“Frotox” is what we call it! Yes, we are talking about the cryofacial. This relatively new procedure gained its popularity from whole body cryotherapy sensation and has become a subzero staple among celebrities, athletes and now everyday guys and gals. It is an exhilarating treatment that uses nitrogen-cooled air in the face and neck areas to improve skin’s health and appearance. And as a side benefit, it wakes you up too!
What is a cryofacial?
The main objective of facial cryotherapy is to lower the temperature of the skin with a gentle stream of cold air. The cold air activates collagen production in the deeper layers of the skin, which enhances the skin’s capacity to rejuvenate itself, regain elasticity, shrink pores and even sculpt your jawline!
Cryofacial benefits include:
- Soothes inflammation
- Increases the skin’s natural glow
- Rejuvenates tired skin
- Helps reduce uneven skin tones
- Restores firmness and radiance
- Lightens acne scars
- Improves skin texture and tone
- Treats skin conditions such as eczema
What to expect from your cryofacial
During this procedure, you keep your eyes closed and breathe normally through your nose. The treatment can be performed with makeup on. Contact lenses are fine, but all piercings have to be removed. Quality cryofacials usually last between 10-12 minutes on average. Most people experience quite a pleasant sensation and feel very relaxed during their treatment.
So, what Immediate radiance, reduction in any redness and shrunken pores. In five to six sessions, clients begin to see permanent improvement in the quality of their skin, such as increased firmness, reduction in lines and wrinkles, and overall smoothness of the skin. As with everything, weekly or bi-weekly follow up sessions are recommended to maintain a youthful glow.
Whether you are doing it before an event or just because, a cryofacial will benefit your skin and give you a nice healthy glow. Got ten mins..? Try a cryofacial, and see for yourself.