Determining which type of microdermabrasion is best for you will require a little research on your part. There are two types of machines, a diamond microdermabrasion, and a crystal microdermabrasion. The crystal microdermabrasion machines were the first used, and after the arrival of this technology in the USA, a diamond microdermabrasion system was developed.
There are two basic types of microdermabrasion machines, one uses granular crystals blasted onto the skin through a wand, and another uses a diamond tip abrasive attached to the end of a wand. Both machines have a vacuum attached to the wand to suction away the excess crystals, and dead skin debris. Both types of machines are effective in achieving the outcome of a softer and youthful appearance.
Crystal microdermabrasion was one of the first types of dermal renewal. It works by blasting tiny crystals (like baking soda, or aluminum oxide) through a wand onto the area of skin to be treated. The wand also has a suction apparatus that will vacuum up the excess crystals and the dead skin cells removed during the procedure. The crystals are essentially harmless; however, some people may have a skin reaction to the aluminum oxide. No documentation exists to this effect, and likely, the irritations were a result of misusing the machine.
The diamond microdermabrasion machine introduced a cleaner way to perform the treatment as it eliminates the crystals and just has an abrasive diamond dust tip attached to the end of the wand. This diamond tip abrades the surface to scrape your skin and remove the dead skin cells. This machine also has a vacuum to suction away debris and dead skin cells.
The crystal method is may be more efficient as the velocity of the expelled crystals more deeply penetrate the surface in a wider spectrum of the skin. The refined tip of the diamond machine serves to extract a smaller space and some feel it is more efficient and cleaner.
You might consider checking Internet forums or chat rooms on health and beauty to get varied opinions of people who use each machine and determine which system is best for you.
The diamond microdermabrasion system is the latest technology used by professionals in commercial machines as well as in many home systems. Regardless of your choice, both systems will offer you the opportunity to acquire a more beautiful and youthful appearance.a