Microdermabrasion: Is It Right for You?

Every day there are new procedures and new trends in terms of aesthetic treatments. Microdermabrasion is a technique that has increased in popularity in recent years.

Perhaps you are new to the aesthetics world, and not familiar with this type of treatment, but want to update yourself with the most modern alternatives in aesthetic services for the skin. Here you will find everything you need to know about microdermabrasion exfoliation.

What is Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is an aesthetic exfoliation procedure that consists of a deep treatment of the skin to eliminate dead cells in its outermost layer. This treatment activates the skin's natural self-healing process, eliminates scars, and reduces wrinkles, giving it a new look and a much younger texture.

Uses of Microdermabrasion

The main concern of many people in the world today is to take care of their health in more natural ways, in times when global health is hanging on by a thin thread.

This has directly influenced the search for new treatments and aesthetic alternatives that allow us to maintain a balance between the ways of caring for our health and the ideal results.

In addition to being an aesthetic method mainly used in facial care, microdermabrasion applies to different parts of the body and helps improve the appearance of any area. It can be performed on areas such as the back and arms, as well as the neck and chest, and is an ideal treatment to reduce the density of certain types of scars.

It serves to activate and optimize skin cell renewal, which will make it a much more fertile ground for other products and care. In this way, the assimilation of other care products will be much more intense after this treatment.

Benefits of Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion guarantees a deep and respectful aesthetic treatment. Respectful as it's a non-invasive aesthetic procedure, and deep because it even serves to improve blood circulation in the deepest layers of the skin. This will make it much longer-lasting with improved elasticity.

Microdermabrasion delays the arrival of the dreaded wrinkles, eliminates the most superficial layers of the skin, and at the same time, results in a much less aggressive treatment than other exfoliation methods.

Types of Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is based on three types of actions, allowing both the purification of cells and the preparation of the body surface for its renewal. In these processes, important systems for the skin, such as cellular respiration and blood circulation, are stimulated. The three actions include:

  • Suction
  • Exfoliation
  • Cell removal

In addition to these three actions, there are two types of microdermabrasion processes most used today. Both methods, although very similar, differ from each other according to the material with which the exfoliator operates.

First, there is the oldest method, microdermabrasion based on aluminum oxide crystals. Secondly, the most modern method, microdermabrasion based on diamond tips. The two methods seek and achieve the same result, although the exposure time per session varies depending on the material. The most modern method with diamond tips ensures a faster treatment.

Benefits of Microdermabrasion

The main benefit of microdermabrasion is undoubtedly the ability to remove dead skin cells. However, there are many other benefits that this procedure will give your face, including the following.

  • The microdermabrasion process ends with the obstruction of the pores, which translates into less inflammation, better hygiene and improved appearance of the skin. Goodbye to that uncomfortable shine.

  • Microdermabrasion is much safer than other exfoliation methods, since it minimizes the risk of injuries such as burns.

  • It keeps the open pores of the skin sanitized, thus guaranteeing much softer skin.

  • It diminishes the appearance of fine wrinkles and delays collagen loss.

  • It helps to fight the enlargement of pores.

  • It is used in treating problems of hyperpigmentation.

  • It reduces the appearance and permanence of stretch marks.

  • Microdermabrasion also fights the spots caused by the sun, therefore, it gives an even tone to the skin.

Microdermabrasion Possible Contraindications

There are certain conditions that this treatment is not suitable for. This is not suitable for skin prone to constant allergies or with particular dermatological conditions. Its application is not recommended on skin that has suffered recent burns, excessively sensitive skin, or third or fourth-degree acne pathologies. You may need to seek a professional for approval for your treatment.

To get started with this treatment, get the soft and beautiful skin you cherish so much, and say a final goodbye to that uncomfortable and ugly shine, you can reach out to us for a booking and we’ll schedule a comfortable time for you and one of our professional estheticians in our beautiful salon.

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