What is Aquafacial?
Aquafacial is a rejuvenating non-invasive facial treatment that refreshes and deep cleanses the skin. It can improve the appearance and texture of skin quickly and effectively. It is an advanced version of the Hydrafacial and is an excellent treatment for any time of the year.
Benefits of Aquafacial: Aquafacial can treat almost all skin types. It is excellent for improving:
- Fine lines
- Skin Elasticity
- Tone and texture
- Oily and congested skin
- Enlarged, clogged pores
In just 30-45 minutes skin will be visibly brighter and smoother. It involves no downtime or discomfort. A little redness may be experienced after treatment, which quickly dissipates.
Step 1: Deep cleansing – Using a vortex tip, and vacuum suction the uppermost layers of debris and dead skin cells are cleared away.
Step 2: Exfoliation and Extractions – A salicylic acid soultion and suction are used to clear out the pores and deliver acne fighting ingredients to the skin, as well as increases cellular turnover. Salicylic acid is an excellent chemical exfoliant.
Step 3: Hydration – A lightweight hydrating antioxidant serum is applied to the face, using a vortex tip with a gentler level of suction. This plumps fine lines and improves skin texture, as well as providing effective hydration for all skin types.
Step 4: Red or Blue LED Light – A red of blue light diode is applied to the skin, depending upon your skin issues. Blue light helps kill acne bacteria and improves oily skin, red light improves circulation and reduces inflammation, it is also considered anti-aging.
The Aquafacial is a great solution for both men and women who want to refresh and improve their skin’s appearance. There are certain contraindications to the procedure, such as thin, loose skin, as well as certain medications such as accutane or antibiotics. Aquafacial is safe for pregnant and breast feeding women if the salicylic acid step is skipped. Anyone using retinol or other photosensitizing topical treatments must stop their use 5 days prior to treatment. Anyone with active herpes simplex cold sores and skin infections must wait until infection is clear. It is recommended that you wait until the next day to apply makeup, if possible, and to make sure you apply sunscreen daily.