Maskne, go! These topical treatments will help you show off the skin you have hidden.
OMG Escape: Skin House Facial Bar
This new 50-minute treatment uses deep cleansing and gentle exfoliation to clear clogged pores, reduce inflammation, and minimize future breakouts. For anyone who suffers from continuous flare-ups – because let’s face it, we aren’t completely giving up our masks just yet – facial treatment can be combined with blue light therapy, an LED treatment that removes toxins and promotes the synthesis of collagen and elastin, to help keep the skin taut and smooth. $ 105; Bella Vista.
Essent Skinpen Experience: Spa Essent
Performed by nurses, this 50-minute micro-needling treatment fights large pores, hyperpigmentation and acne scars caused by prolonged use of the mask. The Skinpen creates microchannels in the outer layers of the skin to allow deeper penetration of the serums that aid in skin rejuvenation. Three or more sessions, completed six weeks apart, are recommended for optimal results. $ 400 per session; Radnor.
Hydrafacial Purifier: Body + Beauty Lab
Body + Beauty Lab tackles the crude reality of bacteria-trapping masks with the purifying rendering of its traditional HydraFacial. The 45-minute treatment includes GlySal 15%, an exfoliating blend of glycolic, lactic and salicylic acids, to remove buildup and also includes pore extraction and nourishing serum. $ 210; Washington Square West.
Facial treatment with tea tree: Canvas skin
A deep cleansing, steam and facial massage are all part of this hour-long – or 30-minute, if you choose the express option – that tackles the main causes of maskne (irritation, build-up). moisture and bacterial growth) with an emphasis on natural elements. Sometimes used as an alternative to anti-acne benzol peroxide, tea tree oil in the Dviniti skin care The products applied by your esthetician reduce inflammation and itching and help in the healing of skin cells. $ 65 to $ 85; Chestnut Hill.
Crystal Magic workshop for your skin: Sabbatical Beauty
Stress – and who is not stressed? – causes your body to release cortisol, which increases the production of sebum in the skin. With Adeline Koh’s 50-minute intro video on incorporating crystals into your skin care (ideal for those not yet ready for spa treatments), you will learn how to self-administer a crystal facial treatment, which involves placing stones on acupressure points on the face. . If nothing else, the moment of calm will bring zen to your hectic daily life. $ 45 for registration and crystal kit; sabbaticalbeauty.com.
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