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Where to get a Deep cleansing facial?

What is a facial?

A facial is an active process of skin care treatment. It’s a multi-step treatment to take care of your skin and maintain a regular skin care routine. The process involves cleansing, exfoliation, massage with creams and lotions, use of facial masks and peeling. They are available at almost all salons and reliable spas. The process helps one look younger and thus should not as a luxury.

A facial helps to circulate and stimulate your skin. It is always advisable to get a trained and experienced esthetician who has special training in skin care. A cosmetologist is usually trained in hair and thus may not be the best choice for facials. Even if you do not have skin problems such as severe acne, hyper-pigmentation or blemishes, always search for a trained esthetician.

There are various steps used in this process. They include

  1. Consultation

It’s a crucial step in the facial process. You might be advised to fill out a form with details such as your skin concerns, the amount of water taken daily, drugs, supplements or product that you are currently taking.

The esthetician will cover your eye with moistened pads and use magnifying glasses to discover the kind of treatment you require. The magnifying glasses aid in determining the type of your skin and whether you have any skin conditions.the esthetician will, therefore, recommend your desired treatment.

  1. Preparations

In the preparatory stage the esthetician wraps your body and underneath your arms and closes with Velcro. You get between the sheets to have the wrap and secure your privacy.


The esthetician at this stage will remove all the makeups you may be wearing and wrap your hair with a towel to keep products off of it. Depending on whether you have makeup or not the esthetician will use a magnifying lamp to look through your skin. She will determine whether your skin is dry, oily, have a combination, sensitive or normal, or it has any condition such as acne, whiteheads, blackheads, aging or even dehydration. The esthetician then chooses the best appropriate products and treatment and shares with you the recommendations. The experienced and trained professional facials will mostly do a double-cleanse.


In this step, there will be the application of warm steam by using a heated mist towel or a machine that directs a layer of steam to your face. The steam relaxes and loosens all the muscles in your face. The vapor weakens any blackheads and whiteheads. In the case of sensitive skin, the esthetician will not use steam.


Exfoliation can take place before, during or after steam depending on the technique used. The process uses a machine or chemical substances. Mechanical exfoliation happens during steam and has a gritty texture that rubs the skin to remove any surface dead skin cells. The chemical process uses enzymes and acids that loosens the bond between skin cells. A gel, cream, mask or peel are usually applied and left on your skin to treat blackheads.


The process involves removing any blackheads or whiteheads if any. The removal should not be very painful as a result of the previous steps. Different estheticians use different techniques for extraction and if not done correctly can cause broken capillaries and discoloration.

  Facial massage

Massage is used to stimulate your facial muscles and put you in a deep relaxation.oil or lotion may be used during, massage depending on the technique used.

  Facial mask

The mask will help treat any skin condition .the mask will be applied depending on your skin type such as oily, dry, sensitive or mature and the state too.

Final applications

After the removal of the mask, use of a gel or specific cream follows. You may also receive a moisturizer, serums, toner, and sunscreen if it ’s on a daytime.

Advice on home skin care

The esthetician gives a piece of information on how to take better care of your skin in future. Recommendations gave on products to use. It is advisable to apply facials once per month for better skin health results.

Benefits of Facials

There is a wide range of benefits of facials. They include

1. Rejuvenate your skin

Pollution and other natural hazards make it difficult for your skin to recuperate. Facials improve the skin texture and thus rejuvenate it.

  1. Reduce stress

Facial massage helps to inactivate the sympathetic nervous system. It reduces anxiety and uplift moods. A good massage arouses the functioning of other body organs.

  1. Prevent aging

It is essential that one takes care of the face since your not getting young but older each day. Facials and massage boost cell regeneration and promote collagen development which gives you a more youthful looking.

  1. Cleanse your skin

Cleansing your face at home may be difficult, but simple with an esthetician. The esthetician will understand your skin type and keep it in good shape.

  1. It promotes blood circulation.

Massage improves blood circulation in the body and face. With blood circulation to your face and thus your cells will be in a position to n get enough oxygen and nutrients. As a result, your face will keep growing healthier.

  1. It helps in the treatment of acne.

Facials help treat acne and acne marks. Salicylic acid is used by estheticians to treat acne.

  1. Helps detoxify the skin

Helps to get rid of the waste that accumulates in your skin. Ingredients such as antioxidants, sea salt, oils, herbal extracts are used to detoxify the skin.

  1. Eliminate whiteheads and blackheads

An esthetician uses the extraction tool to extract any whiteheads or blackheads without hurting your skin.

  1. Exfoliate your skin

The dead skin cells removed from your skin surface. It uses chemical substances to clean the skin surface revealing a fine layer.

  1. Tighten your skin

With time your skin loses its elasticity as the production of collagen declines.use of oil, cream, mask, and the esthetician stimulates the production of these collagen and reduces the signs of aging

  1. Open up pores

The pores clog as a result of direct UV rays and other toxic substances and thus facial helps to open them. The professional uses steam to open the pores and eliminate all the dead cells.

  1. Boost absorption abilities of the skin

By undergoing a facial, it helps increase the absorption rate to other products effectively. Smoothen your face a thus makes absorption too easy.

Different kinds of facials

  1. Paraffin facials

This method uses a paraffin based face mask and cream that helps in dehydrating the skin and reduce the sign of aging.it is ideal for those who have dry and oily skin as it gives you a radiant looking soft skin.

2. Acne facial

It is suitable for people with acne and pimples. It involves getting rid of excess oil on the surface. In this type the skin is cleaned and the application of glycol acid exfoliation is done. Manual deep pore extraction and an antibacterial mask are also applied.

3. Gold facials

It is considered one of the best but the luxurious way to pamper your skin. Helps to promote healthy and glowing skin. A substance called 24-carat gold gets penetrated to the skin removing toxin and foster regeneration of cells. The gold mask used help in removing dirt and impurities and maintained the youthful skin.

4. Fruit facials

It is one of the best since its suitable for all kind of skin. People with sensitive skin should avoid this method as the enzymes react with the skin leading to inflammation and itches on the skin. It deeply scrub the skin, removes blackheads and promotes glowing skin. Vitamin C found in fruits help to lighten your skin naturally

5. Aromatherapy facials

The method uses aromatherapy oils. Its help to prove a glowing, healthy and moisture skin.it also helps prevent aging faces and lifts up your skin naturally and remove toxins. The aromatherapy oil relaxes your mind and the face surface.

6. Galvanic facials

It’s an expensive facial but useful especially to those with dehydrated, dry and parched faces. The galvanic facial helps to keep the face moisture and thus to keep your skin soft and supple. Helps to shrink the large pores and sloughs off the dead cells and improve elasticity in the skin. People with a cardiac problem should keep off this facial.

7. Collagen facials

Best in dull, sagged and loose surfaces. Uses a multi-phase method of exfoliation, warm vapor, deep pore and paraffin to ensure ideal dehydrating effect. Involves lot of steaming and massage. It’s a preventative method against environmental damages.

8. Normal facials

Normal facials are the essential cleansing and massage. Your skin is massaged for a longer time in regular facial as compared to the basic facials. As a result of long, massage regular facial helps you to give a healthy and glowing skin.

Precautions during facials

  •  Always do a patch test before taking any treatment. It will help you know the kind of products to use for your skin.
  • Visit a trained esthetician. They will analyze your skin and give the best services to your skin.
  • Always inform your esthetician of any product allergy or whether on medication.
  • Whether pregnant
  • Avoid direct sun immediately after facial. Use a sunblock cream or umbrella.
  • Avoid facial if you have bruises or burns on the skin.
  • Avoid using soap on your after facial for a day or two.

Frequently asked questions and answers.

This section provides commonly ask questions and answers on facials.

   a) What are facials?

A facial is an effective process of skin care treatment to keep skin healthy.

   b) What does a facial do for the skin?

It is used to cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize the skin to give it a dehydrating effect and youthful looking.

 c) How often is best to get a facial?

Facials are wavy from skin to skin. Monthly application since it the time skin talks to regenerate. If monthly fails, try four times a year.

 d) Do facial removes all things in the face?

Facials do not remove conditions such as permanently fade discoloration, cannot lift sagging skin, eliminate dark circles and puffy eyes.

 e) Are there different facials for different skin types

There are different facials for different skin types. An esthetician should examine the skin and have the right facial for that skin type.

 f) How do you choose the right facial center?

Always look for a professional to do the facial to you.read google reviews on facial or ask friends and family members where they go. Ask how long the esthetician has been practicing and where he got the training. With that, you will be confident about your facials.

   g) Do all clinics and spas offer the same facials.

The answer will be no. Different spas use different products and have different professionals. The facial also determines where to get facial.

   h) Do facials treat acne, acne scars, rosacea, and hyper-pigmentation?

The facials do not treat the mentioned problems. Please in case of the issues seek medical intervention.

   i) Are there facial for men

Just like ladies men do have facials. Skin assessment is necessary to determine the type of the skin and the facial to apply.

     j) Are other natural facials

There are natural facials. It depends on the line of product used. There is a product that is natural and organic.

 k) What are the visible results of a facial?

One can experience visible changes after a facial and feel the skin looks different.the skin would feel moisture, dehydrated, smooth and healthy.

Are your looking for an experienced and well-trained esthetician to do a professional facial? Our team of estheticians will examine your skin and give you the best recommendation for the best line of products to use. Get the best facials to provide moisturized, dehydrated, glowing young looking face after our processes. Our services are cost effective and economical. Please contact Angie for the best services and enjoy the best cleansing and massage.

If you like to make an appointment with Angie, please call (818) 600-1889. She also offers her services for the residents of Northridge and the surrounding cities.

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