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The Perfect Time for Fraxel: The Ashley McFarland Aesthetics Guide


Fraxel treatments have been a buzzword in the aesthetic industry for quite some time now, and with good reason. This non-invasive laser procedure promises to target the very layers of our skin that cause aging, sun damage, and uneven skin tone. However, as with all things concerning our skin, timing and preparation are key.

Welcome to the Ashley McFarland Aesthetics guide on why this is the perfect season for a Fraxel treatment and how the AM Skin Collection will ensure your skin is in tip-top condition for it.

Why Now is the Perfect Time for Fraxel

The cooling temperatures of the season make it ideal for laser treatments. Sun exposure is one of the major factors that can affect the results of Fraxel, leading to potential complications and reduced efficacy. During this period, with shorter days and longer nights, you’ll likely spend less time under the harsh sun, making it the best time for recovery.

Understanding Fraxel: A Skin Revolution

Fraxel is a fractionated laser treatment that works on both the surface and deeper layers of the skin, promoting rapid cellular turnover and collagen production. Unlike other laser treatments that target the entire skin surface, Fraxel focuses on microscopic columns of skin, leaving surrounding areas untouched. This approach not only allows for quicker healing but also ensures a more targeted treatment.

The Fraxel Effect: From Deep Within

  1. Collagen Boost: One of the primary functions of Fraxel is its ability to stimulate collagen production. Collagen, a protein found abundantly in our youth, diminishes with age, leading to sagging skin and the formation of wrinkles. Fraxel, by promoting collagen synthesis, helps in restoring skin’s elasticity and firmness, giving it a more youthful appearance.
  2. Targeting Sun Damage and Pigmentation: Years of sun exposure can leave our skin with sunspots, uneven tone, and other pigmentation issues. Fraxel is exceptionally adept at targeting and treating these irregularities, giving you a clearer and brighter complexion.
  3. Refining Texture: Fraxel isn’t just about the deeper layers; it’s equally effective on the surface. Those struggling with rough texture, enlarged pores, or superficial scars can expect a smoother, more refined skin texture post-treatment.
  4. Addressing Deep-Set Wrinkles: While surface-level fine lines might be easier to tackle, deep-set wrinkles require a more potent approach. Fraxel, with its penetrative capabilities, can reach these deeper layers, softening even the most stubborn of wrinkles.

Pre-Treatment: Setting the Stage with Skincare

Before diving into any aggressive skin treatment, preparation is paramount. Think of your skin as a canvas – the smoother and more primed it is, the better the end result.

This is where the AM Skin Collection comes in. Founded by Ashley McFarland, this line was meticulously crafted to ensure that your skin receives optimal nourishment and care, especially in preparation for something as transformative as Fraxel.

1. Koji Glow Pads: The star product in our collection, these pads are infused with Kojic acid, which works wonders for brightening the skin, reducing dark spots, and providing an even skin tone. Using this in the weeks leading up to your Fraxel treatment can help ensure that the laser works on a skin that’s already radiant and even.

2. Silk Serum: Packed with a cocktail of hydration and skin-loving ingredients, this serum ensures your skin remains plump, reducing the appearance of fine lines. Its silky texture also ensures optimal hydration, a must before undergoing Fraxel.

3. Night Magic: As the name suggests, let this serum work its magic overnight. It aids in skin regeneration, ensuring that your skin’s natural repair mechanisms are functioning at their best.

4. Get Glowing Serums: For that extra boost of Vitamin C, the Get Glowing serum promises just what its name suggests. Perfect for ensuring your skin is in its best state.

Aftercare and Beyond

Once you’ve undergone your Fraxel treatment, the AM Skin Collection continues to be your ally. Ensuring that your skin remains hydrated and nourished post-treatment can significantly impact the final results, making our range an ideal choice for both pre and post-treatment care.

If you’ve been contemplating Fraxel now truly is the golden window, and we’re here to guide you every step of the way.