What is a Vampire Facial
There is always a new beauty trend to try, and it seems like they keep getting more and more unique. From bee venom facials to fish pedicures, there’s always something promising the latest and greatest results. While it can be hard to understand the reasoning behind some, others, like the vampire facial, are based in science. People all over the world have a fear of aging and the unfortunate side effects that come with it.
As you age, your skin loses elasticity and radiance. The vampire facial treatment is meant to revitalize your skin by utilizing a natural element: your own blood. Your blood contains platelet-rich plasma that, when applied to the skin, stimulates regrowth and creates a youthful glow. If you’re looking to smooth out your look, check out the information below to see if this anti-aging facial is right for you.
Your blood is precious
The vampire facial stems from the idea of using PRP (platelet-rich plasma) to stimulate collagen and elastin growth. PRP is a popular treatment used in sports medicine to help with various injuries because of its growth properties. When it comes to bringing the bounce back to your skin, your blood is your holy grail.
Don’t be afraid of the needles
If you’re afraid of needles, don’t worry. After drawing a small amount of your own blood and centrifuging it to separate the platelet-rich plasma, the vampire facial is performed through a process called microneedling, and it’s not as scary as you may be thinking. Microneedling uses a pen-like device with tiny needles to draw the blood from your skin – no injections required. The process is non-destructive, and the results are apparent after a short period of time, usually one to two weeks.
It’s for everyone, everywhere
Going vampire is unlike any other facial treatment since it can be applied to most areas of the body, including your difficult-to-hide, aging hands. In addition, it’s for any and all skin types. While some anti-aging facials are too heavy for those with oily skin, the vampire facial treatment will give you plumpness without the risk of acne.
There are countless products and methods that claim to turn back the time on your skin, but few ever make a difference. Rubbing your own blood on your skin may sound strange and gruesome, but the plasma in your blood has powers far beyond any retinol cream.
If you’ve tried everything and haven’t seen results, don’t be afraid to go vampire. Give SliMedica a call today to book your appointment!