Taking Your Skin To The Next Level

Dermaplaning is a medical aesthetic procedure that utilizes a sharp edge to manually exfoliates the skin to remove dirt, dead skin cells, and fine hairs. This treatment may help to immediately brighten the skin, improve skin tone and texture, and optimize the way the skin feels. This is a great way to refresh the skin and improve overall skin quality.

Who can benefit from Dermaplaining?

Most people can benefit from dermaplaning due to the safe and effective exfoliating techniques used. Those suffering from active acne however should wait until their skin has cleared as any exfoliation can spread bacteria. This treatment is a great option for pregnant and nursing patients as it is chemical free and can be done safely during this delicate time.

What is the process?

The treatment starts with a gentle cleansing of the skin to remove make and superficial dirt. Once the skin is clean, a sterile surgical blade is safely carried across the skin at a 45 degree angle. This stroking method removes the top layer of dead skin cell and grime leaving your skin rejuvenated and smooth while promoting increased blood supply from the gentle friction. To finished the treatment, a gentle moisturizing cream is applied to the skin to provide moisture and enhance the results of the treatment.

What are the benefits?

  • Removal of “peach fuzz” hair that traps oils and dirt topically and in the hair follicles. A common myth is that removal of this hair will promote it to grow in thicker but does not actually happen.
  • Removal of the top layer of dead skin cells reduces acne occurrences and helps to increase blood supply to the skin. This can increase cellular production increasing collagen in the top layers of skin leading to tighter and softer skin.
  • Helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles
  • Smoother skin makes the application of makeup cleaner and smoother for reduced clumping of product
Contact The Helix Clinic in Kelowna to book your dermaplaning appointment or schedule a complimentary consultation to learn more about this treatment and how it can benefit you and your skin.

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