Microdermabrasion makes faces look younger, allowing parents to pose as their own children during high-school football tryouts. Put on your game face with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $40 for a 30-minute microdermabrasion treatment (up to a $90 value)
- $32 for a signature facial (up to a $65 value)
Microdermabrasion: Revealing a Younger-Looking You
Microdermabrasion is a popular tool in the pursuit of turning back the clock. Read on to learn what to expect.
Just below the surface of your skin lies a face that’s a little softer, smoother, and younger-looking than the one you currently wear. It’s microdermabrasion’s job to uncover it. The process is simple: exfoliate away a substantial portion of the outer layer of skin known as the stratum corneum, which often holds age spots, fine lines, and textural irregularities caused by years of acne or sleeping on corduroy pillowcases. Not only does it buff away the old skin, it also sends messages to the cells that they need to regenerate faster, producing a fresh new surface. Over the course of several treatments, skin can become markedly smoother and brighter.
There are two methods for microdermabrasion. In the first, a handheld applicator dispenses a pressurized stream of aluminum crystals as it glides across the skin’s surface, similar to the action of a sandblaster. An attached vacuum and pump then dispose of the loosened skin cells. The alternative is a wand with a finely textured tip of diamond chips. As a technician passes it over the skin, the suction mechanism simultaneously draws skin to the device and whisks away the removed flakes. In either case, after protective coatings of moisturizer and sunscreen, you’re ready to walk, pink-faced back into the world.
Though this merchant sometimes offers a discounted price online, this Groupon is still the best deal available.
Renew Skin Spa
At Renew Skin Spa, licensed cosmetologist and aesthetician Laurie Vezina, formerly of Untamed Salon & Spa, calls on more than two decades of experience to refine each face she encounters. She specializes in Xtreme Lashes lash extensions, which can give natural eyelashes length and the type of movement that rivals even the windiest of ceiling fans.
In addition to adding drama to lash lines, Laurie—who is also a skin specialist—teaches clients that a youthful complexion simply requires the right products and meticulous care. After performing an in-depth skin analysis, she buffs away fine lines and clears up blemishes with microdermabrasions, chemical peels, ultrasonic treatments, or one of her eight facial regimens.