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5 Reasons Why You Need a Facial

26 Apr 2019 by Myreen Young

Facials are an important aspect of skincare, though often seen as a pampering experience. It is one of the best ways you can take care of your skin, cleansing, exfoliating and nourishing the skin and leaving you with a hydrated complexion.

Specialists recommend having a professional facial once a month, as it takes around a month for your skin to go through the whole cycle, and a facial helps the process. Regular treatments keep your skin toned and clear, and if it is not a part of your skincare routine, here are some reasons why it should be.

Deep Cleaning

With the right preparation and skin softening, a facial can help to gently clean clogged pores, cleansing blackheads and impurities without causing damage to your skin. Even if you have great at-home routines using natural skincare, UK products, having a facial helps to get in deeper, past the surface problems and will leave your complexion looking rejuvenated.

Skin Analysis

Getting a professional facial means you have an expert telling you about your skin type, what needs it has and what you can do at home. This can include identifying the cause and treatment of redness, inflammation, dry skin, spots and irritation. Good facials are customised to your skin is getting the correct treatment it needs. In addition to common skin problems being identified, a facial might also help you notice potentially more harmful abnormalities that will need to be checked by a doctor.

Woman receiving facial from an expert


Facials are more important when you age, as it helps with cell turnover, blood circulation as well as boosting collagen production by around 20%, and leaves you looking younger. Facials also help to balance your skin, stopping it from looking dull, which means your skin looks smoother and healthier. Regular facials can help slow the clock and help you achieve a youthful appearance.

Stress Release

Stress can affect us more than we realise, and studies have shown that it can be unhealthy for your skin, and signs are particularly clear to see on the face, from breakouts to rashes. Facials are extremely relaxing, and allow you to spend time by yourself in a peaceful environment where you only need to think about yourself. Like all massages which release tension around your body, a facial does the same.

Man with mud face mask on

Strengthen Exfoliation

Exfoliating should be part of your regular skincare routine, and as mentioned above, a facial provides a deeper cleanse. For a facial the exfoliation is catered to your skin type, giving you the exact results you need for healthier skin. Exfoliation helps to smooth the skin, get rid of dull skin and dead cells, improves the cell turnover, softens lines and helps to even out the tone.

Browse through our products that are ideal for various skin types and when used in your daily routine will be improving your skin within days. Why not also take a look at some of our other blogs from tips on caring for ageing skin to the importance of cleansers.