Dermaplaning – Scottsdale, AZ

What is Dermaplaning (Dermaplane)?

Skin cells die and accumulate on our faces, creating dullness, wrinkles, blemishes, etc. In other words, your skin isn’t glowing.

Dermaplaning is a safe exfoliation procedure that will remove the dead cells, along with that fine, “peach fuzz” hair (vellus hair), from your face.


How Does Dermaplaning Work?

Dermaplaning is a hair removal procedure where an aesthetician or doctor uses a medical-grade scalpel to gently scrape off dead skin cells and vellus hair from the face. Using the scapel held at a 45 degree angle, the blade is brushed along the skin, sort of like shaving with a straight edge. This manual exfoliation procedure is similar in theory to microdermabrasion and also triggers the skin cell regeneration process. It is only performed on the face and not for shaping eyebrows, since eyebrow hair is much thicker. 



Benefits of Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning is considered to be a low-risk procedure and a great way to get that glow back on your face.

Benefits include:

  • Smooth, fine skin
  • Anti-aging
  • Better and more natural complexion
  • Even skin tone
  • Increased effectiveness when you use another skin care product
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Good preparation for other skin treatments, as it allows them to penetrate deeper in to the skin
  • Reduces the appearance of acne scars
  • Reduces the look of fine lines

What Can You Expect From A Dermaplaning Treatment?

  • Easier to apply makeup
  • Doesn’t cause hair to grow back thicker
  • No more peach fuzz
  • Elimination of dead skin cell buildup
  • No downtime
  • Instant results
  • Skin care products are absorbed easier
  • Brighter, softer, glowing skin
  • No pain

What Skin Types Can Utilize Dermaplaning?

This is a service that can be used by almost anyone. If you are interested in getting rid of unwanted facial hair and smoothing your skin by removing dead skin cells and exfoliating the surface of your skin, this is the way to go. Dermaplaning will give you a fresh polished look, faster cell turnover and a smoother texture. This treatment can also help with your beauty regime as it can help skin care products you use penetrate better and deeper. Additionally, your makeup will go on smoother and more evenly. This has long been the best kept secret of Hollywood stars before walking the red carpet. * Want more? Ask about our dermaplane facial!


Who Should Avoid Using Dermaplaning?

Not everyone is a candidate for this treatment. A question that is often asked is, “Can you dermaplane with acne?”. The short answer is that those with active acne or rosacea breakouts should avoid dermaplaning. Skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis could be worsened and you’ll want to stay clear if you are sunburned.

Additionally, people with active and cystic acne are not good candidates for dermaplaning, as it may make your skin more irritated.


How Often Do I Need Dermaplaning?

This depends a lot on your skin type. In general, you’ll want to wait until your skin cells replenish. This is usually 3 to 4 weeks, so most people are able to get one dermaplane done monthly. Those with sensitive skin might limit dermaplaning to once every three months. You can talk with your provider to determine the best schedule for your skin type.

Possible Risks & Side Effects

Dermaplaning is considered to be a low-risk skin care procedure. Possible side effects can include slight redness in your face for up to a few days post treatment.

Because dermaplaning will exfoliate your skin, you are exposing ‘new skin’ and you’ll need to be extra cautious about sun exposure. Too much exposure to the sun could reverse the effects of the treatment. So, if you like to spend time in the sun, you should use caution. For the first couple of weeks after your dermaplane, be sure to use sunscreen.


Does Dermaplaning Hurt?

Although the thought of a razor sharp blade sliding across your face may sound scary, it’s not actually painful at all. It’s similar to shaving. You’ll feel it a little, but it doesn’t hurt.

How Much Does Dermaplaning Cost?

Dermaplane service – $89

Dermaplane Facial – $110 (Learn more about a dermaplane facial here)


Looking for a relaxing facial also? Why not combine it with our relaxation facial for an enhanced experience. Our dermaplane facial includes dermaplane and all the benefits of facial massage, extraction and hand and arm massage.

What is a dermaplane facial? Click HERE to learn more.

Looking to get your skin glowing again? Give us a call to schedule your appointment at 602-737-1339.

If you’re looking for something fun and different when it comes to skin care, Book a Dermaplane Party. Learn more about the Dermaplane Party here.

Want to see dermaplaning in action? Take a look at the video and see how Stacie uses the scalpel to create smooth, beautiful skin.

Interested in a dermaplane treatment? Why not make it fun and invite your friends to a Dermaplane Party?

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Salon SLR - Beauty Made Simply

Stacie Reid is an experienced licensed esthetician specializing in corrective skincare since 2005. She has a genuine passion for helping her clients reach their aesthetic goals and put their best face forward.


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