Feeling comfortable with the way your skin looks and feels can have a remarkable impact on your confidence. We all have our own daily skincare routines, but sometimes it just doesn’t feel like enough. For those looking to take their skincare journey to the next level, there are numerous innovations in technology and techniques that are designed to give you brighter, healthier-looking skin. Of those treatments, there are two machines that have become the most popular and successful results. 


DiamondGlow and Hydrafacial are both amazing treatments that can do wonders for your skin. So, how do they compare and how do you know which one is best for you? 

What Is DiamondGlow?

DiamondGlow is a non-invasive exfoliation treatment, designed to cleanse and revitalize the skin. The treatment works as a 3-in-1 system, which simultaneously exfoliates, extracts, and infuses the skin with serum solutions. Diamond tips of varying degrees of exfoliation are used to gently remove dry and damaged skin. Suction is then used to cleanse and unclog pores. Finally, the device infuses serum into the skin that helps to give you continuous results after the treatment. The type of serum used will differ depending on your skin concerns, which can target a variety of issues. 

What Is Hydrafacial?

Hydrafacial uses a patented Vortex technology that is designed to cleanse, extract, and hydrate the skin. The device uses HydroPeel tips, which spiral to create a vortex effect that lifts and removes impurities from skin and pores. Additionally, the treatment offers boosters that can be included to target a wider range of skin concerns. A selection of serums are also included in Hydrafacials, which each yield temporary results. 

What are the Differences? 

The two treatments have many similarities, and both produce positive results. Each treatment works to improve the look and feel of fine lines, wrinkles, clogged pores, dryness, and dark spots. For those looking for a more exfoliant focused regimen, DiamondGlow may be the best fit for you. In addition to its exfoliation techniques, the serums used with the device penetrate at the dermal-epidermal junction. This means that the results are more likely to last longer. With a Hydrafacial, the serums only reach a shallow level of the skin, meaning the results will likely fade after about 3-5 days. 

Choosing What’s Right for You

Both treatments have been shown to leave patients with healthier, smoother, more youthful-looking skin. If you are looking for longer lasting results and an exfoliation focused treatment, DiamondGlow may be the best option for you. Currently, for a limited time only, Gilpin Facial is offering $50 off every DiamondGlow treatment in our office through the Brilliant Distinctions program. 

Schedule a Consultation

If you would like to know more about DiamondGlow and hydrafacial treatments, make an appointment today! Dr. Gilpin is a board-certified surgeon that can help you meet your surgical needs. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Gilpin, call our Nashville, TN office at (615) 551-9823, or request your appointment online.