At Kaizen MediSpa, Dr. Joe McDonald and his team in Bethesda, MD provide comprehensive, quality skin care solutions for men and women. Many of our patients are seeking cosmetic treatments to improve the appearance and health of their skin. For those who want flawless skin, dermaplaning may be suggested.

What Is Dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning is a specialized procedure offered by the team at Kaizen MediSpa to essentially exfoliate the skin and remove the fine vellus hairs, sometimes known as peach fuzz, that develop on the facial area. Not only does this create a smoother facial complexion, but it also allows skin treatment solutions to penetrate better and provides the perfect canvas for makeup application.

During a dermaplaning session, our team of professionals will focus on helping patients achieve smoother, hair-free skin on the face. The skin is pulled taut and the provider uses a surgical blade that is stroked gently over the skin. This blade removes not only the layer of dead skin that can cause the face to appear dull, but it also eliminates vellus hairs. This exfoliating process has become one of the most popular treatments for brightening and improving the skin’s appearance. While the treatment may sound rather scary, it is completely comfortable and pain-free.

How Often Should I Have Dermaplaning Performed?

To maintain the results, patients should come into Kaizen MediSpa every month to have their skin dermaplaned. This will help in maintaining the clear, smooth skin and eliminate dead skin cells.

Who Is A Candidate For Dermaplaning?

Any patient who wants to improve their skin’s texture, tone, and overall appearance can benefit from dermaplaning. This is especially true for women who have excessive facial hair caused by hormonal imbalances. Our team can evaluate a patient during a consultation to determine if this treatment would be advantageous for their skin.

Learn More About Dermaplaning Today!

At Kaizen MediSpa, patients in the community of Bethesda, MD are welcome to book an appointment with Dr. Joe McDonald to learn about the benefits of dermaplaning. This treatment is readily available for new and existing patients, and a visit can be scheduled by calling (240) 560-5100. The practice is conveniently located at 7505 Democracy Boulevard, Suite A-113.

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