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How Does Microdermabrasion Work? What Type of Results Can I Expect From Microderm?

Microderm is a procedure where tiny particles ‘sand’ or ‘polish’ the skin and remove the scarred and discolored epidermal tissue. It is almost an instant procedure which is also called the lunchtime facial as it quickly but gently clears the skin leaving it fresh, glowing and younger looking.

Microdermabrasion is a cosmetic procedure, which is done in spas and doctors rooms. The dead skin of the face is removed by gentle abrasion using various items like diamond or sand or jets of fine organic particles, aluminum oxide crystals and the like. The dead skin is removed using a hand piece through which the abrasive particles come. It is a mechanical procedure, which does not need any anesthesia and is relaxing and painless. It takes a very short time, just half an hour or a little more. The patient is left with a much better skin, which is instantly noticeable, and she can continue with her work without stopping or taking time to recover .

It has become such a popular procedure that there are more and more innovations done to improve the procedure and make it better and faster. There are different methods. Using diamond or crystals is common. Crystal microdermabrasion is traditional and consists of tiny crystals which are blasted on to the skin to perform the exfoliating process lunchtime results. This method is widely used. In the diamond microdermabrasion method, crystals are not used. Instead a diamond tipped head makes contact with the skin and removes the dead skin. Home microdermabrasion is becoming popular. It is cheap and easy to do and can produce good and satisfactory results. Tough these methods are hand operated they can be done mechanically as well.

The skin is the largest organ, which protects us, regulates our body temperature and is a very important and essential part of our body. Every day millions of skin cells die and fall off and are replaced by new cells from beneath the outer layer of the skin. This process slows down as we age and the skin gets blotchier and wrinkles get formed. This makes our faces look old and tired. Microdermabrasion clears the dead skin and makes the skin produce fresh cells, which give the face a younger, healthier and radiant look. This is a quick, safe and cheap procedure, which is within the reach of anyone and everyone.