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What's the Difference Between Dermabrasion and Dermaplaning?
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Dermabrasion vs Dermaplaning
DERMAPLANING: Dermaplaning has many different implications. Literally, it should mean shaving layers of the dermis. In reality and practice, it tends to mean shaving of the epidermis and is an aggressive method of exfoliation that generally uses a blade. It can be an excellent method of rapdily achieving control of conditions limited to the upper epidermis (stratum corneum and above). Estheticians can perform this as long as they remain in the epidermis. However, this is impossible to...
Dermabrasion is an excellent technique that effectively resurfaces the skin. It can smooth out depressions or uneven surfaces of the skin and can reduce prominent scars as well. Depending on the area that is treated, this may be done with local or regional anesthesia. Dermabrasion is an excellent technique to correct scars, uneven surfaces, or to rejuvenate the areas around the lips by erasing wrinkles.