Acne, Skin care

Finding the Best Home Microdermabrasion System

One important thing to keep in mind is that most of the manufacturers claim that their microdermabrasion system is best. Some manufacturers don’t patently lie by saying that their product is an overall best. However they do claim that their product is best for specific conditions such as acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles, clogged pores, and age spots.

Generally, home microdermabrasion kits fall in these categories:

  • Complexion
  • Pores
  • Skin tone

Skin Surface Complexion – There are products that claim to work on dull and blotchy skin as well as improve overall complexion and appearance. Don’t expect more than a good facial however, as these products have little in common with real microdermabrasion. Costs range between $20 to $75; brands also include Epidermx II, L’Oreal Refinish, Clinique, Olay Regenerist Peel, and Dr. BrandtPores.

Microdermabrasion kits are slightly more effectual in this category as they peel better and your pores are first to gain from the process. All these systems will help with clogged pores, whiteheads, blackheads, and enlarged pores. Prices generally range between $45 to $85 and brands comprise Micro-delivery Peel, Lancôme Resurface C, Estee Lauder, and Mary Kay. Skin tone – Microdermabrasion systems are in various leagues together. The peeling effect is considerably better when compared to kits in first two categories. They also help with hyper-pigmentation, irregular skin tone, age and sunspots. Costs range between $14 to $75; brands comprise of Neutrogena, Microdermx, Ponds, and Micro Pearl Abrasion.

Skin surface – These are the best microdermabrasion products and they resurface your skin as well. These products are as close to a professional and commercial process as a product will get.

These products, microdermabrasion creams, will help to take away dead skin and debris on the surface of skin. All these dead skin flakes and particles will interfere with the penetration of any skin-care products.

The use of microdermabrasion cream does not just give an instantly smooth, soft surface that is pleasing to customer, but it as well allows active ingredients in topical skin-care products to penetrate faster and more deeply in your skin. This means that you may get better results from other skin-care products. Microdermabrasion creams as well speed up the exfoliation process, aiding to rapidly fade blemishes, age spots, and acne scarring.

 Microdermabrasion creams are the scrubs or the facial treatments that are designed to replicate results received from the microdermabrasion treatments in a dermatologist’s office. Whereas formulations might differ, they all have the same crystals that are used in the microdermabrasion machines. All these crystals that are used in microdermabrasion methods and microdermabrasion creams have a unique structure which makes them effective at grabbing and removing dead skin from the surface of the skin.

In place of being round, as lots of beads in normal scrubs are, these are crystalline in shape. Whereas this makes the product effective, it as well increases a chance of annoyance. Here are some tips that can help you:

  • Rub slowly into the skin in gentle, and circular motions.
  • Be careful on cheeks, since these tend to be more sensitive than the rest of your face.
  • Never scrub aggressively.
  • Never apply alpha-hydroxy acids or salicylic acid within 12-hours of treatment.

While the normal dermabrasion process is used to clear major facial disfigurations (like extensive burns, acne scarring and benign tumors), the microdermabrasion is ideal for treating a superficial skin disorder such as wrinkles, acne scars, age spots and minor skin aberrations.

Two Italian cosmetologists developed the microdermabrasion process in the 1980’s. It is a perfectly safe procedure and is totally non-invasive. The results are nearly instantaneous as the process targets the top layer of your skin – the epidermis. The epidermis itself is comprised of some layers and is continuously shedding the dead cells. When we age, this skin renewal procedure slows down and this results in wrinkles and some other blemishes. Microdermabrasion is a process of spraying the surface of the skin with fine mineral crystals that are then picked up by a sophisticated suction device. The process rapidly clears an accumulation of facial-debris making the skin very healthy and firmer than before.

A facial microdermabrasion stimulates your skin as well as encourages the production of collagen and elastin fibers. The process as well reduces fine lines, minimizes pores, clears brown spots, heals scarred tissues efficiently, and clears up your acne. A facial microdermabrasion can make you look and feel fabulous. Typically, a facial microdermabrasion treatment procedure is a course of 5 to 6 sessions, and spaced one week apart. The following are benefits of a facial microdermabrasion:

  • No anesthetics are required.
  • Treatment is almost very painless
  • Can also be performed fast and session is done in one hour.
  • Periodic sessions also lead to maximum benefit.
  • It is perfect for all types of skin.

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At present, there are few regulations on who will buy or else use microdermabrasion equipment.  The Federal government has left some regulation of microdermabrasion to separate States; thus it will be essential to check out with your State in order to find what is required.

Anybody can purchase some kinds of microdermabrasion products. There are “home” versions, which include a modified version of a professional system. There are some vendors that can even allow the professional microdermabrasion equipment to get sold for personal use. The microdermabrasion equipment is comprised of the actual machine all along with different accessories. Here is a partial list of the pieces that may comprise a kit: hand-pieces (a wand), filters, tubing, crystals and safety dust masks. The entire system of the microdermabrasion equipment is bought as whole, but sometimes you can find parts sold separately.

Because there is little regulation, and anybody can buy microdermabrasion equipment, this does not mean that anybody should be performing these treatments. There are some regulations on who will perform this treatment on others, and this guideline is different by State. Normally, the States may require that one performing the microdermabrasion treatment has an aesthetician’s license or cosmetology license. Doctors and nurses are as well allowed to perform the treatments.  However, exercise caution in selecting who can perform the treatment. Verify that they have completed many of these procedures before, and they are up-to-date with current microdermabrasion equipment.

You can get lots of information about microdermabrasion equipment on the Internet. When using any of the treatments of microdermabrasion check with your doctor whether the treatment will suit your skin type of not.

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