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What to Expect from Microneedling? A Comprehensive Guide December 2023

Updated: October 6, 2022

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Microneedling is one of the latest trends in beauty treatments. In this comprehensive guide, we will discuss what to expect from microneedling, including benefits, side effects, and cost.

1. What is microneedling and what are the benefits of it?

Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that involves using tiny needles to create micro-injuries in the skin. This triggers the body’s natural healing response, which results in collagen production and skin rejuvenation.

Some of the benefits of microneedling include:

-Improved skin texture and tone

-Reduced wrinkles and fine lines

Reduced acne scars

-Stimulated collagen production

How does microneedling work and what kind of results can you expect from it?

Microneedling works by stimulating the body’s natural collagen production. Collagen is a protein that gives the skin its strength and elasticity. When you stimulate collagen production with microneedling, you can expect to see improved skin texture and tone, reduced wrinkles and fine lines, and reduced acne scars.

Microneedling is a safe and effective treatment for many people, but it’s important to consult with a qualified professional before undergoing any cosmetic procedure.

If you’re considering microneedling, contact our office to schedule a consultation. We would be happy to answer any of your questions and help you decide if this treatment is right for you.

3. What should you do before your appointment, during your appointment, and after your appointment to get the most out of microneedling treatment sessions?

Before your appointment, it’s important to cleanse your skin and remove all makeup.

During your appointment, the aesthetician will cleanse your skin again and then apply a numbing cream to make the treatment as comfortable as possible. Once the numbing cream has taken effect, the aesthetician will begin the microneedling treatment.

After your appointment, it’s important to apply sunscreen and avoid exposure to the sun. You may also experience some redness and swelling, but this will subside within a few days.

4. What are the possible side effects of microneedling and how can you avoid them or minimize their impact on your skin health and appearance?

The most common side effect of microneedling is redness and swelling. This is normal and will subside within a few days. Other possible side effects include bruising, crusting, and infection. To avoid these side effects, it’s important to consult with a qualified professional and follow their aftercare instructions.

5. How often should you undergo microneedling treatments for optimal results – every few weeks, months, or years?

The frequency of microneedling treatments will depend on your individual skin needs. For most people, a series of treatments spaced out every few weeks is recommended for optimal results.

6. What’s the cost of a typical microneedling treatment session – is it worth the investment?

The cost of microneedling will depend on the number of treatments you receive and the location of the treatment. A typical session may range from $300 to $500. Many people find that microneedling is a worth-while investment because of the long-lasting results it can provide.

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Staff Spotlight

Lauren Siso, Esthetician

Lauren has been medical aesthetician and laser practitioner for over 10 years and is passionate about helping her clients achieve their best skin possible. Lauren truly believes that everyone deserves to feel confident in their own skin and is dedicated to helping her clients achieve that goal!

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Lauren Siso, Medical Aesthetician at ELLEMES Medical Spa