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What are the benefits of a monthly facial?

Reduces stress and relieves psychological stress, according to a study published in the journal Biomedical Research, facial massage activates your sympathetic nervous system. This reduces your anxiety levels and uplifts your mood. There are hundreds of pressure points on your face that are connected to various systems in your body. When these pressure points are massaged, your body responds to it. A good facial massage not only leaves your skin glowing, but also affects the functioning of the other organs. This is a sort of exercise for the face. A good facial will also cleanse the skin thoroughly and promote skin hydration, which is harder to achieve at home. The skin specialist understands your skin type and knows what needs to be done and what products to use to keep your skin in the best possible condition. Steam is often used in a facial to open up the pores so that the skin can be cleansed thoroughly. Monthly maintenance facials are essential to take care of your skin properly. Your skin is open to the elements 24/7 and never gets a break so we need to make sure we are looking after it properly. Regular facials and face massages help to reduce wrinkles, boost cell regeneration and promote collagen production giving you younger looking skin. Facial massage can also promote blood circulation, improved blood circulation in the face means that your cells get lots of oxygen and nutrients that are carried along with the blood. This translates to a healthier and glowing face. Skin rejuvenation can also be achieved with a good facial, with age, your skin loses its luster. That is a natural process, lifestyle and pollution make it difficult for your skin to recuperate. Facials will help rejuvenate the skin. Your skin care specialist will use various methods, products and technology to help improve your skin texture by reducing fine lines and blemishes. detoxifying the skin to remove waste products that accumulate on a regular basis. If this is not done correctly it can result in breakouts. That's why a skin detox is essential. Apart from washing and cleansing your skin every day, you need facials for skin detoxification. During a facial we can treat acne and acne marks on the skin, when you squeeze a pimple, you run the risk of scarring the delicate skin on your face. Acne marks can be stubborn, but facials can help treat them. A skin care specialist may use products containing salicylic acid to treat acne and studies have shown that salicylic acid peels help reduce acne scarring. Extraction is a crucial part of a facial if needed. A skilled specialist will use an extraction tool to remove any blackheads or whiteheads without damaging your skin. blackheads and whiteheads clog the pores and make the skin surface look dull. So if your skin is looking a little bit bumpy it's time to book it for a facial pore cleanse. Opening up all the pores, it's impossible to avoid all the pollution and damage caused by the environmental free radicals. Your skin is bombarded every day with harmful UV rays and other toxic substances on a daily basis. These can accumulate on the skin's surface and clog the pores making them look dark and enlarged. During a facial the use of steam opens up the pores to remove all the dead cells therefore preventing acne and other skin issues. Exfoliation is the process of removing all the dead skin cells that are laying on the epidermis. The skin cells die and tend to pile up on the skin's surface and if not removed can make the skin look and feel rough and dry. You can exfoliate your skin at home using a skin scrub but if you want a deeper exfoliation going for a facial is the best option. This can involve different treatments such as dermaplaning or chemical peels that thoroughly clean the skin's surface , revealing a healthy layer of skin. With age your skin loses its elasticity as the production of collagen diminishes. During a facial treatment the use of chemical peels, face masks, lotions and creams that are enriched with botanical extracts that stimulate the skin tightening and reduce the signs of ageing. These are just a few of the benefits of having a monthly maintenance facial and having a little bit of time out for yourself once a month and keeping your skin looking at its best.

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