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Tips on Technique: Part 12

Tips on Technique: Part 12 - Combining Dermaplaning with Chemical PeelsA question I am often asked is, “Can I combine dermaplaning with chemical peels?” The answer is yes and no.Dermaplaning prior to a performing a peel (chemical exfoliation) is a...
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Tips on Technique - Part 1

What’s Your Angle? I like to keep the blade low, almost parallel to the skin. It’s safer. I angle it up a little, but not too much, about 30 degrees. I think it’s at 45 degrees.  I’m not sure. The...
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Top 10 Reasons to Dermaplane Your Clients

Top 10 Reasons to Dermaplane Your Clients:Gentle exfoliation good for all skin types and Fitzpatrick's Vellous (peach fuzz) hair is removed Increased penetration of active ingredients in anti-aging treatmentsIncreased absorption of active ingredients helps home care products work better so...
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Tips on Technique - Part 2

Tips on Technique - Part 2 “Are You Feeling Some Tension or is Your Bridge Collapsing?” Tension can be a good thing.  Especially when bracing the skin for dermaplaning. Much like the picture of the car on the bridge.  Compression...
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Tips on Technique- Part 10

Hold Me!How you hold the handle makes all the difference in dermaplaning safety and treatment results. Are you holding it correctly? Holding your dermaplaning tool like a pencil results in several problems. See if you can identify them:The length of...
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Tips on Technique - Part 9

Ergonomics, Angles & Calming the Client   Question: “I feel like I’m twisting my body trying to find the right angle.” Solution: This is a common concern, especially in hard to reach areas or places where the blade doesn’t fit as...
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Tips on Technique - Part 7

Help!  Post Procedure Breakouts, Hyperpigmentation, Rough Chapped Skin following Dermaplaning“What causes it? What can I do about it? How can I prevent it?” What caused it - Inflammation is the primary cause of breakouts, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and chapped/rough windburned feeling...
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Tips on Technique - Part 6

Tips on Technique - Part 6 Relax…. Easily said but not as easy to pull off when you’ve got a chaotic day at work on top of what’s going on at home.  So let’s quickly relax and focus our energy,...
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Tips on Technique - Part 5

How Fast Should I Move the Blade while Dermaplaning? This isn’t Nascar… We have limited time for our services but no one likes to feel rushed.  There are many ways to use time more efficiently to maximize your client’s experience...
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Tips on Technique - Part 4

Are You Under Too Much Pressure?   Pressure can make or break your client’s dermaplaning experience. We want our clients to be able to relax during their service, so it’s up to us to minimize discomfort.  These Tips on Technique...
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Tips on Technique - Part 3

"How Many Passes Do You Make?"   When you're dermaplaning your clients, how many times do you pass the blade over the same space? 2 Once the hair is gone, I move to the next area I feather the blade...
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The Benefits of Enzymes in Skincare

Benefits of Enzymes in the Skin Enzymes are organic substances that sustain life. They are proteins that act as catalysts, or accelerators, during chemical reactions happening continually throughout the body.  Some reactions need to happen quickly, such as the enzymes...
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