Diamond Peel

What is Diamond Peel?

Wondering about our Diamond Microdermabrasion? Here is our medical director and founder Cristi Bissegger-Cozad APRN, FNP-BC Q/A about our newest facial treatment.

A Diamond Peel is a crystal-free microdermabrasion. During this procedure, a state-of-the-art diamond tipped hand piece will be used to gently remove the dead cells and debris on the outer layer of your skin, leaving smoother, cleaner, brighter skin.

How is the Diamond Peel different from regular Microdermabrasion?

Unlike traditional crystal microdermabrasion, which blasts a stream of crystals onto the skin and then removes them from your skin via suction, the Diamond Peel uses a diamond tipped precision hand piece to gently exfoliate the skin. The risk of crystal microdermabrasion is that some crystals can be inhaled or can tear the skin or even stay lodged in the skin after the procedure. Because the procedure can be very messy when crystals are used, these old systems are being phased out. The Diamond Peel is safe, effective, gentle, clean, won’t leave any residue on the skin, and allows you to see exactly how much dead skin and debris is removed.

What does the Diamond Peel do for the skin?

The Diamond Peel gently, safely removes the outer layers of the stratum corneum, and any debris on the skin such as surface blackheads, whiteheads, oil and dirt. The Diamond Peel is excellent for anyone whose skin is dull, flaky, dry, and anyone with clogged pores. The Diamond Peel can also help improve the appearance of brown pigment spots and wrinkles, and can also help patients with mild to moderate acne by opening up the pores and allowing them to breathe.

What is the treatment like?

Microdermabrasion treatments are not aggressive; they are gentle and progressive, and best of all, they work! Most patients find Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion treatments to be quite relaxing. The treatment is like a “superficial skin polishing”. In as little as thirty-five minutes, this gentle technique efficiently produces satisfying results. Following the treatment, we will apply toner and creams to further soften and moisturize your skin.

Who are the best candidates for Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion?

The best candidates for Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion are those patients that: • Cannot afford to take time off for healing from a chemical peel or an invasive laser procedure.  • Don’t want to put off their outdoor activities like golf, tennis or skiing.  • Have skin sensitivities to chemicals or make-up.  • Have acne-prone skin that has not responded well to other acne remedies.  • Have skin that is showing signs of aging.  • Those who wish to freshen their skin’s appearance.  • Those who wish to diminish scars and stretch marks.

Does the Diamond Peel hurt?  

No, the Diamond Peel does not hurt. You may feel some abrasion and slight suction but there is no pain involved. Our system is capable of treating all skin types including very sensitive skin.

How long is the Diamond Peel procedure?  

The Diamond Peel procedure takes approximately 35 – 45 minutes.

Can I go back to work and put on makeup after the procedure?

Absolutely. The Diamond Peel will leave you with smooth, clean skin. Your face may be a bit blushed but you can definitely put on makeup and go back to work.

Is Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion safe?

Yes. Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion is non-invasive. The procedure only removes the outermost layer of dead skin cells to reveal the fresher, younger cells beneath. Regardless of your skin’s condition, fine lines and age spots may be erased and acne scars and stretch marks will become less obvious.

How soon will I see results?

Immediately! After your first treatment your skin will have a fresh pink glow. It will look healthier and feel smoother and softer. Your improvement will continue throughout your treatment program.

What if I am using Retin-A or Retinol?

The Diamond Peel is excellent for people using any type of Vitamin A derivative which promotes cell turnover. For patients using Retin-A or Retinol products, we recommend a treatment every 2-4 weeks.

How often should I do a Diamond Peel?

Depending on your particular concerns and your treatment program, you may have a Diamond Peel every 2-4 weeks. Your therapist will recommend the most beneficial regime for you.

Can I combine a Diamond Peel with another procedure at the same time?

Absolutely. The Diamond Peel is a great procedure to have before an oxygen facial – it will help oxygen and moisturizing products to penetrate better. It is also great procedure have before a Lumi8 LED photofacial or many of our other treatments. On your initial visit, your therapist will take a brief health history and examine your skin to make sure that you don’t have any contraindications. She will then determine the best approach for your particular concerns.  Your skin will be cleansed thoroughly and prepped with a degreasing solution which will allow the Diamond Peel to more effectively remove the dead cells. The Diamond Peel Procedure will be performed followed by the application of a toner and a moisturizer cream containing sun block. If you have chosen to include an amazing oxygen facial or Lumi8 LED procedure, this will take place before the toner and moisturizing sun block lotion is applied.

Why should I choose Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion takes less time than other more invasive procedures. There is no recovery period, no discomfort and you can resume regular activities immediately.  If you are unhappy with age spots, acne scars, stretch marks, fine wrinkles or flaking skin, Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion is a wonderful option for you. Microdermabrasion has been used in Europe for years. Now this exciting procedure is the number two non-surgical cosmetic procedure in the United States and Canada and with the introduction of Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion the procedure is very safe and even more effective. It is helping men and women everywhere experience remarkable improvements in skin texture regardless of skin color. Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion treatments combined with our other skin care therapies are a safe, comprehensive approach to skin care.

What do celebrities use to keep that youthful glow?

The answer might surprise you. It’s not face lifts or laser resurfacing, but a painless, non-invasive “lunchtime procedure” known as Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion and some celebrities combine their Diamond Peels with Oxygen Facials.

Maintaining Results… We recommend a monthly touch-up treatment to help maintain your results. Ask us about our money saving treatment packages.

Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion In A Nutshell Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion is a simple, straight forward, non-invasive procedure that revitalizes dull skin, reduces large pores, erases fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, reduces pigment irregularities (hyperpigmentation), stretch marks and age spots.  Most importantly, it allows you to get back to your daily routine immediately after treatment. Call our office to schedule your Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion treatment plan today. You will leave our clinic looking and feeling refreshed, and you will immediately feel the difference!

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