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It is an exfoliating treatment using a surgical scalpel to skim the dead cells and hair (peach fuzz) from your face leaving it baby soft and helps give you a smooth foundation application. This treatment will make your skin surface smooth, youthful and radiant.
Why You Should Try It
What is it?
This is a skin treatment that uses a specialized blade — similar to a surgical scalpel to remove dead skin cells on the surface of your skin and hairs. People may also refer to it as microplaning or blading. This process involves using a scalpel to remove peach fuzz and lightly exfoliate the skin’s surface. Dermaplaning provides an effective and safe exfoliation treatment that promotes deeper product penetration, boosting the effects of skin care products while making the skin look and feel smoother. It is also beneficial for reducing the appearance of acne scars.
How does it work?
During a dermaplaning session, the esthetician uses a medical-grade scalpel to scrape (not cut!) across the surface of the skin. The main reason people do it is to remove the vellus hairs on their faces, also known as peach fuzz. It allows for better penetration of your skincare products.
What to expect?
Since your skin barrier will be more vulnerable after dermaplaning, we always follow with a rich hyaluronic acid mask or moisturizing cream to help repair your skin and keep it super hydrated and happy!
What Is Dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning is a popular skin revitalizing treatment that uses scalpel blades to remove dead skin cells, fine hairs and debris from the surface of the skin. It can be used as an effective exfoliation technique or as a standalone treatment for various skin conditions. It’s great for a variety of skin types, though not recommended for acne skin.
What Can Dermaplaning Do For Me?
Dermaplaning can be done to help exfoliate your skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and fine vellus facial hair. It can also boost the penetration of skincare and serums giving you a flawless appearance.
Dermaplaning is beneficial in treating:
- Fine facial hair
- Dry or dull skin
- Acne scars
- Wrinkles and other signs of aging
- Sun damage
- Age spots
How Long Does Dermaplaning Take?
The dermaplaning procedure takes around one hour. After your dermaplaning appointment, you should avoid heavy exercise or sweating, as well as using a dermaroller for at least one week after the procedure. Your esthetician will also provide you with a list of all appropriate and inappropriate skincare products to use post dermaplaning.
What Will Dermaplaning Cost?
The cost of dermaplaning in Calgary can vary depending on the skincare clinic. On average, dermaplaning costs $120 to $300 for one treatment session. You may also need to factor in additional costs such as transportation and accommodation if you’re getting dermaplaning done from a clinic that’s not near where you live.
Is Dermaplaning Safe?
While dermaplaning is very safe, there are some risks involved with dermaplaning.
While dermaplaning may not be suitable for everyone, dermaplaning is considered very safe. Dermaplaning only removes dead cells and fine hairs on the surface of your skin.
Despite dermaplaning removing some healthy cells on the face, dermaplaning is usually very gentle and won’t cause any significant damage.
How Often Can I Get Dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning can be done on an as-required basis, but your esthetician will recommend dermaplaning once every few months or monthly depending on the client. If you have skin conditions such as acne or oily skin, dermaplaning is not recommended regularly.
How Long Does It Take To Recover?
After dermaplaning, you may experience some redness due to exfoliation and the removal of fine hairs. However, dermaplaning is very gentle and you’ll likely only need to use some light makeup to cover up any redness or signs of dermaplaning. After dermaplaning, you should avoid dermarolling for at least one week after the procedure.
Dermaplaning is considered very safe and most people won’t experience any side effects. If dermaplaning isn’t suitable for your skin type, yoru esthetician will be able to recommend dermaplaning alternatives.
Remove Dead Skin Cells
Dermaplaning removes dead skin cells , fine hairs and debris from the surface of your skin. It can be used to boost the penetration of skincare, dermarolling treatments and chemical peels.
Dermaplaning is beneficial in treating certain skin conditions such as acne scars, wrinkles, dry or dull skin and sun damage. Dermaplaning is also effective in removing peach fuzz, which makes dermarolling treatments more effective.
Removes Fine Hairs
Dermaplaning removes fine vellus hairs that are typically difficult to remove through shaving or dermarolling, making your skin smoother and allowing other skincare products to penetrate deeper into the dermal layer of your skin.
Vellus hair removal
Many skin therapists will recommend dermaplaning as a preferred method of vellus hair removals, such as vellus hair removal on the face and body. Vellus hairs are fine hair that cover the dermal layer of your skin. Peach fuzz.
This treatment instantly rejuvenates your skin’s surface and keeps your skin smooth.