This technique is safely performed using a specialized surgical instrument and disposable blades designed specifically for dermaplaning. Once the skin is properly prepped, the technician holds the skin taut and gently scrapes the skin with the blade held at a 45 degree angle. This removes both the vellus hair and the top layer of dead skin cells.

Dermaplaning is extremely safe when performed by a professionally trained aesthetician utilizing DermaplanePro tools and techniques.

That is going to depend on your state. Each state has different rules as to what an aesthetician can and cannot do. Each state’s guidelines depend on how your facility is set up, whether or not you work under a medical director and to what extent.
Your answer to that question is with your professional liability insurance company. They will give you specific answers and guidelines as to what you can and cannot do. We refer you to your insurance liability carrier to protect you and your license.
Once you find out your guidelines and you want to sign up for a Certification Course or order products, you can visit out website or call us 775-507-4466.
No, this is physiologically impossible. The soft, fine vellus hair will grow back slowly – usually in about 4 weeks.
(There are two types of hair that grow on our bodies: Vellus hair is the thin, fine, soft hair that typically covers the entire body. Terminal hair is the course hair that grows on the head, face in men, underarms, legs and pubic areas.)
Dermaplaning, waxing, tweezing or any other depilatory form of hair removal cannot alter the type of hair grown in any given area.

Yes, excessive scraping, nicks and cuts can cause bleeding. That is why it is very important to have professional training using the correct tools and have hands-on practice before performing this treatment on clients. If you are a client, please click on our Find A Provider page to find a qualified practitioner in your area.

Dermaplaning is performed on the face, under the chin and sides of the neck. Dermaplaning should not be done on the eyelids or chest. Sometimes, technicians who are still learning practice on forearms and legs as the skin is tougher in these areas.

Dermaplaning can be performed every 3 to 4 weeks. Treating the skin in this manner actually removes about 2 to 3 weeks worth of dead skin cells. The technician should allow the skin to complete its normal skin cycle of approximately 21-30 days before repeating the treatment.

Yes. Dermaplaning is an excellent way to prepare the skin for a chemical peel.

No. When dermaplaning is performed as a prep for a chemical peel the visible exfoliation that the client sees will be as a result of the peel used in the treatment.

All skin types I-VI can benefit from dermaplaning. This is a great treatment for Global skin types IV-VI. Darker skin tones actually have more layers of skin, so with aging, the skin tends to sag rather than wrinkle. Dermaplaning removes these extra layers of skin, helps correct pigmentation concerns and provides a more youthful and healthy glow.
Typically clients over 35 are the best candidates and will return for regular treatments. It is highly addictive! Men can be dermaplaned on non-beard areas only but usually prefer microdermabrasion.

Clients with active acne outbreaks or cold sores should not be treated until lesions are healed. Dermaplaning is great for diminishing acne scars but should not be performed during active outbreaks. Clients with bleeding disorders or difficulty clotting should not be treated. Clients with diabetes not under control by diet or medication should not be treated. Clients undergoing cancer treatment should also not be treated.

No, that’s one of the benefits. The skin instantly has a healthier glow and feels amazingly soft, plus makeup glides on effortlessly for a flawless finish. This is a must have procedure before an important social event or television appearance.

Please follow our page Find a Provider under the Home page. We’re always adding new Providers so if you don’t see someone today – be sure to check back.


Taking a Certification Course is the best way to learn and with time, master dermaplaning. You can’t learn from just watching a video or having a friend show you how she does it. There’s a lot more to it than that. We have developed a two-part training program that provides everything you need to be successful in a very short time, including supplies, forms, protocols, combination treatments, etc.

The Certification Course is the only upfront cost to getting started. The Course is $575 and includes all of the education, hands-on experience, tools and supplies you’ll need to get certified and complete your first 25 treatments.

Visit the Certification Class page to find a provider near you.

We have training locations in many cities throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. We are also in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and South Africa.


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