The AquaGold Facial is also known by other popular names such as AQUAGOLD fine touch, and The Golden Facial. Approved by the Hollywood’s elite, it is a patented gold–plated needle system that delivers custom solutions into the skin at the ideal depth of 0.6mm.

AquaGold De-Lux

The AquaGold Facial is also known by other popular names such as AQUAGOLD fine touch, and The Golden Facial. Approved by Hollywood’s elite, it is a patented gold–plated needle system that delivers custom solutions into the skin at the ideal depth of 0.6mm. Our signature experience to this treatment includes a Dermalux LED Light experience to further enhance rejuvenation and skin recovery.

The AquaGold Facial uses a technology that is the first of its kind. With each needle thinner than a human hair, it allows the skin specialist to painlessly and effectively deliver selective ingredients which help to improve the quality and structure of the skin by enhancing cell regeneration at a deeper level.

Treatment time:

Approx 90 minutes

Anaesthesia:

Topical Anaesthetic

Downtime:

1 - 2 Days

Discomfort Level:

Mild

Longevity:

Indefinitely with regular maintenance treatments
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Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Included In The AquaGold Facial?

The choice of ingredients delivered with the AquaGold Facial is entirely up to the skin specialist and patient needs, allowing personalised treatments based on skin type and areas of concern. Therefore, there is no specific “cocktail recipe’’. The most common ingredients include

  • Hyaluronic acid
  • Neuromodulators
  • Vitamin complex
  • Growth factors
  • Platelet-rich plasma
  • Stem cells
  • Nano–peptide active ingredients.

A very popular and well received treatment is the AquaGold Facial and neurotoxin combination to address fine lines and wrinkles in the peri-orbital region. This technology is able to treat the skin areas delicately and effectively, where the typical syringe injections are quite difficult to do.

The AquaGold De-Lux treatment begins with a cleansing and light rejuvenation to prepare the skin for the delivery of nutrients.

Then the patented 24ct gold plated needle stamp system is applied. Each hollow needle is thinner than a human hair and does not penetrate deeper than the top layer of the skin. It is not at all as scary as it sounds. The spiral spray design technology releases product form the vial with each stamp and helps to deeply channelise and infuse the bespoke cocktail into the skin.

This treatment ends with a Dermalux LED Light therapy to help soothe, calm and heal the skin after micro–channeling.

What Can Be Treated With The AquaGold Facial?

This treatment has been clinically proven to target the signs of:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Open pores
  • Uneven skin tone and texture

What Can I Expect Straight After My Aquagold Facial?

Redness and a heated sensation can be expected for 24 hours post-treatment. Tightness of the skin can also be experienced due to possible swelling. Slight peeling, dryness and skin sensitivity have been reported in the few days following the treatment. You will however receive post-treatment home care and instructions on how to apply these specific products in the days following your treatment.

How Long Is The Aquagold De-Lux Facial?

Treatment time will vary according to the area being treated; generally this treatment is about 90 minutes long. The allocated time includes the application of the topical anesthetic (if required), AquaGold solution application and post-treatment Dermalux LED Light Therapy.

How Many AquaGold Facials Will I Need To See Results?

For optimal results, 3 treatments are recommended spaced 4-6 weeks apart.

How Do I Know If An AquaGold Facial Is Right For Me?

Always start with a professional consultation with qualified and experienced specialists for an in-depth analysis of your skin and to reach a good understanding of your skincare concerns and goals.

Our unique and comprehensive VISIA Skin Analysis is available for you to discuss and analyse your concerns and goals and for our team of specialists to provide bespoke advice.

Schedule your VISIA Skin Analysis today! 

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