Microneedling: SkinPen

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What is Microneedling?

SkinPen is a medical grade, state-of-the-art microneedling device designed to improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and scars on the face and body.

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It allows for controlled induction of the skin’s self-repair process by creating thousands of precise micro-injuries in the dermis, automatically triggering new collagen synthesis without causing scar tissue formation.

Microneedling has been safely used in a wide variety of patient-types and SkinPen features the most advanced microneedle cartridge on the market. Its unique features optimize both the experience and the results for the patient.

How does it Work?

The SkinPen microneedling device causes controlled micro-injuries that stimulate the body’s natural wound healing process. The micro-injuries trigger the release of cytokines and growth factors that lead to remodeling of collagen and elastin.

SkinPen is remarkably effective for:

Acne scars
Stretch marks
Loss of resiliency
Large pores
Thin skin
Lax skin

…as well as other skin conditions.

Tell Me About the Process.

There are three phases to the wound repair process:

Phase I: Inflammation. Piercing the skin triggers your immune system to disinfect the wounds, remove debris, increase blood flow and begin to create new tissue.

Phase II: Proliferation. The wound is re-built with new granulation cells, as well as a temporary (type III) collagen and elastin, which are part of the extracellular matrix. Additionally, a new network of blood vessels develops.

Phase III: Remodeling. The wound has been replaced with new dermal tissues and blood vessels. The type III collagen in the newly formed tissue is replaced with strong type I collagen, which can contract to create a tightening or “shrink wrap” effect on the skin.

Where do we go from here?

If you have questions about SkinPen or microneedling, or if you would like to schedule a service or a free skincare consultation, please contact our Esthetician Stacey Lohmar.
(303) 572-1435 / info@grand-salon.com

Throughout November we are offering $50 off any skinpen microneedling service!