What is Dermaplane (Dermaplaning)?
Layers of dead skin cells accumulate on our faces, creating dullness, wrinkles, blemishes, etc. In other words, your skin isn’t glowing.
Dermaplaning is a form of exfoliation that removes dead skin cells, along with the peach fuzz (vellus hair), from your face.
How Does Dermaplaning Work?
Dermaplaning is a procedure where a medical-grade scalpel is used by an aesthetician or doctor to scrape off dead skin cells and vellus hair. The procedure is similar in theory to microdermabrasion and also triggers the skin cell regeneration process.
Benefits of Dermaplaning
Because dermaplaning is a physical exfoliation, it triggers the cell regeneration process and allows skincare products to penetrate the skin better.
Excess fine hairs can accumulate oil and dirt. Removing these hairs and dead skin cells, you will have healthier, glowing skin that has a smoother look and feel.
Another benefit of dermaplaning is that you don’t need to plan for any downtime. Any redness or sensitivity of the skin usually clears up within 2 to 3 days.
Possible Risks & Side Effects
Dermaplaning is considered to be a low-risk procedure. Possible side effects can include slight redness in your face for up to a few days post treatment.
Because you are exposing ‘new skin’ after a dermaplane treatment, you’ll need to be extra cautious about sun exposure. Too much exposure to the sun could reverse the effects of the treatment. For the first couple of weeks after your treatment, be sure to apply sunscreen, if you are going to be in the sun.
How Much Does Dermaplan Cost?
Dermaplane service is $89.