A natural treatment tailored to your skincare goals.
What is microneedling?
While a natural treatment that makes your skin look younger may sound too good to be true, understanding the simple science behind microneedling will alleviate your skepticism. The process involves small, repetitive puncturing of targeted areas of the skin with a tiny needle, typically made of stainless steel. Treatment typically is 45-60 minutes, and a numbing cream is used, so you are comfortable through the duration of the treatment. The perforations trigger the body’s healing processes, releasing two naturally occurring proteins—collagen and elastin. When it comes to microneedling at-home kits are not recommended see a professional who can evaluate your skin’s unique needs and determine how microneedling can benefit you for the safest and most effective treatment.
How can microneedling benefit my skin?
Collagen and elastin are involved in healing and skin repair. By triggering their production, the skin in the target areas is regenerated. This can reduce wrinkles and fine lines and give the skin a refreshed, glowing look. The benefits of microneedling are especially pronounced for individuals with various skin conditions, such as acne, rosacea, scars and stretch marks, and large pores. The few existing alternative approaches to addressing these conditions often involve harsh chemicals or laser treatments and may not be as effective for every skin type. Microneedling offers more consistent results for all skin types, with far less invasive treatment. While most microneedling focuses on the face and neck, other areas of the skin may also be treated depending on the client’s goals.
How long do the benefits last?
It will take several treatments for notable differences to be observed with microneedling sessions. Generally, we suggest starting out with a 3 or 6-month treatment package (1 treatment a month). After results are achieved it is recommended coming in once a season to maintain. The length of benefit depends on individual factors such as age, skin conditions, and the type of treatment received. There are steps you can take to maximize the benefits of microneedling. Your practitioner will advise the best skincare routine and any precautions you should take to make the most of your treatment. As the skin continues to age, keeping up with maintenance is of the utmost importance.
Are there risks to microneedling?
Following a microneedling session, you will experience redness and sensitivity in the treated area for less than a day. This is a normal and expected effect of the treatment. Prolonged redness can result from excessive pressure or overtreatment of the area. This and other risks, like infection and scarring, can be avoided by getting your treatment from an experienced, qualified professional using the highest quality products and equipment.
Like you, your skin is unique, and we want to explore all the ways that microneedling can be beneficial for you. Contact us today to schedule a consultation to meet with our microneedling specialist to begin the journey. You will receive the highest quality of care and instruments paired with all-natural products.