Your body needs a variety of nutrients to look and function its best, of course, but vitamin C is a particularly important player. It offers much more than the immune-boosting properties you probably already know it for; because a lot of C is stored in your skin, it helps rejuvenate and protect your complexion whether you get it from food or apply it topically. Vitamin C in your skincare regimen is just as import as washing your face and applying sunscreen. Here’s what happens when you feed your body vitamin C: It helps keep the skin strong and firm. Along with minimizing the appearance of fine lines, vitamin C also helps the surface of your skin appear smoother and firmer. It helps heal skin. Injuries that lead to scar tissue need the help of vitamin C to repair damaged skin. Here’s what happens when you apply vitamin C topically: It provides antioxidant protection. This feeds your skin protective antioxidants that fight free radical damage and inflammation caused by the sun, pollution and other factors. It helps improve signs of aging. Topical vitamin C triggers collagen production by turning on fibroblasts, which helps improve the appearance of fine lines. Vitamin C also helps slow the breakdown of collagen, preserving skin’s structure. It can even out skin tone. The L-ascorbic acid form of vitamin C interrupts the overproduction of pigment. Using vitamin C over a period can lighten brown spots.
The purpose of any facial is to create healthier, better looking skin. To achieve these goals of healthier, better looking skin a facial must contain certain basic steps in order to produce real results. The essential steps of a facial are cleansing the skin, the application of an exfoliant through a chemical (peel) or mechanical process such as microdermabrasion or dermaplane, and then extractions. The more thorough these steps are completed the better the results and the better your skin will look; hence, the popularity of the HydraFacial. The HydraFacial uses advanced patented technologies to maximize the basic steps of a facial by using the soothing nature and cleansing action of swirling, fortified water. The resulting effect is an astonishingly deeper yet gentler cleansing step followed by an exfoliation step that is significantly better than microdermabrasion and termed Hydra-dermabrasion. Hydra-dermabrasion has the additional benefit of setting the stage for a more thorough yet less traumatic extraction process. The HydraFacial treatment doesn’t stop at the basic three steps; it includes the additional step and benefit of infusing antioxidants into the skin, which not only hydrates the skin but decreases inflammation, reverses sun damage, and protects the skin’s collagen fibers and enzyme systems. The treatment has been shown through clinical studies to replace damaged tissue and produce new collagen fibers. If you have problematic skin or chronic facial redness the system contains LED red and blue light attachments that can be applied with the HydraFacial to further reduce acne break-outs and substantially reduce redness, even after only one treatment. See the immediate benefits from this one of a kind facial. We are proud to offer the HydraFacial treatment to our clients!