Fine lines and wrinkles are natural as we age; however, they can keep us from feeling the same level of confidence we had when we were younger. Damage from sun exposure or acne scars can take the same hit on our self-confidence and leave us wishing for a more even skin texture.
If this feels like you, you may be an excellent candidate for microneedling.
In this article, we’ll discuss all things microneedling — we’ll break down the difference between standard microneedling vs. RF microneedling (with Morpheus8) while discussing their shared benefits when regularly receiving these treatments.
What is Microneedling?
Standard or SkinPen microneedling is a minimally-invasive process that involves using a needle to penetrate the skin; this stimulates the skin’s healing process, which promotes the generation of new cells, elastin, and collagen that work to improve the skin’s texture and promote a youthful appearance.
What is RF Microneedling?
Combining two cutting-edge technologies — microneedling with radiofrequency energy — can produce even more collagen, allowing for more significant and long-lasting results. This process is called RF microneedling, and one of the most popular RF microneedling devices today is Morpheus8.
Six Benefits of Standard and RF Microneedling
SkinPen microneedling or Morpheus8 treatments can create a consistent youthful glow that reverses signs of aging. While these treatments share some differences in execution, they share a handful of the same benefits. Here are just a few.
1. Improved Skin Tone and Elasticity
There are several benefits of Morpheus8 as well as traditional microneedling treatments. One includes improving the skin’s overall tone and elasticity.
By regenerating the skin’s cells and collagen, the treated area is renewed, leaving it to appear a more even color as well as firmer. After several treatments, you’ll notice your skin tone and texture continuously improve.
2. Minimized Acne Scars and Stretch Marks
If you’re hoping to minimize or even eliminate the appearance of scarring and stretch marks, look no further than microneedling treatment. Microneedling is known for creating smoother skin, as it works to replace the scarred area with new skin cells.
Combining microneedling technology with radiofrequency energy can create faster results, eliminating the appearance of scar tissue.
3. Reduced Fine Lines and Wrinkles
Microneedling’s ability to reduce fine lines and wrinkles is one of the reasons it’s such a popular form of treatment. After consistent sessions of SkinPen microneedling or Morpheus8, your body will generate more and more collagen; this will help reduce signs of aging.
4. Increased Absorption of Skincare Products
Following a standard microneedling or Morpheus8 session, the treated skin will be more susceptible to the properties of moisturizers, topicals, and serums. Thus, with regular treatments, your body can continuously maximize the benefits of these skincare products post-session.
5. Improved Texture and Pore Size
If you feel you have enlarged pores, standard microneedling or Morpheus8 will work wonders for you. By stimulating collagen growth, your skin will become fuller and smoother, reducing enlarged pores; these results will only improve with regular treatments, leading to a more refined texture.
6. Youthful Glow and Radiance
As consistent treatment sessions produce more and more collagen, you’ll notice your skin appearing brighter and healthier; this can last several weeks after treatment.
It’s important to note that individual results will vary. To see the most results, regular microneedling and Morpheus8 will require multiple sessions, usually spaced out over 4-6 weeks.
Here at Uplift Aesthetics, we’re specially trained in performing both regular SkinPen microneedling and RF microneedling using Morpheus8.
If you’re interested in learning more, give us a call today or book an appointment!