This treatment is a cosmetic procedure that uses a mechanical process for exfoliation to gently remove the outermost layer of dead skin cells from the epidermis. Most often, microdermabrasion is carried out using two complementary processes. An exfoliating material such as crystals or diamond flakes. Also a machine based suction to gently lift up the skin during exfoliation.
It is a non-invasive procedure and is carried out in our salon by a trained skin care professional. Our salon machines use adjustable suction to improve the efficiency of the abrasion tool.
Microdermabrasion is a fairly simple, easy, painless, non-invasive, skin rejuvenation procedure using a combination of a fine abrasive tip or crystals and vacuum suction applied to the skin. Typically there are no needles or anaesthetics required for microdermabrasion. The vacuum pressure and speed are adjusted depending on the sensitivity and tolerance of the skin.
Microdermabrasion is often compared to the feeling of a cat licking the skin- a rough but gentle texture. Typically, microdermabrasion sessions can last anywhere from 5-60 minutes and we arrange the treatment to suit you.
Minimal to no recovery time is needed following microdermabrasion treatment. Most people walk out and go straight about their everyday business. Some people feel the need to have a rest after treatment but this is rare. Makeup and non-irritating creams can usually be applied within a few hours or straight after the treatment.
Is there a downside to Microdermabrasion?
As there is increased minor skin sensitivity after microdermabrasion, irritating products such as glycolic acids, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Retinoid products as well as fragranced creams and lotions are best avoided straight after the procedure.
Why not call or pop in for a free consultation or talk to us before you decide what you want to have done. We’re friendly, reliable and can talk things through and answer any questions you might have, no pressure, ever!