Top 3 Questions About Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning is an effective exfoliating treatment in which an aesthetician uses a surgical scalpel to gently scrape off any dead skin cells on the surface of your skin.

It helps remove the buildup of dead skin and microscopic hairs which can make your complexion appear dull, flaky, and can even cause breakouts due to clogged pores and hair follicles.

Question 1: Won’t the hair grow back thicker and darker?

No. There are different types of hair that grow on the body; vellus hair and terminal hair. Vellus hair is found on most areas of the body except palms, soles, lips and genital areas, whereas terminal hairs are found on the scalp, underarms and pubic region. The soft and fine vellus hair grows back at the same rate and texture.

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Question 2: Am I a good candidate for dermaplaning?

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Dermaplaning can be used for any skin type and anyone with acne scars, dull skin, dry skin, sun-damaged skin, and aging skin showing fine lines and wrinkles.

Question 3: How long is the treatment, and how often can I have it done?

Dermaplaning takes anywhere between 30-45 minutes and can be performed every 3-4 weeks. The treatment itself removes approximately 21 days worth of dead skin so it is important to let your skin rejuvenate before your next appointment.

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