Dermaplane treatment is an exceptional method of removing the outer most layer of inert skin cells, to shave away dead skin and vellus hair, AKA Peach fuzz from the face. The result is smooth and rejuvenated skin with hair removal benefits. This treatment is not traumatic and is a non-invasive way to remove dead skin cells to renew the skin. This procedure will leave your skin smoother allowing your products to have deeper penetration and flawless make up application.D
Dermaplaning is a simple and safe procedure for exfoliating the epidermis and ridding the skin of fine vellus hair (peach fuzz).
Because dermaplaning is a quick procedure with few to no adverse effects, it has quickly gained popularity among cosmetic medical providers across the country. Using a scalpel and a delicate touch, the provider simply abrades the surface of the skin using light feathering strokes. This is a great treatment to offer to patients who are pregnant or nursing who want a deep exfoliation, but are not allowed to use peeling agents on their skin because of the risk that the chemicals will be absorbed into the blood stream, and may be transferred to the fetus or the child. It is also a first choice for patients who have excess vellus hair on the skin. This hair often causes a buildup of dirt and oils in the follicles, so removing the hair gives the patient healthier looking skin.
Although merely an old wives’ tale, many patients are often concerned that the hair will grow back heavier and darker after dermaplaning. This is not the case. As long as the hair is superficial vellus hair, it will grow back at the same rate and texture as before the treatment.
DERMAPLANING VS SHAVING
Dermaplaning is not facial shaving, but it is.
Shaving is defined as “cutting the hair off one’s face with a razor.” Dermaplaning uses a scalpel blade, not a razor, but it does cut the hair off the face.
Dermaplaning works in similar fashion to at-home razors but is significantly more aggressive.
Both the blade and razors are placed at a 45-degree angle to achieve optimum results with a minimal result in injury (you may experience the occasional nick).
So, what’s the difference?
- Dermaplaning is more aggressive than shaving.
- Dermaplaning uses a surgical, disposable blade.
- Dermaplaning cannot be performed at home.
- Dermaplaning blades are singular, whereas razors are usually stacked with 2-3 blades.
- Dermaplaning is a skin rejuvenation treatment intended to remove dead skin cells and improve fine lines, wrinkles, and improve skin tone and texture.
- Dermaplaning should not be used to get rid of terminal hair (such as beard hair).
- Dermaplaning should not be received any sooner than 21 days apart.
Let’s now discuss the benefits so you may understand why the industry is abuzz over this service.
BENEFITS OF DERMAPLANING
Did you know Marilyn Monroe regularly shaved her face?
Ask any skin care professional (or Hollywood actress) what the secret to flawless, youthful skin is, and they’ll tell you it’s exfoliation.
Dermaplaning is one of the best methods of exfoliation that has zero downtime – a major plus.
Some clients experience mild erythema (superficial reddening of the skin), but it subsides quickly. Besides that, and the radiant skin recently achieved, no one would ever know a service was rendered.
Top 11 benefits of dermaplaning:
- Improves skin texture.
- Eliminates vellus hair and dead skin cells.
- Increases product absorption and efficacy (products work better).
- Promotes cellular proliferation.
- Minimizes fine lines and wrinkles.
- Lessen acne occurrence.
- Makeup application is smooth and flawless.
- No down time. (You can schedule this at lunchtime!)
- Brightens skin and reduces hyperpigmentation.
- Great alternative for those with sensitive skin or rosacea.
- Safe for all skin types.