Refresh your skin for that glowing look with microdermabrasion
microdermabrasion There are several ways that one can get a glowing look to their skin. Something as minimal as a facial will work but it is important to exfoliate the skin in order to get cell turnover and for the skin to produce more collagen. Collagen production is what keeps the skin looking young. So the best question would be: What is the best way to exfoliate the skin? A skin care specialist can give one answers to this question and there are many ways that this article will focus on. Also, a home care regimen is very important.
The most common way is a glycolic peel. This method is relatively inexpensive and can be done monthly. The cost ranges from $85-$95 and comes with a facial. It is important to wear a sunscreen after having this treatment. The glycolic peel comes in a 35% or 40% and is prescribed depending on one’s skin type. There are stronger chemical peels available such as salicylic acid. All peels are designed to sluff off dead skin, regenerate new skin and promote collagen regeneration .
The next most effective way to sluff off old skin is a microdermabrasion treatment. Microdermabrasion treatments give many other benefits such as it improves imperfections, blemishes, hyperpigmentation and wrinkles. Microdermabrasion treatments are best done in a series of treatments ranging from 3-8 and can be done from every 7-10 days. They are relatively inexpensive for the results ranging at about $105 per treatment. Many companies give a price break if you buy 6 or more treatments at once.
At home care is essential after getting either a chemical peel or a microdermabrasion treatment. Although one’s skin may feel great after the treatment the top layer has just been removed. Therefore the potential for sun damage is greater than ever. A SPF of 50+ is recommended. The skin is also ready to accept moisturizers so it is important to nourish the skin. There are serums with loads of Vitamin C or A that have great benefits. A skin care specialist can guide an individual to the type of serum and moisturizer that would be best suited to their individual skin type. Here are some great before and after images:
There are thousands of images on google some very dramatic. The results are very amazing. We at Studio 229 Hair Design and Spa offer microdermabrasion at a 15% discount if 3 sessions are purchased and at a 20% discount if 6 sessions are purchased.