HydraFacial has become something of a beauty cure-all of late. Just like the dad in My Big Fat Greek Wedding offering Windex for every ailment, I’ve heard people suggest a HydraFacial for everything from congestion to dehydration, basically every clinic I frequent offers them, they’re all over social media and yet, I’ve never had one. So I join you in saying: what?
Firstly, HydraFacial is a brand in itself, not just a kind of facial like ‘cleansing’ or what have you. “Technically, a HydraFacial is actually a medical grade facial,” confirmed Dr Nima, an aesthetic doctor. The real USP of a HydraFacial are the proprietary tools that really help the treatment go beyond just the top layers of skin. “It uses a handheld device that can target and treat everything from dead skin to dirt and debris from pollution and deep-clean the skin. The device can also give the skin something of a peel, and flood it with hydration,” explained Dr Nima.