What is microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive form of mechanical exfoliation that is designed to improve the overall texture, tone and clarity of the skin, while restoring the skin’s colour and elasticity. It smoothes refreshes and regenerates the skin.
It is well known as a non-surgical method of skin rejuvenation and offers a modern and painless alternative to other advanced skin methods. It is a versatile procedure, which can also be combined with other treatments to achieve the desired results. It cleans pores and hinders any future breakouts if used on a regular basis.
Microdermabrasion also stimulates collagen production to further even out skin texture and appearance. Microdermabrasion rejuvenates the surface, resulting in a brighter complexion.
Microdermabrasion is generally suggested for:
- Dull, oily or leathery skin texture
- Minimizing enlarged pores
- Exfoliating and suctioning clogged pores in acne cases
- Polishing and reducing fine lines.
- Mild acne scarring
- Mild pigment irregularities
- Enhancing penetration of therapeutic remedies
- Minimizing blemishes
How often are treatments given?
You can have a single treatment with visible results, we recommend for maximum results a course of 6 treatments repeated every three weeks.
Is it safe for all skin types?
Yes, microdermabrasion is safe for every skin type and skin tone.
What can I expect after my first treatment?
Microdermabrasion requires a series of treatments, you can see a visible improvement after the first treatment, some clients may experience slight redness this will subside in 24hrs.
Are there any side effects from the treatment?
Since we are only treating the outer layer, called the stratum corneum, serious side effects are not a problem. Microdermabrasion has virtually no discomfort, some clients may experience slight redness this will subside in 24hrs virtually no downtime or recovery.
Is microdermabrasion treatment limited to the face?
No. There are many areas of the body that benefit from microdermabrasion. The most common areas are the face, neck, chest and hands including the body.
Contraindications for microdermabrasion?
Who can’t have microdermabrasion? Any client who has;
- Active infections
- Oral blood thinners
- Hypertrophic scarring
- Keloid Formation
- Uncontrolled diabetes
- Use of Accutane
- Always use a SPF facial cream for protection
- No Make up for 8hrs
- No heat treatments