What is Dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning is a mechanical exfoliation performed by a professional trained skincare professional using a sterile, surgical scalpel. Dermaplaning is sometimes called facial shaving but there is a lot more to it, and unlike dermabasion, which it is often confused with, it is far quicker and has few to no adverse effects.
What does it help with?
Dermaplaning’s purpose is to give your skin an immediate exfoliation for a luminous glow, dewy skin, faster cell turnover, and a smoother texture. It also allows any products you apply after to penetrate deeper. This means that makeup can be applied with far more ease and precision, and overall has a far better finish.
Clients having this done are typically looking for skin rejuvenation, reduction in the appearance of fine lines or wrinkles.
What are the benefits?
- Is a safe procedure for removing dead skin cells
- Eliminates soft facial hair that traps dirt and oils
- Promotes smoother skin
- Reduces the appearance of acne scars
- Diminishes the look of fine lines
- Works on most skin types
Q: Does the hair grow back thicker or stubbly?
A: No, it grows back as soft as it always was, you will not feel the hair growing back.
Q: Is Dermaplaning sore?
A: No, not in the slightest
Q: How many treatments until you see results?
A: You will see results immediately after the first treatment.
Q: Do i need to take my makeup off before the treatment?
A: We recommend you do to get the best results. We do have cleanser to do this however it’s most effective on already bare skin.
Q: How often can i have the treatment?
A: We recommend monthly
Q: How long before my holiday can i get Dermaplaning?
A: We recommend 2 weeks
Q: Can i have this treatment when i’m pregnant?
A: Yes, it is perfectly safe while pregnant
Q: Do i need to do anything before the treatment to prepare?
A: You must not have used any products containing Salicylic Acid or Glyolic acid in the 3 days previous to your treatment. You must also not have had any chemical peels within a month of dermaplaning. Stop Retin-A products for 5 days prior. Avoid laser treatments 4 weeks before treatment. No waxing 7 days prior to treatment.
Q: Can i have this treatment if i have acne?
A: if you have active acne or are on Roaccutane you will not be able to have the treatment however if you have old acne scarring then it is still possible to have Dermaplaning done.