A professional microneedling treatment is intended to cause a degree of trauma to the skin. This trauma stimulates new collagen cells in abundance.
The ageing process, low body weight, regular intense exercise, smoking, drinking, diet and the environment all impact the production of collagen and elastin.
By creating 1000s of minor wounds the skin begins to heal itself, as would any wound, in 3 stages:
Having created 1000s of these micro channels we can optimise this treatment by flooding the skin with active ingredients, which will work at a cellular level and be at their most efficacious. By adding these serums greater results can be achieved.
Whilst this treatment is certainly not pain free (ample numbing cream is applied prior to treatment), it does offer a more economical solution to some other ablative therapies. It has limited contra-indications, very limited downtime and, when delivered safely, no side effects.
It is an ideal treatment for:
With any treatment certain risks ae involved and complications or side effects could occur.
By following our Care Advice these risks are limited.
Possible side effects include but are not limited to; mild redness, extreme redness, bruising, stinging, itching, tenderness, swelling, dry skin, flakiness, tightness, lightening or darkening of the skin, some pinpoint bleeding.
This procedure causes mild trauma via small needles. A mild pricking sensation or pain and discomfort can be experienced during the treatment.
It is recommended that you avoid injectables (Collagen and Botox) for up to 14 days before any Micro Needling Treatment.
Following a treatment:
It is your responsibility to follow the aftercare provided and report any skin problems to your therapist within 24 hours of treatment.