Ah, facials. There’s nothing quite like getting pampered with a professional skin treatment to feel refreshed and renewed. But, what if you experience a breakout after your facial? Is it normal, and what can you do about it?
Read on as we explore the ins and outs of post-facial breakouts, why they happen, and how to prevent and deal with them.
A facial is a common and widely popular skincare treatment. The manual skincare treatment can involve a number of procedures like exfoliation, extraction, application of creams, steaming and even a facial massage. On average, facials can take up to an hour to perform.
Facials can make your skin look younger by nourishing, exfoliating, and encouraging a clear, well-hydrated complexion.
So is it normal to break out after a facial? The short answer is yes and no. While it’s not necessarily the desired outcome of a facial, it’s not uncommon for some people to experience breakouts or irritation after their skin has been treated.
Why does this happen? There are a few reasons:
Now that we’ve covered why breakouts can happen after a facial, let’s talk about how to deal with them. The good news is that most post-facial breakouts are temporary and can be managed with a few simple tips:
Finally, let’s talk about how to prevent post-facial breakouts from happening in the first place. Here are a few tips:
In conclusion, breaking out after a facial can be frustrating and confusing. But by understanding why it happens and taking the necessary precautions to prevent and deal with it, you can enjoy all the benefits of a facial without the unwanted side effects.
Remember, communication with your esthetician about your skin concerns is important. Talk to your esthetician about your skin sensitivities or allergies. If you know that your skin reacts badly to certain ingredients or treatments, be upfront and honest with your esthetician so they can customize your facial accordingly.
We hope these tips can help you achieve the healthy radiant glow you ought to achieve after your facial! Because you are a GEM.