Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure for your skin.
Your esthetcian at Imagine you new uses an rf micro needling machine that stamps 25 titanium needles in the skin. The needles make tiny holes in the top layer of your skin and causes damage to the skin. This will stimulate the skin to go through a healing process.
During the healing process the skin will produce more collagen and elastin which by having these proteins will make your skin firmer, tighter and much smoother.
Most people get microneedling on their face, but you can also get it on stretch marks, Scars, back, neck , or other areas where you notice scarred or damaged aging skin.
To achieve desired results with Micro Needling in St Petersburg Florida you'll probably need multiple treatments..
What’s the difference between microdermabrasion and Micro needling?
Microneedling and microdermabrasion can both help with the smoothness of the skin.
Micro needling uses needles and microdermabrasion does not. The microdermabrasion tip feels like sand paper and has different grits on it. The grits help to exfoliate the top layer of the skin leaving it vibrant and smooth.
Microneedling St. Petersburg at Imagine you new goes deeper than microdermabrasion and focuses on problems underneath the skin like acne and scars.
Who gets microneedling?
Microneedling has cosmetic and medical uses. You might consider microneedling if you’re concerned about:
Fine lines or wrinkles.
Loose or crepey (thin and wrinkled) skin.
Mild scars, especially those from acne or burns.
Skin discoloration or uneven skin tone.
The procedure can also help people who have medical conditions such as:
Alopecia areata (hair loss due to an autoimmune disease).
Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating).
Whats It like getting Micro needling in St. Petersburg?
Your esthetician will clean your skin and apply a numbing cream.
They do this about 30 minutes to 45 minutes before your procedure, so we make sure you get numb.
Your esthetician will then use the rf machine with the titanium needles to make the wounds in your skin. Some may use a roller. The machine device will pulls up and down and the longer needles can go anywhere from 0.5 millimeters to 4 millimeters. This will target deep pocket scars or pockmarks from acne on the skin.
You might feel warmth or a scratching sensation on your face once the microneedling starts. Bony areas on the skin may be really uncomfortable especially on cheek bones or forehead. Going really deep may cause a little bleeding.
A microneedling procedure in St. Petersburg Florida at imagine you new can take anywhere from 15 minutes to a few hours, depending on the size of the area that's being microneedled.