PRP facial rejuvenation has long been popular among A-listers and skincare gurus alike. While calling the unique treatment a “vampire facial” may seem off-putting to some, the blood-forward treatment offers a wide array of benefits that are hard to ignore.
Here’s everything you need to know about PRP facials.
PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma
Let’s start with the basics: PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma. During the procedure, here’s what happens: First you’ll have your blood drawn, then spun to isolate the platelets from the red and white blood cells, and finally the separated, pure plasma is injected back into your skin via microneedling.
Platelets are cells that circulate within our blood and bind together when they recognize damaged blood vessels, thus they are high in growth factor, and when injected into the skin through microneedling stimulate the skin to generate — a process that aids in cell turnover.
Since the blood is from your own body, there’s no risk of your body rejecting it, making this a totally safe procedure.
PRP can treat a lot of different conditions
Microneedling alone offers many benefits, but adding PRP kicks it up a notch.
During the procedure, your face will be numbed to ensure maximum comfort, but expect a bit of pain during the procedure. Essentially your practitioner will use the device over your face puncturing your skin and then infusing the micro-wounds with your platelets.
As mentioned, microneedling works by injuring your skin which forces regrowth. The process of regrowth increases the production of collagen, which is critical for plump, healthy skin. Still, as we age, collagen naturally dissipates, meaning that keeping new collagen coming in is vital for glowing, ageless skin. The addition of PRP allows for quicker, more visible, lasting results. The entire process takes around 30 minutes.
Immediately after the treatment, you’ll likely look red, and it can take nearly a full week to see the completed results, but expect to glow like never before.
Microneedling with PRP treats:
- Uneven skin tone
- Wrinkles and fine lines
- Dull, lifeless complexion
- Acne scars
- Loose skin
- Sun damage
Your results will last up to six weeks, and we encourage you to become a repeat offender, recommending 3-6 treatments every 4-6 weeks to achieve optimal results.
Interested in giving it a try? Contact us to book your PRP facial rejuvenation treatment today: (989) 214-1973.