If you’re reading this, chances are you have already heard of Morpheus8 by Inmode. Morpheus8 is a skin-tightening procedure that uses radiofrequency (RF) microneedling. It is very different than traditional microneedling because once the needles are in the skin an RF current is sent from one needle to the next to transform and contour the face via subdermal adipose remodeling. It targets the deeper layers of the skin to generate remarkable collagen production and skin tightening and smoothing. It is safe, FDA-approved and extremely effective.
You will be numbed up for 45 minutes prior to the procedure. Most clients do well with topical numbing, alone, but we also offer nerve blocks for clients who would be better served by this option. Either way, you will be comfy (the beauty of being trained as an anesthesiologist)! The day of treatment, you will be pink, but the next day you may wear a mineral makeup to cover any residual pinkness. You will need to protect yourself from the sun for at least two weeks (but you should already be doing this!).
Most clients notice improvement in skin tone and texture within a few days, but the best results will occur approximately three months following the last treatment. It is recommended to have three treatments spaced roughly one month apart.
Again, since we are creating collagen, the results are essentially permanent, but you may desire a yearly maintenance treatment to “keep the tank full”.
Face, neck, décolleté. It may cause decreased hair growth, so we cannot RF microneedle over areas men desire to maintain facial hair.
Chemical peels are a kind of like a chemical exfoliation/abrasion. These peels cause all the old, icky skin cells that cause discoloration, acne, scars and fine lines to slough (or peel) off and regrow new, baby-fresh cells on your face. So it will be as soft, silky and smooth as a baby’s you-know-what. Most spa-goers will require 3-4 treatments.
You will have an agent applied to your skin at the spa. It will be left on for a few minutes and you may feel slight tingling. Some peels will need to be neutralized with a second agent and some won’t. Like anything, depending on the patient, the strength of the peel, the post-procedure hydration and the phase of the moon, everyone will have different amounts of peeling and some people may not notice any peeling at all.
This depends on the type of peel. You will usually have peeling and flaking of the skin for about three days to one week, after which time you will begin to see the new, fresh skin begin to regenerate.
Results are quite varied and depend upon the patient, how many times you have had it done and what we are treating. You can expect results to last anywhere from two months to two years. The more you baby your skin, the longer your results will last.
Face, neck, décolleté, back and buttocks are the most common areas.
Precision radiofrequency (RF) tightens skin and targets fat in small, trouble areas. For many clients it is the logical next step following Morpheus8. While Morpheus8 tightens, smooths and improves overall skin laxity and texture, Agnes zeros in on the small, stubborn, saggy areas of the face and neck. Agnes was originally developed to treat acne (which it is great at!), but they soon learned it is also amazing at generating collagen and melting fat.
You will wear a numbing cream for 45 minutes. Following this, we then inject additional numbing solution for optimal comfort. A small needle is inserted into the skin and a quick RF current is generated. Most clients are quite comfortable for the procedure, which, depending on the area, usually takes about 20-30 minutes. You will be slightly swollen (but it often actually looks kinda nice) and perhaps slightly bruised when you leave. All things considered, downtime is minimal.
Some people will see results almost immediately, as the fat is melted during the treatment! Collagen generation speed is slightly different for everyone, but peak results should be about three to six months after your last session. We usually recommend about two treatments, depending upon the area.
Results are permanent! Like anything, you will probably want to do some periodic maintenance.
Any small area you need skin tightened, fat melted, or both. Think: upper and lower eyelids, smile lines, jowls, double-chin, turkey neck and buccal fat (Hello, Bella Hadid!).