Wondering the difference between dermaplaning and microdermabrasion? They are both forms of physical exfoliation, but each method is very different. Microdermabrasion lifts and suctions dead skin cells and debris from clogged pores around the nose, mouth and chin. This leaves the skin feeling smooth and soft. Microdermabrasion devices can exfoliate by having a rough “diamond” tip or by having a form of exfoliant such as sand or walnut shells spun in the tip. Here at Atlanta MediSpa, the microderm treatment is a diamond tip and includes a liquid infusion that hydrates the skin with Rose Oil and Hyaluronic Acid.
Dermaplaning safely removes the top layer of skin, so it is well suited for dry, more sensitive skin types. An added bonus is the removal of vellus hair or “peach fuzz”. A sterile surgical scalpel is placed on the skin and is gently rubbed against the skin. A chemical peel or enzyme may be applied after to achieve increased collagen production and bright, clear skin. A serum such as Flawless Skin Collagen Brightening Serum may be
Microdermabraison and dermaplaning both have very little to no downtime and may be performed before an event. Both methods yield great results for brightening and smoothing the skin, discuss with your Aesthetician today to determine which is best for you.