Acne Arrestor Facial
Very effective facial for acne, acne scars and oily skin
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This is a very effective facial for acne, acne scars, acne marks and generally oily skin. It usesmicro-current and q-switch technologies for the quick relief of acne and oil related problems. Acne Arrestor facial targets all the four causes of acne which include bacteria, clogged pores, excess and inflammation (causes redness and swelling).
Benefits of Acne Arrestor Facial
Key Steps of Acne Arrestor Facial
Cleanser is applied to the skin for removing dirt and clogged pores
ECG gel is applied to allow for deep penetration of ultrasound waves
EMS (Electric Muscle Stimulation) uses low level micro-current impulses to stimulate the muscles which makes skin tighter and smoother
Carbon peel is applied for restoring and retexturing the skin balance
Carbon peel is removed using q-switched laser which reduces acne and enlarged pores and it also reduces oil production
Laser toning is done to stimulate collage
Serum-soaked hydration mask is placed on the face
LED therapy is conducted to promote cell regeneration and reducing fine lines and wrinkles
Sunscreen is applied to protect the skin from harmful rays
Precautions & Post-treatment Care
- Consultation with experts is important before proceeding with the treatment. We provide remote consultation with a dermatologist.
- Quit smoking at least 2 weeks prior to the treatment
- Avoid applying any retinoid that may delay healing
- Always apply sunscreen post the treatment
- You may require several sessions depending on your skin and the severity of acne
- Avoid exfoliating your skin after the facial for at least one week
- Results my take time to appear depending on the healing process but you will definitely see results
Are laser facials safe?
Laser facials have been used to treat several skin problems (like dark spots, pigmentation, acne etc.) for a very long time. Laser facials are extremely safe; the only side effects you may experience would be mild swelling or soreness which subsides within a few hours. During the treatment itself you may experience some mild heat or tingling on the skin
How are they different from salon facials?
Salon facials exist for a soothing or a pampering experience. They simply work on the outermost layer with temporary results. A laser facial is a procedure that takes place under the supervision of a dermatologist. It penetrates deeply to get to the root of the skin problem to get rid of it giving you a deeply rejuvenated skin which a salon facial cannot
What are laser facials?
It is a treatment that elevates a basic facial. Laser facial includes using concentrated light from different resources to give you a medical grade facial. It yields much better results than a salon facial
What are the potential side effects for laser facials?
The common side effects that you can experience from laser facials are heat, redness and some dryness which subside within a few days after the treatment
How do I choose the facial for my skin type?
There are many things that need to be looked at before deciding which laser facial is suitable for your skin. First we will analyze your skin type and see what conditions are present (this is done under the guidance of a dermatologist). After that we will take a look at the skincare regime you follow to see if the problems are being caused by the products you use. Only after figuring out the issues will we devise a treatment plan for your skin
I have a sensitive skin; can I still go for laser facials?
Laser facials are known to be suitable for all skin types. But if you have very sensitive skin don’t worry we make sure to get an in-depth consultation with you to understand your skin’s needs and then proceed to suggest the treatment for your skin
What types of equipment are used in these facials?
We use a combination of lasers and mild energy devices aimed at stimulating natural healing and nutrient production. We strictly use U.S FDA approved technologies and all our equipment have certifications from multiple global agencies (US FDA, European Certification etc)
How frequently can I take laser facial sessions?
The frequency of getting laser facials depends on the condition that is being treated, your skin type. Some facials may require you to come back after 4 weeks and some facials can be done once in 6 months. It entirely depends on your skin’s needs.
What are the precautions that are needed to be taken after the session?
It is very important to keep your skin moisturized (use a gentle moisturizer), clean and protected from the sun (use high quality SPF to avoid any damage from the sun)
Are there any restrictions before or after taking these facials?
Stop/discontinue the following 48 hours before your facial:
- Exfoliating treatments like glycolic acid or enzymes
- Generic tretinoin or topical Retin-A
- Any acne creams
- Do not wax or shave skin
Post facial treatment
- Avoid sun exposure
- Avoid sweating (from vigorous exercise)for 48 hours
- Avoid intense heat for 24 hours
- Wait one day before applying make-up