Microdermabrasion is one of the most affordable skin rejuvenation procedures available today, and you will see results immediately. Many patients ask how much does microdermabrasion cost? So we’ve put together some information to consider.
Cost of Microdermabrasion Varies by Type
There are many types of microdermabrasions, and they can vary in cost. Three common types of microdermabrasions include: crystal, diamond, and DermaSweep. The cost of a Microdermabrasion can range anywhere from $100 to $300 for one treatment, depending on type and provider. Often they are discounted if you purchase a series.
Crystal microdermabrasion is considered the original microdermabrasion. It uses a wand to blast fine crystal particles over the face, which abrades the skin.
Simultaneously suction is applied to remove the dead skin cells and used crystals. The crystals can be made of many different compounds so you will want to ask your esthetician for that information. Many find that this type of microdermabrasion is a little messy; while there is a vacuum to remove the crystals after they are blasted on to the skin it doesn’t get all of them, so you’ll find them in your ears and hair following treatment. Since the crystals have to be replaced, this type can be more expensive than the others due to the cost involved with treatment.
Diamond Tip Microdermabrasion
Diamond-tip microdermabrasion uses a wand with a tip made from natural or synthetic diamond chips. This technique is particle-free but provides aestheticians with control and accuracy. It’s like using sand paper and suction to remove the dead skin cells.
DermaSweep, which is the technique we use at WIFH, is similar to diamond microdermabrasion but uses a gentler vacuum pump that is capped by one of several bristle-tipped heads of various coarseness. DermaSweep is a two part process. The bristle tip and suction removes the outer layer of dead skin and then a soft infusion tip is used to infuse customized serums back into the skin.
DermaSweep is a very therapeutic microdermabrasion, because the dead skin cells have been removed it allows these treatment serums to be quickly absorbed by the skin. The treatment serum used are based on what issues you are trying to address: acne, pigmentation, hydration, etc.
WIFH prices for a DermaSweep are: $150 for a single treatment, $375 for a 3-treatment package, and $700 for a 6-treatment package. You can also choose add-ons with your microdermabrasions like peels, masks, etc. For best results, we recommend a series of 6 microdermabrasion procedures spaced at 10 to 14 day intervals.
Provider Experience Impacts Costs
Often your aesthetician’s experience will dictate price as well. When you search for a microdermabrasion provider, you want to visit someone with experience, because as benign as microdermabrasion is, you can still have side effects.
For example, since the procedure uses suction, you could get red, hickey-like marks that could also look like bruises, and you could even have actual scratches and skin irritation. In extreme cases, if the tip of the microdermabrasion isn’t clean, you could even get an infection.
However, we believe the benefits of microdermabrasion far outweigh the risk, as they are very unlikely. We have never seen these side effects at WIFH, because we have a staff of experienced aestheticians and maintain absolute cleanliness of all our equipment.
Call or visit WIFH today for your free microdermabrasion consultation!