Which Facial Treatments ACTUALLY WORK? My wife complains that going for a facial is more stress than bliss nowadays. While most beauty options are a matter of personal choice entirely, the sheer number of treatment mixtures available can be overwhelming. Just how many options at the wonder salon are designed with real skin care benefits in mind? Here’s a closer take a look at a few of the latest styles in facial treatments, do they live up to their hype, and does the science really show they work? A gold facial is a facial therapy involving the application of a sheet of 24-karat gold leaf to the facial skin.
Said to have been an age-old Ayurvedic epidermis treatment, even historic Egyptian beauty Cleopatra was likely to owe her perfect pores and skin to gold facials (this reality has been disputed by Egyptologists). Claims because of this treatment include improved pores, and skin elasticity, relaxed wrinkles, scar, and blemish lightening, anti-pollution cell therapy, and a younger glow.
Gold facials are touted as the best in luxurious epidermis treatments, with modern techniques such as recovery and nano-misting light put into boost the absorption of beneficial nutrients. This strikes me as curious; if yellow metal was such a beneficial therapy that has been used since historic times, how come there the necessity for the nano-mist that helps the yellow metal to be ingested?
Gold is also a material that is proven to cause contact dermatitis (see this research) and is often considered second … Read more