What is Dermaplaning?
If you are looking for a noninvasive solution to exfoliate your skin, you may want to consider dermaplaning skin treatments. Dermaplaning is an exciting cosmetic procedure and facial rejuvenation treatment that smoothes the surface of the skin by removing dead skin cells and vellus facial hair for a softer, more radiant complexion. Sometimes called dermablading, this treatment is completed with a careful scraping technique using a facial blade. Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jean-Denis Boucher is pleased to offer dermaplaning skin treatments for men and women at Lone Star State Dermatology Clinic. Please reach out to our professional team to learn more about achieving smoother, younger-looking skin with dermaplaning sessions in San Antonio, TX.
What Are The Benefits Of Dermaplaning?
Almost no other skin care treatment offers the wide variety of great benefits that a personalized dermaplaning procedure does, including:
- Removing dead and damaged skin cells
- Reducing fine lines and wrinkles
- Brightening the complexion
- Boosting collagen production
- Supporting skin health
- Creating younger-looking skin
- Reducing acne flareups
- Shrinking large pores
- Getting rid of "peach fuzz"
- Improving the effectiveness of skin care products
- Results are immediate
- Makeup applies more evenly and looks better
- Quick, easy procedure
- No surgery or scarring
- No chemicals or medications
Am I A Candidate For Dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning procedures are safe and effective solutions for most skin types and tones. Those suffering from severe acne may not be suited for this procedure. Ideal candidates for this procedure:
- Are searching for an alternative to chemical peels and microdermabrasion
- Don't have rosacea
- Have an abundance of fine facial hair
- Do not have highly sensitive skin
- Have superficial hyperpigmentation
How Does Dermaplaning Work?
Dermaplaning procedures are ideal for patients of all skin types who want to address an uneven skin tone or an abundance of fine facial hair. Dermaplaning procedures are performed at both of our offices in San Antonio, TX. After cleaning the skin, the dermaplaning will begin with a careful scraping of the surface of the skin with a facial blade. Your technician will skim the treatment area repeatedly until the face has been entirely treated. The amount of time needed will depend upon whether a section or the entire face will be addressed.
What Should I Expect After a Dermaplaning Session?
In the hours following your dermaplaning session, you may find your face to be a little pink. This is a normal reaction that will subside in the coming days. It is not uncommon for small amounts of peeling to occur as the skin heals. However, it's important not to pull them off and jeopardize your results — you should let the skin heal naturally. Patients should avoid prolonged exposure to the sun because the face will be very sensitive in the days and weeks after the procedure. You can expect results quickly since dermaplaning produces softer, smoother skin instantaneously. To help you protect your refreshed skin, the technician will discuss a recommended skincare routine with you, including the regular application of sunscreen.
How much does dermaplaning cost?
How much a dermaplaning treatment session costs depends on a number of factors, including how many sessions you'll need, what your plan includes, and whether you want to include another treatment. At Lone Star State Dermatology Clinic, Dr. Jean-Denis Boucher and his talented team will develop a custom dermaplaning treatment plan to help you reach your aesthetic goals. Once done, they'll be able to estimate your final cost.
Is dermaplaning painful?
No, dermaplanining doesn't hurt. Most patients don't experience any discomfort during a dermaplaning treatment because it's a noninvasive procedure that only targets the top layer of your skin. Dermaplaning gently removes damaged and old skin cells along with fine hairs (peach fuzz) to leave you with younger, fresher skin. This gives you a renewed, healthier look to your facial skin.
Is dermaplaning good for your skin?
Dermaplaning removes dead skin cells, trapped dirt, and bacteria from your facial skin. In addition to removing this debris from your skin, dermaplaning also helps to promote the formation of new collagen and elastin that renews and refreshes your skin for a rejuvenated look.
Does dermaplaning make hair grow back thicker?
It's a common misconception that dermaplaning makes hair grow back thicker, but it's not true because dermaplaning doesn't interfere with the natural production of hair.
How often should I get dermaplaning done?
For most patients, we will recommend a dermaplaning treatment every 4 – 6 weeks to maintain your results. During your consultation at Lone Star State Dermatology Clinic, your team member can answer any questions you have and help you develop a dermaplaning treatment plan that will best achieve your aesthetic goals.
Get Smoother Skin Today
At Lone Star State Dermatology Clinic, we provide high-quality aesthetic treatments for men and women of all ages and skin types. We utilize an innovative blade technique to perform dermaplaning, which smoothes away dead, damaged skin cells and vellus facial hair from the surface of your skin. If you would like to find out more about this skin rejuvenation treatment, please contact us in San Antonio, TX to book your consultation with Dr. Boucher.