With summer quickly approaching, we’re all worried about looking the best that we possibly can. Microdermabrasion is one of the most phenomenal treatments out there for achieving a gorgeous, baby-soft complexion, but many feel nervous about scheduling a procedure during the summertime. Even though these treatments typically involve limiting sun exposure for a set amount of time, by following a few easy tips, you can get beautiful benefits from microdermabrasion regardless of the time of year you have the treatment done.
1. Avoid the Sun in the Weeks After Your Treatment
Because microdermabrasion removes the top layer of your skin, your skin will be ultra-sensitive in the weeks directly following your treatment. Your skin will be especially susceptible to sunburn, which means that you should take extra care to avoid the sun for at least two or three weeks. If there is no way to avoid spending ample time outdoors in the weeks after your treatment, be sure to wear wide-brimmed hats, seek out shade whenever possible and wear sunscreen, which brings us to our next tip.
2. Use a Non-Comedogenic, High-SPF Sunscreen
Although you should be diligently wearing sunblock year-round, it is absolutely crucial that you protect the integrity of your post-microdermabrasion skin with a high-SPF sunblock. Unfortunately, many sunscreens can cause break-outs, so be sure to look for a sunscreen that is non-comedogenic (doesn’t clog pores).
3. Use Skin Care Products That are Gentle, Soothing and Filled with Antioxidants
While you should always be using skin care products that are nourishing and soothing to your skin, you should be particularly vigilant about doing so after your treatment. It’s crucial that you use a hydrating and soothing moisturizer in the days after your treatment, as it reduces any side effects.
Get your summer glow on with microdermabrasion! There’s no reason to fear it this time of year, as long as you follow some simple guidelines on how to care for your post-procedure skin. Remember that microdermabrasion should be done regularly and routinely for optimal results. Ready to reveal your most radiant self? Get in touch with the experts at InVogue Rejuvenation & Body Sculpting Center in El Paso, Texas. Contact us today for your initial consultation!