The SkinPen® state-of-the-art, anti-aging procedure technology is designed to stimulate your skin’s natural ability to repair itself. SkinPen® helps to “awaken” your skin during the wound healing process. SkinPen delivers thousands of micro injuries to initiate the body’s wound healing process. The body begins to breakdown damaged tissue and produce healthy new cells. These cells repair and remodel the injured tissue, producing new collagen and elastin.
Each of our bodies has innate processes that will react to injury to heal the damage. That is how the SkinPen® achieves its results; by taking advantage of that natural process by creating hundreds of temporary micro-sized openings, or micro-channels, in the skin. These “fractionated” micro-channels are created thanks to the brilliant design of the SkinPen® disposable needle cartridge, which achieves its work without any thermal energy or chemicals applied to the skin.
The SkinPen procedure is minimally invasive and non-surgical. It creates minimal discomfort which is tolerable to many people, however a topical anaesthetic cream is usually applied before treatment to numb the skin’s surface and avoid unnecessary discomfort which may occur.
Treatment sessions tend to last an hour, after the numbing cream has taken effect, treatment will start with the application of an active serum, and then the SkinPen will be moved over the skin, held in an upright position so the micro-needles penetrate the skin smoothly and help with the absorption of the serum. The trauma created immediately kick starts the healing process.
People often notice healthier looking skin immediately following the first treatment. However, this improves after multiple treatments and after 3 to 6 months as the skin’s natural repair process completes.
Following treatment, your therapist will be able to recommend an aftercare regime that will help prolong the results. Depending on the treatment area and the problem being addressed, 3-6 treatments will be required with an interval of 4-6 weeks between sessions.
SIDE EFFECTS & RISKS
Immediately following treatment, most people experience minor swelling, redness and tenderness to the area treated. This should resolve quickly, within 24 hours, but for some people it may persist for between 2-4 days. Cool compresses may be used to relieve symptoms.
If you experience any other side effects, or the swelling and irritation lasts longer than 7 days, contact the salon immediately.
Aftercare advice to include: how to cleanse the skin, plus post-treatment creams to apply will be provided by your therapist and should be followed. here is a very rare risk of scarring from micro-needling treatments, or pigmentation concerns such as post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.
Single Treatment- £175 (75 mins)
Course of 3 £470
Course of 6 £890