The average person in the UK spends almost £4,500 on beauty treatments throughout the year. From dermatologists to gyms to teeth whitening to body products to hair and nails and more, staying fit and healthy and looking young is expensive. Those in Leeds were found to spend the most on their beauty regimes with a whopping average of £7,000 a year, which beat London (in second place), where people spent an average of £6,300 annually. That’s a huge chunk of change all on improving our appearance.
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Other statistics show that the average British woman spends around £40,000 in her lifetime on hair products and treatments alone and up to £100,000 on cosmetic products. Those numbers are certainly staggering but not entirely surprising.
Plus, as we age, we spend even more attempting to keep time at bay. One of the trending treatments to stave off impending ageing for men and women was laser facials. But at a cost! Laser facials can set you back anywhere from £300 to £3,000 per facial and usually require several treatments (ouch!). Let’s talk about what a laser facial is, the benefits, which celebrities love, how you can get these results, and more.
What is a laser facial?
Laser facials have been around for over forty years. They’re a safe and effective treatment for the skin and when people talk about “new” treatments, they really just mean an upgrade in technology. The technology has advanced but the concept has been around for decades.
There are around ten laser types that can be used for skin treatments and they work in similar ways. They each fire a narrow beam of light with a similar wavelength to target molecules in the skin. These molecules (chromophores) absorb light and convert that light to heat. This heat creates controlled damage in your skin and triggers your body’s natural repairing response, regenerating cells and producing elastin and collagen, which is what keeps young people’s skin looking fresh and dewy.
Depending on the laser, treatments can reduce blood vessel redness, fade pigmentation and dark spots, remove hair (IPL laser hair removal), resurface the skin, reduce acne scars, reduce fine lines, repair sun damage, and even skin texture.
What are the benefits of laser facials for my skin?
For our purposes, when talking about “laser facials,” we are excluding IPL (Intense Pulsed Light), and hair removal lasers. Whether it’s a “carbon laser facial” (aka “carbon laser peel” or the “Hollywood Peel“) or “laser skin resurfacing,” there are multiple benefits for your skin.
As mentioned, with laser facials, you can reduce fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth and eyes. You can treat pigmentation, brown spots, and discolouration due to ageing or sun exposure – you may also choose to remove unwanted freckles (although, we think freckles are cute!). Lasers can tighten your skin, encouraging collagen production, which is gradually lost with ageing.
You can enhance and smooth your skin tone, making it firmer. You can reduce acne scars, trauma scars, and surgical scars – for some people, scars are removed altogether and others just see them visibility reduced, depending on the individual and how your skin heals and reacts. You can also reduce the look of prominent blood vessels, broken capillaries, or spider veins. Finally, you can shrink enlarged pores, which can stretch as we age.
Sounds like a miracle treatment, right? Well, it kind of is! But, unfortunately, at clinics and salons, this amazing treatment is often expensive.
What does laser treatment involve at a salon, clinic, or dermatologist?
Generally, depending on the type of laser treatment you’re having, it involves setting up an appointment, having a consultation to see if you’re a candidate for treatment, and scheduling a one-off appointment or a series of treatments as a full course of treatments is always recommended. Laser treatments are generally quick when done by a professional and have minimal pain and virtually no downtime.
What are the average costs for laser facials?
Laser facials, depending on where you go, usually set you back anywhere from a few hundred to a few thousand pounds per treatment (and you may need up to eight treatments).
Laser facials are certainly a “luxury” treatment that can make a huge difference to your confidence and your appearance. One clinic in London starts treatments at £166 per treatment whereas another clinic in Liverpool starts treatments around £1,700 per treatment. A third clinic starts treatments at around £300 per session. However, many clinics offer a multi-session discount. The bottom line is that clinical prices vary but all are rather costly.
Why are laser facials trending?
The question should be why wouldn’t laser facials be trending! Forget anti-ageing creams and a myriad of products on the market, laser facials correct blemishes and dull skin; they rejuvenate, exfoliate, and refresh your skin at a cellular level, all whilst softening and smoothing the skin – and reducing fine lines and wrinkles to boot.
They are the go-to treatment for those who want a non-invasive procedure.
Which celebrities have laser facials?
Most celebrities do not “kiss and tell” as it were, but those who have admitted to having carbon laser facials are Kim Kardashian, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, and Jennifer Aniston. We are sure that many other celebrities swear by them too, but they haven’t revealed their secrets just yet.
How can I get a laser facial treatment at home for less than the clinic cost?
If you love the idea of a laser facial, but don’t have the spare hundreds or thousands to spend each month on treatment, then Tria’s Age-Defying Laser might be the treatment solution for you. For less than the cost of a single salon or clinic treatment, you can enjoy these benefits from the seclusion of your own home. No travel time, no additional cost, and no consultation.
Click here for more information on how Tria’s home laser solution works and tips on how to use this device. 83% of people found that these treatments were as effective as clinical treatments (all for less cost). 76% reported a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles and 95% of respondents found that our anti-ageing laser gave them smoother skin.
The best news is you can try our laser risk-free. We have a 60-day money-back guarantee that you’ll love your results. Love your more youthful, radiant skin or your money back! Plus, our laser comes with a two-year warranty, so you’re not limited by the number of treatments. But we do recommend recharging the laser every few weeks even if you’re not using the device, as this will keep the integral battery in top tip condition so it lasts years. You can treat multiple areas, multiple times to achieve optimal results. We know you’ll love this product. Clinical quality for a fraction of the price! Get yours today.
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