The SkinPen treatment uses a precise FDA approved medical instrument with fine needles to create tiny micro punctures in the skin. The treatment helps to reduce visible sun damage, wrinkles, acne scarring and pigmentation. It is also referred to as Collagen Channelling or Collagen Induction Therapy. Using no chemicals, SkinPen Skin Needling is highly effective as the underlying action of this treatment is simply stimulating a natural reaction in your skin to produce more of its own collagen, elastin, and skin cells.
A radiant complexion can lighten up a room and highlight your youthful features. Luminous, toned skin is associated with youth, but as we age our complexions begin to dull and the skin’s texture becomes lax. Stress, hormonal changes, smoking, and daily sun exposure all contribute to the aging of our skin. At EOL, we consistently strive to offer breakthrough skin care treatments to our lower mainland clients. That’s why we’re excited about TEOSYAL® Redensity I vitamin micro-injection treatments that hydrate your skin and stimulate collagen production.
WHAT IS SKINPEN NEEDLING?
Essence Of L Medi Spa is proud to introduce one of the industry’s leading medical skin rejuvenation treatments. The SkinPen Needling can help patients who would like to minimize the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles, acne scars, surgical scars, stretch marks, and minimize pore size and skin texture. By using multiple microscopic needles to penetrate the skin, Dermapen creates a controlled wound which stimulates a wound-healing-cascade. In this process, the needles create micro punctures that break up old collagen bundles and trigger a new healing process to smooth the appearance of wrinkles, scars, and stretch marks.
SkinPen uses single-use sterile, disposable needle tips that are adjustable to cater to the small crevices of the face that require different penetration levels of the needles. The motorized handpiece stimulates the collagen process immediately during the treatment and allows for the healing process to continue over the following four weeks. The precision of the SkinPen puts the device in a league of its own not only for patient comfort but also for ease of the treatment, duration of treatment, and recovery time. The smaller areas of the face such as the nose, upper lip, and delicate eye area are easily treated by the SkinPen’s narrower handpiece as opposed to the mechanical hand-held dermal roller.
WHAT DOES THE SKINPEN TREAT?
The ease of using the SkinPen device allows me to quickly and efficiently change the depth settings as well as the speed setting- this enables us to treat more surface areas quicker and all over the body.
- Textural improvements & skin tone
- Melasma & Pigmentation discolourations
- Reduce pore size
- Lip wrinkles
- Increased product penetration
- Superficial facial wrinkles
- Acne/ Trauma scarring
The treatment is generally done on the face, however, the skin needling therapy can be successfully used on any area of the body.
YOUR SKINPEN EXPERIENCE
The theory is actually quite simple- create a small controlled wound and the skin will respond by triggering your body’s own natural collagen production and new skin cells. Depending on the depth we choose during your complimentary consultation, the SkinPen can offer the skin a rejuvenating treatment by increasing product absorption or the more advanced treatments of wrinkles and scars.
HOW LONG UNTIL I CAN SEE RESULTS?
Each patient’s healing time is different and will recover at different speeds, though most start to see results in one to seven days after the first treatment. Immediately after the treatment, patients may notice redness in the treatment area that resembles a minor sunburn and in some cases, there will be pinpoint bleeding depending on the length of the needle penetration. Even a light treatment can enhance the appearance of skin texture and brighten your complexion.
WHAT ABOUT DOWNTIME?
Day 1- There may be some Erythema (red appearance) and that will depend on how aggressive the treatment was performed along with some mild swelling.
Day 2- A red hue or pink tone may be present much like a mild sunburn. Swelling may be a bit more noticeable on the second day.
Day 3- Skin may still have a slight pinkness to it but should return to a normal colour. Swelling subsides, and you will be prescribed post-procedure home care.
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100% recommend to everyone! Leah is a kind person who genuinely cares so much about her clients, and she has so much knowledge about skin care. I have dark, oily acne-prone skin with hyper-pigmentation. Before I started going to Leah for treatments, I had breakouts everywhere on my face, with a large portion of them being on my jawline/chin and forehead. I also had DARK hyperpigmentation and it lowered my self-esteem. I wanted a change for my skin because it was not like this a year ago. After speaking to Leah during my consultation, I decided to choose her medi-spa for treatments, and I do not regret this decision at all! After my first hydra-facial, my skin improved; my breakouts dramatically reduced super fast and my skin was becoming brighter than before. I thought I would see results in the next few months, but I noticed these results right away, and my friends and family did as well. I’ve been going to Leah for almost 3-4 months now; my confidence has increased as I am able to walk out into the public with my natural skin because it looks a lot better than it did before I received my treatments. Thank you, Leah! You will be super satisfied with the services here!
What an amazing boutique spa in the heart of White Rock. Leah is a fountain of wonderful information, and loves to see her clients happy! I learned so much in under 20 minutes, and highly recommend her for all skincare related treatments!
Thank you Leah for the great facial today. I look forward to coming back to your beautiful and relaxing spa and I’m so excited to get started with my new skincare regime.
Thank you Leah for the outstanding facial I received 2 weeks ago! I have since followed the skin care regime Leah prescribed and my skin has never felt or looked so good. I have had many facials and skin care treatments at a variety of spas over the years, Leah’s knowledge about skin care and professionalism is the best I have experienced. I would recommend Leah and Essence of L to anyone!
I have been a client of Essence of L Medi Spa for over 10 years. I first started going to see Leah for anti-aging treatments and skincare. Most recently, she has introduced me to Sciton BBL Laser which I am a huge fan of!! Leah’s advice, recommendations, treatments and overall spa environment is nothing short of professional, welcoming, top-notch service, accommodating and exceptionally clean. I would highly recommend Essence of L to anyone who is looking for clinical aesthetic treatments… I have really noticed an improvement with my ‘ageing skin”. - in fact, I often receive compliments that I look 10 years younger than I am. Thank you Essence of L Medi Spa for taking such great care of my skin.
I started going to Leah in July of 2015 for Laser Hair removal on my legs. I have very coarse, black hair on my legs, some hair follicles have three or four growing out of them!! Every time I shaved my legs, I would end up with razor burn, and a lot of the time, each follicle would bleed. I was a nightmare. I was very sceptical of this laser when I heard of it, I thought it was too good to be true, but I went for my first treatment and I left happy. After a couple of weeks, I noticed a huge change in my hair growth and only after one visit! I am not post third treatment, I haven’t shaved my legs in over 2 weeks, and I have little to no hair left. The hair that *is* there is soft and very fine - A huge difference from where I started with thick, sharp, black hairs. I have sent many of my friends to see Leah, (some of which are aestheticians who work at other spas) and they are so happy with their results as well. If you want to be summer ready, and throw away your razors, give Essence of L a call… you will be so happy you did, I know that I am. Thank you Leah!!
I started seeing Leah at Essence of L Medi Spa for Laser Hair removal, and I can’t get over hot it is virtually pain free!! I almost fell asleep in my first session! I have had laser hair removal previously at other locations, and I am amazed at how different Essence of L is. Leah is extremely knowledgable, and gives you detailed information in the consultation. Great experience!