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I had a HydraFacial® done and it wasn’t what I was expecting…

We’ve watched the faces of those who took advantage of our HydraFacial® special.  Clearly, we need to explain the procedure and what it will do for you.  A HydraFacial® isn’t really a facial treatment. It’s much more than that.  While facials are luxurious and relaxing, they really don’t accomplish what a HydraFacial® does in a much shorter period of time.  Let’s talk about the two procedures.

What is a facial?

A facial involves several steps, performed by a licensed aesthetician, with the goal of cleaning and improving the health of the skin.  Those steps typically include the application of steam to loosen dirt and debris in the skin, an exfoliation step, an extraction, and usually some form of massage.  Facials may be performed for specific skin conditions and, despite the term, facials can be performed on any part of the body.

So what is a HydraFacial® ?

The HydraFacial® treatment is a resurfacing procedure that combines everything you get in a traditional facial — cleansing, exfoliation, and extraction — with a chemical peel and an anti-aging hydration treatment.  Its ability to moisturize the skin separates HydraFacial® from all other resurfacing procedures.  The machine uses Vortex-Fusion® to infuse antioxidants, peptides, and hyaluronic acid into the skin.  It is a non-invasive, non-surgical procedure that delivers instant results with no discomfort or downtime. It’s really a facial on steroids:


  1. Cleansing and Exfoliation – Dead skin cells are removed to reveal healthy new skin
  2. Acid Peel – Helps loosen dirt and debris from pores, without irritation
  3. Extraction – Painless, automated extractions use vortex suction to clean out pores
  4. Hydration – Antioxidants and Hyaluronic Acid are infused to nourish and protect
  5. Protection – Application of products to protect the results


Each treatment uses a variety of HydroPeel® tips, along with a series of specially formulated solutions.  Selected combinations of tips and solutions allow us to target specific skin conditions.  Like most non-invasive treatments, you may see an improvement with your first HydraFacial®, but the best results will occur after a series of monthly treatments.


Are you a candidate for the treatment?

HydraFacial® treatment is designed for all skin types — even the most sensitive skin.  And we can choose the right treatment protocol and solutions for your own, unique needs.  Ask for a skin evaluation and sensitivity test.


How long does the treatment take?  Is there any downtime involved?

The HydraFacial®  is a fast, efficient treatment that takes as little as 15 minutes.  It is often described as feeling like “a cool paintbrush moving over the face”.  And there is no downtime at all. You may return to your normal activities, with or without make-up, immediately after the treatment.


How many treatments are needed to see results?  How long do the results last?

Many people report seeing visible skin refinement and an even, radiant skin tone after just one treatment. The smooth results and hydration may last 5 to 7 days, or even longer. One treatment per month is recommended for improving the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and oily or congested skin.

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