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Microdermabrasion

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Microdermabrasion

Non Invasive Exfoliation / Microdermabrasion Sydney

Microdermabrasion is a light cosmetic procedure that uses a mechanical medium for exfoliation to gently remove the outermost layer of dead skin cells from the epidermis. Most commonly, microdermabrasion uses two parts: an exfoliating material like crystals or diamond flakes and a machine based suction to gently lift up the skin during exfoliation. The treatment can be performed on the face, chest, neck, arms or hands. Before we can understand how microdermabrasion does what it does, it’s important to understand how skin works.

Your skin is made up of two main layers, the epidermis and the dermis. The epidermis is the layer closest to the outside world. It’s a set of dead skin cells on top of another layer of cells that are in the process of maturing. The topmost layer is called the stratum corneum. The stratum corneum mostly acts as a barrier between the outside world and the lower skin layers. It keeps all but the smallest molecules from getting through.

Much like brushing one’s teeth, microdermabrasion helps to gently remove skin “plaque” and skin debris. Since human skin typically regenerates at approximately 30 day intervals, skin improvement with microdermabrasion is temporary and needs to be repeated at average intervals of two – four weeks for continued improvement. Multiple treatments in combination with sunscreen, sun avoidance, and other skin care creams yield best results.

How Microdermabrasion Works

Microdermabrasion may be performed to help diminish the appearance of superficial hyperpigmentation, and photo-damage, as well as diminish fine lines, wrinkles, acne, and shallow acne scars.

When you put lotions or creams on your skin, some of the moisture passes through the stratum corneum, but not all of it. This layer is home to many minor skin imperfections like fine wrinkle lines and blemishes. Removing dead skin (startum corneum of the epidermis) will aid in the penetration of skin care products and medications by up to 10-50%. The controlled skin exfoliation delivered by microdermabrasion will allow make-up and self-tanning products to go on much more smoothly.

Microdermabrasion treatment carries minimal to very few possible side effects or complications. However, some patients may experience temporary mild dryness, sun sensitivity, and rarely temporary bruising or scratches in the area of skin treated. Most people immediately return to daily activity after a session. Makeup and non-irritating creams can usually be applied within a few hours or right after microdermabrasion. Since there is an often immediate increased minor skin sensitivity after microdermabrasion, irritating products like glycolic acids, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Retinoid products or fragranced creams and lotions are typically avoided right after the procedure.

Microdermabrasion Procedure

At Laser Sydney our Microdermabrasion facials include the use of only the highest quality organic oxidized crystals combined with the ASAP paradmedical range of products which has the active ingredients required to help prepare your skin for a regenerative facial.

Microdermabrasion Facial Benefits

  • Lightens superficial pigmentation and uneven skin tones
  • Fades away any acne or superficial scarring
  • Refines fine lines and wrinkles and large pores
  • Increases cell turn over to help rejuvenate your skin
  • Allows better absorption of topical products
  • Removes any dull or redundant skin cells
  • Congestion and blackheads
  • Leaves skin smooth, supple and glowing

Note: A series of Micros are recommended to achieve optimal results.
(Usually a course of 6 fortnightly, can be alternated with peels)

Time Single Treatment Series of 6
45 min $80 $480 + BONUS $80 voucher for products

Includes head massage and facial massage. Add On Omnilux LED Light Therapy for $80.

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