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Hydrafacial

Medically Reviewed April 2023, by Dr. Ayad Harb, one of the world's leading plastic surgeons

What is Hydrafacial?

Hydrafacial is an innovative, multi-step, non-invasive skin treatment designed to restore, invigorate, and rejuvenate the skin, offering instant and visible results. It employs a unique, patented Vortex-Fusion delivery system to exfoliate, extract, and hydrate the skin, setting it apart from traditional facial treatments.

The procedure begins with a gentle cleansing and exfoliation phase, where a specialized tip is used to remove dead skin cells and surface debris. This first step uncovers a new layer of skin, allowing subsequent treatments to penetrate more deeply.

Next, a painless, automated extraction process using vortex suction cleans out pores without the pinching and discomfort of manual extraction. Simultaneously, specially formulated solutions tailored to individual skin concerns are infused, enhancing the effectiveness of the extraction and cleansing process.

The Hydrafacial then infuses the skin with nourishing serums that hydrate and enrich. These serums contain antioxidants, peptides, and hyaluronic acid, which work together to improve hydration, minimize signs of aging, and protect the skin from environmental damage.

One of the standout features of the Hydrafacial is its suitability for all skin types, including sensitive skin. It addresses a wide array of skin issues, ranging from fine lines and wrinkles to enlarged pores, uneven skin tone, and texture. Furthermore, the treatment can be customized with boosters and specialized serums to target specific skin problems, such as acne or hyperpigmentation.

Unlike traditional facials that may leave the skin red or irritated, Hydrafacial offers a soothing, refreshing, and non-irritating experience. With zero downtime, clients can immediately resume their daily activities, making it an ideal treatment for those with busy lifestyles.

The Hydrafacial's versatility and ability to provide immediate results have made it a sought-after treatment for both men and women. It's an optimal choice for those seeking a quick but effective skin refresh before an event or as part of a regular skincare routine. The cumulative effect of regular treatments can lead to significantly improved skin health and appearance, reinforcing the skin's natural resilience and radiance.

The Hydrafacial treatment is more than just a facial. It's a comprehensive, scientifically backed procedure that combines the best aspects of hydradermabrasion, chemical peels, automated painless extractions, and a special delivery of Antioxidants, Hyaluronic Acid, and Peptides. It does all of this in one quick treatment that delivers real results without downtime or irritation, making it a preferred choice for modern skincare needs.

At a glance

Treatment Time

60 minutes

Mobility

Immediate

Hospital Stay

Not required

Full Recovery

Immediate

Time off work

Not required

Shower

Immediate

Exercise

24 hours

Driving

Immediate

Benefits of the treatment

The Hydrafacial treatment offers a plethora of benefits that cater to various skincare needs and desires. One of its standout features is enhanced hydration, as the treatment deeply infuses the skin with vital nutrients and moisture, resulting in a plump and luminous appearance. By utilizing hyaluronic acid, a natural skin component that holds moisture, the treatment restores hydration and gives the skin a youthful glow.

A remarkable aspect of the Hydrafacial is its ability to significantly reduce visible signs of aging, such as wrinkles and fine lines. It enhances skin texture and elasticity, making the skin feel softer and look younger. The gentle exfoliation and infusion of targeted serums boost the skin's appearance, adding to the overall aesthetic appeal.

Hydrafacial's non-invasive and comfortable nature sets it apart from other treatments. Unlike invasive procedures that might involve discomfort or lengthy recovery times, Hydrafacial offers a relaxing and soothing experience with zero downtime. Moreover, its vortex extraction process provides deep cleansing without causing redness or irritation, leaving the skin feeling fresh and clear.

The treatment is versatile, as it can be customized to individual skin types and concerns. Whether you have oily, dry, sensitive, or mature skin, Hydrafacial can be adapted to your particular needs. Specific boosters and serums can be added to target problems such as acne or hyperpigmentation, providing a tailored approach to skincare.

Hydrafacial also offers immediate and long-lasting results, visible right after the procedure. Its cumulative effect through regular treatments maintains these positive changes, reinforcing the skin's natural resilience and radiance. The addition of antioxidants directly into the skin fights free radical damage, strengthening the skin's defense against environmental aggressors like pollution and UV rays.

The suitability of Hydrafacial for pre-event prep adds to its allure. Whether it's a wedding, gala, or a special night out, Hydrafacial can provide a radiant complexion that's camera-ready. Its encouragement of a healthy skin routine through regular monthly treatments not only maintains appearance but leads to lasting improvements, fostering a continuous commitment to skin health.

The Hydrafacial is a comprehensive, scientifically backed treatment that meets the modern skincare needs of a wide array of individuals. Combining various treatment methods and addressing multiple skin issues, it stands as a holistic, effective, and convenient approach to skin health and beauty. It's a preferred choice for those seeking an all-in-one solution to enhance their skin's appearance and well-being.

Is The Hydrafacial Suitable For All Skin Types?

Yes, the Hydrafacial treatment is uniquely adaptable and suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. Its non-invasive nature, combined with the ability to customize the treatment with specific serums and boosters, makes it a versatile option. Whether you have dry, oily, acne-prone, or mature skin, the Hydrafacial can be tailored to your particular needs and concerns. The treatment is gentle enough for those with sensitive skin, while potent enough to address more complex issues. A thorough consultation with a skincare professional will ensure that the treatment is perfectly matched to your skin's unique requirements.

How Often Should I Have A Hydrafacial?

A regular monthly Hydrafacial treatment is generally recommended for optimal results. This frequency allows the skin to receive continuous nourishment, hydration, and care, leading to sustained improvements in texture, tone, and overall appearance. However, the specific needs and goals of each individual may vary, and some may benefit from a slightly different schedule. Consulting with a skincare expert at our clinic will provide personalized guidance on the best treatment frequency for your unique skin conditions and aesthetic goals.

Is There Any Downtime Required After The Treatment?

One of the standout benefits of the Hydrafacial is the lack of downtime post-treatment. Unlike more invasive procedures or harsh chemical peels that may require recovery time, the Hydrafacial offers immediate return to daily activities. The treatment itself is soothing, and clients often describe the experience as a rejuvenating process. You can expect to leave the clinic with a radiant glow, without any redness or irritation, and you can continue with your daily routine, including work or social events, immediately following the session.

Can I Wear Makeup After Having A Hydrafacial?

While makeup can technically be applied immediately after a Hydrafacial, it is usually recommended to let the skin breathe and fully absorb the nourishing serums for at least a few hours post-treatment. This ensures that the active ingredients have time to penetrate and work effectively on the skin. However, if you have a special event or need to wear makeup later in the day, you can do so without any problems. Always remember to use high-quality, non-comedogenic makeup products to keep your newly refreshed skin in the best possible condition.

Will The Results Be Visible Right Away?

Absolutely, the results of a Hydrafacial treatment are noticeable immediately. You will experience a visibly enhanced complexion, including improved hydration, reduced fine lines, and a more youthful glow right after the procedure. Unlike treatments that may take days or even weeks to show results, the Hydrafacial offers instant gratification. In addition to immediate improvements, the treatment also promotes long-term skin health. Regular sessions can lead to cumulative benefits, providing lasting positive changes to the skin's appearance and resilience.

About Our Clinic

Located in the heart of Ascot, Bicester, and London, the SRGN Clinic exemplifies afusion of cutting-edge science, unparalleled skill, and an unwavering commitment to patient care. The clinic stands as a beacon of excellence in thefield of aesthetic and plastic surgery.

Leading the team at SRGN is Dr. Ayad Harb, a renowned plastic surgeon and aesthetic trainer. His expertise, honed by years of experience and a genuine passion for improving lives, defines the very core of the clinic's ethos. Dr. Harb's innovative techniques, combined with an artistic eye for detail, enable him to deliver consistently exceptional results that are tailored to each patient's individual needs and desires.

At SRGN, we believe in the transformative power of aesthetic and plastic surgery. Our treatments, ranging from non-invasive procedures to complex surgical interventions, are designed to enhance and accentuate your natural beauty. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable, and confidential environment where you can discuss your aesthetic goals openly, and together we create a treatment plan that brings these goals to life.

Every member of the SRGN team shares a deep commitment to patient care. We prioritise your comfort, safety, and satisfaction from the moment you step into our clinic. Each of our facilities mirrors the luxury and tranquility of their surroundings, offering a serene space where you can embark on your journey to self-improvement.

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