Reduce lines and wrinkles & stimulate those new skin cells
The years are rolling by your starting to notice changes in the appearance and condition of your skin. Another decade passes and our skin requires us to address different concerns. The lines and wrinkles will start to set in and get a bit deeper, its official you are starting to look a little bit older. We should all be embracing the principle of growing old gracefully but I still want you to look your best.
Why micro needling?
Changes caused by external factors such as UV exposure and pollution can cause us to develop the dark spots (hyperpigmentation). Sun damage can cause the skin to get thicker and feel more leathery. Lines and wrinkles will develop.
Internal factors such as a loss of bone density, a reduction in elastin which gives our skin the ability to bounce back. As we get older the rate of collagen production start to fall causing our skin to sag and loose its ability to snap back.
What is micro needling?
Micro-needling is the holy grail of facial treatments, also known as collagen induction therapy we can treat anything from acne to hair loss.
Depending on the concerns that you want to be addressed in your treatment. It will be combined with specially selected ingredients that are scientifically designed to penetrate into the top layers of the skin.
Micro-needling has been proven to treat the following:
Fine lines & Wrinkles
How does it work?
An automated device pen device with sterile needle attachments creates microscopic channels on the skins surface. The principle behind this treatment is to kick start the skin into producing new skin cells which will stimulate hormone growth factors (all the good stuff that promotes new skin).
It is important while you are having your course of treatments to follow your therapists recommendations on product that are applied topically.
Hyaluronic acid is a popular ingredient as it is extremely hydrating. Vitamin C is added to brighten and Retinol to soften the skin and improve radiance and also be used in your skincare routine to make the results of your treatment more effective.
Some results may be instant, however the best improvements will be seen 1 month after the initial treatment. A good therapist will set your expectations and make you aware that results will take a few treatments before they can truly be seen. You will be provided with a treatment plan based on your individual needs following an initial consultation.
It is important to ensure that your therapist has the adequate training and insurance to provide your treatments. Due to the nature of microneedling you must also ensure that your therapist is using sterile materials and products to ensure that high hygiene standards are maintained. This will reduce the possibility of cross contamination. It is imperative that you make sure that your therapist is only using products that have been produced with their intended purpose in mind. This is to ensure that you do not experience any unnecessary adverse reactions. Not a products are created equal and will not be suitable for micro needling.