In the heyday of YouTube beauty tutorials (say, 10 or so years ago), Dermaplaning is really starting to catch on. Beauty influencers in the early days used this technique to help their makeup look better on the skin and create an instant glow.
This obsession with capturing “picture perfect” skin or a full, glowy makeup look was highly reversible during this time, and people would go to extra mile to get it—including shaving off their peach fuzz.
While peach fuzz is something everyone has, some people have demonized it to the point of creating social pressure to remove it. As if we don’t have enough conditioned things to be insecure already.
It’s worth noting that times are definitely changing in the beauty industry — and it’s (mostly) for the better. Gen-Z embraces imperfection by placing a value on the artistic side of makeup, using it as a means of self-expression, and viewing skincare as self-care—aka, as opposed to a goal-based approach to nailing a “flawless” look.
Not to mention, shaving the face is a form of physical exfoliation, hence that dewy glow. It makes sense that dermaplaning was most popular during the height of exfoliation obsessions—when stronger, more potent acids and intense facial peels were all the rage.
Now we’re seeing gentle chemical exfoliants replace the plastic microbeads that were once required, and we’re even working hard at it.”Healing nights“To ensure our skin is rested from all the active ingredients. Barrier-restoring creams, serums, and masks Sell faster than ever-That’s good.
However, some people still practice oily skin removal, and many people wonder if it’s a must-do step—here’s what the experts say.