Why get a facial? If your face is too dry or oily, or you’re constantly looking for ways to cover up unsightly facial blemishes, a facial may help.

There are many different facials, it can be a deep cleansing treatment applied to the face or a efficient anti-aging treatment.

Facials can be designed to eliminate clogged pores, blackheads, and other impurities affecting the appearance and overall health of the skin. Facial treatments incorporate a variety of grooming steps that can include the use of creams, masks, peels, steam, exfoliation, extraction, lotions, and massage. A facial cleans, exfoliates and nourishes the skin to promote clear, well-hydrated skin. Facials were once thought to be a treatment only for women, but now men get facials, too.

Q: Which are the Basic Steps of a Facial

A: A facial involves a few basic steps:

- cleansing

- skin analysis

- a mask targeted to your skin type (dry, oily, combination, sensitive, mature.)

- application of toners and protective creams

- advice on home skin care

Q: How Often Should I Get A Facial?

A: Ideally, get a facial every four to six weeks because that’s how long it takes the skin to regenerate. Try to have a facial at least four times a year, as the season changes. You may need it more frequently if you are trying to clear up a case of acne, especially at the beginning.