A facial is a cosmetic treatment of the face, commonly involving a variety of skin treatments, including: steam, exfoliation, extraction, creams, lotions, masks, peels, and massage. Normally performed in a beauty salon but it is also a common spa treatment.

Facials are generally categorized; for example:
*European Facial

Tools used in facial treatments

*facial bed (plinth) or chair

*make up tray
*trolley for products and implements
*clean sheet or other covering
*cotton (roll)
* facial waters
*cotton pads
*cotton swabs and pledgets
*galvanic current
*headband or head covering
*salon gown
*plastic bobby pins/safety pins
* incisionary scalpels
* Facial Massager
*antiseptic lotion
*cleansers and make-up removers
*hand sanitizers
*massage cream or lubricating oil
*facial masks
*sun protection products
*tonic lotions
*skin exfoliators/peelsThere are a number of different facials including gold facial, pearl facial, and even diamond facials!Each one has a different effect on the skin.

ee also

*Spa treatment
*Facial hair
*Facial analysis
*Facial animation
*Facial nerve
*Maxillofacial surgery

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  • facial — facial, iale, iaux [ fasjal, jo ] adj. • 1545, repris 1800; lat. médiév. facialis, du lat. facies ♦ Qui appartient à la face, de la face. Les muscles faciaux. Var. plur. facials. Paralysie faciale. Chirurgie faciale. Angle facial : indice… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • facial — FACIÁL, Ă, faciali, e, adj. (anat.) Care aparţine feţei, privitor la faţă, care afectează faţa. [pr.: ci al] – Din fr. facial. Trimis de RACAI, 21.11.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  faciál adj. m. (sil ci al), pl. faciáli; …   Dicționar Român

  • facial — adj. anat. Relativo a la cara. Medical Dictionary. 2011. facial relativo a la cara; un n …   Diccionario médico

  • Facial — Fa cial, a. [LL. facialis, fr. L. facies face : cf. F. facial.] Of or pertaining to the face; as, the facial artery, vein, or nerve. {Fa cial*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] {Facial angle} (Anat.), the angle, in a skull, included between a straight line …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • facial — adjetivo 1. Del rostro: cirugía facial, crema facial. Tiene los rasgos faciales muy angulosos. herpes facial …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • facial — facial, ale (fa si al, a l ) adj. 1°   Terme d anatomie. Qui appartient à la face. Nerfs faciaux.    Angle facial, voy. angle. 2°   Terme de théologie. Vision faciale ou béatifique, voy. béatifique. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Face ; provenç. facial …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • facial — fa·cial adj: involving or apparent from the face of something (as a statute) facial discrimination a facial challenge to the law fa·cial·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • facial — (Del lat. faciālis, de la cara). 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo al rostro. 2. desus. intuitivo (ǁ perteneciente a la intuición). ☛ V. ángulo facial, valor facial …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • facial — (adj.) c.1600, face to face, from Fr. facial, from M.L. facialis of the face, from facies (see FACE (Cf. face) (n.)). Meaning of the face is from 1818. The noun meaning beauty treatment for the face is from 1914, American English …   Etymology dictionary

  • Facial — ist der englische Ausdruck für eine kosmetische Behandlung des Gesichts, siehe Kosmetik im Jargon von Pornoproduktionen ein anderes Wort für Gesichtsbesamung Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Faciāl — (v. lat.), was auf das Gesicht Bezug hat; so Facialarterie, Gesichtsarterie etc …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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