What to know about medical grade facials

January 17, 2020

Whether it be from aging, environmental factors like sun exposure, or other factors, we may find our skin looks less than stellar. There are an overwhelming amount of at-home skincare options, but it can sometimes be more beneficial to go for a medical-grade facial treatment instead.

What Is A Medical Grade Facial?

We are all familiar with at-home facials or spa facials. There is nothing wrong with them, but medical-grade facials have some superior benefits. Medical-grade facials are supervised and/or administered by licensed physicians. They also include the use of stronger products than some spa and home options.

Medical-grade facials usually involve multiple steps, including:

  • Cleansing
  • Steaming
  • Exfoliating
  • Extraction
  • Moisturizing
  • Massage

They are customized to each patient’s skin needs and goals. They may also involve treatments such as:

Additionally, clients often choose to use their facial as an opportunity to prepare their skin for further treatments. Preparing the skin can improve the results of additional treatments. Some of these can include:

Benefits Of Medical Grade Facials

Some reasons people choose medical-grade facials for themselves include:

  • Safety of being overseen by trained physicians
  • Stronger chemicals that can give better results
  • Combination treatments such as laser resurfacing, chemical peels, and microneedling by stimulating collagen and elastin production

What Do Medical Grade Facials Treat?

Before your facial, you will meet with  Michelle to have an assessment and consultation. You will discuss your goals, medical history, and have your skin examined carefully to prepare.

You and Michelle will work together to come up with a treatment protocol that addresses your particular needs and problem areas. Medical-grade facials and the complementary treatment options can treat skin issues or conditions such as:

  • Sun damage
  • Uneven pigmentation
  • Fine lines
  • Wrinkles
  • Acne scarring
  • Unpleasant texture

The treatment goes beyond the surface level and is also able to help your skin become healthier. You can get glowing, youthful skin after treatments. The number of treatments and which treatments are up to you and your provider.

Some people find that one session meets their needs. Other people need multiple sessions or want to come in simply to maintain their results. As long as you have a realistic view and expectation of your results, there is no issue.

If you are looking for a medical-grade facial and/or other skincare treatments in the Scottsdale area, you can schedule a consultation today at  Me By Michelle. Our team can get started on improving your skin today.

Do you need help maintaining your skin and fresh faced look?

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