Q: What is a Hydro Facial?
A: A Hydro Facial is a safe and effective treatment that combines exfoliation, extraction, and hydration for the ultimate skin refreshing experience. The treatment utilizes suction, while simultaneously infusing a blend of personalized treatment products to result in clearer, smoother, more radiant, and more hydrated skin.
Q: Why is a Hydro Facial good for my skin?
A: The Hydro Facial treatment is good for all skin types—women, men, and teens! Hydration is key aspect to anti-aging. Infusing the skin with much needed hydration allows for skin to maintain optimum elasticity and radiance. Furthermore, the suction offers a fantastic way to exfoliate the skin of dead skin cells and debris, unclog pores, and provide a deep clean.
Q: Are there any contraindications?
A: Hydro Facial is not recommended if you are pregnant or breast feeding, if you have had a recent light or laser treatment, chemical peel, facial waxing, facial steroid injection, surgical procedure or skin infection, sun burn or recent changes in moles or growths in the treatment area. If you have an active or unstable medical condition such as a seizure disorder, cancer, autoimmune disease or uncontrolled diabetes then treatment should be deferred. If you have a history of cold sores, let us know and an anti-viral medication may be prescribed by the physician at your consult. You may notice increased bruising if you are on aspirin or other blood thinners. Recent Retin-A or retinoid use may make your skin more sensitive and red.
Q: How long does the treatment take?
A: The Hydro Facial treatment is quick and easy, usually lasting about 15-20 minutes.
Q: Is there any downtime or pain involved?
A: The Hydro Facial treatment is fabulous because there is zero downtime! The treatment may leave your skin slightly pink for a short period time, but you may resume all normal activity and even apply makeup immediately post-treatment. The treatment is not painful, with most patients describing the sensation as a mild sucking or exfoliation.
Q: What results may be expected?
A: Patients report that the skin feels smoother, brighter, softer, and more radiant after just one treatment!
Q: How long do the results last?
A: The results typically last about a week or longer. As such, Hydro Facial is recommended on a monthly or bi-monthly basis for optimal skin hydration and maintenance. To maintain your results between treatments, our staff will recommend products specifically targeting your skin care needs and help you create your personalized skincare regimen.