Heyday Skincare is celebrating its grand opening this weekend at 815 King St. The model began in New York in 2015, and has expanded to 11 shops New York, Los Angles Philadelphia and Bethesda with plans to open 300+ retailers nationwide together with just a few extra within the DMV.
Heyday is exclusive in that it provides shoppers customizable 50 minute facials and coverings that estheticians create primarily based on their particular skincare wants and issues. The retail part of the shop sells prime skincare manufacturers that use acutely aware and efficient components.
Our summer time intern Rachel Gordon and I had been invited to strive Heyday facials for ourselves. Neither of us had skilled knowledgeable facial earlier than and have totally different pores and skin wants and issues.
Upon arrival into the shop we had been handed tablets the place we stuffed out a complete survey on skincare historical past, areas of concern and objectives.
I used to be led to the again by my esthetician, Hunter, who requested me to briefly describe my skincare routine and what I wished to deal with essentially the most that are redness and anti-aging (now that I’m in my 30s). He then used a variety of merchandise which all smelled extremely pure, natural or fruity and had me feeling completely relaxed. I had some extractions executed and was given a reminder to at all times put on sunscreen. Side word: the chair was additionally extremely snug! I then obtained an LED gentle remedy remedy which helps enhance collagen manufacturing. At the top of the 50 minutes, Hunter gave me a card with a abstract of our go to and really useful merchandise that had been obtainable to buy within the retailer.
The subsequent day I couldn’t consider how glowing and ideal my pores and skin appeared! I didn’t even have to put on basis. While this will have been my first facial, I can say it undoubtedly gained’t be my final.
I had my first facial at Heyday and it was an important expertise! I used to be a bit nervous as I wasn’t certain what to count on however my esthetician, Sierra B., assured me that I used to be in good arms and talked me by way of the method. I’ve an allergy to all tree nuts (that are generally used as an exfoliant in magnificence merchandise) and simply usually delicate pores and skin. Sierra put aside each product containing my allergen and selected light, soothing formulation for my pores and skin. She made certain I used to be snug and relaxed throughout my 50 minute facial full with scorching towels, facial massages, extractions, a face masks. She utilized cleansers, toner, moisturizer, and sunscreen. At the top Sierra suggested me on which merchandise are greatest fitted to my pores and skin and was in a position to reply any questions I had.
Experience Heyday Skincare your self. For a restricted time, first facials are solely $65 as an alternative of $140 and may be booked right here https://www.heydayskincare.com/pages/alexandria. Heyday Alexandria is proud to have already got over a thousand facials pre-booked prior to opening. In addition memberships can be found for $109 a month and embody a month-to-month facial, 50 % off of enhancements (skilled peel, LED gentle remedy, Gua Sha, microdermabrasion and lip exfoliation and moisture remedy) and 20 % off all merchandise at sign-up or 15 % off anytime.