No matter what your age is, you cannot help but be conscious at times of how you look, and you will always be mindful by what your reflection tells you when you face the mirror. Although most of the time our looks does not define who we truly are, those who are looking at us may judge us according to how we look physically, particularly our facial features.

Most of us make it a point to go for beauty regimen that will help us in maintaining clear, fair, healthy-looking skin all the time. We resort to different types of dermatological consultations and procedures to remedy blemishes, wrinkles, freckles, acne, and the like. There is no need to fret anymore, though, since a technological breakthrough in skin care has come into fruition. It’s called microdermabrasion, and from the name itself, it aims to exfoliate the skin in such a way that it can give way to newer skin cells for a younger, healthy-looking glow.

What is microdermabrasion? It is a skin care procedure that is becoming mainstream these days. This is because it is has been proven to be effective, not to mention the fact that it is almost painless since it is non-invasive and, at the same time, its cost is something that most people can afford. Even those who are really conservative about sticking to just one or two skin care regimen has considered microdermabrasion and have seen really great effects, hence, the procedure has slowly but surely gained popularity.

Dermabrasion is the predecessor of microdermabrasion. This procedure calls for isolating a part of facial skin as well as scraping it. It is more irritating than microdermabrasion since microdermabrasion does not call for scraping; rather, it uses aluminum oxide along with cream to exfoliate skin, making it the less invasive approach. Dermabrasion photos as compared to those of the latter’s would show you the difference.

The only downside to microdermabrasion is the fact that it can be irritating once it is in its healing process. But then, the rewards are all worth it as most people who have tried out the procedure can attest to.

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What is microdermabrasion? It is preceded by dermabrasion, and Dermabrasion photos will show you that the former is more convenient.