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How many microdermabrasions are needed to reduce pores?

How many microdermabrasions are needed to reduce pores?

Abrasions: Each abrasion will slightly reduce pits in the skin. The number of abrasions will depend on how you feel about the results.Most people get best results from prescription meds. Control the acne and the face gradually heals. Realize that no other person looks at your face 3 inches away from a magnifying mirror in a bright light. ...Read more

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Microdermabrasion (Definition)

A spray of fine crystals or a wand embedded with and abrasive material such as diamond dust is used to scrape a layer of dead skin off your face. Suction is used to remove debris from clogged pores. Microdermabrasion can help stimulate collagen and lighten ...Read more


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Advice? Would microdermabrasion help with blackheads spots and large pores?

Advice? Would microdermabrasion help with blackheads spots and large pores?

Probably: Microdermabrasion, peels, and laser resurfacing can all help with large pores. The difference is that it may take quite a few microdermabrasion treatments to see a significant improvement. Deeper peels or laser treatments will likely give you a faster and more significant improvement. However there may be a few days of a recovery period with the more aggressive treatments ...Read more

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How different is profesional and home microdermabrasion?

Deeper Treatment: Devices designed for home use are usually very "watered down". Manufacturers do not want to get sued because people misuse their products. Microdermabrasion machines used by professionals will give you a much deeper exfoliation with stronger suction to clean out your pores. The advantage of home use products is that you may be able to do it more regularly because it's cheaper. ...Read more

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How can I get the most benefits from my microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion: My aesthetician's patients have found that dermaplaning (which is done with a blade that gives an aggressive exfoliation) is much more effective than microdermabrasion. Make sure that the person performing the procedure is well qualified. ...Read more

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Can I use scrubs as an alternative for a microdermabrasion?

Controversial: The particles in scrubs at generally larger than those used in microdermabrasion and do not always accomplish as uniform an exfoliation. ...Read more

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How much time should you leave in between microdermabrasion sessions?

Week or so.: These are mild/ minimal exfoliative treatments. That last only a week or so. So it depends on your budget and how much benefit you see from it. ...Read more

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