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  • Dr. Jay

What does a Vampire Facial® Do?

If you want youthful, luminous skin without going under the knife or having to take time off from your life, a Vampire Facial® could be exactly what you're looking for. These incredible skin treatments use your own blood to help your skin regenerate youthful cells and bring a lovely glow to your face. At Enhanced Wellness of New Mexico, in Albuquerque, we specialize in these incredible treatments.

Vampire Facials give you luminous skin without surgery
Vampire Facials® give you luminous skin without surgery.

How Does a Vampire Facial Work?

These treatments use plasma-rich platelets, or PRP that are already in your blood to prompt your body to produce more collagen. It's an organic, safe, minimally-invasive way to coax your skin into making collagen. Through micro-needling, the PRP is fully incorporated into the skin so it can start rolling back the clock.

Vampire Facials® minimize wrinkles and fine lines by promoting collagen.
Vampire Facials® minimize wrinkles and fine lines by promoting collagen.


More Collagen

Collagen is the magic ingredient that helps your skin look as youthful as possible. By promoting collagen production, this treatment can take years off your face. Although the results will vary for everyone, most people find that they look younger and more refreshed after this treatment. Collagen promotes firm, bouncy skin that looks dewy and wrinkle-free. It's a great way to get a radiant, healthy glow.

Lessen wrinkles and fine lines with the Vampire Facial®.

Less Prominent Wrinkles and Fine Lines

If you want to minimize the look of your wrinkles and fine lines, this treatment is a good choice for you. Many people find that their wrinkles and fine lines smooth out after just one session. It's common to see a huge reduction in wrinkles and lines around the mouth, corners of the eyes, and forehead. Fewer wrinkles automatically make your skin look younger and fresher.

Shrinking Pores

Larger pores can mar the look of your face and make your skin look slightly uneven. Fortunately, this treatment can help make pores look smaller and can give you a more radiant and even skin tone. Most people start seeing results quickly, sometimes after a single session.

Even-Textured Skin

Uneven texture and red patches can age skin prematurely and make it look less luminous than it normally would. Fortunately, this treatment can smooth out skin tone, even the texture, and even help minimize the look of hyperpigmentation. Many people see dramatic results in just one session. These treatments can give you a serious beauty boost without going under the knife.

Minimized Sun Damage and Acne Scars

Acne scarring and sun damage can also make your skin look uneven. Fortunately, this treatment can help minimize scarring and sun damage dramatically. Many people see results in just a single session and are amazed at how great their skin looks.

Your skin will look luminous and radiatn after your Vampire Facial®

Increased Luminosity

One of the biggest benefits of this treatment is that your skin will look luminous and radiant, thanks to the increase in collagen. Luminous skin automatically looks a lot younger, and a dewy complexion can make you more confident and younger when you look like you have an inner glow.


Is It Really Painless?

Yes! These treatments are completely painless for most people. Unlike other options, it's non-surgical, and you can go about your daily business right after completing your session. One of the reasons why this treatment is so popular is that you get a tremendous amount of benefits from it without any of the pain.

Is It Safe?

This treatment is totally safe, and since we use the PRP from your own blood, there's virtually no danger of having an allergic reaction. This treatment is completely organic, tested, and you are very likely to get great benefits from it.

Who Is a Good Candidate?

If you want to look younger and have more youthful, glowing skin, this treatment is right for you. It's a great way to minimize the look of your wrinkles and fine lines, as well as diminish the look of acne scarring and sun damage. If you want to have healthier-looking skin, or if you have residual scarring, you should consider this treatment.

Do I Need to Do Anything to Prepare for It?

No, you don't need to do anything to prepare for this treatment. Our team will talk to you before your appointment and let you know what you can realistically expect. Before coming in for your appointment, you should talk to our team and let them know what areas you want to focus on. We can let you know if this treatment is a good option for you and what your particular results should look like.

Why Does It Work?

This treatment works because it uses your body's own PRP to jump-start your body's natural collagen production. Since we use micro-needling, the PRP gets into your skin and works as effectively as possible. It's a great, organic way to use your body's own natural functionality to help your skin look its best. Through collagen production and supercharged healing, your skin will look healthy, bouncy, and luminous.

Enhanced Wellness of New Mexico administers this treatment safely and effectively.
Is There a Way to Do It Myself?

The vast majority of people don't have the equipment to do this treatment at home, but even if you do have the proper equipment, it's best left to the professionals. Micro-needling is an exceptionally delicate process, and it's entirely possible to damage your skin if you do it incorrectly. Not only could you miss out on the treatment's benefits, but you could also hurt yourself and cause even more problems than you had before. Instead, leave it to our expert team. We are able to administer this treatment safely and effectively.

How Long Does It Generally Take to See Results?

Everyone is different, but most people see results within roughly a week with some people even seeing improvements after the first session. Incredibly, the method we use allows most people to see ongoing improvements over the course of several months. Your skin will just keep getting better and better over time. Talk to our team to determine what you can realistically expect. We are happy to give you a personalized consultation.

How Long Will the Results Last?

All results vary, but many people see improvements that last for at least six months or even closer to a year. There are a lot of factors that contribute to the longevity of your results, including lifestyle, genetics, and sun exposure. If you want to prolong the results of your treatment, it's a good idea to adhere to a healthy lifestyle and practice smart skin protection when it comes to being outside in the sun.

Are There Specific Ways I Should Care for My Skin?

You should avoid strenuous exercise for about a day after your session. Activities that cause a lot of sweating could irritate your skin. If you go out in the sun, make sure that you wear sunscreen and try to minimize your time outside. Other than those two things, you can continue with your life as you always have been.

Should I Expect Downtime?

There is no downtime at all with this treatment, which is one of the reasons why it's so exceptionally popular.

Is It Really Effective?

Although this treatment might seem a bit too good to be true, it's completely effective and backed up by scientific evidence. Most people see dramatic, quick, and ongoing results.

Vampire Facial® treatments only take about 30 minutes at Enhanced Wellness of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
Vampire Facial® treatments take around 30 minutes at Enhanced Wellness of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
How Long Should I Expect the Treatment Session to Take?

Treatment sessions are fairly quick, lasting only about 30 minutes to an hour, and with no downtime, you can easily fit it into your day.

Can I Wash My Face Afterwards?

Yes, although we advise that you wait roughly eight hours before washing your face. Waiting a bit lets the PRP penetrate your skin fully.

Does It Do Any Damage?

This treatment will not damage your face. On the contrary, it's designed to help heal your skin and boost collagen production. Since there is no downtime, there's also no necessary healing period, and you can start enjoying your beautiful, radiant skin almost immediately.

Get Glowing, Beautiful Skin the Easy Way Today

Getting a Vampire Facial® is one of the best ways to get luminous, even-textured skin without having to go under the knife. It's one of the most popular treatment options for a good reason — it works wonders, and is virtually painless! Since you only need to spend between thirty minutes to an hour per session, you won't need to sacrifice your day to give your face a serious beauty boost.

Contact our team at Enhanced Wellness of New Mexico, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at (505) 323-8100 to learn more about how you can personally benefit from this treatment. We're happy to put together a personal care package to meet your needs!

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