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Microdermabrasion
for Acne Scars

Why use microdermabrasion for acne?

So many people today are worried about their skin and keeping it clean and healthy trying to find the right soaps and creams that could give them relief. 

More often than not though, the creams and soaps available on the market or prescribed by the dermatologist are not enough to keep away the acne, pimples and dry skin.

Luckily there is hope for those desperate situations today. 

Do a Google search for "Microdermabrasion before and after photos" or "microdermabrasion pictures" and literally thousands of results appear. This is a valuable and effective means for many people to reverse the damage of scars created by acne and injuries.

There are similarities between a chemical peel and microdermabrasion, the difference being that one is performed with machinery and a mineral grit like diamond dust, and the other is usually an organic acid like glycolic acid. You may want to look into a home microdermabrasion kit or a microdermabrasion cloth.

Micro-Dermabrasion is a wonderful tool for those people who have problems with fine lines, wrinkles, acne, scars and pores with severe build up as well as people who have overexposed their skin to the sun. Depending on the severity of your acne or skin condition, more than one application is needed before you can get satisfactory results. If used regularly it can keep your complexion healthier and younger. 

Microdermabrasion for acne consists of the removal of the outer layer of the skin thanks to a light abrasion. It is normally done in spas and salons with specific machines, but now it can be done at home too.

It is inexpensive and easy to do at home. The procedure consists of the abrasion by zinc oxide or aluminum crystals removing skin cells on the outer layer of the skin. Some clients have complained that when going to spas and salons this procedure can be very painful leaving the skin sore for several days.

On the other hand, the microdermabrasion kits that are sold for home use can be an inexpensive and nearly painless way of beautifying and treating the skin.

Battery powered, a typical unit comes with three soft brushes and a container full of diamond crystals (made of zinc oxide) that are applied to the face. This is a soft and easy way of cleaning your complexion and the procedure lasts just a few minutes. The kit is extremely useful for any women who are stressed for time to go to spas or salons. Not only women can benefit from skin treatments, but men too. It has become very popular in the past few years, becoming more widespread especially among younger men.

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Men are looking to microdermabrasion for acne these days as well, although sometimes the biggest hurdle might be going into a beauty salon for the treatment. Sometimes overcoming the social stigma associated with acne has added embarrassments not often thought of.

Until a few years ago men usually only used soap and water to cleanse their skin. More often these days they take better care of themselves. When it comes to removing scars and pimples, spas and beauty salons offer microdermabrasion sessions along with more traditional services.

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