Its best to leave your jewelry at home, especially necklaces + earrings. arrive a few minutes early, in a loose crew neck fitting top or low tank top, if possible.
Please no exercise or shower after facial, t0 achieve the full benefits of your facial, plan to work out or shower * before* your treatment, so all the beautiful ingredients can fully sink into your skin for 4-8 hours.
it is possible to peel a few days after your facial. especially if you have never had one, or you had resurfacing. Gently, while face is damp use your finger tips to slough off shedding skin , then apply your favorite moisturizer, balm, oil or SPF.. fresh new skin is remarkable!
do you perform extractions with each facial? YES. Khasy performs extractions, if needed, with each individual facial. If a client needs extra extractions, or wants to focus more on extractions, it is recommended to "add On" an extra 15-30 minutes of extractions to your treatment.
Can i put make-up on or workout after a facial? you can, but it's best not too. to really receive all the benefits of a facial, its best to let the active, healing ingredients sink deeply into your skin without disruption for 6-8 hours.
I have really bad melasma + acne scarring spots, will cosmelan work for me? absolutely! cosmelan is one of the most remarkable treatment masks. you will come to the office, prepared to leave with a peanut butter colored mask on your face. This mask must remain on for 8-12 hours, depending khasy's recommendation. you will wash the mask off after the allotted time, then begin the 2 month cosmelan at home protocal cream . applied morning and night to keep the pigment away. the first week, your skin will peel + feel red + irritaed, this is all normal, as the peel is working it's magic in the deepest layers of your skin (the dermis) to inhibit the production of melanin. results are seen in as little as 2 weeks.
am I going to be red, blotchy or flaky after my facial? Most likely not. As with most of khasy's facials, she is targeting change + a positive reaction in your skin for regeneration. That can sometimes involve light flaking a few days after your treatment. It may also involve healing of acne. All of this is positive and beneficial for optimal health and preservation of the skin. If you have an event or just want a glow- please let khasy know and she'll give you a red carpet facial.
If I get a peel, How long will I peel for? It depends on the degree of peel, along with the outcome you are wantng to achieve. Khasy uses varying STRENGTHS depending on clients skin goals. Most of khasy's facials include RESURFACING- where usually, you won't peel, but the top dead layer of skin will be removed, giving a smoother, brighter appearance. If you are wanting hyper-pigmentation, acne scars, age spots, or melasma to fade, a deeper peel -in a series - is recommended. in which you may have shedding + Peeling of the skin for about 3-5 days. the perfect derma peel will see deep peeling 2 days after application, and can peel from 3-5 days. It will take 10 days for your skin to regain its full balanced ph, so hydration + spf is a must during this period of regeneration.
What does micro-needling feel like? Micro- needling is the same sensation as getting a tattoo. Can be a little tender, but tolerable- and well worth it! If you are sensitive, it is recommended to get a prescription numbing cream called BLT or EMLA from your doctor. It can be applied 15-20 minutes prior to treatment and sealed with saran wrap- to keep air tight. Khasy will remove the wrap when she is ready to treat you. OR Khasy is happy to apply it for you when you arrive.
Can I go out and put make-up on after I micro-needle? You can definitely go out after micro-needling. You will most likely still be red- or look like + feel like you got a good sunburn for 24 to 48 hours after treatment. It is not recommended to apply make- up for 6-8 hours after treatment. As you want to keep the area very clean + Hydrated while healing.
what is the down time with micro-needling? Depending on the depth + desired goal, light peeling + red patches can occur during the first 3-5 days of healing. As your skin is turning over, regenerating + building new collagen. Its important to continue to hydrate your skin and wear mineral spf everyday.
Does electrolysis hurt? Electrolysis can be tender. There is some discomfort from the heat of the current. Most people can tolerate this, and some people prefer to use numbing cream. If you feel you may be sensitive, it is recommended to have your doctor prescribe the numbing cream called, elma. You will apply it 25 minutes before your treatment, and khasy will remove it for you.
I am having sex reassignment surgery, and need to have electrolysis on my genital area before SURGERY. Do you perform electrolysis on this area?
NO. Khasy does not perform electrolysis on the genital Area or the body. She refers to a laser hair removal SPECIALIST, under a doctors care, for this delicate area.
Do you accept insurance for electrolysis?
No. Khasy does not accept insurance. All services are Private pay, fee- for- service practice model. Accepting Cash, check, Credit cards and Venmo. Upon request, we will provide a courtesy invoice for potential reimbursement. All questions regarding your insurance coverage + reimbursement should be directed to your insurance company or benefits manager. We do not provide superbills.