A Full Guide on How Often You Should Get a Facial

A Full Guide on How Often You Should Get a Facial

Whether you treat yourself to facials frequently or have never had one before, this guide will give you all the information you need about why you need them, what to expect, and how you can hang on to that fresh-facial glow once you get home. 

Spoiler Alert: My Derma Dream has everything you need to keep the radiance running full tilt between facials in as little as five minutes a day.

Do You Really Need a Facial?

Getting regular facials is like getting your car detailed. It’s not absolutely required, but it can make a massive difference in the way your skin behaves and feels. Facials help deep clean your skin, removing impurities on the surface and replenishing moisture levels.

An esthetician is also able to offer you specific skincare treatments to tackle different skin concerns like:

  • Blemishes
  • Rough, dry skin
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Sagging skin
  • Uneven skin tone

A facial can transform your skin so it looks clarified and radiant, shows fewer signs of aging, and feels incredibly hydrated and healthy. 

Need more convincing? Here’s a dive into how skin changes with age. 

Why Get a Facial? Spoiler Alert: Your Skin Changes Over Time

Even if you take really good care of your skin, the truth is that you won’t have the same skin at age 20 as you do at age 60. There are a few reasons for this.

Your Facial Muscles Are Bailing 

The muscles underneath the skin start to shrink as we get older. These muscles are important not just for giving us our facial expressions, but for supporting the structure and integrity of our skin. 

When they start to shrink, our skin begins to sag. 

Sagging skin can seem impossible to fix unless you commit to hours of facial yoga or choose an expensive, invasive method like a facelift. If you choose a facial, your esthetician can use microcurrent devices to help support your facial muscles, giving them the workout they so desperately need.

Collagen and Elastin Are Declining

The two major proteins that keep your face looking youthful and wrinkle-free go a little MIA with age. Collagen production slows by 1% each year after age 20, which contributes to the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.  

During a facial, your esthetician may suggest serums that help support the skin and nourish it, working to reduce the look of lines and wrinkles for a more youthful-looking you. 

Dead Skin Is Building Up

The top layer of your skin is made up of dead skin cells, lipids, and ceramides. This layer, known as the skin barrier, is important for keeping the rest of your skin healthy. 

The skin barrier replenishes itself with new skin cells continually, but with age, that process of skin cell turnover slows way down.

This can leave the skin looking dull and tired, and can even contribute to breakouts. A facial can rejuvenate your skin, stimulate it, and help clear congestion so your skin looks alive and vibrant.

Damage Has Accumulated

Skin damage is the result of something called oxidative stress. Your body produces molecules known as free radicals when exposed to stressors like UV rays and pollution. Free radicals and your healthy skin cells don’t mix. 

The more free radical damage on your skin, the more you’ll see uneven skin tone and texture, lines and wrinkles, and dryness. A facial can help boost your skin with powerful antioxidants that help protect your skin against the onslaught of free radicals and help reverse the damage that’s already been done. 

The takeaway is simple: Changes are continually happening in your skin, but with regular facials, you can fight back. MicroSculpt is a powerful tool you can use at home between facials to support your results. Here’s how the two work together. 

How Often Should I Get a Facial?

Experts agree that once every four to six weeks is the sweet spot for getting facials that support your skin, clear your pores, and help keep it looking amazing. 

If you’ve never had one before, you can expect full pampering, a qualified esthetician who will address your individual skin concerns, and specific after-care tips. 

What Does the Process of a Facial Involve?

First, your skin will be cleansed, removing makeup, surface dirt, and any oil. Next, your esthetician may use steam to open your pores and prepare them for extractions. Extractions help release deep-down dirt and oil from your pores. They’re especially beneficial for blackheads. 

Next, you’ll have the opportunity to address specific skin concerns. This could include a mask, or a treatment like microcurrent, which is beneficial for all skin types at all ages. It’s safe, painless, and incredibly effective for helping sculpt your skin.


Microcurrent technology uses a handheld device to gently deliver low-level currents to your skin and facial muscles. The currents are sub-sensory, which means you won’t feel them, but your facial muscles will respond to them. 

By using microcurrent, you can support both skin and muscle, helping skin appear more lifted and contoured. If you have problem areas (like crow's feet or jowls), your esthetician can focus on these areas to help blur the look of lines and wrinkles and help tighten the skin. 

Once your treatment is done, your provider will apply a moisturizer to your skin to help ensure your skin is hydrated. One of the reasons microcurrent treatment is so popular is that there’s literally zero downtime. You can head right back to work, school, or out to dinner and enjoy your flawless, seriously sculpted skin.

In fact, there’s no aftercare necessary… unless, of course, you want to keep that lifted look and encourage even more results. For that, you need My Derma Dream’s MicroSculpt Device. 

MicroSculpt: Your At-Home Facial Toning Device

There’s nothing quite like the look of your skin post-facial. It’s literally gleaming. You can keep the gleam going, with MicroSculpt. Using the MicroSculpt™ Facial Toning and Skin Tightening Device, you can keep your skin sculpted, radiant, and glowing between professional facial treatments.

MicroSculpting your skin just makes sense. 

  • It saves time. In just five minutes a day, you can sculpt, tone, and give your facial muscles the workout they need. 

  • It supports blood flow. Healthy skin needs oxygen, and MicroSculpting helps support healthy blood flow to the skin, which brings plenty of oxygen to skin cells.

  • It can extend the length of your facial. Who doesn’t want that fresh-facial glow to last longer? With MicroSculpting at home, it can. 

  • MicroSculpt tackles the signs of aging with zero downtime, zero injections, and zero facial surgery. It’s a completely painless way to help address the appearance of sagging skin, wrinkles, and fine lines, and even help your favorite skin care products penetrate your skin deeply and effectively. 

A facial is a great way to start, but using MicroSculpt at home is the best way to keep your skin looking radiant every single day. 

That just leaves one last question: why choose My Derma Dream’s MicroSculpt System?

Why MicroSculpt Is Waves Above the Rest

My Derma Dream’s products were founded on the principle that you should love your skin at any age and any stage. In addition to pouring that principle into their products and devices, they also pour it into their customer service and company values. 

  • When you own a My Derma Dream product, you have access to 24/7 customer service with the click of a button. All your questions are answered, right where you are, with no appointment necessary. 

  • Affordable options. Skincare should be accessible to all, and by providing microcurrent technology that’s more affordable than other brands, it’s available to more people who need it. 

  • A longer warranty. My Derma Dream is committed to your satisfaction and the quality of their products. You’ll find that their product warranties are longer than their competitors, which can give you peace of mind when you make a purchase. 

My Derma Dream’s commitment to excellent customer care is written across their reviews. Not only are customers completely blown away by their skincare results, they feel seen and valued by the company. And that is enough to create a glow all its own. 

Facials + MicroSculpt = Dream Team

Getting a facial is a great way to keep your skin looking healthy and maintain tone, texture, and radiance. Using MicroSculpt is the safe, convenient, and incredibly effective way to help you keep your skin sculpted, toned, and tightened at home, between facial treatments, or even without them. 

Grab your MicroSculpt Device, and start seeing results.  


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