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Dermaplaning Course

This course is available to qualified beauty  therapists and medics wishing to expand their skin care portfolio. This highly popular, profitable treatment is results driven and a joy to perform.

Dermaplaning is a safe and highly effective manual exfoliation technique.

A surgical grade scalpel is used to gently scrape the surface of the epidermis and lift away unwanted dead cells, debris and oils and provides a similar result to microdermabrasion.

It has the benefits of allowing for better product penetration and make-up application as well as stimulating collagen and elastin too. 

Dermaplaning can be used as a stand-alone treatment or as a pre-treatment to enzyme peels, microneedling or other ablative or electrical treatments.

Skin is left glowing, soft and smooth for 2-4 weeks.

Dermaplaning also removes Vellus hair- commonly known as ‘Peach Fuzz, leaving skin feeling smooth, clean and fresh. 


There are many  benefits to this amazing treatment and your clients will love it!


The most important part of any facial treatment to help achieve flawless skin is exfoliation, Beauty professionals, celebrities and clients alike all know the importance of removing dead skin cells to reveal flawless, glowing skin.

Dermaplaning is  a celeb favourite as it one of the best methods of exfoliation due to the fact it has no downtime, skin is left glowing and healthy-looking post treatment.

Other benefits include:​

  • Brightens complexion

  • Non-invasive procedure

  • Skin is left smoother and softer with removal of dead skin cells

  • Removes vellus hair commonly referred to as “peach fuzz” relieving skin of dirt and oil that becomes trapped in the hair

  • Skin becomes more absorbent, meaning products can penetrate deeper and more efficiently

  • Suitable for  lactating mothers as there are no chemicals used

  • Suitable for all skin types

  • Promotes healthy and functional skin

  • No downtime

  • Increases product absorption and efficacy

Who Can Attend?

To attend you must have one of the following:

  • NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy or Equivalent

  • Accredited Facial Course if insurer allows

  • Medical practitioners

  • SPMU Qualification

Please check with your current insurance provider to ensure you have the relevent qualification

Due to level of theory involved, a good standard of English is required.

Students must be aged 18 or over


Small group training


1-2-1 Training 



This course is an intensive One-day course

As this is such a precise skill using ultra sharp tools, it’s important that you devote time and practice before going fully commercial.

Course Content

  • Introduction to dermaplaning 

  • Consultation process and treatment planning

  • Contra Indications and Contra Actions 

  • Anatomy & Physiology Skin refresher

  • Cellular makeup

  • Skin types

  • Fitzpatrick Scale

  • Skin conditions

Course Content

  • Anatomy and Physiology hair refresher

  • Troubleshooting/FAQs

  • Treatment Protocol

  • Understanding the 45 degree angle

  • Aftercare advice 

  • Legal requirements

  • Practical demo

  • Practical observations

What will I recieve?

  • A fully insurable accredited certificate personalised to you

  • High quality training in a small class setting

  • A step by step training manual

  • Training materials provided for duration of the course

  • Mini kit containing re usable handle and disposable blades, mini sharps box designed for scalpels.

  • Ongoing support and guidance from a reputable trainer

  • Refreshments and snacks throughout group sessions. Lunch is provided for all 1-2-1 lessons

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