How to Use a Hydra-facial Machine

Hydra-Facial Training

if you have a hydra-facial machine and you want to learn how to use it to provide hydra-facial treatments to your clients...

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Hydra-facial Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently asked questions

What Is a HydraFacial?

HydraFacial is a skin treatment available in medical spas and dermatology offices. Known for its three-step process, the HydraFacial works to deep-clean, exfoliate, and hydrate your skin. This professional procedure may help treat a variety of skin conditions, including acne, dryness, and wrinkles.

What should you not do after a HydraFacial?

Do not wax or use depilatories for at least 48 hours after the treatment. Don't use any medium or deep chemical peels or laser treatments for at least two weeks after your facial treatment. Don't use any exfoliating treatments, like glycolic acid or enzymes, for at least 48 hours after the treatment.

Does a HydraFacial make you peel?

The HydraFacial treatment typically contains a peel component. This is likely the cause of your dry skin and should resolve in a few days.

Is a HydraFacial better than a regular facial?

Like traditional facials, HydraFacials work best when you continue to get them regularly. In both cases, treatments can be done about once a month to keep your skin looking fresh and healthy. The more consistently you have a facial or HydraFacial, the more effective it will be in helping your skin stay rejuvenated.

Why am I breaking out after a HydraFacial?

Let's say you came in to get a HydraFacial done and you already break out around your jawline. Then, after you had your HydraFacial, you start breaking out on your jawline- this would be skin purging.

Does a HydraFacial remove blackheads?

The technology behind a HydraFacial allows for the painless removal of blackheads, dirt, and other impurities without leaving your skin red and inflamed. Your skin will be left clean and clear.

How soon can you wear makeup after a HydraFacial?

No sun or exfoliation for three days after a HydraFacial. And then it is fine to apply makeup immediately after, but is great to give your skin a break for the rest of the day if possible.  My Results:A little over three weeks and honestly, my skin looks amazing.

Two Days Before Treatment

Two days before your treatment, do not use any over-the-counter acne medications, such as salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide. Refrain from waxing and using depilatories. You should also refrain from any type of exfoliating treatments, like those containing active enzymes or glycolic acids

What does a HydraFacial feel like?

Many people describe the process as feeling like a tiny vacuum is tugging gently on your skin. The most noticeable difference a HydraFacial makes for most people is in how the skin feels and looks afterward. You come away feeling like your skin is fully hydrated, smooth and deeply cleansed.

Does a HydraFacial get rid of whiteheads?

Yes, Hydrafacial can remove whiteheads (closed comedones), black heads (open comedones), congested clogged pores and dead skin cell debris.

Are Hydrafacials safe?

HydraFacial has a strict no-torture policy: It's one of the most popular procedures in our office, not only because it combines elements of workhorse treatments, like microdermabrasion and chemical peels, but also because it truly is a relaxing, feel-good, instant results experience.

Can I do HydraFacial after fillers?

A Hydrafacial procedure can be done 5 days after Botox or Dysport and 2 weeks after fillers.

Is HydraFacial safe on sensitive skin?

It's safe and gentle on all skin types, including those with sensitive skin. HydraFacial loosens dirt and skin debris with a gentle circulating acid peel that leaves no irritation. HydraFacial automatically extracts your pores by gentle vortex suction, leaving your skin fresh and decongested.

Can you put lactic acid on pimples?

Chemical peels containing lactic acid are beneficial for aiding in the control of pimples and acne, decreasing the appearance of pores and smoothing out rough skin. People have even reported improved skin texture with acne scarring after using ordinary Lactic Acid 10%.

Can I get a HydraFacial after chemical peel?

Hydrafacials treatments do more to nourish, exfoliate, cleanse and hydrate the skin. For maximum benefits, we often recommend having a chemical peel done first and then a hydrafacial treatment 3-7 days after to remove the dead skin and rehydrate the face since a chemical peel can be somewhat drying.

Does HydraFacial tighten skin?

Shrinks Enlarged Pores.  By removing trapped dirt and impurities in the pores, HydraFacial not only improves the skin health but can also help pores regress back to a smaller sizer. This results in a smoother overall appearance.

Does a HydraFacial hurt?

Hydrafacials are non-invasive, meaning that no skin is punctured and you can come in for the treatment and walk away with no side effects. These facials work on every type of skin and don't hurt at all. It simply feels like a tiny vacuum is lightly tugging on your skin

How often is HydraFacial recommended?

Every three to four weeks.  We recommend that you come in for a HydraFacial treatment every three to four weeks.

Do you breakout after a HydraFacial?

Many times, people experience a 'purging' breakout after a facial. With a HydraFacial post-breakouts rarely happen. And, in addition to cleansing the complexion, clients enjoy a post-procedure glow that can last upwards of a month.

Which is better HydraFacial or Micro-Channeling?

Micro-Channeling is a better option than HydraFacial if you have deep, permanent acne scars and other facial scarring and conditions listed below. Micro-Channeling is amongst the best minimally invasive treatments to also rejuvenate skin. Hydrafacial is superb for quickly and deeply cleansing and refreshing your skin.

Does HydraFacial remove dark spots?

HydraFacial targets fine lines and wrinkles, congested and enlarged pores, oily or acne-prone skin, hyperpigmentation, and brown spots. The system is a four-in-one treatment. The HydraFacial sloughs off dead skin cells, removes skin impurities, and simultaneously hydrates new skin cells as they're exposed.

Is a HydraFacial relaxing?

The HydraFacial Procedure is Virtually Painless.  The process is very gentle without any uncomfortable burning or unpleasant reactions. Be aware this is a deep cleanse and has a lot of water in the process.  The machine also makes noise during the HydraFacial.

How many days before an event should you get a HydraFacial?

Just book your treatment around three to seven days before your event if you want your skin to look its best. The HydraFacial before and after results will leave you event-ready with significantly more radiant skin!

When should I stop using retinol before HydraFacial?

3 days prior.  Yes we recommend that you discontinue retinol and related products 3 days before your Hydrafacial. You should also avoid any glycolic or other home-based peel for the same amount of time.

What comes out in a HydraFacial?

For those unfamiliar, the HydraFacial is a medical-grade resurfacing treatment that clears out your pores, plus it hydrates your skin. The four-step treatment includes cleansing, exfoliating, calming, and hydrating the skin with solutions that are infused into pores with the HydraPeel Tip, a pen-like device.

What serums are used in HydraFacial?

Hydrafacial has other serums to be added like Hyaluronic, Vitamin E, Powdered Oxygen, Vitamin C, and peptide serums. A customized Serum Cocktail is included in every HydraFacial treatment and it’s based on the client’s skin at the time of visit.  Most practices do have a upcharge when you add on serums or even red light or blue light therapy.

Does lactic acid make you purge?

Yes, lactic acid can sometimes cause purging in acne prone skin. The only time you should be worried with purging of lactic acid or other ingredients that may cause purging is if you're breaking out in places you don't normally break out or if your acne becomes inflamed.

How many days will my skin glow after facial?

Hydra-Facials have long term benefits. You will see an immediate glow and feel hydrated for 3 days. After that, your body starts to "follow-up" on the work we do together during a treatment. Your cells regenerate—creating new, healthy skin.  Your skin can continue to glow for up to 30 days.

Is a HydraFacial like microdermabrasion?

HydraFacial is sometimes referred to as “hydradermabrasion” as it is quite similar to the microdermabrasion treatments performed by your dermatologist. However, unlike the manual extractions performed through sanding in microdermabrasion, HydraFacial uses a vacuum tip to deeply cleanse and remove impurities.

Can you leave lactic acid on overnight?

A popular AHA, particularly for sensitive skin, lactic acid can also be used day or night, but arguably best relegated to nighttime. So you can use AHAs day or night, but take extra care with sun protection.

How long do the results of a HydraFacial last?

Four to six weeks.  While every person is different, results usually last anywhere from four to six weeks. It's recommended that you schedule a HydraFacial monthly to maintain your beautiful new complexion.

7 Biggest Side Effects Of HydraFacial Treatments

  • Smoother Skin
  • Clearer Skin
  • Softer Skin
  • Even Complexion
  • Decreased appearance of wrinkles
  • Plump smooth lips
  • Regain your confidence

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