Due to the popularity of the beauty industry, clinics respond to the demand by offering a variety of skin care, aesthetic treatments, and products. While the majority has been thinking about products to use on faces, this year’s trend emphasizes the entirety of the skin, not only the face. Whether it’s to tighten things up or get that post-vacay rejuvenated glow, the options are endless on what can be done to look and feel best.
Here are the top 10 in-demand skincare and aesthetic treatments that have become increasingly popular each year.
1. Skin Brightening Facials
Facials are a foundation of aesthetic services, which can be used to apply various skincare products and specialty products. In fact, the most requested facials are brightening facials. The purpose of brightening a facial is to reduce the appearance of dark spots, acne marks, or hyperpigmentation.
While every salon or aesthetician’s office offers a different version of this facial, some common ingredients and results are still being used and expected. The ingredients are Vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, Niacinamide, and many other ingredients that are common in brightening facial formulas.
2. Non-injectables and Fillers
Face fillers have always been widely used by many. Nonetheless, this trend has ruled the last decade and has evolved into many things. It’s the era for hyaluronic acid fillers, collagen fillers, and injectable and non-injectable fillers while giving users the freedom of whatever technique best suits them.
On the other hand, the non-injectable, for instance, is for people who prefer not to have needles on their skin. They are easy and safe, with little or no recovery and side effects. Despite that, while injectable fillers last for as long as 6 months, non-injectable fillers require a constant (weekly) application.
3. Chemical Peels
This method improves the appearance of the skin by causing the outer layer to peel. In this case, it decreases the appearance of wrinkles, age spots, and hyperpigmentation. After which, the new layer of skin appears brighter and has fewer wrinkles.
However, this type of advanced chemical-based exfoliation can irritate. It can be distressing at first, but the skin will look much better once the process is complete. There are three types of chemical peels.
Superficial peels are ideal for the most common concerns, as they target the top layer of skin known as the epidermis and require little downtime. Moreover, the other two types of chemical peels — medium peels that affect the dermis and deep peels that penetrate through the dermis — are not recommended for darker skin tones as they tend to be too aggressive.
4. LED Acne Treatment
The procedure of LED acne therapy uses LED lights to kill bacteria that cause acne. In fact, this treatment involves using LED lights to lighten the skin for a long time.
While evidence indicates that the LED acne treatment may be effective, large-scale studies still have not been done. Moreover, the quality of the devices used in this service may also vary.
5. Microdermabrasion & Dermabrasion
The process of dermabrasion involves skin resurfacing, where a rotating device uses dermabrasion to remove the first layer. In fact, microdermabrasion can be distinguished from dermabrasion because it is a lighter exfoliating version. While dermabrasion intends to remove skin cells, it is based on physical exfoliation techniques.
On the other hand, dermabrasion is more suitable for advanced hyperpigmentation or deep scarring. Additionally, this technique is more time-consuming and can have more side effects.
6. Laser Hair Removal and Sugar Waxing
Medical spas and aestheticians are often in high demand for hair removal services. Many prefer laser hair removal, while some prefer sugar scrubs or waxes for hair removal. The laser technique is used to stop hair growth at follicle levels.
7. Regenerative Skincare
Regenerative skincare means using the body’s biological material to rebuild itself. Indeed, it is a part of regenerative medicine, which is all about using different body parts to build themselves.
In fact, the use of pro-healing growth factors in treatments is fast becoming a trend. The body’s biological material, such as growth factors, is used to rebuild skin quality and health. That said, treatments such as Microneedling with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) will be the means through which this will happen.
The Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in the body is an in-built healing serum that helps clear the blood of toxic content by spinning the blood into a centrifuge. It can also be injected into the (treated) skin to ensure the treatment works. The regenerative treatment can be an adjunct to laser treatments and microneedling, either individually or collectively, to maximize the result and enhance the healing process.
8. Anti-Aging Facials
One type of skincare that is in demand today is anti-aging facials. These facials reduce wrinkles, age spots, and uneven skin tone, which contain vitamin A, E, and C forms, ceramides, antioxidants, and vitamin C. In addition, they may include many active ingredients or tailored products since each client is unique.
9. Brow Lamination
It has become a popular trend in 2021 that involves smudging the eyebrows and then applying a setting cream to set them. Next, it has to be left alone for several weeks, resulting in full brows with individual hairs. Hence, it contrasts with eyebrow pencils and gels, filling the eyebrows with a solid pigment.
This exfoliation removes the outer layer of dead skin and exposes the fresher layer beneath. Dermaplaning is done using a tiny blade to scrape the skin and is usually less painful than dermabrasion. In fact, this process can reduce the appearance of acne scars, hyperpigmentation, and sun damage spots.
However, these services can cause irritation and dermatitis if not carefully evaluated. Additionally, some treatments may not be suitable for all skin types. Before starting a new facial or service, speak with the doctor and be cautious when adding chemical ingredients to the skin or using physical exfoliation tools.
The Bottom Line
The skincare industry provides different viable treatments that work effectively for all, irrespective of age, gender, lifestyle, or skin type. The Spa at Aestique offers Skincare and Aesthetic treatments, services, and products. Their integrative approach uses safe, non-surgical procedures to refine and enhance natural beauty, resulting in a more confident and youthful you.