Treatment How-to: Facial for Glycated Skin

Repair, strengthen and hydrate glycated skin for a rejuvenated appearance and youthful glow.

Duration: 60–75 minutes

Cost: $140

Contraindications: When performing facial massage movements, use a lighter pressure than normal so not to tug on the skin.

Supplies and equipment needed:

Products needed:

Step 1: After completing a thorough consultation and skin analysis with the client, cleanse the face with gloved hands using a gentle wash around the eye area, neck and décolleté. Remove with cool wet towel or 4 x 4 cotton squares.

Step 2: Perform a second cleanse with the creamy cleanser. Remove with lukewarm towel or 4 x 4 cotton squares.

Step 3: Apply nonabrasive, gentle polish.

Step 4: Remove with lukewarm wet towel or 4 x 4 cotton squares.

Step 5: Apply pomegranate and bromelain enzyme. Leave on for 10 minutes. Remove with lukewarm wet towel or 4 x 4 cotton squares.

Step 6: Perform extractions if needed without use of lancets.

Step 7: Refresh the skin by spritzing hydration mist onto the entire facial area.

Step 8: Apply the antiglycation serum to soothe the skin.

Step 9: Apply a soothing eye serum or moisturizer around the orbital ridge with an eye-mask brush. Then place eye pads soaked in cool water over the eyes.

Step 10: Lightly massage face with a hydrating gel mask to deeply hydrate for 10 minutes. Use beauty globes at this time to soothe skin.

Step 11: Perform a neck and shoulder massage using massage oil or lotion for 10 minutes.

Step 12: Remove the eye and face masks using 4 x 4 cotton squares soaks in cool water.

Step 13: Refresh the skin again by spritzing the hydrating mist onto the facial area.

Step 14: Apply a anti-glycation serum to the face and, using your fingers, tap it into the facial skin until it is absorbed.

Step 15: Warm a pearl-sized amount of eye serum or moisturizer on fingers, then apply to the outer eye area.

Step 16: Perform the same technique using a hydrating lip product and apply to the lips.

Step 17: Apply an antiglycation moisturizer to the face and, using your fingers, tap it into the skin until it is absorbed.

Step 18: Apply physical sunscreen of at least SPF 30 and tap into skin until it is absorbed.