Microneedling is quickly becoming a major favorite of celebrities and men and women alike who are looking for a less invasive, more holistic anti-aging treatment that will not change your look (like Botox and fillers do) but instead works with your body’s natural collagen production. Unlike lasers and heavy chemical peels (which will thin the skin and its protective barrier), microneedling is safe to use on all skin types, skin colors, and every age group and has virtually no down-time. You’re back to work the very next day!
Microneedling is a treatment that uses a professional hand-held device that uses very small needles to cause tiny controlled punctures in the skin’s surface. These tiny micro-channels allow the specialized growth factor stem cell serum to penetrate much deeper than a topical at-home product usually does. In a way this treatment makes your skin think “I’ve experienced a minor wound and I need to heal and create new collagen and skin cells”. As your skin goes into repair mode, the production of collagen and elastin is triggered to give an almost immediate skin tightening effect, plumping up with new collagen over the days and weeks after treatment.
The actual treatment is about an hour and is almost painless due to a topical numbing agent that is used. Afterward your skin feels tight and may feel like you have windburn. Your skin appears flushed with some light pinpoint bleeding which is completely normal and is a sign that it's working its magic. This will subside within 24-48 hours post-treatment. Breathable mineral makeup can be used over the skin the next day if necessary. About 3-4 days post there will be some dryness which will slough off and reveal radiant fresh skin a few days later.
The following is a full list of the many benefits:
A course of 3-6 sessions is typically recommended (spaced 4-6 weeks apart) as many of these benefits will be seen after multiple sessions. Single treatments are only available to clients who have already purchased 3-6 session packages. You will see a plumping, tightening effect almost immediately but the natural healing process takes time (up to 6 weeks) – although many benefits will be seen along the way. The benefits continue to accumulate in the months after first treatment and will keep building as additional treatments are performed.
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