June Weddings: Peels and MDA

  As the June wedding season approaches, don’t forget that microdermabrasion or light peels can be useful to refresh your skin for that important day. These treatments clean out pores and exfoliate dead skin so that the surface of your skin looks smoother (the glow factor).  It’s an affordable way to get a quick boost in your skin appearance!

Here’s what not to do though. Don’t peel/MDA if you are going to be in the sun a lot or have melasma. This time of year with all the UVA (summer solstice), these treatments could aggravate your melasma and make your skin more sensitive to the sun.

See Dr. Irwin’s Guide to Microdermabrasion and Light Peels

See Dr. Irwin’s Cost Sheet for Cosmetic Treatments

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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