Micro channeling is Microneedling…evolved
Microchanneling combined with powerful growth factor serums create a new paradigm for advanced scientific skincare and rejuvenation! The microchanneling system by Procell Therapies virtually erases wrinkles, improves the appearance of acne and traumatic scars, and reduces acne inflammation.
ProCell is safe on all skin types, has virtually NO DOWNTIME, requires no numbing, and takes a fraction of the time to perform compared to traditional microneedling.
HOW DOES MICROCHANNELING STIMULATE MICRO CELLULAR ACTIVITY?
A single Procell treatment creates hundreds of thousands of microchannels. In response to each microinjury, an inflamatory healing process begins which initiates the formation of new collegen. Over time, the repeated healing process improves the surface texture and the overall appearance of the skin.
HOW DO STEM CELLS ASSIST IN HEALING?
Human growth-factor serums derived from bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells are known to promote scarless healing with minimal inflammation. Application of serums immediately after microchanneling treatment enhances delivery and collagen growth. Procell serums contain growth factors which produce a potent anti-inflammatory effect that reduces healing time, hyper pigmentation, and scar tissue deposition.
WHY DO WE AGE?
You age, visibly and invisibly, every day. Sun damage, internal inflammation, chemicals, and even gravity all work against the youthful vitality of your skin. As we get older, fewer regenerative stem cells survive to repair this constant damage.
Stem cell growth factors and cytokines applied to skin mimic the effect of having more stem cells.
Microchanneling temporarily creates thousands and thousands of micro-channels into the skin to be repaired by new healthy collagen. It also allows topical solutions to absorb 200%-300% more effectively into the living skin below. During treatment, serums, applied (containing naturally-derived growth factors, peptides, and cytokines) restore and increase biological communication within the skin during the wound-healing cascade that an aging immune system no longer provides. A perfect balance of gentle stimulation for your skin to youthfully heal + repair itself, complimented by the infusion of nutritious and vital factors responsible for helping you produce…your best skin!
Things your skin may be feeling that are signs the treatment is working!
Tightness, itchiness, warmth, sensitivity, general light sunburn appearance to the skin, redness, etc. These are all great indications that your skin is healing and producing youthful collagen.
Immediately after your treatment while those micro-channels are healing:
DO NOT apply anything to the treated areas for 90 minutes after your treatment is finished, unless it is provided by your Procell provider with instructions.
DO NOT touch treated areas with your hands, cellphone or any other foreign objects for 90 minutes after your treatment is finished. Bacteria from these sources can cause irritation or possible acne breakout.
Avoid direct sunlight for 24 hours post treatment. You may apply sunscreen 90 minutes after your treatment is finished.
Post Care Week 1 for Microchanneling:
NO Retinols or Alpha Hydroxy Acids for 1 week
Use a gentle cleanser and Moisturizer for Days 1-3 as part of your skincare routine.
You will use the Post Care Cellular Renewal + Healing Accelerator Serums at home to enhance results. These serums are included with microchanneling and will be given to you at end of treatment. Starting 24 hours after treatment. Use these products as a nighttime serum. Throughly cleanse treated areas and apply Cellular Renewal Serum (Step 1) Wait 30 seconds and apply healing accelerator serum (Step 2) Wait for serums to fully absorb ( 1 minute) and can apply nighttime moisturizer. Use these serums until they run out- close to a months supply.
On day 6 or 7 we recommend using a Manuel Exfoliation Scrub for face to remove texture and help purge some dead skin cels. (Don’t have a facial scrub- we can give you a sample of Eminence Organics to take home)
Post Care Week 2 for Microchanneling:
You can start using your normal skincare routine again; but take it slowly and still avoid AHAs.
Continue with your Post Care Cellular Renewal + Healing Accelerator Serums at home to enhance results as part of your nighttime routine.
Post Care Week 3 for Microchanneling:
Day 14/15 -2 weeks post the treatment we recommend scheduling a Peel which is done in studio that will use either a 20% Lactic Acid or 30% Glycolic Acid to help remove any remaining purged skin and texture to reveal a more brighter and radiant skin. The Esthetician will decide what peel to use on your skin.
Continue with your normal skincare routine
Continue with your Post Care Cellular Renewal + Healing Accelerator Serums
Post Care week 4 for microchanneling:
Continue with your normal skincare routine
Continue with your Post Care Cellular Renewal + Healing Accelerator Serums until they run out*
Make sure you next appointment is scheduled - we recommended doing a series of treatments for best results. (Can do treatment 1x a month)
Things to improve results:
Drink Water- this is the least expensive and most powerful advantage you can add to your daily skincare routine!
Hydrate and Moisturize your skin constantly to achieve the best results. Do you need some additional skincare products- we recommend Eminence Organics for hydration.
Q: How many treatment should I do?
A: The number of treatments necessary will range greatly depending on what we are treating. On average, for light anti-aging treatments, 1-2 treatments may be sufficient. For deeper wrinkles and acne scarring, 4-5 treatments may be required to achieve desired results. There is no limit to the number of treatments that one can receive as long as adequate time passes in-between each treatment. And as always, maintaining your investment with maintenance sessions is highly recommended. Your esthetician will guide you on a treatment plan for your specific needs.
Q: How long should I wait in between treatments?
A: We recommend 4 weeks.
Q: How long is the downtime?
A: Wait a minimum of 90 minutes before applying anything else to this skin apart from what your esthetician applies. This includes sunscreen, makeup, moisturizer, etc. It typically takes 24-72 hours for all redness and pinprick scabbing to disappear.
Q: How will my face look immediately following a treatment?
A: There is a very wide range of normal reactions. Anything from little to no reaction, to a deep red flush. You may experience discomfort at the treatment site with transient redness and swelling which may last up to two hours or longer. The treated area may feel like a sunburn for a few hours after treatment.
Q: What do you recommend for post treatment care?
A: Gentle cleanser and moisturizer the first week after treatment paired with the procell therapies growth factor serum. One week after treatment you can do a gentle manual exfoliant to help remove dead skin cells and build up. Two weeks after treatment we recommend coming back in for a facial peel to help take away any dead skin.
Q: Are there any contraindications?
A: Anyone with a condition that seriously impairs their immune system (such as cancer patients that are undergoing chemotherapy)
-Diabetes (due to problems with healing)
-Patients on Accutane (or any related acne medication should be discontinued for a minimum of 6 months prior to undergoing Microchanneling.)
-Active Herpes Simplex in the treatment area (treatment is possible once the outbreak has healed, however it may be advisable to take prescription strength antiviral medication to keep this condition in remission during treatment series.)
-Dry skin (if your skin is overly dry, you will need to start a moisturizing regimen and ensure the condition is under control prior to undergoing Microchanneling treatment.)
-Any active inflammatory skin condition (such as eczema, psoriasis, infection, rash or any type of dermatitis at the treatment site – it may further aggravate the condition)
Procell MD Microchanneling 60 Minute Session $425
Included in the treatment: Procell Therapies Microchanneling with a 0.25mm or 0.5 length needle for full face, post-treatment application of growth factor serum and hydration mask nourish the skin with essential peptides and nutrients for optimal skin health and maximize results.