How long does the procedure take?
The procedure normally takes 15-30 minutes.
How long do the results last?
The effects of microdermabrasion last up to a few months.
Will the procedure hurt?
No, microdermabrasion is not painful.
How many sessions will I need?
This is dependent of the condition of your skin prior to treatment and your specific goals from treatment. We normally find that between 6 and 12 treatments are sufficient.
When can I go back to normal day-to-day activities?
You can go back to normal activities the same day. Though we recommend you avoid excessive heat for about two weeks after (e.g. sunbathing, sunbeds, saunas).
Are there any alternatives to this procedure?
Yes, other techniques such as laser rejuvenation and peels may be an alternative, depending on what you are trying to achieve. You can discuss this fully with your non-surgical practitioner who will be able to guide you in the right direction.
Can I combine this procedure with other procedures?
Yes, many clients choose to have other procedures at the same time.
Are your practitioners suitably qualified and registered?
All of our practitioners are registered with relevant professional bodies and are hold all required specialist qualifications. Please feel free to ask your practitioner about his or her experience and qualifications; they understand and support that this is vital information to your decision making process.
Where are your clinics?
Nu Cosmetic Clinic offers referrals to a range of locations across the UK.