WHAT IS MICRODERMABRASION, AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
Microdermabrasion uses a minimally abrasive instrument—either microparticles or a diamond-tipped wand—to gently buff the skin, removing the topmost layer. A vacuum then sucks up the exfoliated skin cells.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
Microdermabrasion removes pore-clogging, complexion-dulling dead skin cells, revealing a new layer of fresher, smoother skin underneath. The process may also boost collagen production and help firm up wrinkles over time.
HOW LONG DOES THE PROCEDURE TAKE?
Most treatments last about 30 minutes. Microdermabrasion can also be incorporated into a longer facial service, during which it removes skin to help serums penetrate more deeply.
IS THERE ANY DOWNTIME?
The skin may have some redness and swelling after a microderm treatment, but it should subside within a few hours. Later, the skin may be flaky and dry for several days.