When home skin products aren't effective but you aren't ready for surgery, learn more about nonsurgical and minimally invasive treatments to rejuvenate the skin like microneedling. We are pleased to offer microneedling (also known as collagen induction therapy) at our spa in Fleming Island, FL in the Jacksonville, FL area. Microneedling uses several fine gauge needles to safely and effectively create micro-injuries in the needed areas of the skin. The micro-injuries are created to trigger the body's natural production of collagen and elastin, two nutrients that boost the appearance and health of the skin. Schedule a consultation at Pura Vida Body & Mind Spa to hear more about the benefits of microneedling and ways to customize the treatment for your needs and goals.
Microneedling With PRP
You can also infuse your skin with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) serum to get the most impact of your microneedling treatment. We take a vial of your own blood, and spin it in a centrifuge to separate your platelets and growth factors to make the PRP. An application of healthy PRP serum is smoothed over the skin (and/or injected) to be absorbed in all the micro-injuries in your skin.
"Had my 2nd ViVaca RF Microneedling treatment with Amanda yesterday and I am already loving the results! The best part was seeing the B&A phots from my first procedure. Amazing progress! Thank you Julie Davis, Amanda Isaacs, and the entire Pura Vida team!"- M.M. / Facebook / Jul 05, 2018
"This place is wonderful. I received Vivace micro needling treatments and also a hydrafacial with dermaplaning. Katie was my aesthetician and she was very kind and explained the process throughout. Also Julie at the front desk was very helpful with check in and setting up appointments. Follow them on instagram and you will see the specials that they are having!"- J.M. / Google / Jun 17, 2020
"Melissa is the absolute BEST!!! She’s been doing Vivace micro needling and facials on me and I’ve never been happier! It’s great to have someone so sweet and talented who genuinely CARES about her clients."- K.D. / Google / Mar 25, 2021
"I had such a wonderful experience at Pura Vida! From the warm reception area, relaxing and tranquil lounge area, all the way up to the final checkout. I can’t say enough about Brittany, she is by far the best of the best! She is knowledgeable, honest and does her best to make you comfortable before and during injections. She listened to exactly what I wanted and I am so happy with my final results. I highly recommend Pura Vida and will be back to try microneedling and a salt facial very soon!"- K.L. / Google / Mar 27, 2021
"A big shout out to Missy for making my wife's skin look so good. The monthly hydrafacials and microneedling have made her skin young and beautiful. Thank you for keeping her so happy, because when she's happy, I'm happy."- T.L. / Google / Jan 31, 2021
You may benefit from microneedling if you have mild to moderate skin issues, like a decrease in elasticity or a rough texture. Microneedling treatments can also minimize the appearance of scars, stretch marks, and pores. You must be willing to wait a while before seeing improvements from your microneedling treatment, since the collagen and elastin will need some time to have an effect on the skin, but you will develop natural-looking results and gain healthier overall skin.
Microneedling is completed in a private treatment room in about 30 – 60 minutes with numbing cream or a local anesthesia if preferred, but patients generally report mild or no discomfort. The skin being treated will be cleansed before the handpiece is passed evenly over the chosen areas. After the microneedling is complete, a topical treatment like platelet-rich plasma (PRP) or a vitamin-infused serum can be applied to the treated area for deeper penetration of the nutrients into the skin. A protective moisturizer will be applied along with UV protection since your skin will be sensitive after the treatment.
What to Expect
You may experience mild swelling and redness for about a day after the treatment, but this should fade naturally. It may take about 1 – 2 months as the collagen and elastin levels increase before you see visible improvements in the health and appearance of your complexion. You should plan to get about 4 – 6 maintenance treatments every 4 – 6 weeks for ideal results and long-lasting skin health.
Plan Your Procedure
Put Microneedling on the list
Microneeding is a great way to improve the texture and appearance of your skin at Pura Vida Body & Mind Spa in Fleming Island, FL. You should add this treatment to you skin care routine to enhance your skin's health and a radiance that will be noticed. Schedule a consultation with our team to find out if microneedling is right for you and if it can be added alongside other skin care treatments you might already use or want to try.
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