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SaltMED: The SaltFacial® and Skin Renewal Therapy FAQs

SaltMED: The SaltFacial® and Skin Renewal Therapy FAQs

For a lifetime of beautiful skin from head to toe, the answer lies in the sea. The SaltFacial® Skin Renewal Therapy from SaltMED is a non-invasive, three-step treatment that uses natural sea salt to exfoliate, hydrate, and rejuvenate the skin. It is designed to improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, and other common skin concerns by harnessing the power of natural sea salt, ultrasound technology, and high-powered LED light therapy.

Here you’ll find answers to some of the most common questions about this innovative skincare treatment. For more guidance, please use our convenient physician or healthcare provider locator tool to find The SaltFacial® practitioner near you or contact SaltMED today.

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What is The SaltFacial®?

The SaltFacial® is a completely non-invasive skin renewal therapy intended for uniform skin resurfacing with no trauma and no post-treatment redness. It brings together natural sea salt resurfacing, aesthetic ultrasound, and LED phototherapy all in one procedure to stimulate collagen production for a more youthful appearance and even skin tone.

After extensive research into the most effective skincare treatments and the best professional facial machines on the market, The SaltFacial® Class II medical device was designed to offer 3 technologies on 1 platform to use together for The SaltFacial treatment or separately:

  1. The first step in The SaltFacial® treatment is exfoliation. During this step, natural sea salt is applied to the skin using a patented handpiece with positive-pressure flow technology, which exfoliates and removes dead skin cells, impurities, and bacteria.
  2. The second step uses cavitation ultrasound technology to deeply infuse the skin with peptides, antioxidants, and hyaluronic acid, replacing vital nutrients your skin may have lost over time.
  3. The third and final step of this anti-aging facial treatment is LED light therapy, which increases collagen production, reduces inflammation and redness, and smooths out skin texture.

What are the benefits of The SaltFacial®?

The SaltFacial® skin rejuvenation device can be applied to the face, neck, and entire body. Here are some of the ways sea salt crystals in The SaltFacial® treatment can be beneficial for your skin:

  • Deep clean pores
  • Exfoliate
  • Remove dead skin
  • Balance oil production
  • Reduce breakouts
  • Retain moisture
  • Improve skin texture
  • Reduce inflammation/dryness
  • Promote collagen production/collagen reformation
  • No downtime
  • Immediate results

Is The SaltFacial® skin renewal therapy safe?

Yes, The SaltFacial® Skin Renewal Therapy is a safe and effective treatment for all skin types I-VI, even the most sensitive skin. The sea salt used in the treatment is natural and free of harsh chemicals or abrasive particles, making it gentler than traditional exfoliating methods. The patented lightweight angled handpiece of The SaltFacial® device allows for treatments in and around delicate areas like the eyes and lips. In addition, The SaltFacial® is all-natural so it does not have any of the harsh side effects commonly associated with similar laser and chemical treatments currently available. This quick treatment can be performed at any time throughout the year.

What skin issues can The SaltFacial® treat?

With proper application, The SaltFacial® skin renewal process provides relief for the following skin conditions: 

  • Acne Scarring
  • Sun Damage
  • Fine Lines & Wrinkles
  • Age Spots
  • Enlarged Pores
  • Uneven Texture
  • Uneven Pigment/Redness

In addition, The SaltFacial® can also be used as a pre-treatment to prepare skin for hair removal, making this versatile device a great addition to any medical aesthetic practice.

How long does The SaltFacial® take? When will I see results?

The SaltFacial® Skin Renewal Therapy patients see results in as little as 45 minutes — with no downtime! With regular treatments, you can expect to see continued improvements in skin texture, tone, and radiance over time.

Why sea salt?

When sea water evaporates, it leaves behind sea salt. This sea salt differs from regular table salt because it contains numerous healing minerals like magnesium, calcium, and potassium. Our bodies contain the same concentration of nutrients and minerals as sea water, which is why sea salt is so helpful in balancing, protecting, and restoring skin tissue. In fact, the National Eczema Foundation recommends using sea salt soaks to relieve red and itchy skin associated with the condition.

How often should I get The SaltFacial® treatment?

The suggested frequency of The SaltFacial® treatments depends on your individual skin concerns and goals. For best results, we recommend getting the treatment once a month for a series of three to six sessions and then maintaining your results with periodic treatments.

Who is a candidate for The Saltfacial® skin renewal therapy?

Everyone! As a leader in the medical aesthetics industry, SaltMED is committed to making The SaltFacial® Skin Renewal Therapy accessible, affordable, and readily available for all skin types and all individuals.

Sensitive skin may require additional care, but that shouldn’t stop you from reaching your beauty goals. Everyone’s skin is different, and we understand people with sensitive skin have unique concerns when they are considering a new aesthetic treatment or trying to heal damaged skin. Luckily, by using all-natural trusted elements straight from the earth, a SaltFacial gently restores skin’s beauty. The SaltFacial® skin rejuvenation device can be applied to the face, neck, and entire body.

Does Merz own The SaltFacial®?

No, Merz does not own The SaltFacial ®. The creator and manufacturer of The SaltFacial® is SaltMED, a medical device company based in the United States. SaltMED holds numerous worldwide patents for this proprietary medical-facial technology. They also own The SaltFacial® trademark and brand.

However, Merz Aesthetics has formed an alliance with SaltMED regarding The SaltFacial®. Merz Aesthetics serves as a sales arm for SaltMED and has included The SaltFacial® by SaltMED in their portfolio of products. This partnership allows them to offer a world-class solution for one of the most popular aesthetic procedures today.

Allan Danto, the President and CEO of SaltMED, expressed excitement about the collaboration with Merz Aesthetics. Both companies jointly participate in industry trade shows and society meetings, showcasing The SaltFacial®. Additionally, Merz Aesthetics hosts quarterly educational webinars to provide healthcare providers with more information about The SaltFacial®.

It's Time to Say Hello to Glowing Skin with The SaltFacial® Skin Renewal Therapy

If you want to avoid facial fillers and cosmetic surgery, consider a SaltFacial first. No matter what your skin type may be, you can enjoy immediate results. As a professional aesthetic medical equipment supplier serving practitioners all over the United States, SaltMED is ready to help you reveal healthier, smoother skin with this all-natural facial treatment. 

After extensive research, The SaltFacial® is the result of our mission to create the best skin rejuvenation device on the market. With its innovative and all-natural therapy, it is the first and only technology combining sea salt, ultrasound, and LED light therapy. We invite you to view our SaltFacial before and after gallery, events and webinars, or case studies for more details.

For more information about The SaltFacial procedure and other medical aesthetic solutions from SaltMED, contact us today.


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