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Actually, I'm not overly dissatisfied with my skin. For the fact that I've been lugging her around with me for over 28 years, she does a reasonably good job. But when I look at photos from a few years ago, one realistically realizes that it was better.

Especially now in winter my skin looks really pale, that's why I was immediately on fire when we were from Dermedis, specialist institute for cosmetic treatments with branches in Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf and Cologne) a HydraFacial was offered.

The Facial from the USA is said to be the secret to celebrities' glowing skin. Can't do any harm then, I think to myself, and find myself at the Hamburg institute on a Wednesday morning. There Farida Aslan, the beautician treating me, explains to me how the spacey-looking device works.

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What does a HydraFacial do?

"Every four weeks the skin renews itself. Then old, calloused skin cells repelled. "These dead skin cells leave your Pale complexion act and can clog pores. With age, more and more dead cells accumulate and cover the skin like a gray veil.

These are completely removed during a HydraFacial treatment, so that in the end you have a completely new set of cells on the surface of the skin. "Then a whole new skin appears," Ms. Aslan explains to me.

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How does a HydraFacial work?

The treatment comes from the United States and is reportedly all the rage among Hollywood stars. The Skin cleansing with help of a HydraFacial Apparatus, which has different, spiral-shaped attachments for different functions.

HydraFacial is suitable for all skin types and also for sensitive skin. My skin is rather sensitive and tolerated the HydraFacial absolutely well.


This is how the treatment works

The HydraFacial facial consists of a total of four steps. The treatment can be a little uncomfortable in places. At least that's what I am told before the start; for me the treatment really didn't hurt at all and was easy to bear. The first step is a Lymphatic drainage performed from the face to the neck area. This is supposed to Promote the removal of pollutants and facilitate the absorption of the care substances in the subsequent treatment.

The next step is a Serum introduced into the skinthat softens the skin and loosens the dead skin cells. At the same time, impurities are sucked out of the skin in this step. Then a mixture of glycolic acid and salycilic acid is applied to loosen sebum and blockages.

Then the skin is covered with another special attachment peeled again. This chemical peeling softens the pores and helps later,Loosen deposits in the pores. The active ingredients in the peeling now penetrate deeply through the pre-cleaned sebum glands and loosen remaining sebum deposits and dirt in the pores. TheseImpurities and deposits are now pulled out of the pore structure by a vacuum.

In a final step, nursing Antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and Hyaluronic acidintroduced into the skin. These plump up the skin from the inside and give it a radiant glow.


Is the HydraFacial worth it?

With approximately 130 euros ranks the HydraFacial in the upscale area of Facial prices, that's why I would rather not do it regularly, but really only when you want to treat yourself to something special. In any case, I think the result of the HydraFacial is impressive. My skin is much softer, purer and more even. Immediately after the treatment, the skin is a little red, but the reddening disappears after a few hours. What remains is the feeling of finally being able to breathe properly through your skin again. After a few days you can see the effect even more.

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