The secret to clear, glowing skin lies in a surprisingly effective technique: needles.
Traditional methods such as strenuous skincare regimens or endless dermatologist appointments can be a true pain, especially if they aren’t able to bring us anywhere near our coveted skin goals. Cue in vampire facials and the technique of microneedling—skincare treatments taking the beauty world by storm not only for their brow-raising names but for their tried-and-tested results as well.
Before you begin recalling episodes of being dragged through hospital hallways for that blood test or imagine being locked up in a casket all day, worry not as these methods are bloodless and painless. Take it from the Kardashian clan and top models like Bar Refaeli who have raved about these procedures.
A vampire facial, also known as Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy (PRP), uses your own blood to help promote the healthy activity of your skin cells. Take it this way: recycling the blood initiates a healing response that repairs damaged blood vessels and cells.
The process starts with an initial blood draw performed by a doctor. Natural platelets will be extracted using an advanced microneedling device. Your blood is then run through a centrifuge to isolate the plasma which contains platelets together with growth factors.
This is then re-injected into your face, releasing proteins for growth once in contact with the body’s tissues. It stimulates collagen production for tighter pores, rejuvenated skin, and lightened acne scars.
Best of all, it won’t take days of recovery, surgery, or laser resurfacing to see actual results! Simply allow the procedure to work its magic and trust us, your skin will be as plump and radiant as it can be.
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Extracting blood might still be a little cringe-worthy for some. That’s exactly why there are procedures offering an alternative to the blood-averse such as the technique of microneedling. Your skin is like a sponge—the only way more liquid can be absorbed is by creating more entry points.
Microneedling does just that. It uses a tool called a dermapen to create little holes on the top layers of your skin. These ‘micro-channels’ allow the goodness of the products to penetrate into the skin’s deeper layers. This increases collagen and elastin production resulting in firmer skin, decreased fine lines, and faded acne scars and pigmentation. And don't worry: anesthesia is applied beforehand so you're definitely covered when it comes to utmost comfort and care.
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Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
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Tomas Morato, Quezon City
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Tomas Morato, Quezon City
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More than the actual procedure, maintenance is one of the keys in assuring that your skin stays as radiant as ever. Merging two treatment techniques in one procedure has proven vital to attaining great results. In this case, collagen stimulation coupled with photodynamic therapy (PDT) is your definite go-to for that flushed, radiant glow.
The microneedling technique of collagen stimulation has the power to boost the absorption of any hydrating serum applied onto your face. This results in minimized pores, faded stubborn acne scars, and evened out skin texture and tone.
But it doesn’t stop there—your skin will be exposed to red light photodynamic therapy that helps reduce inflammation and thoroughly eliminate any bacteria on the skin’s surface. You’ll probably feel a bit like Iron Man along the way because of the face mask but once removed, you’ll want to do nothing but flaunt your fresh, supple skin.
At SvelT’i, you’ll be treated to the safest, most effective skin care treatments that ought to make you feel your absolute best. For just P3,999, avail of the Collagen Stimulation for the Face with Photodynamic Therapy and you’re bound to come back session after session.
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61 Timog Avenue, Quezon City
(02) 332 7546
(0918) 878 3584
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