Microdermabrasion in Utah is safe for almost everyone. By removing cells from your outermost layer of skin, microdermabrasion promotes new cells to regenerate more quickly than they would ordinarily. The result is skin that looks firmer, more toned and more youthful.
Microdermabrasion is typically used on these areas:
- face, including neck, jawline, cheekbones, forehead
Uses and Benefits
Microdermabrasion has been found as an effective treatment for:
- stretch marks
- uneven skin tone
Microdermabrasion may require repeated treatment sessions for you to see desired results. The amount of time you spend getting the treatment can vary depending on its purpose and your expectations.
One of the most common reasons people use microdermabrasion is to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles that can happen from natural aging, stress, and sun damage or photoaging.
One small study in showed that women who had the treatment once a week for a period of six weeks experienced increased brightness and decreased yellowness at the site of microdermabrasion. They also noticed a decrease in the visibility of their wrinkles.
The location of your wrinkles and the amount of treatments you receive will determine how effective results will be. Following a skin care routine will improve your results.
Treat age spots and uneven pigmentation
Some people try microdermabrasion for treatment of hyperpigmentation. This can refer to melasma, or any type of aging spots or darker patches on your skin.
Microdermabrasion isn’t recommended if you have an active breakout of acne or irritated skin.
Microdermabrasion is recommended by some dermatologists as a treatment for improving your skin’s conditioning and making pores less visible.
An aesthetician experienced with microdermabrasion can help you decide on a treatment plan.
Microdermabrasion won’t work on an active breakout — in fact, it could aggravate your symptoms and make the breakout last longer, depending on what triggers your acne.
It’s also been demonstrated as effective for decreasing the visibility of acne scars. Keep in mind that microdermabrasion won’t be able to erase deep acne scars.
Microdermabrasion is as effective as other popular topical treatments, including tretinoin cream, for the treatment of stretch marks.
Microdermabrasion encourages cell turnover, which can speed your skin’s ability to healing. That could be why the treatment is especially effective when stretch marks first appear.
How does microdermabrasion work?
Microdermabrasion is a cosmetic procedure that exfoliates your skin cells. This process is performed by a skin care professional using a special microdermabrasion device.