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Crystal Peel (Micro Dermabrasion)

Micro-dermabrasion is a progressive, non-invasive treatment that propels natural mineral crystals onto the surface of the skin for gentle epidermal abrasion that reveals newer, healthier, younger skin.

Micro-dermabrasion works in two ways:

Correction: The speed of the crystal flow causes an abrasive action that gently removes the surface layers of the skin, allowing smoother, fresher skin to emerge.

Stimulation: The vacuum action helps to stimulate microcirculation, increasing the blood supply that provides nutrients needed for skin regeneration. It also stimulates formation of new collagen and elastin to improve skin texture and elasticity.

The treatment is performed with little discomfort. At the most, sensitive patients might experience a slight sensation resembling a light sunburn. After treatment, the skin has a pink glow, and patients can resume normal activities almost immediately.

This system gradually abrades epidermal cells to treat a vast range of skin problems:

    - Sun-damaged skin

    - Uneven and granular skin

    - Fine lines and wrinkles enlarged pores

    - Blackheads and comedones

    - Superficial scars

    - Some stretch marks

Micro Controlled Peeling offers a gentler alternative to more traumatic resurfacing treatments. It does not involve trauma or bleeding. The treatment is executed slowly and progressively, removing only superficial layers of the epidermis to reveal a youthful complexion and glow. Your therapist has total control and works under the strictest hygiene standards, using sterile, disposable treatment nozzles to ensure your safety.

Each treatment takes 15 to 30 minutes. When combined with other anti-ageing treatments, it takes 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Age and skin condition determine the number of treatments required to achieve optimum effect. For most skin disorders, a minimum of five treatments is recommended. Results can be seen in both the texture and the appearance of the skin after just one session. Closely spaced treaneck, and neckline, with a second sweep on any areas of hyperpigmentation or with textural irregularities.

Treatments, combined with maintenance sessions, will result in better skin quality and may postpone the first lifting treatments for some years.

There are virtually no areas of the body that would not benefit from micro-dermabrasion. When used in the exfoliation mode, it can be performed on the entire face.

    - Smoothes out acne scaring

    - Removes blackheads and comedones

    - Reduces enlarged pores removes excess skin oil

    - Blends scars and smoothes complexion

    - Refines granular skin

    - Reduces age spots

    - Leaves skin silky smooth

    - Reduces fine lines and wrinkles

    - Promotes cell regeneration

    - Improves skin tone

    - Effective on sun spots and pigmentation imbalances