On the day of your facial, you'll want to arrive 15 minutes
early to fill out paperwork on your health history (all of which is
confidential). After you're done, relax. Your esthetician will be
out shortly to greet you and walk you back to the treatment
Together, you'll review your Wellness Chart. If this is your first facial,
tell your esthetician. They'll walk you through the process, asking
you to share some details about your skin. Then your esthetician
will leave the room for a few minutes while you disrobe from the
waist up. He or she will knock before re-entering.
As you lie comfortably on the table, your esthetician will
perform a skin analysis to determine which facial is best for you.
He or she will then give a brief overview of the recommended
All Massage Envy facials include cleansing and toning, steaming,
possible extractions, treatment, mask, massage and moisturizer. But
remember, this is YOUR facial. Your esthetician will be
communicating with you throughout your facial session. If you have
a question, please ask.
Your esthetician will start by cleansing your skin twice,
removing makeup and oils so it's nice and clean. This is followed
by steaming to soften the skin. Some people find this relaxing,
while others may not enjoy it. If at any time it becomes
uncomfortable, just let your esthetician know.
The esthetician may also recommend extractions of whiteheads and
blackheads. If you're unsure what this is, ask your esthetician to
do one or two and then continue at your request. Next, treatment
products will be applied to repair your skin. Some may clear acne,
others minimize signs of aging. It all depends on which facial you
One aspect of facials people tend to overlook is the massage.
Throughout your session, your esthetician will massage your hands,
arms, face, neck and upper chest. This is incredibly relaxing, so
enjoy every minute of it.
Finally, a mask will feed your skin nutrients that are specific
to your facial. During this step, your esthetician will give you a
rundown of the recommended daily homecare to help maintain the
results of your facial.
Lastly, your esthetician will moisturize your skin. This may
include an eye cream, serum and SPF -- once again depending on your
Once your session is over, your esthetician will leave the room
so you can redress before taking you back to the lobby. This is
where they'll show you the Murad® homecare products they recommend
for you, and discuss important aftercare instructions to keep your