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“I tried the vacuum facial that’s all over Instagram, and this is what happened”

1 September 2019

The treatment in question is called a HydraFacial – and it’s blown up in popularity so much that one HydraFacial is performed every 15 seconds globally. In fact, there are over 491,000 Instagram posts under #hydrafacials - and it’s only growing. 

HydraFacials have earned a reputation for showing instant results, without any downtime. Rosie explains that while they can be customised accordingly, all HydraFacials revolve around the same things: cleanse, exfoliation, extraction, a peel, hydration and LED light.

Exfoliation

Once I’m cleansed, she moves onto exfoliation. “The main ingredient is called glucosamine, which is a non-acid exfoliant, the serum lifts the dead skin cells, then I move the vacuum over the area to remove the dead skin cells. I do a couple of rounds of these on the face and neck.”

Extractions

“For extractions, the main ingredient is salicylic acid, which is really antibacterial. I’ll release the serum onto the skin and it helps to soften the impurities in the pores, then I move my vacuum over. The tip has a spiral effect, so it’s designed to draw out the impurities. It’s a little bit more of a stronger vacuum than the exfoliation one, but it actually feels far more pleasant.” And it does; the suction from the vacuum feels like a gentle massage for my cheeks and forehead.

The peel

“This is a mixture between glycolic acid and salicylic acid. The glycolic speeds up the cell turnover and stimulates collagen production. It also encourages the production of new skin cells, so it really brightens up the skin.”

To give my skin a much-needed hit of hydration, hyaluronic acid and antioxidants are added, which also get run over my lips. Once it’s absorbed, we finish with a quick session of LED lights; anti-bacterial blue light and anti-inflammatory red light. And then, we’re done.

If you want to learn more about the Hydrafacial treatment, we have tons of information for you right here.

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