Microdermabrasion is a safe and simple cosmetic treatment. It can help reverse the effects of photoaging, hyperpigmentation, acne scarring, and stretch marks by promoting new skin growth. This non-invasive, low-risk procedure is common throughout the country for people who want glowing, more youthful-looking skin. Skin is the human body’s largest organ, and it bears the brunt of airborne pollution through its numerous sensitive pores. However, we can heal the damaging effects of environmental and lifestyle skin stressors through skin rejuvenation services. A Better You Medispa is here to help. Our boutique-style, LGBTQ-friendly medspa in Laurel, Maryland, is equipped to help you look and feel your best. To learn more about our skin rejuvenation services, contact us at 410.204.2165 today.
Remove Dead Skin for a Radiant Complexion
An excess of dead skin cells can lead to clogged pores, breakouts, a sallow complexion, dull skin, and a host of other unpleasant and unattractive conditions. Dead skin cells are a natural byproduct of our skin, which produces new cells daily. Our Sebaceous glands produce hydrating oils through a natural process that continually produces new skin cells while shedding the old. As older cells are shed, they reveal newer, more radiant skin underneath. However, several factors can cause these dead cells to dry out and build up upon the surface of our skin, including:
- Improper cleansing
- Skipping exfoliation
- Using the wrong moisturizer
- Climate changes
- Sun exposure
- Skin abnormalities
It can be challenging to identify the causes once you notice the symptoms of an excess of dead skin cells. Your doctor can provide information that is specific to your skin type.
What Is Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is the process of resurfacing the skin using a machine that sands the epidermal (outer) layer of skin. It is a minimally invasive in-office procedure that can be extremely helpful in improving skin texture, eliminating dead skin cell build-up, and increasing the effectiveness of home skin treatments.
Benefits of Skin Treatments
Skin treatments can support your body’s natural processes when it comes to the shedding of dead skin cells and maintaining a healthy, radiant complexion. A professional esthetician can help determine the right treatment for your particular skin type and condition. Regular microdermabrasion treatments have myriad benefits, including:
- Improved complexion
- Detoxifying the skin
- Improved circulation
- Slowing the aging process
- Reducing dark undereye circles
- Smoothing acne scars
- Tightening baggy skin
Skin treatments can contribute significantly to the overall health and well-being of the body’s largest organ. They can also boost confidence and provide a more youthful complexion.
Is Microdermabrasion Safe for Me?
Microdermabrasion is safe for most skin types and may be especially suitable for anyone with one or more of the following conditions:
- Wrinkles and fine lines from aging
- Age spots and brown spots (hyperpigmentation)
- Blackheads and chronically enlarged pores
- Sun damage
- Uneven texture
- Blotchy skin tone
Microdermabrasion treatment also encourages the overall health of the underlayers of the skin. This facilitates a higher production of collagen and elastin.
Preparing for Microdermabrasion Treatment
In preparing for a microdermabrasion treatment, first talk to your esthetician about any health conditions you have and the medications you are taking. Discuss your skincare routine and any products that you use. It may be helpful to bring them with you to the consultation appointment. Importantly, refrain from tanning, exfoliating, and using retinol creams for one week before your appointment. Close attention to the preparation protocol will ensure successful microdermabrasion treatment and maximal benefits.
Contact A Better You Medispa and Wellness Today
A Better You Medispa and Wellness is your one-stop-shop for beauty, health, and wellness. We maintain a clean and respectful boutique-style environment and have a caring, professional staff at the ready to meet all your wellness needs. Reach out to us today at 410.204.2165 for more information or to schedule a medspa appointment.