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Dermaplaning is something thats been around quite some time and is all the rage! Until recently it was only allowed in medical type settings. Now fully trained Licensed Aestheticians are able to perform this amazing procedure in there treatment room as well. Dermaplane immediately rejuvenates the skin instantly making it feel soft. Giving you a dewy glow by removing the outermost layer of dead skin cells and fine vellus hair (peach fuzz). It is also highly effective in minimizing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and acne scars while leaving the skin smooth, supple and vibrant. Dermaplane is wonderful for those allergic, extremely sensitive, or reactive to waxing of the face. Prepping the skin prior to chemical peels, enzyme treatments and to help increase penetration of active ingredients in treatment rooms and home care products.
What does Dermaplaning mean?
Dermaplaning is a controlled scraping of the skin using a sterile, stainless steel, surgical blade held at a 45 degree angle for the removal of dead skin cells on the outer layer of skin and fine vellus hair.
Who can perform Dermaplaning?
A licensed aesthetician who has been professionally trained can perform the treatment.
What is the technique?
This technique is safely performed by using a specialized sterile surgical instrument. Once the skin is properly prepped, the technician holds the skin taut and gently scrapes the skin with the blade held at a 45 degree angle.
Is it safe?
It is extremely safe when performed by a professionally trained aesthetician utilizing Dermaplane Professinal tools ONLY.
True or False: Once the vellus hair is removed it will grow back thicker?
No, this is physiologically impossible. The soft, fine vellus hair will grow back slowly – usually in about 4 weeks.
Can Dermaplaning cause the skin to bleed?
Yes, excessive scraping, nicks and cuts can cause bleeding. That is why it is very important to have professional training, using the correct tool and have hands-on practice before performing this treatment on clients.
What areas can be treated?
Dermaplaning is performed on the face ONLY. You should not Dermaplane the eyelids, neck or chest. Sometimes technicians who are still learning practice on arms and legs as the skin is tougher in these areas.
How often can this procedure be performed?
Dermaplaning can be performed every 3 to 5 weeks. Treating the skin in this manner actually removes about 2 to 3 weeks worth of dead skin cells. The technician should allow the skin to complete its normal skin cycle of approximately 30 days before repeating the treatment.
Can Dermaplaning be performed with a chemical peel?
Yes. Dermaplaning is an excellent way to prep the skin for a chemical peel.
Does the skin actually peel from Dermaplaning?
No. When Dermaplaning is performed as a prep for a chemical peel the visible exfoliation that the client sees will be as a result of the peel used in the treatment.
Who can be treated?
All skin types can benefit from Dermaplaning. Typically, clients over 35 are the best candidates and will return for regular treatments. It is highly addictive! Men can be Dermaplaned on non-beard areas only.
Who cannot be treated?
Clients with active acne outbreaks or cold sores should not be treated until lesions are healed. Dermaplaning is great for diminishing acne scars but should not be performed during active outbreaks. Clients with bleeding disorders or difficulty clotting should not be treated. Clients with diabetes not under control by diet or medication should not be treated. Clients undergoing cancer treatment should also not be treated.
Is there any downtime after Dermaplaning?
No, that’s one of the benefits. The skin instantly has a healthier glow and feels amazingly soft, plus makeup glides on effortlessly for a flawless finish. This is a must have procedure before an important event!
Skin Tip – Did You Know…
There are two types of hair that grow on our bodies: Vellus hair is the thin, fine, soft hair that typically covers the entire body. Terminal hair is the course hair that grows on the head, face in men, underarms, legs and pubic areas.
Dermaplaning, waxing, tweezing or any other depilatory form of hair removal cannot alter the type of hair grown in any given area.