3 Things To Know Before Your First Hydrafacial

Hydrafacials are becoming increasingly popular options at medical spas and dermatology offices, and for good reason. A hydrafacial is like getting a few different types of facials and skin care treatments at the same time, with no real downtime or side effects to worry about. After your hydrafacial, your skin will be clear, healthy, soft, and glowing. Here are three important things to know before getting your first hydrafacial:

A Hydrafacial Exfoliates and Hydrates at Once

A hydrafacial is the best of both worlds in that it exfoliates your skin, clearing away dead skin cells and debris, but also leaves your face completely hydrated afterward. First, your skin will be deeply cleansed and exfoliated using a swirling suction tool that gently buffs away dead skin and cleans your pores, removing any blackheads. 

Once your skin has been deep cleaned, it's ready to absorb hydration in the form of intensive serums and antioxidants. Because the exfoliation stage leaves a smooth surface, your skin more readily absorbs moisture. Afterward, your skin will be smooth and plump.

A Hydrafacial Treats a Variety of Skin Concerns

One of the best things about a hydrafacial is that it can help combat a variety of skin concerns at the same time, instead of needing to schedule separate beauty treatments. Common issues addressed by a hydrafacial include fine lines and wrinkles, age spots, acne, hyperpigmentation, and congested pores. The effects of a hydrafacial are amplified over time with repeated treatments on a regular basis.

A Hydrafacial Doesn't Have Downtime

Many cosmetic treatments and facials require downtime, which can be difficult to plan for. For example, after a chemical peel or laser facial, your skin will be red and flaky for anywhere from a day to several weeks, depending on the intensity of the treatment. This means that you may feel self-conscious going out in public.

With a hydrafacial, however, your skin will simply look its absolute best right away after your treatment and will continue to look great in the following days and weeks. You can schedule a hydrafacial right before an event or have photos taken without worry.

As you can see, getting a hydrafacial on a regular basis can be a total game-changer for your skin and a real confidence booster as well. Start with a consultation appointment so that your dermatologist can evaluate your unique skin care needs. They will then customize your hydrafacial experience just for you. Likewise, they can also provide more information regarding this procedure.

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