What is microdermabrasion?

Are you wanting to make sure your skin looks vibrant and youthful? Fortunately, there are nearly endless amounts of products, non-surgical and surgical procedures available which can help you achieve a youthful glow. 

If you’re wanting to invest in something more than creams, you may wish to consider microdermabrasion. Before investing in this, it is important to know exactly what it is, what the procedure involves, and if it is right for you. 

What is microdermabrasion? 

woman receiving microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a minimally invasive procedure which helps to renew the skin tone and texture. There are numerous advantages to microdermabrasion; it can improve the appearance of sun damage, acne spots and scars, wrinkles, fine lines, enlarged pores and other skin problems. Microdermabrasion will help your skin to look more healthy and radiant. Removing the outer layer of skin will stimulate collagen production, which will leave your skin looking more youthful.

How does microdermabrasion work?

Microdermabrasion is a non-surgical procedure that can be performed by a skin care professional. 

There are numerous types of microdermabrasion – these are referred to as diamond-tip or crystal microdermabrasion. 

With diamond-tip, a diamond-tip handpiece which will gently exfoliate dead cells in your skin. The device will suction these skin cells. With crystal microdermabrasion, the handpiece will emit fine crystals which will gently rub away outer layers of the skin, which is then suctioned away. 

Following the procedure, you will be advised to use sunscreen and to avoid sun exposure for a few days. 

Is microdermabrasion safe? 

man receiving microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a non-surgical procedure which is considered safe if it is performed by a professional. Before undergoing the procedure, make sure you check reviews of the company you visit or ask how much experience they have with performing the procedure. 

As this is not an invasive procedure, you will not need to take any time off for recovery, and it is considered to be a relatively painless procedure.

If the procedure is performed too aggressively, you may notice some bruising or pinpoint bleeding.

Does microdermabrasion work?

Microdermabrasion is considered to be an effective procedure for those who are wishing to improve the appearance of wrinkles, acne scarring, sun damage and other skin conditions.

Microdermabrasion only impacts the outer layers of the skin, so it is not as aggressive as other facial treatments such as chemical peels or laser treatments. If you have deeper wrinkles or scars, you may wish to consider these treatments instead. 

Please note that microdermabrasion will not change the appearance of sagging skin. 

You will notice numerous benefits after your microdermabrasion appointment, such as:

  • Brighter skin
  • Reduced breakouts
  • Cleansed skin
  • Even skin tones

How many appointments will I need?

The number of appointments will vary for each person, however, it is recommended that you have at least three microdermabrasion appointments to achieve the best results. 

Once you undertake your microdermabrasion appointments, your skin will be looking healthier than ever.

Ready to rejuvenate your skin and look more vibrant and youthful? Contact TCS Hair and Beauty today.

If you prepay for four appointments, you will receive the fifth appointment FREE.