4 things you should know about Dermaplaning treatment
A surgical blade is worked over the face on a 45 degree angle to gently remove the dead surface cells and that little layer of peach-fuzz facial hair, leaving the skin ultra-smooth, fresh and glowing.
- Dermaplaning is not shaving
Dermaplaning uses a scalpel blade, not a razor, but it does cut the hair off the face.
What is the difference?
- Dermaplaning is more aggressive than shaving. It removes the dead surface cells and that little layer of peach-fuzz facial hair.
- Dermaplaning uses a surgical, disposable blade.
- Dermaplaning is a professional treatment and should not be performed at home.
- Dermaplaning is a skin rejuvenation treatment intended to remove dead skin cells and improve fine lines, wrinkles, and improve skin tone and texture.
- Dermaplaning is recommended to be performed every 4 weeks.
- Instant results
Your skin will look brighter immediately after you’re finished with the treatment, but it often takes a few days to appreciate the full results.
And because you don’t have all those dead skin cells in the way, your skin is able to drink up your other skin-care products more effectively.
- Will my hair grow back thicker?
Your peach fuzz (or vellus hair) and will grow back as it was before between the 4-6-week period.
- For what skin type?
The only contraindications for Dermaplaning are the following:
- Active and inflamed acne.
- Open wounds.
- Allergic to nickel.
- Use of Accutane within 6 months of treatment.