WHAT IS SKIN HEALTH?
Odds are you’ve heard of the term skin care, but there’s way more to healthy skin than what’s on the surface. Just like overall wellness, skin health isn’t determined by just one or two factors – it’s the combination of things you do every day, from what you put on your skin to what you put in your body.
WHY IS SKIN HEALTH SO IMPORTANT?
Your skin is one of the largest organs in your body – and definitely the most exposed. There are tons of factors that can lead to damaged skin, which can eventually take a toll on your emotional health. Rather than covering up those imperfections, we believe that focusing on the underlying causes is the best way to get skin that truly glows. And that holistic approach to skin health can lead to a happier, healthier you.
The HydraFacial is a non-invasive skin resurfacing and rejuvenating treatment which combines cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, hydration and antioxidant protection. This treatment is ideal for treating fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation and oily and acne-prone skin, as well as general rejuvenation of the skin. Soothing and moisturising, the HydraFacial gives instant results and leaves you with hydrated skin and a more youthful appearance with no aftercare needed.
At Skin Cosmetics London, we offer the very latest hydrafacial treatment. Hydrafacial is a non-invasive treatment that uses multiple steps to produce clearer, healthier skin. It combines suction, extraction and delivery of antioxidants as well as natural amino acids found naturally in the skin. This all-in-one treatment is ideal for people seeking a non-invasive, fast and effective treatment for a variety of skin conditions.
Hydrafacial offers real results with immediate recovery and minimal irritation to the skin.
We will offer a custom treatment based on your skin type and will use a multitude of different devices to extract impurities, remove dead cells and nourish the skin surface with amino acids and hydrating serums, to deliver immaculate results.
Detox. This step is going to increase lymphatic circulation in your skin. Better lymphatic circulation not only helps move out toxins but also increases blood flow, providing extra oxygen to invigorate the skin. The skin is hydrated and supported by fresh lymph, restoring tone and firmness.
Cleansing and Exfoliation. A vacuum-based abrasion tip will gently smooth away dead skin cells while delivering serum directly to the fresh new skin beneath. This serum is brimming with ingredients to revitalise and support your skin, such as lactic acid, glucosamine, antioxidants, and botanical extracts, all of which are customised to treat your skin’s needs.
Brightening Agent. Now that pore-blocking old skin cells have been swept away, a glycolic and salicylic solution is applied to gently break up congestion in the pores. This will brighten your skin and at the same time prep the pores for the next step.
Extraction. Unlike many facials, the extraction process is very gentle. Salicylic acid and honey are used to draw out blackheads and other impurities. This is an important step to ensure your pores are clean and able to benefit from the tightening effects of the treatment.
Hydration. Now that your pores are clear and dead skin cells have been removed, your fresh new skin is ready to be treated. This step nourishes your skin and drenches it in moisture, with a mix of potent antioxidants, hyaluronic acid, and peptides and multi-peptides to support collagen. This step will leave your skin soft and plump with moisture, combating the appearance of wrinkles.
Rejuvenation. Finally, red and infrared LED light is applied. This will soothe your skin, reducing redness, and stimulate the production of collagen. It even helps your skin naturally produce vitamin D. You will be left with skin that feels soft, smooth, and invigorated.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HydraFacial is a multi-step treatment that uses patented technology to cleanse, exfoliate, extract and treat the skin. During the treatment dead skin cells and impurities are removed and the skin is hydrated with antioxidants & peptides. Unlike other treatments, HydraFacial can be had as often as weekly or monthly to achieve a fast and long lasting result.
DETOX:The first step performed is a lymphatic drainage, whereby the circulation of the lymphatic system is increased, therefore improving blood flow to the skin, as well as the elimination of toxins.
CLEANSING & EXFOLIATION:Dead skin cells (as well as other impurities) are gently exfoliated to reveal healthy, new skin. This is followed by the application of a serum containing salicylic acid.
EXTRACTION:water-assisted suction removes blackheads as well as impurities found in the skin. This is assisted by a specially formulated serum.
HYDRATION:A hydrating mixture replenishes and hydrates the treated skin.
REJUVENATIONLED light will help to stimulate collagen (increasing skin fullness and firmness). It will also reduce redness and stimulate vitamin D production for a healthy, summery glow.
HydraFacial treatment works by targeting the lymphatic system of the patient. This is because our lymphatic system regulates fluid levels and gets rid of toxins from the surrounding environment.
The fluid inside this lympathic system is called lymph, and it can become contaminated and impure over time, causing our skin to look and feel worse. HydraFacials extract unwanted waste from the lymph, draw essential moisture to the surface of the skin, and replace any toxins with healthy ingredients.
A free, no-obligation consultation is given where we check your suitability for the procedure and assess your requirements so that we can provide a solution for you.
This includes a skin assessment. We then discuss realistic results and any other relevant information
Generally speaking, Hydrafacial is suitable for all age groups and skin types. A form will be filled out at your consultation to rule out any conditions that may make you unsuitable.
In several published studies conducted by leading U.S. plastic surgeon Bruce M. Freedman, MD, FACS, author of over 40 publications in medical journals and textbooks, the HydraFacial hydradermabrasion technology was clinically proven to be effective for facial rejuvenation. In particular, Dr. Freedman studied polyphenolic antioxidant levels within the skin and how hydra-dermabrasion compares to other skin rejuvenation procedures.
The initial radiance, refinement and hydration will last for up to 7 days, however complaints such as acne and congested pores can see a marked improvement for much longer than this. This is because HydraFacials work to prevent future breakouts by stripping away the buildup of oily debris on the skin, and waste from the lymph.
As HydraFacials help to replenish the skin, we would recommend a course of monthly maintenance treatments to keep skin in tip-top condition.