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HydraFacial MD® in Houston, TX
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Why Should I Consider a HydraFacial?
Proper hydration is the most essential attribute of healthy, vibrant skin. The HydraFacial is a specialized skin care treatment designed to deliver optimal hydration to thirsty skin cells, dramatically improving the health and beauty of the skin. The HydraFacial uses specialized patented technology to cleanse, extract, and hydrate the skin, producing a fully revitalized and radiant appearance.
The HydraFacial procedure takes as little as 30 minutes to complete, and produces amazing results. This gentle, non-irritating treatment provides long-term improvements to skin health, and may be customized to address individual concerns on patients of all skin types. The HydraFacial delivers immediate, noticeable results with no downtime, discomfort, or scarring.
How Does the HydraFacial Work?
The HydraFacial treatment is a 3-step process that removes dead skin cells and extracts surface impurities from the skin, revealing a fresh new layer of skin beneath the skin’s dull surface. Simultaneously, the HydraFacial delivers specialized serums to the skin, drenching the fresh new skin cells with cleansing, hydrating and moisturizing formulas. These super serums are what make the HydraFacial so popular and so effective, as they are produced using top-quality ingredients that nourish the skin, instantly producing a radiant glow.
The HydraFacial treatment is soothing, refreshing, non-irritating and provides immediately visible improvements to the skin’s overall tone and texture.
What Can I Expect From Hydrafacial?
- The first step in the HydraFacial is Cleansing and Peeling. This step reveals a new fresh layer of skin by means of gentle exfoliation and resurfacing.
- The second step in the process is Extraction and Hydration. This step uses gentle, painless suction to extract debris and impurities from the pores, lifting away the dulling layer of dead skin cells that detracts rom the skin’s natural radiance. During this step, intense moisturizers are delivered that nourish and quench thirsty skin.
- The final step in the HydraFacial procedure is Fuse and Protect. During this step, the skin’s surface is saturated with healing antioxidants and peptides to nourish skin cells and maximize the skin’s radiance.
How Many Treatments Are Required?
While many patients enjoy visible improvement in tone and texture after only one treatment, these results may last about one to two weeks. To maintain optimal skin tone regularly, one treatment per month is recommended in order to maintain continued improvement such as the reduction of fine lines, wrinkles, and brown spots, as well as improvements in oily and congested skin.
HydraFacial MD® Service Menu
This multi-step facial is perfect for on-the-go individuals who want the perfect and quick deep cleanse. Along with the deep cleansing, exfoliation, and comfortable extractions, the Signature package also includes blue and red LED light therapy to further reduce signs of aging.
This treatment is ideal for those with oily and congested skin. It works to deep cleanse beyond the skin’s surface to dissolve buildup deep in the pores. Blue LED light therapy is added to prevent bacteria and soothe the skin.
This invigorating treatment includes all the benefits of the Signature package, including a ZO Skin Health masque packed with brightening effects to ensure a radiant and more even skin tone, as well as red LED light therapy to soothe the skin and aid in collagen production.
Achieve maximum results with the Platinum package. This includes all of the benefits and elements of the Deluxe Package including an added anti-aging and rejuvenating Venus Legacy skin tightening treatment to tighten the neck and decollete area. Great for before an event or a night out!
HydraFacial MD® Enhancements
Brighten and balance skin tone while minimizing the appearance of dark spots and sunspots. Recommended for specific spot treatment
Helps to smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and enhances skin elasticity.
Restores hydration to replenish the skin’s vital hydration balance as well as brighten and balance skin tone while minimizing the appearance of dark spots, sunspots and prevent any new pigmentation.
Helps relieve the visible signs of red, sensitized skin and replenish hydration to support a healthy skin barrier function as well as detoxify the skin.
CTGF (Connective Tissue Growth Factors)
Diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and restores youthful and firm skin.
This gentle facial massage naturally detoxifies the lymphatic system, an essential part of immunity to give you clear, healthy-looking skin.
Removes “peach fuzz” (vellus hair) while exfoliating to allow deeper product penetration
Combines the benefits of exfoliation and chemical peels into a one-step resurfacing procedure to improve overall skin tone and texture with no irritation.
Before and After Hydrafacial MD Treatment
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Hydrafacial is a medical-grade hydradermabrasion treatment that cleanses, exfoliates, extracts and infuses the skin with intensive custom serums, giving an instant glow.
Hydrafacials are uniquely tailored to each patient, and can address issues such as aging, acne, and hyperpigmentation. Hydrafacial MD has also paired with medical grade skincare lines such as Zein Obagi, which allows more customization.
A hydrafacial helps to exfoliate dead skin cells while simultaneously extracting impurities from the pores and replacing them with antioxidants and hydration. Hydrafacial is a great treatment for special events and those who are on a time crunch, but everyone can benefit from the treatment.
Hydrafacials help with acne by killing the bacteria that lies on the surface and below the skin using an alpha and beta hydroxy acid blend that promotes oil control and cell turnover
Hydrafacial helps with acne scars by delivering potent antioxidants into the skin in combination with the alpha and beta hydroxy acids to lift pigment and even skin’s tone.
Hydrafacial MD works to eliminate blackheads by using salicylic acid to loosen dirt and debris from the pores while simultaneously using vacuum suction to life the impurities and eliminate blackheads.
Hydrafacial helps to exfoliate and soften the skin which assists in effective and comfortable manual milia removal.
Hydrafacials unique blend of beta and hydroxy acids help to eliminate oil and allow the skin to better absorb hydration, calming oil production altogether.
Hydrafacial is good for rosacea because even the most sensitized skin needs to be exfoliated. This can be done gently by making adjustments to the vacuum pressure, allowing custom calming serums to penetrate deeper and calm the inflammation.
Hydrafacials help with wrinkles by infusing hydration into the skin and plumping from the inside out.
The Hydrafacial treatment sloughs away dry and dead skin to introduce hydration below the skin and improve moisture absorption.
Hydrafacial does not cause the skin to break out, but the exfoliation process can be known to stimulate impurities coming to the surface, if there is existing congestion below the skin.
Capillary damage can occur if the vacuum suction is improperly adjusted, however, a certified Hydrafacial MD technician has extensive training on how gently or aggressively to treat the skin and can determine the proper levels of vacuum suction with each patient.
Hydrafacial does not remove facial hair, but dermaplaning is a great preparation treatment for Hydrafacial.
An Esthetician or a trained staff member can do the hydrafacial treatment.
Typically Hydrafacials are about 45-60 minutes.
Many patients see visible skin refinement and an even, more radiant skin tone after just one treatment. The smooth results and hydration may last 5 to 7 days or longer.
Hydrafacial is safe enough to have done weekly and best results are achieved with treatments between 1-4 weeks apart in a series of up to 6.
The price will vary from practice to practice, but Glamour Plastic Surgery and Med Spa ranges from $165 to $350, with treatments based on the patients needs and goals.
Although hydrafacials are more expensive than a regular facial, they are definitely worth the money.
The treatment is not painful at all, and can be adjusted to comfort.
The Hydrafacial is a safe treatment and is ideal for most skin types.
Hydrafacial is complementary to botox and fillers, but should be performed no sooner than 2 weeks after injections.
Having a hydrafacials is safe during pregnancy. You can do a hydrafacial while breastfeeding without any issues.
You should try to get your hydrafacial at least 2 days before an event or wedding.
Hydrafacial is better than a microdermabrasion because it is a less aggressive way to exfoliate the skin while also infusing the skin with hydration and antioxidants.
Founded in 1997, Edge Systems is a U.S. based company with an FDA-listed manufacturing facility headquartered in Long Beach, California. The company currently holds 17 U.S. and worldwide patents, with 14 pending, and the HydraFacial device is made in the U.S.
Hydrafacial is considered a cosmetic treatment and would not be covered by insurance.
There are no animal products used in hydrafacial serums. All products are plant derived and are not tested on animals.
Yes, it is customary to tip after a Hydrafacial service as with any spa service.
The inventor of the Hydrafacial System, Bill Cohen, has twenty five plus years of experience in the aesthetics industry.