So, when was the last time you treated yourself to a professional facial treatment? If it’s been longer than 6 week’s then it’s been too long
It is recommended that you undertake a professional facial treatment every 4-6 weeks, although this can be given on a weekly basis if wanted. This is especially recommended if you are experiencing high levels of stress or menopause, during these unfortunate times your skin can often be vulnerable to acne breakouts.
There are numerous benefits from Facial Treatments; facials are massages 90% of the time. These massages help aid your blood circulation. Massages during your facial also help with lymphatic drainage, and help your face muscles to relax; this can slow down the process of getting wrinkles.
The most common problems that facials treat are skin dryness, acne and inflammation of the pores, a lot of facial treatments are not just recommended for women but also for men. It is worth remembering that most people use water and soap to wash their faces, this is often not enough to fully cleanse the pores in your skin.
Maybe you just enjoy the relaxation and pampering of a facial treatment, but there a numerous other benefits that will leave your skin glowing and healthy. The type of facial that most people choose depends on what they are looking for and what their budget is. Some facial treatments are developed to offer moisturizing benefits, whilst some are designed to relieve stress which is one of the key causes of acne.
Whilst there is no way to directly stop the process of aging, there are numerous facial treatments that can slow down the skin aging process and provide you with a more youthful face. Using intense pulsed light or IPL, laser treatments will help remove any dead skin and increase cell growth, collagen and development. A couple of examples of popular laser treatments are OxyLight and Derma Wand. Both of these can be used to remove damaged and or dead skin and improve your production of collagen, this is essential in producing healthy skin cells.
Because your facial will extract any blackheads, your skin is a lot less likely to break out into spots because of clogged up pores. Regular deep cleansing will leave you with an amazing complexion. Spa facials will help to reduce sebum, this is a natural substance that lubricates and moisturizes the skin. An overabundance of sebum can cause bad skin problems such as acne and blackheads. Having cleansing facials will open the pores of your skin, remove any toxins and dead skin from the face, and exfoliate your skin, giving you a tight firm face.
Massaging the skin will stimulate the production of elastin and collagen; these are the main supporting structures of your skin, helping keep your skin supple and firm. When collagen breaks down, your skin becomes gradually weaker and this leads to sagging.
Having regular facial treatments will help improve and restore circulation to your facial skin layers, also improving the flow of oxygen rich blood to the skin cells. Because of the blood rushing to the skin, you are left with a healthy looking glow and plump skin cells full of important nutrients and water, this aids in reducing the appearance of wrinkly skin.
Reduces inflamed skin conditions
Massages can greatly benefit your acne or any other inflamed skin conditions. Acne is basically a wound to your skin, and by increasing blood flow you will encourage the process of healing. Similar to acne, sensitive skin conditions such as rosacea involve chronic inflammation, this also benefits a great deal from in the increased circulation associated with massages.
Similar to acne, rosacea and other sensitive skin conditions involve chronic inflammation, this benefits greatly from the enhanced circulation associated with massage. When battling with acne and any other inflamed conditions try and limit your massage time to no more than 10/15 minutes.