Facials

CUSTOMIZED GLOW:
FACIALS IN WATERLOO

Indulge in a rejuvenating facial experience tailored to your specific skin needs at Worthy Skin & Beauty Bar. Our medical aestheticians will cleanse, exfoliate, and nourish your skin for a radiant and refreshed complexion.

Treatment Length

60-90 minutes

Treatment Downtime

Minimal, may experience slight redness

Treatment Sessions

Varies depending on skin goals

What We Treat

Indulge in a rejuvenating facial experience tailored to your specific skin needs. Our medical aestheticians will cleanse, exfoliate, and nourish your skin for a radiant and refreshed complexion.

Face & Neck

Refine texture, brighten tone, and sculpt definition.

Scalp

Balance oil production and stimulate healthy growth.

Back

Achieve clarified skin, a smoother feel, and renewed radiance.

Booty

Buff away roughness, refine texture, and deeply hydrate.

and more…

Our Facial Menu

Custom Facial

60 minutes

Unwind & Glow! Our 60 minute custom facials combine medical-grade skincare & expert massage to de-puff, de-stress & target your concerns. Leave feeling refreshed with radiant, smooth skin!

Custom Facial with Complimentary Consultation

75 MINUTES

Start your skincare journey! Our custom facial (with free consult) tailors medical-grade products & massage to your unique needs. Ideal for first-timers & those looking to upgrade their routine. Leave feeling refreshed & glowing!

The Bed Head Facial

60 minutes

Scalp Bliss Awaits! The Bed Head Facial pampers scalp, neck & décolleté with an epic head massage. We cleanse, pamper your face, & send you off with silky-soft hair (wash day prep!). Sanitized brushes & elastics included.

Dermaplaning Facial

60 MINUTES

Buff & Glow! Dermaplaning gently removes dead skin & peach fuzz for a smoother, makeup-ready canvas. Ideal for most skin types (temporary redness possible). Wake up to radiant, makeup-loving skin!

The Worthy Facial

90 Minutes

Ultimate Indulgence! The Worthy Facial elevates relaxation with 90 minutess of custom pampering, scalp massage, cool globes & your choice of brightening masks. Treat yourself – you deserve it!

Express Facial

45 MINUTES

Quick Reset, Big Results! The 45 minute express facial assesses your skin & creates a personalized routine to leave you feeling refreshed & confident with your daily care.

Teen Facial

45 Minutes

Clear Skin Starts Here! Our teen facial tackles acne & helps you master your routine. Expert analysis & gentle products get your skin glowing. Ask away – we’re here to help!

Our Relaxing Body Treatments

Back Facial

60 MINUTES

Back to Bliss! Our custom back facial tackles breakouts & congestion with extractions & medical-grade products. Perfect for all skin types & goals: pre-event prep, summer ready, or just healthy skin!

The Booty Facial

60 Minutes

Booty Bliss Awaits! Our custom treatment buffs, refines & hydrates your skin for a smoother, healthier feel. Ideal for addressing bumps & breakouts. Perfect pre-vacation, event, or just because!

Body Scrub

60 MINUTES

Head-to-Toe Glow Up! This treatment buffs away dullness & hydrates with a sugar scrub & massage. Advanced techniques promote relaxation & product absorption. Leave feeling radiant & renewed!

Content

Medical-Grade Facials

How do medical-grade facials differ from traditional spa facials?

Medical-grade facials offer a more advanced and results-oriented approach compared to traditional spa facials. Here’s what sets them apart:

  • Advanced Products and Techniques: Medical-grade facials utilize professional-grade skincare products and techniques not typically available at a spa. These high-quality products are formulated with stronger ingredients and may include medical-grade cleansers, exfoliants, serums, and masks.
  • Customized Treatment Plans: Medical-grade facials go beyond a one-size-fits-all approach. A thorough consultation and skin analysis will precede the treatment, allowing for customization based on your unique skin type, concerns, and desired outcome.
  • Maintain Healthy Skin: To maintain healthy skin and maximize the results of other treatments, we recommend customized medical facials every 4-6 weeks for concerns like acne or hyperpigmentation, and every 2-3 months for general maintenance.
  • Stricter Hygiene Protocols: Medical-grade facilities adhere to stricter hygiene protocols compared to a typical spa setting. This ensures the use of sterile equipment and proper sanitation practices for optimal safety.

What makes our medical-grade facial personalized?

We take a personalized approach to medical-grade facials, ensuring each treatment addresses your unique needs and goals. Here’s how we customize your experience:

  • In-depth Consultation: Our consultation goes beyond a simple chat. We will discuss your skin concerns, lifestyle habits, and desired outcome in detail.
  • Comprehensive Skin Analysis: We use our experience to evaluate your skin type, texture, hydration levels, and any specific concerns like sun damage or hyperpigmentation.
  • Tailored Treatment Plan: Based on your consultation and skin analysis, our medical aestheticians will create a personalized treatment plan. This plan will outline the specific combination of professional-grade products and techniques best suited to achieve your goals.
  • Focus on Your Goals: Whether you want to address acne, minimize wrinkles, improve sun damage, or achieve a brighter complexion, we will tailor the treatment to target your specific concerns.
  • Long-Term Results: Our customized approach is designed to deliver not only immediate improvement but also long-lasting results that enhance your skin’s overall health and appearance.

By prioritizing personalization, we ensure that your medical-grade facial is a targeted and effective treatment for achieving your desired beautiful and healthy skin.

Benefits of Medical-Grade Facials

What are the additional advantages of medical-grade facials compared to standard facials?

Medical-grade facials offer a range of benefits beyond the relaxation typically associated with spa facials. Here’s why choosing this treatment can elevate your skincare experience:

  • Targeted Treatments: Medical-grade facials address your specific skin concerns with a customized approach. Professional-grade products and techniques can tackle issues like acne, wrinkles, uneven skin tone, or sun damage more effectively than standard facials.
  • Deeper Cleanse and Exfoliation: Medical-grade facials utilize advanced techniques and products to achieve a deeper clean and exfoliation. This removes not just surface impurities but also dead skin cells, revealing a brighter and smoother complexion.
  • Enhanced Product Penetration: By removing dead skin cells and using professional-grade products, medical-grade facials allow for better penetration of skincare ingredients. This maximizes the effectiveness of your at-home skincare routine.
  • Long-lasting Results: Medical-grade facials are designed to deliver visible and long-lasting results. The deeper exfoliation, targeted treatments, and professional-grade products can provide significant improvement in skin texture, tone, and overall health.
  • Focus on Skin Health: Medical-grade facials go beyond aesthetics. They promote overall skin health by addressing underlying concerns, encouraging cell regeneration, and improving circulation.

How do medical-grade facials achieve a deeper cleanse for your skin?

Standard facials typically cleanse the surface layer of the skin. Medical-grade facials take it a step further:

  • Professional-Grade Cleansers: Medical-grade facials use high-quality cleansers formulated to remove makeup, dirt, oil, and impurities more effectively than drugstore cleansers.
  • Exfoliation Techniques: These facials may incorporate advanced exfoliation techniques like dermaplaning or medical-grade scrubs to remove dead skin cells, clogged pores, and reveal a brighter, smoother texture.
  • Extractions (for certain facials): Trained estheticians can perform extractions to remove blackheads and whiteheads for a clearer complexion (not recommended for all skin types).

By combining these methods, medical-grade facials achieve a deeper clean that promotes a healthier and more radiant appearance.

Why is better product penetration important for maximizing skincare results?

The effectiveness of your skincare routine largely depends on product penetration. Here’s why better absorption is crucial:

  • Deeper Delivery: Many active ingredients in skincare products need to reach deeper layers of the skin to have their full effect. Medical-grade facials remove dead skin cells that can act as a barrier, allowing these ingredients to penetrate deeper and work more effectively.
  • Targeted Treatments: Certain medical-grade facials incorporate professional-grade serums or masks specifically formulated to address concerns like wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, or acne. Better product penetration ensures these targeted treatments reach their intended areas for optimal results.
  • Maximized Benefits: By enhancing product absorption, medical-grade facials help you get the most out of your skincare routine, maximizing the benefits of your at-home products.

How can medical-grade facials address dullness and general signs of aging?

Fine lines and dullness are a common concern. Medical-grade facials offer several ways to combat them:

  • Exfoliation: Exfoliation removes dead skin cells that can make wrinkles appear more prominent. A smoother skin surface reflects light better, minimizing the appearance of fine lines.
  • Hydration: Dehydrated skin can appear more wrinkled. Medical-grade facials incorporate hydrating products and techniques to improve skin hydration, plumping and smoothing the appearance of fine lines.
  • Targeted Treatments: Some medical-grade facials may include serums or masks containing ingredients like retinol or peptides specifically formulated to target wrinkles and promote a firmer, smoother complexion.

Can medical-grade facials help manage acne-prone skin?

Absolutely! Consistent medical-grade facials can be a valuable tool in managing acne-prone skin. Here’s how:

  • Deep Cleansing: Medical-grade facials utilize professional cleansers and exfoliation techniques to remove excess oil, dirt, and dead skin cells that can clog pores and lead to breakouts.
  • Antibacterial Properties: Many professional-grade products used in these facials contain antibacterial ingredients that help control acne-causing bacteria.
  • Extractions (for certain skin types): Trained estheticians can safely extract blackheads and whiteheads, minimizing the risk of further infection and scarring.
  • Promoting Cell Turnover: Regular medical-grade facials with exfoliation can help regulate cell turnover, preventing dead skin cells from clogging pores and contributing to breakouts.

It’s important to note that not all medical-grade facials are suitable for acne-prone skin. A consultation with our skincare experts will help determine the best facial option for your specific needs.

How do medical-grade facials leave your skin feeling more hydrated and glowing?

Medical-grade facials incorporate several methods to leave your skin feeling hydrated and glowing:

  • Exfoliation: Removing dead skin cells allows for better penetration of hydrating products.
  • Hydrating Ingredients: Professional-grade facials utilize products rich in hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and other hydrating ingredients that replenish and retain moisture in the skin.
  • Facial Massage: Massage techniques used during the facial improve circulation, promoting a healthy glow and better product absorption.
  • Targeted Treatments: Some facials may include hydrating masks or serums specifically designed to boost hydration and promote a radiant complexion.

By addressing dehydration, medical-grade facials leave your skin feeling plump, supple, and glowing from within.

Risks of Facials

Facials are generally low-risk, but some people may experience irritation depending on the ingredients used or if they have sensitive skin.

Important Note: Communicating any allergies or skin sensitivities to your medical aesthetician before a facial can help minimize risks.

Finding Your Perfect Facial

Why is a consultation recommended before your medical-grade facial?

Scheduling a consultation before your medical-grade facial is crucial for several reasons:

  • Understanding Your Needs: A consultation allows our medical aestheticians to gain a deep understanding of your unique skin concerns, goals, and expectations. They will discuss your skin type, medical history, lifestyle habits, and any allergies you may have.
  • Tailored Treatment Plan: Based on your consultation, our team can create a personalized treatment plan specifically designed to address your unique needs. This ensures you receive the most effective facial for achieving your desired results.
  • Realistic Expectations: During the consultation, we will discuss what to expect from the treatment, including the specific techniques used, potential downtime, and realistic results. This open communication helps ensure you feel comfortable and informed before proceeding.
  • Addressing Your Concerns: The consultation is an opportunity to ask any questions you may have about medical-grade facials, the products used, or the procedure itself. Our medical aestheticians will address all your concerns and ensure you feel confident and comfortable before scheduling your facial.
  • Skin Analysis: We use our experience during the consultation to assess your skin’s hydration levels, texture, and any specific areas of concern. This detailed analysis further personalizes the treatment plan for optimal results.

By taking the time for a consultation, we ensure your medical-grade facial experience is tailored to your unique needs and goals, maximizing the benefits for your beautiful and healthy skin.

How do our medical aestheticians tailor facials to your specific goals?

Our medical aestheticians are experts in creating personalized treatment plans for medical-grade facials. Here’s how they tailor the facial to your unique goals:

  • Considering Your Skin Concerns: Based on the consultation, the medical aesthetician will identify your primary concerns, such as acne, wrinkles, uneven skin tone, or dehydration.
  • Selecting Techniques and Products: They will then select the most effective techniques and professional-grade products to target your specific concerns. This might include deep cleansing, exfoliation, hydrating masks with hyaluronic acid, or serums with retinol to target wrinkles.
  • Customizing the Experience: Your medical aesthetician will customize the facial experience based on your preferences and skin sensitivity. This may involve adjusting the intensity of exfoliation, the type of mask used, or the duration of certain techniques.
  • Addressing Long-Term Goals: The treatment plan will not only address your immediate concerns but also consider your long-term skin health goals. This ensures a holistic approach to achieving and maintaining beautiful and healthy skin.
  • Adapting for Future Treatments: Our team will create a personalized plan that can be adapted for future facials as your skin’s needs evolve over time.

Through this personalized approach, our medical aestheticians ensure that your medical-grade facial is a targeted and effective treatment for achieving your desired results and your healthiest skin possible.

Medical-Grade vs. Spa Facials: The Key Differences

Choosing the right facial can be tricky. While both spa facials and medical-grade facials offer a chance to pamper yourself, they take very different approaches. Here’s a breakdown of the key factors to consider:

  • Focus on Results: Medical-grade facials prioritize targeted treatment of specific skin concerns, like acne breakouts, sun damage, or wrinkles. Performed by skincare experts with advanced training and stronger products, they address your unique needs through a personalized consultation. While relaxing, spa facials primarily focus on pampering with gentler products and a more generic approach.
  • Expertise: Medical-grade facials are performed by licensed medical aestheticians with advanced training in skincare science and medical-grade products. Spa facials, while still provided by qualified professionals, may not involve the same level of specialized knowledge.
  • Products: Medical-grade facials utilize professional-grade, medical-strength products formulated for deeper penetration and more targeted action. Spa facials typically use high-quality but gentler products that may not deliver the same level of concentrated results.
  • Techniques: Medical-grade facials often incorporate advanced techniques to achieve deeper exfoliation and address specific concerns. Spa facials generally focus on massage, cleansing, and basic exfoliation for a more relaxing experience.
  • Customization: Here’s where medical-grade facials truly shine. A thorough consultation and skin analysis precede the treatment, allowing for a highly personalized plan based on your unique needs and goals. Spa facials may offer some level of customization, but it’s often limited compared to the in-depth approach of medical-grade facials.
  • Results: Medical-grade facials are designed to deliver visible and long-lasting results. By targeting deeper skin layers and concerns, they aim to improve your skin’s texture, tone, and overall health. Spa facials, while offering a temporary boost and relaxation, may not provide the same level of lasting improvement.
  • Safety: Medical-grade facilities adhere to stricter hygiene protocols and prioritize client safety. This ensures a sterile environment and proper handling of medical-grade products. Spa facials may have varying hygiene standards, so it’s important to choose a reputable establishment.

When choosing between a medical-grade facial and a spa facial, consider your goals. Spa facials are wonderful for relaxation and temporary rejuvenation. However, if you’re seeking to address specific concerns and achieve lasting improvements in your skin’s health and appearance, a medical-grade facial offers a powerful, customized approach.

AFTER CARE RECOMMENDATIONS

Minimize Sun Exposure

For the next 48 hours, avoid direct sunlight and wear a broad-spectrum medical grade sunscreen whenever outdoors. Your skin will be more sensitive after the treatment.

Gentle Cleansing

Cleanse the treated area with lukewarm water and a gentle, fragrance-free cleanser as directed by your aesthetician. Avoid harsh scrubbing or washcloths for the next few days.

Moisturize and Soothe

Apply a gentle, fragrance-free moisturizer twice daily to soothe any irritation and promote healing. You can also use a calming post-facial spray for added comfort.

Makeup Wait Time

Hold off on applying makeup for at least 6-8 hours, or as advised by your aesthetician. This allows the products to fully absorb and minimizes the risk of irritation.

Avoid Harsh Products

Skip exfoliating products, scrubs, and retinols for at least a week after your facial. These can irritate your freshly treated skin.

Listen to Your Skin

Some mild redness, dryness, or flaking is normal after a facial. However, if you experience any concerning symptoms like excessive swelling, pus, or intense pain, contact your aesthetician immediately.