Microcurrent facials: Are they worth the hype?

Microcurrent facials have been looked at as the non-surgical facelift, but what can they actually do for you?

Microcurrent facials send bolts of electricity into the skin to lift and firm the face in a non-invasive way. The treatment can also stimulate lymphatic drainage, boost collagen and reduce the appearance of fine lines.

This is not a new treatment, but the methods have evolved. The tiny currents can manipulate muscles and move them into place –it lengthens the muscles that have shortened due to years of facial expressions and improves the tone of the muscles.

What to expect

Microcurrent facials send bolts of electricity into the skin to lift and firm the face in a non-invasive way.

During the treatment the therapist will work on your face with the probes, lifting and holding, and letting the current go through each muscle. This aims at re-educating the muscles to lift, tone, and stimulate cellular activity –the results are visible in the first session. When done regularly, you will notice your skin stronger and more elastic and you might potentially feel a metallic taste, which is totally normal –the current impacts on the enzymes in your saliva.

Does it work for all skin types?

Does it work for all skin types?

Yes. All skin types will respond well to microcurrent facials –it is not particularly recommended if you are pregnant or have epilepsy or a pacemaker.

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Cathy Mason

Cathy has spent most of her professional life discovering homemade beauty remedies, old and new. Using her extensive knowledge of natural ingredients, Cathy will provide expert advice on how to tackle everyday skincare problems with straightforward natural lotions and potions. + info

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