What Is Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive procedure used to renew skin tone and texture.
How Is The Procedure Performed?
It is performed by using a minimally abrasive device using sterile diamond heads to abrade or rub off the top skin layer, then vacuuming out the particles along with any dirt and dead skin back up.
Does Microdermabrasion Hurt?
Thinking about a diamond tipped wand dragged across your face seems harsh, however, it is not. Some people liken it to a rough lick of a cat’s tongue. Some describe it as a gritty facial massage or feeling minor tugging on the skin. If you feel discomfort let your technician know and they will lighten the pressure.
What Does Microdermabrasion Address?
Microdermabrasion treatments address many benefits to the skin. The dead and damaged cells from the top layers of the skin are removed. This stimulates collagen production. It stimulates cellular turnover and improves complexion, unclogs pores, diminishes dark spots, hyperpigmentation and acne scars, increases blood flow and lymph drainage to aid in healing blemishes, softens fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, age spots and sun spots and provides rejuvenated skin appearance.
Can Men Get This Treatment?
Yes, microdermabrasion is for men and benefits the underlying layer of new skin to grow. This stimulates collagen and adds firmness and smooth's the skin.
How Does It Feel After The Treatments?
After a treatment your skin could be a bit pink and feel like minor sunburn that fades in a few hours. There could be minor swelling or bruising. Sunscreen is advised after the treatment. This is a good time to have a wet mask applied to the skin. Drink plenty of water and stay out of the direct sun. The skin will shed for 2 or 3 days. You can return to your regular skin treatments in
24 – 48 hours after the procedure.
How Many Treatments Do I Need?
It’s common to have 5 to 10 treatments scheduled 7 to 14 days apart, vary depending on the skin, then once a month to maintain the skin.
What Should I Do Before The Microdermabrasion Treatment?
One to two days before treatment stop any acne treatments, toners, medication cleansers, and no exfoliation. You can resume after 2 days.