For the smoothest skin ever, try our new combination treatment of Dermaplaning and Microdermabrasion. Two of our patients’ favorite procedures, Dermaplaning and DermaSweep® microdermabrasion, were always enjoyed separately. We decided to offer them together as one treatment, to give the best of both worlds.
Can you have microdermabrasion and Dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning is a physical exfoliation that gently takes off the dry dull skin as well as the fuzzy facial hair. A popular combination is Dermaplaning with a light chemical peel or microdermabrasion. There is no down time with Dermaplaning.
Should I get microdermabrasion or Dermaplaning?
Microdermabrasion is not for everyone. If you suffer from skin conditions that cause redness, such as rosacea or very redness prone, sensitive skin, microderm may be too harsh for your skin type and may worsen existing redness/irritation/sensitivity. In this case, dermaplaning would be a better option.
What should you not do before Dermaplaning?
Avoid Sun Exposure. If your skin is even slightly burnt, an esthetician cannot get to work on any type of skincare treatment. Avoid sun exposure, especially if you are prone to sunburns and redness, in the week or two leading up to your dermaplaning appointment.
What should you not do before microdermabrasion?
Before your treatment:
Discontinue use of depilatories or waxing or any products or treatments that may irritate the skin for 1-2 weeks prior to your treatment. Discontinue sun exposure or use of tanning booths at least 14 days prior to your treatment (we recommend this practice is discontinued altogether).
Is microdermabrasion less aggressive than Dermaplaning?
Both resurface skin and speed up cell turnover leading to smoother, younger looking skin. Both require regular treatments for best results, both can be combined with other services for better results, and neither requires any down time. That said, dermaplaning is more aggressive than microdermabrasion.
What is the difference between Dermaplaning and microdermabrasion?
Dermaplaning includes using a scalpel (yes, like the surgical one) while microdermabrasion is done with a small electric device. Microdermabrasion involves spraying your skin with an exfoliant while simultaneously sucking debris from your skin. This exposes a new layer of skin and cleans the pores til they are bare.
What are the cons of Dermaplaning?
The Cons of Dermaplaning
Compared to other hair-removal treatments like waxing and tweezing, dermaplaning can be a bit more expensive. And unlike waxing, dermaplaning does not fully remove hair from its follicle, so hairs might grow back a bit sooner than other methods.
Is microdermabrasion the same as exfoliating?
The difference between microdermabrasion and chemical peels is that they are two different types of exfoliation: microdermabrasion is a physical exfoliation, while chemical peels are a chemical exfoliation.
How often should you DermaPlane?
Dermaplaning is recommended every three to four weeks. An aesthetician will help you figure out a schedule. Each time you get dermaplaned, you’re removing about two to three weeks’ worth of dead skin cells.
Should I moisturize before Dermaplaning?
You can apply a few drops of oil before starting if your skin is dry and sensitive. I sometimes do and sometimes don’t. It just depends. I definitely follow up with a a few drops of oil when done, and this fabulous moisturizer to drive moisture back into my skin.
What should I avoid after Dermaplaning?
Post-treatment guidelines include:
- Avoid direct sun exposure for 3 days.
- Avoid extreme heat for 3 days.
- Do not use scrubs or other exfoliators for 1 week.
- Avoid chlorine for 1 week.
- Apply serums and moisturizers.
- Use sunscreen.
Is Dermaplaning just shaving?
Dermaplaning, which we could also just call, “shaving your face,” because this treatment involves gently pulling a blade along your skin. … Dermaplaning, unlike traditional shaving, uses a smaller blade to slough off dead skin cells in addition to removing wispy facial hair, so skin is more even in tone and texture.
How do I prepare my face for microdermabrasion?
Before starting your microdermabrasion treatment, it’s important to thoroughly wash your face with a gentle cleanser. After removing excess dirt, oil, and product residue with cleanser and water, allow your skin to dry completely.
What should you not do after a microdermabrasion?
Don’t use any other exfoliating products for about three days after your appointment. You should avoid touching, rubbing, or picking your skin, which can slow the healing process. Finally, don’t use products with glycolic acid, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, or topical acne treatments for 24-48 hours.
Do I moisturize before microdermabrasion?
Avoid harsh cleansers that could cause the skin to dry out more than usual and to be sensitive to the microdermabrasion process. … Moisturise completely to hydrate your skin and lessen the reddening of its sensitive areas.