We may have heard the term but how many of us really know what microdermabrasion is? Microdermabrasion is a procedure where a technician uses a hand held which remove the older outer layer of skin. Our Microdermabrasion machines have hard applicators it's the diamond tips. When this process is completed you see only the softer, suppler, younger looking layers that were hiding beneath. All of us have used various scrubs to remove the dead cells from the skin and all of us have seen the difference in how we look after. The results you get from a microdermabrasion treatment are much more impressive than anything you can do at home.
What are realistic expectations from microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion can diminish the following conditions: sun damage, reduces appearance of pigmentation, open and closed comedones, fine lines and wrinkles, enlarged pores, coarsely textured skin, and dull patches by exfoliating away dead skin cells. The vacuum mechanism stimulates cell metabolism. You can expect: More even skin tone, finer skin texture and less visible pores, healthier, younger looking skin.
What are benefits?
Microdermabrasion exfoliates the epidermis more effectively than a 30% peel does. The vacuum used in microdermabrasion does stimulate cell metabolism and circulation. Vitamins and antioxidants are even more affective after microdermabrasion. Microdermabrasion can help control and lessen acne outbreaks. This is one of the reason, that this process is quite popular amongst the teenagers today and if you've been "blessed" with adult acne later in life, microdermabrasion can seem like a lifesaver. It can also work alongside other acne treatments you may be using. And in addition, it is also a very quick and practically pain free procedure. Most people feel little or no discomfort at all.
Are you a candidate for microdermabrasion?
Those who cannot tolerate acids may be candidates for microdermabrasion. If you'd like your skin look younger and suppler and have realistic expectations of the outcome then yes, you are an ideal candidate for microdermabrasion.
Any strong exfoliation procedure and microdermabrasion treatment requires sun abstinence and daily sunscreen!