What is Hyaluronic Acid?
Hyaluronic acid is a natural component found within our skin. Hyaluronic acid acts as a natural hydrant, attracting and holding moisture within the skin. Hyaluronic acid provides the skin with the perfect amount of moisture, not too much and not too little. Hyaluronic acid is also a popular serum used for many skin care treatments to enhance results leaving the skin feeling hydrated, and healthy.
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A microneedling pen is a sterile automated device containing disposable, ultra fine needles. The needles used are individually sealed and disposed after each use. These ultra fine needles are designed to penetrate the skin in a vertical direction at an adjustable depth. As the needles penetrate the skin, controlled micro wounds are created. These wounds jump start the body’s natural healing process causing an increase in the production of collagen and elastin. Collagen and elastin are the natural fibers that allow for tighter, youthful, perfected skin.
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Celebrities Raving Over Microneedling
Have you ever wondered how celebrities always maintain flawless looking skin? Many celebrities have dished their skin care secret, and the answer is routine microneedling treatments!
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How are Acne Scars Created?
Acne Scars are formed during the wound healing process. More specifically after the inflammation, follicular rupture and perifollicular abscess formation.
Types of Scarring
Your acne scars can be either atrophic or hypertrophic. The majority of acne scar cases are atrophic associated with the loss of collagen.
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Types of Pigmentation
There are several types of pigmentation we can experience on our skin. The most common type of skin pigmentation is called Hyperpigmentation and causes dark spots on the skin. Hyperpigmentation is caused by sun exposure, aging, hormonal changes and certain medications. Another type of pigmentation is called Hypo-pigmentation, this type of pigmentation lightens the skin. We will further discuss how microneedling is used to treat pigmentation.
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