Are you still trying to understand the difference between HydraFacial® and microdermabrasion? We have all the info you need on both.
HydraFacial® vs. Microdermabrasion: The Great Debate
While some people swear by microdermabrasion, others have found that they love the hydrating and exfoliating combination that HydraFacial® offers. With rave reviews for each treatment, how do you know which one is right for you? Both procedures come with a slew of beauty benefits, so let’s look at how they compare.
What Is HydraFacial®?
HydraFacial® has taken the world by storm. It is a non-invasive skin resurfacing procedure that’s customizable to meet the needs of different skin types. It’s designed to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, minimize enlarged pores and lighten areas of hyperpigmentation.HydraFacial® utilizes hydradermabrasion, which blasts your skin with vitamin-enriched water using a wand with a resurfacing tip. The wand also has strong vacuum suction, which helps to remove dead skin plus dirt and oil that is trapped beneath the surface. HydraFacial® is considered safe for all skin types. However, if you have extremely sensitive skin or active flare-ups of acne or another underlying skin condition, it’s best to get medical clearance prior to undergoing treatment.
What Is Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is also a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that uses tiny crystals to exfoliate the most superficial layer of dead skin cells. Microdermabrasion buffs and polishes your skin, leaving it silky smooth. Although microdermabrasion treatment is considered safe for most skin types, those with sensitive skin should avoid aggressive treatments. In addition, your skin may be slightly red afterward, but that resolves relatively quickly. However, if you suffer from rosacea, broken capillaries or have open sores, microdermabrasion may not be right for you. PMD microdermabrasion is a personal device that is designed for at-home use.
Should You Choose Microdermabrasion or HydraFacial®?
Choosing between microdermabrasion and HydraFacial® comes down to your skin’s needs. On a side note, microdermabrasion does work well to reduce the appearance of stretch marks. With that said, if you happen to have issues with your skin tone, microdermabrasion may result in spotty areas of lighter or darker spots. However, both procedures can leave you with silky, smooth skin immediately after the procedure.
Deciding between microdermabrasion and HydraFacial® doesn’t have to be difficult. Contact us to schedule a consultation with one of our trained professionals. We are happy to sit down and discuss treatment options with you that are best tailored to your skin type.