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WAVE Podcast Episode 4: Skincare, Acne, and HydraFacials with Sarah!

This week we have Sarah on the Podcast! Sarah is one of the expert aestheticians who work at WAVE and help our wonderful patients just like you.

Here are a few of the things we discussed on the podcast:

  • Acne
    • Start by seeing how “active” the acne is
      • Active means very red and sort of the extreme version of acne
    • Stress-induced acne
      • Some extractions
      • Steam, massage, and clay mask
  • Mask
    • Lots of different options
    • The collagen mask from Valmont is great and incredibly hydrating
    • Sarah uses a sheet mask every day
  • Sarah’s skincare routine
    • Morning
      • Cleanse with lukewarm water, sometimes finishes with some cold water
      • Go from light to heavy…
        • Toner or serum first
        • Moisturizer
        • Sunscreen
    • Evening
      • Makeup remover
      • Sarah always cleans her face twice
      • Pro tip: use the ring finger to apply creams and cleanse the face
        • Use a gentle circular motion
      • Exfoliation (maybe once per week)
        • This could irritate skin with acne
      • Lastly, it is back to the mask, toner, serum, oil, and eye cream
  • For perspective Sarah naturally has great skin
    • Her skin is dehydrated (she says she needs to drink more water!)
    • She has a few sunspots and red spots because she didn’t take care of her skin early on
  • Skincare advice for patients in their 20’s
    • No need to start the anti-aging creams yet; it might be too rich
    • Be sure to hydrate your skin (drink water, use masks, etc.)
    • Eye cream
      • Prime Contour from Valmont
  • Sunscreen is for everyone and very important!
    • It needs to be reapplied regularly
    • Women can use a foundation that has SPF
    • The truck driver video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkTdfcDOUH0
    • Even when it is gloomy, you can still be sunburned
    • Make it a habit; put it on every day
  • HydraFacial
    • It is sort of like a pore vacuum facial
    • Removes the impurities from the face and is very hydrating
    • Great for enlarged pores and oily skin

Want to improve your skin, get a HydraFacial, or have a question? Give us a call at (888) 674-3001.

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