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How Often Should You Hit the Spa for a Men's Facial? July 20, 2017

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How Often Should You Hit the Spa for a Men's Facial?, Manhattan, New York

For many men, getting a facial is one of the most luxurious and relaxing services available. With just one quick trip to your local spa, you can reap the rewards of a men’s facial and show off clear, glowing skin for weeks to come. While many wish that they could schedule in weekly trips to the day spa for a facial, the truth of the matter is that for supple looking skin, most men only need to visit the spa a few times a year. 

The first step in determining how often you should make an appointment for a facial is to understand that all skin types are different, and one man’s spa schedule may not exactly mirror another’s. During the facial process, your skin will undergo a series of treatments that will help it to look its best but will cause it to be a bit sensitive for a few days afterward.

spaWhile almost every facial is different, depending on the preferences and skin type of the man, services may include exfoliation, steaming, extractions, or applying active ingredients directly to the skin’s surface. Because each man’s skin reacts differently to the treatment, it is unwise to visit the spa more than once each month. 

Unless you have extremely sensitive or acne-prone skin, a general rule of thumb to follow is to schedule a facial once every four to six weeks. During this period, your skin will not only recover from the treatments you last received, but it will go through a complete cycle, from cell generation to exfoliation. During this time, your skin will hold on to the nutrients it received from the last visit to the spa and will be ready for more once the full regeneration process is complete. 

There are a handful of other factors that can affect how long each individual client should wait in between trips to the spa for a facial. Age, the environment you live or work in, and the goals you’re looking to reach for your skin will all come into play when deciding when to schedule a treatment. If you do have acne-prone skin, you may consider more frequent facials, and if have sensitive skin, it may benefit you to wait three or four months between sessions. 


If you’re looking for a men’s spa in New York City, New Paradise Men’s Spa is for you. No matter what your skin’s needs may be, you’ll find relaxation and incredibly rewarding results from this team of experienced estheticians. For more information, visit them online or give them a call at (646) 559-1621.

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