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What Is Microdermabrasion - Facial Microdermabrasion For Fine Lines And Wrinkles

Updated on May 1, 2012

If you are troubled over the fine lines or wrinkles which are creeping on your face, facial microdermabrasion might be the best facial rejuvenation treatment for you. But what is microdermabrasion? Can it eliminate wrinkles or fine lines completely?

What Is Microdermabrasion
Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive skin resurfacing treatment that gently skin away the superficial layer of dead and dull skin with the help of micro aluminium oxide crystals. In abrading motion of the handheld device, the very fine and hard crystals blasts away the top layer of dead skin cells on the skin. Next, the microdermabrasion machine will vacuum away the microcrystals and dead skin debris, leaving your skin with a radiant glow.

Causes Of Fine Lines And Wrinkles
Fine lines and wrinkles are natural signs of aging which we can't prevent ot stop. Collagen, the most important building block of skin gets weaker as we get older. With decreased collagen production, our skin gets less elastic and drier which contributes to the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Over-exposure to the sun can also lead to fine lines wrinkles as the sun's rays decrease other dermal proteins in your skin as well.

In fact, most people will see their fine lines and wrinkles setting in at ages 30 and above because of slower rate of new skin cells regeneration. At this age stage, the rate of skin cellular renewal slows down to 60 days which results in an increasing amount of dead skin cells remaining on the top layer of the skin. As our facial muscles perform repetitive movements, the dull and tired looking complexion makes fine lines and wrinkles more prominent.

Facial Microdermabrasion - Will It Remove Your Fine Lines And Wrinkles
Facial Microdermabrasion is not an effective treatment for removing deep wrinkles and scars. However, it helps to reduce or minimize fine lines or early wrinkles. During the microdermabrasion treatments, the top layer of dull and dead skin cells are being exfoliated taking fine lines and wrinkles with it. This has the effect of revealing the fresh and baby smooth skin underneath. With several microdermabraion treatments, it speeds up the natural rate of skin cell renewal which improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The treatment also boosts your skin's ability to absorb fine lines or wrinkles treatment products.

What Is The Cost Of Facial Microdermabrasion?
Depending on your skin type, it is recommended that you get at least 6-10 treatment sessions so as to achieve the desired results. Basically, there are two types of microdermabrasion. If you do not have any budget, professional microdermabrasion can give you the best results. Otherwise, you can performed the procedure at home using microdermabrasion home kits.

If you are going for professional microdermabrasion (treatment performed by dermatologists or certified doctors), the cost of a single session usually ranges from $100 - $150. Normally, the clinics or spas will offer bundled discounts if you sign up a series of treatment sessions with them. For those who have early fine lines and wrinkles, home kits would be a good option. The cost of home kits ranges from $25 to $100 depending on the contents or the ingredients.

Benefits Of Facial Microdermabrasion
Facial microdermabrasion is a popular treatment for wrinkles and fine lines because many patients claimed that their skin has been greatly improved through microdermabrasion treatments. Besides, microdermabrasion is a quick and painless procedure which takes only about 30 minutes with no downtime needed. Furthermore, microdermabrasion cost much lower as compare with other treatments for fine lines & wrinkles. Even if you commit to a series of 10 professional treatments, you will be paying less than the traditional cosmetic surgery.

In fact, there are many benefits of microdermabrasion offered for your skin care if you go for microdermabrasion on a regular basis. For more information on microdermabrasion, you can find out more from your nearby clinics or beauty spas. However, make sure you that the clinics or spas come with good credentials before you get the treatment.

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      Harold 

      7 years ago

      Great post. Gives more ideas and lots of new learning about microdermabrasion.

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