What Is SkinPen?
SkinPen by Bellus Medical is a medical grade, state of the art micro-needling tool available through skincare professionals only. SkinPen is designed to stimulate your skin's natural ability to produce new collagen formation creating healthier skin, and can be used to improve the appearance acne scars, hyperpigmentation, stretch marks, skin texture as well as, fine lines and wrinkles. The repair process of your skin is accelerated by SkinPen through the creation of microscopic channels, which also allow products to penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin resulting in better product outcomes. One of the most exciting things about SkinPen is that it can be used on all types of skin and can be used to address a wide range of problems such as acne scars, stretch marks, fine lines and wrinkles.
How long is each treatment? How many treatments will I need?
In depth consultation is required for this treatment. Usually treatment time lasts 1.5 hours, which includes numbing with a topical numbing agent. The number of treatments needed depends on what skin condition you are wishing to treat.
Is SkinPen Painful?
You will numb topically for 30 minutes prior to treatment which will decrease the mild discomfort.
What can I expect before treatment?
A consultation with a trained skin pen professional
What can I expect after treatment?
Slight swelling and redness for 24-48 hours. Skin feels sunburned.