Our skin is the vastest as well as the most sensitive organ of our body. As the time passes, a lot of changes occur on the skin as a result of number of factors including aging and other environmental factors. Even if you take a lot of care of your skin, it is still prone to number of problems. At the same time there are a number of cosmetic treatments available for these problems. Some are invasive surgeries having side effects and some are non-invasive, short and convenient treatments. Here we will discuss about the uses and benefits of microdermabrasion which is a popular non-invasive and very beneficial cosmetic treatment.
Microdermabrasion is actually the procedure in which minimally abrasive instrument is used to gently sand the skin and removes the uneven and damaged layer of skin. The procedure is greatly helpful for improving the texture and tone of the skin and can address number of skin problems. It also stimulates the production of collagen. Collagen is a naturally occurring protein found in the skin that makes it appear smooth and taut. With aging, collagen decreases and microdermabrasion is effective to boost its production.
During the procedure of microdermabrasion, microparticles or a diamond tipped abrader is used to exfoliate the above layer of skin and also stimulates the production of new skin cells. Two types of techniques are used for the procedure of microdermabrasion. One technique involves use of a hand-held device that streams small crystals on the skin. Other technique involves use of diamond tipped wand that is moved across the skin and exfoliates it.
Microdermabrasion is a beneficial treatment because it does not cause any side effects and can address a number of skin problems. The skin problems, procedure of microdermabrasion is effective for are as follows.
- Improves the black heads and age spots on the skin
- Improves the pigmentation on the skin that is the appearance of dark spots
- Lightens or eradicates the stretch marks
- Removes or reduces the lines and wrinkles on the skin
- Reduces or eradicates the large pores on the skin
- Improves the appearance of acne
- Removes or lessens the appearance of acne scars.
- Makes the skin lighter and smoother
There are numerous uses and benefits of microdermabrasion and if you want any of your skin problems get treated, you can consult an experienced dermatologist for this purpose.