DERMAPLANE – For All Skin Types
One of the trendiest hair-removal options today is dermaplaning, which is performed using a scalpel to manually exfoliate dead skin cells from the face. “Dermaplaning is a physical exfoliation method that requires the use of a sterile surgical scalpel to gently shave the top layer of the skin, the stratum corneum, dead skin layer, and vellus hair, aka peach fuzz,”. This treatment results in ultra-smooth, fresh, and brighter skin. By removing that dead layer and hair from the face, the skin is evened out, and it helps with cell metabolism, which helps new skin come to the surface.” But is dermaplaning just a passing trend? Or is it a treatment worth investing in? Here are some pros and cons:
- It painlessly exfoliates the stratum corneum to stimulate cellular turnover with little to no downtime.
- It is a great option for clients with sensitive skin and pregnant women who are looking for a deep exfoliation.
- It can be performed prior to treatments like facials, laser, microdermabrasion, and chemical peels for better product penetration.
- It can be performed frequently.
- It helps makeup go on smoother and more evenly.
- It can help significantly lighten postinflammatory scars from past acne.
- It does not make the hair grow back thicker and darker.
- The results might not be as long-lasting as other hair-removal methods, such as waxing, as the hair is not removed from the root, but a much better experience. Laser hair removal does not smooth out skin or reduce light hair. Dermaplaning does both!
- Results will differ depending on a client’s individual hair-growth cycle.
- Not everyone is a candidate. Clients with active and cystic acne should avoid this type of hair removal, as it can cause further irritation. Also, it is contraindicated for clients with hirsutism, a condition of excessive male-pattern hair growth in women.
“GLOW” Signature Facial – Clear and Beautiful Skin
Our Signature GLOW facial delivers healthier, radiant skin. loosen blackheads & unclog pores. Incorporating our GLOW products or iS Clinical products, this signature facial includes a thorough cleansing, gentle exfoliation with an enzyme mask, extractions to remove impurities to top with complete hydration. The final mask of extracts and vitamins will replenish the skin.
One of Fredericksburg’s best face treatments, it offers complete skin rejuvenation in an hour. Great for a first time facial or maintenance within your skin care regimen.
- Enzyme Mask – Papaya
Mask with a Mantra: Transform. This clarifying enzyme masque gently dissolves dead surface impurities allowing nourishing oils to penetrate, improving tone and elasticity of the skin.
- Extractions if needed
- Final Mask – Cranberry, Pomegranate Moisture Mask
This luxurious masque combines cranberry extract, a rich source of vitamins, minerals and flavonoids, combined with extracts of shea butter and sunflower seed oil to replenish the skin. Followed By – Youth Eye Cream – ProHeal – Reparative Moisture Emulsion – SPF
*We also offer a Pumpkin Enzyme Mask if preferred. *Enzymes can be used once or twice a week.
Fire & Ice Red Carpet Facial by IS Clinical
The Fire and Ice Facial, by iS Clinical, is famous for its instant brightening, smoothing and tightening of the skin. It’s also known as “The Red Carpet Facial” in Hollywood, for obvious reasons! This intensive clinical treatment is designed to resurface the skin, reduce fine lines and wrinkles and deep clean blocked pores. Serums and creams with aromas of warm cinnamon and cool peppermint compliment precise combinations of two professional treatment masks.
See the Fire & Ice Red Carpet Facial on The Doctors!
The facial begins with the “fire” which is an intensive resurfacing masque. The masque is clinically formulated with 18% unbuffered glycolic acid, lactic acid, citric acid, malic acid, retinol, vitamin B3 and potent antioxidants, including green tea extracts. It has a cinnamon scent and tingles a little on your face as it begins to work.
After the “fire” mask has completed its job, the “ice” is applied. This is a rejuvenating mask designed to cool and soothe the skin. This intensively hydrating masque contains hyaluronic acid, aloe vera gel, Japanese green tea extracts, licorice extracts, grape seed extracts and rosemary extracts. The pampering part of the facial cools the initial “peel” and leaves the skin glowing.
The results of the Fire and Ice Facial? The skin will feel tight and firm, and usually have a glow. The skin may have a mild redness following the treatment, but it is temporary. There should be no scaling or downtime. The Fire and Ice Facial may be repeated at four-week intervals for a series of 6 facials until the desired clinical effect is achieved. With each additional treatment, you should see incremental gains in the overall appearance of the skin.
45 minute appointment
IS CLINICAL HARMONY FACIAL FOR CHALLENGED SKIN
A soothing and revitalizing facial that gently nourishes and restores your skin’s tone, clarity, resilience and glow. Using essential vitamins, potent antioxidants and curative hydrators, this facial promotes optimum circulation, energy and overall skin health. This facial is designed to gently awaken the sense whilst encouraging a restorative balance of harmony to the skin. The Harmony facial captures the essence of refreshing and therapeutic bio nutrients and brings forth vibrant energy and circulation. Powerful antioxidants, essential vitamins and low molecular weight penetrating hydrators restore optimum tone, glow and resilience to compromised and fatigued skin.
The Harmony Facial is designed to gently awaken the senses while encouraging a restorative balance of harmony to the skin while capturing the essence of refreshing and therapeutic bionutrients and circulation. Powerful antioxidants, essential vitamins and penetrating hydrators restore optimum tone, clarity and resilience to skin. The Harmony Facial gives a healthy glow to fatigued skin.
A relaxing and gentle treatment to soothe and nourish the skin when your wellness is compromised.
45 Minute Appointment
HONEY ENZYME FACIAL
This luxurious, exfoliating, hydrating facial enhances skin with gentle massage and soothing hydration. Effective for all skin types, each use leaves skin feeling as soft as it’s ever been. The result is a dramatically smoother, brighter and revitalized complexion with a noticeable glow.
45 Minute Appointment
EXFOLIATING CLEAR SKIN FACIAL
An advanced treatment application designed for gentle exfoliation with soothing and nourishing benefits for oily, congested, blemish-prone or otherwise problematic skin. This facial deep-cleanses, smoothes and polishes to minimize the appearance of enlarged pores, and provides soothing hydration, promoting the look of skin health.
50 Minute Appointment
Refresh Express Exfoliating / Hydrating Facial
For A Quick Pick Me Up! Deep Exfoliation- Intense Hydration!
Dry, dull looking skin can be annoying. Dead skin cells, pollution, and dirt that accumulate on the skin’s surface can obstruct moisturizer absorption, creating a wall that moisturizers can’t get through. This results in undernourished and under-hydrated skin. Skin-plumping moisture comes from 3 sources: proper exfoliation, healthy collagen levels and highly-active hydrating serums that deeply permeate the skin.
TRI-ACTIVE EXFOLIANT combines powerful botanical enzymes, salicylic acid and eco-friendly micro-beads which provide ideal physical and biochemical exfoliation. This transformative treatment product dramatically helps to smooth, brighten and soften your skin. … Safe and effective.
HYDRA-INTENSE COOLING MASK
Rich, luxurious cooling treatment that delivers extreme hydration. Full of Centella Asiatica, Resveratrol, Aloe, Rosemary and balanced with Hyaluronic Acid! Intense Hydration! HYDRA–INTENSIVE COOLING MASQUE is a rich, luxurious cooling treatment designed to reinvigorate, refresh and provide soothing hydration. … For skin that is irritated and sensitive (even after sunburn), this lightweight gel masque helps calm and quench dry skin with a cool burst of refreshment.
30 Minute Appointment