Can a HydraFacial Damage Your Skin?

woman 35 year clean fresh face and hands with long hair in cozy knitted cardigan Regular HydraFacialTM treatments can effectively target many complexion concerns while improving long-term skin health. The three-step process of cleansing and exfoliating, extracting debris, and providing deep hydration is gentle and non-irritating, making it safe for even the most sensitive skin. In short, individuals who are good candidates for the service and follow our aftercare directions do not need to worry about skin damage from a HydraFacial. 

Potential Side Effects of a HydraFacial 

HydraFacial is a safe and comfortable skin treatment with no irritation or downtime. There were absolutely no reported complications during a clinical trial involving hydradermabrasion technology. It’s also not supposed to cause any redness. Instead, it gives you a pretty glow.

That said, the treatment does reveal a newer and healthier layer of skin. That’s why it’s essential to look after your face with the right aftercare measures. Avoid unprotected sun exposure, harsh topicals and acne medications, waxing, and other things that could potentially aggravate your skin. Our staff will provide you with complete post-treatment instructions. 

Rarely, a HydraFacial treatment might temporarily worsen your acne breakouts and whiteheads. This response is often referred to as skin purging and happens as cell turnover speeds up. 

Who Should Not Get a HydraFacial?

HydraFacial treatments are safe for all skin types. Most people can benefit from this service. However, it may not be appropriate for individuals with active skin infections or rashes. Similarly, it may not be suitable for those with inflammatory skin conditions. We will perform a skin evaluation to determine if HydraFacial is the best option for your unique complexion and goals.

Tailored For You

The great thing about a HydraFacial is that it can be tailored to meet your specific needs. For example, a variety of high-quality serums are available to address different skin conditions. The treatment can also be scheduled at a customized frequency that makes sense for your situation.

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In My Own Skin Med Spa is a premier provider of HydraFacials and other cosmetic services in the Lake Oswego area. Call 503-699-6464 to take the first step toward the best skin of your life.

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