Microdermabrasion is one of the newest skin treatments to make it’s way from Hollywood to the mainstream. It offers amazing results quickly and is advertised as an “instant facelift”. They also say microdermabrasion has a lot of beneficial effects for the skin — some would say miraculous — and is extremely useful in combating some […]

How Microdermabrasion Treatments Work

microdermabrasion at home

How professional microdermabrasion treatments work A professional dermatologist uses special tools for a microdermabrasion session. This tool is like a miniature vacuum which shoots tiny crystals at the skin and then sucks up the dead skin cells. The crystals tend to be either aluminum oxide, sodium chloride or sodium bicarbonate. The vacuum tool serves several purposes: It shoots a stream of crystals at the […]