What should you not do after microdermabrasion?
AVOID scratching or picking at the treatment area. DO NOT use any harsh chemicals, rub or tan your skin for at least one week following the procedure. Avoid facial waxing, use of depilatory creams, electrolysis, IPL or any other laser procedure for at least two weeks after your treatment.
What does your face look like after microdermabrasion?
After microdermabrasion, your skin will be pink and feel dry and tight (like sunburn or windburn) for about 24 hours. Use moisturizer and broad spectrum sunscreen. Some types of makeup should not be applied for at least 24 hours after the procedure.
Is a microdermabrasion good for acne?
Microdermabrasion may be very useful for people with active acne, mild acne discoloration, pick marks, and very superficial or raised acne scars. Dermatologists use microdermabrasion to help unclog pores and clear acne.
What microdermabrasion does to your face?
Microdermabrasion treatments use a minimally abrasive instrument to gently sand your skin, removing the thicker, uneven outer layer, and has many benefits. This type of skin rejuvenation is used to treat light scarring, discoloration, sun damage and stretch marks.
How long do microdermabrasion results last?
The results from this exfoliating treatment can last for about one month at a time, or sometimes longer if your skin condition is good.
Can microdermabrasion go wrong?
Microdermabrasion can be used on all skin types and tones with little to no risk. Although it physically exfoliates the skin’s outer layer, it does so without damaging the epidermis. Because the epidermis isn’t compromised, there are no long-term complications arising from this procedure.
Can microdermabrasion make skin worse?
Microdermabrasion stimulates cell renewal and draws out impurities from deep within your pores. Unfortunately, these factors combined with the fact that the treatments sometimes cause a healing crisis within the skin can lead to spots!
How long does it take for your face to heal after microdermabrasion?
Recovery time varies and depends on the extent of your treatment. It generally takes 7 to 10 days for your skin to heal. It may take up to three months for the pink color to completely fade.
Do you see results after one microdermabrasion?
You will begin to see some changes in your skin immediately after the first treatment session. Your skin will be more vibrant and have a youthful glow right away.
Does microdermabrasion facial hurt?
So, to answer the question we started with: Microdermabrasion doesn’t hurt. You may feel a mild discomfort at most. The procedure has been compared to the rough lick of a cat’s tongue. Some say it feels like a gritty facial massage, and others say they feel a minor tugging on the skin.