Microdermabrasion 101: What You Should Know

516338991Perhaps it was in a magazine, at your dermatologist or at the spa, but surely you have bumped into the the term “microdermabrasion” by now.

It is becoming one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the nation. If you’re wondering about the appeal… it’s painless, non-invasive and performed without anesthesia. It’s also suitable for almost everyone.

And yes, in this instance “everyone” includes African-Americans.

What Is Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion, simply summarized, is abrasive skin polishing. Normally, polishing conjures that act of applying a liquid or cream to a smooth surface and buffing it to a shine. In this case, the ultimate goals are smooth, fresh skin, but the method is a bit different.