Hydration and the Oxygen Facial

July 19, 2017 | By Naturo Medica | Articles | Share
Hydration and the Oxygen Facial

It is essential to actively hydrate your skin on daily basis. Besides drinking plenty of water, you should moisturize day and night. Hydration is a critical part of your daily home routine. In addition to what you do at home, professional treatment from an expert in Aesthetics can be beneficial.

One of the best hydration treatments that we offer at NaturoMedica is an Oxygen Facial, which is known as Intraceuticals. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about this effective treatment.

What is Intraceuticals?

Intraceuticals is an Australian company specializing in oxygen technology. Intraceuticals was founded in 2002, and has distribution across 50 countries.

How is Intraceuticals unique?

Unlike other oxygen facials, which atomize or spray oxygen on the skin, the Intraceuticals Oxygen System uses pure oxygen under pressure to deliver a special serum of low molecular weight hyaluronic acid, essential vitamins, botanicals, antioxidants, and peptides to the skin. The results are instant and unlike any other facial treatment.

Why is Intraceuticals unique?

Intraceuticals is more than just a facial. The combination of oxygen under pressure and a special form of hyaluronic acid creates a visible result you can instantly see and feel. Your skin will immediately look and feel healthier and more vital.

What are the main benefits of an Intraceuticals treatment?

 You will see Instant visible results. The treatment deeply hydrates the skin and helps enhance volume and skin density. It firms, lifts, and improves overall texture and tone while dramatically reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.  It soothes dry, sensitive, or stressed skin and helps to banish bacteria and provides an immediate increase in skin radiance and glow.

What is hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronic Acid is your body’s natural moisture factor and the ability to retain and hold moisture is the secret to youthful, healthy vibrant skin. As we age our bodies produce less hyaluronic acid which is thought to be one of the leading causes of aging skin.

Why does Intraceuticals use hyaluronic acid?

Intraceuticals leads the industry in new and novel uses of hyaluronic acid technology. The Intraceuticals treatments utilize multiple weights of hyaluronic acid to balance and support healthy skin function.

How much oxygen is used in an Intraceuticals treatment?

Oxygen makes up between 18- 21% of the atmosphere and is required to sustain life. The Intraceuticals system draws this oxygen in and filters it to a concentration of 90-95% pure oxygen.

Why is oxygen used topically?

Oxygen is a natural bactericide and helps cool and calm the skin. Intraceuticals uses oxygen under pressure to enhance the delivery of the Intraceuticals serums.

How is oxygen applied to the skin?

When the tip of the Intraceuticals Oxygen Applicator is held at a 90-degree angle, 1mm or less from the skin surface, an oxygen “pressure bubble” is formed which assists in the rapid absorption of the Intraceuticals products.

Which skin conditions benefit from Intraceuticals?

Intraceuticals treatments increase the skin’s moisture levels and targets dry, dehydrated and prematurely aging skin. It also works for sensitive skin, sun damage, brown spots, skin laxity, fine lines, wrinkles, and skin with an uneven texture. It can also be used on sensitive skin prone to rosacea.

Are there any contra-indications to an Intraceuticals Treatment?

There are no contraindications to an Intraceuticals treatment. It is known for being very safe.

Why do plastic surgeons and dermatologists use Intraceuticals in their protocols?

The Rejuvenate Treatment is often recommended by physicians as a calming, cooling skin treatment post non-ablative Fraxel, post IPL or 5-7 days after a deep peel treatment

Is Intraceuticals tested on animals?

No, the products are not tested on animals.

How does Intraceuticals differentiate itself from the competition?

Our competitors focus on the benefits of oxygen and typically atomize or spray oxygen on the skin as the main treatment protocol. Oxygen sprayed into the air is immediately reabsorbed into the air. Intraceuticals applies oxygen under light pressure and in a very specific manner to infuse the proprietary hyaluronic technology directly to the skin. It is the combination of oxygen under pressure and hyaluronic technology containing vitamins, antioxidants and peptides that provides such remarkable and instant results.

If you are wondering if an Intraceutical treatment is right for you, schedule a complimentary 15-minute consult with Gosia Reade, our Master Aesthetician.

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