Ever wonder what this new craze of microneedling is all about? It is all the rage, and we are here to give you all the details. The simple explanation of what microneedling is, is a group of acupuncture, or little small needles that make small punctures into the skin. No why in the world would you want to poke needles into your skin? Well let us tell you!
Microneedling allows for a controlled induction of the skin’s self-repair mechanism. Your skin is extremely smart, and it even has a built in system to repair any damage to the skin. Microneedling helps ignite collagen synthesis without permanently scarring your skin. You body creates new skin cells to replace the old ones.
The result of this procedure? Well you can plan on smoother, firmer looking skin. This can be used to treat acne scarring, fine lines, wrinkles, medical or trauma scarring, stretch marks, hyper-pigmentation, and more!
This procedure normally lasts about 30-60 minutes in length, and can be done pretty much anywhere on your body! The most common being your head and neck. Some side effects from this treatment include red skin, mild sunburn feeling, skin tightness, and mild sensitivity to touch. Good news is healing only takes a few days!
It is important to consult with your esthetician before this treatment to get an idea of whether microneedling can indeed treat the problem you have, and how many treatments you will need to get your desired result.
The benefits of this treatment include non-invasive, utilizes your body’s own healing properties, and even shrinks your pores! So what are you waiting for? Do you have a problem area you are wanting to fix? A part of your skin that just isn’t perfect? Call us today and let’s set up a consultation!