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Beat Summer Skin Damage With Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning will help you remove dead skin cells and fine facial hair

Keep your facial skin young, clean and hair free with a quick and simple technique known as dermaplaning.

With summer coming up, it is hard to maintain facial hygiene and healthy skin. The heat and moisture will clog pores, accumulate dead cells and give a perfect breeding environment for bacteria, but a technique known as dermaplaning can save you.

Dermaplaning is a simple, pain free and quick procedure that anyone can undergo, given that they don’t suffer from conditions such as acne.

The technique involves an aesthetician swiping a small, sterile blade gently across a person’s face, removing dead skin cells and vellus hair along the way.

The first thing that the technique helps with is removing all hair from the face, including the tiny, thin hairs known as peach fuzz.

Not only will your face look and feel cleaner and smoother, it will also be protected from dirt, dust and bacteria that gets trapped between hairs.

By removing the top layer of skin, which is usually damaged and full of dead skin cells, your skin will glow and become brighter, leaving a clear improvement in skin texture and tone.

The long-term benefits of dermaplaning are generation of new cells, removal of wrinkles and dark spots, as well as the removal of all fine facial hair.

is , while the long-term effects are increased cell turnover, fewer wrinkles and dark spots, reduction of acne scarring, and the removal of fine facial hair.

Many people might not feel comfortable having a scalpel so close to their face (and throat), but as they say, the price of beauty is pain.

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