What is microdermabrasion? The SkinBase™ Facial microdermabrasion treatment uses a stream of non-allergenic crystals to remove your skin’s outermost layers of dead cells. Your therapist will use the handset to direct the stream of crystal over the treatment area and, where necessary, target specific zones. The handset then uses a mild suction to draw away the crystal and skin debris to reveal your new and improved complexion.
The SkinBase™ Facial is chemical free and non-invasive yet achieves amazing results revealing younger, healthier looking skin from the very first treatment. The skin’s appearance is further improved through increased collagen & elastin production as your body produces a new layer of skin.
Microdermabrasion is an effective skin rejuvenation procedure that requires no downtime, allowing clients to resume normal activities immediately after the procedure. The procedure is extremely popular because it is painless yet effective with minimal redness, swelling or irritation.
Microdermabrasion is commonly used to treat and diminish:
- Acne & Acne Scarring
- Dull & Tired Skin
- Fine Lines & Forehead Wrinkles
- Uneven Skin Tone, Brown Spots & Blotches
- Pigmentation & Skin Blemishes
- Ageing Skin
- Stretch Marks
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- Benefits of Microdermabrasion
- What skin conditions can be treated with MD?
- The Treatment
- Aftercare and Downtime
- Microdermabrasion for Men
- Treatment Courses and Prices
The SkinBase™ Facial microdermabrasion treatment takes approximately thirty minutes, depending upon the skin condition, the area to be treated, and the desired outcome. Radiance also offer a 45 minute Luxury MD Facial and a 70 minute Deluxe MD Facial that both include the SkinBase™ Facial microdermabrasion treatment.
We recommend that you adhere to the following advice after having microdermabrasion treatment:
For 12 Hours Post-Treatment
Do not wear heavy make-up.
For 24 Hours Post-Treatment
No swimming, facial waxing or fake tan application.
For 48 Hours Post-Treatment
No sauna, sun beds or sun exposure.
No botox, collagen injections or dermal fillers.
For 72 Hours Post-Treatment
Do not use any anti-ageing creams, AHAs, glycolics, retinol or exfoliating products.
During a course of microdermabrasion SPF 15 minimum must be applied and exposure to UV should be avoided.
Regular moisturiser applications are vital to replenish moisture and prevent the skin from becoming dry and peeling. If your skin feels hot, splash with cold water, pat dry and moisturise regularly with a gentle, hydrating moisturiser.
The SkinBase™ Facial – 30 Minutes
Cleanse, Microdermabrasion, Tone, Moisturise and SPF
• Single Treatment £45• Course of 3 Treatments £120• Purchase a Course of 5 and get 6th FREE! £225
Luxury Microdermabrasion Facial – 45 Minutes
Cleanse, Microdermabrasion, Tone, Hydrating Mask, Moisturise and SPF
• Single Treatment £55• Course of 3 Treatments £145• Purchase a Course of 5 and get 6th FREE! £275
Deluxe Microdermabrasion Facial – 70 Minutes
Cleanse, Microdermabrasion, Tone, Hydrating Silk Mask, Serum, Moisturise, SPFPLUS Shoulder, Neck and Scalp Massage!
• Single Treatment £85• Course of 3 Treatments £180
Microdermbrasion is generally a safe, controlled system of intense exfoliation and resurfacing that is suitable for all skin types. However for some clients with pre-existing medical conditions this treatment is not considered safe or advisable. These health conditions are known as total contraindications.
If you have any questions or concerns or you think this may apply to you then please feel free to call or email for advice. All information given is treated in the strictest confidence.
The following health conditions are considered total contraindications to microdermabrasion treatment:
- Cancer (within the past 12 months)
- Auto-Immune Disease
- Grade 4 Acne
- Clients currently undergoing Roaccutane treatment (or within the past 6 months)
- Clients who are pregnant