Facials

Fire and Ice Facial Procedure, Benefits, Side-effects and Durability

The Story of Two Opposites on Skin: Fire and Ice Facials

The fire and ice resurfacing clinical treatment have gotten its fair share of attention after everyone’s favorite A-list celebrities, like Jessica Alba, Michelle Keegan, Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian, and many more have officially labeled it as the red carpet facial. Filling the space between a moderate facial and the chemical peel, this 50-minute ice and fire skin facial process is a comprehensive treatment intended to quickly and comfortably repair the skin. So, if you need that instant glow up for a party or some other big event in your life, this red carpet facial is what you need to go for.

For over 12 years, this fire and ice facial treatment is seen to be the top-selling facial treatment. When smoothening, moisturizing, and promoting cell regeneration, eliminates fine lines, blemishes, and wrinkles. In particular, it is steps of a diverse process using a resurfacing mask, peel, serums, and moisturizers that thoroughly purify the skin. It is suitable for all ages and every type of skin. It lives up to the name provided by celebs, and they swear it delivers the most reliable and productive outcomes imaginable. Ingredients such as glycolic acid, vitamin A, hyaluronic C acid, antioxidants, and Aloe Vera are used in this care. All and more of these combined components enable the skin to re-energize and make it shine and appear uplifted.

While lightly exfoliating your skin, the facial works toward enhancing your skin tone and leaving an instant glow on your face. In addition, there is the facial comes with no downtime. Hence, the purpose of this treatment comes with zero after-effects. This multi-step facial leans towards tending to problematic skin, resurface, as well as improve scarring.

Fire and Ice Facial Procedure

The 50-minute fire and ice facial process begin with deep, relaxed cleansing. A single pump of the cleansing complex is adequate to clean the entire face. This kind of cleansing complex is composed of antioxidants, mild resurfacing agents, and antioxidants that thoroughly cleanse the skin surface and its pores. This effective formula has a pH equivalent to that of healthy skin. The skin will be cleansed 2-3 times before proceeding to step two.

After this, the skin care professional will remove the cleansing complex using a warm cloth, sponge, or compresses. If there are any open lesions, they will be avoided and a thin layer of the shield will be applied to protect compromised areas of the face before applying an intensive resurfacing mask.

The subsequent step is to apply the intensive resurfacing mask. Approximately 1-2 teaspoons of the mask are used for the full face. It is then applied evenly, beginning with the outer perimeter, working its way into the center of your face. The intensive resurfacing mask is composed of pharmaceutical grade sugar cane extract, niacinamide, and antioxidants that achieve a superficial chemical exfoliation that dissolves skin cells during the treatment. The mask will be left on for 3-5 minutes. However, if you end up feeling too much heat or discomfort, then the mask’s application time will be decreased. It will be removed by using a cool damp sponge, towel, or a non-woven gauze.

Next, the intensive resurfacing mask will be removed and neutralized with the cleansing complex. It will be kept on for 2-5 minutes or until tingling stops and the mask is counterbalanced. This allows the skin to be left exfoliated and clear. Following the removal of the intensive resurfacing mask, extractions may be performed.

Just about 1-2 teaspoons of the rejuvenating mask are applied next. It is formulated to aid in healing, soothing, and providing hydration to the skin. The botanical complex used to achieve these benefits include these ingredients Aloe Vera, green tea, licorice, grape seed, and rosemary. Hyaluronic acid serves as the humectant and can hind up to 1800 times its own weight in water. The rejuvenating mask will be left on your skin for about 5-10 minutes. A damp sponge, towel, or non-woven gauze will be used for the removal of the mask.

An eye complex is used as the superior eye treatment product with immediate and long term benefits. This unique formula complements the benefits of the facial by supporting the eye area with hydration, plumping of the fine lines and wrinkles, and preventing dark under eyes. Next, a serum is utilized in order to complement the treatment protocol and enhances the results. The serum incorporates pharmaceutical-grade ingredients that calm irritation and inflammation while providing powerful antioxidants benefits. Another serum will be applied to rejuvenate, hydrate, and soothe the skin. Depending upon your individual skin type, other serums or moisturizers will be used accordingly.

For completion of the facial, sunscreen is applied as an essential and will provide broad-spectrum photoprotection, further moisturizing, and shielding from other environmental aggressors. 

How Long Does Fire and Ice Facial Last?

Since the skin is deeply and profoundly hydrated and circulated, the healthy glow from the facial lasts up to 48-72 hours. On the other hand, there are long term benefits to this facial. The facial enables to leave an effect of cellular regeneration. The renewal of cells occurs over the time span of 30 to 40 days.

For the benefits to last even longer, you should schedule the fire and ice treatment every 5-6 weeks.

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Zahira Bano

Zahira holds a Ph.D. in Cosmetics Surgery and Pharma. She worked with Mashable's and some other beauty, skincare, and wellness blogs. She is also a well-known researcher from Nanjing University of Science & Technology. She also writes on the female empowerment motivational topics in her leisure time.

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