Pregnancy is easily one of the most beautiful events that a woman can experience, but sometimes pregnancy can really suck the life out of you and your skin. Pregnancy causes women to experience a multitude of bodily changes, from the growing size of your belly to strange food cravings. However, one of the most frustrating changes that many women experience during their pregnancy is a change in their skin.
Pigmentation issues, bumps on the skin, acne, pregnancy mask, the list of skin blemishes goes on and on from your hormones being altered by the little human life inside your body. However, there’s good news: cosmetic procedures can help correct many of these skin issues. But with so many products on the market that you can and cannot use while pregnant (and breastfeeding), it can sometimes be daunting. Well, HydraFacial® is the answer for you! HydraFacial® is a fantastic service for pregnant women who want to clear their skin from dirt, debris, and congestion, and the best part is that you can rest assured that your precious baby will not be affected. After your HydraFacial® treatment, you will be able to smile as you look at your face in the mirror and see fresh, radiant, hydrated skin. Let us ease your mind a bit with some information about facials during pregnancy at Sanctuary Medical Aesthetic Center.
What Is a HydraFacial®?
HydraFacial® is one of the most popular and trusted facial treatments for both men and women. And one of the best things about this service is that it is customizable to you and your skin. So whether you are pregnant and have different skin concerns than other women, you are experiencing acne, or you just want a relaxing facial rejuvenation, HydraFacial® can be the perfect solution for your aesthetic desires.
The HydraFacial® treatment combines cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, and hydration into a quick and easy three-step process to give you complete rejuvenation.
- Step 1: The HydraFacial® wand is used to cleanse and exfoliate to remove dead skin cells, oils, and other impurities from the surface of the skin.
- Step 2: Vortex Technology™ uses a powerful suction process to open the pores and extract debris from them without irritating the skin.
- Step 3: A specially tailored formula of serums is infused to moisturize and plump the skin.
Can I Get a HydraFacial® While Pregnant?
Yes! HydraFacial® is one of the safest facial treatments that you can get while pregnant. Because this treatment is customizable to your skin concerns, condition, and your aesthetic desires, we can make sure that you are getting the results you want without any of the trouble that other treatments cause for pregnant women.
As with any plastic surgery or cosmetic treatment, your consultation is one of the most important aspects of your HydraFacial® treatment. At your consultation at Sanctuary Medical Aesthetic Center, you will have a chance to explain your facial concerns and goals, while our professionals examine your skin condition and develop a treatment plan that is tailored specifically to you. This will allow the skin technician to modify any ingredients that may not be as safe for women who are pregnant. Additionally, during your consultation, you will be provided with any pre- and post-treatment instructions to help you prepare for your HydraFacial® treatment and keep your results lasting as long as possible. Be sure to speak to your medical provider before any cosmetic treatments, just in case.
How Often Should I Get a HydraFacial®?
While your HydraFacial® results are not permanent, with maintenance treatments, you can keep your facial skin looking rejuvenated and refreshed as long as you desire.
HydraFacial® treatments can be performed every four weeks. However, the amount of time between your treatments depends on the specific condition of your skin, including the extent of correction needed. At your consultation, your facial expert will be able to recommend a course of action and maintenance plan for your skin.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including a balanced diet, regular exercise, and a good skin care routine will only help prolong your stunning results. And regular maintenance and upkeep of your skin’s health will allow you to look more radiant so that you can feel confident and unstoppable!
HydraFacial® Boosters Offered at Sanctuary Medical Aesthetic Center
At Sanctuary Medical Aesthetic Center, we offer a neck booster to add to your HydraFacial® services. HydraFacial® Epicutis™ is the first neck and décolleté booster for neckline revitalization that provides smoother, firmer skin and a more even texture. This technique may be better suited for after pregnancy, but your professional facial specialist will let you know when the best time to use this booster will be. At Sanctuary Medical Aesthetic Center, we offer a conservative approach when it comes to HydraFacial® and pregnancy. We are aware that there are some active ingredients that may not be right for you at this time, so we may be able to substitute a light peel or another service after your HydraFacial® treatment with us.
The Benefits of HydraFacial®
Undergoing this replenishing facial treatment, regardless of whether you are pregnant, provides so many benefits. It is one that is simple yet effective and doesn’t require any downtime. Noticeable results and benefits include:
- Smoother, softer skin
- A more youthful, radiant appearance
- A reduction in visible signs of aging
- Improved skin clarity
Skin Protection While Pregnant
It is imperative that you protect your skin from the sun, and it is even more important that you do so after you’ve received your HydraFacial® treatment. New, fresh skin can be susceptible to various different kinds of elements and environmental factors from everyday life. This means that you need to make sure that you’re treating your skin right after your HydraFacial® treatment.
Hydrating allows your skin to stay nourished while flushing the body of unwanted toxins, while moisturizing helps keep your skin looking and feeling supple and smooth, and sunscreen actively protects your skin from any UV rays and pigmentation issues that are brought on by the sun.
Always Ask Your Doctor!
While we are experts in our field at Sanctuary Medical Aesthetic Center, we truly encourage you to discuss any of your cosmetic services, such as HydraFacial®, with your OB/GYN before scheduling your appointment with us. Getting the “OK” from your physician can definitely help to give you peace of mind, knowing that you are protecting that little miracle growing inside of you while you enjoy a little pampering for yourself!