All about Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion

All about Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion – Sandpaper for Your Skin? Not Quite!

TL:DR Summary

  • Revolutionary Skin Rejuvenation: Diamond peel microdermabrasion offers brighter, smoother skin by exfoliating dead cells.
  • Versatile Benefits: Targets enlarged pores, slight wrinkles, and acne breakouts for an even-toned complexion.
  • Minimal Risks: Mild redness and sensitivity are short-lived, ensuring a safe skincare experience.
  • Gentle Process: Utilizes a diamond-tipped wand for a non-invasive, debris-clearing skin treatment.
  • Customized Frequency: Treatment intervals vary, typically recommended every 2-4 weeks for best results.
  • Post-Care Tips: Avoid sun and harsh products post-treatment; moisturize and use sunscreen daily.
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Benefits of Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion Facial

Introduction to Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion 

In my journey as an Aesthetic Director, I’ve seen many skincare trends come and go. One that consistently sparks interest is Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion.

People often ask, “Is it like sandpaper for your skin?” Well, not quite. This technique is much more than that. It gently removes dead skin cells, revealing fresher, younger-looking skin underneath. I’ve talked to many clients and experts about it. They all agree it can work wonders.

In the article that follows, I’ll dive deeper into how Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion works. I’ll also share some tips on what to expect from this treatment.

Note: Wellaholic offers Diamond Peel as a standalone treatment but it is also bundled with our Elight Unlimited Facial plan.

Diamond peel microdermabrasion is one of the facial treatments many customers seeking better complexion turn to today – and with good reasons. It is an affordable and convenient solution to most of their skincare problems, providing instant results with minimal downtime. But, as with any other skin treatment you’re considering to go through, it’s only proper to know what is involved in the procedure. In this article, Wellaholic will share with you the key facts about Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion. We offer Diamond Peel as a standalone treatment but it is also bundled with our Elight Unlimited Facial plan.

What Really is Diamond Peel Microdermabasion?

Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion is a gentle skincare treatment that exfoliates and removes dead skin cells, dirt, and excess oil from the skin’s surface, revealing smoother and brighter skin.

The procedure involves using a handheld device with a diamond-encrusted tip. The device gently abrades the skin, while a built-in vacuum removes debris at the same time. This dual action of exfoliation and suction stimulates blood circulation and collagen production, promoting healthier skin.

Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion is particularly effective for treating various skin concerns, such as:

The treatment is suitable for most skin types and can be customized based on individual needs. It is a safe, painless procedure with minimal downtime – most people only experience mild redness or sensitivity for a few hours afterwards.

Regular Diamond Peel treatments, typically done every 2–4 weeks, can significantly improve overall skin texture and appearance. When combined with a proper skincare regimen, the results can be further enhanced for smooth, radiant, and rejuvenated skin.

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Diamond Peel is Effective Against Enlarged Pores

I’ve noticed that enlarged pores are a common concern among my clients, leaving many feeling like there’s no solution in sight. However, I always reassure them that there’s hope with the diamond peel treatment. This innovative procedure involves a special wand equipped with a diamond tip, designed to gently remove dead skin cells and dirt accumulated on the skin’s surface. Not only does it help in making the pores appear smaller, but it also significantly improves the skin’s texture and tone.

From my experience, the results are quite impressive. It’s a straightforward yet highly effective approach to boosting skin health, offering a radiant and smoother complexion.

Diamond Peel is Effective Against Slight Wrinkles

As an Aesthetic Director, I often recommend diamond peels to clients. This treatment is a form of microdermabrasion. It uses gentle exfoliation to remove dead skin cells from the face. It’s great for reducing fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, age spots, and acne scars. Most people find diamond peels safe and effective. There’s usually no downtime, making it a convenient option for many.

In my experience, clients see noticeable improvements in their skin. The process is gentle yet effective. It suits various skin types. I’ve seen how it revitalizes the skin, giving it a fresher, more youthful look. This treatment is a popular choice for those seeking a non-invasive skin rejuvenation solution.

Acne breakouts can be a real pain, both literally and figuratively. They can be difficult to get rid of and can leave behind scars. Diamond peel is a new treatment that is proving to be effective against acne breakouts. Diamond peel uses a diamond-tipped wand to exfoliate the skin. This removes the dead skin cells that can clog pores and lead to breakouts. It also stimulates collagen production, which can help to reduce the appearance of scars.

Diamond Peel is Effective Against Acne Breakouts

Yes, diamond peel treatments are effective against acne breakouts. They work by exfoliating the top layer of the skin, which can help to clear out clogged pores and reduce the appearance of acne.

The treatment also stimulates blood circulation and promotes the production of collagen, which can improve the overall health and appearance of the skin, making it less prone to acne in the future.

Diamond peel is particularly beneficial for those with mild to moderate acne and can be a part of a regular skincare routine to maintain clear skin[4].

The term "Diamond Peel" was derived from natural/synthetic diamond chips attached to a handheld pen-like device for the treatment

How did Diamond Peel come about? 

Diamond peels have an interesting origin. They use diamond chips on a pen-like tool. This tool is linked to a suction pump. It removes dead skin cells.

The first diamond tools were different. They used fine carbon sand. This sand was blasted onto the skin. But, it often caused eye irritation. This was a big problem.

Today, diamond peels are safer and gentler. We use a tool with a diamond tip. It removes dead skin, dirt, and oil. The procedure is painless and non-invasive. It helps improve your skin.

What are the Benefits of Diamond Peel? 

Diamond Peel is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure which: 

  1. removes excess oil, dirt and dead cells on surface of the skin 
  2. removes blackheads and whiteheads
  3. improves the appearance of fine wrinkles and lines
  4. reduces mild to moderate acne breakouts
  5. stimulates blood circulation in the face
  6. prepares the skin to absorb other skin nutrients (e.g. serums, etc.) better
Diamond Peel has a wealth of benefits with very low risks. It is especially effective against pores, blackheads & whiteheads

Who Should Opt for Diamond Peel Treatment? 

Diamond Peel is a treatment that suits many. Both men and women can benefit from it. It’s ideal for various skin issues. Yet, not everyone should get it. If you have active acne, open skin, or irritation, it’s best to avoid it.

This treatment works well for those with clogged or large pores. It helps clear out blackheads and whiteheads. For acne scars, it can improve their look. Diamond Peel is a gentle skin exfoliation method. It removes dead skin, reducing wrinkles, scars, and dark spots. It’s great for rough or ageing skin. It makes your skin smoother and evens out your tone.

Why choose Diamond Peel? It’s safe and effective for skin renewal. You can see the results after just one session. The effects last, making it perfect for maintaining a young look. It’s especially good for those with acne scars, dark spots, or wrinkles. This treatment helps lessen these skin concerns.

I've worked with many skin treatments, including Diamond Peel. This treatment is mostly safe. Yet, it can have side effects. These are usually mild and happen more when the dermatologist lacks experience. Here are some common side effects:

What are the side effects of Diamond Peel? 

I’ve worked with many skin treatments, including Diamond Peel. This treatment is mostly safe. Yet, it can have side effects. These are usually mild and happen more when the dermatologist lacks experience. Here are some common side effects:

First, you might see some redness. This is normal and due to the skin being exfoliated. It should go away soon.

You might feel itchy too. This can happen during or after the treatment. It’s mild and not a big worry. Your skin could get more sensitive. This is because the peel removes dead skin cells. So, your skin might react more to products or sun exposure.

Now, let’s talk about two other side effects. Your skin might get dry or start to peel. This is also because of the exfoliation. It’s a way for your skin to renew itself.

Lastly, some might have breakouts. This happens when pores get clogged as dead skin cells are cleared away.

Always go to an experienced dermatologist for your Diamond Peel. This helps to keep these side effects low and makes sure you get the best results for your skin.

Here is the conclusion and key takeaways from this article by Wellaholic


In conclusion, Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion is a game-changing skincare treatment that can help you reveal a fresher, more radiant complexion. By gently exfoliating the skin with a diamond-tipped wand, it tackles various skin concerns like dullness, rough texture, fine lines, enlarged pores, and even mild acne breakouts.

The treatment is non-invasive, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a professional, effective, and comfortable exfoliation experience with minimal side effects. The most common ones are temporary redness, itching, sensitivity, dryness and peeling, which usually subside within a few hours to days.

Diamond Peel is suitable for most skin types and can be customized based on individual needs. Regular treatments, typically done every 2–4 weeks, can significantly improve overall skin texture and appearance.

So why not give Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion a try? At Wellaholic, we’re always here to help you achieve your skincare goals and embrace your newfound confidence. Our Diamond Peel treatment is available as a standalone session or bundled with our Elight Unlimited Facial plan for even better results.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the ideal frequency for Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion treatments?

For optimal results, Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion treatments are recommended every 2–4 weeks. This frequency allows the skin to recover and regenerate between sessions, ensuring a gradual and consistent improvement in skin texture and appearance.

Which is better: diamond peel or microdermabrasion?

As an Aesthetic Director with over a decade of experience, I can confidently say that diamond peel microdermabrasion is the better choice compared to traditional crystal microdermabrasion. Diamond peel uses a diamond-tipped wand to gently exfoliate the skin without the risk of crystals getting lodged in the skin or causing irritation. It’s more precise, less messy, and can be used closer to the eyes and mouth. Diamond peel also stimulates collagen production and blood circulation for added skin benefits. I recommend it for reducing fine lines, acne scars, pigmentation, and achieving an overall brighter, smoother complexion.

How many sessions of diamond peel is needed?

The number of diamond peel sessions you need depends on your skin condition and goals. I usually recommend a series of 6 to 12 treatments done every 2 to 4 weeks for optimal results. After the initial series, you can maintain your radiant complexion with a diamond peel session every 1 to 2 months. Your skin renews itself about every 30 days, so regular treatments will keep your skin looking its best. 

Who should avoid Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion?

Individuals with active acne, open skin lesions, or skin irritation should avoid Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion. The treatment is best suited for those looking to improve skin texture, tone, and appearance without the risks associated with more invasive procedures.

What are the common side effects of Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion?

Common side effects include temporary redness, itching, increased skin sensitivity, dryness, peeling, and potential breakouts due to the clearing of dead skin cells. These side effects are usually mild and subside within a few hours to days after the treatment.

How does Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion compare to other skin exfoliation methods?

Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion is considered a gentle yet effective method of skin exfoliation. Unlike other exfoliation methods that may use harsh chemicals or more abrasive techniques, Diamond Peel uses a diamond-tipped wand to gently remove dead skin cells without causing significant irritation. This makes it a safer option with minimal downtime, suitable for those seeking a non-invasive skin rejuvenation solution.

With over 8 years of experience in the aesthetics industry, I am passionate about enhancing beauty and wellness through innovative, science-based approaches. As the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, I am committed to delivering exceptional services that are tailored to each client's unique needs. My expertise spans across advanced skincare treatments, body sculpting, hair removal services, and nutritional supplements, all aimed at helping clients achieve their personal best.

Serene Chiam, Aesthetic Director

Serene Chiam is the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, a well-known aesthetic chain in Singapore. She has more than ten years of experience in the aesthetics industry. With a Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) and CIDESCO certifications, she expertly combines scientific knowledge with practical skills. Serene is known for her personalized approach to beauty, ensuring each Wellaholic client’s journey is unique and transformative. Her significant contributions have been pivotal in establishing Wellaholic’s reputation for excellence in aesthetic wellness.

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