Welcome to the world of micro needling, where tiny needles hold the key to unlocking your skin’s most incredible potential! Imagine stepping into a realm where every little puncture is like a whispered promise of rejuvenation. Sounds intriguing right? In this journey through the world of micro needling, I invite you to come along and embrace the extraordinary. It’s an exclusive backstage pass to the skincare performance of a lifetime, where your skin takes center stage. Well, let’s dive into the enchanting world of micro needling, discover its benefits, the pre-treatment secrets and how to keep that post-treatment glow shinning like a star.
What is Micro needling?
Micro needling is like the fairy godmother of skincare. A minimal invasive cosmetic procedure that involves using a device with ultra fine needles to create controlled micro-injuries in the skin. I know it may sound scary but it’s your skin’s ticket to transformation. think of it as your Cinderella story for your complexion – from drab to fab!
The Enchanting Benefits:
- Radiant Glow: Micro needling awakens your skin’s inner glow. The tiny punctures stimulate collagen & elastin production by up to 400%, making your skin firmer, plumper and more youthful.
- Youthful Vibes: Bid farewell to those pesky wrinkles and fine lines. Micro needling is your go-to wizard for turning back the clock and revealing smoother skin that will have you feel timeless.
- Scars-Be-Gone: If you’ve got scars from past blemishes, micro needling can help fade them into the background and prevent future blemishes from happening by reducing sebum production by 80%. It’s like erasing those storylines you’re not too fond of from your skin’s history book and starting a new chapter.
- Pore Perfection: Are large pores cramping your style? Micro needling minimizes their appearance, giving you the gift of refined skin’s texture. Your pores will be like well-behaved guests at a royal ball.
- Dark Spot Eraser: Micro needling helps break up those pigment clusters that cause uneven skin tone. Those micro-channels are like secret passages for your pigmentation, ensuring the active ingredients reach their target with precision.
So, does micro needling hurt?
The Micro Needling Pre-Treatment Care:
- Play the Hydration Game: Think of water as your skin’s BFF. In the days leading up to your micro needling session make sure you’re sipping water like it’s the finest champagne. After the treatment you will most likely experience dryness so hydrate your skin in advance. hydrated skin is happy skin and happy skin is ready to shine.
- Skincare Boot Camp: Consider this the skincare Olympics. In the week before your treatment follow a gentle skincare routine that includes cleansing, moisturizing and sun protection. No room for heavy artillery here, discontinue the use of retinol, retinoids, vitamin C creams or any other strong active ingredients. You want your skin to be in top condition but not overwhelmed.
- Avoid Sun Kisses: You know that golden orb in the sky? Yeah, I love it too but it’s not invited to the micro needling party. A week prior to your treatment make sure you are using sunscreen diligently and steering clear of sunburns. And don’t cheat with self tanning.
- No To DIY’s: Put away the DIY masks and treatments. Micro needling pros need a blank canvas to work their magic. No experiments or distractions allowed.
- Skip the Pimple Popping: Hands off those tempting pimples. Micro needling is not a fan of active breakouts. If you have any let them chill out before your appointment.
- Consult with the Pros: Don’t embark on this adventure alone. If you are new to micro needling schedule a consultation with your beautician who can assess your skin and tailor the treatment to your unique needs. Think of it as having a stylist for your skin.
- Relax and Picture Your Glow Up: Lastly, take a deep breath and relax. Imagine your skin post-micro needling looking radiant and rejuvenated. Positive vibes are the best pre-treatment accessory.
The Micro Needling Post-Treatment Care:
- Avoid the Sun: Just like Sleeping Beauty, your skin needs protection. For the first 24 hours stay out of direct sunlight and after that slather on sunscreen with an SPF fit for a queen.
- Gentle Cleansing: Treat your skin like royalty. Use mild, gentle cleanser and avoid harsh scrubs or AHA & BHA exfoliants for a few days post treatment.
- Hydration Party: Hydration is your skin’s key to accelerate the healing process. Drink plenty of water and moisturise to keep your skin happy and plump.
- Skip the Makeup: Give your skin some breathing space and avoid heavy makeup or self tanning products for a day or two letting your skin revel in its newfound radiance.
- Sweat Control: After micro needling it’s not time to run a marathon, take a break for couple days from excessive exercise. Use that time for a short stroll or activities for inner peace.
- Patience is a Virtue: Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither is perfect skin. Be patient, it may take a few weeks to see the full results of your micro needling adventure.
Tips to Enhance Flawless Skin:
- LED Spotlight: Like the glamorous red carpet it’s all about rejuvenation. Enhance your results by booking a couple of LED Light Therapy sessions prior to your micro needling appointment to calm your skin, accelerate the recovery process and set the stage for micro needling by preparing your skin for the grand transformation. It’s like a pre-work out for your skin.
- Electroporation Deep Dive: Imagine your skincare products as treasure chests full of precious ingredients. Now think of electroporation as the key to unlock those chests. When paired with micro needling it creates micro-channels in your skin that act like express lanes for those active ingredients to penetrate deeper. It’s like ensuring your skin gets a VIP touch of the most potent potions.
To wrap it up, micro needling is a magical journey that leads to real life transformation of your skin. It’s the story of your skin’s glow-up, the journey of more radiant you. So, are you ready to embark on a journey of flawless skin and experience the benefits of micro needling? Your happily ever after glowing complexion awaits!