What is Dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning is a safe and simple solution for exfoliating the epidermis and ridding the skin of fine vellus hair, or “peach fuzz” using a sterile surgical blade. You’re left with a healthier-looking complexion and very smooth skin.
Who are the best candidates for Dermaplaning?
All skin types are good candidates for this treatment, with the single exception of those who have acne. For those who have sensitive skin, it’s a great alternative to chemical peels and microdermabrasion.
How does it work?
After cleansing the skin thoroughly, your treatment provider will gently pull the skin tight and lightly run a sterile surgical blade across your face at a 45-degree angle, using short feathering strokes to remove the dead skin cells and fine hair.
What are the benefits of Dermaplaning?
One of the great benefits is that it will provide instant gratification by leaving you with healthy, growing skin as soon as your treatment has been completed. It’s also a pain-free procedure with zero downtime, which makes it especially appealing to patients.
What skin problems does it treat?
This treatment is ideal for treating rough, dry skin. By removing the top layer of dead skin cells you will be revealing a smoother skin texture and clearer complexion. It’s also a great solution for women who want to get rid of unwanted facial hair.
How long do treatments typically take?
You can expect most treatments to take approximately 30 minutes, which means it could be completed over your lunch break.
Is it safe?
While we understand that the idea of having someone run a blade across your face can be a little scary, the procedure is perfectly safe as long as it’s being performed by an experienced professional. Patients compare it to the same sensation they have shaving their legs.
Will my hair grow back thicker?
Many women worry that their hair will grow back thicker and darker if they remove it from their faces; however, this is just a “wives tale” and isn’t something you should be concerned about. The soft white peach fuzz you have on your face will grow back the same texture it was before you received your treatment.
How much downtime will I need after treatment?
There is absolutely no downtime and you’ll be able to return to your normal routine immediately following treatment. However, because you have removed the top layer of dead skin cells your newly revealed skin will be sensitive to the sun, so it’s wise to immediately apply sunscreen.
How often will I need treatments?
How regularly you need treatments may vary slightly from person to person; however, we typically recommend treatments every three or four weeks for best results, since this frequency coincides with the normal skin cycle.
Are there any side effects from Dermaplaning?
The only side effect from your treatment may be a slight redness of the skin that will go away quickly. Otherwise there are no significant side effects. The only real risk associated with Dermaplaning is the rare risk of nicks or cuts, which is why it’s so important to receive treatment from a licensed and experienced professional.
How much does Dermaplaning cost?
We charge $89 for a single treatment. However, if you know you’re going to receive monthly treatments, we encourage you to purchase a package in order to receive a reduced rate per treatment.