HydraFacial Treatment: Frequently Asked Questions

What Is HydraFacial?

HydraFacial is a hydradermabrasion treatment that involves a combination of cleansing, exfoliating, extracting and hydrating, it also provides an antioxidant and collagen-infused protection.

What is Hydradermabrasion?

Hydradermabrasion uses water and oxygen to exfoliate the skin, leaving it feeling clean, smooth, and refreshed.

HydraFacial or a laser treatment?

The HydraFacial is a fast and efficient skincare revitalisation option, available for individuals who don’t want the downtime that is often associated with invasive laser treatments. You will be able to see results instantly after your HydraFacial, when administered at a reputable cosmetic clinic such as; MIRA Clinic, leaving you with clean, rejuvenated and glowing skin.

What areas can be treated with a HydraFacial?

All areas are treatable with the HydraFacial! The most commonly treated areas are the face, neck, and décolletage.

Who is a suitable candidate?

The HydraFacial treatment was developed to work on all skin types; even individuals with very sensitive skin can tolerate this innovative treatment. Your skincare professional may recommend specific treatment serums or customise the treatment for your skin needs and conditions.

Can I have a HydraFacial at the same time as a non-surgical or surgical treatment?

The HydraFacial can enhance and maintain results from other treatments, such as Neck-lifts or Facelifts, but this treatment should be administered on separate visits.

Should I stop using skin care products before I get my HydraFacial?

Any form of Retin-A or Alpha-Hydroxy acids should be avoided for a minimum of three nights prior to your HydraFacial.

Will a HydraFacial even and/or improve my skin tone?

Most patients start to see even skin tone and smooth texture after just one treatment. Although the HydraFacial works best in multiple sessions, to improve and maintain skin health.

How many times a year should I have a HydraFacial?

At least once a month to achieve your desired results.

Is this treatment painful?

Most people who have a HydraFacial report that it feels like a cool, wet toothbrush against their skin.

Is there any downtime?

There is no downtime after the HydraFacial treatment, and you can apply make-up right after; HOWEVER, sun protection is a must and will be applied after the proper serums and moisturiser, at the end of your treatment. You should wear a minimum of a 30spf every day, to protect your skin from the invisible damage of UV rays.

How long is a HydraFacial treatment?

A basic treatment can take as little as 20-30 minutes.

Can a HydraFacial treat my acne?

The HydraFacial is excellent for treating acne, as it adds blue LED lights and lymphatic drainage that kill the P.Acnes bacteria.