It is recommended to have a deep cleansing facial at least one a month. Greater frequency may be required for facials that target a specific skin concern or are corrective in nature
Extractions are the removal of impurities and impacted pores – specifically, blackheads, whiteheads, milia (hardened “sesame seed” like whiteheads), and sebaceous filaments (pores blocked by oil produced in the skin). Removal of these impactions allow reduces pore size while allowing them to “breathe”.
We will remove any makeup you are wearing prior to your facial. However, if you arrive with no makeup we will have more time to focus on other, more results-driven elements of your facial.
Our estheticians are trained and licensed to properly identify various skin types, conditions, and the proper approach to each. Based on your intake form, consultation, and a thorough skin analysis she will be able to suggest the best approach to reaching your skin care goals.
Chemical peels are a type of exfoliation treatment.
Chemical peels remove dead skin cells resulting in:
Chemical peels remove layers of skin which will temporarily make your skin more sensitive to sun exposure. As a result, it is necessary to wear at least an SPF 30 for protection and avoid the sun while receiving chemical peel treatments.
Because chemical peels exfoliate it is not unusual to experience actual flaking and peeling. This will subside within a few days.
Chemical peels can be performed in individual treatment or in a series of treatments to see more significant results. Some chemical peels are gentle enough to receive treatments every 2 to three weeks while others are safer to receive every 4 to 6 weeks. Your esthetician can discuss a treatment planned designed specifically for you and your skin care goals.
The type of chemical peels performed at Glow Beauty Bar do not result in any down time.
There is no down time with a microdermabrasion treatment.
Microdermabrasion treatments can be performed individually or in a series for more dramatic results. Clients often begin with a series of three weekly visits and then maintain the results with monthly treatments.
Sometimes referred to as a “weekend facelift”, microcurrent is a low level of electrical current that mirrors the body’s own natural current. It’s proven and accepted properties and potential range of applications from wound healing, muscle rehabilitation, and macular degeneration. It is a popular non-invasive service that gives you the freedom to attain anti-aging goals without the recovery, downtime, and expense of surgeries.
Together, the system of products and technology firms and smooths the skin, offering an outstanding age-defying facial. Skin is re-hydrated, circulation is improved, and a revitalized appearance is achieved after the first application. The treatment will help overly-tightened muscles to relax and helps under worked muscles to regain strength. Essentially, the machine “re-educates” the facial muscles and restores them back almost to their original shape
No. In most cases it is sub-sensory, and many people find it quite relaxing though you may experience slight muscle twitches and a metallic taste in your mouth.
Those with pacemakers, epilepsy, cancer, pregnancy, phlebitis, or anyone under a doctor’s care should avoid microcurrent facials.
Though results can be seen after one treatment it is recommend that you receive two weekly treatments for five to six weeks. Monthly visits will help retain your results after receiving a series of treatments.