Salons use specialized machines to cater to clients’ increasing demand for advanced skincare treatments
The beauty industry in India has witnessed remarkable growth in recent years and salons play a vital role in offering a wide range of services to cater to their clients’ beauty needs. To keep up with the ever-increasing demand for advanced skincare treatments, salons are incorporating technology into their services.
Let’s look into some of the popular machines used across India that enhance the results of facial treatments and the client experience.
This is a non-invasive exfoliation technique that removes dead skin cells, revitalizes the skin, and promotes collagen production. Using a diamond-tipped wand or crystals, this treatment gently exfoliates the skin’s surface. It works wonders on rough skin as it improves the texture of the skin, reduces the appearance of acne scars and fine lines. It is a popular machine for bridal treatments and is used for skin polishing treatments.
LED Light Therapy:
This has gained popularity as an effective treatment for various skin issues. Different coloured LED lights target specific skin concerns, such as blue light for acne-prone skin and red light for anti-ageing and inflammation reduction. LED light therapy stimulates cell regeneration and collagen production, leading to improved skin texture and a more radiant complexion. It is one of the safest modalities in a salon for treatment.
There are quite a few types of ultrasonic machines available, the popularly used one is the skin scrapper. It uses high-frequency sound waves to penetrate deep into the skin, effectively cleansing and removing impurities. These machines can also help in product penetration, ensuring that skincare products are better absorbed by the skin. Ultrasonic treatments are gentle and suitable for all skin types, making them a versatile addition to salon skincare services.
This produces a gentle electrical current that has antibacterial properties and stimulates blood circulation. This treatment is commonly used for acne-prone skin to reduce inflammation and promote skin healing.
Laser Hair Removal Machines:
These machines have changed the service offering in the hair removal space. Gone are the days where waxing was the only alternative for in salon services. Now clients look for laser as a long-term solution. These machines use laser technology to target and destroy hair follicles, resulting in reduced hair growth over time. Laser hair removal is preferred for its precision and effectiveness and is commonly used for various body areas, including the face, legs, underarms, and bikini line.
Radiofrequency (RF) Machines:
Radiofrequency machines utilize electromagnetic waves to stimulate collagen production and tighten the skin. This non-surgical treatment is beneficial for reducing wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging skin. RF machines are also used for body contouring and cellulite reduction. With no downtime and minimal discomfort, RF treatments have become increasingly popular among salon clients seeking skin tightening and anti-ageing solutions.
A few machines like the Galvanic, Vacuum suction, Faradic are also used in salons but in very few numbers. These machines deliver results but need in-depth knowledge and skill for usage.
As the Indian beauty industry continues to evolve, salon owners are consistently upgrading their services to meet the growing demands of their clients. Using basic or advanced machines for facial is important to achieve effective results and client satisfaction. From microdermabrasion and laser hair removal to radiofrequency and LED light therapy machines, the variety of options available ensures that salons can offer a diverse range of skincare solutions to cater to individual needs.
As technology advances, we can expect more innovative machines to revolutionize the salon industry. However, it is crucial for salon professionals to stay updated with the latest trends and receive proper training to ensure safe and effective usage of these machines. With the right equipment and skilled aestheticians, salons in India can continue to provide top-notch skincare treatments and enhance their clients’ beauty experiences.
Vaishali Shah, Founder and Education Head, LTA School of Beauty