The most commonly used electrode shapes include: While it offers a number of functions, before the invention of ‘modern’ antibiotics it was largely used for medical purposes such as in the treatment of strep throat and other infections and to expedite the healing of wounds. Considered a timeless and essential skin rejuvenating treatment by those the skin care industry, high frequency has been shown to stimulate cell renewal and improve skin care product penetration and absorption by gently warming the tissues of the skin. : look after your skin on your body as you would on your face,lots of moisturizer will stop the skin becoming too dry, especially in the winter months, sloughing the skin with a loofah in the shower will help to keep the blood circulation stimulated, bringing lots of oxygen and nutrients to the skin to keep it in good condition, massage will help remove the build-up of toxins in the skin and keep the area both nourished and smooth, exfoliating the skin will help to stop the hairs becoming ingrown, gentle exercise, regular sleeping patterns and eating plenty of fruit and vegetables, whilst cutting down on smoking and alcohol and drinking lots of water, really does work and not just for the face. Diabetic patients and those suffering from vascular disease or circulation problems should not use a paraffin treatment.
Why do wattage and oscillation rates matter?
Facial contraindications for combination skin. The questions your esthetician asks during the consultation portion of your treatment will include questions about your skin concerns, health, lifestyle, habits, allergies, medications, and more. Inflamed skin is not a good candidate for the treatment, either. Aftercare for a period of 24 hours following treatment :no sunbathing or sunbeds, avoid bathing in sea or swimming pool,do not take a hot bath or shower, a cool one is absolutely fine, do not use deodorant/antiperspirant, avoid tight clothing, do not use perfumed products on the area, no make-up or self tanning preparations, do not keep touching or picking at the area. They should be suspended until a physician has cleared the patient for reuse. Do not apply make-up for at least 8 hours if possible, avoid any further overstimulation and heat treatments for at least 12 hours, avoid highly perfumed products, no depilation (hair removal) should take place after a facial, if any rash, irritation or itching occurs just apply a cool flannel to the area. Clients with extreme rosacea and/or cystic acne are recommended to choose another facial that will lessen their condition before choosing the aquabrasion facial. Strong sunlight will make the results fade faster.
Are high frequency facials considered safe?
The primary action of high frequency current is thermal (heat producing) and is characterized by a high rate of oscillation. High frequency facials offer a safe and gentle alternative to dramatic plastic surgery procedures, laser resurfacing, chemical peels, collagen and botox injections and other invasive skin recovery procedures.