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What technology is actually involved in a BIOTEC Facial?

11 January 2018

As we age and our lifestyles change, our skin loses energy, leaving it looking dull and tired and in need of a powerful wake – up call. Here at the Aztec Spa in Torquay we are introducing the new energising skincare system BIOTEC. The facial works by actively boosting skins energy giving you noticeable results straight away.

There are five different technologies which can be used in combination as part of a ELEMIS BIOTEC facial. Each technology has a different effect on the skin and all are painless. Below is a list of all the technologies, what they offer and the effect they have on your skin.


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Microcurrent Technology

The only aesthetic technology which can physically firm and tone the skin. Facial muscles are gently re-educated with small pulses of micro-current.


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Ultrasonic Technology

The Ultrasonic spatula delivers 27,000 vibrations per second to the skin via a quartz head. These rapid vibrations push skin impurities to the surface and has an exfoliating effect. This provided results similar to microdermabrasion but in a gentler and less aggressive way.


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Galvanic Technology

The two step process of Galvanic uses positively and negatively charged ions to push active products deeper in to the skin, making them far more effective at a deeper level. This really helps minimise the effects of stress and tiredness on the skin.

Oxygen Infusion

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Oxygen Infusion Technology

Oxygen therapy uses powerful bursts of compressed air to infuse the skin with a combination of 95% pure oxygen with selected high potent products. This will visibly plump out lines and increase firmness.

Light Therapy

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Light Therapy

This technology emits energy in the form of red or blue light using LED stimulation. Red light assists cell growth and encourages increased lymphatic glow. Blue light has a calming and anti-irritant effect and is useful in killing bacteria.

See our list of the 8 ELEMIS BIOTEC facial treatments on our spa page and choose the right treatment to suit your skin type. The Aztec Spa in Torquay is the only spa that is offering ELEMIS BIOTEC facial treatments currently, so why not take advantage and treat yourself this winter/spring! To book call us on 01803 400190.

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Take a look at our 8 BIOTEC Treatments

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