Getting a professional facial done regularly is a great way to keep your skin looking great and feeling healthy. A facial is not only a fun way to treat yourself, but it also can minimize the appearance of acne, wrinkles, and other common skin issues. Verde offers professional facials Virginia Beach residents rely on for great skin.

What is a Facial?

A facial is a relaxing professional skincare treatment that addresses many different skin issues. There are many different types of facials, and you can choose the specific treatment based on the specific skincare problems you are experiencing. Before your facial, your esthetician will assess your skin type and recommend treatments to you based on your individual needs. They will ask you about your skincare goals. They’ll also ask about any allergies or sensitivities you may have to ensure that the facial doesn’t cause any skin irritation.

Your facial will start with a deep cleanse to remove any oils or bacteria that have been sitting on the face. Once the skin is clean, your esthetician will exfoliate your skin and perform any necessary extractions to clear your pores. Then, they will perform a facial massage to help you relax and stimulate your blood flow. Finally, they will apply a mask designed to treat your unique skin concerns. The deep cleanse and exfoliation beforehand will allow the mask to really sink into the skin, healing and nourishing it. After the mask, your esthetician will finish up the treatment with a serum, moisturizer, and any other skincare products they think may be beneficial. They’ll also talk to you about your daily skincare routine and recommend products and adjustments to help you keep your skin healthy.

Thorough Cleansing

Even if you’re extremely diligent about washing your face, it can be difficult to completely remove all the dirt, oil, and bacteria from your skin. Getting regular facials is one of the best ways to clean out clogged pores and prevent oil buildup from causing further skin problems. During a facial, your esthetician will use professional grade products you can’t get at home, which enables them to completely cleanse your face in a way you can’t on your own. Think of a facial as a regular detoxifying experience – it gives your skin the opportunity to purge any bacteria or irritants that could be causing problems.

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Not only are facials an excellent way to clear your skin, but they are also incredibly relaxing. In today’s fast-paced world, it’s very normal to feel stressed out. It’s difficult to juggle the responsibilities of work and family with a social life and personal pursuits. When you have such a packed schedule, it can leave you feeling a bit run down and overworked. Getting a facial is a great way to treat yourself. It’s an opportunity to relax and just let yourself be pampered. Most facial treatments include some sort of massage, which has proven to be very beneficial for reducing muscle tension while also improving your mood. Facials are a great way to treat yourself after a hard week, because they have both physical and mental benefits.

Treats Acne

Most people struggle with some form of acne every now and then, whether it’s pesky blackheads or larger cystic acne. Facials are an excellent way to treat any recurring breakouts while simultaneously preventing future ones. There are many facials designed specifically to treat acne, with ingredients that will dry up any breakouts while also preventing acne scarring. Most facials also include acne extractions, where your esthetician will use specialized equipment to remove whiteheads and blackheads from your skin. This opens up your pores and allows them to absorb the soothing, nourishing ingredients in the facial much more effectively. The massage in a facial also increases blood flow to the face, which helps your skin heal much more quickly when it is damaged. If you find yourself starting to break out, getting a facial is a great way to get your skin back on the right track.

Evens Out Skin Tone

Very few people have perfectly even skin. Most of us have dark or light spots on our skin as a result of acne scarring, sun exposure, hormone changes, or something else. Getting regular facials can help even out your skin and reduce the appearance of these pesky dark and light spots. By using deep exfoliating ingredients, the facial will remove the top layers of skin that have been discolored, allowing the healthy, new skin cells to come through. With regular facial treatments, you can often significantly reduce the appearance of scarring and make your skin tone look much more even.

Improves Skin Texture

Facials will also improve your skin’s texture and help you get that youthful ‘glow’ back, so you look extra healthy and your skin feels smoother to the touch. Clogged pores, acne scars, or even just dry patches can make skin uneven in texture. Uneven skin texture often translates to a dull appearance as well. A good facial will exfoliate and moisturize to even skin tone. The nourishing ingredients in a facial will also make your skin look much brighter and healthier.

Addresses Signs of Aging

As we get older, it’s very normal for our skin to lose its elasticity. We also start to develop fine lines and wrinkles. A facial can help to address these pesky signs of aging to keep skin looking smooth and youthful. All facials use exfoliating ingredients to remove dead skin cells. Exfoliating is one of the most effective ways to quickly minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles immediately. Facials also contain ingredients that will stimulate the body’s collagen production. Collagen is a natural substance that makes our skin look full and youthful, and our body produces less of it as we get older. Not only does a facial contain ingredients known to stimulate collagen production, but the massage techniques used in a facial can also increase your collagen levels. You’ll leave with skin that feels firmer and smoother, and with regular treatment, fine lines and wrinkles will often look much less pronounced.

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Brightens Eyes

Another common skin problem is dark undereye circles or fine lines around the eyes, which can look particularly prominent when we’re stressed or tired. Regular facial treatments can address this to help you look healthier and more awake. Facials use soothing ingredients that calm swelling around the eyes – which is one of the biggest causes of dark circles. Antioxidants and other natural ingredients can also help prevent fine lines and other types of irritation around the eyes. Under Eye circles and swelling can really prevent you from looking and feeling your best, but a regular facial can help you look and feel more awake.

More Effective Daily Skincare

When you get facials on a regular basis, your daily skincare routine is going to be more effective as well. This is because your pores will be open and clear, so your skin will be able to better absorb the moisturizer, serum, and masks that you apply. When your pores are clogged, the products won’t be able to work to their fullest potential, so they won’t be as effective. Regular facials make it much easier to maintain healthy, clear skin on a regular basis. Not only will your skincare products be much more effective, but you’ll get advice from a skincare expert that can help you improve your daily skincare routine.

Confidence Boost

When your skin looks great, you’ll feel great too. Getting regular facials can be a huge confidence boost. For many people, feeling more confident can help you be more assertive at work, more outgoing in social situations, and generally less self-conscious in day to day life. If you’ve been struggling with the way your skin looks, consider adding a facial to your regular self-care routine. You’ll leave feeling happy, healthy, and ready to tackle whatever challenges life throws at you.

The Verde Experience

At Verde, we offer a wide range of facial treatments to help you achieve the skin you want. We use all-natural Aveda products, which offer excellent quality without any potentially harmful ingredients. When you visit our spa, our friendly and professional estheticians will help you select the right treatment for your skin, and you’ll be able to Pick A Facial, Any Facial that works for your skincare goals. We offer options ranging from a light and soothing 30 minute facial, all the way up to an intense microdermabrasion treatment for a complete skin overhaul.

There’s something for everyone at Verde. Some of our specialized treatments include a back facial, acne facial, plant-based facial peel, dermaplaning treatment, and more. Our expert team can answer any skincare questions you may have and even help you create a long-term plan to tackle your most pressing skincare problems. If you’re looking for a luxurious, reliable High End Salon Virginia Beach, contact Verde today to schedule a consultation.