Considering a Facial Treatment? 7 Reasons Why You Should Indulge

 In Aesthetics, Skin Care

Never had a facial treatment but you’ve been thinking maybe you’d like to give it a try? Many people consider professional facials a luxury, something you get while on vacation or before a major life event such as a wedding. However, getting regular facials can provide numerous benefits. You’re probably thinking you can give yourself facials at home. This is true but DIY facials don’t provide the same results as a spa-grade facial treatment. A professional facial is a much more extensive process that provides deeper cleansing and longer-lasting results than you can get from a DIY facial. Still think getting a spa facial is a luxury? Here are some reasons that just might make you change your mind.

Thorough Exfoliation

Exfoliation is one of the key benefits of a facial treatment. It is the process of removing dead cells from the surface of your skin. Although this does happen naturally, a facial can help speed up the process, revealing the fresh new skin hidden beneath those dead cells that much sooner. Sloughing off that layer of dead skin has a domino effect, providing a variety of other skin care benefits.

Unclogs Pores

The exfoliation that occurs during a facial treatment helps to unclog and clear the skin’s pores. Dead skin cells block the pores, allowing oils produced by the sebaceous glands to become trapped and build up. This build-up can result in blackheads and acne breakouts. A facial removes any dirt or oils that build up. This not only prevents breakouts but also allows your skincare products to penetrate your skin more deeply and maximize their benefits.  


During the course of our everyday activities, our skin is subjected to environmental pollutants, toxins, and free radicals trapped by dead skin cells. A facial treatment can help detoxify your skin. This can help prevent breakouts and revitalize your skin, making it appear fresh and radiant. 

Age More Gracefully

While it can’t turn back the clock, getting regular facials can help slow down the effects aging has on the skin. They can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, making your skin smoother. By speeding up the natural exfoliation process, cell turnover and collagen production are increased. The new cell growth combined with the increased collagen production results in firmer skin and gives you a more youthful appearance.

Increases Circulation

As a result of exfoliation, a facial treatment can also help increase blood circulation. The stimulation of oxygen-rich blood nourishes the skin’s surface and boosts cellular health. While the natural sloughing of dead skin cells will also increase circulation, a facial will speed up the process.

Evens Skin Tone

Getting rid of those dead skin cells can also help even your skin tone. Because your skin is smoother after a facial, it reflects light in a way that makes the skin look brighter. This helps minimize the darkness of sun or age spots and makes your skin tone appear more even. Facial treatments such as microdermabrasion can be very effective at reducing dark spots and evening out skin tones.


Yes! There is a bit of pampering involved with getting a facial. Like many other spa treatments, they can be relaxing. Laying back, closing your eyes, and letting the magic of a facial happen can help you destress. Taking time out of your busy lifestyle to care for your skin and improve your appearance can make you feel better about your appearance and leave you feeling more confident.

Which Facial Treatment is Right for You?

At Vive Aesthetics and Wellness, we offer a variety of professional treatments including Hydrafacial, microdermabrasion, and chemical peels. The best to determine which facial treatment is right for you is to schedule a consultation. Our medical estheticians will assess your skin type and any issues you may have and provide you with the most effective solution.

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