If you’ve been following skin care trends in recent years, you’re probably familiar with the Dermasound Facial — a non-invasive facial procedure that utilizes water and ultrasonic frequency. Here at Simply Skin, we offer the only Dermasound Facial Treatment in San Diego — so I’m always happy to share why I’m such a huge fan of this groundbreaking technology.
What is a Dermasound Facial?
A Dermasound Facial is a four-stage system for safer skin exfoliation, product penetration, and healing microcurrent therapy, used to treat fine lines and wrinkles, natural signs of aging, acne, and other skin issues. One clinical study of 1,000 patients reported that 98% saw improvement after just one treatment.
The Dermasound Facial includes four steps to rejuvenate and revitalize skin: Peeling, Infusion, Microcurrent Therapy, and ATP. Stay tuned on the Simply Skin blog, because we’re going to break down exactly why this treatment is so beneficial for your skin at every step — starting with a skin peeling treatment.
Step 1: The Skin Peeling Treatment
The first step of any good facial treatment, whether in a spa or at home, is to deep clean your skin — and that starts by exfoliating the face.
Dermasound facials are no different. The treatment begins by deep cleaning the pores on your face in a way that is effective and non-invasive. In fact, the effect is immediately transformative: as an esthetician, when I perform this treatment I can literally see dirt and debris flush away from the surface of the skin.
What Makes a Dermasound Skin Peeling Treatment Different
Part of what makes Dermasound so remarkable is how simple, gentle, and non-invasive it is compared to other skin exfoliation methods. In a traditional dermabrasion facial, a high-speed instrument with an abrasive wheel or brush is used remove the outer layers of your skin. A microdermabrasion treatment is slightly less aggressive, but still “sands” your face by blasting it with tiny crystals. (No wonder so many of these methods require numbing first!) Other treatments, like laser skin resurfacing, may be gentler but don’t penetrate past the superficial layer of the skin — meaning they don’t reach the area causing the problem.
Dermasound, on the other hand, uses no abrasive brushes or sanding crystals and still penetrates deep into skin tissues to treat skin issues at the roots. Believe it or not, the only tools used to exfoliate your face are water and sound.
Just these two simple tools achieve the same glowing professional exfoliation results with none of the pain or side effects. This makes Dermasound the best possible facial to clean pores.
How the Skin Peeling Treatment Works
Water and sound almost seems too easy. So how does the skin peeling treatment process actually work to exfoliate the face?
First, water is used to prep and loosen your skin. As your esthetician sprays water on your face, the Dermasound oscillates or “spins” the water molecules at high frequency vibrations, causing cavitation. Cavitation is a process in which microscopic bubbles (or cavities) are grown, oscillated, and collapsed.
That means that the water molecule itself goes through a phase change… in other words, Dermasound literally works on a cellular level. This technology in itself is revolutionary: Cavitation bubbles are now used in a remarkable range of surgical and medical procedures, from emulsifying tissue to breaking down fat cells.
This process exfoliates the face by loosening and removing dead skin cells, dirt, oils, and debris — making it the best facial to clean pores and very effective on blackheads, acne, and rosacea.
Many people don’t know that your skin is actually comprised of five total layers, the outermost of which is called the stratum corneum. This is the layer we shed constantly — which might be why it’s about 20 layers of skin cells thick. In fact, “stratum corneum” is literally Latin for “horny layer,” as the cells are tougher than most, like an animal’s horn.
The stratum corneum is helpful for things like temperature regulation, but can also make it hard for facial treatments to penetrate
into the deeper tissue of the skin. That’s where the skin peeling treatment comes in.
The Dermasound hand instrument looks a little like a small spatula. As your esthetician glides it across your face, it removes up to 20-50% of the stratum corneum — which is about the percentage of those cells you can expect to be dead, damaged, or dull. The result? A young skin layer is exposed, free of excess bacteria, tallow, or toxic substances.
Skin Peeling Treatments: Paving the Way for Transformation
Of course, skin exfoliation is only the first step of the innovative Dermasound Facial; after deep cleaning the pores of the face, the rest of the treatment can begin. But this first stage is crucial to ensuring clean, fresh skin that is prepped for what comes next.
Curious if the Dermasound treatment is right for you? Schedule your free consultation today!