What is Dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning is a non-surgical facial treatment where a 10 gauge scalpel is used to lightly remove the top layer of dead, dull skin. The result? A smooth, glowing complexion, immediately. 

Is Dermaplaning painful?

Although Dermaplaning can sound quite daunting, it really isn’t dangerous or painful, assuming that you’re in the hands of a qualified professional. Yes, this is the blade that they use in surgery. But, no, you won’t be cut open. The blade will be lightly pulled across the skin – allowing only dead skin and hair to be removed. 

What does Dermaplaning feel like?

Dermaplaning is actually quite a therapeutic & relaxing treatment.

What/who is dermaplaning good for?

Dermaplaning is for anybody looking to improve the health of their skin – as it is a type of physical exfoliation. It is known for leaving the skin glowing – as the dull, dead layer of skin is removed from the face. Dermaplaning leaves the skin visibly smoother – and allows greater penetration of all skincare products when applied on the face. 

Dermaplaning is a big favourite within the film & entertainment industry – especially with models & actresses. Why, you ask? Dermaplaning is known for removing that pesky ‘Peach Fuzz’ that clogs up makeup – and which is magnified whilst under the spotlight in the face of a camera. Dermaplaning is a perfect solution for individuals who want smoother application & longer lasting makeup. 

Dermaplaning is recommended for all skin types, with the exception of acne sufferers. If you have deep acne, wait until your skin has cleared before trying this treatment. Always be sure to explain any allergies or illnesses that you are suffering from with your dermatologist before your treatment. 

How long does a Dermaplaning treatment take?

Dermaplaning treatments usually take approximately 40 minutes.

How often should I get a Dermaplaning treatment?

A standard course of treatment is a monthly treatment. This allows the skin to completely rejuvenate before you take another layer of skin off. Treatments can actually be completed every 21 days – but it is advised to wait a full calendar month. 

What are the side effects of Dermaplaning treatments?

Other than slightly pink skin, there are no negative side effects of dermaplaning treatments. However, your skin will be ultra sensitive to sun exposure. It is wise to stay out of direct sunlight for approximately 48 hours to avoid hyperpigmentation.

How much does Dermaplaning cost?

Dermaplaning treatments can range from £40 to £100, depending on the quality standards of the clinic and the clinic location. Model Standards Dermaplaning treatments currently cost £65.00. 

What are the common outcomes of Dermaplaning treatments?

  • Smoother, glossier skin
  • Corrects uneven skin tone
  • Removes ‘Peach Fuzz’ and fluffy facial hair
  • Helps to smooth acne scarring
  • Helps to remove blackheads 
  • Generates new, healthy layer of skin. 

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