What is Dermaplaning?

A highly effective exfoliation procedure, dermaplaning involves the removal of the topmost layer of dead skin and vellus hair (or peach fuzz, the tiny baby hairs) on a person’s face. The skin feels rejuvenated and smoother afterwards. A sterile surgical scalpel is used for the procedure similar to shaving. Once the skin is properly prepped it is scraped using a blade held at a 45 degree angle. At Changes Clinic our technicians are fully qualified for the procedure, making it totally safe for both men and women to be dermaplaned.

Is Dermaplaning suited to all skin types?

Dermaplaning treatments are suited for most skin types including dry skin. However skin with acne (grade 3 and above) should not be dealt with. Breakouts should be clear before any treatment is done.

Moreover, it is not advised to have the treatment on excessively oily skin. If the oil has no hairs to cling to the oil appearance will worsen. Pores can thus be blocked.

The treatment in the skincare clinic should not be carried out on the following people:

  • cancer patients
  • people with blood conditions
  • people with uncontrolled diabetes
  • people with Roaccutane
  • people with sunburn or windburn

For people with cold sores, the dermaplaning professional will use gloves.

What are the benefits of a Dermaplaning Facial

Immediate dermaplaning benefits are:

  • smoother skin (texture is improved)
  • removal of vellus hair
  • skin allows deeper and more effective penetration of skincare products
  • For women makeup will have the tendency to glide on the skin instead of having a powdery effect
  • skin breathes better
  • acne scars are diminished

Dermaplaning is also used to help prepare skin for more intrusive procedures such as laser treatments and chemical peels.

An enzyme peel is carried out after dermaplaning to make sure that dead skin cells are removed from the pores.

Are there any side effects from Dermaplaning?

  • The skin becomes more sensitive to sun exposure straight afterwards. Therefore the use of a broad-spectrum sunscreen SPF 30 or higher is recommended. There are no other side effects.
  • After treatment, the person looks more radiant with a more even skin tone and texture.

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    I visited Changes to have some lip filler. This was my first time getting anything done and I was nervous because I have PTSD. I went to see a woman called kate and she was AMAZING, she made me feel safe and was very professional. I couldn't have asked for a better experience and I am sure I will be visiting again. Thank you Changes!

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    Very professional staff. Naomi did my brows and she is so lovely and friendly.

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    I was looked after very professionally by Skin Surgeon Simon Payne (& his staff) who skilfully removed 3 moles from the bridge of my nose. I would definitely recommend Simon to anyone who has needs of this type of cosmetic treatment.

  • "I was made comfortable from the moment I arrived"

    I had a mole removed from my face, the procedure took 15 mins and I was made comfortable from the moment I arrived at the clinic. It is expensive but worth every penny!

  • Standards of hygeine have always been excellent and they are adhering strictly to the new guidelines.

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    What fantastic service. I have been having a few treatments of which I had been quite scared of initially, however I am so pleased I spoke with Kim who is just amazing inside and out. Drinking my Skinade and doing my Obagi regime.....I can feel and see the difference already. Ladies - you have to visit Changes and see what they have to offer. The perfect pick me up for 2020! x - Joanne 

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    Treatment was amazing, was a bit unsure of what results I would get from just 6 sessions however was so so pleased!

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    I have been visiting changes now for a couple of months. I have had pro max lipo, facials and waxing. The staff have been lovely and have been really accommodating when I need to bring my little girl with me or change appointment times. Katie on reception has always been really friendly and always gets me a coffee! Rosie has done most of my treatments, she is fab and explained the whole process, and after my initial pro max booking, I went on to book other treatments. I love the pro max lipo and can't believe I haven't had it before!! After 6 treatments I had got into my old jeans, which were a size smaller. I am having my 12th treatment today and can't wait to see how many inches I have lost in total. It has shifted fat from my stomach that has not budged from exercise. Other staff that are equally lovely are Amy and Nicola. I will continue to use Changes for regular treatments such as nails, waxing and facials. Thanks!

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    I had such a wonderful experience with Naomi yesterday and am thrilled with my new brows. The whole experience from start for finish was very professional and I felt I had plenty of input into what shape and colour would suit me best.! Some wouldn't understand however my new brows are literally a game changer and will give me so much more confidence when not wearing a full face of make up. Highly recommended!  T.Wheeler - Fareham

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