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Microdermabrasion for Keratosis Pilaris

Microdermabrasion is a cosmetic treatment used to gently exfoliate your skin. It’s commonly used on your face but can be used on other areas of your body too. If you want to reduce the appearance of Keratosis Pilaris, microdermabrasion could be the perfect treatment for you.

In this guide, we’ll take a look at how microdermabrasion can help to treat Keratosis Pilaris, as well as a range of other skin conditions.

What is Keratosis Pilaris?

Have you ever wondered what the bumps on the back of your arms are called? ‘Keratosis Pilaris’ is their technical name.

These tiny little bumps that look like goose bumps form when too much keratin builds up in the skin’s hair follicles. This gives your skin a bumpy texture. They can also look red in appearance.

How does microdermabrasion work for Keratosis Pilaris?

Microdermabrasion removes the top layer of your skin to remove redness, bumps and dryness on the backs of your arms. During microdermabrasion exfoliating crystals and a vacuum action help to remove the build up. The hair follicle is cleared of debris leaving skin smooth and clear. Book yourself a course of treatments now.

Why choose microdermabrasion for Keratosis Pilaris?

Microdermabrasion is a low risk cosmetic procedure with very few side effects. It’s an effective treatment that requires very little recovery time. The treatment can be performed on a range of skin types and is suitable for treating a wide range of skin complaints.

What else can Microdermabrasion treat?


Microdermabrasion can improve the appearance of facial pigmentation and skin blemishes. Causes of pigmentation vary greatly.

  • Overexposure to the sun
  • The use of oral or birth control pills
  • Pregnancy

Even chemicals found in perfumes, soaps and shampoos can cause pigmentation.
Regular microdermabrasion treatments are proven to show significant benefits as a skin pigmentation treatment. The microdermabrasion crystals work on sun-damaged skin to help remove unwanted facial pigmentation blemishes.


Microdermabrasion treatments are a popular choice for people searching for an acne solution. It will also help to reduce the appearance of acne scarring. Surveys suggest that 95% of adolescents and adults suffer from acne problems. SkinBase Microdermabrasion safely and effectively reduces acne scarring by exfoliating the layers of skin. It will calm red and uneven skin tone, leaving smooth, healthy-looking skin.

Stretch Marks

Stretch marks can knock self-esteem – leaving those with them feeling they want to cover up. We’re all looking for a professional, proven and trusted way to remove stretch marks.

SkinBase Microdermabrasion treatments work by exfoliating skin layer by layer and increasing blood flow to the area. The SkinBase™ treatment helps to blend the stretch marks with the surrounding area so they become significantly less visible.

Find Your Local SkinBase™ Therapist

SkinBase™ is the leading microdermabrasion treatment. With over 2,000 accredited salons and spas in the UK & Ireland, there’s bound to be a salon near you. Find your local SkinBase™ Therapist and book your appointment today.

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