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Facials For Men: A Beginner’s Guide

August 31 2019
Facials For Men: A Beginner’s Guide

Dear Men, if you've never experienced a professional facial, you're missing out on quite the experience! Afterward, you'll find yourself wondering why you haven't done this more often because it's a treatment that's not only relaxing, but provides almost instant results. There are some things you just can't get from your daily grooming routine, and a professional esthetician can assess your skin's specific needs and tailor a personalized skincare regimen to help your skin look its absolute best. Before your first facial, it’s a good idea to know how to prepare and what to expect at your appointment. Today, we’ll talk about our top tips to help you get started.

On the day of your appointment, go ahead and do your usual morning skincare routine. The only exception would be exfoliation. We recommend you do not exfoliate for four days before your appointment because doing so may cause your skin to be overly sensitive during your treatment. We also recommend that you shave so that your esthetician has full access to your skin. 

Come prepared to talk about your skincare routine and any concerns you might have. This will allow your esthetician to be able to customize your treatment or recommend the best facial for your skincare needs. 

As far as how often you should get a facial treatment, that also will depend upon the condition of your skin. For example, if you are someone who experiences a lot of clogged pores or acne breakouts, you may have to get a facial every two or three weeks in the beginning in order to get on top of managing the breakouts and pores. After that, you can usually go into maintenance mode and have a facial every five or six weeks to maintain your healthy skin. 

One of the major benefits of professional facials is the time you get with your esthetician. They can help you learn about your skin and how to properly care for it, which will allow you to ensure the health of your skin at home. It’s also a great time to problem-solve your skin care issues, whether it's dry skin, redness, irritation or acne; a great facial will be customized to the issues you are experiencing, both long and short term.

Are you ready to try out a Men’s Exclusive Facial at TRU Salon + Spa? If so, give us a call at one of our two locations- Branchburg, NJ (908) 218-9878 or Warren, NJ (908) 753-9878, book online, or download the app from free from iTunes, Google Play, or Amazon.