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What is Dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning is a procedure performed by a licensed aesthetician that exfoliates your skin and helps get rid of dirt, build up and vellus hair, also known as “peach fuzz”.  This is a very popular method to help get smooth skin fast and to see the immediate difference in your skin.  

How does Dermaplaning Work? 

How it works is your licensed professional with take a No. 10 surgical scalpel (sounds much scarier than it is) and hold it at a 45-degree angle and begin scraping to remove the outer layer of skin which contains hair and dead skin. There are two ways to do dermaplaning wet or dry. With wet dermaplaning a skin care oil is applied first to allow the scalpel to glide more easily across the skin but dermaplaning can also be performed dry with no topical products. The procedure is painless and the best part is when you see the cotton at the end with all of your dead skin and hair. It is so satisfying. Dermaplaning can be done as a standalone procedure but most of the time it is added on to a facial or chemical peel.  

Why it is important for you?

Dermaplaning is an amazing low-risk procedure that will give you instant results. Your skin will instantly feel smoother and rejuvenated. You will notice your makeup will go on smoother, your skin will appear brighter, it will help diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, remove dead skin and product build-up and will also help your product post products or chemical peel penetrate deeper.