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All About Facials (facials According To Your Skin Type)

Facials according to your skin type

Every woman loves a day at the parlor and there is no better way of pampering and relaxation than making an appointment for a facial. Facial improves the look of your skin and relieves that back-breaking stress off from your shoulders. Our Face gives us a true mirror of inner health and well-being. It is suggested that every woman to use only natural and herbal products whenever possible, this makes your skin glowing and maintaining a youthful complexion.

Facials are a kind of skin treatments, which cleanse, rehydrate, and rejuvenate your skin, apart from reducing skin blemishes, wrinkles,
acne, and dry skin. Facials vary from skin to skin depending on your skin type, age, the type of treatment you have chosen, and the products used.  However, it is suggested to start getting facials only in your late 20's.

But, before going to the parlor for facial, know what kind of facial suits your skin and your skin type should be taken into consideration while choosing a facial. A beauty therapist will tell you what is your skin type whether oily, dry, or a combination and what facial suits well to your skin type.

Facial Procedure

Facials involve a procedure cleansing, massaging, steam, and finally the facemask. Facials help remove the dead cells and dull outer layer of the cells that make up the epidermis along with dust pollutants. The massage, the most significant part of a facial helps in blood circulation, relaxation of the facial muscles, and delays the onset of wrinkles. Your face gets steam during a facial procedure for 2 main reasons. Firstly, steam helps in absorbing the cream well and in softening the whiteheads and blackheads so that they can be easily removed. Finally, the application of a facemask helps in toning the skin.

Benefits of a facial

Regular facials once in a month or 45 days will give your face a glow thus maintaining youthfulness.
Facial delays the onset of ageing, wrinkles, and fine lines and keep your skin soft and supple.

Facials preserve the elasticity in your skin and muscles.
Facials help in reducing stress and fatigue.
Facial improves blood circulation, strengthens facial supportive tissues, and improves the skin's elasticity.
Facial helps in flushing out the toxins from your system and purify the skin.

Guidelines for a Facial

Start your facials only in your late 20’s and not before that.
Go for a facial once in every 4 to 6 weeks and clean-up once in every 15 days.
Make sure that your facial regime include cleansing, exfoliation, massage, steam, blackheads or white heads removal, moisturizing, and at the end a facemask.
Make sure that your face, ears, and the neck area is thoroughly massaged with gentle strokes and not harsh.
If your skin is dry, then make sure that a hydrating ingredient is included in your facial mixture.
If your skin is oily, then make sure either beta hydroxyl acid or alpha hydroxyl acid is added to help reduce the excessive oil flow.
If your skin is sensitive, then be sure to stay away from fragrance based products that may make eruptions.

Types of facials 

Basic clean up

Clean-up cleanses, exfoliates, and moisturize the facial skin. Blackheads and whiteheads will be removed gently after steaming. Regular clean-ups can prevent skin problems.

The procedure involves

Your face will be first cleansed under a steam and then scrub granules are massaged all over the face gently. After the scrub is wiped off, creamy cleanser will be applied on the skin to further exfoliate the skin either with an electric massager or a hand. This procedure is recommended for all skin types.

The advantages of a basic Clean-up are: 

Normal facials 

These are the least expensive of all the facials and involve a simple cleanse, steam, and massage. This can be a best option for normal skin type people that are not prone to acne. The difference between normal facials and a clean-up is that the face is massaged for a longer period of time.

Special facials

In these types of facials, special formulated hypoallergenic creams will be used to moisturize the skin. Difference face packs are used depending on the skin type and cleansing and rejuvenating techniques are part of this facial procedure. These are usually recommended for the people with sensitive skins.

Bio-lift facials

In addition to the cleansing, massaging, and rejuvenation techniques, these type of facials include treatment that target under eye dark circles. The main course of this facial is the bio-mask that tone and tighten the skin on the face thus making it look younger.

AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) facials

These AHA acids are derived from flowers and fruits, are best known for their anti-aging properties. These facials try creams specially formulated with AHAs that help the skin look more soft and supple. These types of facials are also suggested for people with pigmented skin and are more prone to wrinkling easily.

Anti-oxidant facials

These facial use creams and masks filled with free radical fighting agents such as vitamin A, Vitamin E, and beta-carotenes. Dust pollutants are firstly removed and then the skin is deep cleansed during the procedure. This type of facial is suggested to the people who have to be outdoors on their work.

Acne Facials

This is a treatment for those who suffer from acne and effective on teenage group. After cleansing the face, this treatment begins with glycolic acid exfoliation followed by extensive deep pore extractions and a skin calming anti-bacterial mask. This facial needs to be done at every two weeks interval until the problem is cleared.

Aromatherapy Facial

In this type of facial, essential oils is used. They are particularly good for relaxation of mind and body. Aromatherapy facial helps in clearing skin congestion. The face mask that is applied at the end of the facial also contains essential aromatherapy oils.

Galvanic Facial

In this type of facial, an electrical galvanic gadget is used, in which a steady and direct galvanic current is used to cannulate water soluble substances through the skin. This gadget heightens the skin's ability to absorb the penetration of the products. This type of galvanic facial benefits dry and dehydrated skins, gaining moisture retention.

Gold Facial

In this Gold facial, creams containing 24-Carat pure gold is used to penetrate the skin easily. This has been a very powerful rejuvenating facial treatment. Gold has a great effect on lymphatic drainage and removes the toxins and wastes, thus accelerates the formation of new cells. Face masks containing gold are also applied. The gold facial particularly helps in restoring the youthfulness.

Pearl facial

This facial is beneficial for those with oily skin, helps in removing the tan and brightens up the skin tone. Deep cleansing is done followed by a light facial massage using pearl cream and an application of a pearl mask. This pearl facial helps in retaining the moisture and revitalization. This facial gives natural lightening of the skin, thus giving fair and radiant skin.

Silver facial 

This facial is done to give an instant lift to the dull skin. This kind of facial contains glow scrub, gel, cream, and a face pack. This facial not only helps in restoring the natural pH balance, but also clears the open pores and deep cleanses the skin to prevent occurrence of blackheads.

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