Microdermabrasion involves a stream of fine micro-particles being blasted across the face by a kind of ‘skin vacuum cleaner’ to help improve the texture and appearance of the skin.
The powder used varies and can include crystals of aluminium salts, sodium bicarbonate, or sodium chloride.
Movement of these crystals under pressure loosens and partially removes the outermost epidermal layer of the skin in a kind of sandpapering effect. Alternatively some systems use “diamond microdermabrasion” where the treatment tip contains tiny diamonds that abrade the skin. Once the outer layer of skin has been removed, the layers of skin beneath increase their production of new skin cells to renew the surface layer. It is a mild treatment causing minimal damage to the surface of the skin and therefore results are subtle and include a freshening in the appearance and improvement in the texture of the skin, and a reduction in the appearance of fine lines or wrinkles.
A powerful exfoliating treatment
A powerful exfoliating treatment used with diamond-tip technology, designed to rejuvenate and restore a natural glow to the skin by removing the upper layer of dead skin cells. The main benefits of this treatment include:
- Simple and painless
- Softens fine lines and wrinkles
- Helps to smooth the skin
- Decreases the appearance of scarring
- Reduces superficial hyper-pigmentation (age spots).