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What Happens in a Facial Extraction

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The skin on your face is one of the most important parts of your body. It protects you from bacteria, UV rays, and other environmental hazards that can cause illness.

For this reason, it’s important to take care of your skin by getting regular and affordable facial extraction treatments targeting tropical climate skin problems.

Facial extractions are a common part of many facial treatments for both men and women in order to remove dirt or debris from pores and hair follicles.

This article will discuss what happens during a facial extraction so you know what to expect before going in for treatment!

Cleanse The Skin

The first thing that happens during a facial extraction is the cleansing of the skin. Your skin expert will start by thoroughly cleansing your skin until all dirt and make-up are removed.

This also cleanses the pores of any trapped bacteria or oil which could interfere with extraction procedures.

Cleansing of the skin is done by using a mild soap or a cleansing lotion and rinse the skin thoroughly.

Furthermore, your skin expert can also make use of an exfoliator that will remove the outermost layer of dead skin cells.

After cleansing, your skin expert will use a cream or lotion to moisturize and protect your skin from drying out too much during extraction procedures.

Skin is then patted dry with paper towels before starting other steps in facial extraction treatment.

Apply Steam on The Face

Once your skin is cleaned and all set, the professional will use a steamer to open up your pores and allow a better extraction.

Steam is applied to your face in order to open up the pores and soften hair follicles which will allow for easier removal of any dirt or residue from within them.

The steam also relaxes you during treatment, making it feel more like a spa experience than something painful.

In addition, your professional will also include essential oils such as peppermint, eucalyptus, and lavender in the steam to increase its benefits.

The steaming process takes around two minutes before being moved on to extraction with a tool called an extractor.

Extraction tools are always sterilized beforehand so that there’s no risk of infection or irritation when they come into contact with your skin.

Make Use of an Extractor  

As mentioned above, an extractor is a tool that is used to bring out the impurities from deep within the pores.

The extractor is a metal loop with blades on it, which are used to gently scrape away at your skin and break apart any blackheads or whiteheads that might be there.

This can sometimes feel quite uncomfortable but you will not experience any pain as the tool breaks up your impurities without causing any damage to the skin.

The extractor is used on all parts of your face, including around your nose and mouth.

If you’ve got lumps or bumps under your skin, it will be able to grip them and pull them out.

By doing all these, you’re able to achieve better and healthier-looking skin.

Extraction is an affordable treatment for skin problems related to tropical climates, which are often more oily due to the hot and moist nature of these areas.

It’s important that you don’t overdo this process as it can actually cause more harm than good if used too much or without proper care in application.

You should always seek the help of a professional for this.

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Add in a Facial Hydrating Mask 

Once extraction is done, a hydrating mask is often applied to the face to close up the pores and restore moisture.

Facial extraction can be much for the skin to handle so a hydrating mask is a great way to calm your skin and minimize any redness.

A facial is a great way to get your skin back on track and feel confident about the appearance again.

Facial masks such as chamomile are great at moisturizing your skin since these masks contain natural oils.


Many people are unaware of what happens during a facial extraction, so we hope this blog post has helped to clear up any confusion.

Contact us today if you would like to learn more about the procedure or schedule an appointment for your first one!

We can’t wait to see you in our office soon and show you how effective it is at removing impurities that have been bothering you for years.