treat any clients under
the age of 18.
Microdermabrasion is an exfoliating treatment designed to brighten tired, dull skin and to smooth away the early signs of lines or wrinkles. It’s the ultimate rescue remedy for fine scarring, clogged and congested or city-tired skin. This gentle treatment provides an instant refining result. At DestinationSkin, we treat the face and some body areas with Microdermabrasion.
How does microdermabrasion work?
Microdermabrasion is a form of skin treatment that uses a controlled flow of medical-grade aluminium oxide crystals to remove dead skin cells. The crystals exfoliate and reveal fresh skin cells on the surface, leaving your skin feeling soft and smooth.
To start your microdermabrasion treatment, your skin will be cleansed and prepped before your practitioner applies the crystals to your skin using a hand piece.
Whilst the crystals gently buff your skin, the gentle vacuum stimulates the underlying epidermis to promote new collagen production – invigorating blood flow to the surface. Your practitioner will then then apply a mask and serums post treatment to leave your skin feeling hydrated and silky smooth. Lastly, an SPF is applied.
Take a look at a microdermabrasion treatment in action at one of our clinics:
Why should I have microdermabrasion?
This is one of DestinationSkin’s favourite treatments, not only because the results are instant but also because your practitioner can combine microdermabrasion treatment with our skin peels to reveal even more impressive results.
Microdermabrasion is a great introductory treatment to the world of advanced skincare solutions, and it can be a great add-on to our other treatments such as a laser facial and collagen treatments using IPL.
Microdermabrasion is also great to have in between treatments to remove the top layer of dead skin so can be alternated with skin peels laser and EDS or dermaroller to enhance the results even further.
As it’s a quick and easy treatment to perform with no recovery time, a microdermabrasion treatment can fit into your lunch break,. You could even come in after work to get that deep cleansed and super smooth feeling ready for an evening out or an event (or come in to get that feeling just because you want to!).
We can also perform microdermabrasion on your back to remove dead skin cells and leave your skin silky smooth.
What areas of my body can be treated with microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion treatment is great for the face, but can also be performed other areas of your body. The most common of these is the back, as this is an area which often gets forgotten about, which can lead to a build up of excess dead skin cells over time. Other hard to reach areas can suffer in this way too, leaving your skin looking dull. Microdermabrasion can tackle dull skin by removing the dead skin cells from these trickier areas, leaving your skin feeling soft and smooth.
What results can I expect from microdermabrasion?
Immediately after your microdermabrasion treatment, your skin will feel smooth and refreshed. Your skin will also look brighter, as the dead skin cells will have been exfoliated off, leaving fresh skin with renewed skin cells. Sometimes immediately after treatment the skin can appear flushed – this is due to the increased blood flow on the surface of the skin, which will create new collagen and stimulate hydration.
Pre-treatment advice for microdermabrasion
Prior to the treatment, please advise the clinic of any recent sun exposure, or application of fake tan. Avoid using retinol, glycolic or salycylic acid products for 1 – 2 weeks prior to treatment.
Before and afters
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|Course of 3 treatments
|CUSTOMISED FACIALS |
A thorough cleanse of your skin using cosmeceutical grade products specifically tailored to treat your concerns.
A quick non-invasive exfoliating treatment that buffs away dead skin cells and eliminates dull tired patches, revealing fresh new glowing skin.
|SKIN RE-SURFACERS & CHEMICAL SKIN PEELS|
Popular with celebrities, skin resurfacers & chemical skin peels, offer a far more effective solution to combatting dull, dry and dehydrated skin. Using active ingredients such as hyarlounic acid to increase the moisture levels in your skin
leaving you with a beautiful, healthy, youthful glow.
|MICRO-NEEDLING (Genuine Dermaroller and Electronic Dermastamp)|
A highly effective treatment using a small handheld device that stimulates collagen and increase your skins natural moisture levels, leaving you with plump, radiant and firm skin.
How many microdermabrasion treatments will I need?
Depending on your concern, the number of treatments will be advised in your consultation. Microdermabrasion is a great starting treatment for many skin concerns, including dull and lifeless skin. If you are looking to achieve maximum results, a course of treatments is needed between 3 – 6 sessions, and then to progress onto other types of treatments which will enhance the skin further.
After this treatment, we always recommend the use of the Agera Microderma System, which uses small vitamin C crystals and lactic acid to gently exfoliate and brighten the skin. This will enhance and maintain the effects of ypur treatment.
Q: How much recovery time is needed after microdermabrasion?
A: No recovery time is needed for this treatment.
Q: How is microdermabrasion different from other treatments?
A: Microdermabrasion is a step up from a conventional facial because we manually deep cleanse and stimulate collagen. It helps remove congestion without the need for manual extractions that can cause too much trauma to the skin, and potentially scarring.
Q: Is microdermabrasion safe?
A: No hazardous chemicals are used in this treatment, so there is minimal risk involved.
Q: How do I know if I’m suitable?
A: As this is an entry-level treatment, it’s suitable for all skin types. However, it would not be advised for anyone experiencing broken capillaries or an acne breakout on the skin’s surface.
Q: What happens during the treatment?
A: A hand piece is passed over the skin up three times. This hand piece dispenses the crystals onto the skin and they are then removed again using a vacuum.
Q: What does the treatment feel like?
A: The treatment can feel a little scratchy with a sucking sensation. However, there is minimal discomfort.
Q: What happens after the treatment?
A: After the treatment, we remove all crystals from the skin and usually apply a mask, some serums and an SPF.
Q: How quickly will I notice results?
A: You’ll be able to feel a difference to your skin straight after the treatment, and you’ll also notice the skin’s brighter look.
What our clients say
I’ve relied on microderm for years to help keep my skin soft and smooth, I often like to come after my holiday to shed those dead layers of skin. Sometimes I might combine with a vitamin c peel or masque to help boost my skin and give it a nice glow
What our clients say
With my wedding coming up and my dress being backless, I was aware of how dull my back was. After having the microdermabrasion treatment, my back looked instantly brighter! I now have this treatment every 3 months to keep the soft feeling”
What our team say
Microderm is great for those wanting to dip their toe into the world of aesthetics. It’s a great introductory treatment which can be had all year round to thoroughly deep cleanse. Usually everyone is suitable and you can really feel the difference on your skin straight away!
Charlotte – Clinic Manager