Dermaplaning is an advanced method of exfoliation using a sterile, surgical scalpel to gently scrape off the top layer of dulling skin cells and vellus hair (peach fuzz). It results in a smoother, brighter complexion and also triggers skin rejuvenation which can help with pigmentation and acne scarring.
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Will the hair grow back thicker?
Many ladies are concerned that dermaplaning will lead to the vellus hair growing back thicker and darker. This is not true, it will grow back at the same rate and texture as before, however by having regular treatments, the regrowth can be kept at bay.
Are there any side effects?
No, there really aren’t any side effects and virtually no downtime. As the outer layer of skin is removed, it is essential to continue to use a broad spectrum sunscreen with UVA and UVB protection as the skin will be more sensitive to light.
Rarely, there may be some minor skin peeling or redness, particularly if it the skin quality is poor, if it is combined with other treatments or if procedures are performed too close together.
What to expect after treatment
Following treatment, the skin will immediately feel completely smooth and vellus hair that can cake up make-up and appear unsightly in close up pictures is eliminated. Your skin will be radiant, clarified and have a more even skin tone and texture.
After a dermaplaning procedure, with the removal of the outer layer of dead skin cells, there is greater penetration of skincare products or chemical peels making this procedure ideal prior to other treatments such as chemical peels, laser treatments or photo dynamic therapy.
Dermaplaning is an advanced skin care treatment that removes dead skin cells and vellus hair, aka peach fuzz. A small, sterile blade while holding the skin taut, swiping the blade in gentle upward motions.
Expect to see an instant improvement in skin texture and tone, while the long-term effects are increased cell turnover, fewer wrinkles and dark spots, reduction of acne scarring, and the removal of fine facial hair.