5 Most Popular Medi-Facials to Get Before Valentine's Day

For long-lasting results and instantly clear skin, celebrity cosmetic dermatologist Dr Chytra V Anand shares some of the trending medical facials to try out!

Whether you are looking for a cure for your pressing skin concerns or just want to indulge in a relaxing pampering sesh for your skin, facials are a great way to do both. Medical facials by a licensed aesthetician or dermatologist can be a great option for a long-lasting glow, especially if you are not regular with a #selfcareSunday routine! So, we spoke to skin guru to the stars Dr Chytra Anand for her pick of potent medical facials:

Celebrity PhotoFacial at Kosmoderma

"This all in one pre-red carpet event medi facial is suitable for all skin types. Power-packed to polish, hydrate, detan, soften, and prep the skin for the ultimate glow it is a celeb fave, and my go-to medi facial for my skin too."

"The best part is that it has no downtime. It starts with a hydrating exfoliation of superficial skin, followed by deeper suction exfoliation for unclogging pores, gentle tan removal and surface blemish removal with softening of the skin by chemical exfoliant. Then, a deep skin infusion with Kosmo Skin Boost Serum for boosting skin immunity and hydration, skin stimulation, Revlite Laser Photofacial, Algae Soy Mask for setting in the skin glow for long-lasting results."

Procedure Time: 90 minutes, Results: Last up to 4 weeks

Rise & Shine KosmoFacial

"This is perfect for full-body skin exfoliation and smoothening. The procedure is followed by a tan-removing and nourishing body mask made of hyaluronic acid, Vitamin Pro B5, Lavender and volcanic ash clay. The benefits are that it removes superficial tan, smoothes skin, leaves the entire body feeling soft and radiant."

Procedure Time: 120 minutes, Time for Results: Immediate, Results: Last up to 3 weeks

SkinQ Purity MediFacial or PhotoFacial

"I recommend this facial for acne-prone, oily or combination skin types with a tendency for acne and those requiring a deep clean up. It is performed using India's first Skin Q DIY Active Facial kit for oily skin/acne control. The IPL Photofacial works on the deepest root of acne, reduces acne inflammation and scarring."

"This facial has been effective to reduce blackheads, whiteheads, control acne breakouts, reduce angry spots within 48 - 72 hours. It deep cleans the skin with no downtime. Regular in-clinic chemical peels may irritate acne-prone skin, but with this treatment, the skin does not get sensitized and gains all the benefits of a peel."

Procedure Time: 75 minutes, Time for Results: Instant brightening, acne reduces withing 24 - 72 hour, Results: Last up to 2 - 3 weeks.

Hydra MediFacial

"This nourishing facial is suitable for all skin types but mainly for dry, dehydrated and sensitive skin. It gently exfoliates with hydration and infusion of antioxidants, hyaluronic acid into the skin. It can temporarily soften fine lines and brightens the skin giving it a youthful appearance."

Procedure Time: 45 minutes, Time for Results: Instant Hydration, Results: Last up to 2 - 3 weeks

Vampire Facelift or PRP Facial

"This benefits mature, ageing skin or dull, tired, sagging skin with open pores and uneven skin texture. The procedures use growth factors derived from your blood to boost skin circulation, skin turnover, cell renewal and boost collagen synthesis."

Procedure Time: 60 minutes, Time for Results: 5 - 7 days, Results: Last up to 3 weeks of glow, and in the long run can reduce the appearance of open pores with a series of sessions.