Microdermabrasion Techniques for Acne Scars Removal

Microdermabrasion is a cosmetic technique that is used to exfoliate the top layer of the skin to brighten skin, and slowly reduce the appearance of scarring and blemishes. Although, this technique is professionally done but it can be used at home, that is both effective and quite easy. Several cosmetic scrub products are using the name Microdermabraision in their marketing campaign, but do not use them without consulting a dermatologist.

Dermabrasion is usually used for surgical purpose to abrade the upper layers of the skin, whereas Microdermadbraision is used for non-surgical purpose to abrade the lower layers. These two procedures follow the similar mechanisms, but the only difference is in their results.


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    After microdermabrasion, you need to be cautious for your skin as it gets more sensitive in sun light. It also helps in decreasing superficial hyper pigmentation, and photo-damage. In addition, it is also effective in reducing fine lines, shallow acne scars and wrinkles on your face. The following guide details the process involved to create and use a home made microdermabrasion technique.

    What You Need

    - baking soda (2 tablespoons)

    - distilled water

    - small bowl

    - a freshly cleansed face (use your favourite gently cleanser)

    - a timer


    Place the baking soda in a bowl and slowly add distilled water until the mixture has the consistency of a thick paste.

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    Wax On

    It is important to begin this process with a freshly cleansed face. This will ensure that the following steps to don’t work dirt back into your skin.

    Use your finger tips to rub small circles of the solution all over your face. Avoid the eye area, focusing on gently massaging the skin. Continue this process over the entirety of your face for 5 minutes.

    Note: Do not panic if you experience a tingling sensation, this is the distilled water and baking soda working its magic.

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    Rinse Well

    Use warm to slightly cold water to rinse your face extremely well in order to work off the baking soda and other debris.

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    Pat Dry

    Make sure your towel should be hygienic and sterile, so that it can pamper your skin gently.

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