Summer is our favorite season. Sun, sea and cocktails. Long walks outdoors and chilling in the park. A beautiful tan once we get back to the office and a gorgeous glow.
However, as amazing as summer may be, it can have a big impact on your skin. Indeed, hot weather increases water loss and lead to skin dehydration. Sun damage can also cause early signs of aging. Thus, it is important that you give your skin the right protection.
Always apply sunscreen. Some facial treatments can also help boost your skin and keep it healthy. At Infinity Laser Spa, we offer a wide range of facials with different skin benefits. However, the five summer facials below are the one that will fill all your skin needs this summer!
A nourishing facial
Hot weather is a characteristic of summer. As pleasant as hot weather is, it also increases water loss. This can lead do dehydration. Thus, your skin may become irritated, red and dry.
This is why it is so important to drink a lot of water in summer.
However, replenishing your fluids might not always be enough. Sometimes, the damage is done. In that case, it is important to do what is necessary to nourish your facial skin and improve its condition.
This is where a nourishing facial at Infinity Laser Spa can come in handy. It is perfect for tired and dull skin that needs an extra boost. This facial treatment will boost your skin with energy and make sure it stays healthy.
A nourishing facial is a straightforward summer skincare treatment yet all inclusive. It has many benefits and will do a great job at protecting your skin during the summer months. This type of facial usually require an hour appointment.
The steps of this summer facial are:
- Gentle cleansing,
- Exfoliating based on your skin needs,
- Pore steaming,
- Applying a nourishing face mask,
- Massaging the head and neck to improve blood circulation,
- Applying a vitamin infused serum,
- Applying a face cream, eye and lip treatment.
This spa facial is suitable for all skin types and works great in combination with other treatments. It does not have downtime. However, we recommend that you apply sunscreen to avoid sun damage.
A moisturizing facial
Summer and hot weather can lead to skin dehydration. When that happens, you need to bring water content back into your skin. Even more so if you live in a big city with high pollution levels.
Lack of skin hydration and sun damage can lead to more pronounced fine lines, wrinkles and early signs of aging. Keeping your skin hydrated and moisturized has anti-aging properties as it helps slow signs of aging.
Moisturizing can also reduce the appearance of blemishes and will boost your skin. A moisturizing facial at Infinity Laser Spa is suitable for all skin types. It will be most beneficial for those who experience dehydration, dryness and irritation.
Do you have flaky, dull and feels rough to the touch skin? Is it oilier than usual? You will need a moisturizing facial. This summer skin care treatment is divided into seven steps:
- Gentle cleansing,
- Exfoliating of the skin,
- Applying a face serum,
- Massaging the head and neck,
- Applying a nourishing face mask,
- Applying protective face creams.
An acne deep cleansing facial
Hot weather in summer leads to excess sweat and oil production. Pores open up, allowing debris and dust to get in. Oil is also likely to get in. Unfortunately, excess build-up of oil very often lead to acne and pimples.
Fluctuating hormones, harsh environments and everyday stressors may also cause acne outbreaks. Blocked pores can also lead to blemishes, pimples and black heads. That is where an acne deep cleansing facial can help.
This facial focuses on releasing any excess build-up of oil. It will also clean out dirt that may be trapped in the pores. Fighting skin inflammation, deep cleaning pores and restoring your skin are the main goals of this facial.
Suitable for all skin types, this acne deep cleansing facial is recommended for people suffering from mild acne. This facial takes approximately sixty minutes and follows the below steps:
- Face cleaning to remove dirt and makeup,
- Applying an anti bacteria exfoliant to shed dead cells from your skin,
- Applying a pore opening mask,
- Steaming to prepare the skin before deep extraction of blemishes,
- Applying a D'Arsonval, a high-frequency treatment with anti bacteria and calming properties,
- Applying a skin balance restoration mask,
- Moisturizing the face, eyes, neck and lips.
An acne deep cleansing facial at Infinity Laser Spa is minimum side effects. It also has no downtime. However, people with sensitive skin may experience inflamed skin for a few hours after their treatment.
Make sure you apply a sun protective cream over your face after your treatment. This will help avoid sun damage and give and extra layer of protection to your skin.
A dermaplaning facial
During summer, the skin produces more sweat and oil. It also replaces skin cells faster. As pores open up, dead skin cell may get in and develop into acne or pimples. One way to avoid a build up of dead skin cells is to remove them altogether.
A dermaplaning facial can do just that. It is a cosmetic procedure integral to any skin care routine that removes the top layer of the skin.
Removing dead skin and peach fuzz, it makes the skin look smoother. Also called microblading, the treatment uses a blade to skim debris off the surface of the skin. It can also help remove fine wrinkles and deep acne scarring.
People with sensitive skin may not be able to do deep cleansing facials. A dermaplaning facial is less irritating while still being as effective. By removing the layer of dead skin cells, this facial helps prevent build up and pimple breakouts.
A dermaplaning facial should not be painful. You may feel some tingling during the treatment but that should be it. The blade will scrap over the skin at a 45-degree angle. The facial will not last longer than 30 minutes.
A glycolic acid peel
Hot weather in summer can lead to sun damage. This can in turn lead to early signs of aging and dark spots. Furthermore, the skin replaces dead cells faster in summer and pores open up. Thus, pore clogging is much more likely that in winter.
A glycolic acid peel is ideal to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and lessen dark spots. It will also boost collagen in the skin, making it look youthful. As this facial treatment keeps the pores clear, it also helps prevent acne breakouts.
A glycolic acid peel is more gentle than other chemical peels. Thus it is more suitable for sensitive skin. It will also penetrates the skin more deeply.
Side effects are really rare, yet they do exist. They include:
- Temporary skin discoloration,
- Mild skin irritation,
- Skin rash,
The glycolic acid used in the facial is mild. Thus, there is not specific aftercare. You may experience redness an hour or two after the treatment. However, it will go away fast.
You should apply a physical sunblock with a strong SPF for at least five to seven days after the procedure.