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What is Dermalinfusion & How Does It Work|Benefits & Side Effects of Dermalinfusion

What is Dermalinfusion?

Dermalinfusion is a non-invasive skin treatment option for conditions such as acne, hyperpigmentation, dry skin, and many more(1)

Dermalinfusion is done using a diamond-encrusted device with 6 levels of abrasions. It is bound to stainless steel that allows safe treatment on the skin including face and lips.

The diamond tip exfoliates the skin and vacuums away debris. Then, custom serums are infused into the skin. These serums work on the areas of concern. The specially formulated serums are:

  • Ultra-hydrating serum
  • Pore clarifying serum
  • Vitamin (to treat hyperpigmentation)

Dermalinfusion treatment can be used on any part of the body and suits any skin type.

How Does Dermalinfusion Work?

Dermalinfusion procedure is a 3 in 1 treatment:

  • Exfoliates the skin
  • Removes debris and dirt and dead skin cells
  • Infuses the skin with a serum that is customized to treat a specific skin condition

A wand that has a diamond tip and is the size of a pen is used. The coarseness of the pen is adjusted according to the part of the skin it is used on. For the face, it can be made gentle.

The wand contains a vacuum that sucks the debris and at the same time infuses the serum.

The serum infused depends on the conditions it is being used for that include:

Different types of serum used in dermalinfusion include:

  • Licorice root extract
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin B
  • Grape seed extract
  • Salicylic acid
  • Oregano oil
  • Decapeptide-12

3-5 days before and after the procedure retinol and AHAs should be stopped. Also, botox should not be done 2 weeks before the dermalinfusion treatment.

Dermalinfusion is a skin-resurfacing procedure that gives youthful skin along with improving skin health and function.

What Are The Body Parts Where Dermalinfusion Can Be Performed?

  • Dermalinfusion can be used in any part of the body, most commonly on the face, neck, and upper chest.
  • It can also treat stretch marks of the stomach and breast and the signs of sun damage.
  • The procedure is painless and usually takes 30 minutes to an hour to get over.

Benefits of Dermalinfusion

Dermalinfusion has several advantages. The wand used is adjustable and can be used for people with acne, rosacea, eczema, and psoriasis.

It can also be used for the skin around the lips and eyes.


A study showed dermalinfusion procedure shows improvement in redness, red spots, and pustules of rosacea in 4 weeks(1)

2 percent salicylic acid and erythromycin were present in the serum used in the study.

Reduces Hyperpigmentation and Acne Scars

Hyperpigmentation occurs due to sun exposure, acne, hormonal changes, and inflammation of the skin.

A study found that a combination of decapeptide-12 along with dermalinfusion, effectively treated hyperpigmentation(2).

It also treats acne scars and can show improvement in 4 sessions.

Other Benefits

Dermalinfusion is also known as a special type of microdermabrasion and has the following benefits(3):

  • Reduces wrinkles
  • Unclogs pores
  • Brightens complexion
  • Evens out skin tone
  • Improves skin complexion

Side Effects of Dermalinfusion

Shortly after the treatment, the skin becomes a bit sensitive. There may be redness after the procedure.

Avoid going ahead with dermalinfusion if there is an underlying condition such as:

Be cautious while using it if the immune system is compromised, the skin is thin, or you have compromised wound healing.

Alternatives to Dermalinfusion

There are a few treatments that offer similar benefits as dermalinfusion and can be its alternative.

  1. Hydrafacial: It is a similar technique that exfoliates, hydrates, and delivers serum to the skin like dermalinfusion.
  2. Microdermabrasion: It offers exfoliating properties but does not infuse the skin with serum.
  3. Radiofrequency Therapy: This therapy stimulates the production of collagen and targets sagging skin and wrinkles.

Dermalinfusion is a non-invasive skincare method and can give a pigment-free youthful skin.

Team PainAssist
Team PainAssist
Written, Edited or Reviewed By: Team PainAssist, Pain Assist Inc. This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer
Last Modified On:August 12, 2020

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