The Buzz (and Fuzz) About Dermaplaning

What Is Dermaplaning?

 

Dermaplaning is a type of physical exfoliation done with a surgical blade. The blade glides across the skin to scrape off any dead skin and most importantly, vellus hairs, or peach fuzz as it's more commonly named. Dermaplaning gives the skin an instant glow and makes makeup go on smoother, and skincare products penetrate better. These benefits combined with zero downtime make for the perfect pick me up treatment.

 

Busting The Biggest Hair Removal Myth

 

Most peoples biggest concern with any form of hair removal is the idea that their hair is not only going to grow back, but grow back darker and thicker. This is a myth! Hair growth starts deep in the skin, and shaving it off in any fashion isn't going to change the way it grows. The reason that hair seems thicker and darker when it is shaved off is because hair naturally grows to a fine point, but when we shave it off we create a blunt edge, and we feel that edge as "stubble" when the hair grows back. The hair isn't actually thicker, we just feel more of it. Dermaplaning will not cause your hair to grow back darker and/or thicker, and the results will far outweigh the fear.

 

Who's A Dermaplaning Candidate?

 

Pretty much anyone with skin is a candidate for dermaplaning. All skin tones and types can benefit from dermaplaning and the only contraindicaton is active acne, because the blade can nick breakouts and spread bacteria, slow down healing, and irritate the skin. It is suggested to simply wait until the breakout has cleared before getting a treatment.

 

At Jazzi Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine we like to combine dermaplaning with treatments such as peels and vitamin facials to up the results, and the relaxation. Call us for your complimentary consultation today!

Author
Rachel Elliott As the Medical Aesthetician at Jazzi Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine, Rachel believes that the key to results is education. You don't know what you don't know, and through blogging we are able to educate the general public on topics that can be seen as complicated. Rachel has a passion for skincare and cosmetics and loves making everyone feel their best.

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