The Art of Microneedling
“Skin is your cover page, make it count”
- Bushra Jawed
Bushra’s Beauty Bar - مركز الجمال
NEW NON-INVASIVE COSMETIC PROCEDURE TRENDING IN SKINCARE
Looking back a decade ago, it’s surreal how far we have come in skincare. During that time, the only options to repair fine lines, damaged skin and wrinkles were the facelift and silicon fillers that dramatically disfigured the features of a person’s face. With modern technology, it’s challenging to decide which non-invasive procedure to select. Today, there are many expensive temporary fixes such as botox, fillers, lasers and useless over-the-counter cosmetic products that claim to repair damaged skin. So as a consumer, it is your responsibility to choose result-oriented procedures over feel-good solutions.
LET’S NARROW DOWN THE BEST NON-INVASIVE PROCEDURE:
As we know, life takes a toll on the skin. Skin being the largest and most exposed organ makes it more vulnerable to damage throughout your daily life. This includes: fine lines, acne, wrinkles, melasma, enlarged pores, scarring, clogged pores, wounds, stretch marks and thinning of the hair. The non-invasive treatment that conquers all these conditions with one magic pen is called microneedling.
Microneedling is a procedure that uses very fine short needles to make thousands of puncture wounds. The diameter of the needle can range from 0.5 mm to 2.5 mm. The multiple puncture wounds that feel like pin pricks are fairly comfortable as your skin is already numbed for 30 minutes before the procedure starts. It’s more of a permanent fix as your own body heals and repairs the skin damage. The whole procedure lasts for 60 minutes.
According to a 2008 study, skin treated with four microneedling sessions spaced one month apart produced up to a four hundred percent increase in collagen and elastin within six months of completing the treatment. This healing process tightens and brightens your skin which helps the skin eliminate the signs of aging such as sagging skin, acne scarring, stretch marks, tighten pores, baldness, sun damage and wounds. It is the most cost-effective treatment with minimal downtime that offers all-in-one results for people looking for a long term skin investment. As we all know, we can’t buy new skin so it’s our job to maintain the skin that we are born with.
You have to keep the skin clean, hydrated and protected with sunscreen. You also have to keep the skin makeup-free for 72 hours.
The average cost of the treatment can be anywhere from $100 to $700 per session. It is recommended that you undergo 4 to 6 treatments depending on the skin condition and your age. Once the results are achieved, you can maintain and prevent future damage by at least doing 2 to 4 procedures a year.
By: Bushra Jawed
Owner of Bushra’s Beauty Bar Inc.