What is Medik8 professional facials?

Medik8 facial treatments have been carefully selected to rejuvenate the skin while providing you with a supremely relaxing experience. Medik8 is an award-winning global skincare brand, sold exclusively by skincare experts for skin-ageing, blemishes, redness, pigmentation and dryness. Treatments deliver visible results you and your friends will rave about. Medical grade cosmeceutical products from the range are used in the professional facials, are unavailable for retail purchase for home use. Medik8 professional treatments offer a pampering in-clinic experience that includes cleansing, exfoliation and facial massage leaving your skin beautifully hydrated & glowing. Your therapist will then be able to recommend a skincare regime suited to your skin to maintain the results of the facial. In order to get the most out of your treatments, we recommend a course of treatments alongside a tailored at-home skincare regime.

Types of Medik8 facials

Revitalising eye ritual
An instantly illuminating, nourishing and hydrating treatment to revitalise tired eyes and reduce dark eye circles and puffiness.
Age-defying facial
A relaxing age-defying facial that infuses the skin with Medik8 core active ingredients: vitamin C to protect and regenerate and vitamin A to stimulate and correct; together creating a more youthful appearance. It involves deep cleansing; manual exfoliation with bamboo micro polish as well as enzyme exfoliation followed by a massage using Medik8 Age-defying oil and application of Medik8 Age-defying mask, finishing with Medik8 specialised serums. Skin looks deeply hydrated, brighter and firmer after the treatment. A course of 6 treatments every 1 to 2 weeks is recommended for effective results.
Deep hydration facial
A complete nourishing and comforting facial to restore vitality to dull, flaky and compromised skin. This facial involves deep cleansing, manual exfoliation with bamboo micro polish as well as enzyme exfoliation followed by application of Hydr8 B5 layered with Medik8 Cream mask to deeply hydrate the skin and finishing with Medik8 specialised serums. A course of 6 treatments every 1 to 2 weeks is recommended for effective results.
Balancing facial
Deep cleansing and pore-refining active ingredients are used to target oily, problematic and blemished skin. Re-balancing products are used throughout this facial to smooth, calm and generate a clearer complexion. It involves deep cleansing, manual exfoliation with bamboo micro polish as well as enzyme exfoliation followed by application of Retinol 3TR layered with Medik8 Natural clay mask to absorb excess oils and draw out the impurities from deeper layer of the skin and finishing with Medik8 specialised serums. A course of 6 treatments every 1 to 2 weeks is recommended for effective results.
Radiance facial
A luxurious illuminating treatment to brighten even the dullest skin. A targeted, results-driven facial to combat uneven pigmentation and skin tone; breathing new radiance and luminosity into the skin.
It involves deep cleansing, manual exfoliation with bamboo micro polish as well as enzyme exfoliation followed by application of C-Tetra, layered with Medik8 Radiance mask to deeply hydrate and brighten the skin and finishing with Medik8 specialised serums. A course of 6 treatments every 1 to 2 weeks is recommended for effective results.

Are there any contraindications to Medik8 facials?

  • Taking Accutane or similar medication
  • Direct sun exposure in last 4 weeks
  • Any injectable or fillers within 72 hours
  • Sunburn or active rosacea
  • Cold sore or fever blister without premedication
  • Waxing within 7 to 14 days
  • Skin disorders

How many treatments are recommended?

To gain maximum benefit, we usually recommend a course of 4-6 Medik8 facials every 2 weeks and then monthly maintenance is required. Most people will see a significant improvement in their skin condition, especially if they combine their treatments with Medik8 homecare products.

What should I do before and after the treatment?

  • Avoid direct sun exposure, spray tanning and sun beds for 3 weeks before and after your facial. If going in the sun, a high SPF sunscreen should be applied.
  • Don’t do heavy or sweaty workouts within 24 hours.
  • Don’t use make-up or perfumed soaps for 24 hours following treatment.
  • Don’t use saunas, steam rooms, public swimming pools and hot baths for 24 hours.
  • Don’t pick off any dead or peeling skin, as this may cause skin discolouration, or even mild scarring.
  • Avoid waxing and any kind of skin resurfacing treatments for 2 weeks after your treatment.
  • Any skin care cream enriched with vitamin A, E and C will improve your treatment results.

To enquire about Medik8 facials, contact Medix Skincare & Laser Clinic today on (03) 9686 0003.

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