MicroDermabrasion - My Personal Experience
Typical US Microdermabrasion
cost is $150 to $250.
Microdermabrasion is a skin-freshening technique using a face
lift machine that helps repair facial skin that has taken a beating from
the sun, the environment and the effects of aging.
After too many years exposed to the sun, my skin
began to look dull and tired and my skin texture was starting to show pigment
I took myself off to a dermatologist to find out how I could rejuvenate
my skin in a Non-invasive way. I was told Microdermabrasion would be the
best choice as it is quick and non-wounding to the skin's surface.
How Does Micro Dermabrasion Work
My dermatologist used a microdermabrasion machine, a device like a fine sandblaster,
to spray tiny crystals across my face, mixing gentle abrasion with suction to
remove the dead, outer skin cells.
I had 4 sessions, each treatment taking 30 -40 minutes.
It's not at all painful, just a tickling and tingling sensation with suction,
as the microdermabrasion head of the machine passes over the face.
I was informed that the number of treatments recommended
for maximum results can range from 5 to 12, spaced from 2 to 3 weeks apart. Maintenance
requires periodic repeat treatments.
I experienced some redness for about an hour after the
After only 4 sessions, my skin felt overall fresh, smooth, with a healthy-looking
I am delighted with the results and would be a regular user if I could afford
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