What is Microneedling?

You’ve definitly heard of Microneedling, but do you know just how beneficial this treatment can be for the appearance of your skin?

From the age of 30 onwards we loose 1% of our collagen every year. Microneedling stimulates the
body to reproduce collagen naturally; no chemicals are used or injected into the face! It is a fantastic, holistic way to improve the quality & appearance of your skin.

The premise behind Micro-Needling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy), is to stimulate the production of new collagen, using our skin’s ability to heal itself. The tiny needles used in skin Micro-Needling make microscopic channels in the dermis, triggering the body’s healing response. The micro channels also allow for increased absorption of topical solutions which we use during and after the procedure. This stimulates production of new collagen and elastin, so your skin plumps up, looking refreshed and radiant. 

After the procedure your body will start to naturally regenerate and repair the skin, working below the surface in the dermis. This takes time as new collagen is formed, new skin cells are generated and blood supply is enhanced. It can take up to 6 weeks before visible signs of regeneration and repair are seen and the process will continue over the following months, providing you with a natural and long lasting enhancement. 

A single treatment can produce noticeable results, however a course of 4–6 treatments spaced is recommended to achieve optimum results, in conjunction with a home skincare regime.

The theory of Medical Micro Needling is rooted in its ability to promote one of the skins natural functions which is collagen and elastin synthesis. This is achieved by introducing a series of very fine, sharp needles into the; the skin responds by stimulating the production of new collagen & elastin. As a result the skin becomes thicker, plumper and more youthful.

Microneedling is effective in treating post acne scarring, stretch marks and fine lines & wrinkles in a safe and gentle way. It is also effective for treating a host of other effects, including:

– Wrinkle Reduction
– Stretch Marks
– Cellulite Reduction
– Acne & Chickenpox
– Scarring
– Aging & Sagging Skin
– Pigmentation
– Open Pores

Will it hurt?
30 minutes before treatment, an anaesthetic cream is applied to the area to be treated. This has a temporary numbing effect on the skin and makes the treatment comfortable.
Are there any side effects?

Immediately after your treatment you can look like you have moderate to severe sunburn (redness) and your skin may feel tighter than usual. This will start to subside after a couple of hours and you will normally recover within the same day with a slight redness the following day (exceptionally there may be some redness for up to 4 days).

How long does the treatment take?
30 minutes for the anaesthetic cream to work and approx 15—30 minutes for the treatment depending on the extent of the area.

When can I resume my normal daily activities?
As soon as you feel comfortable to do so. Your skin should not feel sore or painful so its a matter of how quickly the redness subsides and how much that bothers you. You can expect to be back to normal within 24—48 hours but some reactions can take up to 4 days to completely vanish.

Can I wear make-up after treatment?
It is not advisable to wear make-up for at least 12 hours after treatment. 

Microneedling treatment is available now at our spa in Navan, you can book online at www.balanceclinic.ie/book-online, or call us on 046 9060333.

Special Offer: Dermalogica 30 30 30

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There’s no better time than right now to treat yourself to beautiful skin! And with our latest exciting offer, it’s quick, easy, and affordable – so you’ve no excuse!

Now available at Balance for a limited time only – the Dermalogica 30 30 30 deal. Join us for a 30 minute treatment, and then take home 30 days’ worth of product – all for only €30. What could possibly be better? Why not get you mum, daughter, sister, or best friend to join you for a treat? The quick 30 minute session is easy to fit in after work, or before a fun day of shopping.

So, what exactly will you get when you take us up on this excellent offer?

30 minutes of skincare, including Face Mapping analysis, and a 20 Minute MicroZone Treatment.
Face Mapping is a revolutionary approach to skin analysis developed by The International Dermal Institute exclusively for Dermalogica. Using the zones and a specially-created Face Map as a guide, our therapist will conduct an inch-by-inch analysis of your face, to ensure that further treatment (both by us, and at home!) professionally addresses your unique skincare concerns. This helps us determine which “zones” on your face are problem areas, so that we can tailor your MicroZone facial to your specific needs.

30 days product to take home.
You’ll get a supply of these specialised Dermalogica products, to revolutionise your beauty routine:

– Special Cleansing Gel
– Daily Microfoliant
– Skin Smoothing Cream
– Multivitamin Power Firm

And don’t forget – it’s only €30! Book online at www.balanceclinic.ie/book-online, or call us on 046 9060333, to book your treatment!

Free Venus Legacy Trial!

Ever wonder how the celebs get beach ready? We’ll let you in on a little secret – it’s called the Venus Legacy, and we’re so confident that you’ll love this brand new treament, that we’re offering you a free trial session!

Firm, tighten and sculpt your body this summer, with the world’s #1 Body Contouring Treatment. Venus Legacy is an FDA approved, non-invasive sculpting treatment with zero downtime and incredible results. #venuslegacy contours, tightens and lifts problem areas of your body while reducing volume.

All you have to do to qualify is like our Facebook page! Get in touch with us via social media, or call us on 046 9060333 to book your free trial.

Rid Yourself of Wrinkles with the Dermapen

At this time of the year, we all want to look our best. Be it for a special wedding, or an exotic summer holiday, now is the time when we want to turn heads for all the right reasons!

Many people of all ages suffer from scarring due to acne or other trauma, or simply want to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. We’re happy to report that surgery is not the only way to achieve the results you’ve been dreaming of! In fact, we’ve got something that produces the same results as – if not better than – laser treatment.

The Dermapen is a revolutionary microneedling pen, and is the latest number one choice amongst medical professionals, and patients alike. At Balance, we reccommend the Dermapen treatment, to rejuvenate skin for an important occasion or event, or simply to improve the appearance of facial skin in general.

These virtually pain-free treatments take only 60 minutes each, so it’s easy to book one for after work, or a Saturday morning! We advise 4 – 6 treatments, in order to see the best possible results, so if you want to look your best for that summer wedding, now is the time to get started!

But what is the Dermapen, and how does it work?
The Dermapen is a small, electronic device, which incorporates a needle tip consisting of 12 microscopic needles. During the treatment, these needles create tiny punctures in the skin of the target area, causing an immune response, which stimulates the production of new collagen. The collagen, in turn, is what reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, giving the skin a rejuvenated look. In addition, the needles carry small amounts of nutrients into the skin, at the same time, increasing the benefits. As the needles oscilate so raapidly, they are able to move across the surface of the skin smoothly, meaning that there is not visible outward tearing. The treatment is just as effective as the use of lasers, but comes without the risk of unwanted skin damage.

And what are the benefits?

• Reduction of superficial skin wrinkles, especially around the eyes

• Reduction of scarring, particularly acne scars

• Smoothing of rough textured skin

• Open pore minimization

• Reduction of superficial lines

Finally, how can you try this revolutionary treatment for yourself?
Easy! Use our online booking form, or simply give us a call on 046 906 0333.

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