Three-step Combination Skin Renewal Treatments In The Philadelphia Area
Since your skin is a protective barrier, it is constantly exposed to dirt, toxins, temperature changes, pollution, the force of gravity, strong chemicals, and more. All of this, coupled with natural aging, causes some collagen loss each year. As skin cell turnover slows, too, the changes may create a dull and lackluster look, especially if there's a layer of dead, dry skin on the surface. Skincare treatments can help to enhance circulation, encourage collagen regeneration, and support cellular health. The SaltFacial® from Philadelphia's Cross Medical Group is an advanced, medical-grade facial technology that polishes your skin to give it a renewed glow. No harmful chemicals are involved.
What Is The Saltfacial®?
The SaltFacial® is a relaxing three-step process for rejuvenating the skin. It first utilizes pure, organic sea salt to exfoliate, which helps to detoxify the skin while still maintaining a balanced, healthy pH. The SaltFacial® should not be confused with microdermabrasion, as it is not a mechanical exfoliation treatment.
The patented handpiece delivers the natural sea salt to the skin to exfoliate it without the risk of bruising, streaking, swelling, or hyper-pigmentation. The salt that's used is so fine that patients are usually barely able to feel it. The exfoliation makes the skin more receptive to moisturizers and other products.
The second step involves using ultrasound at an optimal frequency to stimulate circulation while increasing oxygen levels. The ultrasound energy can be combined with topical treatments like PRP and stem cells to nourish the skin from the inside out. It supercharges the benefits of topical treatments by promoting deep penetration. This helps to replace the nutrients that have been depleted from your skin.
The final step consists of using high-powered LED phototherapy for a short time to decrease redness, reduce inflammation, kill bacteria, enhance circulation, promote collagen production, and help the skin to heal at a faster rate. Tone, texture, and color are noticeably improved.
What Are The Benefits Of The Saltfacial®?
Unlike some other types of skin resurfacing procedures, the SaltFacial®—which is an all-natural treatment—doesn't cause trauma or post-treatment redness. The SaltFacial® is a non-seasonal procedure that can be performed safely on any area of the face and body at any time of the year.
The SaltFacial® treats several common skin concerns, including acne and acne scarring, sun damage, fine lines, wrinkles, stretch marks, psoriasis, uneven texture, enlarged pores, age spots, eczema, and uneven pigment. Depending on what a patient needs, the SaltFacial® can be adjusted so that it is gentle enough for sensitive skin or as strong as a laser resurfacing treatment.
The results from this salt-based exfoliation technique are noticeable right away after the first 45-minute session. Studies have shown that the SaltFacial® is more effective than topical antibiotic treatments, microdermabrasion, and hydrating facials on their own. There is little to no recovery time.
Who Is A Good Candidate For The Saltfacial®?
Anyone would be a good candidate for this facial treatment. The SaltFacial® is safe for any skin type, including sensitive skin, and is designed for all skin tones.
Other Alternatives For Skin Rejuvenation
In addition to the SaltFacial®, Cross Medical Group also provides several other types of skin resurfacing and energy-based treatments. These include chemical peels, which involve using a chemical solution to remove the damaged layer on the outside of the skin; dermaplaning, which uses a specialized tool to mechanically exfoliate; laser skin resurfacing, which stimulates collagen production; and AquaGold microneedling, which creates microscopic injuries to trigger the skin's healing processes. Ultherapy® is an ultrasound-based technique that encourages collagen production and causes existing collagen fibers to contract, leading to firmer skin.