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What is Microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion uses crystals in a vacuum system to exfoliate thickened epidermis revealing healthier skin. Microdermabrasion is safe for all skin types and colors and is most often requested by clients looking to reduce the appearance of aging.Microdermabrasion is generally used to:Polish and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinklesImprove the appearance of dull, oily or leathery skin textureMinimize the appearance of large poresExfoliate and suction clogged poresImprove the appearance of mild acne scarringEven out mild pigment irregularitiesEnhance penetration of therapeutic skincare productsMinimize blemishesMinimize white and black headsHow many treatments do I need?Some results are achieved with a single treatment. More significant results are achieved with a series of five to six treatments repeated one to three weeks apart with monthly maintenance treatments recommended. The optimum number of treatments depends on the type of skin and your professional aesthetician will suggest a treatment plan.Does Microdermabrasion have side effects?Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive treatment for the outer layer of skin. Clients report virtually no discomfort, down time or recovery.  Skin may appear red for an hour or two after the procedure. Some clients compare the feeling of tightness and redness to the feeling of a mild sunburn. Your aesthetician will recommend a daily regimen of skincare products to restore moisture and balance.What are the most common areas treated with Microdermabrasion? Clients most commonly choose Microdermabrasion treatments for the face, neck, chest and hands.