If you’re wondering whether to go with microdermabrasion or a chemical peel, the answer may be both! … You may get better results when you do both a microdermabrasion and chemical peel at the same time. And you get the best results when you get them done at AlluraDerm MD Med Spa in Albuquerque!
Is a chemical peel more effective than microdermabrasion?
While microdermabrasion works well on superficial skin imperfections (some acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles, enlarged pores and sun spots), a chemical peel is more effective on serious skin problems like deeper scars and wrinkles.
Can you do a facial and chemical peel together?
Dermaplaning and chemical peels work so well together because the removal of dead cells and peach fuzz allows for deeper penetration and more effective use of the chemical peel. There are several ingredients that can chemically resurface your skin, like glycolic, trichloroacetic and lactic acid.
What happens after microdermabrasion and chemical peel?
After your treatment, you may experience some tightness and minor redness that will diminish within a few hours. We recommend the application of a soothing moisturizer and sunscreen for post care. Further aftercare instructions will be provided. There is essentially no downtime with this treatment.
How often should you get microdermabrasion and chemical peel?
This might be different from person to person depending on a number of factors but typically, you should have a microdermabrasion treatment every 2 to 4 weeks. This is going to help you maintain your results and keep that skin glowing.
What chemical peel is the strongest?
The deep peel contains high concentrations of trichloroacetic acid, and it’s the most powerful of the chemical peels.
How long after microdermabrasion do you see results?
You will begin to see some changes in your skin immediately after the first treatment session. Your skin will be more vibrant and have a youthful glow right away. This effect will get more pronounced in the first 24 hours after treatment as your skin calms from the therapy and the renewed skin becomes more visible.
Can you do microneedling and chemical peel at the same time?
Combining chemical peels and microneedling enhances your skin inside and out. We recommend that you have a chemical peel first to exfoliate the top layers of your skin. Then, 4-6 weeks later, you start your microneedling treatments to boost collagen production in the deeper layers of your skin.
Should I Dermaplane before or after chemical peel?
Dermaplane treatments can be used before chemical peels and facials. You should consult our specialists on specific treatments, but in many cases, the dermaplane treatment can enhance the effectiveness facials and chemical peels.
Can you do Dermaplaning and chemical peel together?
While dermaplaning and chemical peels are effective apart, they work synergistically together. Dermaplaning helps to remove the outer layers of the skin, making the chemical solution in a chemical peel far more effective.
Can I do microdermabrasion after glycolic peel?
Microdermabrasion alone provides the benefits of exfoliation but may provide faster results and increased patient satisfaction when combined with superficial glycolic acid (alpha-hydroxy acid) peels because of the significant antiaging effects of glycolic acid peels.
What is the difference between Microderm and chemical peel?
While chemical peels are a form of chemical exfoliation, microdermabrasion is a form of manual exfoliation, meaning the dead surface skin cells are physically sloughed away revealing a smoother texture and a more even tone. Unlike a chemical peel, microdermabrasion doesn’t necessitate a pre-procedure plan.
Who should not use microdermabrasion?
People who have taken the acne medicine isotretinoin in the past 6 months may need to wait before having microdermabrasion. They have an increased risk of complications such as scarring. Speak to a doctor about any spot or patch of skin that is growing, bleeding, or changing in any way.
Should I do a chemical peel before microdermabrasion?
You may get better results when you do both a microdermabrasion and chemical peel at the same time. And you get the best results when you get them done at AlluraDerm MD Med Spa in Albuquerque!
Why does my skin look worse after a chemical peel?
A chemical peel can cause treated skin to become darker than normal (hyperpigmentation) or lighter than normal (hypopigmentation). Hyperpigmentation is more common after superficial peels, while hypopigmentation is more common after a deep peel.
Can microdermabrasion remove dark spots?
Microdermabrasion uses tiny exfoliating crystals that are sprayed on the skin. It works best on problems such as dull skin, brown spots, and age spots.