Unfortunately, getting a facial is commonly seen as something you do only when you want to treat yourself, or as a luxury service whose benefits are reserved for only the rich and famous who can afford it. Lets face it; they can be a bit pricey. But take a moment to consider where your money is spent instead. Are facials really more expensive in the long run?

A staggering amount of pollution, dirt, grime, and dead skin accumulates on the face. This build up is an unavoidable fact of life. We can do the best we can to keep the skin clean, but it is not always enough. Many advocates compare getting a facial to going to the dentist. We brush our teeth, floss when we remember, and still acknowledge the importance of going to the dentist for a regular deep clean. Keeping up with dentist appointments saves us a lot of money down the road. A root canal is hundreds of dollars more than a regular cleaning. Like our teeth, the skin needs to be evaluated and cleansed by a trained professional every so often to maintain a healthy complexion. An aesthetician should be seen as the dentist for our skin. Getting facials on a regular basis, even once every few months or year, will save you from needless spending in the future.

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 just keeps your skin glowing, but it also affects the functioning of the other organs. This is kind of an exercise for your face. And since it is not possible for you to know all the pressure points, you need to visit a professional to get that facial massage.

A study says that massage improves the blood circulation in your body. The same applies to your face. Improved blood circulation in your face means that your cells get lots of oxygen and nutrients that are carried along with the blood. This translates to healthier and efficient cells and a glowing face.

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Sources:
Barbara Chappuis, https://www.beenaturals.com
Ramona Sinha – Style Craze, Dr.Jeff Jumaily, M.D.

 


Is there relation between wearing face mask and Acne?

Wearing a mask is a normal part of being around other people, and is now required on the daily basis. Wearing a mask protects you from droplets, germs and illnesses and helps to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Aside from the benefits of wearing mask in the current situation, there are some side effects and skin discomfort associated with this. According to a study by Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand, which aimed to explore the prevalence and possible risk factors to prevent the face mask related adverse skin reactions during the ongoing COVID-19, acne was the most frequent condition, followed by rashes on the face and itch symptoms. A duration of face mask wearing of more than 4 hours/day and the reuse of face masks increased the risk of adverse skin reactions compared to changing the mask every day.

Our facial skin is used to breathing freely and not being enclosed, and it is more likely to react to the new routine depending on each individual’s skin sensitivity. In order to prevent these reactions and protect you facial skin we recommend that you take special care of your skin. Using a hydrating cream twice a day will moisturise and energise your skin, and prevents dryness which might be caused by the blockage of air when wearing a mask.

We recommend Thalgo Hydra Marine which has a luxurious and rich texture that gives the skin a velvety feel, with a light fragrance of tea and white flowers. It provides your skin with 24 hour hydration while infusing it with new, perfect radiance. For gentlemen we recommend the Thalgo Intensive Hydrating Cream for Men which leaves a protective micro-film on the surface of the skin and maintains optimum hydration levels. This product is a pure pleasure to apply, its cocktail of active ingredients acts as a thirst-quenching skin energiser for unparalleled comfort.

Another way to Hydrate and revive your skin is by having a facial treatment every two to four weeks. Our experienced skincare therapists recommends the Charme D’orient Radiance Facial which gives an instant boost and brightens the skin leaving an even and pearly complexion. This treatment is 45 minutes of pure hydration and relaxation.

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