Collagen Induction Therapy
~ Consumer Review ~
Have you wondered if collagen induction therapy, also referred to as
skin needling is a worthwhile medical
needling procedure for facial rejuvenation?
(Yes, it most certainly is!)
But to be perfectly honest, I have learned that there aren't too many
people who are even aware of what skin needling is, never mind wonder
if it is a worthwhile treatment for aging skin concerns!
Just for a little background information, I'm a beautician and have
worked in an upscale day spa for well over two decades.
The spa offers an extensive menu of skin treatment options for
everything ranging from acne scarring and cellulite to facial
rejuvenation and stretch marks.
The collagen induction therapy or more
commonly known as medical skin needling, is by far becoming one of our
most popular treatments because it treats so many different skin
This spa procedure, also
referred to as skin needling, is
that you can do all by yourself right at home too!
Just so you
know, micro skin needling
is a medical cosmetic procedure approved by the
The major difference between professional medical collagen induction
therapy and the DIY skin needling devises is the length of the needles.
(Home skin needling devices should not have needles any longer than
1.5mm in length.)
Skin needling is a great procedure that produces
remarkable results for
the removal or treatment of . . .
- Scarring (including the removal of acne scars)
- Stretch Marks
- Hair Loss
- Aging Skin
Although I do appreciate the fact that it is a wonderfully decadent
treat to go to the spa to be pampered, I hear from my clients all the
time that they wish they had the budget to come every week so they will
see the results they seek much sooner.
induction therapy works on the simple principle of
collagen and elastin production by forcing the dermis into a wound
healing response to the trauma induced by the micro punctures of the
skin needling procedure.
Results are NOT
instantaneous! It will take upwards of
several months for the results to become fully apparent because it
takes some time for the body to show the effects of the new collagen
that is generated as a result of this procedure.
the good news
ladies. . .
Just like myself, I know that not everyone has an endless supply of
disposable income; especially in this difficult economy.
Your monthly spa pampering sessions. . .
And what goes
out the window first?
So, just recently I have convinced the owner of the spa I work for to
offer a variety of DIY home spa options to our clients. You know, the
spa treatments that actually give results and are worthwhile to take
the time to do them yourself.
We now have a complete line of facial masks, peels and such along with
a selection of home microdermabrasion devises, home lasers for not only
facial treatments but hair removal.