Dermaplaning is an excellent treatment for freshening and vitalizing our skin, and may also be used to enhance the absorption of a number of plant/chemical peels.
Dermaplaning is a safe, effective, and painless way to exfoliate the face for brighter, healthier skin, which is smoother in look and feel. Requiring no down time, this procedure smooths out fine wrinkles and removes “peach fuzz” by gently scraping along the skin’s surface. Ask the certified, licensed professionals at Dermacare Cosmetic Surgery if Dermaplaning is right for you. Schedule your free consultation today!
A sterile scalpel blade is lightly scraped across the skin’s surface in a superficial manner to soften sharp edges and irregularities. Not only does this process remove the top layer of dead skin, but it also removes the fine, vellus hair or “peach fuzz.” While this is a facial procedure, it is not meant to shape eyebrows or remove nose hairs, as they are made up of terminal, not vellus, hairs.
There are several benefits to blading that may make it the ideal method of skin exfoliation for you:
Other benefits include:
Dermaplaning is not recommended for individuals with thick, dark facial hair or those with active or very oily acne. Individuals with certain skin coloring or skin type may not be good candidates for this procedure as it may cause permanently blotchy or discolored skin, or they may experience flare-ups if they are susceptible to allergic rashes, fever blisters, or cold sores.
You may be a GOOD candidate for Dermaplaning if you meet any of the following:
The Dermaplane Aesthetician carefully exfoliates the top layer of the skin with a specialized surgical blade. The process removes dead skin cells, peach fuzz, and stimulates new skin development.
This procedure takes place in the medical center and time allotted is typically 30 minutes. There is no “down time” involved and you may return to your office or your busy schedule afterwards. Patients who routinely receive Dermaplane treatments comment on the smoothness of their complexion and its “baby skin like quality” and see an immediate improvement to the radiance of their skin tone.
No. It is physiologically impossible for hair to grow back thicker. We have two different types of hair on our bodies Vellus hair and Terminal hair. Vellus hair is most often located on our face and appears to be almost translucent or blonde. Where Terminal hair is much thicker and grows mainly on our under arms, pubic area, and eyebrows.