Micro Needling

Can tiny needle pricks improve your skin texture and tone? Yes! And thanks to the newest technology, skin needling is now even more effective at reversing the signs of aging and diminishing scars. Automated micro-needling is an exciting new skin therapy innovation for dramatically minimizing fine lines, scars and stretch marks. Also called Collagen Induction Therapy (or CIT), micro-needling is a non-surgical resurfacing procedure that creates a controlled injury underneath the skin’s surface to stimulate the body to naturally produce collagen and elastin. The result is plumper skin and diminished appearance of scarring and wrinkles.

What is micro-needling?

Micro-needling is a safe, chemical-free and minimally invasive technique for stimulating collagen production. Collagen and elastin give skin its texture, structure and appearance. As we age, these compounds break down from sun and environmental damage leading to dry, thin and wrinkled skin. Micro-needling is a mechanical method for reversing this breakdown.

While there are several forms of micro-needling available, we use the most advanced medical-grade, automated micro-needling device on the market. The device we use is fitted with a sterile, single-use, surgical-grade cartridge that contains 12 tiny micro-point needles. 

What benefits will I see?

You will see visible changes from the treatment over the course of several days and weeks. Results can continue to improve up to 6 months after a treatment as collagen production continues. Benefits include diminished appearance of fine lines and acne scars, reduced pore size and an overall improvement in texture and tone.

How is micro-needling performed?

Your aesthetician will first cleanse the skin and then apply a layer of topical numbing gel to eliminate any discomfort. Once the numbing gel takes effect, the gel will be removed and a layer of hydrating gel is applied to treatment area. Using the device, the aesthetician will gently press the pen against the skin while moving it across each area of your face. This process results in thousands of superficial microscopic channels throughout the entire treatment area. The gel will be removed and for most people, you will be done in 20 to 30 minutes.

How long is the recovery time?

Immediately after the treatment, your skin will be bright red like an intense sunburn. The total healing time depends on the intensity of your treatment. On average, our clients have some redness for 2 to 4 days. For some clients, the redness is gone in as little as 24 hours. 

How is micro-needling different from dermal needling rollers?

The automated micro-needling device we use moves in a vertical direction for better precision when treating the skin. Dermal rollers do not create a precise vertical action. This lack of precision can contribute to greater discomfort and inconsistent effects to the skin.

How is it different from laser skin treatments?

Automated micro-needling breaks up pigment mechanically and stimulates the collagen formation without the use of heat. For clients who aren’t ready for laser treatments, micro-needling is an ideal alternative. Depending on the laser treatments you are considering, micro-needling generally has less recovery time.

How often should I get micro-needling?

The number of sessions you’ll need depends on your goals. For mild to moderate acne scars, you’ll see the most benefit with three to four treatments. Deeper scars and stretch marks may require up to five treatments. We suggest at least 4 to 6 weeks between treatments when doing a series. Many of our clients have the treatment done every 6 to 12 months for skin resurfacing maintenance and better absorption of anti-aging serums and products.

Post Treatment Care is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT!

 

If this is your first time, your treatment will include skincare for post treatment/home care. We need to make sure that you are using products which will benefit your skin and allow for maximum results! 

All packages are priced at 25% off (LIMITED TIME) and all Micro Needling Facials include Vivier's HydraGel B5+Complex - must be applied every 15m post treatment.  Deposit required upon booking.

We have the following packages available:

PKG #1

Micro Needling Facial +

VIVIER SIGNATURE ANTI-AGING PROGRAM

$544 (reg $726)

PKG #2

Micro Needling Facial +

VIVIER HEXAM, VIVIER CE PEPTIDES, VIVIER SHEER SPF 45

$414 (reg $553)

PKG #3

Micro Needling Facial +

VIVIER SKIN TX RESTORE PROGRAM (Hyper Pigmentation)

$549 (reg $733)

PKG #4

Micro Needling Facial +

VIVIER SKIN TX RESTORE PROGRAM (Combination/Oily)

$617 (reg $823)

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Want to pre-book for your next Micro Needling Facial? 

We can do that for you at the spa!

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Micro Needling $295/ea 

Book 2 or more Micro Needling Facials $220/ea 

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4386 Drummond Road

Niagara Falls, ON  L2E 6C3

Tel: 905.353.0772

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