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Microdermabrasion

Rejuvenate and refresh your skin just like that.

Microdermabrasion is a quick, pain-free and non-invasive procedure that can give you smoother, more youthful skin with no downtime.

What is Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is a minimally invasive resurfacing procedure which refreshes the skin by carefully buffing the dead surface layer away to help reveal the fresh new skin. Microdermabrasion uses tiny crystals or other exfoliating surfaces to perform this task. When you remove the stratum corneum or the top layer of skin, the body interprets it as an injury. It then quickly replaces the lost skin cells with new, healthy ones.

What is Microdermabrasion effective for?

It can improve the appearance of sun-damaged skin, wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, acne scarring, melasma, and other skin-related concerns and conditions. Microdermabrasion is considered a safe procedure for most skin types and colours. The following are a list of conditions where microdermabrasion has been shown to be an effective treatment.

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Hyper-pigmentation, age spots and brown spots
  • Enlarged pores and blackheads
  • Acne scars
  • Scar management
  • Stretch marks
  • Dull-looking skin complexion
  • Uneven skin tone and texture
  • Sun damage
Is microdermabrasion safe?

Yes. As with all treatments that penetrate the skin or disrupt the skin’s surface, the safest procedure will be carried out by a trained professional. In fact, many people choose microdermabrasion over chemical peels and laser treatment because it is generally safer and more cost-effective.

The procedure may be a little uncomfortable but shouldn’t hurt. However, your skin will be slightly tender afterwards and a bit red.

What to expect after Microdermabrasion?

There is little to no downtime after Microdermabrasion. You should be able to resume your daily activities immediately. Keep your skin hydrated and use gentle skincare products. Avoid using topical acne medications for at least one day after treatment. Your skin can be more sensitive to the sun in the few weeks after the treatment so its extremely important to protect your skin.

You can expect to see noticeable results immediately after the procedure. The number of microdermabrasion sessions needed will depend on the severity of your skin concerns as well as your expectations.

Most dermatologists recommend around every four weeks. And the best results are usually seen by people in the early stages of ageing, between 35 and 50.

Are there any possible side effects?

Common side effects of Microdermabrasion include mild tenderness, swelling, and redness. These generally go away within a few hours after treatment. You might be advised to use to minimize dry and flaky skin. Minor bruising /grazing may also rarely occur. This is mostly caused by the suction process during the treatment.

How much does microdermabrasion cost?

Depending on the specialist you visit, treatments can cost between $80 – $150 for one session. To discuss the cost for the specific area you would like treated contact our team today for an obligation free quote. We also offer laybuy so you can experience the benefits of our treatments now and pay later.

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