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Micro-Needling, what it is and the amazing benefits

Micro-needling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure that involves using a device with tiny needles to create micro-channels on the skin's surface. This process triggers the body's natural healing response, stimulating the production of collagen and elastin, two essential proteins that promote healthy skin. One of the main benefits of microneedling is its ability to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. As we age, our skin loses collagen and elastin, leading to sagging, wrinkles, and other signs of aging. Microneedling can help to counteract this process by boosting collagen production, which results in firmer, smoother skin. Recovery time is short, so only a few hours downtime is required to overcome a reddening of the skin.

Microneedling is also effective in treating acne scars, hyperpigmentation, and other forms of skin damage. The micro-injuries created by the needles prompt the skin to produce new, healthy cells, which can help to reduce the appearance of scars and discoloration. Another benefit of microneedling is its ability to enhance the absorption of skincare products. When the skin is punctured, it creates tiny channels that allow topical treatments to penetrate deeper into the skin, making them more effective.

Microneedling is a safe, proven and effective procedure that can be performed on all skin types. While some redness and mild swelling may occur immediately following the procedure, these side effects typically subside within a few days. Patients can typically resume their regular skincare routine within 24-48 hours after the treatment.

In conclusion, microneedling offers a wide range of benefits for improving the overall appearance and health of the skin. Whether you are looking to reduce wrinkles, improve skin texture, or treat acne scars, microneedling is an effective option to consider.

Here at Pavo Spa we have two highly trained specialists in micro-needling, delivering high quality treatments at unbeatable prices, do get in touch for more information.

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