02. lutego 2012 09:17:00
Microdermabrasion is one of the most popular aesthetic procedures performed by aestheticians in the United States. Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive treatment that was first introduced into the United States from Italy in 1997.
Microdermabrasion employs a fine inert abrasive material (usually aluminum oxide crystals) to wear away the epidermis in a precisely regulated and controlled manner. The concept of this procedure is to obtain retexturing without causing an open dermal wound. The process of removing epidermal tissue unearths fresh vibrant cells, and improvement is seen in epidermal wrinkles and post acne scarring.
The use of microdermabrasion equipment can be effectively utilized to add more variety to a salon or spa business and also to give a professional more skin treatment options. The more variety an aesthetician or salon business has to give their clients, the more clients and business they are likely to draw to their location.
What is the Microdermabrasion Machine?
There are many different types of machines out there on the market. For the most part, they all have a very simple design that is similar amongst each other. The skin care products used alongside the machine can vary depending on the aesthetician's preference.
The microdermabrasion machine is essentially a vacuum that is specifically designed for the skin. Crystals are dispensed across the skin's surface through the machine's hand piece utilizing a strong, closed suction. This closed system pulls the crystals and the top layer of the dead, exfoliated dermis into a receiving canister.
What are the Types of Crystals Used in the Microdermabrasion Equipment?
The type of crystal that is used most often by aestheticians is corundum or aluminum oxide. These are the preferred product of crystal because they are great for abrading and cutting. This is due to the crystals rough and serrated surfaces.
The crystals do not interact with the skin in a chemical manner. The skin also does not absorb the crystals. Another benefit of the crystals is that they have bacteria killing properties, making them essential in treating acne.
There are other types of crystals that are popular in microdermabrasion treatments. These include: sodium bicarbonate crystals – baking soda, magnesium oxide crystals and sodium chloride crystals. Some microdermabrasion producers and their recipients are pushing for more organic solutions to the aluminum oxide crystals.
Do all Microdermabrasion Equipment Use Crystals?
No. There are some systems that do not require the use of crystals. These microdermabrasion machines use one of two methods for exfoliating the skin: a diamond tipped hand piece or sandpaper to abrade the skin mechanically. The system does use the usual vacuum suction to get rid of the extra particles and dead skin cells.