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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Ultrasonic technology & What are the benefits?
Sound wave technology is used to penetrate deep below the surface of the skin promoting cellular renewal and repair, toning muscles, increasing blood circulation, encouraging lymphatic drainage, combating puffiness and swelling and improving skincare product penetration.
Ultrasonic facials offer a safe and gentle alternative to dramatic plastic surgery procedures, laser resurfacing, chemical peels, Collagen and Botox injections, and other invasive skin rejuvenation treatments.
Results can vary by individual and skin type, are gradual, and will not just occur overnight. Although Ultrasonic treatment has been shown to produce an immediate and temporary firming effect, continued application will provide more cumulative long-term, lasting results.
Stimulates Blood Circulation
Aids in Lymphatic Drainage
Gently Exfoliates Away Dead Skin Cells
Increases Cell Metabolism
Cleanses Away Toxins
Enhances Skin Care Product Performance
Tightens and Tones Neck, Body and Facial Skin
Diminishes Wrinkles and Fine Lines
Reduces The Appearance of Congested, Puffy Eyes
Refines Large Pores
Improves Upon Skin Texture and Tone
Clarifies Acne and Blemishes
Lightens Dark Under-Eye Circles
Fades Scars, Freckles, Age Spots and Redness
Are Ultrasonic Facials Considered Safe?
The ultrasonic facial is considered a safe, easy and gentle skin rejuvenation treatment.
Who Should not have Ultrasonic facial treatments?
Women that are pregnant, clients who have a pacemaker, or heart disease history.
What is LED light Therapy and What are the Benefits?
LED, or light-emitting diode therapy, is a skincare treatment that uses varying wavelengths of light, including red and blue.
NASA originally developed it for plant growth experiments on shuttle missions and later found it to have promise for wound treatment. LED light therapy is now used by many estheticians today.
Blue is indicated for acneic skin & Helps destroy acne bacteria and can also aid with hydration.
Red is indicated for anti-aging and helps promote circulation and great for solar damage.
Yellow is indicated for sensitive skin and great for reducing inflammation and Redness as well as Rosacea.
Green is indicated for hyperpigmentation and beneficial for all skin types.
You may be a candidate for LED light therapy if you have these types of skin concerns and haven’t gotten the results you want from over-the-counter (OTC) skin products. LED therapy is also safe for all skin colors, and it doesn’t cause any burning.
Is LED Light Therapy safe?
FDA-approved LED devices are considered safe, but you need to wear protective goggles. “It’s important to protect your eyes when having LED light therapy.
Who Should Avoid LED Light Therapy?
You should avoid LED light therapy if you suffer from migraines or seizures since flashing lights are risk factors for those conditions.
What does Microcurrent do?
A microcurrent facial is often referred to as a “natural” facelift. This safe and painless facial helps erase fine lines and wrinkles while firming your skin and defining your features. It improves muscle tone, reduces puffiness, increases cellular activity, and tightens pores. The overall result is healthier and younger-looking skin, no matter your age.
What is the history of microcurrent technology?
Microcurrent technology has been around since the 1800s as a treatment for damaged tissues and muscles. But when a physician of a Bell’s palsy patient noticed that the face of his patients appeared much smoother and younger-looking after receiving microcurrent therapy, one of the world’s first high-tech aesthetic treatments was born.
What is the Science behind Microcurrent?
A microcurrent facial emits extremely low-voltage electrical currents (hence ‘micro’ current), which mirror your own body’s electrical currents, on a cellular level to repair damaged skin and stimulate collagen and elastin production. The intensity is so slight that it would take one million microcurrent machines to light a 40-watt light bulb.
This treatment is often referred to as “facial toning” because it’s like a workout for your face, whereby skin cells are broken down and then grow back stronger, the same way your muscles do after lifting weights. It works simultaneously to repair a product collagen in the dermis, the deepest layer of your skin, while gently erasing signs of aging in the epidermis, the top layer of your skin. According to studies, a microcurrent facial can increase collagen production of up to 14%, elastin increases 48% and blood circulation goes up 38%.
What are henna brows?
Henna brows are a form of eyebrow tinting that is used to stain the skin beneath the brow hairs. The purpose of this is to cast a shadow or create an illusion of depth and fullness in the area, visually filling in any sparseness.
Henna is a natural dye made from a plant known as Hina or the henna tree. Henna has been around since ancient Egyptian times when it was used for many purposes such as dyeing hair, clothes, fabrics, and makeup.
The process for henna brows is very similar to henna coloring methods you may see in traditional Indian culture, however, the shades have been formulated specifically replicate natural eyebrow tones.
How do henna brows compare to other temporary brow tints?
Henna is a safe and natural alternative to tints and dyes. It is vegan-friendly and free from peroxide activators, making it a suitable option for anyone with sensitive skin.
Henna generally produces longer-lasting results and makes it a good stepping stone to more permanent eyebrow procedures.
Henna tinting is more effective for staining the skin compared with other forms of eyebrow tinting.
It will appear matte and fluffier than regular tinting. Traditional hair and brow dye will tint the hairs more effectively, whereas henna successfully grips the skin.
How long do henna brows last and how do you maintain them?
The results of henna brows typically last between around 4 weeks, but it’s dependant on your skin type. If you have a dryer complexion, henna brows will tend to last a bit longer than they would on someone with an oily complexion.
Henna works best on clients with healthy skin. Skin conditions like psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema will mean the henna won’t last as long. Freshly exfoliated skin is not ideal.
The more bow hair the better – people with little hair in their brows won’t see as long-lasting results.
What is Brow Lamination?
Brow lamination gives brow hair a uniform shape. It smooths out thin or bushy brows and lifts the hairs in a more upward direction. Whereas microblading gives you the illusion of fuller brows, brow lamination primarily works with the hairs you’ve already got.
What is the Brow Laminating Process?
The process is quite simple. It starts with the application of a lift cream, which moves hairs into a specific direction. Next, brows are brushed in the desired shape and set with a hair neutralizer to keep it in place. Brows can then be tinted to add fullness and are then finished off with a nourishing brow oil.
How Long does Brow Lamination Last?
It can also last as long as 8 weeks with proper care.
Who should avoid brow Lamination?
People who are prone to breakouts or have eczema should avoid brow lamination because the chemicals used could lead to further irritation.
What is the aftercare for Brow Lamination?
Avoid wetting your brows for 24 hours. Brush brows daily and apply a nourishing brow oil to keep them moisturized.
What is a Lash Lift?
A lash lift is essentially a perm for your natural lashes, this relatively low-maintenance process lifts, and curls lashes.
Who is a Lash lift Perfect for?
Clients who don’t want or who can’t have extensions, those who are taking a break from extensions, those who love the gym or who are time-poor.
The lash lift usually takes around 1 ¼ hour in the salon and requires no maintenance, unlike extensions that require regular fills.
How Long Does a Lash Lift last?
Up to eight weeks.
Repeat treatments can be carried out after at least six weeks, depending on the health of the natural lashes.
Eyelash Extension Frequently Asked Questions
Do Eyelash Extensions hurt?
Eyelash extensions should not hurt when applied correctly. They are applied with professional tools by isolating one lash and adhering one extension to your natural lash for classic lashes or fans for volume lashes. Most Lash Artists put on under eye gel pads to prevent discomfort and aid in application. It is important to go to a trusted Lash Artist who was certified through a reputable course.
Do eyelash extensions look fake?
Eyelash extensions can be applied to look any way that you desire. Most reputable lash artists will be able to give you your desired look or very similar. You can choose to have shorter natural lashes, large dramatic lashes, etc. Typically speaking, eyelash extensions don’t look fake unless that is the look that you are going for.
How long do eyelash extensions last?
Most eyelash extension adhesives have a bond time of anywhere from 4-8 weeks. However, they will only last as long as your natural lash does. Like all hair on the human body, your eyelashes grow in stages. It is normal to lose 1-4 natural lashes per day which is why a fill is recommended every 3-4 weeks.
Do eyelash extensions damage my natural lashes?
When applied correctly, eyelash extensions do not damage your natural lash. Certified lash artists will apply to only one natural lash, and will apply an extension that is the appropriate weight and length to ensure the integrity of your natural lash. Eyelash extensions can be damaging if your lash artist is not using proper techniques.
Can I wear mascara with my eyelash extensions?
Yes, you can! However, it is recommended to use an oil-free mascara that is extension safe. This will make it so your mascara does not interfere with the bond of the eyelash extension adhesive or cause early separation.
Can I wear eye make-up with my eyelash extensions?
You most definitely can wear make-up with your eyelash extensions. Make sure to use a daily cleanser with make-up remover that is safe for your lashes to remove residue at the end of the day. Cleansing your Lash extensions is essential for the health or your eyes and your natural lashes.
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