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 of 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.
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.
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