When you don’t look as young on the outside as you feel on the inside, you may feel ready for a facial rejuvenation procedure at our cosmetic plastic surgery practice in Tallahassee, FL. But surgery isn’t the whole story when it comes to looking youthful, vital, and vibrant. Healthy skin is often the secret ingredient for excellent results that look as natural as possible and last for years.
In this blog post, we’ll discuss the role skin care plays in facial plastic surgery and share tips for revealing smoother, brighter, more hydrated skin, no matter your age.
Why Healthy Skin Matters for Facial Surgery Results
Facial plastic surgery may tighten skin and reposition facial tissues to rejuvenate your look, but it does not improve the quality of the skin itself. Healthy skin is youthful skin, so proper skin care is essential. A great routine protects against damage, reverses or prevents signs of aging, and improves the skin’s youthful look to enhance results.
Southeastern Plastic Surgery surgeons put all facial plastic surgery patients on a custom skincare routine to achieve great results. This includes recommendations for products to use before and after facial surgery that keep the skin hydrated, protected from UV damage, and cleansed of any excess oils and debris.
Your 4-Step Cleansing Routine
Healthy skin starts with proper cleansing. Follow these steps to keep your skin squeaky clean:
- Wash your hands: This prevents bacteria from transferring to the face.
- Use an oil-based cleanser: Remove makeup, SPF, excess oils, dirt, pollutants, and dead skin cells, leaving hydrating oils behind.
- Use a traditional cleanser: Massage this in an upward and outward motion to get deeper into your pores, and don’t forget your jawline and neck.
- Double cleanse: Cleansing twice makes sure all debris is cleared.
Once your skin is completely clean, you’re ready to apply serums, moisturizers, and other products recommended by your surgeon.
Skincare Products & Treatments to Try
Improve your skin’s health and preserve a youthful glow with these enhancements.
Potent skincare products sold only through physicians have been closely studied and proven to be effective for cleansing, hydrating, and protecting the skin from damage. Southeastern Plastic Surgery offers products from brands, including:
- iS Clinical
If you’re not sure which products to add to your routine, we recommend coming in for a skincare consultation, which will allow one of our medical spa team members to make personalized recommendations.
When your skin needs a boost or you are looking to treat a specific concern, you may want to consider a specialized medical spa treatment. A skincare consultation is your first step to learn about microdermabrasion, chemical peels, facials, and other treatments available at our practice. These treatments will not only prep your skin for a successful surgery but also will keep it looking young and fresh so you can enjoy true facial rejuvenation for as long as possible.
If you would like to learn more about enhancing your facial plastic surgery results with youthful skin, please contact us online or call (850) 219-2000. We happily serve cosmetic plastic surgery patients from Dothan, AL, Valdosta, GA, and other surrounding cities.