According to the Emily Post Institute, customers should tip between 15 and 20 percent for spa facials. The Institute suggests a similar tip percentage for other beauty-related services, such as haircuts, manicures and pe... More »

In order to effectively wax facial hair, the area is cleansed, and the wax is applied in the direction of the hair. The strip is applied to the wax and then pulled in the opposite direction of hair growth. Any remaining ... More »

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In Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, the medical team draws blood, spins it in a centrifuge and injects the plasma into aging facial areas. New deposits of collagen accumulate, smoothing and restoring youthful-looking skin. ... More »

Regular facials and HydraFacial MD treatments differ in that the latter entails suctioning to achieve various degrees of skin resurfacing. Regular European-style facials cost approximately $90 to $180, whereas the averag... More »

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A microcurrent facial is a spa treatment of gentle electric stimulation of the face muscles and skin. During a microcurrent facial, a trained esthetician massages the face using a device that produces a very low-level el... More »

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In a spa setting, it is customary to give a massage therapist a 15-percent to 20-percent tip, according to About.com. In a medical or clinical setting, tips are usually discouraged. In both cases, giving the therapist cl... More »

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Galvanic facials work by stimulating targeted areas of skin with electrical currents to purify, hydrate and smooth skin. Practitioners apply electrical currents to the face and body using special devices. Electrical stim... More »

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