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Skin treatment that uses an exfoliating blade to skim dead skin cells and hair from your face. It’s also called microplaning or blading.

Dermaplaning Dermaplaning

What is Dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning is a treatment that uses a medical scalpel to gently exfoliate the outer layer of dead skin cells and remove fine facial hair commonly known as “peach fuzz”, technically called “vellus” hair.

It can be used as an alternative to laser treatments and microdermabrasion or along with them for an enhanced result. This procedure will give your skin a more radiant appearance. Following the treatment, makeup application is smoother and other skincare products are able to penetrate deeper in turn making them more effective.



  • Dermaplaning is a cosmetic procedure that removes the top layers of your skin. The procedure aims to remove fine wrinkles and deep acne scarring, as well as make the skin’s surface look smooth when done in conjunction with other procedures such as chemical peels.
  • Dermaplaning is safe for most people, with little risk of side effects when it’s performed in a medical setting.
  • This procedure doesn’t require any downtime for recovery, which makes it extremely convenient.
  • Dermaplaning is a cosmetic treatment, and sessions start at $129.
  • We find this treatment effective for people looking to make their skin appear more youthful, smooth, and bright. Treatments are repeated every 3-4 weeks. It can be done as a standalone procedure or booked with other services.


How to Prepare?

Dermaplaning takes around 30 minutes.

It’s best to avoid exfoliating your skin 3 days before. You should also try to avoid direct sunlight or tanning.

There’s no downtime needed to let your skin heal. We recommend using a broad-spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF 30 and a moisturizer afterward. That’s because your skin may be more sensitive.

You can do dermaplaning every 3 to 4 weeks. But it’s important to remember that its often done as a combined service with other treatments.


Am I a good candidate?

The ideal candidate for dermaplaning has aging, dry, rough, or uneven skin tone. Dermaplaning can also help reduce the appearance of superficial scars, fine lines and superficial hyperpigmentation with continued treatments. More commonly this is an adjunct to other treatments to help develop smooth skin.

Is the treatment safe?

This treatment is extremely safe when performed by an properly trained skincare professional. There is also no downtime associated with this procedure.

Does it hurt?

Dermaplaning is effective by performing a gentle scraping motion across the skin’s surface. With hair removal such as waxing and threading, most people have the idea that all hair removal is painful, but dermaplaning is entirely painless.

What is the benefit of adding a chemical peel with Dermaplaning?

Hyperkeratosis is a build up of dead skin cells on the skin’s surface. By removing this initial layer, a chemical peel is able to penetrate deeper into the dermis resulting in a more effective treatment. The conjunction of dermaplaning and a chemical peel leaves the skin refreshed and rejuvenated. Together they promote new skin growth and target problems such as aging, sun spots and environmental damage.

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