If you have sensitive skin, professional facials can often pose a high risk with a potentially low reward.
However, with the right products and the right therapist, the occasional facial can really help soothe the skin and mind.
You will get to know your skin better
When dealing with unpredictable skin, it can be difficult to think objectively about your skin. How hard can it feel to remember your last "good skin day" when you are in the middle of a flare ?!
A good therapist should be able to calm you down and help you assess things like hydration and congestion that affect the rest of your routine.
skin care routine, you can feel the benefits of a professional facial in a way you might not expect.
Although we always recommend massaging in your facial oil for a few minutes in the evening, it can be difficult to achieve the feel and depth of a professional facial massage.
A skilled facial doctor can apply certain techniques such as acupressure and lymphatic drainage and relive the tension that we often carry in the forehead, jaw and shoulders.
Not only will you feel like you are floating, but this deep relaxation can also help lower cortisol levels over time and reduce the stress that can lead to skin breakouts.
Are you careful about booking a facial? Find a Pai facial near you or follow our guide to booking spa treatments for sensitive skin.