What is Dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning is an exfoliative technique that uses the edge of a sterile surgical scalpel to gently shave the skin surface. It removes dead skin and vellus hair “peach fuzz” from the outer layer of facial skin. Dermaplaning triggers cellular turnover, which allows products to better penetrate the skin. This results in smoother and healthier looking skin.
Why should I consider dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning can be used to smooth the skin surface and reduce uneven skin texture. The procedure does an excellent job in removing the fine hairs which can accumulate dirt and oil on your skin. For enhanced results, dermaplaning can be paired with a chemical peel.
Will dermaplaning cause facial hair to grow back thicker?
The vellus hair or “peach fuzz” that is removed with dermaplaning will not grow back thicker or darker. It will grow back at the same rate and with the same texture as before the procedure.
What can I expect with a treatment?
Dermaplaning is a painless procedure, with no downtime. The procedure is only performed on the face and can be done on all skin types. After the treatment, your skin will be sensitive to sun exposure and might appear a little pink. Be sure to apply sunscreen. You should avoid dermaplaning if you have a current acne flair up.
How often can it be performed?
Treatments are generally spaced 4-6 weeks apart to allow the skin time for complete cellular turnover.
How much does Dermaplaning cost?