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Sensitive Skin Types: Breaking News – You Can Enjoy a Facial

If your skin reacts to products harshly or more intensely than other types of skin, you tend to avoid trying different things. Those with sensitive skin are the most likely to not book a facial because of the fear of the service being too severe for them. However, this common misconception can be avoided and your skin will love the pampering – when done correctly.

Sensitive Skin Facials

When it comes to sensitive skin, not only does it react more strongly to skin care products, but it can also be much more unpredictable. Redness, irritation, inflammation, these can all be a result of a facial for sensitive skin types. The term sensitive skin can have a large range, though, as it can be applied to many different aspects of the skin reacting. Some of these terms for sensitive skin can be under:

  • Acne-prone skin
  • Allergic reactions
  • Inflammation
  • Eczema
  • Razor burn
  • Itchy skin
  • Rosacea

When you think of the broadness that sensitive skin can be applicable for, then you wonder how so many people can go have a facial. The reason for this is that sensitive skin can actually improve from facials. It’s important that when you make that leap to overcome the fears of “what if” regarding a facial, that you also take the necessary precautions before you begin.

What are these steps?

First and foremost, if you have ultra sensitive skin and only ever see a dermatologist for skin care products and problems, then it would be best to consult with them on what type of facial you should choose. When you go to the spa for a facial, always make sure you tell the aesthetician that you have sensitive skin. Also, it helps if you know what irritates your skin and to let them know those ingredients too.

With sensitive skin, being careful from start to finish is the surefire way to avoid any negative reactions. The most common types of skin care and ingredients to steer clear from are:

  • Retinol
  • Vitamin C serums
  • Benzoyl Peroxide
  • Salicylic acid
  • AHAs/BHAs
  • Fragrance
  • Microdermabrasion

Luckily, there are facials that are packed with ingredients and skin care products that are all about healing, nurturing, and plumping the skin without irritating it. It’s all about having a professional aesthetician that knows how to treat sensitive skin.

Botanica Day Spa Facials

At Botanica spa, located in downtown Clearwater, FL, there are plenty of facials to choose from for sensitive skin types. Letting our wonderful, caring aestheticians know about concerns and known reactions that your skin has will certify that your experience at Botanica will be sublime. With a variety of facial choices, you can’t go wrong with the following facial services:

  • Botanica Signature Facial
  • Micro Current Facial Therapy
  • Dermaplaning
  • Stem Cell Facial
  • Caviar Facial
  • Rosacea Soothing Facial
  • Botanica Deep Cleansing Facial
  • LED Facial
  • 4 Layer Facial

For your first facial and worried about any bad reactions, it’s recommended to try the Rosacea Soothing Facial. It’s the perfect balance of a professional facial without any intense products. It can take several appointments for your skin to get acclimated and ready to take on the next gradient. It can be frustrating to take baby steps, but with sensitive skin, in the long run, being safe with your skin will ultimately show the greatest reward.

Your skin can grow to withstand more products where you can even use intense serums or exfoliants if given the proper care and time to accommodate. Our professional aestheticians will do everything they can to treat your sensitive skin appropriately and show you that you can keep coming back for luxurious and relaxing facials!

Call us at Botanica spa today to book your facial appointment at 727-441-1711 or make one online!

Love,

Gen

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