Published on May 13th, 2013 | by Tom0
What Is A Facial and How To Do A Facial ?
When you come to spas and ask for facial service, the first thing you should do is to fill out a form about your health situation, like your skin type, eating habits, drugs you take recently and so on.
Then the staffs will clean your face thoroughly by using cotton pads, esthetician wipes or sponges. The next step is to analyze your skin which is very important. The type of your skin directly affects the following treatments as different kinds of skin need to use different products. The skin conditions are also cannot be ignored. Steam is followed. If your skin is very sensitive, the step may be omitted. It softens your blackheads and whiteheads and helps you to relax.
Exfoliation is one of the most significant parts of the facial. By using a mechanical or chemical exfoliant, the surface dead skin cells are rubbed away. Some high level chemical peels may be an independent spa treatment. It cannot be finished in steam part.
If you have some blackheads or whiteheads want to remove, the next step is useful. However, it is not as comfortable as the former part and some side effects may occur, such as broken capillaries and discoloration. After that, a facial massage is waiting for you. It helps you to relax and also stimulate your skin and facial muscles.
The final step may be a facial mask. According to your preferences, you can enjoy your mask alone or let the esthetician give you a scalp massage.