What is a facial?
In general, a facial is a skin treatment to clean pores, exfoliate dead skin cells, and treat most common skin concerns with facial products and masks. The main goal of the majority of facial treatments is to rejuvenate and nourish the face, making skin appear healthier and younger.
Besides relaxing and refreshing masks and facial treatments, in Golden Pulse Clinic we offer deeper and stronger procedures such as Microneedling, Lightning, and Chemical peel to address more serious skin imperfections and concerns.
We only use Canadian and FDA-approved products in our procedures and our certified aestheticians provide you with all information needed in a free consultation session.
What happens during a facial?
Most facial procedures need one or two sessions, however, for some of the stronger treatments such as Microneedling and PRP, it could be advised to arrange more sessions to see the desired result. We never rush and risk your beauty and skin. Harsh procedures have high risks and unpleasant side effects!
Is there a facial for men?
Yes, in fact, we offer several treatments and facial procedures for men specially designed and formulated for men and for their unique needs.
The facial for men consists of similar steps that are applied to the women’s facial such as cleansing, exfoliation, steaming, creams, and a facemask. However, based on the type of the men’s skin, we may consider a procedure with a stronger product.
Can I work out after a facial treatment?
Men or women, who exercise and work out on a regular basis, may ask if it is fine to get back to the gym or spend hours outside in fresh air for running or jogging after a facial treatment. The short answer is “Reschedule your workout”. It is better to avoid any workout or physical activity at least for a day.
Increasing heat in the skin and sweating after a facial treatment can be irritating to your freshly exfoliated skin or reduce the effects of the beauty products.
Can I wear light makeup after a facial treatment?
The answer depends on the type of facial treatment. If your face looks red from the exfoliation or extractions after a medical facial treatment such as Microneedling or deep Microdermabrasion, it is better to avoid makeup with a full-coverage concealer.
For light facial treatments such as relaxing facial, light therapy, or gold facial, you may have a light makeup if it is necessary or if you should go to a ceremony or party. However, it is recommended and safer to avoid makeup at least for a day after your treatment and just apply moisturizer and sunscreen to protect your skin.
After a deep cleaning facial or Microneedling, the pores on the skin are more open and your skin is sensitive and susceptible to more bacteria.
Can I wash my face with water after a facial?
The short answer is yes, but always follow your clinic’s pre and post-treatment recommendations after any facial treatment. Always, be gentle with your face after a facial. It is better to wait at least 6 hours before washing your face with water. Let the facial treatment products sit on your face for a while.
Washing your face can remove the serums and skin products and reduce the effect of the treatment.
Always, take a shower before a facial treatment, a shower cleans the pores and prepares the body for detox, which will help the treatment.
At Golden Pulse cosmetic center and laser hair removal in Richmond Hill, we offer a variety of medical facial treatments including: