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Exfoliation code of practice

Tikanga tiaki mahi muku kiri mate

​Provide a safe service

Sterilisation

  • Sterilise all instruments.
  • Use single-use disposable instruments and dispose of them immediately after use.    

Training requirements

All operators of microdermabrasion equipment must have the knowledge and skills necessary to provide microdermabrasion.

This can be achieved through:

  • National Certificate (or international equivalent) in Beautician and commercial industry experience of 12 months or more; or
  • commercial industry experience of five consecutive years or more, and evidence of professional development in microdermabrasion
  • or evidence of training with a microdermabrasion training provider, and commercial industry experience of 12 months or more.

Best practice: some additional recommendations

  • Use new single-use sponges where facial towelling is necessary for exfoliation.
  • The New Zealand Association of Registered Beauty Therapists recommends that only safety certified microdermabrasion equipment should be used.

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