Microdermabrasion is a form of skin resurfacing (or skin peeling). It is non-invasive and non surgical. It is a superbly effective treatment that mechanically exfoliates the skin with micro-crystals removing dead cells, improving skin texture and smoothing away irregularities. Microdermabrasion also acts to stimulate the production of fresh new skin cells and collagen.
Best of all, the treatment delivers instant and remarkable results. After your first session, your skin will have a fresh pink glow and a smoother feel. With continued treatments, you will notice a significant reduction in the appearance of fine lines, acne scars, age spots, enlarged pores and uneven pigmentation.
Before long, your skin will look softer, smoother, firmer and younger.
Microdermabrasion is a fully tested procedure that has been used safely and successfully in the USA for many years and is now becoming very popular in the UK. It’s pain-free and suitable for both men and woman and beneficial for a broad range of skin conditions.
We advise that you do not apply make up to the treated area immediately after treatment. It is ideal to wait at least three hours but 24 hrs is preferable. However mineral make up is the exception and can be applied free of charge following this procedure and can be purchased from the clinic for you to use at home.
Do not carry out excessive exercise for 24 hours. (Perspiration may cause stinging and additional blood flow may prolong redness).
Do not expose the area to heat i.e. saunas, steam rooms, hot showers etc.
Do not use any exfoliating methods or rub the treated area with flannels or towels.
Is there anything I should do following a microdermabrasion?
Protect your skin by applying a full spectrum sunscreen daily, regardless of whether conditions.
Keep the skin well moisturised especially for the first three to four days following treatment. A non- perfumed high quality product is recommended and can be purchased at the clinic.
Enjoy the renewed, smoother and fresher texture of your skin.
What are the benefits of Microdermabrasion?Madison Chandler2023-06-19T18:59:48+00:00
A pink glow or mild redness lasting from a one hour to a couple of days.
Usually after a 24 hr period your skin will return to normal colour and feel much smoother and cleaner.
A tingling or slightly “wind swept” sensation, lasting from one hour to a couple of days.
Slight dryness or tightness of the skin, lasting from one to fourteen days.
If an intense treatment is performed, healing times may be longer.
*Disclaimer: Results may vary from client to client.
Yes, we do advise you to maintain your results with regular treatments, ideally once a month. The most important aspect of your skin care will be to use the prescribed products every day to augment the results further.
Although a difference can be seen after only one session, a course of treatments is recommended to achieve deeper long lasting results. The average complete cell turnover is 4 -5 weeks, so it will be at the end of this time that the full results can be seen.
Once your practitioner has established your requirements, a treatment programme will be designed to suit your needs. The typical length between treatments is 10-14 days, however this may change after a programme has been set.
No it does not. Most clients tolerate the treatment very well with most finding it quite relaxing. The sensation experienced is slightly scratchy and warming, but this disappears very quickly once the treatment is finished.
What should I do before starting treatment?Madison Chandler2023-06-19T18:51:59+00:00
To achieve the best results and avoid unwanted after effects, it is advisable to adhere to the following:
A full consultation with a practitioner is required to assess your suitability and to answer any questions you may have. The consultation is free and treatment can be carried out on the same day. A sample treatment may also be performed on your hand to verify the painlessness and effectiveness of microdermabrasion.
Discontinue all AHA, Glycolic products, and any exfoliating products for a minimum of three days prior to treatment and cease usage for the duration of your treatment course.
Discontinue all Vitamin A, Renova or similar products for three weeks prior to treatment and post treatment. Do not use for the duration of our treatment course.
If you are prone to severe cold sores, it is advisable to obtain a prescription from you doctor for anti viral medication which should be started at least 1 day prior to treatment.
Avoid facial fillers or Wrinkle Relaxers for 14 days prior to treatment. Ensure the skin has completely settled and returned to its normal state post treatment before having facial fillers or Wrinkle Relaxers.
A prescribed homecare range can be recommended to enhance your in-clinic treatment and help to achieve further benefits.
Who is microdermabrasion not suitable for?Madison Chandler2023-06-19T18:51:16+00:00
If you are affected by any of the following conditions, it may be recommended that you do not have treatment:
Eczema / dermatitis
Active cold sores
Use of steroids
What skin types/conditions will benefit from microdermabrasion?Madison Chandler2023-06-19T18:50:27+00:00
Common treatments conditions include:
Acne prone skins
Blackhead and congested skin
Sun damaged skin
Uneven skin texture
Fine lines and wrinkles
Wow! Is all I can say after having microdermabrasion my skin looks brighter and healthier. You can actually feel it working. My skin now looks and feels great!
Barbara, aged 43 – Milton Keynes
Microdermabrasion & skin peel combination
I had suffered with acne from the age of 18. I had been to my doctors and tried every pill and cream that was available, but none of them seemed to work. Since having a course of microdermabrasion and skin peels, the changes have been unbelievable. It has boosted my self confidence enormously. My skin has never looked or felt so clean and blemish free. I am so grateful.
Michelle, aged 22 Milton Keynes
I had microdermabrasion and skin peel to treat pigmentation on my face. I am very happy with the result. I had been so aware of the patches since my last pregnancy and people would often comment and ask what they were. The staff at Bodilight are excellent, very supportive and professional and take great care with their consultation, treatment and aftercare. I have no hesitation in recommending their services to everyone.
Val, aged 56 – Newport Pagnell
Microdermabrasion & skin peel
My nose has always been heavily smothered in blackheads and my cheeks were full of open pores, which almost looked like pitting caused through acne. After a single treatment my nose looked clearer and my open pores appeared smaller. I have since had 3 further treatments and have loved the effects. I now have a treatment once every 8 weeks or so to maintain the results and prevent congestion.
Dominic, aged 36 Bedford
WOW !- Half price maintenance sessions, after a course of 6 treatments.
Bodilight is the only clinic offering reduced price maintenance treatments! Complete a recommended course of 6 of the same treatment and be assured that all future sessions will be charged at no more than half of the original cost of treatment.
Please note the huge saving you can make when you pre pay for a treatment course of 6 sessions.
Course of 6
Face & neck
Medical microdermabrasion and Skin peel combination
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