If the increase in exposure to sunlight that comes at this time of year brings on problems such as uneven pigmentation, blocked pores, blackheads and dryness, it might be time to consider a course of non-invasive spa treatment that can really clear up your complexion: microdermabrasion.
How does microdermabrasion work?
Microdermabrasion treatment is a chemical-free procedure which effectively and safely removes layers of dead skin cells, with the use of a cutting-edge handset that deploys a harmless jet of non-allergenic crystals. Not only does this treatment give your skin an instant appearance of healthy rejuvenation, it also encourages your skin to produce a new layer – which stimulates blood flow and increases vital collagen and elastin production.
What does the procedure involve?
Your practitioner will invite you to a consultation, where your skin type will be determined, your individual needs will be taken into consideration, and a treatment plan will be sketched out. You could have a single session to clear up surface flaws, or a course of treatments that will get to the route of your skin problems – it’s your choice.
Microdermabrasion sessions begin with the use of a gel cleanser to ensure the skin is clean and dry, and then the handset effectively and painlessly sloughs away dead skin cells. A post-treatment application of a neutral pH moisturiser prevents the fresh top layer of skin from peeling and drying out.
After a 30-minute microdermabrasion treatment, you will be advised to avoid sun damage by using a moisturiser with an SPF, but that’s pretty much the sum total of your post-treatment regime. It’s a walk-in, walk-out treatment, meaning you’ll be able to return to your day-to-day duties immediately.
Interested? Consult our microdermabrasion page to book a consultation.