Vampire facials are the hottest new cosmetic trend to hit the beauty and skin care industry!
It seems like whether you’re watching your favorite daytime talk show, scrolling through your timeline, or browsing the magazine rack at checkout you cannot escape the buzz.
Kim Kardashian is probably one of the most popular personalities to try this procedure, but there are tons of other celebrities like Jennifer Aniston and Demi Moore that swear by it as their best-kept secret to keeping their skin glowing and youthful.
The good news is that you don’t have to be a celebrity to give your skin the star treatment you deserve!
So if you are looking for a new and innovative way to either prevent or even reverse the visual signs of premature aging, then getting a vampire facial may be the answer to your prayers.
The Scoop on Vampire Facials
Needless to say, Kim Kardashian’s selfie midway through her vampire facial was more than enough to set the internet ablaze! But, there’s actually so much more to vampire facials than eye-catching selfies.
Where do we start? The name of course!
Bloggers and social media influencers alike, refer to the procedure as the “Vampire facial,” because it uses your own blood. That also happens to be the trademark name of the treatment.
The treatment is a combination of microneedling with growth factors found in the blood – also referred to as Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy, or PRP therapy – to revitalize your skin.
The Secret is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Most women have never even heard of PRP and microneedling! So let’s go over the basics.
PRP contains a protein that helps the body to naturally heal itself. Extracting this protein from your blood is a very simple process, in which a licensed medical professional carefully collects a sample of your blood, and uses a machine called a centrifuge to separate platelets from red blood cells.
What makes platelet-rich plasma so unique? Your body produces platelets to naturally heal, regenerate, and stimulate growth.
Platelet-rich plasma is used to effectively stimulate healing and the production of necessary components your skin needs to stay vibrant and radiant, like collagen and elastin.
Why Microneedling with PRP?
The microneedling treatment is basically using extremely thin needles to create micro punctures on the skin. This helps the skin absorb the platelet-rich plasma into the skin.
Worried about painful needles? You don’t have to.
Luckily, vampire facials are virtually painless. A numbing cream is applied to your skin making the experience almost pain free.
Why Are Vampire Facials So Popular?
There’s a reason why celebrities and beauty gurus around the world are raving about the Vampire facial! It has amazing benefits:
- Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
- Fades scars and age spots
- Minimizes pores
- Naturally plumps the skin
- Dramatically improves dark circles and puffiness under eyes
- Reverses sun damage due to overexposure
- Remarkably smooths skin into flawless complexion
Vampire facials are a natural way to heal your skin. It only makes sense to give it a try!
You too can experience the benefits of healthy glowing skin without having to use harsh chemicals or dyes.
Prepping for Your Treatment
Before your vampire facial it is important to follow the instructions provided by your medical professional to ensure you reap all of the amazing benefits the Vampire facial has to offer.
The most common rules are to make sure you stay hydrated! Also, to avoid bruising, do not take any medications that can thin your blood like over the counter headache medicine.
On the day of your treatment, keep makeup to a minimum, if any at all.
After your skin is cleansed, a numbing cream will be applied. The numbing cream will take about 10-15 minutes to take its effect, then you’ll be ready for the actual treatment.
The Vampire facial is a specific process and technique that has been perfected by Dr. Renolds, the inventor of the Vampire Facial.
The treatment, from the numbing to the microneedling and application of the PRP, takes anywhere from 45 minutes to about an hour.
Every person reacts to the treatment differently, depending on the condition of the skin, age and overall health.
Nonetheless, side-effects are mild. You can expect:
- redness the first couple of days after your vampire facial
- skin may feel a little dry
- skin may flake off in certain areas
Whatever the case, make sure you avoid anything that can irritate your sensitive skin like direct sun light, makeup, intense exercise, steam rooms, and saunas for the first three days.
When Will I See Results?
The science behind the Vampire facial confirms you can use platelets found in your blood to naturally heal your skin over time.
Many report that they notice fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots start disappearing after one Vampire facial. It is important to note that the full effect of one vampire facial may take up to 4 months.
However, in order to get the most dramatic results, medical professionals recommend 2-4 treatments 4 weeks apart because results are compounding. In other words, each treatment builds on the previous.
Because the Vampire facial is a natural procedure, it can be combined with other treatments without fear of complications.
For example, you can also receive Botox or dermal fillers to add volume to your cheeks or lips to restore a more youthful appearance before or after a Vampire facial.
Should I Try A Vampire Facial?
After a certain age, your skin can become dry, dull and blotchy.
The wonderful thing about Vampire facials is that they allow you to turn back the clock. They are the newest and trendiest procedure in the cosmetic beauty industry for restoring and reinvigorating your skin.
So, if you love the idea of trying out a process that is on the cutting edge of skincare, then you owe it to yourself to try it out.
Think about it this way… What do you have to lose?
Dull and dry skin?
Dark spots and old acne scars?
What about those pesky fine lines and wrinkles and those dark puffy bags underneath your eyes?
Think about everything you can gain…
You’ll finally have naturally glowing skin! You deserve the flawless skin, without the makeup.
The vampire facial will give you the confidence to flaunt your results. Just picture the reactions of your friends and family members complimenting you over your complexion and dying to know what your secret is.
If you’re still not sure whether a Vampire Facial is the right treatment for you, book an appointment with a trusted medical professional today.
They can answer any and all questions you may have about the treatment and help you make the right decision for your skin!