What is Aqua/Hydra -Dermabration Or Aqua-Facial Or Water peel & How does it work?


Aqua/Hydra-Dermabration, is the word ‘hydrate’ meaning to ‘cause to take up moisture. The special tip, which is the unique part of the Aqua/Hydra-Dermabration Facial devices, is known as the peel Tip. The treatment works differently from traditional microdermabrasion due to the spiral shape of the tip, which has multiple abrasive edges, meaning that the skin is exfoliated several times as the tip is moved over it in a planning motion, whilst the serums applied soften the skin and sebum (skin oils) making it much easier to extract away impurities.

The philosophy Aqua-Dermabration Facial concept is not just about improving the appearance of skin, but actually restoring youthful, healthy skin. The protocol for the Young Skin forever  with Aqua-Dermabration Facial is in 3 stages

1. Detox and hydrate: (30 Min) $99   include

Cleanse and Exfoliation with aqua dermabrasion Tip

Acid peel tip  to loosen the dirt and dead cells

Vacuumed suction extraction

Hydrate  anti exidants and serums use to nourish and protect with direct peel Tip.

2: Advance Rejuvenate: (45min) $129  include

Detox and hydrate

LED Light therapy or Micro current or Radio Frequency Treatment for rejuvenation.

  1. Anti Aging Collagen builder treatment: (60min) $149 includes

Detox and hydrate

Lymphatic massage and ampoules of anti oxidants and vitamin C E and A serums infused with Oxygen treatment

LED light or Micro current or Radio Frequency Treatment

***What skin problems can this technique treat?

It is normally indicated for the improvement in the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, congested and enlarged pores (e.g., blackheads), oily or acne-prone skin and hyperpigmentation (i.e. dark areas of the skin, such as brown age spots).

Hydra -Dermabrasion in the main is not suitable for deeper wrinkles and scars, deep hyperpigmentation problems or broken veins in the skin.

***Consultation Before a Hydra -Dermabrasion Facial treatment?

Your first discussion with a practitioner should clearly set out your expectations and what the practitioner thinks will happen to your skin as a result of hydra-dermabrasion. A medical history should be taken, to ensure that there are no reasons why you shouldn’t have the treatment.

NO RECOVERY TIME: Most patients find that they can return to work and normal activities immediately after treatment.

Follow-up treatment :2 to 3 weeks apart

Most of our clients report that they see visible skin improvement after just one treatment with the results and skin hydration lasting between 5 and 7 days, and sometimes longer, making it an ideal one off treatment for a special occasion or a ‘freshen-up’.

However, a series of six to ten treatments are usually recommended for improving the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, acne and oily skin or areas of hyper-pigmentation, with ongoing maintenance treatments every 2 to 3 weeks.

A treatment program  incorporating the various serums, peptides with growth factors, peel products and LED light ,RF,or Micro Current will be customized on a per patient basis, depending on the individual skin requirements.

What are the risks and potential complications from Aqua-Dermabration Facial treatment?

The treatment is usually painless and doesn’t irritate the skin greatly. A few patients may experience some slight tightness and redness of the skin, which may last for two hour or four following treatment.

On very rare occasions, redness may continue for a day or so and sensitive skin around the eyes can become swollen, but cold compresses will help to get rid of this side effect.

The risk of any scarring is very rare with this procedure.

What should you do after a Aqua-Dermabration Facial treatment?

Use any post-treatment skincare products provided by your practitioner which should include a sunscreen to protect the skin from the sun.

Contact your practitioner if you notice any signs of infection or pigment changes.

When you leave a clinic after a Aqua-Dermabration facial treatment you may suffer from varying degrees of redness depending on the depth of the abrasion and use of peel products, which may not be the most attractive face that you wish to present to the public as you walk down the street. There is however a solution.

A home care range is also available which is often recommended for use following a facial treatment to enhance and maintain the results. Products include Intensive Age refining treatment, Daily hyaluronic acid moisturising cream, Daily,  Exlinea peptide smoothing serum, perfect sun protection and eye left which addresses dark under eye circles, puffiness and fine lines around the eye area.

Lycogel® are the first truly breathable, completely safe camouflage and Concealer products that oxygenate skin at the cellular level, and are suitable for immediate use after cosmetic procedures such as microdermabrasion, chemical peels and laser treatments. Doctors, skin specialists, aestheticians and beauty therapists use Lycogel® Camouflage & Concealer, because it is the only foundation that has the ability to promote the healing of damaged or post procedural skin and can be used on the skin immediately following treatment, allowing you to face the world without a red face.

For more information and to buy Lycogel® Camouflage and Concealer, please call 604 616 9477 .

Who should not have a Aqua-Dermabration treatment?

Treatment is said to be safe for most skin types and colours, including thinning or ageing skin, dry or oily skin and ethnic coloured skins; however those individuals who have been treated with isotretinoin for severe acne within the last 12 months, those with active skin infections, such as herpes simplex (cold sores), or with a history of problems associated with skin healing are not suitable candidates for treatment. Similarly, some medical conditions may be contra-indicated for the lymphatic drainage stage of the treatment protocol. Our medical esthician will help you to a thorough medical history should be taken prior to treatment.

Who can perform a Hydr0, Aqua Facial?

Aqua-Dermabration machines and treatments which can be found in clinical skin care and spas and which can be used by trained Medical Esthetic Practitioners.

What is the average cost of a each Facial Treatment?

The average cost of a basic Hydra-Dermabration treatment is approximately $99-149, with advanced treatments including the use of LED lights, specific antioxidant serums and peel solutions.

Summary of advice for aqua -Dermabration

The popularity of microdermabrasion as a long term treatment program for maintaining a healthy glow to the skin to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and sun damage is well established, along with its versatility as a one-off, special occasion treatment when you want to look your best for a wedding etc.

Aqua -Dermabrasion offering a painless treatment with less post treatment redness, along with the pneumatic application of antioxidants directly to the skin during treatment, rather than by topical application post-abrasion.

Aqua-Dermabrasion increased thickness in the skin layers, with the deposition of new collagen fibers and increased levels of antioxidants in the skin. Fine lines, pore size and hyper pigmentation were also decreased with in few   treatment.


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#102-7738 Edmond’s Street Burnaby
604-553-2872 / 604-616-9477

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