Facial is a term used to describe a personal care beauty treatment which involves cleaning and moisturizing of the human face. The human face is less protected from wind and sun rays because it is the part of the skin that is never clothed or covered and a facial treatment of the face is of great importance in nourishing and rejuvenating it, and even much more, the human face is the part that everyone looks at first during mundane human interactions and off the face is where most people would strike a first impression onto others. All this underlines the importance of a facial, and so we need to put more emphasis in taking good care of the face by doing a facial as a first step.
Benefits of a facial
1. Keeps the skin hydrated: A less hydrated skin is prone to itching and with time it resorts to dry skin type, which is almost always sensitive.
2. Improves appearance of fine lines and wrinkles: Eating healthy and drinking permitted liters of water is perfect for keeping our skin’s complexion at its best. But with a facial made with collagen boosters and peptides, there are enhanced qualities that maintain or improve facial skin, making it look more youthful.
3. Clears facial pores: The human skin has tiny holes called pores. Each type of skin has pores to allow sebum; which is the skin’s natural oil to flow to the skin’s surface. As already established above; the face is un-protected from all winds, dust so doing a facial daily helps keep pores from being clogged up with dust and dirt.
DIFFERENT FACIAL TYPES
As already established in our last article, we have different skin types. So facials will be done mainly according to the skin type, and also according to personal preferences.
1. Acne-prone skin facial: For those with acne (Skin pimples) or people whose facial skin may break out once or twice a month, products containing components such as salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, clindamycin are the products of choice while doing facials.
When you are using these products, it is advisable to always look out for the percentage of the active components in the products.
It is also advisable not to use two or more active components with high percentages at once because most dry out the skin’s natural oils and may in turn cause irritation.
2. Anti-aging facial: Aging is a natural process that is part of the human condition, but it’s a popular narrative that most people would rather look young. As youth is closely associated to beauty. Aging signs begin where our facial expressions are initiated; especially around the eyes, and the neck area.
Collagen is the body protein that is responsible for skin elasticity. When we are young, our skin’s collagen is intact. As we grow older, it loosens up.
By the age of twenty years, it is advisable to start using collagen boosters. This is because by age of twenty years, the skin can no longer manage to create enough collagen for itself. Nevertheless, there is joy in knowing that we can get more collagen from the things we eat and the things we use in our facial care products like vitamin C, Alpha Hydroxyl Acid, Glycolic acid and Retinols.
3. Aromatherapy facial: Aromatherapy or essential oil therapy is a facial that includes essential oils made from aromatic plants for relaxation and healing. The kind of essential oil used will depend entirely on how you need to feel or how you want to feel or heal. For example; Tea Tree oil is used by acne prone skin because of its antibacterial properties, lavender oil which is not only an anti-inflammatory is also a good moisturizer with a pleasant scent and then, Thyme essential oil for those who would need to reduce stress.
And as an important byline parting shot, whichever type of facial you’ll choose for your facial type. You will have a radiant, youthful appearance.