Microdermabrasion: beyond an exfoliation

The skin is exposed daily to environmental factors that produce wrinkles, and spots, mistreating the skin, and accelerating aging. It is also affected by acne and light scars among others.

For the skin to look more youthful, smooth, soft, and luminous, it is necessary to eliminate dead cells. By cleaning the pores, better oxygenation of the skin is achieved, allowing any other treatment that is applied later to obtain better results since it will penetrate the skin better and the effects will be more visible, fast, and lasting.

There are many ways to carry out this renewal process on the skin, but not all of them have the same purpose and intensity and it will also depend on the type of skin where you want to apply. However, the most applied procedure, in fact, even at home with natural products is exfoliation.

However, it is not as effective when looking for renewal and total elimination of dead cells. In this article, we will talk about Microdermabrasion, which is a procedure that goes beyond a simple exfoliation and we will tell you why.

It is an aesthetic procedure of superficial exfoliation used to correct skin imperfections, it adapts to the characteristics of each dermis, so it can be used on delicate skin. It is performed using a small instrument that absorbs dead cells and treats the skin with microcrystals of aluminum or zinc oxide.

Unlike the rest of the exfoliations, microdermabrasion involves more than one session, depending on the skin and its characteristics. Between one session and another, consider time is left for the epidermis to regenerate.

This treatment is painless and ideal for treating stretch marks, small scars, and wrinkles.

When to opt for a Microdermabrasion?

Use this technique or procedure when:

  • Superficial wrinkles are appearing.
  • The presence of pigmented spots makes the skin appear with various shades.
  • Formation of minor scars and stretch marks.
  • You have acne, pimples, blackheads, and scars they leave behind.
  • You have dry and rough skin, due to the sun and the wind.

Results and Benefits of a Microdermabrasion

They are immediate, although it will depend on the type of condition that you want to treat and the type of skin. For example, for blemishes or acne, microdermabrasion will have immediate results, but it will require several sessions to deeply cleanse the skin.

For very dark spots, wrinkles, and scars, the results will be seen after several sessions. However, the results of microdermabrasion are satisfactory and it does not produce significant side effects, they are minimal compared to the benefits obtained, some of the adverse effects are:

  • Irritation, discomfort, and redness in the treated area.
  • Possible infection when the microdermabrasion is applied incorrectly or the application time is exceeded.
  • Edema and darkening of the skin with a bad application or when the treated area is not cared for in the sun.

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