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How to prepare for a microdermabrasion treatment

4th April 2014

Microdermabrasion is commonly known to be one of the simplest but most effective facials of all time. It can be used to bring out the youthful glow in your skin, fight back acne prone skin, and can even become part of your anti-ageing treatment routine.

Below are a few steps you can follow to ensure you are fully prepared for your microdermabrasion treatment.

Step 1: find out from your skin specialist if microdermabrasion is for you

Before you begin any form of treatment, find out if microdermabrasion is right for you from your chosen skin specialist. The best type of candidate for this treatment would be someone who already has shallow acne scars, mild sun damage and beginning signs of facial ageing.

Step 2: avoid any form of smoking during treatment

Not only is smoking damaging to our health but it can also have adverse effects on our skin. Cigarette smoke inhibits blood circulation in the skin, preventing you from achieving the best results from this procedure.

Step 3: avoid activities that will hinder the chances of you getting the best out of your treatment

Activities such as sunbathing, tanning booths or any harsh skin treatments should be strictly avoided a week before your treatment session. This will make sure that your skin is kept protected before your treatment, which is crucial especially for those who have extremely sensitive skin.

Postpone your treatment session in the event of a sudden acne breakout or skin reaction

Contact your dermatologist if you have a sudden acne breakout or skin reaction, as you may need to postpone your treatment session. If you still decide to go ahead with treatment despite your skin being in a sensitive state, then there is a chance it may lead to further skin problems.

What else?

To gain a closer insight, it may be useful for you to read more about the various microdermabrasion reviews our clients have put forward. Visit our sk:n website to find out more.

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