DERMAPLANING

The New Way to Exfoliate your Face

DERMAPLANING GOES BEYOND A BASIC SHAVE

The procedure involves the use of a 10-inch scalpel, which curves into a sharp point. The blade is used on clean, dry skin on the forehead, cheeks, chin, nose and neck. You can expect to see an instant improvement in skin texture and tone, while the long-term effects are increased cell turnover, fewer wrinkles and dark spots, reduction of acne scarring, and the removal of fine facial hair, all while rejuvenating skin cells that look and feel smoother to the touch!

HAIRLESS SKIN IS THE CLEANEST

Removing the peach fuzz is beneficial since the fine hairs trap debris and oils and give skin a dull look. After dermaplaning, skin care products and treatments perform much more efficiently since they can penetrate the skin more easily. Your makeup goes on smoother as well, It's the perfect procedure to begin stacking other treatments, like our  Multi Acid Face Peel, Serums, Aquafacial.

Dermaplaning FAQ's

What is the technique?


The technique is safely administered using a specialized surgical instrument and disposable blades designed specifically for dermaplaning. Once the skin is properly prepped, the esthetician holds the skin taut, and gently scrapes the skin with the blade at a 45 degree angle. This removes both vellus hair and the top layer ofr dead skin cells revealing gorgeous, fresh new skin.




Is it safe?


Dermaplaning is extremely safe when performed by an advanced Esthetician trained in Dermaplaning. We at Glam Body administer this service 20+ times a week, and are highly qualified.




How often should I get this done?


Dermaplaning can be done every 3- 4 weeks. Treating the skin in ths manner actually removes 2-3 weeks of dead skin cell buildup.




What areas can be treated?


Dermaplaning can be done on the face, under the chin and sides of the neck.




Can Dermaplaning be done with a Chemical Peel?


Yes, Dermaplaning is an excellent way to prep the skin for a peel.




Can the skin peel from dermaplaning?


No.




Who can benefit from Dermaplaning?


Men and women of all ages, Skin types and tones can benefit from this service.Dermaplaning is recommended for those with dry skin, rough patches, acne scarring, uneven skin tone, large pore size, fine lines and unwanted facial hair. It provides a smooth texture, clear complexion and overall skin rejevenation, boosting the production of collagen and elastin.Those with vellus hair will notice their skin softer, smoother and makeup application is a breeze. Darker skin tones will love this treatement as the skin has more layers, and with aging the skin tends to sag rather than wrinkle. Dermaplaning can help remove extra layers of skin, help with pigmentation concerns and revela more youthful glowing skin. Those over the age of 35 will feel this service is a vital addition the their skin care regimen,and of course women who are expecting! Dermaplaning is one of the few facials an expectant mom can safely have for an all natural glow.




Once the vellus hair is removed, will it grow back darker or thicker?


No, this is physiologically impossible. The soft, fine vellus hair will grow back slowly- usually at around four weeks. (There are two types of hair that grow on our bodies- vellus and terminal. Vellus hair is thin, fine soft hair that typically covers the whole body. Terminal hair is the coarser hair that grows on the head, the face on men, underarms, pubic areas, and legs.)




Who cannot be treated?


Those with active acne lesions or cold sores should wait until they've healed before booking a dermaplaning session. At Glam Body Sugaring, we suggest our Acne Aquafacial to start you in the right direction. Also those suffering from the following Severe Melasma Active infamed acne Cold sores Skin Cancer on Face Uncontrolled Type 1 Diabetes Dermatitis including Eczema and Psoriasis Open skin lesions Use of accutane in last 6 months




Can I combine Dermaplaning with another service?


YES! we suggest combining it with our Aquafacial MD for the ultimate deep cleaning facial that will make you absolutely glow. You can also start off with a dermaplaning treatment an add on a peel as its the perfect prep for a chemical peel.




Is there downtime?


There is no downtime post treatment, and you can resume your normal activities immediately after the treatment. Be sure to hydrate well before and after your service. There are however, some precautions to keep in mind following your dermaplaning service. Please see post care section for more information.




How can I prepare for my Dermaplaning session?


1. Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate!! Dry skin and dehydrated skin are two totally different things. Hydration will help get maximum dead skin removal and also help with optimal skin healing post procedure. Start hydrating 7 days priot to your appointment. 2. Discontinue all exfoliation 7 days prior to your appointment. This includes manual scrubs, Clarisonic Facial Brushes, and chemical ( salycilic, retinol, glycolic,lactic acids, etc.) exfoliants. 3. If using topical prescription exfoliants such as Differin,Epiduo,Aczone, Tretinoin etc. please discontinue use 2 weeks prior to your appointment.




What are my post care instructions?


1. Your skin may be slightly sensitive and it is very normal. If you havent hydrated enough you may see some scratches. Please drink lots of water, and apply aloe vera gel. This is also normal, if your body is dehydrated, 2.Sweating and exercising should be avoided for 24 hours after the service to avoid irritation. 3. Makeup should be avoided for 24 hours after the service to avoid irritation and breakouts. 4. Discontinue use of all acids (beta, hydroxy etc.), manual scrubs, and facial brushes for 10-14 days after the service.





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