Dermaplaning - Frequently Asked Questions
What is Dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning removes the baby fine (vellus) hair along with the outermost layer of dead/dry skin on your face leaving you with a radiant, glowing finish!
How is it done?
Dermaplaning is done on freshly cleansed skin with a 10 blade scalpel held at a steady, precise angle. As the blade glides over your face it removes matte peach fuzz and dead skin cells leaving you with smooth, youthful looking skin!
Does it hurt?
Dermaplaning doesn’t hurt at all. It's actually a very relaxing eperience and is a gentle way to instantly brighten your skin!
Will the hair grow back darker or more coarse?
Vellus hair acts differently compared to the darker hair on our body; it doesn’t grow back thicker nor does it change color.
Why should I try it?
If you want a flawless, luminous finish this service is for you! Dermaplaning creates a clean canvas for your skin care products and makeup application. You’ll notice your moisturizer, serum, and tonics absorb better and your makeup applies smoother!
What types of skin can this treatment be done on?
Dermaplaning can be done on just about any skin type except for acneic or crepey skin. It is especially beneficial to those with dry or dehydrated skin and is a great alternative if you have roseca and can't use exfoliants.
How long does it last?
Results typically last 3 weeks. You can expect your results to last anywhere from 2-4 weeks depending upon your hair re-growth cycle.
What does pre & post care consist of?
Avoid sweating, excessive makeup, direct sunlight or tanning 24 hours prior to and post treatment as irritation may occur. Chemical peels, Retin A, Alpha hydroxy or Beta hydroxy acid must not be used one week prior to and post treatment. If any sensitivities occur, mix a 1:1 ratio of aloe and hydrocortison, apply twice a day.