How To Perform Our Gentleman's Facial

Man Getting facial at a day spa

Our Men's Facial is designed specifically to care for men’s skin and address the common facial concerns of men such as ingrown hairs or irritations from shaving.

Our special anointment technique combined with a great massage of the back will provide absolute relaxation and a time to de-stress the client. 

Clients will experience a clean, refreshed and thoroughly hydrated complexion at the end of this luxurious facial treatment.

Benefits of the Gentleman's Facial 

  • Provides deep cleansing and effective exfoliation to remove impacted debris from pores
  • Nourishes and feeds the skin to promote a healthy-looking complexion
  • Hydrates and refreshes the skin, calms the look and feel of irritations
  • Stimulates the skin for healthy blood flow and circulation
  • Steam helps improve the look and feel of congested pores and ingrown hairs
  • Uses gentle, yet active products formulated specifically for men’s skin
  • With the use of aromatherapy and neck and shoulder massage, this facial is a calming and relaxing treat 

Treatment Specifications

Contraindications: Severe, infected acne, sunburn, cancer treatments, and iodine sensitivity

Total Service Time: 60 minutes

Suggested Treatment Selling Price: Starting at $95

Frequency of Treatment: Suggested once a week for four weeks, then monthly treatments for maintenance.

Table/Room Preparation

  • Sheet and blanket
  • Hot, damp towels
  • Large bowl
  • Water
  • Cellulose sponge 
  • Cotton compress

      Gentleman's Facial Protocol Step-by-Step

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      Step 1 - Prep

      Time: 1 minute
      Products: Fresh Essential Oil Blend

      Action:

      1. Prep hot, damp towels and soak cellulose sponges in large bowl of water with 5 drops of Fresh Essential Oil Blend. 

      Step 2 - Connection

      Time: 1 minute
      Products: Stress Relief Bath & Body Oil

      Action:

      1. Place 2 drops of Stress Relief Bath & Body Oil in the palms of your hands. Bring your hands to a cup-like position over the lower face for the client to deep breathe the aromatic oils.

      Step 3 – Anointment Massage

      Time: 2 minutes
      Products:  Stress Relief Bath & Body Oil and water

      Action:

      1. Place 10 drops of Stress Relief Bath & Body Oil in palm of your hands, wet other hand, blend together and use to massage upper chest, shoulders, across the back of shoulders, and neck.
      2. Continue until the Bath & Body Oil and water are thoroughly absorbed into the skin. 
      3. Clear the lymphatic pathways of the neck by using manual lymph drainage or gentle superficial stroking down the sides of the neck.

      Step 4 - Cleansing

      Time: 5 minutes
      Products: Lavender Cleanse and facial sponges 

      Action:

      1. Apply Lavender Cleanser to the face, neck and upper chest using effleurage massage with circular stroking movements to remove dirt, surface debris, and environmental pollutants.
      2. Remove cleanser with facial sponges.

      Step 5 - Exfoliation

      Time: 8 minutes
      Products: Silt Scrub, hot, damp towel, compress towel, facial sponges

      Action:

      1. Apply Silt Scrub to face, neck and upper chest area (careful to avoid eye area and the mouth).
      2. Begin exfoliation process by wetting the fingertips with water and using light massage movements for 2 minutes.
      3. Cover skin with hot, damp towel and leave on for 5 minutes.
      4. Remove exfoliant using Pure Toning Essence Compress towel.
      5. Rinse away any excess product with warm water and facial sponges.

      Step 6 - Deep Pore Cleansing

      Time: 4 minutes
      Products: CLEANSE, steamer, sponges or towels

      Action:

      1. Turn on steamer.
      2. Deep cleanse with Sir Vitál CLEANSE applied to the face, neck and upper chest using invigorating manual massage techniques with wet hands.
      3. Vapor steam may be used for 2 minutes at this time.
      4. Cover with a cool towel and leave on the skin for 3 minutes.
      5. Remove with hot towel or sponges.
      6. Move on to extractions, if needed. If not move on to Step 7.

      Step 7 - Extractions

      Time: 4-10 minutes
      Products: Pure Toning Essence, steamer, cotton/sponge

      Action:

      1. Apply 3-5 drops of Pure Toning Essence to congested areas of the skin
      2. Continue to steam for 3 minutes before extracting.
      3. Extract clogged debris from areas of congestion using cotton/sponge soaked in Pure Toning Essence to clear away debris from pores.

      Step 8 - Nourish & Repair

      Time: 5 minutes
      Products: Restorative Infusion, Sea Tonic

      Action:

      1. Mix together 5 drops of the Restorative Infusion and 7 sprays of Sea Tonic in the palm of the hand, and apply to the face, neck and upper chest area.
      2. Massage into skin for 5 minutes using a pressure point massage technique.

      Step 9 - Facial Massage

      Time: 10 minutes
      Products: Facial Massage Cream

      Action:

      1. Apply approximately 1-2 tsp. of Facial Massage Cream to face, neck and upper chest.
      2. Perform standard massage for 10 minutes.

      Step 10 - Mask

      Time: 10 minutes
      Products: Matcha Cool Mask, Pure Toning Essence Compress

      Action: 

      1. Pre-blended Facial Masks should be kept moist with a cotton compress soaked in Pure Toning Essence Compress.
      2. Apply Matcha Cool Mask.
      3. Leave mask on for 10 minutes.
      4. Remove facial mask with Pure Toning Essence Compress cloth or damp sponges.

      Step 11 - Protect

      Time: 3 minutes
      Products: Sir Vitál SOOTHE or CONDITION Beard oil, if bearded

      Action: 

      1. Apply a light application of Sir Vitál SOOTHE After Shave Lotion to face, neck and upper chest.
      2. If bearded, finish by massaging in 7-10 drops (depending on beard length) of  CONDITION beard oil.

      Pure Toning Essence Compress Recipe

      • ½ cup cold water
      • 20 drops Pure Toning Essence
      • Mix ingredients together in bowl
      • Use to soak cotton and/or towel compress

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      Retail Product Recommendations for Home Care

      Man washing face with Sir Vitál CLEANSE

      • CLEANSE – deep pore daily facial cleanser for men
      • SOOTHE – natural after shave and facial moisturizer
      • SHAVE – natural shave cream
      • Sir Vitál Beard Oil – natural beard oils to hydrate, tame or promote growth
      • MANIFEST – natural deodorant for men
      • EVOLVE – natural essential oil cologne rollerball for men

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