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Exfoliate Your Skin with Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning is an extremely gentle skin rejuvenation technique that exfoliates the uppermost layers of the skin to provide smooth and soft skin.

Dermaplaning is an incredibly gentle skin resurfacing procedure wherein a sharp exfoliating blade is used to scrape off the dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. The aesthetician runs the exfoliating blade along the surface of the skin to skim away the dead skin cells, peach fuzz, and other surface impurities. Removing the vellus hair (peach fuzz) also clears the trapped dirt and makeup debris, brightening your complexion.

Dermaplaning is so safe and gentle that it’s also suitable for patients who are pregnant or nursing.

Dermaplaning Details

Plasma Pen Treats…

  • Dullness
  • Dryness
  • Roughness
  • Vellus Hair

Procedure Time

15 to 30 minutes.

Side Effects

Dermaplaning is a completely safe procedure with no harsh side effects or complications. You might experience mild redness for a few minutes, but you can resume all your daily activities immediately.


Dermaplaning immediately improves skin texture and overall complexion, making you look brighter. It also stimulates collagen production to make your skin appear firmer.

Benefits of Dermaplaning

  • Non-invasive and non-surgical treatment.
  • No pain or discomfort during or after the treatment.
  • No side effects or complications.
  • Suitable for all skin types.
  • Suitable for pregnant women.
  • Can be used just before an important event.
  • Produces immediate results.

The Dermaplaning Treatment Process

Step 1: Consultation

Your dermaplaning treatment starts with a personal consultation with our highly-skilled aesthetician, Miriam. She carefully examines your facial skin and discusses your goals to curate the ideal treatment plan. Dermaplaning is suitable for most people, including those who are pregnant or nursing. However, you might be advised against the procedure if you have an active skin infection. Miriam will also explain the treatment steps.

Step 2: Treatment

Dermaplaning is a simple treatment that concludes within 15 to 30 minutes. There’s no need for anesthesia because it’s a painless procedure, but some patients opt for topical anesthesia because they’re anxious. Miriam will gently run the exfoliating blade over your skin at a 45-degree angle, scrubbing off the dead skin cells and peach fuzz. In the end, a soothing cream will be applied over your skin to reduce the redness and discomfort.

Step 3: Recovery

Dermaplaning is a completely painless and comfortable procedure with no side effects or complications. At most, your skin may look flushed for a few minutes, but you can resume all your daily activities immediately. There’s no social or professional downtime. Dermaplaning should ideally be repeated once every month to maintain flawless skin and a bright complexion.


How is dermaplaning different from a chemical peel?

Dermaplaning is a manual exfoliation technique that doesn’t use enzymes or acids — the aestheticians manually scrape the dead skin cells off your face. Chemical peels, in comparison, involve various skincare products with chemicals, enzymes, acids, etc. Dermaplaning is a lot simpler.

How should I care for my skin after dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning doesn’t involve complex post-treatment aftercare. You should wear sunscreen when you go outdoors and cleanse your face gently for the first few days after the treatment.

How often should I schedule my dermaplaning sessions?

A single dermaplaning session removes around 21 days of accumulated dead skin cells. As such, you should ideally opt for dermaplaning once every month to maintain optimal results. Your aesthetician will recommend the ideal dermaplaning frequency.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

Dear Patients:

At FACE Toronto we are committed to protecting the safety of our patients, staff, and the general public while maintaining our high standard of quality care. As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have made changes to our patient care practices in accordance with all provincial and Public Health recommendations. Our team has been working diligently on enhancing our safety protocols to protect the well-being of our patients, team members, and families. We would like to highlight how we are providing a safe environment for you and our team:

  • We will be pre-screening all patients that are scheduled to come into our office for any symptoms of COVID-19. We will ask patients to stay home with symptoms of COVD-19, chronic lung disease, severe asthma, serious heart conditions, and uncontrolled type 1 diabetes. A mandatory Covid-19 consent form must be filled out before arrival to the clinic and temperature checks will be administered upon entering the building.
  • We have implemented a policy for the safety and testing of our staff members including daily screening and temperature checks. We will be maintaining physical distancing as much as possible throughout the office for staff and patients.
  • The timing of patient visits has been adjusted in order to limit the number of people in the office at a given time and to allow for enhanced disinfecting and cleaning protocols we have put in place in between patients.
  • We request that patients come on their own to all appointments unless absolutely necessary. We are not servicing any walk-in patients and not allowing visitors or children to accompany any patient.
  • For your safety all of our staff will be wearing masks when interacting with patients in the office and routine hand-washing is required.
  • We request that you wear a mask. If you do not have a mask, a mask will be provided. Hand sanitation stations will be available upon entering and throughout the office.
  • We are pleased to offer virtual visits as an option for non-urgent appointments. The software we have in place provides appropriate safety and privacy for the interaction.
  • We have increased our in-office cleaning. All areas of patient traffic are regularly cleaned throughout the day. All treatment rooms are cleaned between every patient encounter. All chairs and table tops in the waiting room as well as treatment rooms will be wiped down between patients, including counters, keyboards and door handles. Our credit/debit card terminal will be disinfected after each use. We have also enhanced the air filtration quality in our space to provide patients with surgically clean air.

We are so excited to welcome you back and look forward to continuing to help our patients look and feel their best! We encourage you to reach out to our office now to schedule your appointment. Please feel free to contact our team by phone at 416-479-4244 or email at [email protected].