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Break Down the Science of Facials with Trouvaille Med Spa

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Maintaining healthy skin is the root to aging gracefully. And one of the foundations of aesthetic medicine is facials, dating back to the ancient world. Though one thing is certain, we are all looking for a way to achieve a radiant complexion!

In this article, our skincare experts have answered frequent questions we receive, such as what exactly are medical-grade facials? How can they improve the quality of your skin? And, what is the science behind their effectiveness?

So, let’s dive into this topic together and explore the wonders of medical-grade facials.

What Are Medical Grade Facials?

Medical-grade facials provide the most effective method to rejuvenate your skin, offering profound exfoliation, brightening effects, and essential hydration. These facials are administered by skilled a who follow protocols developed under the guidance of physicians.

What sets medical-grade facials apart is their utilization of clinic-grade solutions, enabling the treatment to penetrate deeper into the skin layers. This advanced approach effectively targets surface-level sun damage, hyperpigmentation, discoloration, acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles, and enhances overall skin texture.

What are the Active Ingredients in a Medical Grade Facial?

Medical-grade solutions, also known as peels, can consist of glycolic acid, a blend of alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA), beta-hydroxy acid (BHA), or a trichloroacetic acid (TCA) which is a stronger and deeper medical peel- giving you better results, faster. 

  • AHAs are naturally found in fruits and milk, which work to reveal a brighter and more even complexion by removing dead skin cells.
  • BHAs, on the other hand, are great for penetrating deep into your pores and are often included in products for people with acne-prone skin. A common BHA is salicylic acid.
  • Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring humectant in our skin, responsible for keeping our skin hydrated and plump. Using hyaluronic acid in facials will give your skin a luminous and hydrating boost.
  • Vitamin A, also known as retinoids, was originally used to treat acne but with further clinical research, it has been proven to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

The purpose of these peels is to accelerate the process of cell turnover, effectively removing the accumulation of dead skin cells on the surface and revealing fresh, revitalized skin cells. This transformation leads to a complexion that is both brighter and smoother.

When it comes to achieving specific skincare objectives, maintaining consistency is vital in medical-grade facials. Your clinician will recommend the ideal time interval between treatments, although typically a monthly appointment is advised to maximize the cumulative advantages.  

Active Ingredients for facials

Medical Grade Facials at Trouvaille Med Spa

An invigorating way to enhance your skin’s radiance. The peel is a chemical exfoliation treatment that delicately removes dead skin cells, and simultaneously stimulates the skin’s natural collagen and elastin regeneration process.  This leads to a smoother and more luminous complexion. The solution employed in the peel consists of a combination of AHAs and BHAs, working synergistically to deliver optimal results.

Our personalized facials are meticulously tailored to address the unique needs and desires of our clients, effectively targeting their specific skin concerns. Through a thorough double-cleansing process, we ensure a clean canvas for treatment. Followed by an enzyme mask to strip dead skin cells on the epidermis, giving your skin a nice glow. Then, the extraction process removes dirt and debris. Next is a relaxing facial massage to stimulate blood flow, improving skin tone and texture. Finally, a personalized mask and series of serums are applied on the skin to address specific concerns, such as: acne, anti-aging, hydration, and calming sensitized skin.

This indulgent 3-in-1 facial is highly popular among both beginners and patients seeking a transitional treatment option. Our Signature HydraFacial is specifically designed to deeply cleanse, extract, and hydrate your skin.

Not only does this treatment provide an instant glow to your skin, but it also serves as a beneficial long-term solution for addressing concerns such as dryness, dehydration, aging, minimizing pore appearance, and enhancing skin brightness.

This facial treatment offers a solution for addressing dull skin and removing unwanted vellus hair, often referred to as “peach fuzz.” With the use of a medical-grade scalpel, Dermaplaning gently exfoliates the skin’s surface, effectively eliminating both vellus hair and the accumulation of dead skin cells. This process results in a smoother and more vibrant complexion.

Bonus tip: This treatment can be added on to a HydraFacial to maximize serum absorption into the skin. Plus! Read our Dermaplaning 101 to prepare you for your next treatment.

Excited to Start Your Skincare Journey with Trouvaille Med Spa?

We are too! Our team is full of passionate skincare professionals, who are always happy to guide you through your skincare journey. As a premier medical spa in Tinley Park, Trouvaille offers a highly personalized treatment plan to address specific concerns, needs, goals, and budget. It’s important for us to provide you with a 360° approach to reach your goals.

Book your complimentary consultation today to find out which facial treatment is best for your concerns, learn about medical-grade skincare, and other science-backed treatments that can pair beautifully with your skin goals!