What is Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is a painless skin care treatment that involves the exfoliation of the superficial layer of dry,dead skin cells. The procedure is carried out using a microdermabrasion machine that utilizes tiny crystal to exfoliate and buff the skin , resulting in smoother, softer, blemish free skin. Once this superficial layer is removed, the skin undergoes a period of regeneration with increased production of collagen. Collagen is an essential component for skin firmness and tone.
Is Microdermabrasion painful?
The answer is no, it is a relatively painless procedure. There are variations of microdermabrasion or dermabrasion treatment and these mainly depend on the depth of exfoliation. Initially after the treatment you may experience some slight redness, however this only lasts for a short period of time. The treatment is well tolerated by clients and leaves the skin radiant, glowing and invigorated.
Do I need any down time with Microdermabrasion?
One of the reasons that microdermabrasion is so popular at Visage Clinic is that there is little or no down time. Often clients attend clinic on their lunch break and with treatment times ranging between thirty minutes to an hour, it is the perfect skin boosting treatment.
Who will benefit from Microdermabrasion?
Skin types vary from person to person and microdermabrasion is a suitable treatment for all skin types. Those who benefit most may have enlarged pores or thickened, rough areas of skin. Microdermabrasion helps to soften enlarged pores and smoothen thick and roughened skin. The treatment is also very beneficial for those that have fine lines,crows feet , pigmentation issues and acne scaring By removing the superficial layer of dead skin cells, the skin appears softer and fine lines and wrinkles are reduced.
How long before I see results of microdermabrasion?
The average skin cycle takes twenty eight to twenty nine days to renew. With dermabrasion treatment the superficial layer of skin is the main focus and by removing this layer the skin appears rejuvenated and restored. The effects can be seen after a single treatment, clients report smoother skin, increased tone and softness. The treatments are quick, painless and with zero downtime and little or no change to your skin care regimen.
How often do I need to get Microdermabrasion treatment?
At Visage Clinic all of our clients undergo a free aesthetic consultation, your skin type is assessed and your treatment options are discussed in detail, a bespoke treatment plan is then designed around your needs. Clients notice an immediate effect after just one treatment, but most people opt for a treatment package of four to five treatments , typically two weeks apart. This allows for optimal results and gives the skin a period to regenerate prior to the next treatment.