Exfoliation is the key to unlocking bright, beautiful, youthful-looking skin in New City, NY. However, at-home exfoliation with traditional scrubs can do more harm than good, and some chemical exfoliants in your skincare products can be too harsh for your skin type. For people who want to enjoy the benefits of gentle professional exfoliation, vibradermabrasion at Bella Tu Medspa in Nyack, NY might be a good option.
How Does Vibradermabrasion Work?
If you’ve heard about microdermabrasion, which uses crystals to blast away dead skin cells, then you already have a good idea of how vibradermabrasion works. However, this vibrating exfoliating treatment is much better than traditional microdermabrasion, specifically because it is gentler on the skin and causes less abrasion. Your treatment appointments will usually take 20 to 30 minutes.
This treatment works by using special crystal-textured paddles that vibrate against your skin at a high speed to gently remove dead skin cells. By combining the benefits of exfoliation with a facial massage, you can enjoy softer, smoother skin with a healthy flush. After dead skin cells have been removed, powerful chemical exfoliants and antioxidant serums will be applied to your skin to soothe, moisturize, and promote your ideal skin goals.
What Can This Treatment Address?
This exfoliation treatment is an ideal option for people who have acne scarring, uneven pigmentation, rough skin texture, dull skin, or mild visible signs of aging, such as fine lines. Because this treatment gently removes dead skin cells, the results of the treatment will be gradual, so you may need a few treatments if you have moderate aesthetic concerns. For people who have mild concerns, a single appointment can vastly improve your skin appearance.
How Should You Prepare Your Skin for This Treatment?
Like any other exfoliation treatment, it’s best to prepare your skin for this appointment by temporarily discontinuing some at-home skincare products. Mainly, you will need to stop using retinol and other chemical exfoliants (such as salicylic acid and glycolic acid) at least one week before your treatment. You may also want to avoid manual exfoliation, laser treatments, and unprotected sun exposure immediately before your appointment.
What Should You Do After Your Treatment?
After this treatment, you should take care of your skin by avoiding direct sunlight, heat, steam, and hot water. It’s best to avoid hot tubs, saunas, and excessive sweating for one to three days while your skin adjusts after your appointment. You may be advised to not wear makeup for a few hours. You may also be advised to use gentle, non-irritating skincare products at home for a day or two.
It’s imperative to avoid sunlight after an exfoliation treatment, since your new skin cells will be very vulnerable to UV rays. If you want to enjoy long-lasting results, wearing sunscreen every day can prevent premature aging and pigmentation concerns such as dark spots. You should wear sunscreen even if it is cloudy outside, since UV rays can travel through clouds. Wide-brimmed hats can offer your skin additional protection on very sunny days.
Can You Combine This Treatment?
Combining this exfoliation technique with other facials can be a good strategy to address multiple skin concerns at one time. Some people like to use this vibrating exfoliating treatment to remove the topmost layer of dead skin cells right before a chemical peel, so stronger acids can penetrate deeper layers of the skin to improve aging or pigmentation concerns. Please discuss all of your skin goals during your consultation, so we can explore all of your treatment options.
What Are the Benefits of This Treatment?
This is a highly beneficial treatment for a few reasons. First, this exfoliation technique can regulate your skin texture and cellular turnover cycle, which can help manage acne-prone skin and promote healthier skin overall. If you struggle with congested skin or dry patches, professional exfoliation can be hugely beneficial for your complexion.
Second, this treatment can allow your at-home skincare products to perform better. When there is not a layer of dead skin cells sitting on the surface of your skin, the active ingredients in your skincare products can perform much more effectively to improve your skin condition.
Who Is a Good Candidate?
This treatment is compatible with most skin types and skin tones. Since this treatment is non-invasive, it can be used by people with dark skin tones that may not be able to use other resurfacing treatments, such as laser therapy. And unlike microdermabrasion, this exfoliation technique is even appropriate for people who have sensitive skin or rosacea-prone skin.
For pregnant women, this exfoliation treatment can be a good option. While chemical and laser exfoliation is not safe for pregnant women, this surface-only exfoliation technique is very low risk. For women who are experiencing pregnancy-related skin changes such as acne and melasma, this treatment may be an ideal option.
Improve Your Skin With Gentle Exfoliation in New City, NY
Some skin types are not compatible with certain exfoliation techniques. However, routine exfoliation is one of the keys to maintaining healthy skin. For people who need a gentle exfoliation option, this treatment is ideal. Contact Bella Tu Medspa in Nyack, NY to schedule your consultation today.