Dermaplaning This process removes the micro-thin top layer of skin and unwanted facial hair is ideal for those with oily skin, sun damage, hyper-pigmentation, or bothersome facial hair. While sharp enough to scrape away hair and dead skin, the dermaplaning blade gently avoids nicks and cuts. The sensation compares to running a credit card long one’s skin. This promotes softer skin texture as well as removing unwanted hair. This popular treatment may also be combined with a facial.
Dermaplaning is an effective way of exfoliation. Using a blade we shave, or remove, the dead skin cells from the epidermis. Along with exfoliating, dermaplaning also helps remove the unwanted velus hairs from the face. Usually, you can see a difference after the first treatment. While this is an aggressive treatment, dermaplaning does not break the capillaries on the face.
Because dermaplaning is a quick procedure with few to no adverse effects, it has quickly gained popularity among cosmetic medical providers across the country. Using a scalpel and a delicate touch, the provider simply abrades the surface of the skin using light feathering strokes. This is a great treatment to offer to patients who are pregnant or nursing who want a deep exfoliation, but are not allowed to use peeling agents on their skin because of the risk that the chemicals will be absorbed into the blood stream, and may be transferred to the fetus or the child. It is also a first choice for patients who have excess vellus hair on the skin. This hair often causes a buildup of dirt and oils in the follicles, so removing the hair gives the patient healthier looking skin. –
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