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Cosmetic Dermatology Procedures - Dr. Nissan Pilest

Dermaplaning

Orange County Non Surgical Dermaplaning

Go ahead, go “under the knife”!

In this case, the “knife” doesn’t cut your skin, it instead is held at an angle and safely, painlessly removes dead skin cells and the peach fuzz that shows up so annoyingly well in the sunlight.

• Dull skin? Gone
• Peach fuzz? Gone
• Flaky skin? Gone

You’re going to love this

Immediately see more radiant skin that’s softer than you can imagine. Enjoy this medical-grade exfoliation that transforms your skin during a luxurious 45-minute treatment where we incorporate our finest back bar products to leave your face refreshed, brighter, smoother and more beautiful.

Following dermaplaning, your skin is incredibly smooth. Makeup glides on, skin care products absorb better and you’ll find yourself appreciating your baby-smooth face, sans roughness and facial hair.

What Dermaplaning is

Dermaplaning is a simple and safe procedure for exfoliating the epidermis and ridding the skin of fine vellus hair (peach fuzz).

Because dermaplaning is a quick procedure with few to no adverse effects, it has quickly gained popularity among cosmetic medical providers across the country. Using a blade  and a delicate touch, we skim the surface of the skin using light feathering strokes. No pain, no cutting, no bleeding.

This is a great treatment for patients who are pregnant or nursing who want a deep exfoliation, but don’t want or aren’t allowed to use chemicals that could be absorbed into the bloodstream and affect their unborn child. It is also a first choice for patients who have excess vellus hair (peach fuzz) on the skin. **Many women with Middle Eastern or Spanish genes have darker facial hair they want to remove without the risks or chemicals or laser.

Hair will NOT grow back heavier and darker after dermaplaning. As long as the hair is superficial vellus hair, it will grow back at the same rate and texture as before the treatment.

What Dermaplaning isn’t

Dermaplaning is sometimes erroneously thought to be similar to dermabrasion. It’s NOTHING like dermbrasion. Dermabrasion is a medical procedure in which the skin is abraded down to the dermis using a wire brush. There are many complications associated with dermabrasion, including infections and scarring, which is why it is not commonly used anymore. Dermaplaning, on the other hand, is a simple shaving of the epidermis.

A Welcome “Addiction”

Liz, one of our ultra-talented RNs, has been helping women of all ages gain a new appreciation for silky skin.

“It can be a little addictive,” she says. “Once you see how porcelain-like your skin can appear, it’s hard to give it up.”

Pores or Breakouts? Simple add-on will boost the effect

If you have pores that distress you or skin that’s prone to breakouts, or you feel a little extra exfoliation is in order, top off with an application of salicylic acid to refine your new baby-smooth skin even more.

Zero downtime, no side effects other than a little pinkness. Treatments take about 30 minutes and is totally painless. You can repeat treatments every 21 days. All that new skin will be sensitive, so do use sunscreen.

A little squeamish? 

Although dermaplaning is an “oh my gosh, this is great” experience, if the idea of a scalpel is too much, then move over to SilkPeel for skin that literally feels like silk afterward. It’s addicting on its own!

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