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Microdermabrasion is a non-chemical, non-invasive cosmetic treatment that aims to create younger, healthier-looking skin. A spray of microcrystals are use to remove the outer layer of dry, dead skin cells leaving the fresh, younger longer layer below.

Dermabrasion, on the other hand, is a more intensive procedure using a sanding technique to treat deeper facial lines and substantial sun damage.


The procedure
The Microdermabrasion specialist will to spray the abrasive substance (aluminum oxide or diamond crystals) into the layers of skin on the face. The dead skin particles and crystals are then vacuumed from the face. Patients may experience mild tingling pain is unlikely.

Risks and side effects
Microdermabrasion carries few possible risks, side effects of complications. However, patients may experience increased sun sensitivity, dryness of the skin and temporary bruising.

Cost and prices
The price of Microdermabrasion in a UK private clinic is Privately in the UK is as little as £80. Although you can have the treatment cheaper abroad once you include your travel expense you'll end up paying more.

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