8 Secrets Your Esthetician Won't Tell You
You shell out major cash for a facial -- but are you really getting your money's worth? Read on
You don't actually need that peel or microdermabrasionSnyder says she often has clients insisting on a "really strong peel," microdermabrasion, or a trendy treatment they read about in a magazine. For most people -- and especially anyone with sensitive skin -- these treatments aren't necessary.
On the flip side, some of the less talked-about treatments can actually be the best ones for you. "One treatment that is vastly undersold is the microcurrent facial toning, aka 'non surgical facelift' or 'electric facial,'" Snyder says. "It has been around for about 30 years and it works!" She says some clients are reluctant since initially they'll need to come in two to three times a week, but she says the clients who do commit look fabulous. The lesson here: Find an esthetician you trust, and listen to what she recommends.
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