What is dermaplaning?

If you want to reveal your healthier skin, then Dermaplaning can help you with it. The procedure is aimed at removing the dead skin layers and revealing the healthier skin which is hidden. Dermaplaning also helps in improving the skincare products penetration, and prepping the skin for additional procedures like laser treatments and peels.

Who can take up Dermaplaning Treatment?

You may consider dermaplaning procedure for skin problems and concerns such as…

  • Acne Scars
  • Actinic keratosis (scaly skin patches which can lead to skin cancer)
  • Dull or dry skin
  • Light soft hair on your face (Peach fuzz
  • Skin damaged by sun exposure
  • Fine lines (Wrinkles)

How the dermaplaning procedure is done?

Dermaplaning doesn’t require general anesthesia, but the expert doctor after thorough examination may put a numbing cream or spray on your face about half an hour before the procedure.

Dermaplaning is painless. But it might cause a stinging sensation on your skin.

You will have your hair and skin cells removed using a special instrument known as a dermatome. It looks like an electric razor and has a blade that moves back and forth across your skin.

The expert doctor Your healthcare provider uses a similar instrument to remove hair and cells. The blade of the dermatome is tiny and moves back and forth across your skin. It doesn’t cut into your skin, but it gently shaves off the top layers of it.

Afterwards, they may apply a soothing gel or ointment to your skin to reduce redness, swelling, or irritation. The dermatome may be used on any area of the body.

The procedure duration depends on the size of the area being treated.