What is microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is a dermatological procedure that gently removes the top layer of skin. It has many benefits such as
-Reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
-Reducing the appearance of age spots and hyperpigmentation.
-Removing blackheads and swollen pores
-Tackling acne and any associated scarring.
-Getting rid of uneven skin texture and tone.
The history of microdermabrasion
Dermabrasion was first used by the Egyptian Physicians in 1500BC to treat scars on their patients skin. They used a sandpaper type of instrument to remove the top layers of skin that were scared to improve the scaring. More recently Microdermabrasion was invented in 1985 by Italian Dermatologists Mattioli and Brutto. It wasn’t brought to America until 10 years later. Microdermabrasion rose in popularity throughout the early 2000s. Over the years machines have become safer and easier to use with less downtime and more results.
With the rise in popularity of Chemical peels, laser resurfacing and active creams, the one thing that has not gone unnoticed is the potentional they have to cause harm if not delivered by the properly trained professionals. Microdermabrasion has long since been a safe and effective go to treatment for Dermatologists that delivers an effective skin resurfacing treatment. Skin resurfacing continues to be one of the fastest growing sectors of the non-surgical aesthetic market with Microdermabrasion leading the way. The desire to maintain a youthful appearance has driven demand for home use Microdermabrasion as it is a very affordable solution to skin resurfacing.