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Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning, sometimes calles Dermablading or DermaLeveling, was once an aesthetic trade secret in the modeling industry.  Excellent as on its own or combined with hydrating facials, or chemical peels, dermaplaning gently removes the outer most layer of dead skin cells on the face.  Our highly trained Medical Aesthetician manually exfoliates the treatment area using a 10 gauge scalpel.  Vellus hair, also referred to as peach fuzz, is also removed during the treatment.  The immediate result is fresh, bright skin and a smoother look and feel to the skin.  This treatment is recommended for all skin types with the exception of those who suffer from acne.

Benefits of Dermaplaning:

  • Reduction of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Diminished appearance of deep acne scars
  • Smoother, brighter complexion
  • Removes fine vellus facial hair or “peach fuzz”
  • Enhanced penetration of skin care products
  • Exfoliation alternative for those with sensitive skin
  • Can be combined with other procedures such as chemical peel or Photofacial.

Dermaplaning Frequently Asked Questions

How is this Dermaplaning performed?

By holding the skin taut, a sterile 10 gauge blade is stroked across the skin at a 45 degree angle exfoliating dry skin cells and vellus hair.

Is Dermaplaning safe?

This treatment is extremely safe when performed by an experienced Medical Aesthetician. It is comparable to a man shaving his face.

Will the vellus hair grow back thicker after Dermaplaning?

No. It is physiologically impossible for vellus hair, also known as peach-fuzz, to grow back thicker. Vellus hair when cut or removed will grow back the same as the structure of the hair does not become damaged, it is unchanged.

Can Dermaplaning be performed with Chemical Peels or Photofacial?

Absolutely, it is often recommended.

How often can this procedure be performed?

Monthly. Dermaplaning removes 21 days worth of dead skin cells. It is best to allow the skin to complete its rejuvenation cycle before your next Dermaplaning treatment.

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