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Anti Acne Facial 

Cosmetic Specialist & Aesthetician located in Midtown, New York, NY

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Anti Acne Facial services offered in Midtown, New York, NY

Anti Acne Facial Q&A 

What is Anti -Acne facial?
Anti-Acne facial is a type of facial treatment specifically designed to target and address acne-prone skin. It typically involves a series of steps that aim to cleanse, exfoliate, unclog pores, reduce inflammation and soothe the skin.

How does an anti-acne facial works?
Here are some general steps that may be involved in an anti-acne facial:
1. Cleansing:
The first step in an anti-acne facial is typically cleansing the skin to remove dirt, oil, and makeup. A gentle cleanser that is suitable for acne-prone skin may be used to cleanse the face thoroughly.
2. Exfoliation:
Exfoliation is an important step in an anti-acne facial to remove dead skin cells, unclog pores, and promote skin renewal. Depending on the individual's skin type and sensitivity, the aesthetician may use physical exfoliation (such as a scrub) or chemical exfoliation (such as a mild chemical peel) to gently exfoliate the skin.
3. Extraction:
Extraction is the process of manually removing blackheads, whiteheads, and other debris from the pores. This step requires special tools and techniques to carefully extract the impurities without causing damage to the skin.
4. Anti-acne treatments:
The aesthetician may apply acne-fighting ingredients during the facial, such as salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, or other acne-targeting serums or spot treatments. These products are designed to help unclog pores, reduce inflammation, and control excess oil production.
5. Additional treatments:
Depending on the specific protocol, an anti-acne facial may also incorporate additional treatments such as high-frequency therapy or LED light therapy. High-frequency therapy uses a low-level electrical current to help kill acne-causing bacteria, while LED light therapy uses specific wavelengths of light to reduce inflammation and promote healing.
6. Mask or calming treatment:
After the active treatments, a calming mask or treatment may be applied to help soothe and nourish the skin, and reduce redness or irritation caused by the facial or acne-prone skin.
7. Moisturizing and sun protection: The facial may be completed with the application of a moisturizer suitable for acne-prone skin to keep the skin hydrated, and a broad-spectrum sunscreen to protect the skin from harmful UV rays.

Who should get an anti-acne facial?
Individuals with acne-prone skin: If you have a history of acne breakouts or are currently experiencing active acne, an anti-acne facial could help to address the underlying causes of acne, such as excess oil production, clogged pores, and bacteria.
● Individuals with oily skin: Excess oil production can contribute to the development of acne. If you have oily skin, an anti-acne facial may help to control oil production, reduce shine, and prevent clogged pores.
● Individuals with mild to moderate acne: Anti-acne facials may be beneficial for individuals with mild to moderate acne, including whiteheads, blackheads, and small pimples. They may include treatments such as exfoliation, extractions, and high-frequency therapy, which can help to unclog pores and reduce inflammation.
● Individuals with acne-prone skin due to hormonal imbalances: Hormonal imbalances, such as those experienced during puberty, menstruation, or pregnancy, can contribute to the development of acne. An anti-acne facial may help to address hormonal imbalances and reduce acne flare-ups associated with hormonal changes.
● Individuals with acne scars or hyperpigmentation: Acne breakouts can sometimes leave behind scars or dark spots on the skin. Certain anti-acne facials may incorporate treatments such as chemical peels, microdermabrasion, or laser therapy to help improve the appearance of acne scars or hyperpigmentation.

How much an anti-acne facial cost?
Treatment pricing at Beauty Planet Laser Aesthetic Center can vary depending on the location of the area being treated and how many sessions would be required. Pricing is discussed upon a Free consultation with the treatment provider. Call (646) 368-1199 to book a Free consultation.
During your Free consultation, our certified technicians will first analyze your body type in order to design the best suited treatment program. The number of sessions would also be determined as per your body type. Come find out if you are a good candidate today!

How often should i get an anti-acne facial?
The frequency of anti-acne facials may vary depending on several factors, including the severity of your acne, your skin type, the specific treatments used in the facial, and your skin's response to the treatments. However, as a general guideline:
1. Mild to moderate acne: It's typically recommended to get an anti-acne facial once every 4-6 weeks.
2. Severe acne: If you have severe acne, you may require more frequent facials initially, followed by a maintenance schedule such as every 2-4 weeks, until your acne is under control, and then transition to a maintenance schedule of once every 4-6 weeks.
3. Maintenance and prevention: Once your acne is under control, and you are satisfied with the results, you may choose to continue with maintenance facials to prevent future breakouts and maintain healthy skin.