Have you heard about the HydraFacial? It’s a wildly popular in-office med spa treatment that aims to plump, smooth and even out skin through a new treatment process. This procedure takes care of dry, aging skin without the side effects or downtime that go along with other in-office cosmetic treatments. Keep reading to find out why this is a favorite among celebrities, influencers and everyday women who want the most beautiful skin possible.
The HydraFacial Procedure
Traditional dermabrasion peels away at the top layer of skin with a type of sandpaper-like grit. HydraFacial is a gentler method that vacuums pores while at the same time infusing skin-nourishing ingredients to moisturize, brighten and smooth out the skin. The vortex technology is what really sets it apart from other skin renewing methods.
During your appointment, a certified spa esthetician uses the patented HydraFacial device to beautify your skin with four facial treatments combined into one session. A swirling vortex action cleanses, exfoliates, extracts and hydrates the skin with anti-aging and antioxidant serums and boosters. This treatment is tailored to the skin of each individual, but it is always gentle and non-irritating while delivering results you can see from the first session.
This new facial trreatment device resembles a large cart on wheels. It features several hoses and a wand with removable heads that are changed out during the session. This is a medical-grade treatment that is soothing to the skin and non-irritating. You won’t have any downtime after your treatment and can combine it with other in-office treatments if you like.
You can expect consist results from a HydraFacial procedure since its benefits are reliant on the patented technology and not the techniques of the individual esthetician.
Here are the three main steps of this treatment:
Cleanse and Peel
The device gently exfoliates and cleanses the skin. The patented HydraFacial tip creates a swirling motion to gently remove dead skin cells and impurities for a refreshed skin surface. It’s a soothing skin cleaning experience that is one of the most popular types of facials in Brooklyn, New York.
Extract and Hydrate
Gentle suction vacuums debris from pores and intense moisturizers are applied to hydrate the skin in this step. This gets to the dirt and oil that is deep in the pores for a thorough skin cleaning experience. The area around the nose is a common zone that benefits from pore extraction.
Fuse and Protect
The final step applies antioxidants and peptides to the skin to help it glow. It’s called a fusion process because it brings all the elements of the HydraFacial together for a beautiful conclusion. This step is tailored to your specific concerns, such as reducing the appearance of fine lines, evening out hyperpigmentation, shrinking enlarged pores or brightening up dull skin.
The typical length of a HydraFacial session is 30 minutes, although your esthetician might recommend longer sessions of 45 to 80 minutes based on your goals. For instance, the 80-minute Ultimate HydraFacial experience adds Lymphatic Drainage, a beauty mask and other speciality treatments to your HydraFacial.
One of the main reasons the HydraFacial is so popular is that it is suitable for just about all skin types. In fact, it’s recommended for both adults and teenagers and attends to most skincare needs.
More Even Skintone
It is designed to deliver a more even skin texture and appearance. The treatment softens rough areas and can reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation.
The exfoliation and gentle peeling effect of a HydraFacial helps to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles. It also removes dead skin cells to reveal brighter, more youthful-looking skin.
The extraction process pulls dirt and oil out of your pores, giving your skin a clean, even and healthy appearance. Routine HydraFacials can enhance collagen production to improve the firmness of the skin with anti-aging benefits.
Regular HydraFacial treatments paired with blue LED lights can treat and manage acne, according to a recent study shared by HydraFacial.com. The gentle yet deep-cleaning process, combined with blue LED light, helps to reduce the oil and bacteria that encourages acne.
A HydraFacial doesn’t leave your skin red and irritated the way some traditional extractions or peels can. Thanks to the gentle vortex motion, your skin is fresh and ready for makeup immediately after your treatment. However you might want to go makeup free to show off your glowing complexion.
The majority of people who get a HydraFacial see fast results. Most individuals report experiencing more even and glowing skin right after their first session. The results last about five to seven days after the first treatment. With continued sessions, the results last longer.
If you have rosacea, a sunburn, an active rash or other skin concerns, you should check with your dermatologist to confirm if the HydraFacial treatment is right for you.
How Often to Get a HydraFacial
Your skin will look fresh and dewy after your first HydraFacial, but the treatment is designed to improve the appearance of the skin over time. To get the most from the treatment, consider getting a HydraFacial about once a month. That is the recommend way to obtain the results most people want, such as reduced fine lines, wrinkles, brown spots and oily, congested pores.
However, you may want to get a HydraFacial more frequently, such as every two to three weeks, if you are targeting oily, acne-prone skin. Once the condition of your skin is under control, you can follow a less-frequent schedule to keep your skin looking its best.
To make your results last as long as possible, take good care of your skin by using the right skincare products at home and protecting your skin from the damaging rays of the sun. Eating a balanced diet, getting plenty of sleep and saying hydrated are also beauty basics that will support your beautiful HydraFacial results.
Because it provides instant results in the form of clean, fresh, glowing skin and has no downtime, a HydraFacial is a popular med spa treatment choice before weddings and other special events. While you should leave the serums on your face all day to fully reap the benefits, you can apply makeup over the serum and go about your day as usual. There is no need to miss half a day of work or otherwise rearrange your schedule to get more beautiful skin with this medical-grade treatment.
If you plan to combine your HydraFacial with other procedures, like Botox or microblading, you should generally receive the HydraFacial first. Your esthetician can recommend add-ons to your session to specifically target your skincare needs, such as serums, boosters or LEDs. Whether you’re concerned about sun damage, adult acne or hyperpigmentation, this facial can be beneficial for your skin and serve as a perfect partner to your existing in-office beauty regiment.
Original Serums and Boosters
The aim of a HydraFacial is to give you the best skin of your life. That goal is achieved with its patented technology used together with nourishing serums. This effective treatment can be amped up even more with the use of proprietary HydraFacial boosters.
Boosters are chosen to customize your treatment with HydraFacial super serums. Here are three of the original HydraFacial products our estheticians choose from at our Brooklyn, New York, med spa:
DERMABUILDER BOOST reduces the signs of aging and refreshes the skin with a special peptide complex that’s applied with the HydraPeel tip. This booster also enhances skin elasticity.
GROWTH FACTOR BOOST minimizes the look of fine lines and wrinkles and rejuvenates the skin, restoring vitality and youthfulness. It contains a blend of growth factor-mimicking peptides selected to enhance the production of collagen and elastin, reduce inflammation and speed up skin repair.
BRITENOL BOOST minimizes brown spots and sun spots for an even skin tone. Have you spent a little too much time in the sun? This booster has an active ingredient derived from bearbetty extract that brightens the appearance of dark spots.
Some of the serums and boosters can be used at home to make the most of your skin between your in-office treatments. We’ll be happy to advise you on the products that will work best for you to get the results you want.
Allure Magazine writes that HydraFacials outnumbered Botox injections in 2017, and it’s likely that trend will keep going. Would you like to experience a soothing, restorative facial that renews, smooths and revitalizes your skin? Please contact us at Love Your Body NYC to find out more and schedule a your appointment today. Beautiful, fresh and rejuvenated skin is just a phone call away at our Brooklyn, New York, luxury med spa.