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Skin Resurfacing – which is the best treatment for you?

Skin resurfacing treatment

Wrinkles, uneven skin tone, sun spots, acne scars and even pimples are all conditions that can be aided by the use of skin resurfacing treatments. Even if you follow an extensive daily and nightly skincare routine, your skin issues may never entirely clear the way you desire.


Skin resurfacing is also known as skin rejuvenation; it resurfaces your skin to reveal a fresher and brighter layer of skin by producing new skin cells and collagen. Skin resurfacing treatments are safe and effective, but some procedures may differ depending on your skin condition, skin type, budget and the results you wish to achieve.


Which is right for you?

Skin resurfacing can be a fantastic choice for anyone who is looking for a fresh and rejuvenated look. Fortunately, there are many non-invasive treatments available to help resurface the skin at cosmetic and laser clinics. Before deciding on any form of skin resurfacing, be sure to make a consultation with a nurse or doctor to find which is right for you!

Fraxel Laser

This skin resurfacing laser is a treatment that can help fight signs of aging and heal acne scarring. Using a laser that damages the top layer of skin so the skin can help improve itself. This treatment is non-invasive but does provides longer downtime and can take up to 7-10 days to heal and some antibiotics may be provided to avoid infections. This treatment can also be very costly as many treatments may have to be provided to achieve results.


CO2 Fractional Laser

Another laser treatment that resurfaces by removing the top layer of damaged skin that can help aid sun spots, wrinkles and other signs of aging. This treatment also demands longer downtime of up to 7-10 days and has a more painful process that can require numbing prior to treatment. This treatment is only available for lighter skin tones and is not inclusive of all skin tones, unfortunately.

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Microneedling is an extremely successful procedure done to resurface the skin by puncturing the skin with 12 tiny needles to create columns. Through the small lesions in the skin, the skin works actively to heal itself by producing new skin cells and collagen in a completely natural manner. The puncture holes are incredibly tiny, so this only has slight discomfort and does not require much downtime. All skin conditions and skin types are available for this treatment.


Chemical Peels

A quick and effective treatment for those looking to help resurface acne prone skin. With the use of a chemical peel, the peel is applied to the face for a short period. The solution is used to help peel off the top layer skin to reveal a fresher and healthier layer of skin. This treatment is perfect for anyone that does not want much downtime and is very affordable. A few treatments are recommended to achieve the outcome you want.


PRP (The Vampire Facial)

A natural process that uses the plasma from your blood to help resurface your skin. Perfect for anti-aging, acne scarring, pigmentation, and overall skin rejuvenation. This process is done by drawing your blood and isolating the plasma in the blood and reinjecting it into the face. Plasma is known to help heal your body, so it resurfaces the skin by improving any skin conditions. This treatment is recommended for clients with wrinkles and acne scarring, no downtime is required and has outstanding results.

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