I’ve been curious about facials and what getting one would be like for a while now. In March, I took a day off & wanted to make it a pamper day, which meant taking my time shopping and scheduling an appointment!
I wasn’t sure what to expect, so I decided to go with the 20 minute basic facial. My skincare specialist introduced herself and then we got started! First, I filled out a card that clarified whether or not I had any allergies, what kind of skincare products I was currently using, what my skin goals were, etc.
One of the questions asked is if you have ever experienced claustrophobia, which is very important to note. There were multiple times throughout the appointment that my entire head aside from my mouth and nostrils were covered with a towel, which could trigger some major feelings for people who experience that fear. The first time it happened, I was a little tense but it went away after the initial cover.
She looked the paper over and then decided what would be best to help with my concerns (I said redness and blackheads/gunky pores). I somehow forgot to mention my super dry skin, but she told me she noticed it right away and was using hydrating products because of it. She also said that I had some texture in certain areas that was very likely caused by my filled pores.
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