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Anyone ever had microdermabrasion?

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surfandturf Wed 08-Jun-11 11:37:29

I'm thinking about it.

I'm 35 (nearing 36) and my skin is looking a bit tired and sluggish. I also have quite large open pores on my cheeks

I've read that this treatment can help but just wondered if any of you lot would recommend it?


wineisfine Wed 08-Jun-11 11:46:37

YES. But be careful.

'standard' micro can be really horrible - I had something called 3D mircodermabrasion once and looked like I had a terrible case of sunburn for a week afterwards - and developed lots of little bumps.

I have sensitive skin though.

For my money, crystal clear microdermabrasion (I have the full hour with the cooling mask), is incredible. My skin is large-pored, scaly yet oily and I get spots which leave marks for ages afterwards. Crystal clear sorts it out, skin looks so much better au naturel or under makeup, it's just amazing.

Before my wedding I had it every 2 weeks and WOW. Can't keep that up now but have a session once every 6-8 weeks when my skin is especially dull/flaky/marked, and it makes a huge difference.

Just had it done yesterday in fact and have been thinking how much better I look this morning!

surfandturf Wed 08-Jun-11 13:43:17

Thanks wine.
I've just checked and it is crystal clear so feel much better about it now! I don't know how may sessions I'll be able to finance but I think I'll give it a try and see how I get on.
Thanks again!

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