What Is a Vampire Facial?
The one advantage of being a vampire is that you always have flawless, porcelain skin! However, us humans have to deal with a host of skin issues.All those days spent under the sun with sunscreen, all that stress, all those nights you didn’t bother washing your face, and time itself have all conspired against you, leaving your skin looking tired, drab, and wrinkled. But that’s where the Vampire Facial® comes in! This effective treatment, as the name might suggest, uses nothing other than your own blood in order to rejuvenate your skin.
A Look at the Vampire Facial®
Despite its name, there’s nothing scary about the Vampire Facial®. The very simple explanation to what the Vampire Facial® is this: it’s PRP therapy. PRP therapy combined with microneedling for enhanced results provides you with glowing, youthful-looking skin in no time at all.
How PRP Works
Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP as it’s known, is the part of your blood that is responsible for healing your body. PRP is basically made up of proteins called growth factors, stem cells, and white blood cells. When your body is injured in any way, these components are what heal it.
The Vampire Facial® uses PRP in the same way: in a concentrated dose, PRP is layered on your skin so that all those growth factors and white blood cells can get to work healing your skin, prompting the production of collagen and elastin, and flushing the area with restorative stem cells. When the microneedling device passes over the places where the PRP is present, it allows for better absorption.
The first step in the procedure is a blood draw. From there, we will place your blood sample into what is known as a centrifuge, which is a machine that spins your blood so fast that it breaks it down into its different parts.
The treatment is a minimally-invasive and non-surgical procedure. With the Vampire Facial®, there are no lasers, chemicals, or foreign substances involved. It relies solely on the power of your own blood and microneedling to rejuvenate your skin!
What Are the Benefits?
The Vampire Facial® has a range of scary-good benefits. For one, PRP is able to help treat all of the signs of aging. When it comes to fine lines and wrinkles, the influx of collagen induced by the treatment will help to erase them, especially the lines around your mouth, nose, eyes, and on your forehead. Overall, the treatment improves the clarity and condition of your skin, leaving it smoother and tighter.