Summer is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the sunshine on your skin, but it can also take a toll on your complexion. Sun exposure, sweat, and humidity can all lead to dryness, breakouts, dark spots, and other skin issues. But with a lot of cosmetic treatments, exposure to UV rays are a problem for weeks afterward, and you are told to steer clear of these procedures in the summer months.
Fortunately, there is a solution that can help you maintain a healthy, glowing complexion all summer long. And it’s safe this time of year! If you’re considering getting cosmetic treatment this summer, make it a PRP facial.
What is a PRP Facial?
A PRP facial is a non-invasive cosmetic treatment that uses your body’s own platelet-rich plasma to stimulate collagen production and promote cell regeneration. The procedure involves drawing just a small amount of blood from your arm and processing it to separate the platelet-rich plasma. The PRP is then infused into the skin of your face using micro-needling techniques, which help to improve the overall texture and tone of your skin.
How Does PRP Facial Work?
A PRP facial works in two ways. First, the micro-needling technique used during the procedure creates tiny injuries to the skin, kicking your body’s healing process into gear. Alone, microneedling has an impressive effect.
PRP contains growth factors that help to stimulate collagen production and cell regeneration. When introduced into the skin, the growth factors work to repair damaged tissue and improve the overall texture and tone of the skin. The microchannels created by microneedling help to improve the absorption of the PRP beyond just the surface level of the skin, making it more effective.
What are the Benefits of PRP Facial?
PRP facial offers a range of benefits, including:
Improved skin texture and tone
Reduced appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Reduced brown spots and other hyperpigmentation
Increased collagen production
Improved skin hydration and elasticity
Reduced appearance of scars
Reduced pore size
Improved overall skin health
Is PRP Facial Safe in the Summer?
PRP facials are generally safe in the summer. One major benefit of a PRP facial is that it is extremely gentle. This means it is appropriate for all seasons, ages, and skin types. There is also very little downtime involved.
That said, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, make sure to follow all aftercare instructions from your clinician (that goes for any cosmetic treatment). It is also important to avoid direct sun exposure for at least 24 hours after the procedure. This can help to reduce the risk of skin irritation and sun damage. Lastly, be sure to stay hydrated and avoid excessive sweating for the first few days after the procedure. This can help to promote healing and reduce the risk of infection.
How Long Does PRP Facial Last?
The results of PRP facial can last anywhere from several months to a year, depending on your individual skin type and the extent of the treatment. To maintain the results of the procedure, it’s important to protect your skin from sun exposure and maintain a healthy skincare regimen.
Ready to Improve Your Skin This Summer?
Consider a PRP facial this summer. This tried-and-true treatment is a safe and effective way to improve the overall appearance and health of your skin, especially during the summer months. We want you to be able to enjoy a healthy, glowing complexion all summer long.
If you’re interested in learning more about PRP facials or finding out about other summer-friendly treatment options, schedule a consultation with our trusted experts today.