Skin Needling or Collagen Induction Therapy involves using a pen with microscopic needles to glide over the skin and create tiny punctures in the Epidermis to encourage the skin’s own natural response. As the skin reacts, signals are released which create a chain of events or a wound healing response.
Through this process, there is an improvement in skin texture and tone and the fine micro channels in the skin also enables a deeper absorption of active, boosting and fortifying ingredients resulting in overall skin rejuvenation.
An application of a topical numbing cream is applied to the treatment area prior to treatment commencing so that you are comfortable throughout. Immediately Post treatment you will experience mild to moderate redness (like sunburn) and sensitivity in the treated area lasting 12-48 hours. Dry and taught skin, slight grazing, varying amounts of flaking may occur after treatment. After the skin has shed, it has a healthy glow and feels softer, smoother and is more even in colour.
The skin conditions being treated will dictate the frequency of treatments and how many treatments are required as part of your overall ongoing treatment programme.
Skin Needling devices have been designed to provide proven results for the treatment and management of conditions such as: