I had the honor of giving a woman her very first facial, she was 45 years old. She’d been downsized at her job and a friend gave her the gift of a facial. It was a real experience for her. As she got up on the table, she had no idea of what to expect. She said, “the only thing I know about facials is that I always see women in a mask“. I told her that she too would have the experience of a mask. She was very excited.
We started her session with the basic two step cleanse and analysis, followed by the process of exfoliating her skin. As I removed the exfoliant from her face with a hot towel, there came an ahhhh sound from her mouth, followed by an, “oh that feels great”. You see, the warmth of a hot towel to the face is very relaxing, calming and soothing to the soul.
After I exfoliated her face, I followed up with a massage to her face, neck and shoulders. Then the masque was applied, while the mask is on her face I do a reflexology treatment (massage to her feet). It put her to sleep.
She found joy in her treatment and when she checked her phone messages, she found that she’d been hired for a position in a hospital.
Her first facial, but hopefully not her last.
Here’s to Beautiful Skin for the Woman of Color
Esthetician, CEO/Founder-NYRAJU Skin Care