You may expect a comfortable 25 minutes experience (additional 30 if numbing is added) from your Micro Needling Procedure. Post-procedure effects should be mild, similar to moderate sunburn, average 36 hour recovery time. Optimal results, for each session, will not totally show for a few weeks but typically 3-6 procedures are usually recommended for long-lasting, beautiful results.
It is safe for all light to dark skin types, effective on all body parts. The most ideal time of year is when you can avoid sun exposure for several days.
Q: Is Body Beautiful staff certified to do this treatment?
A: Body Beautiful staff are Trained and Certified on both DermaPen, SkinPen manufacturers but also the American Institute of Intradermal Cosmetics.
Q: What is Micro-Needling?
A: It is a technique used by multiple needles poking hundreds of holes to stimulate the skin’s natural healing process by creating columns of coagulation, similar to fractional or sublative laser treatments. This can be used to minimize scars, hyperpigmentation, stretch marks, wrinkles and to tighten the skin.
Q: Who is a SkinPen candidate?
A: Anyone who would like to boost collagen, minimize wrinkles, stretch marks, scars, or loose skin is a candidate. If you would like to improve your skin’s overall texture and tone this is a great way with minimal downtime. It is safe for every skin type.
Q: What areas on the body can be treated?
A: Anywhere on the body can be treated. Even under the eyes!
Q: How long does it take and does it hurt?
A: The treatment itself will take 30 minutes or less. There is minimal discomfort with this treatment. Patients may arrive an 1/2 hour – 1 full hour early for topical numbing. You will feel a slight vibrating sensation to pinching on thinner sensitive areas. Following the treatment you will feel slightly warm like a mild sunburn, don’t worry, it goes away fast. Chances are, most wish they went or want to go deeper and more passes next time
Q: How many treatments will I need?
A: Most people will need a series of 3 to 6 sessions, about 4 weeks apart. Overall skin rejuvenation will need 3. Deeper scars and stretch marks will be more towards 6. Softness and repair usually occurs with each session.
Q: How long is the downtime?
A: You will experience a healthy pink glow, some redness, and warmness for 1-2 days. Your skin care professional can aid your skin’s natural healing process by recommending products. Healing time length
Q: Have a question?
A: Call now to talk to an expert – Schedule your consultation for the Skin Pen now! Call 724-987-3221