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Does A Facial Remove Blackheads? Find Out More Here September 2023

Updated: August 10, 2022

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Do you have blackheads that you want to get rid of? If so, you may be wondering if a facial can help. In this post, we will discuss the benefits of facials and whether or not they can help remove blackheads. We will also provide some tips on how to get the most out of your next facial appointment!

1. What are blackheads and what causes them to form on the skin?

Blackheads are small, dark-colored bumps that form on the skin when dead skin cells and oil become clogged in the pores. Blackheads can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetics and hormone fluctuations.

2. The benefits of getting a facial to remove blackheads

There are many benefits to getting a facial to remove blackheads. Facials can help to exfoliate the skin, unclog pores, and remove dead skin cells. In addition, facials can also help to improve circulation and promote cell turnover.

When getting a facial, be sure to communicate with your esthetician about your concerns with blackheads. This will help them to tailor the facial to your specific needs. In addition, be sure to follow up with a good skincare routine at home. This will help to prevent blackheads from forming in the future.

3. What to expect during your facial treatment

During your facial treatment, your esthetician will cleanse and exfoliate your skin. They will then use a steamer to open up the pores. Next, they will extract the blackheads from the skin using a comedone extractor. Finally, they will apply a mask to soothe and hydrate the skin.

After your facial, you may notice that your skin looks and feels softer and smoother. In addition, your blackheads should be significantly reduced. Be sure to follow the recommended skincare routine from your esthetician to maintain these results.

4. Post-facial care instructions

After your facial, it is important to follow the recommended skincare routine from your esthetician. This may include using a gentle cleanser, applying a light moisturizer, and avoiding direct sunlight. You should also avoid picking or squeezing at the blackheads. Doing so can lead to irritation, inflammation, and scarring.

If you have any questions or concerns about your facial, be sure to speak with your esthetician. They will be able to provide you with additional tips and advice on how to care for your skin.

Have any questions? We would love to hear from you! Contact us or schedule a complimentary consultation with our skin experts today!

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Lauren Siso, Esthetician

Lauren has been medical aesthetician and laser practitioner for over 10 years and is passionate about helping her clients achieve their best skin possible. Lauren truly believes that everyone deserves to feel confident in their own skin and is dedicated to helping her clients achieve that goal!

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Lauren Siso, Medical Aesthetician at ELLEMES Medical Spa