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SkinPen Microneedling Procedure – What To Expect

The SkinPen® Experience

Real results for beautiful, healthier skin.

Microneedling is our new best friend when it comes to combatting the signs of aging . Ask for the SkinPen brand by name and know what makes it the safe choice for delivering results.

SkinPen microneedling procedure

What you can expect from a SkinPen® procedure:

A comfortable procedure.
Based on your specific needs, your provider may apply a topical numbing agent to ensure your comfort during the procedure.
A short procedure time.
Procedure time may range from 30 minutes to 1 hour.
A mild sensation.
Most patients report feeling just the slight vibration of SkinPen® during the procedure.
Mild post-procedure effects.
The skin will appear slightly pink to red immediately post-procedure, similar to a mild to moderate sunburn.
Soothing aftercare.
Your clinician will provide Skinfuse LIFT, a clean, non-cytotoxic hydrogel used to support the wound healing environment.
A plan for optimal results.
Your clinician may recommend a course of procedures based on your individual skin health goals. Maintenance of your procedure may be completed with multiple treatments to maintain optimal results.
A post-procedure protocol to optimize your results.
Your provider may recommend an after care regimen. Ask about Skinfuse, specifically formulated to support your skin post microneedling in order to help maintain a youthful appearance.

Individual results may vary. Ask your provider about what’s best for you.

Post SkinPen® Procedure – What To Expect

Results With No Significant Downtime.

Actual SkinPen® patient captured in unretouched pictures over 72 hours. Patient age: 34. These results will vary by individual.

Before

Patient with skin freshly washed with Skinfuse®PURIFY Cleansing Complex. A topical numbing agent applied to provide comfort during the procedure.

1 Hour After

Patient one hour post-procedure. Procedure areas include face and neck. Skinfuse® LIFT applied to soothe and calm skin.

2 Hours After

Redness begins to reduce on face and neck area.

Directly afterward, you can expect to experience effects similar to a mild sunburns; typically some redness, tenderness and some swelling. Despite that, there is no significant downtime after a SkinPen® procedure.

To optimize your investment and results: What you don’t put on your skin is as important as what you do! Follow the post-procedure protocol for the first 48 hours and thereafter care for your skin for the next 90 days to optimize results. Ask your provider if they offer the Bellus Medical Skinfuse® Post-Procedure Protocol.

3 Hours After

Marked reduction in redness observed on face and neck. Continue to use Skinfuse® RESCUE Calming Complex to assist with calming the skin.

4 Hours After

Redness and inflammation continue to subside on face and neck. Continue to use Skinfuse®RESCUE Calming Complex to assist with calming the skin.

5 Hours After

Minimal redness, flushed appearance on face and neck. Continue to use Skinfuse® RESCUE Calming Complex to assist with calming the skin.

6 Hours After

Skin on face and neck move from a redness to a pinkish glow. Continue to use Skinfuse® RESCUE Calming Complex to assist with calming the skin. These results will vary by individual.

7 Hours After

Skin generally pink, natural skin color begins to appear. Continue to use Skinfuse® RESCUE Calming Complex to assist with calming the skin. These results will vary by individual.

8 Hours After

Natural skin color continues to appear, methodically replacing the remaining pink areas. Continue to use Skinfuse® RESCUE Calming Complex to assist with calming the skin. These results will vary by individual.

24 Hours After

Skinfuse® PURIFY Cleansing Complex freshly washed, glowing skin, with touches of pink on the skin areas on face or neck.

48 Hours After

Skinfuse® PURIFY Cleansing Complex used to cleanse skin. Skin appearance calmed with no visible remaining areas of pink from the procedure. Some persisting redness may be present, but all redness, bruising and swelling should be diminishing.

3 Days After

Skin freshly washed with Skinfuse® PURIFY Cleansing Complex. Most redness, bruising and swelling should be nearly gone. Normal appearance with makeup or Skinfuse® SHIELD Zinc Oxide 21% may be achieved.

You can return to normal activities and conceal most of the mild side-effects with make-up if desired after just one day. In a few days, you should see the beautiful results from your SkinPen® procedure. Now is the perfect time for patients to use Skinfuse® SHIELD Zinc Oxide 21% tinted sunscreen product – a perfect way to get the coverage and protection your skin deserves.

You will receive instructions from your provider on the best ways to properly care for your skin post-procedure to ensure optimal results. Skinfuse®  is specifically formulated for use post-microneedling.

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