DERMAPLANING

   

What is Dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning is a method of manual exfoliation that consists of using a sterile surgical scalpel to gently remove the top layer of dead skin cells and vellus hair in order to reveal a smoother, brighter more radiant complexion.
 

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO DERMAPLANING?

  • Provides deeper product penetration.
  • Removes soft facial hair that traps dirt and oils.
  • Promotes smoother skin.
  • Safe procedure for removing dead skin cells and "peachfuzz"
  • Reduces the appearance of acne scars.
  • Diminishes the look of fine lines.
  • Works on all skin types.

DERMAPLANING PRE TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS

  • No shaving, peels, waxing, or aggressive exfoliations one week prior to Dermaplaning treatments.
  • Skin can not have any sunburn or windburn present.
  • Stop Retin A 3 to 4 days prior to treatment.
  • Men need to shave day of treatment. Men can return to shaving 7 days post treatment.

DERMAPLANING POST TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS

After a Dermaplaning treatment your skin needs time to heal and restore.  
  • Treat the skin gently, using only hands(no towels, brushes, or sponges) to cleanse for at least 2 days. Use a gentle cleanser and apply moisturizer at least twice daily for a minimum of 7 days post treatment. Avoid AHA, BHA and Retinol based creams for 7 days.
  • Avoid sun exposure as much as possible for a minimum of 3 days post treatment. If you must be in the sun, apply SPF 30 and/or wear a wide brimmed hat, and limit time outside. Be careful of sun exposure and wear sunscreen daily for 2 weeks.
  • Avoid excessive heat 3 days post treatment, i.e. heavy workouts, steam rooms or saunas, etc.
  • Avoid chlorine or swimming for 24 hours.
  • Avoid facial waxing for 7 days.
  • Avoid Dermal Fillers or Botox for 2 to 4 weeks post treatment
  • Do not pick, scratch, or rub the treated area.
  • Do apply serums as absorption levels will be elevated

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