This gentle facial treatment refines the surface of the skin, leaving it looking plumped, rejuvenated, brighter and glowing, with no to minimal downtime. It is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.
Our PHA Refine and Hydrate facial is the ideal introduction to first time facial clients or anyone with sensitive skin. Specifically, this facial will tackle dehydration, uneven texture and skin, fine lines and wrinkles
Ideal as an introduction to first time clients with minimum to no downtime, a gentle solution suitable for sensitive skin and all fitzpatrick skin types.
PHAs fall under the AHA family. They are a much larger sized molecule compared to more common AHAs like glycolic and lactic acids, they do not penetrate as deeply into the skin as they work on the outer layers of the skin.
PHAs are used for their exfoliating, skin smoothing, moisturising and anti-aging benefits, it is a strong humectant which supports maintaining skin hydration with little to no tingling or irritation.
45 or 60 minutes
Your PHA Refine and Hydrate treatment will begin with a deep cleanse created by Ultraceuticals to ensure that your skin has been thoroughly prepared for the treatment. This is followed by an in-depth skin analysis to ascertain whether your skin is appropriate for the treatment and any areas of concern.
The PHA refining solution will be on your skin for up to 10 minutes. The peel is removed with soothing cool water, and it is normal to experience a warm sensation on your skin as the PHA stimulates the blood flow and oxygen in your skin. A warm towel is then placed over the face and neck. Followed by a relaxing massage with an Ultraceuticals mask specific to your skin and finished with day or night products applied.
PHA – Gluconolactone. A polyhydroxy acid (PHA), Gently lifts dead skin cells from the skin surface making the skin smooth and even.
In the long term, it provides anti-aging benefits, especially thickness and decreased wrinkles.
Panthenol dramatically improves the appearance of dehydrated, dull and coarse skin texture
Sodium Hyaluronate supports the skin’s natural moisturising factor which significantly hydrates the skin
Specifically, the PHA Refining treatment will tackle:
We recommended a course of 3-6 PHA treatments over 6-12 weeks and appropriate home care to obtain optimal results.
Your skin will feel hydrated, plump and smooth following your treatment, it is best to use your recommended Ultraceuticals homecare regime, with a focus on hydration to maintain the hydration level in your skin in the following 5 days. You can continue to use active skin care products as there is no downtime with this treatment.
Ultra Calming Cleanser
Ultra Hydrating Skin Mist
Ultra Moisturiser Eye cream
B2 hydrating serum
Ultra Calming Moisturiser cream
Ultra Anti-oxidant complex
SPF 50 Hydrating Protective Daily Moisturiser
Nothing should hold you back from looking and feeling your very best so at Total Body Concept we allow our clients to buy now and save on their treatments. When you pre-purchase six treatments you will only pay for five, saving you 16.66%! This is an affordable way to maintain the appearance and health of your skin.
Our Gift Cards, for that special person in your life, are available for any of our listed treatments and packages or for a dollar amount. Gift Cards can be purchased and printed online. They can also be purchased by visiting the clinic or over the telephone using your credit card.