I’ve recently had the honor of getting a HydraOxygen facial done at Vedure Face, Body & Nail MediSpa; and when I say honor, I mean it! Located at Wheelock Place (the address speaks for itself, really), the MediSpa is chic, luxurious and relaxing all in one. Speaking as someone who’s been really stressed and busy lately, the invitation to try out one of their signature facials was heaven sent indeed: my comedones have been crying for extraction and my skin has been demanding for some pampering. So off I went on a lovely Saturday, and here’s what I’ve to say about it!
First, as always, here’s an introduction to Vedure Face, Body & Nail MediSpa. It was conceptualized by a team of Skin Entrepreneurs: skin specialists and beauty industry leaders who realized there existed a gap between the modern day clinics, traditional spas and beauty salons. ‘Vedure’ is a recreation of the word ‘Verdure’ which means flourish and lush – a description that suits the location to a T.
Vedure Face, Body & Nail MediSpa results-oriented vision of retaining youth and beauty for everyone, has been celebrated by magazines, big celebrity names, and everyone and anyone who sought and got the absolute finest in skin treatment and decadent spa treatments. It is the only Aesthetics Center in Singapore which offers a complete head to toe makeover under the beauty and medical umbrella.
My Facial Experience
Before my facial, I waited (or rather, lounged hehe) for awhile at the waiting area. First off, may I say this is the FIRST waiting area I’ve sat at where I’ve been astounded by what’s around me.
In front of me was what appeared to be a JUICE BAR where customers could get refreshments and light snacks – I myself got a nice longan tea to start with. To the back of me was ROWS of skincare products and nail polishes of every color. That’s because the Nail Spa was just to my left, with women getting their manicure/pedicure games on. They were treated to a stunning view of the city before their very feet (literally!) but alas, it was a pity I couldn’t get a good shot.
I explained to WeiZhen, who was in charge of assigning my facial therapist to me, about my skin problems mainly being dullness, sensitivity, and comedones. My acne issues have been much improved since awhile ago but I still had a few problems to settle here and there. So I was recommended to a Hydro-Facial which would not only hydrate my skin, but also help with my pesky spots.
When I entered my facial room, I was speechless. I say that because, what’s in the picture above is only HALF the room size. I think the facial room is larger than my actual bedroom…. I could’ve probably done a cartwheel in there. It was just… pure luxury. Anyway, when I could get my jaw to finally close, my therapist Mandy came in and got me started!
First, she gently but thoroughly removed my makeup. In actual fact, I wasn’t wearing much makeup since I’m more of a sunblock only kinda girl but it still felt good to get all that gunk off my face.
Thereafter, I went through a second cleanse to make sure my skin was well prepped for the goodness of whatever was coming up next. Please don’t be fooled by the nice skin you see here (yes, even I’ve got to admit it looks pretty good, haha!) because I’ve got plennnnnntyyyy of comedones to extract and I was kinda dreading it haha.
|Check out the mist being sprayed out!|
To make the extraction process slightly less scary, and painful, I was treated to this nifty piece of technology! The tool that you see above released high powered mini jets of water and oxygen onto my skin painlessly, and it actually felt extremely soothing. The purpose of that was to ensure my skin went through a deep cleansing and would thereafter be softer and the nasty whiteheads and blackheads would come out much quicker and easier.
What can I say…. extraction is never a lovely process. BUT!!! I must admit the previous jet spray of water definitely made it less painful. Coupled with Mandy’s deft hands and very very very thorough removal, my complexion was definitely left a lot smoother and extremely clean.
There was a second spray of water and oxygen over my face for an EXTRA deep clean and to inject more moisture into my skin. It was such a lovely treat really, I half wished she would’ve done it 10 more times hahaha.
A mask was later spread onto my face (you know those really thick gel ones that later harden to feel rubbery?) to sooth my skin, hydrate it, and lessen the redness. My face lapped up all that goodness because, well simply put, it was so good! Haha. I loved how the coolness juxtaposed with the slight heat of my skin after the extraction – like a delicious popsicle on a hot summer’s day.
After 20 minutes or so, the mask was removed and Mandy helped to apply MD Dermatics toner, MD Dermatics moisturizer and MD Dermatics sunblock for me. I was ready, though unwilling, to leave.
Fortunately for me, there was one LAST delight in store before I left. I got another cup of longan tea matched with a nuts & raisins granola bar! It tasted so good I was almost tempted to ask for more!
On the whole, it was really a terrific experience. Imagine being pampered from start to end -it’s truly what anyone deserves after a difficult work week. I’ve already got half a mind to return and get all my necessary aesthetics done before my wedding (which is light years away………… lol). If you’re still contemplating on giving this place a try, please just throw your doubts away and…. in the words of Tom Haverford and Donna Meagle of Parks and Recreation……..
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Haha! I promise you won’t regret it. 🙂
Here is my skin before/after the treatment: as you can see, my whiteheads have lessened considerably and my skin looks healthier and smoother. Also!!! It’s so much more hydrated whee! 🙂
I do still face the problem of enlarged pores and the occasional irritating spot here and there, but on the whole, really a quick effective deep cleansing facial. Thumbs up all around! Thank you Vedure Face, Body & Nail MediSpa for inviting me down, the pleasure is all mine.
Vedure Face, Body & Nail MediSpa
501 Orchard Road
#04-06 Wheelock Place
Contact them at:
6732 488 or
Disclaimer: This treatment has been sponsored for my consideration, but all views and opinions discussed here, as always, remain honest and unbiased.