Facials are done due to many reasons. Some may prefer facials for clear skins and getting away from the blackheads. Some may opt for anti-ageing regimen while others may select for getting pampered and feeling relaxed.
These are the different reasons for getting facials. But you must be curious that why you need to apply so many creams in facials and then removing them off? Why you should have a steam? How frequently or why you should get a facial?
What is actually a facial?
A facial Darlinghurst is basically a multi-step treatment of skin that is essential and best way for taking care of the skin. A facial comprises of cleansing, exfoliating, nourishing your skin, promoting well hydrated and clear skin complexion. This may also make your skin appear to be younger. Your esthetician may also offer you some advices for making your skin better by taking care of it. A facial can reflect its results when it is made part of skin care routine.
Relaxing spas have been focusing and offering treatments that are effective and good quality facials after massages. Facial has the following basic steps:
Consultation: The consultation is the very basic step to start a facial. You will be required to fill out the form with the essential details regarding your skin, you water intake, your diet, your supplements and drugs that you are taking because the Retin- A specifically and other drugs might affect the appearance of your skin and the recommendations and consultations to be taken by the aesthetics. Generally, you are required to share about your skin concerns and consumption of Retin-A.
Preparations: Next, you will be required to change your dress and wrap yourself for the upcoming protocol to be given by the aesthetician.
Cleansing: Your esthetician will clean your face firstly with pads after wrapping and tying your hairs with the headband or towels for keeping the products to make your hairs dirty.
Cleansing after skin analysis: The esthetician will start her job here when she will study and thoroughly look your skin under a highly lit lamp. Your eyes will be covered and she will determine the damage, skin conditions (blackheads, whiteheads or acne) and your skin type. The products and the treatments will be chosen accordingly and she will give recommendations also according to your skin needs.
Steam: Steam is used in facials for softening you blackheads and whiteheads through thin layer of steam vapours.
Exfoliation: It is done either mechanically or chemically. The mechanical exfoliation is done for treating the gritty skin texture that scrubs off the dead skin. It generally happens during the process of steam. Chemical exfoliation loosen the skin cells’ bonds through the usage of acids and enzymes. A gentle version can be applied during steam. Chemical peels that are stronger done as a part of facial or separately.
Extraction: The blackheads and whiteheads are removed.
Facial Massage: It is offered by using the classic strokes such as effleurage for your relaxation as well as stimulating your facial and skin muscles.
Facial mask: esthetician will apply facial mask depending on your skin type. Finally, moisturizer, toners and serums are applied to end the facial. Advices will also be given to take care of your skin after facial.
Remember, it is better to have facial at least once in a month because your skin takes approximately one month to regenerate. You must have facial at minimum, four times in a year when season is changing. Make it more if you are trying to treat your acne else once in a month will suffice your need.