With summer coming to an end, the beating your skin took during the coarse of it may be visibly noticeable. If you’re looking to repair the damage your skin may have endured during the summer, we’ve listed three great services that can be done to repair the damage at your local medical spa.
Microneedling: this treatment utilizes a small device that contains multiple small needles which penetrate the skin causing it to be stimulated so the skin can begin to repair itself. Because this technique produces small openings within the skin, products can be introduced into the top layer of skin effortlessly. Microneedling stimulates collagen production that helps to enhance the skin, it takes our bodies 3 to 6 months to produce new collagen.
Chemical Peel: Medical-grade chemical peels help to treat the appearance of unwanted pigment deposits as well as fine lines, skin texture and skin elasticity. Chemical peels decrease the time it takes new skin to be produced therefore it results in reversal of facial aging. Typically after treatment, peels are not painful and produce mild flaking after the procedure.
Chemical Peel treatments can include:
– Alpha Hydroxy acid peels
– Jessner Peels
– TCA Peels
– Phenol peels
Laser skin resurfacing treatments can aim to help your skin look younger and healthier by helping to minimize the appearance of blotches, scars, wrinkles and fine lines. Laser skin resurfacing works by removing skin, layer by layer. Treatments usually take between 30 – 45 minutes.
Laser treatments aim to:
– Reverse the appearance of aged and sun damaged skin
– Improve texture and firmness
– Smooth wrinkles and lines
– Reduce the appearance of acne and other scars
– Renew your skin
Recovery Time for laser skin resurfacing is usually a few days. During recovery time, keep your skin hydrated and avoid irritants.
Whether you choose microneedling, chemical peels or a laser treatment, be sure to take time to research the advantages and disadvantages of all options to determine which approach is the solution best for your skin.