Mechanical exfoliation, or Microdermabrasion, involves the use of equipment that sprays fine mineral crystals onto the skin and simultaneously vacuums them back up. These fine crystals gently remove the old outer layers of the skin, which are also vacuumed back into the machine.
Gently removing the old epidermis improves skin texture and luminosity, circulation and elasticity. It can often decrease pore size, remove fine lines and reverse sun-damage.
Microdermabrasion is appropriate for all skin types and persons of all ages. This is a safe, non-invasive procedure for both treatment or as part of a program of preventive maintenance. Microdermabrasion should be combined with an appropriate Skin Care protocol.
A microdermabrasion treatment takes only 15-20 minutes and is commonly done every few weeks or on a monthly schedule.