The advantages and disadvantages of dermaplaning

What is dermaplaning and how can it be advantageous to you and your skin?

Dermaplaning might sound pretty complicated but it is simply the process of removing excess skin from the top layer of your skin with the use of a specialized fine shaver. More technically, it is the process of scraping of the stratum corneum of the skin and the removal of vellus hairs. This procedure is a pretty new concept, which was created in Asia about a decade ago. Since then, it has become extremely popular everywhere in the world with a dermaplaning course being added to many beautifying and skin care studies. It is particularity popular for Western celebrities due the monumental effectiveness of the procedure. Let's talk about the positive and negatives of such a procedure.  

What’s the big deal with the dermaplaning procedure?

To start, the skill of the person who is going to do this procedure is very important. The dead skin layer will be removed with a 45-degree razor and the master has to work very diligently to ensure that the skin will not be cut. Again, the results will be seen right after the procedure, so do not worry. The most notable results is that your skin will appear vibrant and glowing. Second, all creams and ointments that you apply to treated skin will be absorbed much faster.

What are the other advantages of going through a dermaplaning procedure? Well it's obvious that every woman likes to have good clean, facial skin. You will notice how your skin becomes more attractive immediately after the procedure. This happens because the stratum corneum has been sliced and the amount of light that is reflected is increased, giving your skin a shiny look. When you look in the mirror, you will see beautiful pink cheeks and a healthy skin tone. Because the impact will only last for a short time as excessive dead skin will emerge, you’ll need to repeat the process again in the near future.  

Now that you're aware of the benefits of the procedure, let’s talk about some disadvantages. We believe that everyone must know all possible negative consequences, as many specialists will not discuss them completely. Some people fear that their small vellus hairs will grow harder and more noticeable but there is nothing to worry about. This is just a popular misconception. The thicker stubble will not arise after hair removal. You won't notice any difference in hair growth. The biggest possible disadvantage is the lack of proper skills and special equipment of the cosmetologist who is going to do the dermaplaning procedure for you. Bad angle or shaky hands can lead to scars, acne, or irritation. It's important to choose someone who has loads of experience in the field. Pick only good specialists and read all reviews carefully.

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