What is Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is a popular and exciting treatment for skin rejuvenation. It uses a diamond tip probe on the face, which precisely removes the top layer of skin, leaving younger and smoother skin that you can immediately feel. The relatively painless procedure exfoliates the outer, uneven, thickened, pigmented, dead cell layer of skin, revealing a fresh, new layer. The diamond tip literally “erases” superficial imperfections and sun damage, without damaging the skin’s integrity. The outer layer is the culprit, which makes the skin look dull, or old. Often, this is a very thick layer and you see and feel a difference immediately. The result: a smoother, more youthful appearance.
What skin issues does it target?
Microdermabrasion can be used for a variety of issues:
- Black heads
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Brown spots
- Dry skin
- Oily skin
- Acne scars
- Open pores
How many treatments should I expect to see results?
A difference can be observed after the very first treatment. However, depending on the issue you want to target, and how advanced it is, your technician will be able to recommend exactly how many treatments are recommended for YOUR skin.
Is Microdermabrasion painful?
The treatment is relatively painless. You may feel a light tingling sensation and a pulling of the skin.
Will I need special care after Microdermabrasion?
After your treatment, your risk of getting a sunburn is increased. This is due to the treatment exposing younger skin, which would normally be covered by the top layer of dead skin cells. Therefore, the use of a powerful sunscreen is strongly recommended (min SPF30). Furthermore, it is always recommended to continue to care for your skin at home. Your technician will be able to advice you on what to add/remove from your skin routine
Who can benefit from Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is recommended for everyone wishing to even out their skin tone, men and women, of all skin colours. However, people suffering from rosacea or severe acne should avoid it.