I was prepared for an hour of pain – the word ‘scalpel’ doesn’t exactly conjure images of blissful comfort and besides, beauty is pain, right? I was wrong. Think of how shaving any other part of your body feels; it’s basically like that but the skin is completely dry so it can feel a little scratchy.
Five things I wish I had known before trying dermaplaning
I’ve done some crazy things in the name of beauty – honestly, I once ironed my hair with an actual iron – so when I heard that dermaplaning uses a surgical scalpel to scrape away the layer of dead cells and peach-fuzz facial hairs at your skin’s surface I was more eager than ever. I headed to Dermrefine to try it out for myself – here’s everything I wish I’d known beforehand.
By Beth Ludolf