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The SkinBase™ Facial Microdermabrasion treatment uses a stream of non-allergenic crystals to remove your skin’s outermost layers of dead cells. It is chemical free and non-invasive yet achieves amazing results revealing younger, healthier looking skin from the very first treatment. As well as improving overall skin texture and appearance, Microdermabrasion can help improve conditions such as pigmentation, acne, scarring, congestion, fine lines and wrinkles. Acne, congestion and scarring on the back can also be treated with Microdermabrasion. 



What is Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion uses a stream of non-allergenic crystals (aluminium oxide) to remove your skin’s outermost layers of dead cells. Your therapist will use a handheld device to direct the stream of crystal over the treatment area and, where necessary, target specific zones. The handset then uses a mild suction to draw away the crystal and skin debris to reveal your new and improved complexion.

Is Microdermabrasion painful?

Microdermabrasion is not painful. You may experience some warmth and tingling during and after the treatment.

Can Microdermabrasion be done on the body?

Microdermabrasion can be used on the body as well as the face for example hands and feet or the back. 

Will my skin be sensitive after Microdermabrasion?

For a few days after having microdermabrasion your skin may feel a little more sensitive than usual. It is receomended not to wear make up for 24 hours and to avoid any exfoliating or retinol products for 72 hours. It is also recommended to wear an SPF.

Will my skin be red after Microdermabrasion?

Your skin may be a little pink or red after having microdermabrasion however this should subside within a few hours.  

Can I wear make up after having Microdermabrasion?

It is recommended to avoid make up for 24 hours after having microdermabrasion. In some cases you may be able to wear light application of mineral make up. 

Is Microdermabrasion a good treatment for acne?

Microdermabrasion can help improve acne and acne scarring as it helps unclog pores, keep the skin clean and help to rejuvenate the surface layers of the skin.For best results, a course of treatments is recommended. 

Is Microdermabrasion good for ageing skin?

Microdermabrasion can help rejuvenate ageing skin and reduce fine lines. For best results, a course of treatments is recommended. 

Will I see results after one Microdermabrasion treatment?

Results will be visible after one microdermabrasion treatment. Skin will feel smoother, better hydrated and will look clearer and brighter. One treatment is ideal to get glowing skin prior to a special event.

How often should I have Microdermabrasion?

As good skin maintenance it is recommended to have Microdermabrasion once a month. For specific concerns such as acne, scarring, pigmentation, lines and wrinkles then a course of treatments will give the best results.  

Can I have Mocrodermabrasion if I am pregnant?

Microdermabrasion is not recommended if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. 

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