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Skip the Sun and Get Your Glow On: The Benefits of Facials for South Florida Summer

What is the best way to get your glow in South Florida this summer? It’s not what you might think at first. Sure, the sun can give you a nice tan and a bit of a glow…but it can also be super damaging to your skin if you’re not careful. That’s why so many people turn to facials to get the glow they’ve been dreaming of.

Facials offer tons of benefits, and they are also super relaxing. So, if you’re looking to get your glow on and want to improve the look and feel of your skin, getting a facial is the way to go.

Why Skip the Hot South Florida Sun?

There’s no denying the sun can make you feel great. It can also provide you with a nice tan which may seem tempting. The truth is, however, the sun can be incredibly damaging to your skin if you expose yourself to it without the proper protection. Especially in places like South Florida, where the temperatures reach extreme levels

Exposure to the sun’s UV rays can cause sagging skin, early wrinkling, and age spots. So, while you might temporarily get a tan that makes you feel good, the long-term consequences can be detrimental.

Instead, you should take the necessary precautions when protecting your skin. That means always wearing sunscreen (even when it’s cloudy), wearing a hat to help protect your skin, and reapplying sunscreen as needed throughout the day.

The Benefits of Facials

Another thing you can do to help protect and improve your skin is get a facial, of course! Facials provide many incredible benefits; getting one might be just what you need this summer. Let’s run through some of them now.

  1. Reduce stress

One of the major perks of getting a facial is it can help reduce stress and uplift your mood. This is because the pressure points on your face are connected to various systems in the body, which your body is likely to respond positively to. Think of it like exercise for your face. 

The relaxing atmosphere you’ll receive during your facial can also help reduce stress. So if you’ve been feeling stressed or anxious, a facial may be just what you need.

  1. Cleans your skin

Our skin is exposed to tons of pollution, debris, and other things that cause clog up the pores. A good facial will thoroughly cleanse your face and help eliminate all the build-up that could be causing congestion.

You’ll be able to get the pores opened up so anything unwanted can be removed. As a result, your skin will never feel cleaner than after a facial.

  1. Helps prevent aging

As we mentioned earlier, the sun can cause aging. But, contrary to this, facials can actually help prevent aging. 

Depending on the type of facial you choose, it’s possible to get help regarding reducing wrinkles, promoting collagen development, and boosting cell generation. All of these things will help prevent aging and give you more youthful-looking skin.

It’s best to get your facials regularly to get the best results.

  1. Helps with the promotion of blood circulation

Your blood circulation is an integral part of your overall health. It allows your cells to get the oxygen they need and your blood to get the nutrients they need.

Just like how getting a regular massage can help with blood circulation in the body, getting a facial can help with blood circulation in the face. As blood is circulated, your cells become healthier and your skin more glowy.

  1. Rejuvenates the skin

If you’ve been searching for a glowy boost of rejuvenation with your skin, then facials are the way to go! It’s normal and natural for your skin to lose its luster as you age. Things like pollution and lifestyle choices can all contribute to dulling. Not to mention, after spending time in the sun during the summer in South Florida, everyone is in need of some hydration and soothing. 

Getting a facial can help counterbalance that, as the various methods and technology available can help cleanse, reduce fine lines, and minimize blemishes. You’reAs a result, you’re sure to walk out of your next facial feeling fresh and rejuvenated.

  1. Reduce acne and acne scarring

If you deal with acne, you’ll want to consider getting a facial every once in a while. It might seem easy to squeeze your pimples yourself, but it can be incredibly harmful to the skin. Often, it will result in scarring.

Instead, getting a professional facial will reduce your acne and any acne scarring that may appear on the face. Plenty of different types of facials can be customized to you and your unique skin needs.

  1. Say goodbye to blackheads and whiteheads

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as the extraction part of a facial. However, as we just discussed, this process must be done correctly to avoid causing any further damage.

Facials allow you to clear out all of those pesky black and whiteheads without worrying about harming the skin. You’re sure to leave your appointment feeling cleaner than ever!

  1. Exfoliates the skin

Exfoliation is another impressive perk of getting a facial. It involves the gentle removal of the dead skin cells that exist on the surface of your skin. This reveals the healthy layer of skin underneath the dead cells, giving you a youthful and glowy appearance.

You can, of course, use exfoliation as a part of your skincare routine. However, going for a facial is the best way to ensure those dead skin cells are adequately removed.

  1. Tightens the skin

Of course, you want your skin to feel smooth and tight. The problem is the skin loses its tightness and elasticity as you age, especially with excessive sun exposure.  

Facials can help with this, as specific techniques and products can be used to help stimulate the tightening of the skin. In addition, specific treatments can also help to reduce the signs of aging that we all face as we get older.

  1. Boosts absorption

It’s a common problem for products to not be properly absorbed into the skin. Facials help with this as products can be absorbed more efficiently during your appointment and after.

That means your skincare will be better absorbed after you leave your facial. How does it work? As you smooth out the skin and remove dead skin cells, your skin becomes more ready to absorb the products you’re putting onto it.

  1. Creates a more even skin tone

It’s common to experience things like dark patches on the skin or redness and aging spots. These things happen because melanin gives your hair and skin its color.

As we age, get exposure to the sun, or go through hormonal changes, we can begin to experience an over-production of melanin, which results in dark spots. Facials work to give you a much brighter skin tone and even out those pesky dark spots.

Types of Facials

Now that you know more about some of the fantastic benefits of facials, you’re likely curious about what types of facials are out there. The good news is there are tons of different options that provide a variety of incredible results. 

Here are some of the best facials, including hydrating, deep-cleansing, and anti-aging facials.

Classic facial

If you’re not quite sure where to start when it comes to facials, a classic facial can be a great choice! It involves simple steps that can be customized to your unique skin type and goals, including if you’re looking for deep cleansing, a hydration boost, or have other goals.

Laser resurfacing

Laser resurfacing is another type of popular facial that uses lasers to make microscopic wounds on the skin. This helps activate the healthy cells underneath the top layer of skin and bring that fresh baby skin forward. This is a particularly beneficial facial for those who want an anti-aging effect!

Lymphatic massage facial

Lymphatic massage facials are super relaxing and help stimulate the lymph nodes. This helps remove puffiness from the skin along with tension. It can also help increase blood circulation, leaving you relaxed and feeling good overall.

Hydrafacial

The Hydrafacial is one of our favorite types of facials. It uses a vortex infusion technology to gently dissolve excess oil, debris, and build-up as it works to remove dead skin cells. This allows for the highest level of exfoliation and deep cleaning and will deliver hydration right to the skin’s surface.

DiamondGlow facial

Diamond Glow Facials are gaining popularity and are certainly worth the hype! They’re ideal for those who want to reduce fine lines and hydrate the skin. Using a diamond tip tool to gently exfoliate the skin provides that “glowing from within” look many people are after and promotes cell regeneration. During your DiamondGlow facial, the tool is passed over your face and neck to exfoliate, remove dirt, and deliver an infusion serum.

Did we mention there is no downtime after this treatment, either? However, before the treatment, drinking plenty of water and limiting sun exposure for about a week is essential. After your facial, avoid potent retinol or acid-based skincare products for about a week before transitioning back to the usual routine.

MesoJet

When it comes to anti-aging facials, it’s hard to beat MesoJet! It works on a cellular level to thoroughly cleanse your skin and deeply infuse a custom serum. 

This is another option with no downtime, and you’ll come away with healthier-looking skin with better texture and tone. It’s also well-suited for those dealing with acne, scarring, age spots, hyperpigmentation, or overall skin dullness. 

MesoJet facials promote collagen and elastin production, resulting in plumper, more youthful-looking skin you’ll want to show off all summer.

iS clinical fire & ice facial

This treatment is ideal for resurfacing the skin and reducing fine lines on your face. You’ll get both “fire and ice” during this type of facial, along with deeply cleansed pores. Think of this type of facial as somewhere between a mild facial and an invasive peel, except without downtime.

Expert Advice Whatever type of facial you choose, choosing a qualified and experienced aesthetician is vital. Facials can be powerful treatments that can transform your skin, so doing your research is critical—and by reading this article, that’s precisely what you’re doing.

When it comes to how often you should get a facial, the answer depends on individual needs.

For those with oily or acne-prone skin, a monthly facial is usually best to keep your complexion balanced. Those with dry or sensitive skin should aim for every two months as an overly exfoliating face can do more harm than good in this case. These are just guidelines, however, and your facialist can offer a more specific recommendation.

At-Home Skin Care Tips

Between facials, there are several steps you can take to keep your skin looking its best. First and foremost is wearing sunscreen daily because, as we’ve covered, the Florida sun’s UV rays can cause severe damage. Choose an SPF of at least 30 that offers UVA and UVB ray protection.

A good facial cleanser is also essential for the health of your complexion. Look for one that’s gentle, non-drying, and hydrating. A clay mask can also help remove impurities from your skin while providing a deep cleanse.

Finally, always apply a moisturizer after cleansing and exfoliating to keep your skin hydrated and protect it from the elements. A serum or oil can also help target specific skin concerns, such as dark spots, wrinkles, and a dull complexion.

The experts at Anushka would love to discuss the best skincare options for your particular needs!

Book a Facial at Anushka

Ready to experience the incredible benefits of getting a facial for yourself during this hot South Florida summer? Ensure you get help from experts who know what they’re doing and can make valid recommendations.

At Anushka, our experts are ready and waiting to help you get the best facial experience possible. We offer many different facials and can even design them for your unique needs. You’llSo you’ll get the pampering and skin rejuvenation you’ve been looking for with all the best ingredients.

Along with facials, you can also choose from services like microdermabrasion and chemical peels to help you glow all year!

Click here to learn more about our offerings and services. We also have all kinds of exciting summer specials right now, including impressive deals on Botox, filler, and Sculptra.

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