what is the purpose of microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion can be used to rejuvenate the skin’s texture and tone. This procedure can reduce the appearance of sunburn, wrinkles, scarring from acne, age spots, skin texture, and other skin conditions.
To rejuvenate the skin, a special applicator is used with an abrasive edge to gently sand off the outer layer.
Another technique for microdermabrasion sprays fine particles made of aluminum oxide and sodium bicarbonate using a suction. This produces the same result as the abrasive surface.
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Frequently asked questions
The skin should be thoroughly cleaned and then steamed. The steam softens and opens pores. A handheld device can be used to target specific areas of skin with a mild abrasion. The device simultaneously will remove any crystals and stimulate circulation to the epidermal layers. This pushes nutrients and oxygen to epidermis which is devoid of blood vessels.
Dead skin cells are removed by the crystals. This keeps bacteria and other debris out of the skin’s surface, and restores its vibrancy. The combination stimulates collagen production and elastin formation. It promotes cell regeneration and blood flow to epiderm layers of the skin.
If ingested, aluminum oxide crystals can be considered safe and non-toxic. They are safe and non-carcinogenic. They are perfectly round and won’t cause skin micro-tears like some salts or scrubs. The equipment wand can simultaneously release and suction the crystals.
The face is the most commonly treated area and can be done in 20-30 minutes. While the neck and other parts of the body can be treated, it will lengthen the time of completion. The average time for a face, neck and chest service is roughly around 45 minutes.
The procedure is quite painless. The provider will clean the skin. They will work counterclockwise and begin with the right side of your forehead, then move to the left. Itchy skin can be felt at first but it will soon get better. The eyes may be tender or sensitive.
You can remove any crystals with a sponge, or towel. To nourish and protect your skin, moisturizers and sunscreens will be used. Initial sensations of cleanliness and smoothness will be felt on the skin.
This procedure is safe and minimally invasive. The majority of risks come from unsanitary implements or environments.
The provider should always wear gloves when they are providing care. Before and after each use the MDA tip should be sterilize. The metal implement must also be sterilized if planned to be combined with extractions and the service.
Light bruising, persistent redness or scabbing can sometimes occur in sensitive people. These symptoms are temporary and will not cause permanent damage to the skin.
Top Benefits of microdermabrasion
May help reduce the appearance of signs of aging such as fine lines, dark circles, uneven skin texture, and dark spots. This procedure can reduce the appearance of wrinkles by stimulating collagen production. It also restores moisture to dry or damaged skin. This procedure is also known to improve the appearance of your skin, making it appear plumper and smoother. These are characteristics associated with younger skin.
Combining deep exfoliation with suction power can unclog pores and make them look smaller over time. Our pores become larger as we age. This makes it more difficult to apply makeup on smooth skin. However, microdermabrasion can tighten your pores and restore your skin’s youthful texture.
This is one of the best things about microdermabrasion. The procedure takes less than an hour and the recovery time is under 24 hours. Although you may feel some reddening or pinkness for a few hours, it is not necessary to miss a day of work.
Unlike other anti-aging treatments that require injections or outpatient procedures, microdermabrasion does not involve any incisions. It is quick, painless and highly effective.
Can reduce sun spots and scarring. Regular microdermabrasion treatments can maximize the benefits for your skin. People with dull, dry skin will notice a healthier complexion and a younger appearance.
Is a great way to reduce oil production. This is the best treatment for mild to moderate acne caused by oily skin. The suction part of the procedure removes oil and dirt from the pores. This reduces pore size and eventually sebum production.
Can be used by anyone, regardless of whether they are in their 20s, 60s, or older.