Microdermabrasion

By: Beauty Intelligence  10-22-2009
Keywords: Facials, pepita

Beauty Intelligence microdermabrasion special:R200 per treatment. 012 365 3883
What is Microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion is a quick, no downtime procedures that renews the skin by lifting dead cells off the surface of your skin with a gentle polishing with crystals. With a series of microdermabrasion procedures you can quickly achieve substantial improvement in the appearance of superficial lines and uneven pigmentation, while making your skin look and feel softer, smoother, and more radiant.
Acne scars and enlarged pores may become less noticeable, and acne breakouts may be reduced. At Skin renewal we use the Mattioli Crystal or Medical Microdermabrasion device which is able to perform a much stronger exfoliation which can treat stretch marks and deeper wrinkles. When should one start Microdermabrasion?
The skin is continually undergoing natural exfoliation. As one ages the epidermal cell turnover slows down and one's skin becomes dull because the topmost layer consisting of dead cells becomes too thick. This dead layer can challenge the skin causing whiteheads, blackheads, rough texture and uneven appearance of the skin tone. If one exfoliates with microdermabrasion regularly, new healthy skin cell are exposed to nutrients from the air, water and daily skin products. These nutrients are then transported to the deeper skin cells where they are needed, improving circulation. Potential benefits of exfoliation include fresher, brighter looking skin and better penetration of active ingredients of skin care products. The need for invasive major facelifts will be much less because the current generation of savvy 20- , 30- and 40 - year-olds have all the preventative tools available to them such as microdermabrasion and will not allow their faces to get to the stage that today's 50- and 60-year-olds have.
Who would benefit from a microdermabrasion procedure? Many skin problems are associated with excessive build up of dead cells making the skin hardened and dull. Problems are exacerbated by exposure to the sun, pollution, and other environmental effects, leading to skin damage and disease. Mild exfoliation treatments like microdermabrasion are usually suitable for all skin types including those patients with acne or sensitive skin.
All skin types can be treated All age groups even the very young can be treated All areas of the body can be treated Patients with hormonal pigmentation problems such as melasma Individuals who have sunspots, sun-damaged skin, dry, ageing skin, oily skin with enlarged pores and acne scarring are also good candidates.
What results can be expected after Microdermabrasion? Fine lines and wrinkles become less apparent Skin tone evens out Texture becomes more refined Oily or acne prone skin is improved Enlarged pores appear smaller Superficial scars appear reduced Skin appears healthier and more youthful Pigmentation is reduced in all skin types What to Expect after a microdermabrasion procedure. Usually the skin is normal immediately after a mild microdermabrasion procedure and makeup may be applied after your session. Microdermabrasion may be repeated at one to two week intervals for a series of 6 treatments until the desired clinical effect is achieved.
With each additional treatment, you should see incremental gains in the overall appearance of the skin. Your skin usually feels tighter and smoother. You will care for your skin by using a mild non-abrasive cleanser or other mild products for five days as well as protecting your new skin with adequate sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher with zinc oxide or titanium dioxide as an active ingredient. In addition, it is best to avoid prolonged sun exposure.
 Can microdermabrasion be combined with other treatments? Microdermabrasion can be performed alone or in combination with the numerous other treatments we offer at Beauty Intelligence.
For maximal benefit, 4 to 6 in-office professional microdermabrasion procedures every 2 - 4 weeks should be teamed with an anti ageing optional extra or laser treatments to create an environment in which the skin is continuously rejuvenated. At Beauty Intelligence we pride ourselves on visible results. As a health and beauty salon we offer anti ageing treatments and problem specific additives as an addition to our microdermabrasion to ensure amazing results.
 If you feel that your skin requires more intensive treatments please schedule an appointment with our therapist to determine which treatment should be prescribed.
Can all skin types be safely treated with a microdermabrasion? Yes, Microdermabrasion safely treats all skin types without significant pain or down-time. It can improve acne, stretch marks, pigmentation, texture, pores and surface irregularities in only 4 to 6 treatment sessions two to four weeks apart.
Beauty Intelligence Tip: Unfortunately "Perfect skin" has not been handed out by nature - it has to be bought and this usually comes at an expensive price. No matter how great your skin is at 25 , the inevitable age spots, pigmentation marks, red blemishes and sagging will slowly leave their marks on one's face by the time one reaches 35. For best results 4 treatments are done weekly in the first month and then a maintenance treatment once a month is recommended. At Beauty Intelligence we pride ourselves on visible results and encourage the use of photo rejuvenation( IPL) in most of our treatments and facials.

Keywords: Facials, pepita