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How to Prepare for a Facial

If you’ve never had a facial at a spa before, ask your friends what makes for a good spa and be sure to look at the reviews for establishments that offer the facial services you’re looking for and have complete license sure. Once you’ve scheduled your facial, all you have to do is relax; you can wear your daily make-up into the spa or go without, you can shave the night before instead of the morning of to reduce potential irritation, and you can wear comfortable clothing. Depending on the services you signed up for as part of your facial, you might be asked to disrobe from the waist up and to wear a body wrap instead.

How to Prepare for a Facial

Your first facial isn’t just an opportunity to deep clean and moisturize your skin. It’s an opportunity to asked trained professionals questions about your skin care routine, any skin conditions you have, and what types of products make the best moisturizers and exfoliates. Experimenting with different products can be expensive and frustrating, especially if you have sensitive skin, but chances are there’s an aesthetics professional on-site who is familiar with both the skin care products you’re asking about and your type of skin, and they can give you simple, well-researched alternatives. Once you schedule a facial appointment, or once you start considering a facial, keep a notepad next to your bathroom mirror so you can jot down questions as they come to mind.

The last step of preparing for a facial is just to show up a few minutes early. This will give you plenty of time to fill in the intake form that has a few medical questions and ensures nothing will activate your allergies. If you want to learn more about different spa services, contact Shelley’s Day Spa & Salon here.