Why Choose Dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning is the ideal choice for those who want a smoother, healthier, more glowing complexion—and who also want to remove their fine facial hair. This skin exfoliation treatment removes dead, dry skin and unwanted peach fuzz with the goal of refreshing and revitalizing the look and feel of your skin.

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What is Dermaplaning Best For?

  • Exfoliating the skin 
  • Removing unwanted peach fuzz
  • Improving uneven skin tone
  • Reducing hyperpigmentation
  • Increasing skin firmness 
  • Decreasing the visibility of acne scars
  • Achieving brighter, softer, healthier skin

Dermaplaning Treatment Details

Dermaplaning in the Worcester, MA area is a comfortable, in-office treatment with zero pain. Before we begin, your skin will be cleansed and prepped. No numbing cream is needed, as the procedure is completely non-invasive and does not use any chemicals. 

Using a small, blade-like instrument, the dermaplaning process exfoliates the skin, removing dirt, oil, and debris.

The blade strokes are very gentle and light, and feel just as you would imagine: like shaving or “scrubbing”. 

Next, we use a mask customized to your skin type to detoxify and plump your skin—leaving it bright, energized, and glowing. Also, there’s no better way to end your dermaplaning session than with an application of our naturally derived, paraben- and sulfate-free moisturizer containing SPF to protect your refreshed skin from the sun.

Key Benefits of Dermaplaning

  • Helps makeup go on more smoothly 
  • Provides instant results with no discomfort and gives you a healthy glow
  • Excellent for all skin types
  • Allows for deeper penetration of topical products 
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Candidates for Dermaplaning

If you’re considering dermaplaning in Shrewsbury and Worcester MA, you may be a perfect candidate. Those who make great patients for this treatment are individuals who:

  • Want softer, smoother, clearer skin
  • Want to remove their facial peach fuzz
  • Do not have active acne 
  • Do not have sensitive skin
  • Do not have rosacea
  • Are not men with a lot of facial hair 
  • Fully understand the home care instructions

Recovery and Results

There is no downtime involved with dermaplaning, but some patients will have some facial redness for the remainder of the day. It’s best to avoid wearing makeup during this time. Be very careful when washing your face, only using your hands for about two days. Although you should always wear sunscreen outdoors no matter what, it’s especially important to use sunscreen on the treated area anytime you go outside for the next few weeks following a dermaplaning treatment. Even though you’ll notice results after just one dermaplaning treatment, we recommend dermaplaning every 2-4 weeks for the best results. 

We advise holding off on using any peeling agents, retinol, and exfoliants 3 nights prior to your treatment.

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FAQ

How much does dermaplaning cost?

Are there any skin types that this treatment isn’t recommended for?

Will dermaplaning cause my peach fuzz to grow back thicker or darker?

Can dermaplaning cause acne breakouts to develop?

How much does dermaplaning cost?

Our dermaplaning sessions at Skin Dermatology are $80 for 30 minutes, with a $30 add-on fee with another service performed the same day.

Are there any skin types that this treatment isn’t recommended for?

No. Dermaplaning is great for all skin types. However, there are some restrictions for certain skin conditions, or recent treatments such as Accutane or other laser or injectable treatments. Please see the Candidates section to see these conditions.

Will dermaplaning cause my peach fuzz to grow back thicker or darker?

No. The facial hair that is removed during dermaplaning is so thin, fine, and soft that the blade will have no effect on how it looks when it regrows.

Can dermaplaning cause acne breakouts to develop?

No. In fact, dermaplaning actually helps to prevent acne breakouts in the first place because it’s an exfoliation treatment, which unclogs and cleans the pores.

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Dermaplaning at Skin Dermatology

What makes Skin Dermatology different than other dermatologic practices is our team’s dedication to providing boutique-style care to every patient. No expense is spared in providing the very best dermatological care to our patients. Founded and led by double-board certified Dr. Alissa Lamoureux, we represent the best value in the Shrewsbury and Worcester, MA area when it comes to training, expertise, safety, products, technology, and atmosphere. We are dedicated to creating the best possible patient experience while providing the highest quality care. When you choose Skin Dermatology, you can be sure that you’re in the hands of a practice that truly cares.

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