Services We Love: Dermaplaning by Candice Cortes at Estetique Solutions

Sep 11, 2018

As I am nearing 30, I’ve become obsessed with all things skincare because ya girl is trying to avoid those fine lines and wrinkles. Enter dermaplaning, that ever-popular skincare treatment that is all the rage. So what is it? Dermaplaning is the exfoliation of the face that removes the top layer of skin and vellus hair or “peach fuzz.” The top layer of the skin is abraded with a scalpel using light feathering strokes. Say what?! Don’t worry, the treatment is 100% painless and you’re left with a smoother, brighter complexion. The exfoliation treatment immediately improves your appearance by eliminating fine lines that are the hallmark of aging skin, increasing the absorption rate of skincare products, and by providing a healthier, more radiant glow to your skin.

I will admit I can be “lazy” when it comes to upkeep and don’t have time for treatments that have tons of pre or post appointment rules. Don’t pay for a treatment if you aren’t going to follow the recommended upkeep to ensure results. Luckily, this treatment is pretty low-maintenance and being a low-maintenance type gal, I decided to give it a try!

So I made the trip to Estetique Solutions in Pittsburgh and saw Candice Piroli Cortes for my first dermaplaning experience. Candice is a licensed and insured semi permanent makeup artist, tattoo removal provider, pro makeup artist, and beauty connoisseur! She absolutely excels at providing the best client and luxury experience that we all deserve. Throughout the treatment, she explained what she was doing, removing dead skin cells and vellus hair, while I relaxed into oblivion. The treatment was completed with Candice’s organic facial oil, leaving a beautiful healthy glow.

I know what you all want to know.. Is dermaplaning worth the hype? The answer is YES! I immediately noticed a smoother, brighter complexion. But not only that, my face looked amazing for weeks following the treatment. I typically don’t wear makeup because as I stated earlier, I’m “lazy.” I don’t want to take the extra time in the morning to put on makeup, so dermaplaning was a game changer for me. I really could notice a difference in my skin for days and weeks following the treatment; it really was glowing and radiant. I felt a lot more comfortable in my decision to go without makeup because my skin looked healthier and brighter. People would also comment on my skin as well, saying it looked really good. I would definitely recommend adding dermaplaning to your skincare routine. Treatments are about 4 to 6 weeks apart, and girl you deserve it.

What are you waiting for? Book your appointment now! To contact Estetique Solutions call, (412) 206-5450.  

*Pro Tip: Treat yourself and book a lash lift + tint with dermaplaning. With a lash lift + tint your natural eyelashes are lifted from the root to make your lashes look like your curled them. Again, for someone that is into low-maintenance treatments, this was perfect. My lashes were lifted and since I don’t wear makeup, this just added a little something to my everyday look. When I did put on the occasional foundation and blush, my eyes really popped.


Below are pictures of my sister’s experience. Look at that flawless skin. --

5855 Steubenville Pike
Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15136
(412) 206- 5450