Facials & Peels

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What’s the best way to improve the appearance of your skin? Whether you are interested in maintaining your aesthetic goals or you want to pamper your skin, aesthetic facial treatments at River Med Spa in Cocoa Villiage, FL are ideal. Treatments such as chemical peels and luxurious facials can promote better skin health, refine the appearance of superficial skin concerns, and also address issues such as aging, acne, and uneven skin tone.

Facials & Peels

If you ever think about classic aesthetic treatments, then facials and peels are probably for the first treatments to come to mind. These are non-invasive treatments that work to address concerns on the superficial layer of the skin.

Although these treatments do not penetrate the subdermal layers of skin, they can be hugely effective for reducing the appearance of concerns such as fine lines, redness, dry skin, dull skin tone, blemishes, acne, oily skin, enlarged pores, rosacea, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, shallow scarring, and much more. The best thing about these aesthetic treatments is that they can be fully customized to your skin needs and goals.

Chemical Peels

 A chemical peel is one of the oldest athletic treatments in the world – in fact, the first chemical treatment has been traced back to ancient Egypt and Queen Cleopatra. This treatment works by applying a strong chemical exfoliant to the surface of the skin, which then sloughs away dead skin cells and surface impurities that contribute to acne, dry skin, and other skin concerns.

Luxurious Facials

Luxury facials are an advanced facial treatment that deeply cleanses, exfoliates, and hydrates the skin. This facial treatment involves techniques such as touch therapy and relaxation massage. The goal of this facial is to address all of your skin concerns at once, while also encouraging more blood flow and draining toxins from your skin by activating your limbic system.

The steps of this treatment can be customized to your needs, but the most common elements include double cleansing, steaming, exfoliation, extraction, tailored serums, masks, and hydrating moisturizers  We will personalize your facial based on your specific skin concerns.

Which Treatment Should You Use?

For many patients, the choice between a facial or peel is a question of their specific skin concerns. A chemical peel may be appropriate for those who have visible skin damage or superficial skin concerns that will respond best to exfoliation techniques, while a luxurious facial may be most appropriate for those who have general skin concerns and want to promote better skin appearance.

Why You May Want Multiple Treatments in Your Treatment Plan

That said, it may be ideal for your skin concerns to use both treatments. Many patients alternate between these two treatments to address skin health goals and superficial skin concerns. Additionally, you can also combine these aesthetic treatments with other cosmetic treatments, including microneedling and injectable treatments like dermal fillers and neurotoxins.

Having multiple aesthetic treatments as part of your treatment plan can ensure that all of your skin concerns are being met. While aesthetic facial treatments such as these can correct the appearance of visible skin concerns, they are not able to increase skin volume or reduce the appearance of deep facial wrinkles, so different treatments may need to be part of your plan to address these concerns.

How Frequently Should You Have Treatments?

Because these treatments only exfoliate the upper layers of the skin, it’s usually ideal to have these treatments every four to six weeks. The natural rate of your cellular turnover takes about 28 days to complete, which means that you will have dead skin cells that need to be exfoliated every week. Using these treatments once a month can revitalize and rejuvenate your skin, while also regulating oil production and preventing concerns such as acne.

How Soon Will You See Results?

Usually, you will be able to see the results of this treatment really quickly. The exfoliation elements of these treatments will usually be visible less than one week after your appointment. If your treatment used any customized serums, prescription masks, or active ingredients for skin concerns, your results may be visible about five to seven days after your appointment.

How Long Will Results Last?

The results of an aesthetic facial treatment will usually last for a few weeks. The biggest advantage of these treatments is the fact that they can produce long-lasting results when you use these treatments regularly. Your skin health and periods will gradually improve if you use these treatments as part of the regular skincare maintenance routine.

Are You a Good Candidate?

Good candidates for these treatments are people who want to improve the appearance of their skin. This is because each of these treatments can be fully customized to your skin type, skin tone, and skincare goals. You can have these treatments at any age and at any time of the year.

Usually, you can also use these treatments even if you have sensitive skin or you have medical restrictions, such as pregnancy. A skin analysis during your consultation will determine whether or not these treatments are ideal matches for your needs.

Get Beautiful Skin With Aesthetic Facial Treatments

The key to beautiful skin is having healthy skin, and you can achieve your healthy skin goals when you use the right aesthetic facial treatments. Both chemical peels and luxurious facial treatments can address superficial skin concerns and can promote healthier, better-looking, and more youthful skin. These treatments can be used as frequently as once a month and can produce long-lasting results.

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