If beauty is only skin deep, then microdermabrasion takes it to a whole different level, scrubbing and buffing away the surface layer to offer a smoother, more youthful appearance. Thinking about taking the plunge yourself? Take our quiz first.
Microdermabrasion uses tiny, rough grains to buff away what?
the surface layer of skin
The surface layer of skin is called what?
When the stratum corneum is removed, the healing process involves which of the following?
new skin cells replace the old ones
no further renewal of the stratum corneum
increased moisture in the skin
Microdermabrasion has what effect on medicinal creams and lotions?
makes them less effective
makes them more effective
has no effect
What is a possible result of repeated microdermabrasion?
tearing of the skin
removal of deeper blemishes
What is a common side effect of microdermabrasion?
swelling of the skin
reddening of the skin
Microdermabrasion can be performed in what setting?
During a professional microdermabrasion session, what substance is shot onto the skin?
What mechanism does a microdermabrasion tool use to collect the used crystals?
It doesn't collect used crystals.
How do home microdermabrasion kits deliver crystals?
The same way professional kits do -- with a special tool.