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Introduction to Different Types of Dermaplaning Blades

Posted by George Mulvaney on

Dermaplaning is performed by skin-care specialists as part of a skin exfoliation treatment plan. Skin-care specialists depend on various types of dermaplaning blades during the treatment. What are they? How do they help? Read this blog to find answers to your questions.

Brief History of Dermaplaning Blades

The first 10S dermaplaning blade was patented by Biomedic, which integrated this skin exfoliation treatment in its MicroPeel treatment protocol. The blade was made from stainless steel and was shaped as a butter knife. Hence, it became known as the butter blade. The blade was provided to doctors or practitioners who were certified in dermaplaning, as well as other treatment protocols. This was primarily done to discourage the use of the blade among non-licensed aestheticians. Today, dermaplaning blades are provided by several surgical instrument manufacturers. Robbins Instruments is one such supplier of these blades.

10s Dermaplaning Blade

Different Types of Dermaplaning Blades Used Today

The following are some of the popular types of blades used during dermaplaning: 

  • 10S Blades: These sharp butter blades are made from surgical stainless steel and considered ideal for treatment due to its sharp edge. The blade is distinguished by its rounded tip. 
  • No.10 Scalpel Blades: These blades are distinguished by their outwardly curved edges. These blades are not ideal to use over angular areas of the face such as cheekbones, chin, or under the nose, or eyes. Hence, are less used than 10S blades.
  • No.14 Scalpel Blades: These blades are also used during dermaplaning. The No.14 is distinguishable due to its butter knife shape, as well as a long blade, and a discernible corner at its edge.

Among all the above-mentioned dermaplaning blades, the 10S blades are one of the most popular dermaplaning blades used today. These blades help to refinish the skin’s top layers through a method of controlled surgical scraping. Hence, it is very important to purchase them from a reliable source such as Robbins Instruments. These blades are well-known for their consistency, sharpness, smoothness, flexibility, and affordability. Also, these blades are made from high-quality surgical stainless steel. To know more about Robbins Instruments best-seller 10S dermaplaning blades or other dermaplaning supplies, please click here

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