INQUIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW!
What’s with this micro needling everyone is raving about? Is it as effective as everyone says it is?
In a word, yes. YES it is. This is by far my favorite skin treatment!
Microneedling is a non-ablative skin treatment, which means that there is no removal of the epidermis in order to stimulate new skin cell growth. To facilitate the development of a new layer of skin, a handheld, automatic needle filled ‘pen’, is glided across topically numbed skin to activate the production of new collagen and improve texture and skin tone.
Benefits of microneedling include increased blood circulation, a significant improvement of lines and wrinkles, brightened pigmentation, scar reduction, and an increase in epidermal density. It may be used on the neck, chest, hands and forearms if needed. Really anywhere you’re seeking a refinement in texture.
In search of a new level of refinement? Microneedling is the gift to self that keeps giving as epidermal abnormalities you may have given up on begin to fade or improve.
Nasolabial folds are plumped, chicken pox and acne scars recede, and the elasticity of enlarged pores tightens. Who doesn’t want a huge upswing in glow time thanks to increased blood flow?
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What will my skin feel like during and post treatment?
During treatment, the sensation ranges from painless to a ‘prickling’ sensation. Topical numbing will keep you very comfortable. Post treatment, your skin might feel tight and dry. It is imperative that you keep your skin hydrated post treatment. You will be sent home with a clean hyaluronic acid serum to saturate your skin with during the hours and first couple of days immediately following your treatment.
You may experience light peeling or temporary rough texture
Post treatment, skin will rapidly begin regenerating, a little peeling is nothing to worry about. Keep your skin well moisturized while it’s healing.
You will be photosensitive
A physical sunblock should be applied after 24 hrs.and reapplied regularly when outdoors, but particularly following any treatment that temporarily displaces the skins barrier. At the very least, avoid direct sun exposure for 3-4 days, and get in the habit of wearing a hat to protect your skin when outdoors if possible. You’ve committed to skin rejuvenation, it’s wise to protect your new investment.
Super sensitive types may react with redness, or a light rash from the topical anesthesia
Redness, a mild sunburn feel, or mild swelling may follow your treatment if you have reactive skin. Redness and swelling should subside within 24 hours. Taking an antihistamine prior to your treatment may be an option.
There may be evidence
Because micro needling creates controlled microinjuries on the surface of the skin, it’s not unusual to see tiny marks on the skin and they should resolve within a few hours.
Pinpoint bleeding is not abnormal
Depending on the needle depth, you may experience very mild pinpoint bleeding. Your esthetics nurse and licensed esthetician practices OSHA mandated universal precautions and adheres to the strictest sanitation protocols.
MAY I PAIR MICRONEEDLING TREATMENT WITH ANOTHER SERVICE?
A basic facial treatment or hair removal in non-treated areas is fine. Please ask about the suitability of scheduling additional services when you call to book. Products and follow ups are included in your treatment price.
PRO TIP: Try not to unnecessarily touch your skin except to apply hydration with clean hands. Use of a broad spectrum sunblock is imperative.
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