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    Default Are facials worth the cost?

    I've never had one, but always wanted one and feel like splurging but before I fork out $100 I was wondering if they're even worth it?

    I'm 30 but my skin especially on forehead is just so tired looking. I look way older!

    Are they just an expensive gimmick or would you recommend having one?

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    I've had them a couple of times and it is a very relaxing thing to do. Makes your skin feel amazing but it doesn't really take that long before your skin is back to what it was before.

    I wouldn't spend $100 for it these days. I'd rather spend a bit more initially and buy good skin care products for everyday use (I use Clarins). I have a good skin care routine - cleanse and moisturise my face twice a day and apply an eye cream at night before bed. I also exfoliate and apply a moisture mask once a week, sometimes twice a week in winter if my skin is dry. You will notice a difference after only a week or so.

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    I've only had 2, they were gifts, and don't plan on anymore.

    Yes it was relaxing but also irritating.

    Some of the "natural" products gave me a reaction and my neck peeled in blotches for almost a month.

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    I have only been given them as gifts. I find i end up buying all the stuff because my skin looks and feels great. I have one coming up in 2 weeks that was my Christmas present.

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    Yep. I get vouchers for them twice yearly from family.



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    A peel is worth the money, other than that don't bother. Invest in quality skin care instead and proper routine. That will make a world of difference.

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    For me it's a treat, not a regular thing. I've had gift vouchers for them a few times and splurged a couple of times when I've been on holiday.

    It's extremely relaxing and my skin always feels amazing afterwards. I don't think I could bring myself to do it regularly as it's quite expensive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ExcuseMyFrench View Post
    A peel is worth the money, other than that don't bother. Invest in quality skin care instead and proper routine. That will make a world of difference.
    Can you tell me more about a peel? Is there a type type you would recommend? Is a peel more for a long term solution?

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    Best facials I've had are peels with microdermabrasion

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    I think it depends what you want to achieve.
    I love facials for the pampering and relaxation and the extractions !
    But that's about it.
    Agree with everyone else, invest in good skincare and get into a routine.
    Exfoliate, mask, drink plenty of water, keep your hands off your face and wear a good spf every day.
    And if that doesn't do it, invest in some quality make up, not to cover stuff up but to enhance the great parts of your face!!!

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