If you’ve done a little research into how to improve your skin’s complexion then chances are you’ve come across high frequency treatments. If you haven’t, allow us to shed some light on one of skincare’s versatile and multifunctional modalities that is virtually painless and extremely safe.
What is High Frequency?
High frequency treatments are performed with a wand that emits violet and red light. Unlike other energy-based facial treatments, the frequency is not passed through the skin, making this as non-invasive as it gets. The technology was originally developed by Nikola Tesla in the 1800s and was intended for medical treatments. It has since gained additional recognition for the aesthetic benefits after first being used for cosmetic purposes in the 1970’s.
How exactly do High Frequency Treatments work?
When a glass high frequency electrode is used a mild electrical current is passed through argon gas or neon which causes a buzzing noise. This produces light that is exceptional for treating both bacteria causing acne and fine lines! If you ask Deb Davis with Sleekskin® Aesthetics, the louder the buzz, the more there is to “treat ;)”
What are the benefits of High Frequency Treatments?
High frequency has several benefits, but the two most common and noteworthy ones are the antibacterial (from the violet/blue light) and anti-inflammatory (from the red/orange light). Common uses for this powerful combination include:
- Clearing the skin of breakouts and preventing new ones
- Reducing fine lines and wrinkles
- Minimizing the appearance of dark spots
- Increasing collagen production
- Refining pores and minimizing oil production
- Lymphatic drainage promoted by the rush of oxygen molecules
How long does a High Frequency Treatment take?
These treatments pack a powerful punch in a short amount of time. At Sleekskin® Aesthetics, we like to incorporate our High Frequency treatments into your routine monthly facials. They don’t add much time but can speed healing and ignite collagen. I can also do the neck for this reason. High frequency can be added to any facial for $12.00! Interested in learning more about High Frequency treatments or ready to schedule your facial featuring this treatment? Contact Sleekskin® Aesthetics today