I am trained to do the dermaplaning procedure through DermaplanePro and it has since become my much-loved treatment for skin exfoliation. It is painless, fast, and the results are instant!
Let me answer your FAQ about Dermaplaning
What is dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning is a safe (provided the person performing it is properly trained) and highly effective physical exfoliation procedure. It requires the use of a sterile, surgical scalpel to gently remove the top-most layer of dead skin along with fine vellus hair (also known as “peach fuzz”). The procedure can be performed monthly, in less than 30 minutes, with no downtime post-treatment.
What are the benefits of dermaplaning?
Physical exfoliation triggers the cell regeneration process and allows products to better penetrate skin. (Some practitioners perform a chemical peel post-dermaplaning.) Dermaplaning is also an exceptional way to get rid the face of excess fine hairs which can often collect dirt and oil.
Once the vellus hair is removed will it grow back thicker?
No, this is physiologically impossible. The soft, fine vellus hair will grow back slowly – usually in about 4 weeks.
(There are two types of hair that grow on our bodies: Vellus hair is the thin, fine, soft hair that typically covers the entire body. Terminal hair is the course hair that grows on the head, face in men, underarms, legs and pubic areas.)
Dermaplaning, waxing, tweezing or any other depilatory form of hair removal cannot alter the type of hair grown in any given area
What areas can be treated?
Dermaplaning is performed on the face, under the chin and sides of the neck. Dermaplaning should not be done on the eyelids, nose or chest.
Dermablading vs. Microdermabrasion
Microdermabrasion, which also physically exfoliates skin, does not remove vellus hair. However Dermablading exfoliates dead cells along with the removal of fine hairs which results in healthier, brighter skin that has a smoother look and feel.
Who should consider dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning is especially effective on those with dry or rough skin texture and helps to minimize superficial acne scarring or uneven skin tone. It is also beneficial for mature skin, which tends to have a build-up of dead cells as cellular turnover slows down with age. Dermaplaning is safe for pregnant and lactating clients who cannot have chemical peels.
Who cannot be treated?
Clients with active acne outbreaks or cold sores should not be treated until lesions are healed. Dermaplaning is great for diminishing acne scars but should not be performed during active outbreaks. Clients with bleeding disorders or difficulty clotting should not be treated. Clients with diabetes not under control by diet or medication should not be treated. Clients undergoing cancer treatment should also not be treated. Those with very thick, dark facial hair should also avoid this procedure
Is there any downtime after Dermaplaning?
No, that’s one of the benefits. The skin instantly has a healthier glow and feels amazingly soft, plus makeup glides on effortlessly for a flawless finish.
This is a "must have" procedure before an important social event or public appearance!
Before — Excessive dead skin cells and vellous hair leave the skin looking dull while accentuating fine lines.
After — Skin is soft to the touch and looks smoother, brighter, healthier and more youthful. Makeup glides on smoothly, so less is needed for a lighter more natural look.