The Typical Microdermabrasion Results You Can Expect

faceEssentially the one thing you expect after the microdermabrasion treatment is better and smoother skin. The aim of this procedure is to remove the dead cells leaving you with fresh new skin. You may need to have more than one treatment to get the best possible results.

The Results

After your first treatment, your skin may have a red or pink appearance which can take a day or so to fade away. This redness may last longer depending on your skin type. If your skin is more sensitive than usual the redness could last longer. However it’s possible to vary the intensity of the treatment for those with sensitive skin. You won’t see results as quickly but you downtime will be much shorter. After the initial few days the positive results start to come through.

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Microdermabrasion vs. Chemical Peels – What’s The Difference?

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chemMicrodermabrasion and chemical peels are both procedures carried out to solve a variety of skin problems. They’re both very similar. These cosmetic procedures remove the topmost layer of your skin allowing new skin to grow in its place. Here we will have a look at the key differences between the two procedures.

Firstly let’s quickly look at what both sessions entail for those of you not familiar with the process.

An Overview

Microdermabrasion – A process which can be done a home, at a clinic or at a salon which uses crystals or a diamond tip to gently rub away the top layer of your skin. It’s like a much more powerful version of exfoliating your skin.

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Is Microdermabrasion Safe?

warningMicrodermabrasion can help with lots of skin problems such as acne scars, skin aging and fine lines. It deals with these problems by gently removing the epidermis which contains dead and sometimes damaged skin cells.

It’s a procedure that does not need any invasive surgery or skin penetration. It just removes the dead skin cells using a diamond tipped wand or aluminium oxide crystals. But exactly how safe is this process?

Potential Side Effects

This procedure does not have many serious side effects as long as proper care is taken.

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Is Microdermabrasion Good for Treating Acne Scars?

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Acne, also known as Acne Vulgaris is a widespread skin disease which is common among the young and old alike. It’s characterized by red skin, pimples and blackheads. It’s a problem that mostly affects the face, the upper part of the back and the upper part of the chest.

For most people, this skin disease diminishes over time but many people have trouble getting rid of it.

However, there are those who continue to struggle with acne in their thirties and forties. No one can predict how long this skin disease can last. Acne scars are a result of bursting the pimples which become blackheads and whiteheads. Acne scars can become permanent when they are not treated in due time. Microdermabrasion works well for a number of skin problems. What can it do for acne scars?

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How Much Does Microdermabrasion Cost?

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dollarMicrodermabrasion is a good treatment. But the cost is always going to be a major concern. Your budget can determine which treatment method you use. You can go to a professional dermatologist to have the procedure done, or you can decide to have the procedure done at a local salon or spa.

Some people even buy microdermabrasion kits to use at home.

The last of these options is the cheapest, but more expensive treatments from someone with professional training are always going to provide better results and be safer.

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Professional Microdermabrasion Treatment

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crystalMicrodermabrasion is a cosmetic procedure that uses tiny crystals to remove dead and damaged cells from the top layer of your skin. This procedure is carried out by professionals at a clinic or can be done at home using smaller devices.

The home treatment can involve the use of gel or cream with tiny crystals that exfoliate the skin or even devices similar to the professional ones.

It is a painless, easy and non-invasive procedure. On this part of the site we’re going to look at the clinic based microdermabration treatments.

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