What You Need To Know Before a Facial

Have you ever considered a facial that goes beyond the surface, employing the science of stem cells and PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) for truly transformative results? 

Imagine walking out with not just glowing skin but with a rejuvenated complexion that speaks volumes of deep, cellular renewal. 

This article discusses what you need to know before opting for a facial treatment enriched with the regenerative powers of stem cells and PRP. 

From the basics of these treatments to preparing for your session, we’ll guide you through the essential steps to ensure your skin reaps maximum benefits. Let’s get into it!

What are Stem Cells and PRP Facials

Stem cell and PRP facials represent the forefront of aesthetic medicine, combining regenerative properties and advanced science to rejuvenate the skin. 

Stem cell facials utilize potent regenerative cells that promise to renew and repair your skin from within, targeting signs of aging and environmental damage with precision. These facials are akin to giving your skin a fresh canvas, allowing new, healthy cells to surface and thrive.

On the other side, PRP facials, often referred to as “vampire facials,” harness the healing powers of your own blood. By concentrating and reapplying your plasma, rich in growth factors, this treatment accelerates wound healing and stimulates collagen production. 

It’s particularly effective for those looking to diminish fine lines, improve skin texture, and achieve an overall youthful radiance.

The Procedure: A Closer Look

A stem cell or PRP facial typically involves a series of steps, starting with the collection of PRP for PRP-based treatments. This minimally invasive procedure involves drawing a small amount of blood, which is then processed to concentrate the platelets. 

For stem cell facials, the process might vary depending on the source of the stem cells and the specific treatment protocol.

The application of stem cells or PRP to the skin is usually performed using micro-needling, a technique that creates micro-channels in the skin to facilitate the deeper absorption of the regenerative components. 

This method not only allows for the effective delivery of stem cells or PRP but also stimulates the skin’s natural healing process, enhancing collagen production and skin renewal.

Post-Treatment Care and Results

After your facial, it’s crucial to follow your specialist’s post-treatment care instructions closely. You might experience mild swelling, redness, or sensitivity, which typically subsides within a few days. 


The key to a successful recovery and optimal results lies in gentle skincare, adequate sun protection, and avoiding harsh products or activities that might irritate the treated area.

What are the Benefits of Stem Cell and PRP Facials

The benefits of stem cell and PRP facials are significant and varied, offering more than just surface-level improvements:

  • Enhanced Skin Tone and Texture: Patients often report improvements in skin tone and texture, leading to a smoother, more even complexion.
  • Reduction in Fine Lines and Wrinkles: The regenerative properties of stem cells and PRP can significantly reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, contributing to a more youthful look.
  • Improved Elasticity: These treatments boost collagen production, improving skin elasticity and firmness.
  • Healing of Acne Scars and Sun Damage: The wound healing capabilities of stem cells and PRP make them effective in treating acne scars, sun damage, and other skin imperfections.
  • Natural Rejuvenation: By leveraging the body’s own healing processes, these facials offer a natural approach to skin rejuvenation, avoiding the need for more invasive procedures. 


In the journey to radiant, youthful skin, both stem cell and PRP facials offer paths filled with promise and potency. By understanding these treatments and preparing accordingly, you unlock the door to not just improved skin tone and texture but to a confidence that shines from within. 

Whether you’re intrigued by the regenerative prowess of stem cells or the natural healing power of PRP, the choice is yours to embrace. 

Ready to take the first step towards rejuvenated skin? Visit Robert Andrews Laser and Medical Aesthetics, located in Colorado Springs, CO, or contact us at (719) 434-3075. 

Let’s discuss which facial is the perfect fit for you and begin your journey to flawless skin.

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