The science that makes Micro-Needling treatments work wonders for your skin is simple: Each time your skin is pierced, your body begins producing collagen to heal the wound and fill it in with fresh new skin and oxygen-rich capillaries.

We all know that our body’s slowing collagen production as we age is what causes our skin to begin to sag and wrinkle; conversely strong collagen production is what gives babies’ skin that irresistible glowing fullness and freshness.

Because Mirco-Needling rejuvenates the skin wherever it’s applied, it can erase or minimize surface imperfections and discolorations, fine wrinkles and lines, deeper acne scars, and even stretch marks. An extremely versatile device, it can be used on any area of the body — it’s gentle enough for the tender, thin skin below the eyes, yet effective on larger areas such as the décolletage or a stomach marred with post-pregnancy stretch marks.

THE PROCESS: Now that you know you can have more youthful fresh skin, here’s the process. It begins with a thorough cleansing of your skin, followed by an optional topical anesthetic to numb the area to be “penned.” Micro-Needling is then applied, a process that’s also called micro needling. Micro-Needling is a wand about the length and width of a fat magic marker containing multiple miniscule needles that pulsate to gently prick your skin as the specially trained aesthetician moves it slowly across your skin.

CUSTOMIZATION: The treatment works for such a wide variety of skin conditions because it’s highly customizable. The tiniest of the micro needles are used to treat minor surface flaws, while slightly larger needles (we’re talking millimeters here) are used, for instance, for deeper acne scars. The number of passes of the pen during a single treatment and the number of treatment sessions will vary depending on the condition of the skin. Because the process provides access to the under-layers of your skin, it also provides for enhanced delivery of skin nutrients, such as moisturizers or Vitamin C, which is essential for collagen production.

Give BodyLase® a call to schedule a consultation. Talk to our team in Raleigh or in Cary to discuss how a Micro-Needling treatment or series of treatments can give you the skin you want.