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Can a vampire facial make you look younger? Read its 5 benefits

No, a vampire facial is not a Halloween look, but it is a type of facial that can slow down aging and bring a glow to your face.
A woman getting a vampire facial
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Dr Sonia Tekchandani Published: 31 Oct 2022, 15:19 pm IST
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Want to get rid of the wrinkles and fine lines? There are various alternatives if surgery is not what you want. Plasma-rich protein (PRP) facials, commonly referred to as ‘vampire facials’ are one very popular approach. Kim Kardashian made the vampire facial popular when she shared an Instagram image of her face covered in blood. But if you’ve never heard of it, we’ll explain it all to you.

What is a vampire facial?

Loved by celebs all around the world, the vampire facial is a platelet-rich plasma therapy that requires withdrawing blood from your body and injecting the same into your face.

Benefits of vampire facial

This facial has multiple benefits for your skin. Since our blood is loaded with nutrients, it aids in improving the skin to a great extent. From enhancing skin texture to increasing cell turnover rate, a vampire facial is a great way to recharge and rejuvenate your skin. Also, this is a quick and safe procedure and is suitable for all skin types. Follow a few precautionary measures after your facial and your skin will thank you for this special treatment.

Take a look at Kim Kardashian’s Instagram post on vampire facial from 2013!

Here are 5 benefits of a vampire facial:

1. Fights against signs of ageing

A vampire facial is excellent if you want to get rid of those unwanted fine lines and wrinkles and wish to have skin like a baby. This facial effectively helps to restore new cells to the skin, which makes the skin look younger and healthier. Also, the blood injected into the face aids in increasing cell turnover, which helps to prevent the signs of aging.

2. Provides smooth skin

Vampire facial visibly improves skin texture and provides smooth, soft, and supple skin. Since this contributes to cell turnover, the new skin cells help to get rid of the dead skin cells which make the skin dull and lifeless. Removing the top layer of the skin, it allows the new skin cells to grow and your skin feels refreshed. Besides, it is also effective in getting rid of old blemishes, acne scars, and pigmentation by giving the skin a smooth and even-toned texture.

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3. Skincare products work better

The effectiveness of skincare products is enhanced by vampire facials. It helps the skincare products to penetrate deeper layers of the skin hence your serums and moisturizers work better, and you see faster and significant improvement in your skin.

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Vampire facial have taken the beauty world by storm with their anti-ageing benefits. Image Courtesy: Shutterstock

4. Boosts collagen

Collagen helps our skin to retain that youthful glow and also makes the skin firmer and tighter. Vampire facial includes injecting blood into the face, which boosts the skin cells and aids in collagen production. Increased collagen in your skin makes it healthier, plumper, glowing, and radiant. Moreover, it helps in repairing and healing the skin. The skin feels tight after the treatment, and you can see a huge change in the overall health of your skin.

5. Helps to retain moisture

A well-moisturized and hydrated skin is key to healthy skin. Vampire facials help restore moisture and nourishment to the skin; thus, the skin becomes resistant to external damage such as sun exposure, pollution, etc. The skin’s elasticity improves, and it retains more moisture to the skin.

So, don’t shy away from trying this awesome treatment. It’s the perfect time to indulge in some self-care and give yourself a vampire facial.

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Dr Sonia Tekchandani is a celebrity Dermatologist ...Read More

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