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Microdermabrasion Auckland

What Is Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a soft and pleasant way to remove dead skin and promote a healthy complexion. It uses ultra fine crystals to exfoliate the outer layer of the skin, leaving the skin feeling silky and soft to the touch. It also stimulates skin circulation, asking the skin to ‘wake up’ and to increase cell turnover.

Microdermabrasion is often used as a means to prepare the skin for other treatments. Those who are prepping for a laser treatment or chemical peel, will often have microdermabrasion leading up to their treatment.  This helps make their skin optimally functioning and decreases any dead skin cells at the surface of the skin, allowing the laser or peel to penetrate with more ease.

Treatment takes half and hour and is described as feeling slightly scratchy, but not painful. Your skin will likely look pink after treatment, but this will subside over the next 12 hours. Many clients have microdermabrasion on their lunchbreak or midweek as there is no downtime following it.

The Benefits Of Microdermabrasion

Rejuvenate sun damaged skin on face, neck, shoulders, back, arms, and legs

 Reduce age spots and minimize blotchy skin coloring

Diminish acne scars and superficial injuries

Eliminate blackheads and whiteheads while balancing oily skin

Enhance overall skin health and texture

How Microdermabrasion Work

It’s like an old onion – when you take off old skin, the new skin comes up!

Step 1

Preparation – Removing makeup and toning the facial skin.

Step 2

Exfoliation – Utilizing a diamond-coated tipped wand to thoroughly exfoliate the surface of your facial skin.

Step 3

Applying a serum and a face mask to rejuvenate the skin, followed by toning and moisturizing with cream.

Microdermabrasion FAQs

Microdermabrasion is an exfoliation process that gently removes the outer layer of your skin, deep clean where the dull, dead skin cells lie. It can improve the appearance of sun damage, wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, acne scarring, melasma, and other skin-related concerns and conditions.

Microdermabrasion treatment uses a diamond tip to grind away the surface of the skin. Similarly, hydrodermabrasion generally uses a diamond tip to grind away the skin but adds a liquid that flushes away debris from the treatment. Hydrodermabrasion is not aggressive as microdermabrasion, is more gentle and suitable for sensitive/thin skin

Almost anyone and all skin types who wants deep cleanse and refreshment, is particularly well-suited to clients who want minimal downtime after treatment. Obviously, no recommendation for active skin diseases, unstable medical condition and pregnant females.

This might be different from person to person depending on a number of factors but typically, you should have a microdermabrasion treatment every 2 to 4 weeks. This is going to help you maintain your results and keep that skin glowing.

The price range is between $80 (30mins mini facial) to $160 (90mins luxury facial). The 90 mins treatment will include full face cleaning, steaming, and serum infusion, face and sculp massage, along with microdermabrasion/hydrodermabrasion.

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