Dermaplaning, Microdermabrasion, Extractions
A consultation with your aesthetician is more than a meeting to talk about which treatments you would like. Your aesthetician will want to understand your goals and develop a treatment plan to help you accomplish them. Their specific skills, experience, and knowledge allow them to chart the best course in support of your needs.
Dermaplaning is a very popular treatment. The procedure involves the physical exfoliation of the top layers of your skin using a medical-grade, surgical blade. This treatment not only resurfaces your skin, it removes vellus hairs (peach fuzz) in the treatment areas.
While this procedure has great aesthetic benefits such as making skin look smoother and more luminous, it also greatly supports the health of your skin. Dermaplaning allows skin treatments to be more effective on the skin and encourages better absorption of the products administered during your daily routine.
The experienced and skilled providers at Medical Aesthetics of Oklahoma understand your skin and its needs. Allow us to provide a personalized treatment plan for your skin. Whether you need to resurface dull skin to reveal radiance or get a light exfoliation for a new glow, we can help you accomplish your goals.
Our medical aesthetician is skilled in performing extractions on clogged pores. An extraction is the process of clearing a blocked pore by manual or mechanical means. Extractions are usually performed as part of a facial. For healthy, clear skin, it is important to keep your hands away from your face and let your aesthetician perform these extractions.
Following any extractions, a medical-grade antibacterial product is applied to prevent post-facial breakouts and bring the skin back to its normal acid pH. A High-frequency current or blue LED light might also be applied to the extraction area to kill any bacteria. Frequently, a nourishing facial mask will also be applied to the skin following extractions to help reduce redness and encouraging healing of blemishes, redness, and encouraging healing of blemishes.
Microdermabrasion is a quick and efficient method to resurface your skin. Microdermabrasion uses a tool to exfoliate and remove dead skin, revealing newer cells. This is a therapy that can noticeably reduce scarring, wrinkles, and pigmentation. It also revitalizes skin that appears dull and lusterless, leaving it more radiant and fresh-looking.
Gentle exfoliation and resurfacing uncover a fresh layer of skin using a mixture of glucosamine HCl (exfoliator), algae extract (calms and soothes), and lactic acid (brightener). This may be followed by extraction to remove debris from clogged pores. Finally, the skin is refreshed and nourished with moisturizing antioxidants and peptides to maximize radiance.