Hush L.A. Medspa

Laser & Medical Spa located in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

If you’re searching for an effective yet natural treatment for common skin concerns, microneedling is definitely something to look into. At Hush L.A. Medspa in Hollywood, California, microneedling and the PRP Vampire Facial® are among the most popular treatment options. To learn more about what these treatments can do for your skin and your confidence, call or schedule an appointment online today.

Microneedling Q & A

What is microneedling?

Microneedling is an aesthetic treatment that works by stimulating your innate healing abilities. It’s a great option for men and women who want noticeable improvements in their skin but aren’t ready for cosmetic surgery or more invasive treatment options. Many people are drawn to microneedling because it is a natural approach to beautiful skin. 

Some of the issues microneedling can improve include:

  • Lines and wrinkles
  • Acne and acne scarring
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Stretch marks
  • Rosacea
  • Loose skin
  • Issues with overall texture and tone

Best of all, microneedling can address more than one issue within the same treatment, making it a great value. 

How does microneedling work?

The process works by using an FDA-cleared device called the SkinPen® to rejuvenate your skin. The end of the treatment handpiece is covered in thin, sterile needles. Those needles are used to penetrate your skin in a carefully controlled pattern.

Each time the needles enter your skin, they are creating tiny injuries. Your body responds by rushing to repair that damage. As new collagen and other dermal tissues are created, the surface of your skin is made smoother and plumper. 

Microneedling is a popular facial treatment, but it can also deliver results on other areas of your body. Many people choose microneedling to reduce the appearance of stretch marks and other scars on their body. 

What is a PRP Vampire Facial?

A PRP Vampire Facial is simply a microneedling treatment that incorporates platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, into the process. Platelet-rich plasma is a solution created from a small sample of your own blood, which is prepared to deliver a high concentration of platelets directly to your skin. 

Those platelets are filled with growth proteins that promote swift healing and cellular regeneration, enhancing and boosting the effects of microneedling. 

Is microneedling painful?

All this talk of tiny injuries and healing might lead you to believe that microneedling is an excruciating process. In reality, most men and women experience no significant discomfort during the process. 

Numbing cream can help reduce sensations during and shortly after your session. If you have especially sensitive skin, ask your practitioner about your options. It’s normal to experience some minor swelling, redness, and tenderness in the hours and days after your session, but your skin responds quickly and you’ll be back to normal in no time. 

To explore microneedling or the PRP Vampire Facial in more detail, call or book an appointment online today.