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Microdermabrasion: Scrubs, kits or treatments: which is better?

The last thing on your mind before you take a leap into the weekend is leaving Friday with dull and dehydrated skin. With Microdermabrasion you can revive that glow with minimal downtime, allowing you to look and feel radiant from within! 

 

With an influx of home remedies, products and skin treatments, finding the best option can seem tough. 

 

What is microdermabrasion?

Using our MediPro diamond-tipped wand, Microdermabrasion involves the gentle exfoliation of the skin, improving its overall tone and texture. Regular exfoliation is essential as it:

  • Repairs and restores youthful skin
  • Encourages cell turnover
  • Improves skin functions
  • Reduces the appearance of acne scarring  
  • Repairs and restores youthful skin
  • Smooths out uneven skin tone
  • Allows skin care products to absorb better 

 

DIY Scrubs, is it worth it?

Let’s start off with scrubs: The OG of exfoliation, they are also organic and are easily sourced from ingredients conveniently found in the kitchen. It seems like the obvious solution to overnight radiant skin. However, when you factor in the time spent making the scrubs as well as their short shelf life, is it really worth it?

 

With scrubs, each granule is of an irregular size and due to the manual exfoliation process, each micro tear made on the skin is uneven and may negatively impact the skin’s healing process. There have been proven cases of scrubs containing crushed walnuts causing damage to the skin. 

 

Whilst DIY scrubs may work for one individual, it may not work for another as skin conditions and priorities differ especially those with sensitive skin. Book in a complimentary consultation to see how you can refresh your skin today! 

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Pros

  • Easily accessible and sourced
  • Affordable
  • Can be done at home at anytime

Cons

  • Results may vary for each individual
  • Easily perishable
  • No aftercare support

DIY Microdermabrasion kits, do they really work?

Just a click away, Microdermabrasion kits are easily accessible. With most microdermabrasion kits on the market, achieving that enviable glow has never seemed more difficult. As this process is done manually, there’s no guarantee with consistency in the treatment process, especially if it’s your first time using the device. In contrast, Microdermabrasion Treatments performed by qualified clinical therapists ensure a seamless experience where you can sit back and relax to unveil your new glowing skin. 

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Pros

  • Easily accessible 
  • Can be done at home

Cons

  • Process is done by yourself so there’s no guarantee that it’ll be a smooth process
  • There’s no aftercare support 
  • There are no products formulated specifically to be used in conjunction

What are the benefits of microdermabrasion treatments?

Also a click away, Microdermabrasion Treatments rejuvenate the skin through the use of the MediPro diamond tipped wand, enhancing the skin’s natural shine and health that wears down due to age and environmental factors. 

 

As the wand is motorised and performed by a qualified skin therapist, the exfoliation process leaves you with an even and clear complexion, free of any potential wounds and skin worries!

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Pros 

  • Process is done by a qualified skin therapist, ensuring a smooth 
  • Minimal downtime
  • After care support
  • Post treatment skin products have been formulated to be used in conjunction with the skin treatments

Best of all, there are different microdermabrasion treatments that can be combined with others to fully address your skin priorities. 

 

From the convenient 10 minute Micro Express to the Micro + Oxygen Infusion Therapy skin treat, explore further the benefits and types of treatments here

 

What is the aftercare?

 

To ensure that your skin stays its flawless best post treatment, Results Active Protect SPF 50+ nourishes and protects against sun damage. Lightweight and oil free, it feels like you’re wearing nothing on your face! This means you can wear this on its own or under makeup long after your treatment is done to protect your skin from premature ageing.

 

Results Laser Clinics is one of Australia’s most trusted provider of Laser Hair Removal, Skin treatments & Cosmetic Injectables. Results Laser Clinic is available nationally & are committed to delivering results that make you look & feel your best.

For more information, call our experts or chat online, to ask any questions, or to arrange a free no commitment consultation.

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