Microdermabrasion

Here at The Upper Hand Day Spa, we believe in delivering optimal results, giving our clients the best experience possible, our microdermabrasion services, being no different. We use the Nue Skin 100 Plus from Skin for Life, a company that specializes in equipment for advanced level skin treatments. What sets our microdermabrasion apart from the others? First, let's talk about what microdermabrasion is and how it works.

Microdermabrasion is a technique for removing the outer most layers of the epidermis, leaving a more youthful and supple appearance. Traditional Microdermabrasion involves the use of very fine crystals being blown onto the skin while at the same time vacuum suction is used to remove the crystals and dead skin cells. This is all meant to enhance the regeneration of cells, helping to improve the overall texture, tone, and clarity by revealing a more vibrant skin.

Nue Skin 100 Plus Microdermabrasion
The Nue Skin 100 offers microdermabrasion options for most skin types and skin ethnicities. Our microdermabrasion has a closed loop system and allows the skin therapist to choose from traditional Aluminum Oxide Crystals, which are excellent for retexturizing the skin, to give a more even and youthful appearance, or Organic Grains, which are 100% finely ground walnut shells. They are lighter weight than Aluminum Oxide Crystals making them an excellent choice for more sensitive skin, pigmented skin and darker skin tones.

Your skin therapist may choose to use them as the second pass over the skin, after a first pass with the crystals. or to use them as the primary treatment. microdermabrasion_nue_skin_theupperhanddayspa

Your skin therapist also, has the ability to adjust and control the vacuum flow, to ensure client comfort and optimal crystal/organic grain distribution. Vacuum suction helps to remove dead skin cells along with the crystals/organic grains; and assists with indirect microcirculation; stimulating the lower levels of the skin.

All Microdermabrasion treatments, here at The Upper Hand Day Spa, include the additional benefits from LED Light Therapy as part of your session. RED LED Light Therapy increases Hyaluronic Acid productivity in the skin, which makes skin feel softer, appear plumper and more youthful. Blue LED Light Therapy helps tighten pores and reduce acne.

To learn about the many benefits of LED Light  Therapy  Click Here

Treatment Cost
Face                                 60 minutes    $130                    pkg of 3        $345
Decollete - Add On        15 minutes    $30
Hands - Add On              30 minutes    $40
Upper Back                     75 minutes    $125

Enhance Your Microdermabrasion Session Further by upgrading the masquing portion of this service to our Oxygen Infusion Therapy.
An oxygenated environment helps skin cells thrive and proliferate. Your specific skin concern will determine which Infusion Serum we work with to repair and heal the skin. To increase the benefits of the Infusion Serum, we apply an Oxygen Infusion + Activator using a 10 psi air brush that sprays a consistent, fine mist over the Serum. This interacts with the skin enzymes to create a 21% oxygen infusion environment, as well as increased lymph circulation.

To learn more about the many benefits of Oxygen Infusion Therapy  Click Here

Oxygen Infusion Therapy Upgrade
Single Add-on Session / $35
Package of 3 Add-on Sessions / $75

How will my skin look after a microdermabrasion treatment?
There is no down time with this treatment. It's a service that can provide immediate results of a more hydrated and glowing complexion. You will have a more fresh, vibrant, and smoother looking skin. You can resume normal activities after your session.

How many treatments will I need?
Microdermabrasion is a progressive treatment, not aggressive. You will notice an improvement in your skin after the first treatment. Then, depending on the condition of your skin and desired goals, a series of treatments may be recommended. You and your therapist will determine the best course of action to deliver optimal results.

Is There Anyone That Should Not Receive Microdermabrasion?
Yes. Microdermabrasion is non-invasive and safe for most individuals. There are a few exceptions. It should not be performed on individuals with:

  • Inflamed or Active Acne
  • Individuals who are currently using Accutane. You must be off of Accutane for a minimum of Eight Months before safely receiving a Microdermabrasion treatment
  • Pregnancy
  • Sunburn
  • Open Sores
  • Active Eczema/Psoriasis
  • Advanced Stages of Rosacea
  • Skin Cancer of the area to be treated

Precautions Need To Be Taken or Cleared by a Physician Prior To Microdermabrasion When Any Of The Following Exist:

  • Herpes Simplexes (Cold Sores) - You should have a prescription medication applied pre and post procedure for best results
  • Skin Sensitivity - have an evaluation made with a skin therapist before booking a Microdermabrasion appointment
  • The use of Vitamin A derivative topical medications
  • Contacts - Should be removed prior to the procedure
  • Under The Care Of A Physician For Any Specific Skin Related Issues - may require a physicians release prior to a Microdermabrasion treatment
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