Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) Treatment UK

Unlock the fountain of youth with Collagen Induction Therapy – because age is just a number, but radiant skin is timeless!

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What is Collagen Induction Therapy?

Let’s talk about a game-changer for your skin – Collagen Induction Therapy, or as it’s casually known, microneedling. As your go-to skincare pro, let me break it down for you. Picture this: tiny needles creating micro-magic on your skin. Sounds intense, right? But trust me, it’s the secret to turning back the clock on aging skin.

So, what’s the buzz about? Well, as we gracefully hit the 30s and beyond, our skin’s collagen production takes a bit of a nap. That’s where microneedling swoops in as your superhero. During this treatment, those fine needles create micro-injuries that kickstart your skin’s natural healing powers. It’s like a wake-up call for your collagen and elastin – the dynamic duo responsible for keeping your skin tight, firm, and oh-so-youthful.

Imagine saying goodbye to those pesky fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin texture. Microneedling works its magic, promoting fresh collagen and elastin, leaving you with a radiant glow. It’s a bit like hitting the refresh button for your skin, and who doesn’t want that? So, if you’re ready to embrace smoother, more youthful skin, microneedling is your ticket to the ageless club. Let’s turn back time together – your skin deserves it!

Transformational microneedling results on a woman's neck – the image reveals the disappearance of red blotches and marks, leaving behind clear, smooth, and evenly toned skin after the treatment.

Benefits of Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT)

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Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) has become a go-to beauty treatment for many, and it’s no wonder why! This non-invasive procedure offers a multitude of benefits that leave your skin looking and feeling rejuvenated. Here are six reasons why Collagen Induction Therapy (microneedling) is stealing the spotlight:

Boosts Collagen Production: CIT stimulates your skin to naturally produce more collagen, the protein responsible for maintaining skin elasticity and firmness.

Reduces Fine Lines and Wrinkles: Say goodbye to those fine lines and wrinkles as microneedling promotes the generation of fresh, youthful skin cells, smoothing out the signs of aging.

Improves Skin Texture and Tone: Experience a noticeable enhancement in the overall texture and tone of your skin, leaving you with a radiant and refreshed complexion.

Minimises the Appearance of Scars: Whether it’s acne scars or other imperfections, CIT helps diminish their visibility, giving your skin a smoother and more even appearance.

Enhances Absorption of Skincare Products: Microneedling creates micro-channels in the skin, enhancing the absorption of topical skincare products, making your favorite serums and creams even more effective.

Minimal Downtime: Unlike more invasive procedures, Collagen Induction Therapy typically involves minimal downtime, allowing you to get back to your daily routine with a rejuvenated and revitalized glow.

How Much Does Collagen Induction Therapy Cost?

Price is based on area treated, as this therapy can be used on various parts of the body. The following prices refer to the treatment of the face:

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£150 – One session

£290 – Three sessions (£97 per session)

£375 – Five sessions (£75 per session)

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What This CIT Service Includes

This treatment includes application of high performing Italian grade serums, and a soothing massage using the highly popular Fraicheur Ice Globes.

How Do I Prepare for my Collagen Induction Therapy Session?

Before the treatment, you will need to:

1) Book a Consultation:

Schedule a consultation with Sublime Beauty.  Discuss your skincare concerns, medical history, and expectations. This step helps determine if microneedling is suitable for you.

2) Sun Protection:

Practice sun protection leading up to the session. Avoid excessive sun exposure, and use sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher to protect your skin.

3) Avoid Tanning:

Steer clear of tanning beds and self-tanning products for at least two weeks before the session. Microneedling is not recommended for recently sunburned or tanned skin.

4) Skincare Products:

Discontinue the use of certain skincare products, such as retinoids or products containing vitamin C, a few days before the session. Follow the recommendations provided by your skincare professional.

5) Hydration:

Keep your skin well-hydrated. Drink plenty of water in the days leading up to the treatment for optimal skin health.

6) No Active Infections:

If you have an active infection, such as a cold sore or acne breakout, it’s advisable to postpone the session until the condition clears up.

7) Avoid Blood Thinners:

Refrain from taking blood-thinning medications, such as aspirin or ibuprofen, in the days leading up to the treatment. Consult with your healthcare provider before making any changes to your medication routine.

8) Cleanse Your Skin:

Cleanse your skin on the day of the session. Arrive with a clean face, free from makeup, moisturizers, or any other skincare products.

9) Plan Downtime:

Be prepared for some downtime, especially if you experience redness or minor swelling after the treatment. Consider scheduling your session when you can avoid social events or important engagements for a day or two.

Always follow the specific guidelines provided by your skincare professional, as individual recommendations may vary. Proper preparation enhances the efficacy of microneedling and contributes to a smoother post-treatment experience.

To learn more, head over to my blog to read a full list of recommended do’s and don’ts for your CIT treatment.

What to Expect From Your CIT Treatment

Every client is different, but there are parts of the process that follow the same format even if the final result is different! Once the consultation has been completed and you’re ready for me to give you the best CIT treatment in town, we will:

Step 1: (Turn up to your home at the time that best suits you).

Step 2: Cleanse and exfoliate your skin as necessary.

Step 3: Apply a cocktail of high performing serums to your skin.

Step 4: Microneedle your skin at the correct depth for each area.

Step 5: Massage more serum into your skin using Fraicheur Ice Globes which work to:

~Instantly reduces puffiness

~Fast anti-aging action

~Evens out skin tone

~Reduce pigmentation

~Eliminate redness and minimize the apearance of poors

Step 6: All done! I’ll see you in 6 weeks for your top-up.

What’s the difference between CIT and Microneedling?

Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) and microneedling are often used interchangeably, and the main difference is more about terminology than the actual procedure. Let’s break it down in simple terms:

Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT): This is the broader term that encompasses the entire concept. It refers to the process of stimulating the skin to produce more collagen, and microneedling is one of the techniques used to achieve this. In essence, all microneedling is a form of Collagen Induction Therapy.

Microneedling: Think of microneedling as the hands-on, practical approach within the Collagen Induction Therapy family. It specifically involves using a device with tiny needles to create controlled micro-injuries on the skin’s surface. These micro-injuries prompt the skin to naturally produce more collagen and elastin, leading to improved texture, firmness, and a youthful glow.

So, in a nutshell, Collagen Induction Therapy is like the big umbrella term, and microneedling is one of the methods we use to make it happen – a hands-on technique that kickstarts your skin’s collagen production for a fresher, more rejuvenated look.

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A FREE consultation is just that – a free, no obligation discussion to understand what your requirements are and how Sublime Beauty can help. I can respond back by email (or WhatsApp if you provide your number) and we can go from there.

Aftercare for CIT Treatments

As your experienced skincare pro, I want to ensure you get the most out of this glow-up journey. Here’s the lowdown on aftercare, tailored just for you:

  1. Gentle Cleansing: For the first 48 hours post-treatment, be extra gentle with your skin. Opt for a mild, non-abrasive cleanser to keep things calm and happy.
  1. Hydration is Key: Your skin is soaking up all that collagen goodness, so amp up the hydration. Use a hydrating serum and a good-quality moisturizer to lock in that moisture and support the healing process.
  1. Sunscreen, Always: Shield that beautiful face from the sun. Sunscreen is your BFF! Even if you’re indoors, those UV rays can sneak in. Aim for at least SPF 30 to protect your rejuvenating skin.
  1. Patience is a Virtue: Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is radiant skin. Be patient; let your skin do its thing. Avoid harsh skincare products, vigorous scrubbing, and stay away from saunas or intense workouts for a few days.
  1. Stay Hygienic: Keep your hands off your face as much as possible. Let those little micro-injuries heal without interference. And, of course, avoid makeup for at least 24 hours.
  1. H2O Magic: Hydrate from the inside out. Water is like a magical elixir for your skin. Drink up to help your skin recover and maintain that radiant glow.

Remember, aftercare is all about pampering that beautiful canvas of yours. Follow these tips, and you’ll be on your way to flaunting a fresh, rejuvenated look that’s worth celebrating. Cheers to your radiant self! ✨💆‍♀️

Collagen Induction Therapy Treatment Top-up Process

What’s the Top-Up Process?

Think of the top-up as a little beauty boost for your skin. Over time, the initial collagen production from your CIT treatment might start to fade naturally. The top-up process involves refreshing and enhancing that collagen, ensuring your skin stays as radiant as ever.

Why Does a Woman Need It?

Sustaining the Radiance: Our skin is a dynamic canvas, and the collagen produced during CIT gradually breaks down. A top-up ensures a continuous supply of fresh collagen, sustaining that youthful radiance.

Extended Longevity: Regular top-ups help extend the longevity of your CIT results. Think of it as keeping the glow on a continuous loop, making sure your skin stays fabulous for the long haul.

Customized Care: Everyone’s skin is unique, and the top-up process allows for a personalized approach. It’s like giving your skin exactly what it needs, tailored to your individual beauty journey.

Cost-Effective Beautification: Top-ups are usually quicker and cost less than the initial CIT treatment. It’s a savvy way to invest in your beauty routine without breaking the bank, ensuring your skin remains a masterpiece.

In summary, the Collagen Induction Therapy top-up is your ticket to sustained radiance. Embrace it, love it, and let’s keep that glow alive and thriving! 💖✨

Why Trust Me to Perform Your Collagen Induction Therapy Treatment?

It’s important that whoever you get to help you achieve your perfect skin, they are trustworthy and experts in their field. The last thing you need is someone leaning over your face with a needle who doesn’t have the confidence or expertise required to get an excellent result!

  • Collagen Induction Training

I originally trained at Harley Street Microblading Academy, then moved to more advanced training at the Eclipse School of Beauty. I have also achieved the highest industry standard qualification – VTCT level 4 in micropigmentation covering skin anatomy in depth.

  • Passion

I’m passionate about giving women the skin they have always wanted, so I regularly update my knowledge on skin health  and invest in master courses to provide the best possible service to my clients.

Where to get your perfect CIT Service

I’m a mobile therapist, which means you can get the best skin of your life by simply staying at home!

CIT Treatment near me… or you?

At the moment, I work in the boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lewisham and Greenwich.

If you can’t see your area here but you’re not far away, you can still get in touch to see if I’m able to travel further for a slight additional expense.

Terms and Conditions

£50 deposit is required in order to reserve your microblading appointment time upon booking.
This deposit will be deducted from the procedure price with the balance of payment payable on the day of your appointment.

If you choose to reschedule your appointment, a minimum 48 hour advance notice is mandatory or the deposit becomes non-refundable.

If the deposit is not received within 24 hours of booking, the booking will be cancelled.

CIT Frequently Asked Questions

How does microneedling benefit the skin's texture and appearance?

Microneedling is a fantastic treatment that does wonders for your skin’s texture and appearance. During the session, tiny, controlled micro-injuries are made in the skin, prompting your body to kick into healing mode. This process stimulates collagen and elastin production – the dynamic duo responsible for maintaining your skin’s firmness and elasticity.

As collagen levels increase, you’ll notice improvements in your skin’s texture. It becomes smoother, with a reduction in fine lines, wrinkles, and even acne scars. The treatment is versatile, making it suitable for various skin concerns. Whether you’re dealing with uneven texture, pigmentation issues, or just looking to give your skin a healthy boost, microneedling has got you covered.

The beauty of microneedling lies in its natural approach to skin rejuvenation. It’s not about drastic changes overnight but rather a gradual, progressive enhancement. Clients often appreciate the subtle yet significant improvements that contribute to a more radiant, youthful complexion. Plus, downtime is minimal, making it a convenient option for busy lifestyles. If you’re considering microneedling, I’d be more than happy to discuss how it can specifically benefit your unique skin concerns!

What skin concerns can be addressed with collagen induction therapy?

Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) is a versatile superhero in the skincare world, addressing a wide range of skin concerns. Whether you’re dealing with fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, or uneven skin texture, CIT has got your back. The magic happens through microneedling, where tiny needles create controlled micro-injuries, stimulating your skin’s natural healing response.

For those battling with signs of aging, CIT is a fantastic ally. It promotes collagen production, helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, giving you a smoother, more youthful complexion. If acne scars are a concern, CIT works wonders by encouraging the skin to regenerate, gradually minimizing the visibility of scars and promoting a more even skin tone.

Uneven texture or pigmentation issues? CIT can help with that too! By enhancing collagen and elastin, it contributes to a more uniform skin surface and improved overall skin tone. The beauty of CIT lies in its ability to tailor the treatment to your specific needs. So, whether it’s the first signs of aging, acne-related woes, or general skin rejuvenation, CIT can be customized to address your unique skin concerns. Let’s chat about how CIT can work wonders for your skin!

Is microneedling suitable for all skin types?

Absolutely, microneedling is a fantastic option for various skin types! Whether you have dry, oily, sensitive, or combination skin, microneedling can be tailored to suit your specific needs. It’s a versatile treatment that adapts to different concerns, making it a go-to solution for a wide range of skincare issues.

However, there are a few exceptions. If you currently have local infections like herpes or cold sores, or if you’re experiencing active acne, microneedling may not be suitable at the moment. Additionally, extreme chronic skin conditions and raised keloid scarring can pose challenges for the treatment. It’s crucial to prioritize your skin’s health, and in certain cases, we might need to explore alternative options.

It’s always best to have an open conversation during our consultation. If you have any concerns or conditions, such as blood diseases or if you’re on blood-thinning medications, we need to be aware of these risk factors. Your safety and comfort are top priorities, and together, we can determine the best course of action for achieving your skincare goals. If you’re curious about microneedling and whether it’s suitable for you, let’s discuss and create a personalized plan that aligns with your skin’s unique needs.

How long does a typical microneedling session last?

A typical microneedling session is a breeze, usually lasting around 45 to 60 minutes. But don’t let the clock fool you – within that time, your skin is in for a rejuvenating treat! The actual microneedling part takes around 30 to 45 minutes, depending on the area we’re treating and your specific concerns.

Before we dive into the microneedling magic, we’ll start with a thorough consultation to understand your skin goals, concerns, and any specific areas you’d like to target. Once we’ve got a plan in place, I’ll ensure your comfort with a topical numbing cream to minimize any potential discomfort during the treatment. Then, it’s time for the microneedling pen to work its wonders, creating those tiny micro-channels that kickstart your skin’s natural healing process.

Post-treatment, we’ll use Fraicheur Ice Globes to gently massage more anti-ageing serum to nourish, soothe and hydrate your skin. You’ll leave feeling refreshed, and with minimal downtime, you can get back to your day with that post-microneedling glow. So, if you’re ready to invest an hour or so in a revitalizing skincare experience, let’s chat about how microneedling can work wonders for your skin!”

Can collagen induction therapy help reduce the appearance of scars?

Absolutely, collagen induction therapy (CIT) is a remarkable solution for reducing the appearance of scars! Whether you’re bothered by acne scars, surgical scars, or any other type, CIT can make a significant difference. The process involves microneedling, creating small channels in the skin that stimulate collagen production.

As collagen increases, your skin undergoes a transformative process, leading to improved texture and diminished scar visibility. CIT is a versatile treatment that allows us to customize the approach based on your unique scar concerns. While results can vary from person to person, many clients experience a notable reduction in the appearance of scars after a series of CIT sessions.

During our consultation, we’ll delve into your specific scar-related goals and design a tailored plan to help you achieve smoother, more even skin. If you’re ready to tackle those bothersome scars and enhance your skin’s natural beauty, let’s discuss how CIT can be a game-changer for you!

Are there any side effects associated with microneedling?

While microneedling is generally safe and well-tolerated, it’s important to be aware of potential side effects. After the treatment, you might experience some redness and mild swelling, similar to a sunburn. These effects are entirely normal and usually subside within a day or two. It’s your skin’s way of responding to the micro-injuries created during the process. It’s crucial to follow post-treatment guidelines, including avoiding direct sunlight and certain skincare products for a brief period to ensure your skin’s optimal healing. It’s also worth noting that infection is a rare but possible risk, so maintaining a clean skincare routine post-treatment is key.

Your safety and comfort are my top priorities, and I’ll guide you through the entire process, from pre-treatment preparations to aftercare. If you have any concerns or questions about potential side effects, we can discuss them during our consultation. With proper care, the benefits of microneedling often outweigh the temporary and mild side effects, leaving you with radiant, rejuvenated skin!

What is the recommended frequency for collagen induction therapy sessions?

The recommended frequency for collagen induction therapy (CIT) sessions can vary depending on individual skin goals and concerns. Generally, an initial series of sessions is scheduled every 4-6 weeks to allow the skin sufficient time for healing and collagen production. This interval supports the gradual improvement of skin texture and appearance.

After the initial series, maintenance sessions are typically advised every 6-12 months to prolong the benefits of CIT. However, the ideal frequency can be personalized based on factors like your skin’s response, age, and specific concerns. During our consultations, we’ll discuss your unique skincare journey and create a customized plan, ensuring you get the most out of CIT while maintaining optimal skin health.

CIT is a versatile and effective treatment, and finding the right frequency for your sessions is a collaborative process. If you’re curious about integrating CIT into your skincare routine or have questions about session frequency, let’s chat and design a plan that aligns perfectly with your skin’s needs!

How soon can results be noticed after a microneedling treatment?

Microneedling works its wonders by jumpstarting your skin’s natural healing process, and you can start noticing some early signs of improvement within the first week. Right after the treatment, you might experience a healthy glow and a subtle boost in your skin’s texture – it’s like a little post-microneedling radiance kicking in.

As the days go by, usually around the second to third week, you’ll begin to see more substantial changes. This is when the collagen production really starts to ramp up, contributing to smoother, firmer skin. Fine lines may begin to soften, and any unevenness can show signs of evening out. It’s an exciting phase, and many clients report a refreshed and revitalised complexion that continues to get better over time.

Remember, everyone’s skin is unique, so individual responses may vary. Consistency is key, and with each session, you’re not just investing in a quick fix – you’re supporting your skin’s ongoing journey to a healthier and more radiant appearance.

Is there downtime or recovery after collagen induction therapy?

There’s minimal downtime associated with collagen induction therapy (CIT), making it a popular choice for those with busy schedules. After a session, you may experience some redness and mild swelling, similar to a sunburn. These effects typically subside within a day or two, and many clients feel comfortable returning to their regular activities almost immediately.

While the initial redness is normal, it’s advisable to avoid direct sunlight, intense workouts, and certain skincare products for a short period to support your skin’s healing process. However, these post-treatment guidelines are simple and designed to ensure optimal results. The beauty of CIT is that it offers remarkable benefits with minimal disruption to your daily life.

Your comfort and safety are paramount, and I’ll provide you with detailed aftercare instructions to make the recovery process as smooth as possible. If you have any questions or concerns about downtime after CIT, we can discuss them during our consultation. I’m here to guide you through the entire journey, ensuring you achieve radiant, rejuvenated skin without a prolonged recovery period.

Can microneedling be combined with other skincare treatments?

Absolutely, microneedling is a versatile treatment that plays well with others in the skincare realm! When it comes to enhancing your skin’s health and appearance, combining microneedling with complementary treatments can yield fantastic results. However, it’s crucial to choose the right partners for this skincare journey.

One highly recommended companion for microneedling is the aesthetics treatment “Skin Boosters.” This dynamic duo works synergistically, with microneedling creating microchannels in the skin to stimulate collagen production, and Skin Boosters delivering a boost of nourishing hyaluronic acid. The result? Improved hydration, enhanced skin plumpness, and an overall rejuvenated complexion.

During our consultations, we’ll craft a personalized plan that optimizes the benefits of microneedling while ensuring compatibility with your unique skin needs. Let’s embark on a skincare journey that caters to your skin’s well-being!

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