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Tel: 01202 309690
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There's nothing quite like a luxurious, pampering facial for putting the glow back
into skin that's become tired and dull through the effects of modern-
The skin's cells regenerate every 21 days so it makes sense to go for a facial every
three or four weeks to remove any build-
Facials can rejuvenate skin, wake up sluggish circulation, reduce puffiness around
the eyes and enrich your complexion with radiant good health. They are also deeply
relaxing and anything that allows you time to yourself away from the daily stresses
and strains must be good -
What to expect:
There are six steps to most facials: cleansing, exfoliating, toning, moisturizing massage and mask,. Facials normally last between an hour and 90 minutes, including 10 to 15 minutes during which time you can relax while the mask takes effect. It is a good idea to tell your therapist beforehand about any past troubles you may have had with your skin and also any medication you may be on, so the therapist can take this into account when deciding which products are best for you.
Most facials start with the removal of make-
Next comes a gentle, soothing massage with a cream or oil to warm up the skin, making it more receptive to the mask, which comes next. Masks can be deep cleansing or moisturizing depending on your skin type and work by gently activating
the skin, loosening dead surface cells and most importantly boosting circulation.
After the mask comes some toner to refresh your skin and remove any remnants of the cleansing solutions. The final step is a generous application of moisturizer or protective cream to rehydrate the skin.
Getting the best from your facial:
Avoid booking a facial around the time of your period, as your skin can be especially sensitive at this time.
Ask what creams and lotions are going to be used. Also inquire if any machinery or instruments are included in the treatment
Find out how much the facial is going to cost, and how long it will take
Ask if you have to leave the skin alone for a certain amount of time afterwards,
or if make-
Ask the therapist to talk you through the facial step-