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The classic European facial has helped clear the pores and refine the skin of millions of women (and men) the world over. If youíre ready to take your facials to the next level, consider the ultrasonic facial. Using a machine that emits high-frequency sonic waves, ultrasonic facial treatments cleanse, repair and stimulate the skin. The ultrasonic facial is a medically proven treatment that uses ultrasound to loosen and remove dead skin cells and restores the natural electrical charge to cells. The process is safe: it doesn't use crystals or chemicals and is perfect for sensitive, sun-damaged, acneic and acne prone skin types. What is an Ultrasonic Facial? This high-tech facial uses a specialized ultrasonic/ultrasound machine that emits high-frequency waves. Ultrasonic treatments benefit a variety of skin types and can improve many common skin conditions. The esthetician can customize the ultrasonic facial according to each client's skin type and skincare needs. In a treatment, the ultrasonic machineís high-frequency waves work to: Exfoliate dead skin cells for clear and radiant skin without the redness and irritation that can sometimes result from Microdermabrasion or AHA peels. Loosen and remove oil, dirt and sebum from the pores and hair follicles, resulting in less blackheads and breakouts. Ultrasonic frequency zaps bacteria and decongests the pores. The result? Clear, healthy skin with noticeably tighter pores. Gently stimulates skin to encourage collagen and elastin production. With a series of treatments, fine lines and wrinkles are less noticeable and skin color, tone and texture becomes more even and uniform. Stimulates blood flow and lymphatic drainage through the combination of ultrasound and electrical therapy. This nourishes the skin and gives it a youthful rosy glow. Facilitates hydration and plumps the skin, thereby filling out fine lines and wrinkles. Helps skincare products do their job by penetrating deeper into the skin. This is especially true for anti-aging and antioxidant serums, creams and masks. Unless an active product is pushed deep into the lower levels of the epidermis, it wonít have a lasting, anti-aging impact on the skin. Safe for most people: The sonic waves emitted by the ultrasound machine arenít harmful to your health. However, if you have an autoimmune disorder, a diagnosed heart disorder or cancer, itís best to skip the ultrasonic treatment. Anyone living with a chronic health condition should check with his or her physician before proceeding with any aesthetic treatment. The ultrasonic facial is gentle, non-invasive suitable for most skin types, from acne to rosacea and sun-damaged skin. Because the ultrasonic mechanism is so effective at cleaning clogged pores, painful extractions are unnecessary. Your skin will have that lit-from-within glow - making it the perfect treatment to indulge in before a big event. Once your skin is rejuvenated and healthy looking, maintain your results with monthly ultrasonic facials. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery recently stated: "New skin care product formulations, used in conjunction with ULTRASOUND, will allow for deeper penetration of topically applied rejuvenating agents into the skin, resulting in significantly improved aesthetic results." "Early controlled studies suggest that externally-applied ultrasound can result in significant clinical skin rejuvenation benefits." Aesthetic Surgery Journal article's author David H. McDaniel, M.D. The Ultrasonic Therapeutic Beauty System is also ideal for body treatments.