Having skin you're happy with is a necessity for those who are out in the world. In order to have healthy and attractive skin, it should be exfoliated on a regular basis. If you're not already doing so, microdermabrasion is one choice amongst many that may be right for you.
Microdermabrasion is an abbreviated form of chemical peel that removes the top layer of your skin with tiny crystals or salt crystals. The goal of microdermabrasion is to rejuvenate the outer layer of your skin by sloughing off dead cells and revealing fresher cells underneath.
Microdermabrasion is a minimally-invasive treatment that uses crystals or crystals mixed with fluid to create a chemical reaction on the surface layers of your skin. The crystals or fluid will then dissolve the top layer of your skin, thus exposing new and better skin underneath.
The reason Microdermabrasion works is because it's creating a chemical reaction on the surface layers of your skin. When the layer of top skin is dissolved, there's no barrier there to protect or keep harmful toxins out that can actually damage the deeper layers of your skin. This opens your pores up just like acid peels do but without causing side effects like acid peels do.
Microdermabrasion is a very effective treatment for the skin because it's able to get rid of dead skin without damaging the deeper layers of your skin. It's a gentle way to remove the top layer of dead skin in order to reveal fresher and healthier skin underneath without causing side effects like acid peels do.
The benefits of microdermabrasion include:
Is safe for use on all skin types (except pre-cancerous skin) and is very low-risk so you can enjoy this treatment in peace knowing that anything will be there after the treatment. However, this can easily be avoided by not exfoliating before your visit as this isn't suggested before you have work done.
It's an excellent treatment for those who suffer from acne as it effectively removes dirt, bacteria, and other toxins that can contribute to the development of acne. It's one of the best non-surgical treatments for acne.
For those who suffer from scarring and sun damage, microdermabrasion works well to help heal scars faster as well as help keep them from becoming worse due to sunlight exposure. This is very beneficial for anyone who enjoys going out on sunny days but hates having a face full of dark spots after doing so because they don't use sunscreen or have sensitive skin.
Microdermabrasion is a non-surgical technique that uses a diamond-tipped wand to remove the top layer of skin. It's also known as dermaplaning and is often used to treat wrinkles, acne scars, age spots and other skin conditions. Though largely regarded as safe for use on the face and neck, it can be somewhat harsh on sensitive areas such as the upper arms where there is less thickness of skin to protect underlying tissues.
A microdermabrasion session typically lasts 15 minutes or less in duration with most people feeling some level of discomfort after treatment. It is a surgical alternative and usually costs over $100.00 per treatment.
How Microdermabrasion Works
Microdermabrasion may be done professionally or at home. At home kits include a wand that's designed to remove dead skin cells from the surface of your skin, as well as chemicals including glycolic acid that will help combat the signs of aging. The wand is held near the face or other body part, and moved with a back-and-forth motion over small areas and pressure applied to the tip of the wand for about five minutes. In most cases, no anesthesia is required beyond some ice to numb any areas where pain may result from movement or pressure on the skin during treatment.