The Beauty of Getting Facials Regularly
Believe it or not, some think that facials are just a way for people to pamper themselves. While it’s true that getting a facial feels so incredible you can’t help but think you’re being indulged like a queen, regular facials bring with them a host of benefits that make them worth spending time, money, and effort on.
Facials offer the best way of deep cleansing your skin. Considering how exposed you are to pollution and the elements, facials always begin with an overall cleansing of the skin on your face and neck. Steam is often used to open up the pores and makes extracting them easier.
A facial also helps improve blood circulation. The steam has this kind of effect, but the gentle massaging that typically comes with a facial also does the same thing. With improved flow, the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to keep the skin healthy becomes more efficient.
While everyone ages, you can slow the process down with facials. After all, most facial techniques used today involve the use of topical pharmacological agents that contain antioxidants, cell regulators, and other substances with anti-aging properties.
Of course, as stated earlier, facials feel like you’re being pampered, and that feeling helps you lower your stress levels. When your stress levels are down, its impact will be apparent not only on your skin, but your overall health as well.
So if you’re thinking about getting a facial, then always keep the benefits listed above in mind. And since there are so many types of facials available today, check out the infographic below so you can decide which one is the best for you.
How to Choose The Best Type Of Facial
About the Author
Dr. Shannon York is the Medical Director at Expert Aesthetix in Scottsdale, AZ. She has been working in the field of anti-aging and naturopathic medicine for nearly a decade now. An expert in all aspects of aesthetic medicine, Dr. York specializes in women’s health, injectables, medical weight loss, natural hormone replacement therapy, and anti-aging nutrition.