The ABC’s of Microneedling

before-and-after-pic

Dyan, untouched and pictured above, on left from July 2016 and on right February 2017 after six microneedling treatments.

ANTI AGING

A 2015 study published by The International Journal of Dermatology confirmed that microneedling is in fact an effective way to achieve skin tightening. Collagen forms around the pore and plumps it, and because this treatment causes the skin to create collagen, pore size is reduced and the skin’s appearance becomes more youthful. Some experts even say that microneedling actually slows the aging process by causing the skin to thicken in response to the treatment. For more information on the cited article, check out http://www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com or read http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijd.12761/full

 

BROWN SPOTS BE GONE

Because microneedling breaks up pigment without using heat, it is the ideal treatment for those of us with age spots from sunny days gone by. Melasma, which is what I had in the pictures above, is characterized by large brown spots and patches of discoloration. As you can see from my photos above, results are amazing. I had six treatments over the course of seven months, about once every four weeks, and used a combination of Vitiamin C and Hyaluronic Acid serums to penetrate the micro channels created by the needles.

COLLAGEN INDUCTION

Collagen Induction Therapy, which is microneedling, is a safe and effective way to rejuvenate, tighten and tone the skin. It is fast becoming the favored modality by skin care professionals because it is cost effective and delivers superior results. It can be used to correct a variety of skin issues such as scars, wrinkles, age spots and stretch marks. The results appear natural because the body’s own healing response is activated.

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