What is Dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning, also known as Dermaplane is a non-invasive technique used in aesthetic medicine to remove the vellus hair and the excess of dead skin from the epidermis, the outermost layer of the skin.
When performed under clinical settings, a surgical-grade scalpel is used to delicately scrape the epidermis’s surface, removing dead skin cells, lipids and vellus hair.
patients as it removes potential dirt trapped in the fine hair.
At BLU Clinics London, most of our patients fall in love with this treatment as it leaves them with shiny, glowing skin and flawless make-up application.
Who is Dermaplaning Suitable For?
Dermaplaning is suitable for all skin types and is an ideal stand-alone treatment or in combination with chemical peels as it allows better penetration of the peel.
It is ideal for Acne-prone patients as it removes potential dirt trapped in the fine hair.
Prior to beginning your treatment our specialists will discuss any sensitivities or skin concerns with you.
- Eliminates “fuzzy hair,” resulting in a Smoother, Younger appearance (the hair will grow back therefore most patients require 4-6 maintenance treatments)
- Manual Exfoliation of Dead Skin Cells
- Increase Cell Turnover
- Brighten Skin
- Glowy skin
- Flawless Makeup – smooth and no uneven skin patches
- Low risk
- There is no downtime
- Can help acne patients or occasional breakouts
- Reduce Enlarged pores
- Can be used on skin that is sensitive
“Brilliant first-time experience, non-painful, non-stressful and with almost immediate results. As someone who has always been sceptical and reticent to any sort of aesthetic procedure- I highly recommend Dr. Irina and her gentle touch: she’ll carefully listen to your needs, guide and follow you step-by-step, clarify and disperse any doubts and finally- take the desired result home. Overall 10/10.”
Frequently Asked Questions
Are There any Contraindications for Dermaplaning?
● Active Rosacea
● Severe Acne
● Active Eczema
What is Vellus Hair?
Vellus hair also known as “peach fuzz” is a short, almost transparent in colour fine hair that covers the whole face and body. It differs from terminal hair which is longer, darker, thicker and is located most often on the head, and some other areas of the body.
Does Hair Grow Thicker After Dermaplaning?
Removing vellus hair does not result in thicker or darker regrowth.
How is Dermaplaning Done?
Dermaplaning is a painless treatment, but you may feel light scratching of the skin surface.
Our aesthetician will wash and dry your skin completely. Following that, the specialist will pull an area of your skin tight with one hand while holding a sterilized surgical blade at a 45-degree angle with the other and scraping away dead skin cells and vellus hair with short, quick strokes.
The procedure takes only 30 -40 min to do, and leaves you with glowing skin for up to 4 to 6 weeks.
Why Choose Blu Clinics to Get Dermaplaning?
At BLU Clinics, we take pride in the fact that we operate only with experts, and that our ultimate aim is to help our patients become the greatest versions of themselves. All of our services are performed by specialists in London, and use the highest quality medical grade products available.
Our guarantee to customers is that they will leave our clinic with a radiant complexion and a huge smile!