What is Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning is a misunderstood facial treatment. Available for both women and men, dermaplaning is a Dermaplaning is a procedure that exfoliates your skin and gets rid of dirt and "peach fuzz" called, vellus hair.

Dermaplaning is an exfoliation treatment that involves gently scraping the face with a medical-grade scalpel to remove the very top layer of skin by removing dead skin cells and the fine vellus hairs, leaving the surface of the face ultra smooth. By stimulating the development of new skin cells, this type of exfoliation assists new skin rising to the surface. It leaves clients with a more youthful and dewy face. No harsh chemicals are used for the treatment, some aestheticians will perform dry (no product) or with oil. There is literally no downtime or pain.

The Benefits of Dermaplaning

The exfoliation and hair removal can leave your skin brighter and smoother. The treatment can soften fine lines and wrinkles, ease hyperpigmentation, or uneven skin tone. It’s also used to treat deep acne scars. How well it works really depends on your skin type, tone, and medical history.

Risks and Side Effects

Most people have little to no irritation or reaction. Some clients may experience some short-term side effectssuch as pink or red skin tone, slight tingling or burning sensation for 24 hours post treatment. 

It’s not common for your hair to grow back thicker or darker. But in rare cases, dark hair may grow near your chin or “sideburns.”

Dermaplaning is not recommended if you have inflammatory skin conditions such as, acne, rosacea, psoriasis or eczema.