FAQ

FAQs

1. How do I determine what kind of skin care treatment is best for my skin?

Each individual has different skin, therefore, Couture Aesthetics does not offer “cookie cutter” treatments and only offers customized skin care treatments. After a full skin care consultation with Holly, she will determine what type of treatment is best for you.

 

2. What can I expect and what will I look like after a superficial peel?

For the first day, it is possible that the skin will feel tight and appear slightly more red. In some cases, the skin may deepen in color.  Generally, the skin is less irritated after the first 24 hours.

3. What should I avoid after a facial?

During a facial, your skin will be steamed, exfoliated, extracted, massaged, etc. The last thing you want to do is go home and wash your face with an AHA (alpha hydroxyl acid) or apply retinoids. Do not apply comedogenic makeup and avoid picking and touching your face. Stay out of the sun and avoid tanning beds.

4. Are scrubs bad for my skin?

Some can be, especially when the ingredients contain shell type grains like almond or apricot kernels. Those type of scrubs contain jagged edges that can harm or scratch the skin. Most professional exfoliators contain perfect round spheres that will exfoliate your skin without any harm.

 

5. How often should I have a facial

To maintain healthy glowing skin, I recommend a facial every 4-6 weeks. However, I may recommend more frequent visits if your skin condition is experiencing breakouts or to treat a specific skin condition, such as active acne or hyperpigmentation.

6. How can I prolong my facial?

I recommend being diligent with your skin care routine and wash your face twice a day. During your visit, I will recommend specific products for your skin type. Drink plenty of water and exercise often to regulate oil production in your sebaceous glands.

What is the difference between Dermalinfusion and Microdermabrasion?

While both Dermalinfusion and Microdermabrasion remove a portion of the upper layer of the skin, or the stratum corneum, the Dermalinfusion treatment is much more controlled and consistent in the way it operates.  That is because, rather than blasting particles at skin (as with older microdermabrasion devices), or pushing an abrasive tip across the skin by hand, Dermalinfusion uses the controlled vacuum pressure to pull the skin up into a chamber in the hand piece, where it is evenly abraded just as aggressively or as softly as the vacuum pressure is set by the skincare professional.  This is significant, because all other devices rely on the operator to apply the same pressure, at the same speed, consistently over the skin.   the same treatment.

The process of controlled exfoliation, or microdermabrasion is where the comparisons stop.  However, it is just the beginning of the actual Dermalinfusion treatment one receives during the procedure.  With a Dermalinfusion treatment, that same controlled vacuum pressure that is used to pull the skin into the chamber, allowing the diamond abrasive tip to very consistently remove the stratum corneum, is also driving a condition-specific topical solution deep into the skin, right down to the dermal junction where the skin cells are regenerating.