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How Is a Hydrafacial Different from a Regular Spa Facial?

Jul 01, 2023
How Is a Hydrafacial Different from a Regular Spa Facial?
The HydraFacial has been creating ripples in the beauty industry. But what makes it distinct from a regular facial? Learn more about the science and benefits behind this revolutionary skin treatment.

In pursuing flawless skin, the HydraFacial has emerged as a game changer. Distinct from the usual perception of facials as just a lavish treat, this treatment is making its mark as a serious contender in the skincare industry. 

The Beverly Hills Plaza Medi Spa in Los Angeles, California, is a leader in cutting-edge skincare solutions and has become a prime destination for anyone looking to try out the HydraFacial. 

Dr. Neal Handel and his team have dedicated themselves to excellence in skin care. Their expert touch and commitment to client satisfaction make them the go-to professionals for this transformative treatment.

But what sets a Hydrafacial apart from a regular spa facial? We delve into the specifics here.

Understanding a regular spa facial

Regular spa facials have been a staple in skincare routines. Typically, they include cleansing, exfoliating, extracting, and moisturizing the skin. They aim to clear pores and offer some degree of rejuvenation.

However, regular facials are often more of a maintenance procedure rather than a treatment that can significantly improve skin conditions.

What is the HydraFacial?

The HydraFacial is a radical departure from traditional facials. This treatment uses a unique technology known as vortex fusion. 

It involves a small, deceptively simple-looking device that suction-cleanses, exfoliates, extracts, and then infuses the skin with a cocktail of serums. 

This treatment is renowned for improving skin texture, tone, and appearance with minimal irritation.

Steps involved in a HydraFacial

The process starts with deep cleansing using a specialized tool that removes dead skin cells and opens up pores. A mild acid peel is then applied to gently exfoliate without causing the irritation often associated with stronger peels.

The HydraFacial uses a vortex-extraction nozzle that functions like a vacuum, thoroughly cleaning out pores with the help of a specialized serum.

Finally, the skin is infused with a tailored serum through the vortex-fusion tool to promote hydration and collagen production.

HydraFacial vs. regular spa facial

A HydraFacial sets itself apart from a regular facial in the following ways:

  • Effectiveness: HydraFacials are known to provide more noticeable and lasting results compared to regular facials.
  • Customization: While each type of treatment is customized, the range of serums available for HydraFacials allows for more targeted treatment of specific skin issues.
  • Safety and comfort: The HydraFacial is non-invasive and gentle, making it suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.
  • Time and recovery: HydraFacials are often quicker and have minimal downtime, allowing you to return to your daily activities.
  • Focus on skin health: The HydraFacial focuses on improving your skin's health at a deeper level than regular facials, which primarily provide surface-level cleansing and exfoliation.

When it comes to making a real difference in the health and appearance of your skin, the HydraFacial stands out. With its advanced technology and highly customizable serums, it goes beyond the surface to improve your skin's condition. 

The dedicated Beverly Hills Plaza Medi Spa team delivers top-of-the-line treatments for those looking to experience the transformative effects of a HydraFacial. Invest in your skin's health and vitality by choosing a treatment backed by science and innovation. Contact The Beverly Hills Plaza Medi Spa by calling 310-388-4568 or requesting an appointment online today.