Rejuvenate winter-weary skin with these 3 luxe facials from Atlanta’s top spas—or their DIY counterparts

When winter weather is rough on your skin

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Illustration by Celia Jacobs

Hydration

Indulge: The Platinum HydraFacial at Aviary Beauty & Wellness Collective combines microderm, oxygen, and clinical facials for a treatment that’s “exfoliating and deep cleansing and rids the face of puffiness,” says owner Amy Leavell Bransford. $295 (60 to 70 minutes)

At home: Bransford suggests Luzern’s Hydra Enzyme Masque Nuit overnight for brighter, smoother skin, courtesy of pumpkin enzymes. $100

Plumping

Indulge: Lead aesthetician Kat Smart at the Spa at the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta calls the Bio Organic Facial, which uses BioTense Nelly De Vuyst products, “Botox without the injectables.” The spa is one of only three hotels in the U.S. to offer the ecofriendly line, which is organic, fair trade, vegan, and biodegradable. From $170

At home: Try the brand’s highly concentrated Serum BioTense, loaded with natural extracts. $75

Clarification

Indulge: The Cool Beam Facial at Exhale Spa at Loews Atlanta Hotel uses LED phototherapy to reduce inflammation and target problem areas like breakouts, sun spots, and fine lines, leaving skin clearer and softer. $205 (60 minutes)

At home: For smoothing fine lines in a pinch, Exhale’s lead aesthetician Ashley Adams recommends Pestle & Mortar Hyaluronic Serum. $69

This article appears in our February 2019 issue.

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