Sierra Cosmetic Laser & Spa

Facials and Treatments

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Pamper your skin with a luxurious facial...
and treat your skin troubles away!

 

What is a facial?
A "facial" is a treatment administered by a licensed aesthetician that can address any number of skin concerns.  Facial treatments typically consist of a skin analysis, deep cleansing, exfoliating and/or masqueing, massage and moisturizing. It may also include extraction of blackheads or whiteheads. A facial can also include a chemical or enzyme peel. 

How often should I have a facial?
Regular facials can help improve the appearance and condition of your skin, extend the life of laser or surgical treaments and treat many skin conditions.  During your facial, our esthetician will analyze your skin and make recommendations regarding the type and frequency of treatments as well as a home care program. After a series of treatments to remedy specific problems, a facial treatment is recommended at least once per month.

What types of skin problems can be treated with facials?
There are many conditions such as dryness, fine wrinkling, brown spots, acne, scars, oiliness and sun damage to name a few.

How does a chemical peel work?
Chemical peels work similarly to laser peels in that they dissolve the uppermost layers of the skin to allow new, fresh regrowth.  However, the depth of the peel can be very light to very deep depending upon the peeling agent and how long it is left on the skin.  At Sierra Cosmetic Laser we offer light to moderate chemical peels.  The ingredients in chemical peels vary depending upon the condition you wish to treat and depth of peel.  Typical peeling agents include acids (Salicylic, Glycolic, Lactic, Vitamin C) or enzymes (fruit or vegetable) or a combination.

How will my skin feel after a chemical peel?
It is not uncommon for the skin to be a bit red right after a peel, somewhat like a sunburn.  Over the next few days you will likely notice flaky peeling of the skin and some darker areas especially if you are treating brown spots. There is typically no "down time" with a light to moderate peel, you will just need to be careful to avoid a lot of sun exposure and wear a good quality sunscreen.

Why do you use Eminence Organic products for your facials?
We use the Eminence Organic line of products as part of our dedication to natural beauty and health.  These products are highly effective but extremely pleasing to the senses with the beautiful colors and smells you can only get with pure botanical ingredients.  The Eminence professional line includes a wide range of treatment options including natural beta-hydroxy acid (glycolic), alpha-hydroxy acid (salicylic), papain, bromelain and lactic acid peels. The masques and serums are highly bio-active and help to heal the skin quickly.

How much do your facials cost?
Facials range from $40-50 for a basic half hour "maintenance" facial to $100 for a full hour and a fifteen minute facial that includes neck/shoulder/arm massage and a lip and eye treatment.

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