11 Jun June 11, 2015

Microdermabrasion facial

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Microdermabrasion facial in Gold Coast

Our skin is a very sensitive part of the body. Many elements inside as well as outside the body impact the way our skin looks. Environmental factors that can affect our skin are sunrays, pollution and dust. Internal factors as organ functioning are also important. Aging is yet another factor that brings about a major difference in the way our skin appears.

Microdermabrasion facial

Microdermabrasion facial

Most commonly associated skin problem with aging are wrinkles, open pores, sagging skin, acne scars, age spots. As one ages these problems are seen prominently in almost all the people in the world.

There are different treatments available for people to get a rejuvenated skin. These treatments help one acquire youthful and healthier skin.

One such renowned treatment used by many to get cleared of signs of aging is Microdermabrasion Facial.

Skin Abrasion techniques go back to the 1500 BC when Egyptian physicians indulged in a practice of using sand paper to smooth scars on the body. It was since then the attempts to rejuvenate the skin were adapted.

In 1900,Kromayer in Germany made use of rotating wheels and rasp which were employed to remove upper layer of the skins. In 1985, Dr. Mattioli and Dr. Brutto developed the first machine of microdermabrasion in an attempt to reduce the risk factors involved in the treatment. In mid nineties, Mattioli Engineering introduced these machines in the United States if America and are used by and large in the country.

Today, these machines are available at large and can be bought by people easily. Different types of these machines are provided to people.

Microdermabrasion is a non-chemical, non-invasive technique, which is employed by many people to gain a younger looking skin. In Microdermabrasion Facial microcrystals are sprayed on the face. These microcrystals remove the outermost layer of the skin, which is dry, full of dead skin cells. Once this coat is removed, the skin looks much younger and healthier.

Microdermabrasion facial also helps in further production of skin cells thus increasing levels of collagen and elastin making our skin look youthful and radiant.

Collagen is a type of protein seen in fiber tissues in human and animal body. This protein is also found in our skin. As we age the collagen production is reduced in the body that causes age spots and wrinkles on our skin.  Children’s skin is smooth because they have collagen in abundance.

Microdermabrasion increases the production of collagen in the body. This helps people get cleared from their wrinkles and age spots.

It is also believed to be a convenient method of obtaining youthful skin. A session of Microdermabrasion facial takes approximately thirty to forty minutes, making it very less time consuming. It is also referred to as lunchtime facial to signify its convenience. It is also harmless method because of lack of use of chemicals and no invasion.

The Microdermabrasion facial device comprises of a compressor that pulls air by means of a wand. The wand is moved across the face when it eliminates aluminum oxide crystals. While this blast is occurring the wand picks up dead surface skin cells. Further these cells and the crystals are extracted through another tube in the wand. They are then disposed off in a bag attached to the device.

Skill of the esthetician is very important during the facial. They should make sure that the person is comfortable while getting the treatment. Hence it is very important to visit a qualified and trained esthetician to get the best treatment.

Another technique called Dermabrasion is used to treat deeper facial lines and extreme levels of sun damage and scars. However, Microdermabrasion is a gentler technique, which is often chosen by people. Dermabrasion is more invasive and leaves the skin extremely sensitive for ten days roughly. The Microdermabrasion therapy does not have that result and people can continue with their daily chores once done with the treatment for the day.

The target population for this treatment will be people who have dull skin, acne scars and discoloration because of acne. It is good for people who have less time available or have a full schedule. It is also advantageous to the people who have superficial skin problems and want to avoid any sort of side effects.

There is no restriction on who can undergo microdermabrasion. However, ideally children above the age of 12 are suitable candidates. The upper limit of age can go up to sixty years of age. Though there is not formal upper limit to this treatment, people above the age of seventy may have a sensitive skin and might not benefit from it as much. Also their skin may undergo abrasion or bruising.

 

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