What is Thai bodywork therapy?

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Thai bodywork therapy is a moving meditation for both giver and receiver. The recipient is guided through passive, gentle stretches and  while receiving therapeutic compression. It shares an ancient lineage with yoga and Ayurveda, with influences from Chinese medicine and other traditional healing modalities. Three traditional components are: The session is given on a comfortable […]

Am I a candidate for the Micro- Needling?

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Micro-needling can be safely performed on all skin types and all skin colors. As the epidermis and in particular, melanocytes in the basal area are left intact. There is minimal risk of pigment change or post inflammatory hyper-pigmentation. Skin micro-needling can treat sensitive and fragile areas that are difficult to treat with other procedures. These […]

Is Micro-Needling painful?

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Prior to the treatment, numbing cream should be applied to minimize pain that is felt during the procedure. You will experience some discomfort but it is generally well tolerated.

What should I expect following a Micro-Needling treatment?

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The inflammatory reaction of the skin is extremely short and fades significantly within hours from redness to pinkish that may last for 12 to 48 hours. In order to reduce visible redness, we recommend soothing products after the procedure, and to protect the skin with zinc based sunblock. To ensure the right healing environment, for 2-3 […]

What will I look like after the treatment?

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Most people will experience redness and mild swelling in a similar way as mild sunburn for 24-48 hours and there may be minimal pin-point bleeding and/or striping of the skin, these are both very temporary. Within a week or two, you will notice that your skin is smoother and more radiant looking but the full […]

What does the procedure involve?

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A thorough consultation is always performed prior to booking. Once it is established that the client is a suitable candidate for Micro-Needling 30 to 45 minutes before the appointment time the skin can be numbed using a topical numbing agent. (We sell such a cream!) It is highly recommended that one is used to lessen […]

What effects does the Micro-Needling have on the skin?

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improves skin texture and reduces the appearance of wrinkles stimulates tissue regeneration, resulting in a firming of the skin disfiguring scars, especially acne scars can be improved as new collagen fibers elevate the depressed scar tissue with the periphery skin pore size reduction improves the appearance of stretch marks

How does Micro-Needling work?

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The device slides along the skin, penetrating the upper layers of the skin to a depth of up to 2mm to create numerous tiny needle wounds. The procedure prompts the body to respond through the creation of new collagen and elastin fibers. In response to the stimulus, the skin plumps, thickens and firms, reducing the […]

What is Micro-Needling?

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Micro-Needling is the use of an electric skin needling device made especially for this purpose. The device is a pen shaped studded with 12 very fine needles. It is a medical device used in micro needling to break down old scar tissue and to stimulate skin cells to proliferate. This cell multiplication results in the […]