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Dermaplaning is a beauty procedure involving skin resurfacing treatment. This procedure creates a smoother skin appearance. Those looking to have smoother skin, diminish the appearance of wrinkles, and have more radiant skin will benefit from having a dermaplane procedure.

What is dermaplaning? 

Dermaplaning helps provide clients with a more youthful and radiant appearance. This treatment involves the skin resurfacing process to make the skin appear smoother. The procedure removes deep scarring caused by acne and uneven pockmarks. It also eliminates any peach fuzz on the face. In addition, skin resurfacing helps remove any damaged skin cells or other damage caused by exposure to irritants, environmental toxins, and the sun. 

Will hair grow back thicker after dermaplaning?

It is just a myth that the hair will grow back thicker after undergoing a dermaplaning procedure. Regardless of where the hair is on the body, dermaplaning does not cause it to grow back thicker or darker. Dermaplaning removes the very fine hair or peach fuzz from the face called vellus hair. This hair is thin and soft, so removing it with a dermaplane tool will have little to no effect on how it looks when growing back. 

How to care for a dermaplane procedure

Recovering from a dermaplaning treatment is very quick. Once treatment has been completed, it is possible to return to routine activities with no downtime. Some clients experience minor soreness and redness for a few days after the procedure, but this dissipates independently. Once the redness fades, the brighter-looking skin will appear. After a few days, it is possible to return to a regular skin care regimen, which can help maintain the look of the treatment longer. Since dermaplane treatments are not permanent, results may fade after a few weeks. If desired, clients can have another treatment in about three to four weeks after the previous dermaplane treatment.


How often should you dermaplane your face?

Like any other beauty treatment, undergoing multiple dermaplane procedures helps ensure the skin remains smooth and younger-looking. However, because dermaplane is not a permanent solution to skincare, it is necessary to return for additional maintenance treatments. Most clients undergo one dermaplane appointment per month, but it is possible to have this treatment every two weeks. 

Can you stop dermaplaning once you start?

Dermaplaning is not a treatment that clients have to commit to for their entire lives. It is possible to stop dermaplaning service once it has begun. Essentially, this treatment removes the top dead layer of skin from the face and the peach fuzz. Though the peach fuzz does grow back in a bit coarse initially, it will

return to the typical soft facial hair once it has fully grown back. 

What should you not do after dermaplaning?

To help the skin heal after the dermaplaning and ensure the treatment is fully effective, there are several things not to do after the treatment. Common items that are best to avoid doing during the first 24 hours after treatment include: 

  • Not using scrubs or exfoliation products 

  • Not enter saunas or steam rooms (for up to five days after)

  • Not going swimming (for up to five days after)

  • Avoid strenuous exercise

  • Avoid wearing makeup

  • Avoid touching the skin in the treatment area

  • Avoid direct sun exposure 

  • Avoid using sun tanning beds

What are the risks of dermaplaning? 

As with any beauty treatment, there is some risks clients experience. Though the risks are minimal, it is possible to have an allergic reaction to the treatment chemicals. To avoid the chances of an allergic reaction, have the beauty technician conduct a patch test before the day of the dermaplane appointment. Other risks associated with dermaplaning include skin redness, infection, scarring, whiteheads, minor cuts, and a patch of skin pigment. Many of the side effects disappear on their own,

but if they do not or the condition worsens post-treatment, seek medical attention immediately. 

What are the costs associated with dermaplaning?


Since dermaplaning is not a medical procedure, medical insurance policies do not cover the costs. Costs for a dermaplane treatment vary based on the client’s location and provider’s cost per treatment session. The provider can provide a specific pricing schedule during the consultation before committing to undergoing dermaplaning treatments.


Dermaplane near me

Before making an appointment for dermaplaning, it is best to schedule a consultation to speak with the beauty technician to learn more about the process and who would make a good candidate for the treatment.

Dermaplaning provides a treatment to help those looking for smoother, youthful-looking skin. In addition, the process helps remove dark spots on the skin, including acne scars. Call today to schedule an appointment to learn more about dermaplaning and treatment.

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