Hydradermabrasion (also known in clinics as the Hydrafacial) is a next generation of skin care, it's skin resurfacing treatment which combines microdermabrasion with hydration techniques to polish away fine lines and improve skin tone and texture.
Microdermabrasion is ‘dry method’ of skin rejuvenation using abrasive aluminium crystals. Rather than using crystals, Hydradermabrasion uses a specially designed tip to exfoliate the skin and also incorporates serums which work to cleanse, hydrate and moisturise at the same time as the exfoliation takes place.
Hydradermabrasion: Am I suitable?
Hydradermabrasion is a very mild skin care treatment that causes minimal damage to the surface of the skin so should be suitable for everyone. It can be used to extract blackheads and whiteheads, improve acne-prone skin, target fine lines or hyperpigmentation, as well as providing a general boost to the complexion.
Hydradermabrasion: What do I have to do to prepare?
There is no preparation necessary for this treatment.
Hydradermabrasion: What’s the treatment like?
The treatment is very short and should take just 30 minutes; the machine’s tip is passed over the skin in smooth movements and then a serum is applied which is immediately ‘vacuumed’ away. The serums vary depending on the skin concerns of the client.
Hydradermabrasion: What about after?
There should be no discomfort or downtime apart from a temporary redness – in fact it should be possible to return to work immediately.
Hydradermabrasion: What will it cost me?
Treatments cost approximately £100 and a number of sessions are advised to get the best results. Your practitioner might also suggest combining hydradermabrasion with other treatments, such as skin peels, to get even better results.