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Your Trusted Microdermabrasion Clinic in Bristol
Microdermabrasion is a powerful exfoliation treatment. It works by using tiny microcrystals to strip away dead skin and impurities, while simultaneously stimulating collagen and elastin production to target fine lines and wrinkles. Our anti-ageing experts at Bristol can build you a personalised microdermabrasion programme to target your specific skin concerns.
The sk:n Bristol Medical Team
sk:n is home to more consultant dermatologists, doctors, plastic surgeons, nurses and therapists, than any other UK dermatology service provider.
The sk:n team in Bristol will ensure that your visit to the clinic is truly worthwhile: at sk:n we are passionate about helping you discover better skin.
So, whether you suffer from acne, unwanted facial hair, regret an old tattoo, or simply just want to freshen up your complexion – we have the most effective treatments on the market to help you achieve the results you long for.
Painless treatment with effective results
Administered by trained practitioners
Performed in a safe and medical environment
Flexible appointments including evenings & weekends
Microdermabrasion – what to expect?
The technique involves propelling the microcrystals across the skin’s surface, removing only the top layer of skin cells. This technology reveals new cells creating a healthy glow. The epidermal layers of the skin are rejuvenated leading to collagen production and plumper skin.
Microdermabrasion is a progressive procedure, which means that after the first session your skin will feel softer and you may see a very subtle improvement. However, to gain visible improvement we generally recommend a course of sessions because additional treatments cause an increase in circulation within the dermis and newer, healthier skin cells are produced.
Is microdermabrasion painful?
One of the benefits of microdermabrasion is that it’s virtually pain free. You will feel a subtle suction as the vacuum is placed over the skin and perhaps a tingling sensation. Your skin may look slightly pink after the treatment but this will subside within a few hours. The crystals used are hard enough to disrupt tired skin cells that cause dull looking skin, but small enough not to do any damage or cause discomfort or pain. The only real side effect is a possible temporary redness of the skin, which soon fades.
Microdermabrasion – how long to see results?
You will notice improvement in your overall complexion from your first microdermabrasion treatment.
How long do the results from microdermabrasion last?
Your skin will look and feel smoother immediately after treatment, with results lasting for up to three months. For best results, a course of microdermabrasion treatments is advised.
How many sessions of microdermabrasion will I need?
Your practitioner will discuss your individual treatment needs with you at your consultation, including the expected number of treatments and treatment intervals depending on your type of skin damage. A course of treatment will give the best results.
Is microdermabrasion safe?
Going to a regulated and qualified practitioner is the best way to treat your skin condition safely and effectively. Our microdermabrasion treatment is carried out in highly clinical environments and the treatment is delivered according to strict medical protocols, which means you can be rest assured that the procedures are very safe.
How much does microdermabrasion cost?
Microdermabrasion costs from £65 for a single treatment and exact costs are confirmed after a consultation. A course of treatment is usually recommended for the best results.
What to expect after microdermabrasion?
You can return to your normal routine straight after your microdermabrasion treatment and can even reapply your make-up right away. It’s important to protect your newly rejuvenated skin from damaging elements by wearing an SPF daily to protect your skin. Your practitioner will be able to advise on how you can best maintain the results of microdermabrasion. Other existing medical conditions should be highlighted during your consultation and advice will be given on an individual basis.
Can microdermabrasion help with pigmentation?
A course of microdermabrasion treatment can help to reduce unwanted pigmentation marks caused by acne or sun damage.
Which is better microdermabrasion or a peel?
Microdermabrasion or a peel both help to reveal younger, fresher-looking skin. However, the main difference between the two treatments is the application process. With microdermabrasion, the treatment uses a wand, while peels are applied directly to the skin and can vary in strength.The treatment that you choose will depend on your requirements and the results that you want to get.
Does microdermabrasion reduce pores?
One of the benefits of microdermabrasion is that it can help to minimise and reduce pores.
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2 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1PD
Please allow extra time for city centre traffic. BRISTOL From M4 Junction 19 – Take the M32 into Bristol.
At the end of the M32 the road will split into two and you will need to head for signs for Clifton or the Bristol Royal Infirmary (hospital). Go past the Bristol Royal Infirmary which should be on your right hand side (B4051) and follow the road until the road splits into two, then stay in the right hand lane where the road will bend sharply around to the right and will bring you into Clifton Triangle. This road is one way only. As you go through the traffic lights you will see a grand looking building with a fountain outside the front. This is the Victoria Rooms. If you are facing the Victoria Rooms we are on the right hand side of this building. From M5 Junction 17 – Take the A4018 “Cribbs Causeway” towards The Mall Shopping Centre. Follow signs for Bristol Zoo (but do not turn off for the Zoo or Suspension Bridge) and take the A4018 “Westbury Road”. Stay on the A4018 to City Centre, to Blackboy Hill and the top of “Whiteladies Road”. The clinic shares it’s post code with a road at the back of the clinic called Sunderland place and can therefore cause confusion when using a sat nav.
From Bristol Temple Meads Station, we are approximately 15 minutes by taxi.
There are three pay and display parking bays outside the clinic. The first 30mins are free, though you will still need a ticket, thereafter the charge is £1 per hour for a maximum of three hours. There is additional parking available at the West End Multi storey car park signposted as you come off Queens Road.