Ready for silky smooth radiant skin? Dermaplaning is the latest deep exfoliation treatment which removes the outermost layer of dead skin cells and unwanted fine vellus hairs known as ‘peach fuzz’ or ‘baby hairs’. The treatment is completely painless and leaves your face feeling squeaky clean and looking silky smooth.
How does it work?
A sharp, sterile, medical scalpel is carefully and precisely passed over the skin which in turn removes dead skin cells and vellus hair. Once the scalpel has been passed over the skin, an enzyme mask is then applied to remove any excess dead skin cells left behind.
Will I need a consultation before the treatment?
Although this is a quick, non-invasive treatment we still recommend all our clients come for a free consultation. This allows us to discuss your medical history and analyse your skin using our OBERV skin analysis device. This will allow us to create a bespoke treatment plan for you and ensure that Dermaplaning this the right treatment for what you want to achieve.
How much does it cost?
The cost of Dermaplaning depends on the area you get treated, the face alone is £85, face and neck £95 and we give you the option to bolt on a Dermalux treatment at the reduced price of just £25.
How long does it take?
This is a quick treatment which can take as little as 30minutes.
What is the recovery time like?
There is no downtime but the skin may appear a little pink immediately after treatment. You will be able to return to daily activities immediately.
Will I see immediate results?
Yes, your skin will have a glowing appearance and will be completely smooth.
I have sensitive skin can I get this treatment?
This is a great alternative treatment for people who have skin sensitivity to chemical products. During your consultation we can discuss your sensitivity and advise you if this is the right treatment for your skin
Does it hurt?
Although the treatment involves a scalpel, it is non invasive and is completely painless.
Am I the right candidate for this treatment?
Dermaplaning can treat all skin types however there some inflammatory conditions for which we might recommend alternative treatments. This will be discussed when your treatment plan is developed after your consultation.
How often should I get treatment?
For the best lasting results we would recommend you get treatments monthly however you do get great results after a single treatment so you could book this as an occasional treatment.
I don’t have any ‘baby hairs’ but I still want smooth skin is this the right treatment for me?
This treatment provides the ultimate deep exfoliation, if you are lucky enough not to have any fine facial hairs, you will still benefit from the removal of dead skin which Dermaplaning offers.
Won’t my hair grow back thicker and darker?
We have delivered this treatments to a number of models and clients, none of which have reported of thicker or darker hair after treatment. If this is something you are particularly worried about, we can discuss this with you at your consultation along with any other concerns you may have.
Will my skin be broken during treatment?
This treatment involves passing the blade over your skin and should not result in any lesions to the skin.
Can any therapist perform this treatment?
No, this treatment is only available with qualified aesthetic therapists who have completed the specialist training in dermaplaning.
Can this treatment improve the appearance of blackheads?
While this treatment is not specifically for blackhead removal, it does offer deep exfoliation which in turn helps to clean the skin and reduce the associated causes of breakouts. We do offer dermalux as a bolt on to this treatment which has proven benefits to acne prone skin.