FAQ2018-11-21T21:04:07+00:00

FAQ

O´Skin frequently asked questions by our clients

Facials are for everybody! At O’Skin we welcome males and females of all ages and of all skin types. Whether you have dry skin, oily, combination, acne, pigmented or simply want to be pampered, we offer a variety of customized treatments for each individual.

Oily skin may seem to be a concern, but truth be told it has more pros than cons! By naturally producing more sebum, oily skin tends to be a little thicker than most so 1) you’re naturally plumped. 2)  you have a higher natural protection factor – meaning you’re not as affected by environmental pollutants and other stressors. 3) best of all – you have a slower aging process! With the right products, we can balance that “greasy” feeling while still benefiting from it. Recommended are: *insert product links*

  • Rinse Cleanser
  • Coffee scrub
  • Tea tree toner
  • Aloe citric gel

You’re about to be really happy with our answer: Yes! You can absolutely get a basic facial while pregnant. Facials are completely safe and relaxing, so long as they’re simple cleansing treatments with no electric currents, chemical peels or laser therapies.

From zero downtime to very minimal, it really depends on the treatment received. Some acne facials may take from 24-48 hours for skin to settle.

When receiving neurotoxins or dermal fillers, it is best to wait a minimum of 3 weeks to avoid any complications.

Both topical and oral medications are extremely important in mentioning to your esthetician. Any information you withhold can increase risk of possible side effects.

Yes, however it is best to do it minimum 2 days post treatment and to always mention it to your esthetician beforehand.

Depending on your skins needs, intervals will be determined during your initial consultation.

Unless you experience a sensitive reaction to facial wax, you can get a facial done as soon as 24 hours.

If possible, it would be best to do so 24 hours in advance.

Microdermabrasion is a diamond tipped wand with light suction that prepares the skin for better product penetration and treatment. It instantly leaves the skin smooth, with a brighter complexion and feeling less decongested after removing the keratinized cells.

Celluma is an LED technology, the application of light energy to the face for therapeutic benefits. The energy delivered by the LEDs has been shown to enhance cellular metabolism, accelerate the repair and replenishment of damaged skin cells, as well as stimulate the production of collagen — the foundation of healthy, smooth skin. LED light therapy may help smooth skin texture, improve skin firmness and resilience, increase lymphatic system activity, restore skin’s natural cellular activity and reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and superficial hyper-pigmentation. The treatment is for all skin types, and is non-ablative, non-invasive, painless and with absolutely no downtime.

Oxygen Blast, otherwise know as oxygen infusion therapy, is the infusion of oxygen into deep layers of the skin. This seeks to replenish lost oxygen to the cells and helps restore structure of the damaged skin while encouraging skin cell renewal.

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If ones “life force energy” is low then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress; if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy.

A treatment feels like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around you. Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing. Many have reported miraculous results.

Ear seeds are a form of Auriculotherapy, a traditional Chinese medicine using acupressure on our ears to treat different organs and systems within the body. Stimulating these parts can treat ailments in those various parts to help reduce headaches, treat addictions, prevent cravings or to simply aid in providing a sense of peace during stressful times. Ear seeds are tiny seeds of the vaccaria plant placed onto key points of the ear with an adhesive tape that can be left on with no pre or post care necessary, no contraindications or side effects.

When receiving body contouring, you will notice a reduction in cellulite and firmness in your skin elasticity. Throughout each session, your skin will tone up in the area being treated while you should also be noticing a decrease in size measurements. Most importantly – there will be a boost in your self esteem overall! We recommend doing a series of treatments to maximize results.