Needling / C.I.T (Collagen Induction Therapy)
Using the original device by Dermapen. This clinical treatment goes further than a facial. Designed to trigger your own collagen synthesis giving a wound healing response resulting in new healthy collagen formation, giving a tighter lifted appearance It helps with absorption of active ingredients, skin tightening, lifting, rejuvenation of acne scars & promotes wound healing. Improves wrinkles and fine lines minimises pore size, improves stretch marks and more….
Using the pen technique, the user has total control of needle depth giving a tailored treatment for areas of concern. A precise channel is made vertically, no rollers are used. As this is a clinical treatment your therapist follows strict infection control within the workplace and uses a single use sterile micro needle attachment.
Because everyone’s skin is in a different condition to start with. The more progressed your ageing/damage you may require more treatments over a long period to induce new collagen formation, it takes many months to form new collagen giving results 3,6 & 12 months into the future! Outcomes depend on many factors, individual results will vary.
This treatment along with microcurrent ( dermal lift ) form part of The Skin Sanctuary age management protocols.
Full consultation is required prior to commencement of a needling program. Please book an introductory facial prior to undertaking this protocol.
Skin rejuvenation - 4-6 treatments 4 weeks apart
Acne scaring - 6 treatments 6 weeks apart
Stretch marks - 4-8 treatments. 4-6 weeks apart
Package price 6 visits $ 1400.
*free follow up express peel +LED with each session
*when pre-purchased and to be taken 1-2 weeks after each session.
It is recommended to first have at least 6 microcurrent treatments as the skin cell will be working at its best with fresh reserves of ATP, needed to promote healing.
Your therapist will recommend specific home care designed for your own skin, needed for a minimum 3 weeks prior.
These support cell regeneration and stimulation of collagen and elastin.
If you are using a numbing product you must apply 45 min before.
No normal skin care to be used for 3-4 days instead apply your prescribed homecare to keep the skin hydrated.
Avoid using active and exfoliating type skincare including:
AHA, BHA, benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, hydroquinone,
No chemical sunblock (zinc oxide based sunscreen is ok).
Avoid direct sunlight, intensive exercise, hot showers, swimming in pools or ocean, fake tanning, other clinical treatments for up to two weeks
This is a low downtime treatment,
You will experience redness and heat immediately after
Some possible effects include. 1-2 days redness minor swelling, minor itching, tight sensation, skin flaking and dryness.
Uncommon but possible risks:
allergic reaction to metal, prolonged redness, heat, swelling, acne eruptions, post inflammatory pigmentation, cold sore eruption. Petechiae
Who is this not suitable for:
Patients on blood thinners (reduced blood clotting)
Active acne, active herpes, & other skin lesions (bacterial, fungal or undiagnosed), skin cancer, Papular rosacea
This information and your consultation form part of your informed consent.
Please book an introductory visit to discuss your suitability.
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