Anti-Aging Choices at Mountain Sun
The first two questions I ask a new skin care client at Mountain Sun are “What can you tell me about your skin and what would you like to change?”
The first question by its nature brings forth as many different answers as there are skin types. But for anyone over 30, the answer to the second question almost always involves a wish to:
- Slow the visible signs of aging,
- Stop the visible signs or aging or
- Reverse the visible signs of aging!
The Most Basic Advice
First and foremost, it is essential to understand that inflammation is the number one cause of aging cells. The number one cause of inflammation is UV radiation from the sun. So the first solution in any anti-aging effort is to protect your skin from the damaging rays of the sun.
I wear sunscreen all day, every day. (read more about that here) I love my Mountain Sun Skin Therapy Sunscreen, but daily use of any sunscreen with an spf of 30 would be fine. Use whatever works for you.
An Overview of Your Choices
When you look at our Facial Service Page you might be wondering what is the right therapy for you. Well, that depends on your goals, your time and your budget. Combining regular facials with top notch daily skin therapy used as directed will get you to your goals much quicker than just facials, or just using skin care products. For those under 38, I recommend at least 2 facials a year (spring and fall), but 4 per year would be better (one for each season). For those over 38 years old, I recommend 6 to 10 facials per year (every 5 to 8 weeks) Read more here about how often to get facials.
We have so many great choices at the spa, but not every choice is right for every skin. Here is a quick rundown of each type of therapy:
Custom Facial: This is a great place to start. The goal of all my facials is to deep cleanse, exfoliate and treat the skin while reducing localized inflammation. Combine facials with excellent basic home care and sunscreen and you will be pleased! Our Time Reversal Collection (TRC) of products provides amazing daily skin care at home. Read about it here - you will be amazed at the results!
Cell Youth Actif Facial and Serum: This is an excellent choice for the person who wants to use the very best state-of-the-art ingredients at home for daily improvement. We kick start the renewal process with a very powerful facial, then you continue the therapy at home with the serum. The facial incorporates a thermal mask and the serum if great for all skin types. (read more about Cell Youth Actif)
Microdermabrasion, Microcurrent and LED Light Therapy: All the above facials include high potency ingredients to ensure results while calming and soothing the skin to guard against inflammation. We also include technology therapies at no extra charge, but please keep in mind that each technology requires time to administer. Once a plan is in place that takes into consideration your wishes and the unique requirements of your skin we can advise you on the length of facial needed to achieve your goals.