Skin Tox Treatments
Cosmetic micro infusion is a type of micro needling with a manual stamp device aimed at improving our natural collagen supplies and production.
Micro needling is nothing new, it dates back 2000-5000 years ago in China, with herbal topical medicines applied simultaneously.
Recent years have seen a new look on this form of skin treatment and paired with scientific research, the two focus have been on the focus on collage induction therapy and the focus on increasing transdermal absorption.
Collagen induction therapy is the induction of a controlled trauma that initiates wound healing with consequent formation of connective tissue such as collagen and elastin – one research study showed that in a period of 8 weeks of this therapy an average of new fibres of 206% were observed and in one case a 1000% increase was recorded
Transdermal absorption studies show that skin that has been micro needled has a significant increase in absorption of products through the skin up to 10,000% after the needles have been removed. It’s pretty easy to understand. So joining the two mechanisms together make an amazing effect on the skins cycle speed and quality.
In micro needling we utilise the body’s self-healing mechanisms. It reacts to the intrusion of microneedles like it would react to any other skin penetrating object. But the difference is that we use non traumatic lengths of needles. The body senses that an injury has occurred and starts its healing process -these needles are thinner than a human hair and set at 0.6mm so tissue damage is unlikely.
The healing process starts with a growth signal to the surrounding cells. This stimulates the start of new cells such as fibroblasts that turn into collagen and elastin fibres. The job of the fibroblasts is to move to the micro channels that were caused by the needles for wound closure. But by the time they get there the channels are already healed as they were really tiny. So instead of healing they just turn into extra collagen fibres as there isn’t much else to do, resulting in a thicker dermis then there was before. This can be seen in multiple 100 percent’s. Hence why this is so good at healing hypo trophic scars and wrinkles. This is called neo-collagenesis.
WITH OR WITHOUT TOXIN?
The ultimate ingredient to this magic facial is botulinum toxin. The facial without the toxin is still a brilliant facial as the neo collagenesis still occurs without this ingredient. Without it, the needling can be done on a monthly basis.
What botulinum toxin brings to the table is its amazing ability to calm everything down. Botulinum toxin is a neuromodulator which means it has an effect on the nerve activity. In aesthetic terms, we block or slow down the nerve message that leads to a contraction of the muscle that leads to the creation of a wrinkle. When the skin isn’t moving so much due to the relaxation of the muscles surrounding them, it reduces the frequency of the pores and sebaceous glands from opening and contracting. Therefore the skin can’t squeeze the oils or sweat out of them, and they stay closed!
EFFECTS OF MICRO-INFUSION:
- Skin tightening
- Lifting and rejuvenation
- Reduction in fine lines and wrinkles
- Reduction in pigmentation and uneven skin tone
- Reduction in scarring
- Improved tone, elasticity and overall appearance.
- Reduction in pore size
- Reduction of oil production
- Improves poor texture
WHAT TO EXPECT:
A Skin- Tox™ facial consists of:
- Numbing cream may be applied to certain areas of the face if requested 20 mins before cleansing.
- A thorough cleansing of the face with a foam wash/cleanser
- Disinfect the skin using an antibacterial solution or alcohol wipe
- Cocktails added to the needling vial with or without antiwrinkle -botulinum toxin
- Micro needling will commence with a few passes around the face, neck or area being treated.
- Healing Mask applied post needling
- After care will be discussed.
Skin-Tox ™ Prices
with botulinum toxin