Redefining Microdermabrasion

Micro-resurfacing may be a better term for the wide variety of noninvasive physical exfoliation treatments now available.
Redefining  Microdermabrasion

Developed in Italy in 1985, the first microdermabrasion machine blasted the epidermis with aluminum oxide crystals to remove the outermost layer of dead cells and then vacuumed away the debris to reveal fresh, glowing skin. While the results are much the same today, the process now involves a dizzying array of micro-exfoliation choices. In addition to aluminum oxide, microdermabrasion machines now spray sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and magnesium oxide. Some devices don’t use crystals at all.

Skimming the Surface

The gentle exfoliating powers of microdermabrasion make it a popular treatment tool for estheticians working with medical cosmetic patients.
Skimming the Surface

When microdermabrasion first came to the United States more than 20 years ago, there were several early adopters and a long line of skeptics. As with most new technologies, many questioned whether it was a passing fad or a valuable new tool worthy of its substantial price tag. More than two decades later, microdermabrasion devices have become a staple in esthetic and medical aesthetic treatment rooms, thanks to their proven ability to rejuvenate dull skin and stimulate collagen as well as their strong safety profile for all skin types.