Micro-needling (or CIT) creates micro-channels into the skin, pores are temporarily opened allowing the enhancement serum to be fully penetrated. Micro-point punctures in the skin are created. This is a controlled injury to the skin and is perceived by the body as damage. This stimulates the release of growth factors that trigger the production of Collagen and Elastin. Skin reacts to this CIT treatment by initiating the healing process which encourages your patients’ skin to continue to regenerate.
With micro-needling treatments, the skin is tricked into repairing itself. The process of micro-needling skin remodeling can continue to enhance for months after treatment as the skin continues to repair itself. Results can be seen within a few days to a week. Skin naturally heals itself every 45 days so by simply adding micro-needling stimulation the changes can be accelerated and your client will see results. Depending on the patients’ expectations and personal goals we recommend a series of at least 3 sessions to speed up the process and achieve optimum results. However; skin improvement can be noticeable after just one treatment!
What skin conditions does the mic-needling target?
- Scarring- surgical, thermal, and acne (scars must be at least 6 months old)
- Stretch marks
- Enlarged pores
- Dyspigmentation (due to sun damage and/ or hormonal imbalances e.g. Melasma)
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Loose skin
- Dehydrated skin
- Increased smoothness and hydration
- Thicker, and firmer skin
- Increased nutrients, overall healthier condition of the treats skin
- Better microcirculation in the treated skin
$300 per treatment. Buy a series of 3 for $750.
LASER SKIN REJUVENATION
This non-invasive treatment combines Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) and Radio Frequency (RF) to effectively reduce the appearance of sun damage, age & sun spots, hyperpigmentation, freckles, broken vessels redness & flushing from Rosacea, ruddy complexion, and large pores of the face, neck, chest and hands. Achieve bright, glowing skin with little to no downtime. Call us today to schedule your FotoFacial™ Skin Rejuvenation treatment with our skilled professionals.
$60 – single spot
$150 – $250 per treatment
Buy a package of 3 – get 50% off your last treatment!
ReFirme Skin Tightening
Time Dur : 30 - 60 min$ 65 - $ 250
This non-surgical skin tightening treatment combines infrared light and Radio Frequency (RF) to heat dermal tissue triggering collagen stimulation and producing a firming effect in the skin. Great for mild jowl & neck laxity, cheek descent and fine lines of the face. Observe noticeable lift and luminous skin tone without downtime.
Schedule a consultation to see if ReFirme™ Skin Tightening is right for you!
Rates depend on area treated:
$125 – 30 mins
$250 – 60 mins (Enough time to treat whole face and neck)
Laser Hair Removal
Many women spend a lot of time removing hair from their legs, underarms and faces with shaving, waxing, tweezing or chemical depilatories, but with the latest technology in lasers, body hair can be removed permanently.
Skin care providers performed more than 1.2 million laser treatments in 2007, making it the third most popular overall cosmetic procedure on the market. More than ever before, women and men are taking notice of trends in laser technology, leading to a booming interest in permanent body hair removal.
“I felt self-conscious about the hair on my upper lip, but I am so pleased with the results from the laser hair removal. I went on a vacation for a week, and I forgot my tweezers. Usually, that would have been a disaster, but I don’t have to worry about hair on my lip anymore.”
– Martha Matthews of Waynesville
Today’s hair lasers can safely, swiftly, and comfortably remove unwanted hair.
“Laser hair reduction technology has come a long way in the last decade. The Lightsheer diode laser is the gold standard for laser hair reduction and its ChillTip maximizes patient comfort.”
– Allan Zacher, MD
Number of treatments
The numbers of treatments required for body hair removal depends on the individual. A ballpark number of treatments is 4 to 8 sessions. Hair grows in three cycles and the laser can only destroy the hair follicle in the anagen or growth stage.
The number of treatments required also depends on the density of the hair and the area of the body. For instance, removing upper lip hair may only take as few as 3 or 4 treatments to complete, whereas the legs or back can take eight to 10 treatments or more. During a free consultation, you’ll get an estimate of the number of treatments and the cost.
How does it work?
Laser hair removal works by targeting melanin (the dark pigment that gives hair its color), and as the melanin absorbs the laser’s light, the heat generated destroys the follicles in that growth cycle. What this amounts to is a sensation comparable to a rubber band snapping against the skin. The process can be uncomfortable without a numbing cream and/or cooling device on the laser, but much more bearable than the follicle being ripped out from the root.
“Women who have unwanted dark facial hair need to know that it is more common than they think. It is so satisfying to permanently remove hair so women are no longer self conscious about it.”
– Darcia Bondurant, licensed esthetician
Choosing the best laser
The principle behind laser hair removal is heat. The process works by heating the hairs with light at the root, which can also remove ingrown hairs. Modern technology such as our Lightsheer diode laser designed specifically for laser hair reduction uses a cooling device that chills the surface of the skin and makes the person more comfortable. The ChillTip also increases the penetration of the laser energy to the base of the follicle. Topical anesthetic creams are available.
Treatment Cost: (Buy a package of three get the first one half off!)
Botox Cosmetic is a medication that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in adults between the ages of 18 and 65. It is the most widespread wrinkle reduction cosmetic procedure performed in the United States. However, Botox is so much more than an anti-wrinkle treatment.
Common Botox uses:
- Anti-aging – Remove fine lines and wrinkles. Common areas include forehead, brow lines, crow’s feet, neck lines, lip lines and more.
- Eyebrow lift – A brow lift that opens a droopy eye lid area,
- Reduce excessive sweating – Botox has the ability to inhibit the production of underarm sweat.
A trained physician administers Botox through a small syringe directly into the desired locations with only minimal discomfort. Botox works by relaxing the movements of the muscles of the forehead and brow line, which in turns smooths them and decreases the look of wrinkles. Side effects are usually local and include such things as swelling, redness and tenderness at the injection sites.
Treatment Cost: $11/Unit
Juvederm is the #1 selling collection of hyaluronic acid fillers in the US. Each product in the JUVÉDERM® collection of fillers adds volume to a different area of the face to lift cheeks, smooth parentheses lines, or plump the lips. The results are natural looking and long lasting.
Treatment Cost: $500 first syringe. ($50 off each additional syringe)
JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC
JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is also the only hyaluronic acid filler FDA-approved to instantly add volume to the cheer area, and can last up to two years with optimal treatment. If you’re looking to plump cheeks that have sunken over time, this injectable is a quick, convenient approach to skin care.
Treatment Cost: $800/syringe
Skin Spa is pleased to announce that Dr. Zacher of Mountain Radiance will provide Botox, Juvederm, and Voluma at our location. Dr. Zacher is a board certified physician and owner of Mountain Radiance Medical Spa, PLLC and will be at Skin Spa twice a week to provide the Botox and fillers. Botox treats wrinkles around the eyes and forehead, Juvederm and Voluma treat creases in the lower part of the face, by the nose and around the mouth. Dr. Zacher has been providing non-surgical cosmetic laser and injectable treatments to improve age related concerns for thousands of satisfied clients since 2008.
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