31 East Darrah Lane
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648

What is a Hydrafacial?

A HydraFacial is a comprehensive facial treatment performed with a specialized machine, typically the Hydrafacial MD by Edge Systems. This patented device allows aestheticians to administer a multistep procedure in a single session, encompassing cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, and the delivery of rejuvenating serums. Utilizing a unique vortex swirling action, the HydraFacial system effectively removes impurities, dead skin cells, and debris while simultaneously hydrating and soothing the skin. The treatment consists of 3 main steps: cleansing/exfoliating & a gentle chemical peel, vacuum suction extraction, and the application of a hydrating serum. This innovative approach to skincare provides a comprehensive solution for improving skin texture, tone, and overall appearance, making it a popular choice for individuals seeking a rejuvenating facial experience.

Key Benefits of a Hydrafacial

  • Gentle on all skin types.
  • Hydrates and nourishes the skin.
  • Restores skin firmness.
  • Provides consistent and safe results.
  • Customizable treatment options.
  • Ideal for sensitive skin.
  • Enhances complexion with increased hydration, brightness, and plumpness.
  • Targets signs of aging, such as fine lines, wrinkles, and enlarged pores.
  • Offers immediate skin smoothing and plumping effects.
  • Visible results after just one session.
  • Regular treatments maintain and improve skin health, promoting a clearer complexion and enhanced elasticity.

How is a Hydrafacial Performed?

A HydraFacial treatment begins with a patented HydraFacial device, resembling a large rolling cart equipped with hoses and a wand featuring detachable heads. The procedure commences with three fundamental steps, each aimed at rejuvenating the skin and addressing specific concerns. Firstly, the skin undergoes deep cleansing and exfoliation, utilizing a gentle peel to unveil a fresh layer of skin. Following this, impurities are gently extracted from the pores through painless suction, effectively reducing congestion and promoting clearer skin. Finally, the skin’s surface is saturated with intense moisturizers and nourishing ingredients tailored to individual skin types, ensuring hydration and revitalization.

The noninvasive nature of the HydraFacial procedure makes it akin to a regular spa facial but with purportedly more dramatic results. A mechanized wand is employed to deeply cleanse, exfoliate, and deliver customized serums, enhancing the overall efficacy of the treatment. Typically, the procedure involves three main steps: cleansing and exfoliation to loosen dead skin cells, followed by extraction to unclog pores and reduce congestion using a suction tool. Lastly, a serum infused with antioxidants and collagen is applied, effectively plumping, hydrating, and illuminating the skin, resulting in a radiant and refreshed complexion.

How does a Hydrafacial work?

The Hydrafacial operates through a combination of exfoliation, suction, and serum infusion, distinguishing it from traditional microdermabrasion. Unlike microdermabrasion, which employs an abrasive instrument to remove outer skin layers, the Hydrafacial utilizes an exfoliating tip paired with suction to gently eliminate dead skin cells from the skin’s surface. Following exfoliation, serums customized to individual skin needs are infused into the skin, enhancing its overall health and appearance. The device’s vacuum-like action not only aids in deep cleansing and extraction of impurities but also facilitates the penetration of active ingredients from the serums, maximizing the effectiveness of the treatment. This innovative approach results in smoother, clearer, and more radiant skin, making the Hydrafacial a preferred choice for many seeking rejuvenation and skincare benefits.

How is a Hydrafacial different from other skin treatments?

The HydraFacial stands out from other skin treatments in several key aspects. Firstly, unlike traditional facials, which may yield varying results based on skin type and the skill of the aesthetician, the HydraFacial consistently delivers effective outcomes across all skin types. Its comprehensive approach combines cleansing, exfoliation, chemical peel, collagen building, and facial muscle relaxation to address a wide range of beauty concerns, including large pores, wrinkles, breakouts, and thinning skin. Moreover, the HydraFacial offers a gentle and pain-free experience both during and after the treatment, making it suitable for individuals with diverse skin concerns and sensitivities. Utilizing patented technology and a mechanized wand, the HydraFacial ensures deep cleansing, exfoliation, and hydration in a single session, resulting in noticeable improvements such as enhanced hydration, reduced fine lines, and minimized dark spots. Overall, the HydraFacial’s innovative approach and superior results make it a preferred choice for individuals seeking a comprehensive and rejuvenating skincare solution.

How long is the typical Hydrafacial treatment?

The Hydrafacial treatment typically takes about half an hour.

How many Hydrafacial treatments will I need?

The immediate results will last about a week, so monthly treatments are recommended for the improvement in appearance of wrinkles, spots, fine lines, and other skin concerns.

Is the recovery time long?

There is no recovery time / downtime with Hydrafacials, meaning that you can get the procedure done, leave our office, and continue your day! Mild redness, swelling, or discomfort in the affected area can last up to a few days.

What are the potential side effects?

Following the procedure, side effects may include mild redness, swelling, or discomfort in the affected area for a few days.

Is the treatment painful?

Hydrafacials are virtually pain-free. You may feel mild tenderness on your skin.

Can I receive Hydrafacial if I have a darker skin tone?

Yes, Hydrafacial works on various skin types and skin tones, but consulting with a certified practitioner beforehand is recommended in order to receive a more personalized and tailored treatment.

How do I know if a Hydrafacial is right for me?

You can consult a qualified medical professional to see if Hydrafacial is right for you. Our office is available for consultations at 31 East Darrah Lane, Lawrence Township NJ. To schedule an appointment, call the following number: 609-587-9944

Important Pre-Treatment Instructions

To reduce the chance of any adverse side effects, we recommend doing the following things (unless your physician says otherwise):

  • Make sure to hydrate, and moisturize your skin well daily before the treatment (at least a week in advance)
  • Keep treatment areas clean and free them of any substances such as lotion, makeup, sunscreen or any other cosmetic products
  • Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight a week before the treatment
  • Follow the precise pre-treatment guidelines given by your healthcare provider to achieve the best outcomes and reduce the risk of potential complications 

(this section should only serve as additional information; it is NOT a substitute for your healthcare provider’s instructions)