Facial for Men in Singapore l
Relax, Refresh, Rejuvenate

Gentlemen
Perfect Cleanse

$88

$381

Description

Find yourself with never-ending to-dos? Or simply don’t know which treatment to pick? If you want a fuss-free but effective facial, Gentlemen’s Retreat is definitely your skin’s holy grail. Designed to deep cleanse, exfoliate and purify your skin with gentle skin massaging techniques.

Key Benefits

  • Tighten Skin and Promote Elasticity while Smoothing Wrinkles and Crow’s Feet
  • Stimulate Cell Turnover, Collagen and Elastin Production
  • Reduce the Appearance of Fine Lines and Acne Scars
  • Prevent Age Spots
  • Sooth Irritations and Reduce Puffiness and Redness caused by Acne
  • Improve Texture & Appearance of Skin
  • Help Shrink Pores and Reduce the Appearance of Pores

Procedure

Step 1: Aroma Tension Relieve Massage

Step 2: Double Cleanse

Step 3: Exfoliation

Step 4: Calming Mask and Extraction

Step 5: Application of Serum with Cold Bar Machine

Step 6: Facial Massage with Anti-Aging/ Hydrating Cream

Step 7: Shoulder Point Massage

Step 8: Mask Application

Step 9: Finishing with Daily Skin Care Routine

Suitable for:

  • Sensitive Skin
  • Acne Skin
  • Dry Skin
  • Ageing Skin
  • Dull and Tired-Looking Skin

Duration: 90 minutes

Suggestion: Once every 2 weeks

Do Real Men Get Facials?

As a man in Singapore, you might have wondered, “Do I really need a facial?” In a world where skincare has often been associated with women, the notion of indulging in a facial might raise an eyebrow. But let’s break it down – real men absolutely get facials, and here’s why.

Addressing the Concern: Facials Are Not Just for Women

Portrait of a laughing young man smeared face with facial moisturizer cream. Creative concept for men's care cosmetics, copy space.

Gone are the days when skincare was a topic reserved for women. Recent statistics reveal a significant rise in the demand for men’s facials in Singapore. It’s not about conforming to beauty standards; it’s about embracing self-care tailored to the unique needs of men’s skin.

Benefits of Men’s Facials: More Than Just Pampering

A facial for men is not just a spa day luxury; it’s a rejuvenating skincare treatment specifically crafted to cater to the distinctive characteristics of men’s skin. Picture it as a power-up for your face – revitalising, refreshing, and essential.

Discover the tangible benefits waiting for you:

  • Healthy, Glowing Skin: Combat stress, pollution, and daily grime with a facial that leaves your skin visibly healthier and radiant.
  • Combat Signs of Aging: Address fine lines and wrinkles, because timeless elegance is not just for women.
  • Beat the Shave Stress: Soothe your skin after shaving, preventing irritation and ingrown hairs.
  • Boost Confidence: A clear, refreshed face boosts confidence, making you ready to conquer whatever life throws your way.

Men Facials vs Women Facials

Facial treatments for men and women share many similarities, as the fundamental principles of skincare apply to both genders. However, there are subtle differences in skin composition, texture, and concerns that may influence the approach taken in facials for men and women. Here are some key factors to consider:

Aspect

Men Facials

Women Facials

Skin Thickness and Texture

Typically thicker, less prone to fine lines. Treatments focus on maintaining thickness.

Slightly thinner, more prone to fine lines. Treatments prioritise elasticity and collagen promotion.

Facial Hair

Addressing irritation and ingrown hairs. May include exfoliation.

Focus on post-removal sensitivity, soothing, and gentle exfoliation.

Oil Production

Higher oil production, larger pores. Treatments control excess oil and address acne-prone skin.

Variations in oiliness due to hormonal changes. Treatments balance oil production without stripping moisture.

Sensitivity

Skin can be sensitive. Treatments include calming ingredients for relief.

More sensitive; treatments prioritise gentle, soothing ingredients for a calming experience.

Hormonal Influences

Fluctuations impact oil production and texture. Treatments aim to balance skin during hormonal changes.

Tailored to address hormonal fluctuations during menstrual cycles, pregnancy, or menopause.

Anti-Aging Concerns

Focus on maintaining thickness and addressing sagging skin.

Target fine lines, wrinkles, and collagen loss.

Product Preferences

Prefer simpler formulations with less fragrance.

Inclined towards a variety of products with complex formulations and pleasant scents.

Different Types of Facials for Men

Gentlemen Perfect Cleanse

Description
Indulge in skincare that defies stereotypes with HAACH’s Gentleman Perfect Cleanse. Because every man deserves pampering, our fuss-free acne facial offers deep cleansing, exfoliation, and purification through gentle massaging techniques. Break free from stigma and embrace tailored skincare that speaks to your unique needs. Your skin, your care, your confidence – discover the HAACH difference today.

Key Benefits

  • Tightens skin and promotes elasticity while smoothing wrinkles and crow’s feet
  • Stimulates cell turnover, collagen and elastin production
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and acne scars
  • Prevents age spots
  • Soothes irritations and reduce puffiness and redness caused by acne
  • Improves texture & appearance of skin
  • Helps shrink pores and reduces the appearance of pores

Suitable for: Sensitive skin, acne skin, dry skin, ageing skin, dull and tired-looking skin
Duration: 90 minutes
Suggested frequency: Once every 2 weeks

Gentlemen
Perfect Cleanse

$88

$381

Description

Find yourself with never-ending to-dos? Or simply don’t know which treatment to pick? If you want a fuss-free but effective facial, Gentlemen’s Retreat is definitely your skin’s holy grail. Designed to deep cleanse, exfoliate and purify your skin with gentle skin massaging techniques.

Key Benefits

  • Tighten Skin and Promote Elasticity while Smoothing Wrinkles and Crow’s Feet
  • Stimulate Cell Turnover, Collagen and Elastin Production
  • Reduce the Appearance of Fine Lines and Acne Scars
  • Prevent Age Spots
  • Sooth Irritations and Reduce Puffiness and Redness caused by Acne
  • Improve Texture & Appearance of Skin
  • Help Shrink Pores and Reduce the Appearance of Pores

Procedure

Step 1: Aroma Tension Relieve Massage

Step 2: Double Cleanse

Step 3: Exfoliation

Step 4: Calming Mask and Extraction

Step 5: Application of Serum with Cold Bar Machine

Step 6: Facial Massage with Anti-Aging/ Hydrating Cream

Step 7: Shoulder Point Massage

Step 8: Mask Application

Step 9: Finishing with Daily Skin Care Routine

Suitable for:

  • Sensitive Skin
  • Acne Skin
  • Dry Skin
  • Ageing Skin
  • Dull and Tired-Looking Skin

Duration: 90 minutes

Suggestion: Once every 2 weeks

Oxygeneo Classic (3 In 1) Tripolar Plus Ultrasound

Description
Energise your skin with the OxyGeneo 3-in-1 super facial treatment designed for men. Experience the benefits of exfoliation, infusion, and oxygenation in one session! Utilising advanced technology from the tripolar machine, witness rapid and efficient results with just a few treatments. Elevate your skincare routine with a treatment tailored to meet the unique needs of men’s skin.

Key Benefits

  • Revitalises skin by exfoliating the surface area and eliminating dead skin cells.
  • Enhances nutrient and moisture absorption, ensuring thorough nourishment.
  • Provides a hydration boost, resulting in plump and rejuvenated skin.
  • Restores skin volume, addressing sagging for a more youthful appearance.
  • Renews your skin’s youthful glow, promoting a vibrant complexion.
  • Reduces the appearance of wrinkles, fostering smoother skin.
  • Firms the skin and tightens pores for a refined texture.
  • Improves skin cell production, enhancing overall skin health.
  • Reduces pigmentation, promoting an even skin tone.

Suitable for: all skin types, especially rough skin
Duration: 95 minutes
Recommended frequency: Once every 2 weeks

Oxygeneo Classic (3 In 1)
Tripolar Plus Ultrasound

$781

Description

Revitalize your skin with the OxyGeneo 3 in 1 super facial treatment. Exfoliate, Infuse and Oxygenate your skin in a single facial session! With cutting edge technology from the tripolar machine, achieve much faster results and effectiveness in just a few treatments!

Key Benefits

  • Exfoliates surface area of dead skin
  • Sloughing away dead skin cells
  • Enhance nutrient and moisture absorption
  • Plump skin and hydration
  • Restore skin volume
  • Renew youthful glow
  • Revitalize dull complexion
  • Reduce appearance of wrinkles
  • Firm skin and tighten pores
  • Improve skin cell production
  • Reduce pigmentation

Procedure

Step 1: Pure Lavender Relaxing Oil

Step 2: Cleansing Milk

Step 3: Foam wash

Step 4: Exfoliate outer skin layer to remove dead skin cells with Neo Revive Kit and skin brightening

Step 5: Calming mask, Extraction, Eyebrow trimming and Toning antiseptic

Step 6 : Tripolar with gel penetration

Step 6: Penetration of serum using Sonophoresis machine

Step 7: Lifting Face Massage with Hydrating serum/gel/cream

Step 8: Relaxing Anti-aging cream and Shoulder Massage

Step 9: Mask Application

Step 10: Daily Skincare application, Toner, Moisturiser and Sunscreen

Suitable for:

Safe for all skin types, especially rough skin

Duration: 95 minutes

Suggestion: Once every 2 weeks

Royal Red Ginseng

Description
Revitalise your skin with a rejuvenating treatment featuring the power of Royal Red Ginseng for anti-aging care. This unique formulation enhances the skin’s ability to self-rejuvenate, coupled with cutting-edge Lymphatic Drainage Technology, resulting in a youthful complexion. Experience the vitality of this treatment tailored to elevate your skincare routine.

Key Benefits

  • Promotes blood circulation
    Firms and tightens skin
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Rejuvenates and lightens skin tone
  • Counters dryness and increases skin hydration

Suitable for: ageing skin, fine lines, wrinkles, dull skin, sensitive skin, stressed skin
Duration: 90 minutes
Recommended frequency: once every 2 weeks

Royal
Red Ginseng

$581

Description

A treatment that delivers vitality to skin with anti-ageing care using Royal Red Ginseng which increases the skin’s ability to self-rejuvenate, paired with the Lymphatic Drainage Technology for a youthful complexion.

Key Benefits

  • promotes blood circulation
  • Firm and tighten skin
  • Reduce appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Rejuvenating and lightening of skin tone
  • Counteract dryness and increase hydration of skin

Procedure

Step 1: Pure Lavender Tension Relieve Massage

Step 2: Make up Remover

Step 3: Deep Cleanse & Exfoliation

Step 4: Calming mask and extractions.

Step 5: Lymphatic Drainage with radiant complexion serum

Step 6: Face and shoulder massage with relaxing anti-aging cream

Step 7: Reactive Gel Mask

Step 8: Collagen Mask

Step 9: Finishing with Daily Skin Care Routine

Suitable for:

  • Aging Skin
  • Fine lines
  • Wrinkle
  • Dull
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Stress skin

Duration: 90 minutes

Suggestion: Once every 2 weeks

As a Man, Why Should You Opt for Facials?

Discover the numerous benefits of getting a facial for men. From improved skin texture to stress relief, the advantages of regular facial treatments extend beyond just skincare. Here are some key advantages:

Cosmetologist applying mask on client's face in spa salon

1. Revitalise Your Confidence with Smooth, Youthful Skin:

Experience the dual benefits of softer, smoother skin and a confidence boost. Our facials not only combat ageing but also rejuvenate your appearance, leaving you looking and feeling revitalised.

2. Age-Defying Elegance and Confidence Amplification:

Combat fine lines and wrinkles with our facials that stimulate collagen production. You’ll not only look younger but also experience a confidence boost, leaving with smoother, healthier skin.

3. Customised Skincare for Men:

Addressing unique concerns like thicker skin and facial hair, our specialists provide customised solutions for men. Tailored products and techniques cater to your needs, delivering a circulation boost for healthier skin.

4. Glow Up with Improved Circulation:

Enjoy facial massages that not only relax but also enhance blood circulation, promoting a naturally radiant complexion. It’s all part of the package for healthier, glowing skin.

5. Effortless Grooming with Stress-Free Shaving:

Say goodbye to razor burn and irritation. Our tailored facials address ingrown hairs, ensuring a hassle-free and smooth shaving experience. It’s not just grooming; it’s a touch of healing for your skin.

6. Relaxation Beyond Skincare:

Unwind in a stress-free zone with our facials. From soothing massages to pampering, it’s not just about skincare; it’s a healing treat for your soul, promoting both relaxation and a refreshed look.

7. Wellness Time Tailored for You:

Facials aren’t just about looking good; they’re your ticket to relaxation and self-care. Take a break, unwind, and let the healing begin for your skin and your mind. Prioritise your well-being with our tailored wellness experience.

Disadvantages of Getting a Men Facial

While men’s facials come with various advantages, there are some potential disadvantages to consider:

1. Cost:

Professional facials can be relatively expensive, especially if they are part of a regular skincare routine. The cost may vary based on the type of facial and the expertise of the esthetician. For some individuals, the financial commitment might be a drawback.

2. Temporary Redness or Irritation:

Certain facial treatments, especially those involving exfoliation or extraction, may cause temporary redness or irritation. While this is typically normal and subsides within a few hours, it could be a concern for those who need to return to work or social activities immediately after the facial.

3. Results May Not Be Immediately Visible:

Unlike some cosmetic procedures, the results of a facial may not be immediately visible. It might take a few days for the full effects to become apparent. This delay in results may be a drawback for individuals seeking instant transformations.

Facials for Men: Risks & Complications to Consider

It’s crucial to consult with a qualified esthetician, communicate any concerns or sensitivities, and choose reputable establishments to minimise these potential disadvantages and risks associated with men’s facials.

1. Skin Reactions (e.g. Allergies)

Individuals with sensitive skin or specific skin conditions may experience adverse reactions to facial products. This can include redness, itching, or breakouts. Additionally, some individuals may be allergic to specific ingredients used in facial products. Patch tests are essential before the facial to identify and avoid potential allergens.It’s crucial for the esthetician to conduct a thorough consultation to identify potential risks.

2. Infection Risk:

Improperly sanitised tools or an unclean environment can pose a risk of infection. This risk is relatively low in reputable establishments with trained professionals, but it’s essential to choose a facility with proper hygiene practices.

3. Extraction Complications:

Facial extractions, when not performed correctly, can lead to complications such as bruising, scarring, or even infection. Skilled estheticians follow proper protocols to minimise these risks.

4. Unwanted Side Effects:

Certain treatments, especially those involving chemical peels or intense exfoliation, may have side effects like increased sensitivity or temporary changes in pigmentation.

Are Facials for Men Worth it?

Yes, facials for men are worth it. Tailored to address specific skincare concerns like thicker texture, increased oil production, and the aftermath of shaving, these treatments offer tangible benefits, from promoting smoother skin and preventing ingrown hairs to managing oil levels and combating signs of ageing. In the hands of skilled estheticians, such as those from HAACH, facials become a valuable investment in long-term skin health and a confidence boost.

What to Expect During Men Facials at HAACH

Young african american man having face massage at beauty center

Step 1: Aroma Tension Relieve Massage

Begin your facial journey with a soothing Aroma Tension Relieve Massage, expertly designed to alleviate stress and tension, setting the stage for a relaxing and rejuvenating experience.

Step 2: Double Cleanse

Purify your skin with a meticulous double cleanse, ensuring the removal of impurities and preparing the canvas for subsequent steps. This crucial step lays the foundation for effective product absorption.

Step 3: Exfoliation

Revitalise your complexion through gentle exfoliation, promoting cell turnover and unveiling a fresh layer of skin. This step aids in the removal of dead skin cells, enhancing skin texture and radiance.

Step 4: Calming Mask and Extraction

Indulge in a calming mask to soothe and nourish the skin, followed by meticulous Extraction to clear pores of any impurities. This combination ensures a balanced and clarified complexion.

Step 5: Application of Serum with Cold Bar Machine

Experience a refreshing sensation as a nourishing serum is delicately applied using a Cold Bar Machine. This innovative technique enhances product absorption, leaving your skin revitalised and invigorated.

Step 6: Facial Massage with Anti-Aging/Hydrating Cream

Delight in a pampering Facial Massage featuring an anti-ageing or hydrating cream, tailored to your skin’s needs. This step not only promotes relaxation but also addresses specific concerns for a youthful and moisturised glow.

Step 7: Shoulder Point Massage

Extend the relaxation to your shoulders with a targeted shoulder point massage, releasing tension and ensuring a holistic sense of well-being.

Step 8: Mask Application

Revel in the benefits of a carefully selected mask, providing an extra layer of nourishment and addressing specific skincare needs. This step further enhances the overall effectiveness of the facial.

Step 9: Finishing with Daily Skin Care Routine

Conclude your spa experience by seamlessly transitioning to a personalised daily skin care routine. Our experts will guide you in maintaining the results of your facial, offering tailored product recommendations and application techniques to preserve the health and radiance of your skin on a day-to-day basis.

How Much Do Facials for Men Cost in Singapore?

The cost of facials for men in Singapore can vary based on factors such as the type of facial, the reputation of the spa or skincare clinic, and the specific treatments included. On average, basic facials may start at around $80 to $120, while more specialised or luxurious treatments can range from $150 to $300 or more. For a limited time, HAACH is offering a bundle of three treatments – Gentleman’s Retreat facial, Indiba Slimming and Pro Collagen – for just the price of $260 (U.P. $1,161).

It’s advisable to check with individual spas or skincare providers for precise pricing, as it can differ based on the location and the specific services offered. Additionally, package deals or discounts may be available, especially for those considering regular or bundled treatments.

Why Choose HAACH for Men Facials?

Established in 1997, HAACH stands as an award-winning luxurious beauty and wellness spa, offering a comprehensive one-stop solution for face, skin, and body care. Our approach seamlessly blends Western and Eastern techniques, providing a bespoke experience that caters to the unique needs of each individual.

At HAACH, the commitment to customer service is unwavering, with a dedicated promise to deliver an experience that goes beyond expectations. The team at HAACH is devoted to assisting you in achieving the perfect skin you rightfully deserve. Experience HAACH excellence for yourself today by booking a consultation session.

Are there Subsidies for Facials for Men in Singapore?

At the time of writing, there are no specific subsidies provided by the Singapore government for facials, whether for men or women. Subsidies in Singapore are typically directed towards essential healthcare services. However, it’s essential to check the most recent information, as government policies and programs can change. Additionally, some healthcare insurance plans or wellness programs offered by employers may cover certain aspects of skincare or wellness treatments.

The Team of Doctors at HAACH

dr xie ziwei

Accredited by the Ministry of Health, Dr. Xie Ziwei is a distinguished dermatologist with a specialisation in aesthetics. Holding accreditation from the Ministry of Health, he graduated with distinction in Dermatology from Cardiff University and possesses Graduate Diplomas in Family Medicine and Occupational Medicine from the National University of Singapore. Dr. Xie is a certified laser practitioner, having received aesthetic and laser training from the US National Council of Laser Certification. With a commitment to affordability, painless procedures, and effectiveness, Dr. Xie brings innovative techniques to his practice, ensuring a comfortable experience for his patients.

dr desmond tan

A board-certified aesthetic physician, Dr. Desmond Tan is a graduate of the National University of Singapore, holding degrees in Medicine and Surgery. Accredited by the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, he is among a select few in Singapore to receive such recognition. Dr. Tan prioritises safety in all procedures and continuously hones his skills through local and international training workshops. His commitment to “Aesthetics should be of free will” underscores his principle of prioritising patients’ interests and recommending only the most appropriate and beneficial treatments.

Dr. Gavin Kang is a fully accredited Singapore plastic surgeon with extensive experience since 2005. He completed his plastic surgery training in Singapore and pursued fellowship training at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan, specialising in craniofacial cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. Dr. Kang further trained in cosmetic plastic surgery in Korea and the USA. His expertise spans both adult and children’s plastic surgery, focusing on face and body cosmetic surgery. Dr. Kang is actively involved in professional appointments and committee memberships, demonstrating his commitment to advancing the field of plastic surgery in Singapore.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. Can Men Get Facials?

Absolutely! Men can and should get facials. A facial for men is a specialised skincare treatment designed to address the unique needs of male skin. It involves cleansing, exfoliation, extraction (if necessary), massage, and a customised mask. Men’s facials help improve skin texture, reduce stress, and promote overall skin health.

2. How Long Does a Facial Last for Men?

The duration of a facial for men can vary depending on the specific treatment and the spa or clinic you choose. On average, a men’s facial typically lasts between 60 to 90 minutes. This time frame allows for a comprehensive skincare routine, including cleansing, exfoliation, and relaxation techniques. Longer sessions may include additional treatments such as specialty masks or extended massage.

3. How Often Should a Man Get a Facial?

The frequency of facials for men depends on individual skincare needs, lifestyle factors, and personal preferences. As a general guideline, most men benefit from getting a facial every 4 to 6 weeks. This time frame allows for consistent maintenance, addressing issues like dead skin cell buildup, oiliness, and stress.

However, those with specific skin concerns, such as acne-prone or ageing skin, may benefit from more frequent sessions, while others with relatively clear skin may opt for less frequent treatments. It’s essential to consult with a skincare professional to determine the ideal frequency based on individual skin conditions and goals. Regular communication with the esthetician can help adjust the schedule as needed for optimal skin health.

4. Should a Man Shave Before a Facial?

It’s generally recommended for men to shave before a facial. Shaving helps the esthetician or skincare professional to better assess the skin, apply products more effectively, and provide a smoother overall experience. However, if you have a beard or facial hair you’d like to keep, inform your esthetician beforehand for personalised care during the facial.

5. What are the Don’ts After a Men’s Facial?

After a men’s facial, it’s essential to follow some guidelines to maximise the benefits and avoid potential skin irritation:

1. Avoid Sun Exposure: Shield your skin from direct sunlight, and use sunscreen if necessary.
2. Skip Heavy Products: Refrain from using heavy skincare products immediately after the facial.
3. No Excessive Touching: Avoid touching or rubbing your face excessively to prevent irritation.
4. Skip Intense Workouts: Steer clear of vigorous exercise for at least 24 hours to prevent sweating.
5. Skip Hot Baths or Saunas: Give your skin time to recover by avoiding hot baths or saunas immediately after the facial.

Consult our experts for personalised advice. Help is just the click of a button away.

Facial for Men Treatment: A Quick Summary

Treatment Time

90 minutes

Recommended Interval

Once every 1-2 months

Recovery Time

None-a few days

Ideal For

Men seeking a relaxing, rejuvenating skincare treatment tailored to their needs.

Benefits and Results

  • Combat Signs of Aging: Address fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Boost Confidence: A clear, refreshed face boosts confidence.
  • Healthy, Glowing Skin: Combat stress, pollution, and daily grime. 
  • Beat the Shave Stress: Soothe skin after shaving, preventing irritation.

Cost

$80-$300 per session

Medical References

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Jagdeo, J., Keaney, T., Narurkar, V. A., Kolodziejczyk, J. K., & Gallagher, C. J. (2016). Facial treatment preferences among aesthetically oriented men. Dermatologic Surgery, 42(10), 1155–1163. https://doi.org/10.1097/dss.0000000000000876

Mizukoshi, K., & Akamatsu, H. (2012). The investigation of the skin characteristics of males focusing on gender differences, skin perception, and skin care habits. Skin Research and Technology, 19(2), 91–99. https://doi.org/10.1111/srt.12012

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