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Microdermabrasion Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Microdermabrasion?
A: Microdermabrasion is a safe and proven effective technique it is a non-surgical way to reduce acne scars, fine wrinkles and sunspots, and many other conditions by exfoliating the top layers of the skin revealing fresher more radiant younger-looking skin. Microdermabrasion stimulates the production of collagen, thus helps speed up skin rejuvenation and bring it to another level. Best of all Microdermabrasion doesn’t use chemicals, takes under an hour and has no downtime.
Q: How many sessions of Microdermabrasion treatments do I need? – To achieve results, how many sessions are recommended?
A: Body Beautiful Technician can help you decide on a package size that would get you the most favorable results. Obvious substantial changes are after the first two sessions, though patients can see further improvements even after five. Most technicians suggest 5 to 8 sessions, scheduled about 3-4 weeks apart. Skin cell turnover is 4 weeks, so this is the average recovery time limit that skin has between treatments. Follow-ups can hold on to aesthetic gains, sometimes by scheduling only every 2 to 3 months.
Q: Is Microdermabrasion procedure safe?
A: Yes, Microdermabrasion is an effective method to safely and painlessly exfoliate the skin. The procedure has no downtime and is noninvasive and nonsurgical. This procedure is safe for all skin types and can benefit anyone who wants to improve specific skin conditions and rejuvenate their skin’s appearance.
Q: Does microdermabrasion hurt?
A: Microdermabrasion is painless. Some patients reported little itchiness or stinginess when microcrystals came in contact with their skin. You may feel some discomfort around the eyes this is a sensitive area, but as microdermabrasion treatment continues, your skin gets used to crystal flow. It feels like a mild facial massage with a wand. Your face remains slightly pinkish in the initial 24 hours, but you shouldn’t encounter any itchiness or pain.
Q: How soon will I see results?
A: Microdermabrasion automatically removals dead surface cells from the skin. Therefore after your first treatment, your skin will have a fresh glow. It will feel smoother and softer it will look more youthful and vibrant.
Q: What are the benefits of doing a Microderm?
A: Microdermabrasion can only slightly help spotted areas, burn scars or another severe scarring on your body and face. Microdermabrasion works best on the top layers of skin. It doesn’t reconstruct the epidermis as dermabrasion or laser treatment could. Don’t expect microdermabrasion to remove tattoos, totally lighten dark or white pigmented areas. Expect mild skin rejuvenation, especially when combined with other cosmetic services.
Q: How can get the best results
A: During your consultation, the technician will further discuss combinations of aesthetic laser facial treatments to provide the best result for your individual needs.
Q: What parts of the body can microdermabrasion treat?
A: Microdermabrasion is the automatic removal of dead surface cells of the skin, and can also treat other areas of the body such as the face, forearms, feet, back, neck, chest, and hands thereby initiating cellular renewal at both the dermal and epidermal levels.