When it comes to the ‘must have’ skin prep Dermaplaning has fastly become one of the most sought after beauty/cosmetic treatments.
A firm favourite among celebrities and Hollywood A-Listers, Dermaplaning is known as ‘The red carpet treatment’.
This professional medical-grade exfoliation treatment has been practiced by Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons, Aesthetic Practitioners and Cosmetic Therapists since the early 90’s, and until lately had been one of the industry’s best kept beauty secrets!
Frequently Asked Questions
Dermaplaning is a highly effective method of exfoliation. Considered a medical-grade exfoliation, Dermaplaning is carried out using a small scalpel for the controlled removal of the outermost layer of skin. The scalpel is expertly passed over the skin, removing dead skin cells and vellus hair.
No. There is no numbing required before Dermaplaning. The treatment has often been described as relaxing.
Dermaplaning is an extremely safe treatment when carried out by an experienced and certified Cosmetic Therapist.
Dermaplaning is a minimally invasive treatment with little to no downtime. Your skin will look immediately radiant after treatment allowing you to return to your day-to-day routine.
-Dermaplaning is suitable for all skin types, ages 18+ and also suitable during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
-Dermaplaning is unsuitable if you have active acne, nickel allergies or on medications Warfarin or Isotretinoin (Roaccutane)
Dermaplaning for some can be considered a ‘one off’ treatment perhaps in preparation for a special occasion.
For those who want to maintain healthier brighter skin we recommend 1 treatment every 12 weeks.
If facial hair is a concern, we recommend treatment every 6-8 weeks.
Immediately after a Dermaplaning Facial your skin will appear slightly pink and flushed. This erythema of the skin will subside within 1-2 hours.
Your Dermaplaning Treatment can be followed with a 20 min LED Light application which will reduce the erythema immediately.
No. The structure of hair will not change. The hair producing follicle is located in the dermis,(under the top layer of skin) actions to the hair above skin level will have no impact in the follicle itself.
Hair will return as normal at the same growth rate, colour and texture as before, normally 8 weeks after treatment.
Because Dermaplaning increases the skins ability to absorb products it is recommended to avoid heavier makeups which may irritate the skin and clog the pores which can lead to an acne break out. Make up can be applied the next day without causing any irritation or unwanted congestion.
(A mineral make up can be applied straight after treatment)
You should allow 1 hour for a Dermaplaning Treatment. This allows time to have a consultation before treatment begins where a medical intake and consent form will be filled out and we can discuss any questions you may have.
-The possibility of a nick or cut may occur, this is unlikely as every precaution and care is taken to avoid this.
-In some cases patients may experience redness, irritation, blemishes, dryness, acne breakout and/or cold sores.
These side effects are very rare and usually subside in a day or two.
- Reveals healthier, brighter more radiant skin
-Minimises the appearance of fine lines and pigmentation
-Increased absorption of skincare products
-Immediately Smooths skin texture
-Minimises appearance of pores
-Natural treatment with no downtime
-Removes unwanted facial hair
-Treatment time only 45 mins
-Primes the skin for further more invasive treatments.
-Can be performed as a stand alone treatment or combined with a chemical peel and/LED light therapy to further enhance and maximise results.
Dermaplaning is the perfect treatment for anyone who is passionate about retaining a natural glowing, flawless complexion