Aquagold Fine Touch Versus Microneedling: What’s the Difference?
Microneedling creates tiny, controlled injuries that trigger a healing response, stimulating an increase in collagen production. Microneedling allows topical skin care products to penetrate more deeply, and is best for clients looking for more significant improvement of acne scars, pigmentation or deep lines and wrinkles.
In contrast, Aquagold isn’t technically a microneedling procedure: it’s a “microchanneling facial” or “microfusion facial” that delivers potent ingredients into the channels created by its needles. Because its needles are thinner than those in most microneedling devices, it can safely treat sensitive areas, such as under the eyes, and the procedure typically does not cause any downtime.
How Soon Will You See Results From Aquagold, and How Long Will They Last?
You should see results like a brighter complexion, increased firmness, and a smoother skin texture after about two weeks. The effects can last up to 3-4 months.
For optimal results and increased collagen production, we recommend a series of three treatments, spaced four to six weeks apart.
After that, it’s recommended to set a schedule of maintenance sessions (typically, every three to six months).
What Should You Expect Afterward?
There’s no downtime after an Aquagold treatment, but you may have some redness that dissipates quickly (typically within 30 minutes to an hour) or possible redness that normally subsides within a few days.
To allow the serum time to work, avoid washing your face for at least five hours, or until the next morning if possible.
What is Aquagold?
Aquagold Fine Touch is a microneedle device that uses 24 karat gold-plated surgical steel needles to inject small amounts of solution into the superficial layers of the skin. Unlike traditional microneedling treatments that can introduce products into your skin by making tiny pokes, Aquagold actually has microchannels that deliver the products directly into the skin.
This simple skin rejuvenation procedure improves fine lines, wrinkles, pore size, and dullness to the skin on your face, neck, décolletage. SKINNEY Medspa uses a combination of Allergan brand BOTOX® and Juvéderm® to infuse real neurotoxin and hyaluronic acid deep into the skin layers. The results are brighter, plump, glowing skin, reduced fine lines and wrinkles and an overall improvement in skin tone and texture with little to no downtime.
Most patients do not report any discomfort during the procedure, but your treatment provider may add lidocaine to eliminate any discomfort. The Aquagold treatment is gentle enough that you typically won’t experience any downtime after the procedure,, though you can experience some redness at the treatment areas.
Most people are good candidates, but avoid Aquagold if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have an active infection or cystic acne outbreak.
Biologique Recherche Facials
Where can I get a Biologique Recherche facial?
As an exclusive luxury skincare brand, Biologique custom facials can only be found at select spas and medspas worldwide. If you are looking to get this rejuvenating facial, you’ll first have to find a provider that carries Biologique products. Once you find a provider, you can know this treatment’s cost and inquire about getting a skin assessment. To keep the results of your luxury facial, it may be beneficial for you to get a personalized skincare routine, including Biologique Recherche products.
How does a Biologique Facial differ from others?
Biologique custom facials are very popular and known for rejuvenating and enhancing the skin. This facial is hyper-customized to treat your skin according to its unique makeup and concerns. At SKINNEY Medspa, a therapist will customize your facial to your needs. Your facial treatment targets skin on the face, neck, décolleté. Facials are administered by trained professionals and take place in comfortable, spa-like settings. Treatment time is about 80 minutes and includes one booster, a cold mask, and cryo sticks. Biologique custom facials work on all skin types for all skin concerns, including aging, dullness, acne, and more.
What is a Biologique Recherche Facial?
A Biologique custom facial is specifically designed to target early signs of aging and to lift the skin. Biologique Recherche is a luxury skincare brand born in a Parisian laboratory. Created by the Allouche family, they combined their passions and knowledge with a biologist, physiotherapist, and clinical doctor to make something truly unique. The methodology of Biologique Recherche includes innovative products and meticulous protocols. Dr. Phillipe Allouche, a founder of the brand, states the mission of this brand is to “treat each person’s epidermis in a personally tailored way.” Biologique Recherche is renowned throughout the world for its methodology and unique products- it truly is the epitome of french skincare.
how does botox work?
Botox and Dysport are forms of botulinum toxin. When BOTOX specialist inject Botulinum toxin in cosmetic treatments it can effectively diminish signs of aging by relaxing facial expression muscles, especially those around the eyes and brow that are notorious for developing dynamic wrinkles such as crow’s feet, smile lines, or forehead wrinkles. Botulinum toxin relaxes these muscles by temporarily blocking the nerve impulses that direct muscles to contract (the muscle activity that causes lines to form between the brows and forehead.)
what is botox?
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a nonsurgical, anti-aging treatment that is injected directly into the muscles, usually between the brows to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. Botox is also used clinically to treat crows feet area around the eyes. When expertly administered, Botox and other proven neuromodulators such as Dysport offer an effective solution for wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of aging, while also being minimally invasive, highly effective. This makes BOTOX an affordable alternative to cosmetic surgery such as a brow lift or face lift and other surgical procedures that require surgeons, anesthesia, scalpels, stitches, and lengthy recovery times.
Is Botox Right for Me?
Dermatologists who provide BOTOX in NYC commonly use neuromodulators such as Dysport and Botox injections to smooth out and diminish wrinkles and fine lines that collect form around the eyes, such as crow’s feet, as well as the fine lines and wrinkles that form around the brow and forehead. BOTOX is considered safe for men and women who are healthy, when performed by a qualified provider, such as Dr. Hadley King. The best way to determine if you are a good candidate for Botox or other cosmetic injections is to schedule a free consultation with SKINNEY Medspa.
How Should I Prepare for My Botox Procedure?
Ideally, anyone who is undergoing injectable treatment should prepare for their procedure by avoiding anything that thins the blood. We advise our patients to stop taking medications/supplements such as Aspirin, Aleve, Ibuprofen, Vitamin E, fish oil, gingko biloba, ginger, and green tea, for 7-10 days prior to treatment in order to reduce the risk of bruising.
How long do Botox results last?
Generally, Botox/Dysport/Xeomin takes about 7-10 days for the full effects to take show, and last between 3-4 months.¹
When will I start to see results from my Botox treatment?
While results may vary between each patient, typically the Neuromodulators begin working within a few days following treatment, however their full effect doesn’t occur until about 7-10 days post procedure. It is important to be patient until the full results of the neuromodulator reveal themselves.*
What Are Neuromodulators Such as Botox and Dysport?
Neuromodulators are products used to relax overactive muscles. Neuromodulators are most commonly injected around the eyes, brow, forehead, glabella, and neck, in order to soften existing wrinkles (by weakening the muscle that create the lines) and prevent future wrinkles from forming
Botox Near Me: Why Choose Skinney Medspa
SKINNEY Medspa is the premiere BOTOX NYC provider, who offers cosmetic injections using Botox and Dysport as well as other facial fillers at SKINNEY Medspa. Our Medspa committed to delivering the highest standard of care and treatment and uses micro-droplet precision to achieve the most natural, youthful looking results possible. As a renowned BOTOX NYC provider, Our expert opinions have been solicited by numerous beauty/fashion publications including Cosmopolitan, Elle, Seventeen Self, and many other mainstream media outlets.