Microdermabrasion is a dermatological procedure that gently removes the top layer of skin. It is used to even out skin tones, fade acne scars, and brighten a dull complexion.
Microdermabrasion is commonly performed by a dermatologist or esthetician. The procedure takes about 30 minutes and may be combined with other treatments. It typically does not hurt and may require several treatments to reach your desired effects.
This article explains microdermabrasion, including types of procedures, what it is used to treat, and what to expect during treatment sessions. It also includes details about how to prepare for a microdermabrasion session and how to care for your skin after.