Freeze Frame! What Cryo-Freezing Does For Your Face

Do you sometimes wish you could just "freeze frame" your face so that time and gravity would just stop marching across it and dragging it down? Most people do; hence, plastic surgery. However, plastic surgery is painful and invasive, and results only last as long as underlying muscle tissue will allow. Instead, you should freeze your face in time--literally! Cryocare facials  utilize cryo-freezing to reverse aging. Here is how that works and what the process does.

Muscle Response to Cold

What do muscles do when exposed to cold? They contract, and draw upward and inward. They do this to maintain heat so that you can continue to move and function, even when it is so cold out you would rather curl into a ball. The same thing happens when your face is exposed to the extreme cold of a cryo-facial. The underlying muscles contract, pulling facial flesh (and some skin) taut. Some of the sag in your jowls, forehead, and your cheeks disappears almost in an instant. 

Skin Response to Cold

Your skin does not like extreme cold either. It responds by first allowing the surface layers of cells to die. This slowly sloughs off on its own, replaced by younger, fresher cells. You look more revitalized and youthful.

Blood Response to Cold

You would think that your blood cells would shrink away from the cold used in a cryo-facial. Actually, the smaller vessels may close, but your blood moves faster into your face in an attempt to keep your brain warm and prevent brain death. While you know that your brain is not in immediate danger of being frozen, your body does not. It moves the blood into your head quicker to protect the brain. On the way, it passes through your face, giving your cheeks a more flushed and radiant pink color, which is also often associated with youth and beauty. The pinkness in your cheeks will fade after the facial, but the other positive effects will remain.

Nerve Response to Cold

Besides feeling the sudden sensation to intense cold, the nerves in your face are reawakened. They "recognize" that your face is being exposed to intense cold and come alive with activity necessary to survival. The nerves will signal your brain, and the brain will immediately attempt to protect itself through various measures (like those listed above). Additionally, nerves in your face that have been "dormant" for a long time will awaken, sending new signals to your brain, which it has forgotten, thus constructing new neural pathways for gathering sensory information.