What is Dermaplaning Regret When Dermaplaning Gone Wrong

by Mousumi Mukherjee
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Dermaplaning Regret: Are you a woman who prefers to remain tip-top & perfect by shaving all the extra hairs that overgrow on the different parts of your body? Then, you must surely have thought to removing the extra hairs that overgrow on your face too, or about shedding out the dead cells of your face that make your facial skin so rough. This is because these features of your face make you feel embarrassed & insecure amongst so many people in your office or any other public place. 

And, if you are thinking of giving the dermaplaning method a try for it, then let me tell you that you are taking a big risk on your face. Yes, it’s true that dermaplaning is said to fix one’s problem of facial hair or dead skin cells but do you know how horrible your skin can become if the method is not done appropriately? It will become so dreadful that you will regret later for doing dermaplaning. 

That doesn’t mean that the method is too hard to do. In fact, it’s a very easy method of hair & dead skin removal from your face & smoothening your facial skin. But, you have to do it on your face by someone who is truly an expert in dermaplaning & has to avoid doing it yourself. Otherwise, you will injure yourself & your face will be filled up with scars & bruises. 

Now, the question is, what exactly this dermaplaning method of facial hair removal is? And, how can we avoid undergoing the dermaplaning regret? What is dermablading & does this process works permanently? Does it have any side effects? Well! To know all these things, Come! Let’s move further:

What Is Dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning is, also known as Dermablading, is a quick but non-invasive procedure of removing your facial dermaplaning hair regrowth by shaving them, thus making your skin smooth, polished & glowy. The shaving is done through dermaplaning razors having dermal blades in them & it also removes your dead facial cells simultaneously.

Though this technique of vellus hair removal sounds much easier, it has to be done very carefully & with proper consciousness from appropriate angles. If a slight mistake happens in the cutting angle, you will be left with a cut or bruised skin on your face. So, the dermablading went wrong, & you will be in deep regret for choosing this method. 

Dermaplaning Hair Regrowth

Dermaplaning Hair Regrowth
Dermaplaning Hair Regrowth

Now, you may wonder, does dermaplaning make hair grow back thicker? The answer is ‘No’. Dermablading is nothing but shaving your facial hair off your skin’s surface & not from the roots.

And, shaving the hairs never interferes with the original growth of hairs. So, if you do dermablading facial treatments over your face on a regular basis, your facial hair will not grow back darker & thicker.

However, if you ask us – “does dermaplaning cause stubble?” we will say, ‘Yes’, it’s common to experience a little stubble when your facial hair starts growing on your face again.

Is Dermaplaning Bad?

Dermaplaning is not bad, but from the point of view of effectiveness, various intensive exfoliation treatments are more effective than it. This is because dermablading only affects your skin’s top layers & not beyond that. But, various exfoliators exfoliate & glisten your skin from inside.

Besides, Dermaplaning can have some side effects like breakouts on your skin, discoloration, redness & risk of infection.  

Does Dermaplaning Work?

Does Dermaplaning Work
Does Dermaplaning Work

Yes, Dermaplaning really works if done correctly without any blunder. Once dermablading is done on your face, your face will look smooth, hair-free, bright & youthful. But, this result is not permanent. It will start vanishing away after 3 weeks from the day of Dermaplaning. 

Dermaplaning Side Effects

Though Dermaplaning, if done properly, will not show you any of its big side effects, still, you may notice a few temporary side-effects after going through this method. They are:

1. Breakouts

A question may arise in your conscious mind does dermaplaning cause acne? The answer is ‘No’; it never causes acne. However, if your facial skin is prone to acne, this facial hair & dead cells removal technique may result in fresh breakouts.

So, you should avoid doing dermablading on your skin if your skin has acne. Besides, you can resist the breakouts by doing dermablading carefully & not touching the razor blade on the active acne of your face. 

Touching the dermal blades over the active facial acne may help the bacteria to spread easily over your face & stimulate another flare-up. Removing a skin layer from your face through dermablading keeps your facial skin more exposed to foreign objects.

So, if any bacteria remains on the derma blade or your hands, the treatment of dermablading will definitely result in your facial acne breakouts. 

2. Dryness

This exfoliation treatment of dermaplaning initially makes your skin feel dry & slightly flaky. What is expected from this treatment is that it will improve your facial skin dryness by removing your face’s dead skin cells. However, you will feel just the opposite during the 1st few days. You will experience that your face has become tight & dry. 

3. Irritation

In dermaplaning, a blade scrapes across your skin & this scraping of the blade irritates your face. Also, after the treatment of dermablading, you will have red, itchy & discolored skin during the 1st one or two days. 

4. Small Cuts

If the dermaplaning session is done more intensively, you may experience a few minor cuts & grazes over your facial skin after it’s over. This happens more in the case of persons who possess rough skin texture.

However, good treatment from a dermablading specialist will help the cuts to heal fast & that too without any left-out marks.  

Is Dermaplaning Good For Acne?

Dermaplaning is believed to be a good acne treatment. The process of shaving removes the outermost layer of your facial skin. Hence, it dramatically curtails the visibility of any scars resulting from the acnes over your skin.

And this is made possible by peeling the discoloration & also the uneven texture that is associated with your face’s scar tissue. 

Products You Should Not Apply Both Before & After This Facial Treatment

  • Avoid retinoids for at least 3-5 days before dermaplaning.
  • Avoid retinoids for at least 2-3 days after dermablading.
  • Do Avoid any makeup for at least twenty-four hours after it.
  • Avoid any physical scrub for at least 2-3 days after it
  • Avoid sun damage or tanning under it. Instead, apply SPF on your face. 

Wrapping Up

“Dermaplaning Regret” is a phrase applied to some people who have faced very bad experiences after dermaplaning over their faces. Nevertheless, many people have undergone this facial treatment without any regret, and they are also very happy with its result. 

So, dermaplaning is a matter of regret or not, depending on how minutely & unmistakenly it has been performed. It all depends on whether the hands are experienced or not.

Dermablading is a bit costly if done under good supervision & so it is wise to avoid this technique if you are not capable of arranging so much money. This is because inexperienced hands may ruin the matter & make you suffer long or even for a lifetime. 

FAQs

Q.1. What are the negatives to dermaplaning?

Answer: Dermaplaning is not a bad facial treatment if done carefully & adequately with the help of a professional expert. However, a slight mistake or a change of angle during the shaving may result in deep cuts or bruises over your face. Also, you may notice a few temporary side-effects after going through this method. They are:

1. Breakouts:

If the skin of your face is prone to acne, this facial hair & dead cells removal technique may result in fresh breakouts. Touching the dermal blades over the active facial acne may help the bacteria to spread easily over your face & stimulate another flare-up.
 
2. Dryness:

This exfoliation treatment of dermaplaning initially makes your skin feel dry & slightly flaky.

Q.2. Does dermaplaning ruin your face?

Answer: Dermaplaning is not bad & doesn’t ruin your face if done correctly by an expert. However, from the point of view of effectiveness, various intensive exfoliation treatments are more effective than it.

Besides, the result of dermaplaning is not permanent. You have to keep doing this treatment over your face after a regular interval of time to avoid the further regrowth of any facial hairs.

Q.3. What happens when hair grows back after dermaplaning?

Answer: Hairs may grow back on your face over time even after you undergo this treatment as the result of dermablading is not permanent. But, if you do dermablading facial treatments over your face regularly, your facial hair will not grow back darker & thicker. 

Q.4. Who should not do dermaplaning?

Answer: People facing active breakouts or severe sunburn & having sensitive skin must not do dermablading. Also, people who have been taking Tretinoin/Accutane for the past six months or are withstanding cancer treatment must avoid this facial treatment.

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