Frequently Asked Questions.
Here are some common questions about Microcurrent.
What is microcurrent?
Microcurrent is a low level of electricity that mimics the body’s own natural electrical current. Microcurrent stimulates the body at a cellular level to produce collagen and elastin and gently exercises the muscles back to a more youthful state.
Is microcurrent technology new?
NO, it has been widely used in the USA for over 40 years in the anti-aging industry. Our microcurrent technology is the only machine that has been FDA Approved for professional aesthetic anti-aging treatments and is manufactured in the USA.
Are microcurrent facial treatments FDA approved?
Not all microcurrent machines are FDA approved. WE USE THE ONLY FDA APPROVED MICROCURRENT MACHINE AVAILABLE FOR PROFESSIONAL ESTHETIC ANTI-AGING TREATMENTS.
Is microcurrent safe?
Yes, our BioSonic Facial is completely safe. Microcurrent therapy has been used for over 60 years in the medical industry and over 40 in the cosmetic industry without any reported incidences or side effects. There is no discomfort the treatment and there is no downtime. You will find your treatment session to be quite relaxing and will be able to resume your day immediately following your treatment.
Are there any side effects?
No, there are no adverse side effects.
Is the treatment painful?
No. This is a very relaxing and safe non-invasive anti-aging treatment with no down time.
What should I expect from a BioSonic Facial(s)?
You can expect to receive a very safe and relaxing treatment. In fact, most clients drift off to sleep.
While the results are cumulative, you can expect to see some visible results immediately after your first BioSonic Facial. In fact, we are so confident in our facial that we Guarantee results after your first treatment or your treatment is FREE.
You can expect to see:
· fine lines, creases and wrinkles diminished.
· firming, plumping and smoothing of the skin.
· your brows lifted.
· circulation and lymphatic drainage improved.
· your jawline and jowls lifted.
· firming of droopy eyelids and under eye puffiness reduced.
· a more youthful you.
Who are our BioSonic Facials for?
Our BioSonic Facials are for anyone wishing to stop and maintain their youthful appearance and/or for those wishing to turn back the hands of time. There are no age limits for receiving microcurrent treatments; we have seen clients between the ages of 30 and 80.
When can I expect to see the results?
Results can be seen after your first treatment.
How many treatments will I need?
It really depends upon age, lifestyle and skin condition. Microcurrent results are immediate and cumulative. You will see results after the very first treatment, and a small series of treatments will be recommended by your technician to maintain your anti-aging results. All recommendations are specifically designed for your personal needs and goals.
Are there any contraindications?
Yes, there are a few contraindications that will prevent you from receiving a microcurrent facial treatment.
· Metal Implants
· Active cancer. Because microcurrent increases circulation and lymphatic drainage, it is advised not to receive a treatment so as not to potentially spread the disease throughout one’s system.
· Certain skin conditions, such as: psoriasis, eczema, cold sores, open wounds, and active acne. Because the skin is sensitive and can be “open” during these conditions, you will more than likely feel discomfort during treatment as the current is highly conductive to open wounds.
· Any contagious disease.
Please note: If you have any other medical concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to help you in any way we can.
How long does each treatment take?
The actual microcurrent treatment takes 45 minutes. Due to pre- and post-treatment skin cleansing and massage, plan on being with your technician for about 60 minutes.
What can I expect during my treatment?
Your skin will be cleansed and toned and a hydrating conducting support cream will be massaged into your face, neck and décolleté. During your BioSonic Facial your technician will glide specifically designed wands through three finely tuned specific phases: circulation, sculpting/lifting, and setting phases. Once these phases are complete, your technician will perform a final
How long do I have to wait between treatments?
Because a microcurrent treatment is very stimulating to the skin, muscles and underlying tissue, we recommend you wait at least 72 hours before your next BioSonic Facial and no longer than a week. This will ensure you keep the benefits of the first treatment working to your final anti-aging goals.
What should I do before my treatment?
We recommend that you do not use any ‘oil’ based products on your face for at least 24 hours. Oil based products can cause a barrier and does not allow for full conductivity for the best treatment and results possible.
Within two hours of your treatment, it is advised to drink 8 – 16 ounces of water. This will better hydrate your skin to achieve better results because hydrated skin allows for better conductivity of the microcurrent.
Are there any after treatment recommendations?
To help ‘flush’ toxins and impurities from the body that has been stimulated from the treatment, it is recommended that you drink at least eight ounces of water immediately after the treatment.
Unless you have to reapply your makeup after the treatment, we recommend you leave the electrically charged nourishing support cream on for at least two hours before you wash your face.
What if I have Botox or fillers?
It is completely safe to receive a BioSonic Facial while having Botox or fillers; however, you must wait for 30 days after receiving Botox or any fillers before receiving a microcurrent treatment.
We have found over the years that clients who have used Botox and/or fillers begin to use less and less because microcurrent is re-educating the muscles and stimulating collagen and elastin to
Questions On Our LED Facial Treatment
Can I wear makeup when having an LED Facial Treatment?
Yes, you can. However, for best results we recommend you remove any makeup (except mascara) so the light can penetrate your skin deeper to give you maximum results.
How soon can I expect to see results with our LED Facial Treatment?
After your very first treatment, you will begin to experience cellular benefits and with every treatment thereafter. Health benefits such as; increased blood circulation, increased production of collagen, enhanced ATP production making your skin healthier with a more youthful appearance.
However, to see results like reduction of wrinkles, tightening of the skin and overall better skin tone (some see it sooner and some longer), on average it takes 6-8 weeks to start seeing visible results.
Do I need to wear eyewear?
No, you don’t it is safe. In fact, there are a lot of published clinical studies that explain and demonstrate red and near-infrared light is very beneficial for your eyes. However, for some people that are light sensitive, it can be very bright and uncomfortable for them while under the lights, so it is your as to wear eyewear.
On the other hand, if you are getting an LED Facial Treatment with Blue light, then YES you will need to wear eyewear because blue light is not beneficial for your eyes.
How does our LED Facial Treatment work?
Without getting too technical and to lengthy; the cells in your skin, when they begin to absorb the red light, are essentially given an energy boost. Light is a lot like nutritious foods which are broken down into different vitamins and minerals that your body needs.
Sunlight, just like food is broken down into different colors, and each color has a different effect on our bodies. With our LED Facial you get the benefit of the color that your body needs, without the harmful UV rays of the sun.
If you want to learn more about the science behind it go here: http://photobiology.info/Hamblin.html
How often should I do an LED Facial Treatment?
Our LED Facial Treatment is safe enough to use every day, which I know this is not very practical. We recommend you do the treatments at least once to three times per week for the first 6-8 weeks. This will keep cells stimulated for healthier skin and in achieving your desired results. Then maintaining results is easy with at least one to four treatments per month.
For quicker results LED Treatments can be combined with our BioSonic Facial Treatment.
we are more than happy to help you.