Understanding your skin treatments: Microdermabrasion
17th December 2014
Microdermabrasion is a popular treatment for smoothing away fine lines, wrinkles, scarring (including acne scarring), sunspots, stretch marks, pigmentation problems and other blemishes, restoring a youthful and radiant look.
What is Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is performed using a small hand-held device with a sealed tube. This tube propels fine microcrystals across the skin, gently pummelling away the upper layer of skin cells, which are then vacuumed away. No anaesthetic is necessary as Microdermabrasion is both comfortable and painless. An average treatment can be completed within half an hour. The process of exfoliation encourages growth of new collagen, which helps your skin to retain its elasticity and retain vital moisture for fresher, younger-looking skin.
You can choose to have a Microdermabrasion facial, or treat your hands or décolletage. Depending on your skin type and tone, the strength of the exfoliating device is tailored accordingly. Once your treatment is complete, you will be able to see the benefits immediately. However, a course of treatments is recommended to achieve maximum results.
Microdermabrasion Side Effects
Following microdermabrasion, your skin may feel sensitive or appear slightly reddened. This is perfectly normal and should disappear within 48 hours. We recommended that you protect your skin with sunscreen and avoid swimming (due to irritating chemicals such as chlorine) for the first couple of days.
Why Choose Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is suitable for nearly all skin types and is an ideal procedure if you want to look flawless for a special occasion, or just look fabulous long-term.
Sk:n has been successfully carrying out Microdermabrasion treatments for over twenty years, and we have many Microdermabrasion reviews from happy clients who are thrilled with their bright, new skin. If you're interested in talking to sk:n about how Microdermabrasion can help you, just call our team of experts today for a personal assessment.