How Often Should You Get a Facial? Skincare Expert Reveals the Secret

Have you ever felt that post-facial glow and wished you could experience it every day? While daily facials may not be practical, knowing how often to get a facial can help maintain healthy and radiant skin.

So, how often should you get a facial?

According to skincare specialist Jennifer at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery, getting a facial every 6 to 8 weeks is ideal for a healthy, effective skincare regimen. This allows enough time for your pores to fill up with dirt and oil before your next facial, but not so much time that your skin becomes dull and clogged.

  • If you have acne-prone skin, you may want to get a facial every 4 to 6 weeks.
  • If you have dry skin, you may want to get a facial every 8 to 12 weeks.
  • If you have sensitive skin, you may only want to get a facial once a month.

Ultimately, how often you should get a facial is up to you and your skin. We recommend talking to a skincare expert like Jennifer to find out what’s right for you.

What does a facial do?

Facials can help to remove dirt, oil, and dead skin cells from your face. They can also help to shrink pores, reduce inflammation, and improve the overall texture of your skin.

If you have acne-prone skin, facials can help to unclog pores and reduce breakouts. If you have dry skin, facials can help to hydrate and plump your skin. If you have dull skin, facials can help to brighten and clarify your complexion.

There are many different types of facials and facial treatments. From medical-grade facials to HydraFacials to chemical peels, etc., are all considered types of facial treatments. Of course, not all facials are created equal. Some facials are more aggressive than others, and some may not be right for your skin type. It’s important to choose a facial that is appropriate for your needs and to work with a professional who can help you choose the right products and treatments for your skin.

The main goal of a facial, is to use a mix of exfoliation, massage, scrubs, oils, and steam to increase lymphatic drainage, blood circulation, and pore extraction and promote healthier, more clear skin.

Are facials good for your skin?

Skin care specialist preforming a HydraFacial

The short answer is, yes, absolutely, facials are good for your skin.

Facials are more than just a way to cleanse your face of dirt. They also deep-clean toxins and bacteria and remove dead skin cells from your face. This deep cleaning protects your skin from bacteria and helps prevent blackheads and skin inflammation.

Determining the best facial for your skin:

It is important to note that everyone’s skin is different. A skin product or facial that has a flawless effect on your sister might make your skin break out. This is why it is important to have a consultation skincare professional before your first facial.

In your skincare consultation, you will discuss:

  • What is your current skincare routine?
  • What are your current skin concerns?
  • Are you allergic to any products?
  • What product make you break out? Dry you out?
  • Do you have more dry or oily skin?
  • Are you prone to redness?

After you discuss these questions, your skin care professional will recommend the best skincare treatment or custom facial that will help you get the results you want.

Watch our skin care specialist, Jennifer, during a skincare consultation with a patient before deciding the best treatment for them.

Maintaining healthy skin between facials:

There are three main things you should be using on your skin every morning to keep your skin healthy and protected:

  1. Moisturizer
  2. Sunscreen
  3. Facial Cleanser

As long as you have all three of these products that work for your skin, you are protecting your skin.

Interested in learning more about how often you need a facial or have skincare questions? Book a consultation with us today!