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Following a quick cleanse and lymphatic drainage, Elena performs microdermabrasion, which involves the use of crystals to deeply exfoliate and brighten the face.
Chemical peels can be combined with other services such as dermaplaning and microdermabrasion.
Speaking of facials, clients can drop in for Colbert's famous Triad treatment, a favorite among his red carpet stars for its ability to pack microdermabrasion, laser toning, and a light chemical peel into one 45-minute transformative experience.
While milia can develop spontaneously or as secondary events during healing from burns, lasers, and microdermabrasion, other factors, such as genetics and the use of heavy occlusive cosmetics, may also cause spots to pop up, says Zeichner.
For a mild yet effective treatment, Dr. Wechsler suggests exfoliating with a brown sugar scrub, microdermabrasion (a device that gently sands down and softens the skin), or urea gels.
But according to the latest survey from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, microdermabrasion treatments are becoming less popular.
Other popular choices mentioned in the report: soft-tissue fillers, chemical peels, laser hair removal and microdermabrasion.
The top five minimally invasive procedures were Botox (up 2%), soft-tissue fillers (up 3%), chemical peel (up 1%), laser hair removal (down 2%), and microdermabrasion (down 4%).
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medical Definition of microdermabrasion
- During a professional microdermabrasion treatment, skin is blasted with jagged-edged crystals, usually aluminum oxides, that are applied with a wand, which also has a suction mechanism to pull away dead skin cells.
- —Jessica Ramakrishnan, The Chicago Tribune, 24 Jan. 2007
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