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Is Micro-Needling For Me?

What is Micro-Needling?

Micro-needling is known by many names, also referred to as skin needling, micro-needling therapy, and collagen induction therapy (CIT). Micro-needling is a skin-rejuvenation procedure using  minimally invasive fine needles. This process stimulates the skin to fill the microscopic wounds with new collagen and elastin. The controlled skin injury allows the body to repair skin imperfections such as wrinkles, acne scars, stretch marks, and large pores. The process allows an improvement in skin texture and firmness while reducing the imperfections.

Who does Micro-Needling?

You have no doubt seen the picture of Kim Kardashian after her micro-needling treatment floating around the internet.  Have you ever wondered how celebrities look so flawless?  This has long been a secret of the stars, but we are now sharing it with you! Do you have skin imperfections on your face that leave you feeling self-conscious?  Microneedling is a great solution, it can reduce the size of pores, acne scars, and stretch marks and leave your skin plump and rejuvenated. By using the body’s natural healing abilities, microneedling is a great alternative to expensive surgical procedures.

If you’re interesting in learning more about microneedling in the West Valley, Celebrity Skin Studio has a team of professionals ready to answer your skincare questions. We will offer you advice and information about our procedures, so you can get the beautiful and youthful, glow Hollywood is known for!

What does it do for you?

At Celebrity Skin Studio we use  a state of the art micro-needling toolthat helps to alleviate and reduce many skin conditions, including:

  • Acne scars and wound healing
  • Improve wrinkles and fine lines
  • Minimize pore size
  • Improve stretch marks
  • Improve skin tightening, lifting and rejuvenation

Where can I get Micro-Needling done?

Your premiere destination for skin care service in the west valley is available at Celebrity Skin Studio in Litchfield Park, AZ.  Relax and enjoy your treatment in a clean and serene environment.  Celebrity Skin Studio serves the west valley including Goodyear, Avondale, Surprise, and Verrado.

Is it safe?

Yes, we use only sterile disposable needles for our machines and practice excellent sanitation methods.

Who should not get Micro-Needling?

  • History of severe allergies
  • Those with Heart Conditions
  • Active Herpes or Cold Sores, those who have tendency for Herpes break out must consult their physcian first and obtain medication prior to treatment
  • Immunosuppression patients
  • Diabetes
  • Pustular or nodular rosacea
  • Concurrent use of anticoagulant medication (such as Coumadin)
  • Injectable neuromodulators – Do not receive treatment within 48 hours of injection of neuromodulators (such as Botox or Dysport) in proximity to the needled area
  • Injectable fillers – Do not receive treatment within two weeks of injection with dermal fillers or volumizers to avoid potential unwanted inflammatory response.
  • Pregnancy or Breast Feeding
  • Presence of palmar or plantar keloid scarring
  • Moles, Skin Tags and Various Lesions can not be treated

 

What kind of aftercare is required?

Skin may be dry and tight.  You will need to apply serum to the skin during the healing phase. We recommend Stem Cell Serum, and Hyaloronic Acid along with your regular professional skin care regimen.  You will need to avoid sun exposure and use a Physical Block (non chemical) SPF, Such as IMAGE skincare’s Prevention Plus Hydrating SPF 3o.

Book an appointment HERE

 

 

Andrea "AJ" Jenkins Lic. Esthetician
Andrea "AJ" Jenkins Lic. Esthetician
AJ is licensed esthetician, spa owner, writer, blogger and industry expert in the field of anti aging and corrective skin care. When designing Celebrity Skin Studio her goal was to offer excellent customer service, premium treatments and products right here in the west valley serving the residents of Goodyear, Avondale, Verrado, and Litchfield Park. Celebrity Skin Studio is one of the largest Image Skincare retailers in the state, and clients come from all over the valley to obtain AJ's skin care advice and shop the large inventory of Image Skincare products. If you are looking for state of the art anti aging treatments or corrective skincare with excellent customer service, you have found your place!

4 Comments

  1. Annie lewis says:

    Will it hurt?

    • Andrea "AJ" Jenkins Lic. Esthetician says:

      Hi Annie,
      We numb the area prior to treatment, so it significantly reduces discomfort. There are a couple of areas that are a little sensitive, but completely tolerable and quick.

  2. Lindsey says:

    Hello, does mircroneedling reduce the appearance of acne scarring and brown spots?

    • Andrea "AJ" Jenkins Lic. Esthetician says:

      Thanks for your question Lindsey. People can expect great results for acne scars with micro needling. Once the acne is cleared, then we can begin treatment.

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