Microneedling treatments entail insertion of small needles to create micro-channels in the skin, creating controlled injuries for the purpose of cell reproduction and rejuvenation. Micro-fine needles penetrate the skin to promote healthy collagen production and cell growth. While the treatment is being administered, hyaluronic acid is applied, which helps with soft tissue growth and collagen production. These micro-injuries force your skin to heal itself, increasing the production of collagen and elastin. It not only helps with deep scarring on the skin, but it aids in advancing cell-turnover revealing brighter, firmer skin. This process is customizable to your skin’s specific needs and can be paired with other treatments, such as one’s own plasma, hyaluronic acid, and even lasers for faster and longer term results. The results are almost immediate, seeing improvement to the skin in almost 1-2 weeks. Gentle, but effective, products are recommended post procedure in maintaining the new ski
Benefits of Microneedling
Microneedling is most commonly used to treat the following skin conditions:
Dull skin: Rejuvenate tired and dull skin and combat the initial signs of ageing.
Wrinkles: Fine lines and wrinkles on the face can be visibly reduced, as microneedling triggers collagen production.
Scarring: Scars from acne and chicken pox can be improved and an uneven texture can be smoothed out with microneedling.
Pigmentation: Can help to fade dark patches such as pigmentation due to sun damage or ageing.
Microneedling is a great treatment for you if you have darker skin because it doesn’t involve peels or lasers, which can cause pigmentation issues.
Treatments can be performed on the body as well as the face, prices below are based on an area the size of the face.
If you're looking to improve the texture of your skin, reduce scars, or minimize wrinkles, microneedling could be a suitable treatment for you. However, a thorough consultation is necessary to assess your individual needs.
Each session typically lasts about 60 to 90 minutes, including preparation and post-treatment care
A topical numbing cream is generally applied before the procedure to minimize discomfort. You may feel some pressure or tingling, but most clients describe the procedure as easily tolerable.
Common side effects include mild redness and swelling, similar to a sunburn, which typically subsides within 48 hours.
When performed by qualified professionals, microneedling is generally safe. However, it's crucial to disclose your medical history and any current medications during your consultation.
Downtime is minimal. Most people return to normal activities within 24 to 48 hours, although strenuous exercise should be avoided for at least a week.
Initial results can be seen immediately, but the most noticeable results typically appear after four to six weeks. Multiple sessions are often recommended for best outcomes.
The number of sessions depends on your individual skin condition and desired results. Generally, three to six sessions, spaced 4-6 weeks apart, are recommended.
Results can last for months and even years, depending on your skin condition, lifestyle, and skincare regimen. Periodic maintenance treatments are recommended.