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Micro-needling and product absorption

By Michelle Gellis-acupuncture physician One of the many benefits of micro-needling is that it can increase the absorption rate of topically applied skin care products. The skin is a barrier and can impede the absorption of products. Clinically conducted studies have shown that micro-needling can increase serum absorption by as much as 300%. When you…
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How does micro-needling stimulate collagen?

by Michelle Gellis – Acupuncture Physician Micro-needling with an Aculift derma roller, hydra roller or hydra needle can erase fine lines, wrinkles, and turn back many visible signs of aging by stimulating the production of collagen. But how does it work? Collagen induction therapy or micro-needling works by stimulating the immune system and wound-healing mechanisms.…
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Anti-Aging Tips: How to Lose a Double Chin – Without Liposuction

We’ve all done it — looked in the mirror with our chin tucked into our chest, examining our double chin. It’s part of growing older, right? But did you know there’s a way to fight back? Read on for tips on how to lose a double chin – without resorting to chin liposuction!I There are…
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Q&A: AcuLift Microneedle Derma Roller

In this post, founder MICHELLE GELLIS, M.A.C, L.A.C, DIPL.AC, a board certified acupuncturist who specializes in facial rejuvenation acupuncture,answers questions about the AcuLift Derma Roller and how it can benefit your skin as an at-home alternative to surgery or botox.
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Derma Rolling at Home: 7 Steps to Camera Ready Skin

The Benefits of Derma Rolling You may be wondering, “How in the world is inserting hundreds of little needles into your face relaxing? And why would anyone want to do that?” It sounds crazy, but microneedling has a ton of benefits, including: reduced wrinkles and stretch marks reduced acne scarring and skin discoloration increased skin thickness facial…
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How to use a microneedle derma roller

According to research performed on micro needle rollers, skin needling at the dermal layer promotes the natural reproduction of collagen and elastin (the building blocks of skin), making the skin feel smoother and tighter. This same research shows that skin needling stimulates the body’s natural wound-healing reaction to produce natural collagen. In one study, biopsies…
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