess oil production or dead skin cells, which can lead to acne and blackheads. Aestheticians will do the extractions by hand or with a unique metal tool.
The face, and frequently the upper body, are massaged as part of a facial, which may help with lymphatic drainage.
- Masks and more
The next step is the application of a customized mask, which may be clay-based to treat oiliness or hydrating to treat dryness. If it’s a daytime facial, it is followed by a serum, moisturizer, and sunscreen.
What are the Benefits of a Facial?
Basic facials thoroughly cleanse the skin and may aid in treating specific skin issues like dryness or minor acne. The procedures leave faces glowing and are incredibly soothing.
Basic facials may momentarily improve skin, but they cannot treat severe skin problems, such as wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, or acne that is more severe than very mild. These skin issues typically require more intensive treatments, like chemical peels, microdermabrasions, or laser procedures that stimulate collagen.
How Often Should You Get a Facial?
The standard guideline is to get a facial once a month or every three to four weeks. Your skin’s life cycle lasts that long. Your skin cells regrow after three to four weeks.
A facial can aid in this process and guarantee that your skin is always glowing.
Exceptional Facials are Offered at Alchemy West
Alchemy West offers several kinds of facials. These include the HydraFacial, the Tighty Brighty Facial, the TriaWave Microcurrent Facial, LED Facial, and dermaplaning.
The most recent development in non-laser skin resurfacing is the Hydrafacial, a facial with medical-grade resurfacing treatment. The only hydra dermabrasion process that combines cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, hydration, and antioxidant protection all at once is the hydrafacial.
This facial will offer you brighter, more beautiful skin without discomfort or downtime. With delicate yet remarkably potent HydraPeel tips, it removes surface damage from dead skin cells and environmental pollutants. Thanks to its multifaceted peeling surface, it moisturizes your skin while clearing out your pores.
The five-step procedure involves cleansing, exfoliating, extracting, hydrating, and infusing the skin with serums delivered into pores using a pen-like device called the HydraPeel Tip.
Tighty Brighty Facial
Deep hydration and instant aesthetic enhancement are features of this no-needle skin-beautifying procedure. The aesthetic result is improved by applying the treatment once a week. The Tighty Brighty combines the advantages of high concentration TCA and H2O2 to leave your skin nourished and radiant.
TriaWave Microcurrent Facial
The most recent advancement in non-invasive, cutting-edge technology, Synergistic TriaWave by Derma Concepts, delivers results-driven treatments. It significantly improves the appearance of several skin issues.
Through Low-Frequency Sound, Pulsed Iontophoresis, and Third Generation Microcurrent, this cutting-edge technology enables the most effective application of skincare products topically while minimizing discomfort. Microcurrent lifts and strengthens the skin’s look, while Pulsed Iontophoresis and Sound improve the effectiveness of substances used topically.
It provides the most cutting-edge, unique treatments for a person’s concerns. Iontophoresis, sonophoresis, and micro-current are three synergistic modalities used in this ground-breaking therapy.
For best results, we advise starting with one Triawave Lifting Facial and continuing with six treatments. After six consecutive treatments, the effects can continue for up to a year. To achieve the best outcomes, we strongly suggest clients drink enough water before the procedure.
Pregnant women, nursing mothers, people with seizure disorders, pacemakers, and those with other surgical or metal implants are not eligible for this treatment.
Dermaplaning is a method of manual exfoliation (other facials employ chemical means of peeling). The topmost layer of dead skin and fine vellus hair must be removed by gently “shaving” the skin’s surface using a sterile surgical scalpel (aka peach fuzz). It enables improved skin care product absorption, and a follow-up mask intensifies the radiance.
LED FACIAL is a painless facial, soothing skin-care procedure that heals acne by eradicating bacteria and plumping up wrinkled skin by increasing collagen synthesis. An LED is a light-emitting diode.
Light therapy has grown in popularity among dermatologists and plastic surgeons over the past ten years. Several studies, including one published in the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, have demonstrated that red and infrared light can enhance the appearance of aging skin.
FDA-approved LED is a safe and effective light therapy for skin rejuvenation and acne treatment.
Contact Alchemy West for All Your Facial Needs
Facials are some of the most outstanding cosmetic treatments on the market. To schedule an appointment with Alchemy West, contact us by phone at 864-263-7868 or email at [email protected]. We also offer virtual and free consultations.