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Platelt

RICH PLASMA

WHAT IS A PRP FACIAL?

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is an extract of your own blood that contains three to five times more platelets, growth factors and active proteins for tissue and injury healing. When PRP is placed back into the skin by injection or microneedling, it initiates a localized cellular response. Over the weeks and months following treatment, this response recruits collagen-producing cells called fibroblasts. The fibroblasts replace tissue that has been damaged or lost through the aging process with healthy skin that looks refreshed and rejuvenated. The healing properties of the blood components in PRP can be used as a cosmetic treatment for the following:

  • Reducing fine lines and wrinkles

  • Tightening and toning skin

  • Brightening uneven skin tone

  • Mild collagen and volume loss

  • Crow’s feet and dark under eye circles

  • Large pores/rough texture

  • Acne scarring

  • Rosacea

THE PROCESS:

  1. A topical lidocaine will be applied to your face and neck while your blood is drawn. We only need 30 mL of blood so this is quick and painless. The vial is then placed into a centrifuge which separates your PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma, red in color) from the PPP (Platelet Poor Plasma, clear in color).

  2. Your red PRP will then be microneedled back into your skin. (See above description). This is truly the only difference between these two treatments. Instead of using one of our other serums (the Vitamin C, Vitamin A or Growth Factor) we use your body’s own PRP. The benefits of PRP cannot be recreated in any cosmetic, cosmeceutical or pharmaceutical product because it’s our body’s own cells creating new tissue and healthy skin.

  3. Rinse the plasma “mask” off anywhere from 20 minutes – 24 hours post treatment.

  4. You will be sent home with Growth Factor Serum so that you may take advantage of its benefits as well – rub it on your face for hydration and healing and improved benefits.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • The entire process will take 75-90 minutes.

  • Immediately post treatment, your skin will feel very tight and a little tender like you have a sunburn or windburn. Once you rinse the “mask” off, your skin will be pink for 24-48 hours.

  • You might feel a little dry and flaky but this is completely normal and should only last 2-3 days.

  • You’ll see the benefits of one treatment last 10-12 weeks so it’s meant to be done quarterly – once every 3 months.

  • For optimal results a series of 3 treatments is recommended.