We've Rounded Up Brisbane’s Best Facials To Experience In 2019

We've Rounded Up Brisbane’s Best Facials To Experience In 2019

These BNE salons are totally changing the game.

By Gracie Clough | 3rd September 2019

We don’t know about you, but our favourite tool in our beauty arsenal isn’t a serum, cream or even a face mask: it’s our Rolodex of Brisbane’s best facials courtesy of some of the most gifted specialists in the industry. From hydrating treatments that plump tired skin to detoxing facials that remove all impurities, the absolute bliss of a pampering facial in one of Brisbane’s most stunning salons is our idea of nirvana.

We made our way around town to discover Brisbane’s best facials, perfect for everything from a mid-week pick-me-up to a relaxing Saturday morning indulging in some you-time.

Artisan Clinics | Multiple Locations

Artisan’s aesthetic will instantly have you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated from the moment you walk in the door, let alone before your facial even begins. True skin artists, Artisan’s have designed a bespoke facial menu based on award-winning skincare ranges for both indulgence and results. The Ultraceuticals Facial uses the award-winning breakthrough cosmeceautical skincare range featuring renowned anti-aging components such as Vitamin A, C and alpha hydroxyl acids. Rationale is Australia’s leading prestige skincare brand delivering ultimate luminosity where as DMK is an international range of skincare used to achieve youthful skin. The Hydrafacial MD elevates the everyday facial as it’s a gentle, non-invasive treatment to stimulate collagen and elastin while resurfacing the skin for a bright and vibrant complexion. Explore more about each treatment and how the product ranges work in delivering different results and find the closest clinic to you. An Artisan experience is indulgence at its finest.


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Aquarius | Multiple Locations

Get ready to pamper your senses. Aquarius are leaders in the beauty industry and this is as evident as ever when it comes to their menu of unique treatments. As we leave Winter behind, it's the ideal time of year to look at skin treatments, especially facials, and Aquarius has a full selection of Waterlily treatments to elevate the experience. The Youth Elixir Spa Facial is a deeply rejuvenating treatment that hydrates, plumps, firms and tones the skin, it can aid dryness, fine lines and wrinkles and sun damage. This is a perfect way to come into the new season with healthy and luminous skin.

Other choices include the Fruit Enzyme, the Vino Therapy, and the Seasonal Botanical facials, each with their own unique ingredients but all will lead to a refreshed and rebalanced skin tone, with therapists on board to help you choose what would be best for your individual needs. To top it all off , Aquarius also provides Synergie Medi-Facials! An Australian trusted brand, these particular facials, the Clarity, Illuminaid and Rejuvenage, contain specialised ingredients and treat the likes of aceneic and dull skin, or signs of ageing and sundamage. Insider hint: every Tuesday they offer 20% off all of these facials and their Spa Rituals, with savings of up to $188!


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Brazilian Beauty | Multiple Locations

It’s no secret Brazilian Beauty are pros in the industry, I mean, beauty is in their name and when it comes to facials, their professionalism and reputation far from waivers. Often featured in a range of our beauty go-to’s, Brazilian Beauty’s treatment menu features a range of facials to obtain the ultimate skin glow. Their recommendation is the Peptide Infusion Facial to dramatically reduce the visible signs of aging while ensuring a 24 hour-lasting hydration simultaneously. The treatment is considered to be an instant wrinkle filler, rejuvenating an plumping the skin by boosting collagen and elastin. This treatment also includes an ASI Revolution Dermal Face Lift Mask to finish it off. Otherwise, create a facial to suit your skin needs and wants, whether it be for a moment of pure bliss or cosmetic improvements. Explore how to create a custom facial here.


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Heavenly Spa by Westin | Brisbane City

If you’re after ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation, Heavenly Spa by Westin is your answer. Heavenly by name and by nature, this is the ideal opportunity to treat your skin and your soul. With all the finest touches the Westin is known for, enjoy a spa experience like no other. Choose from one of the various high-performing facial treatments, each focusing on specific results and experiences such as their Deep Cleansing Facial, Australian Super Berry Antioxidant Infusion Facial, Caviar Ultimate Facial, and the Geneo+ 3 in 1 Super Facial. While you’re there, enjoy the entire Heavenly Spa experience and further unwind with a body treatment or massage.


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Herstellen Clinic | Spring Hill

Offering a range of facial treatments, Herstellen Clinic caters to each and every skin condition. This aptly named clinic roughly translates from Dutch to restore, recover and recuperate; all things you will receive at Herstellen Clinic. Located in Spring Hill, they provide outstanding facials including HydraFacial, LED treatments, Dermaplaning facials and skin needling services to transform your skin, one minimised pore at a time. Specifically treating acne, anti-ageing and pigmentation, their medical grade facials are selected for each skin type, exfoliating those pesky dead skin cells. Generating a youthful complexion, you will leave Herstellen Clinic feeling rejuvenated, with nothing less than healthy and refined skin. Is there anything more a person could want?


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Injex Clinics | Capalaba

Injex clinics is a leading cosmetic skin clinic, boasting an impressive treatment menu from cosmetic injectables, advanced skin treatments, laser, fat dissolving, skin needling and even its own skin care, make-up ranges and more! The standout treatment is their Carbon Laser Facial - a painless experience combining charcoal carbon cream and high-powered laser. Ideal for pigmentation, acne scarring and skin tone, the treatment conveniently requires zero downtime! Looking for something more traditional? Opt for either an express facial or enjoy a deluxe facial, tailored specifically to your skin and ideal outcomes. Servicing clients from across Brisbane, Redlands, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond the Injex teams will help out with any skin needs.


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Inspiring Skin Health | Rosalie

As leaders in holistic skin health, Inspiring Skin Health combine advanced skin treatments like Light Therapy, peels and manual lymphatic drainage massages with internal treatments to transform your skin from the inside out. The team are no strangers in treating skin conditions like acne, eczema, dermatitis, rosacea and psoriasis, and do so by taking a look at your gut health and hormones. The clinic will work with you to create an individual treatment plan that focuses on a balance of internal and topical treatments to get you long-term results. We weren’t kidding when we said the clinic will create a bespoke plan for you – they will even custom-blend you your own products!


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One Wybelenna | Brookefield

Save face at Brisbane’s most exclusive day spa! Their Germaine De Capuccini facial therapies use innovative cosmetic ingredients and deliver advanced skincare for anti-ageing, hydrating, sensitive skin or combination skin. Whether you want to decongest your skin, renew your cells or make your face more luminous and radiant than ever before, One Wybelenna will give you the best so you can look and feel your best. Their Sodashi facial therapies use natural ingredients sourced from the earth and sea to take you on a journey that’s equally relaxing as it is renewing. You can’t go wrong with nature’s face-lift and at One Wybelenna you can enjoy beautiful maintenance as well as luxurious indulgence!


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Soho Skin Rejuvenation | Westfield Chermside

Known as one of Brisbane’s most luxurious and elegant skin destinations led by Clinical Facialist Maree Andersen, Soho Skin Rejuvenation (formerly known as Soho Skin Management) will help your skin achieve its optimum health through advanced facial techniques and education. Recently having located to a fresh space in Westfield Chermside, Soho Skin Rejuvenation continues to delight clients with world-class luxury super facials like Collagen Induction Therapy, Dermaplanning and Eminence Organic Facials. At Soho, your decadent results-driven facial treatments will be combined with soothing music and rejuvenating massages for the ultimate experience.


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Stephanies Luxury Spas | Various Locations

Stephanies Luxury Spas have been expertly treating skin for 25 years! Stephanies belief is, we are all going to age, but let’s age gracefully through our years with a bespoke skin treatment plan, that’s just perfect for you. At Stephanies Spas, you can expect to experience advanced facial treatments to seriously relaxing Traditional Facials in a comforting, serine day spa environment. Stephanies offers a varied facial menu selection, from their famous Signature Skin Facial to advanced Synergie Skin Medispa Peels, targeted add-on technologies, and red carpet Oxygen Facials. Stephanies ‘Signature Skin Journey’ begins with warm milky Rose Petal Foot Exfoliation, Heated Stone Back Massage, followed by a customised Facial Treatment and soothing scalp, hand and foot massage. Experience this heavenly spa facial therapy now or, gift this to Mum this Mother’s Day with a Stephanies instant E gift card or a beautifully boxed gift card! Stephanies Spas are located at Sofitel Brisbane at Central CBD, Oxford Street at Bulimba, Mercure at Clear Mountain Lodge, Middle Street at Cleveland and Peppers Resort and Villas at Noosa. To BOOK call 1300DAYSPA or click here.


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Article by Gracie Clough

Gracie is a Journalist and beauty-devotee who drinks her weight in tea daily. She appreciates the colour peach, minimalism and spends too much time talking about anything to do with beauty. When she isn’t watching Harry Potter (for the one millionth time), she is lurking photos of baby German Shepherds or choosing a new shade of nude lipstick to purchase.