There are very few things that are as enjoyable as running your fingers over your skin and feeling that your face is soft and smooth. In order to get that feeling, most of us have some sort of daily skin care routine. However, once in a while you need facial treatment performed by a professional to really help you take care of your skin.
But Do I Really Need a Facial?
There has been a long-standing misconception when it comes to facial treatment. Many connect the idea of getting a facial to something that is extravagant, luxurious, and only to be scheduled once or twice in a lifetime. The truth is that facials are an important tool when it comes to keeping your skin looking and feeling its best.
One of the misconceptions about the need for getting regular facials may have to do with the environment that many facials are performed in. Facials are usually given in a relaxing environment surrounded by luxurious things. However, if you look at facials in the same way that you look at getting your teeth cleaned, you would understand their importance.
For example, you probably brush your teeth once or twice a day. You floss regularly. You may even use a specialized mouthwash. However, you still need to visit the dentist and get your teeth professionally cleaned a couple of times a year. This is because your dentist has access to tools and techniques that you cannot use at home.
The same is true about a facial. This is a unique way to have your skin cared for by a professional.
The Psychological Benefits of Facial Treatment
In addition to the physical benefits that having a facial done has on your skin, there are also psychological benefits. The Journal of Biomedical Research shows a link between facial massage and your sympathetic nervous system. During a facial, your nervous system is stimulated in a positive way that not only minimizes your anxiety, but it also improves your mood.
Slow Down the Aging Process
There is no denying the fact that we are getting older each and every day. You only have one face; you need to take care of it. A facial is key in keeping your facial skin healthy. The massages you receive during this relaxing treatment will encourage cell regeneration. The facial encourages collagen growth and development. This makes your skin look and feel younger.
After reading this, do you think that facial treatment are long overdue? If so, the professionals at Hubbell Dermatology and Aesthetics in Lafayette can help you determine which facial we offer would work best for you. We look forward to helping you make your facial skin look and feel amazing. Contact us today to schedule your consultation!