When most people complain about their skin, they complain because it looks rough. Their skin may have some fine lines and wrinkles. Their skin might also be rough to the touch. Another problem, especially for women, is the development of peach fuzz on their face. While there are a lot of options available to treat these skin conditions, one of the best-known and safest procedures is dermaplaning.
Dermaplaning is a procedure whereby the epidermis is exfoliated. This removes dead skin, dirt and other particles that have built up in the skin. When a person hears the term dermaplaning, in their mind they may connect it to dermabrasion. Dermabrasion can be a very invasive procedure that can have negative effects on a person’s skin.
Dermaplaning, on the other hand, is a different procedure. It involves gently shaving off the epidermis skin. It is a very fast procedure that has little to no side effects. This is one of the reasons why it has gained popularity in the cosmetic world across the United States. The procedure is performed by using a very sharp scalpel and a very delicate hand. The professional who performs the procedure lightly abrades the surface of the patient’s skin. They do this by using very light and carefully-feathered strokes.
There are so many benefits to using this procedure to get rid of dead skin on the epidermis. One of the benefits is that the procedure can be used by anyone, even pregnant women or women who are nursing. This is a plus because many peeling agents that are used during chemical peels cannot be used by pregnant or nursing women.
Dermaplaning is the procedure of choice for individuals who have a lot of peach fuzz that has developed on their face. This is because when a person has a lot of peach fuzz, they usually also have a collection of dirt and oil in their follicles. Once this hair is gently removed, the patient is left with healthier-looking skin.
Some are worried that using dermaplaning to remove peach fuzz will only cause it to grow back heavier. However, it will grow back at the same speed and with the same texture as before the treatment.
Dermaplaning is a wonderful tool. It can help make your skin look and feel more alive. It can remove some of the premature signs of aging and give your face the smoothness that you have always wanted. To learn more about how this aesthetic treatment can benefit you, visit RidgeView Dermatology, with offices in Forest, Lynchburg and Smith Mountain Lake. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.