Because Dermaplaning is a quick procedure with few to no adverse effects, it has quickly gained popularity among cosmetic and medical providers across the country. Using a scalpel and a delicate touch, the surface of the skin is simply abraded using light feathering strokes.
This is a great treatment for you if you are pregnant or a nursing mother looking for deep exfoliation but not allowed to use peeling agents on your skin. This is also a first choice if you have excess vellus hair on the skin.
If you are aware of any of the following medical conditions our dermaplaning services are not suitable for you if you are / have:
- Diabetes - not controlled by diet or medication
- Cancer - those clients currently undergoing treatment (chemo or radiotherapy)
- Accutane or Isotretinoin use within the last 12 months
- Blood thinners (anticoagulants) this will include the use of Aspirin and its dosage
- Acne - grade three and above including pustular acne that is red and irritated and cystic acne
- Moles and skin tags
- Use of Retin-A 7 days prior to treatment
- Chemical peel/laser treatments within 14 days prior to treatment
- Cold sores
- Sun and wind burnt skin
- Vascular lesions
- Scleroderma (hardening and tightening of skin)
- Telangiectasia/erythema, also known as spider veins or angioectasias are small dilated blood vessels near the surface of the skin
- Papule and Pustule Rosacea (Rosacea is a disease of the skin causing redness and the skin or mucous membranes)
- Use of Retinol and/or AHA's
Although it is not possible to list every potential risk and complication, the above conditions are recognised as contraindications for dermaplaning treatment and must be disclosed prior to treatment.